Dan is a strategist and senior leader with over 30 years of experience in consumer marketing and retailing for Fortune 500 companies. He is a noted authority in retailing, consumer behavior, and customer experience. He has come to care deeply about the crisis of water and the lack of attention to underserved regions.
Digital Sales Lead, US Retail at Microsoft Corporation
Doug has held various positions with Microsoft for over 25 years and is currently the US Retail Digital Sales lead based in Columbus, Ohio. After his first visit to Central Africa, he realized that clean water is taken for granted by most of us. Doug knew he needed to be part of making safe water “for granted” for everyone.
Finance and Corporate Strategy Consultant at The Clapham Group
John B. (Jay) Parks
Jay has enjoyed a number of careers, beginning with international finance at Eli Lilly and Company, and has retired several times. He previously served as WFG’s Chief Financial Officer and is committed to helping people overcome the ravages of poverty.
Physician at Kaiser Permanente
Dr. Earl Quijada
Earl has 20 years of experience in healthcare. He is active in developing systems to deliver high quality care to people in their homes. He sees water as a cornerstone of health and is pleased to serve with Water for Good to transform and sustain water delivery.
Ed Miller is President of Columbus, Ohio based Exhibitpro. A marketing company that specializes in creating memorable, results-driven experiences through trade shows, events, and corporate environments. Ed joined the Water for Good board because he was was inspired by Jim Hocking’s passion for the Central African Republic.
Senior Financial Analyst at Bosch Building Technologies
John grew up in a family with close connections to Central Africans and missionaries to CAR. From an early age he has been committed to caring faithfully for our African brothers and sisters.
Senior TPM at Nortal US
Kess has played many roles in the technology sector including delivery, account management and functional leadership, including in some Fortune 500 companies. He has spent most of the last decade managing large technology programs and projects. He values helping others as much as possible, so that can become self-reliant.
He has been inspired by the Hocking family and the work they have done in the Central African Republic. He has seen up close the impact of the scarcity of water and supports the vision of Water for Good to help meet the challenge.
In 2009, Luke felt called by God to start a pottery business that wasn’t about himself, and he gave a portion of all sales to clean water projects through Water for Good. Now he is blessed to lead a team of over 50+ people. He loves that Water for Good sees the big picture of providing jobs and giving Central Africans a hand up, not a hand out.
CEO, The Well Coffeehouse
Mike joined the Nashville-based nonprofit chain, The Well Coffeehouse, after marketing and leadership roles with non-profit organizations Compassion International and Blood:Water. Prior to his experience in non-profit, his career spanned the entertainment, food and retail industries, including nine years with Starbucks Coffee, both in store operations and leading regional and national marketing strategies throughout the US.
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