About Us

Our Staff

Jeremy Courtney

CEO & Founder, Iraq

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Jessica Courtney

Vice President International Programs & Founder, Iraq

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JR Pershall

Chief Operating Officer, USA

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Yemisi Adetunji

Vice President Finance & HR, USA

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Ben Irwin

Director of Communications & PR, USA

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Skip Matheny

Director of Digital, USA

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Fred Perry

Director of Development, USA

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Toni Collier

Director of Gathering, USA

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Jen Meyerson

Director of Relief, USA

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Dr. Sarah AK Ahmed

Director of Programs Operations, Iraq

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Erin Wilson

Senior Field Editor, Iraq

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Ihsan Ibraheem

Program Documentation, Iraq

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Dane Barnett

Student and University Engagement Manager, USA

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Wendy Russ

Impact Officer, USA

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Jon Hensley

Community Insights Manager, USA

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Inas Basim

Program Officer, Iraq

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Diana Oestreich

Key Relationships Officer, USA

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Jessica Throop

Institutional Engagement Manager, USA

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Michel Tannous

Syria Country Representative

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Brooklyn Penn

Community and Donor Engagement Manager, USA

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Taylor Gorman

User Experience Manager, USA

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Leigh Saxon

Accounting Assistant, USA

Rawand Rasul

Iraq Office Field Manager, Iraq

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Lindsey Pruett-Hornbaker

Grant Officer, USA

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Nathan Holles

eCommerce Merchandise Coordinator, USA

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Lindsay Tevebaugh

Shop Logistics & Customer Care, USA

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Abigail Foster

Gifts Officer, USA

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Kim Mack

Project Manager, USA

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Anna Brooks

Gathering Coordinator, USA

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Saadia Qureshi

Gathering Coordinator, USA

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Rachel Florence

Executive Assistant & Event Coordinator, USA

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Matt Malcom

Donor Relations Coordinator, USA

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Kayla Craig

Podcast Coordinator, USA

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Chelsea Hochstetler

Iraq Partner-Led Program Manager, UAE

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Alissa Cunningham

Empowerment Officer & Intern Coordinator, Iraq

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Charlene Winfred

Communications Officer, Iraq

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Anna Wozniak

WorkWell Program Manager, Iraq

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Monica Minor

Human Resources, USA

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Lana Zring

Donor Care Coordinator, USA

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Ashley Nichols

Empowerment Reporting, Iraq

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Joe Sanchez

Front-end Engineer, USA

Tammy Burke

Executive Assistant, USA

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Raqiyah Mays

Major Gifts Officer, USA

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Sabah

Warehouse Associate, USA

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Hataw

Warehouse Associate, USA

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Hawar Adil

Program Officer, Iraq

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Zachariah Thrasher

Program Officer, Syria

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Chad Clendinen

Communications Officer - Video, USA

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Rafael Avila

Programs Officer, Latin America

Chase Moore

Designer, USA

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Michelle Marosz

Senior Accountant, USA

katelynnsiegrist

Student Engagement Coordinator, USA

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