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Carol Stream, Illinois 60132

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Our Leadership and Field Experts

Meet the Team

Opportunity International's leaders use their extensive professional experience to ensure Opportunity achieves its mission of empowering people living in poverty to transform their lives, their children's futures and their communities.

Meet the Team

Opportunity International's leaders use their extensive professional experience to ensure Opportunity achieves its mission of empowering people living in poverty to transform their lives, their children's futures and their communities.

Atul Tandon

As CEO, Atul leads the organization’s efforts to engage American donors, funders, corporations, and the public to directly impact…

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Michael Chitwood

As Chief Philanthropy Officer, Michael leads Opportunity International’s private philanthropy, marketing, and communications…

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Randy Kurtz

Randy Kurtz leads the institutional business at Opportunity International, focusing on international programs, and resource development…

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Afia Asare

As the Director of Human Resources for Opportunity International, Afia manages HR strategy and operations for Opportunity’s…

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Marissa Benner

As Senior Director of AgFinance Operations & Stewardship, Marissa oversees Opportunity International’s Agriculture Finance program…

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Shannon Bruder

As Senior Vice President of Program Management, Shannon Burder leads the organization’s portfolio of institutionally funded…

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Mark Castellino

Mark Castellino leads Opportunity International’s government business line, which is responsible for key relationships, such…

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Luke Coulson

As the Director of Client Services for Opportunity International, Luke Coulson is responsible for developing innovative client-centric…

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William Derban

Dr. William Derban serves as the Global Director of Digital Financial Services for Opportunity International, defining technical…

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Laura DesGranges

Laura DesGranges is the Vice President of Marketing, leading the organization’s multi-channel fundraising campaigns; engaging…

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Camilo Garcia

As Vice President of Strategic Partnerships in Latin America, Camilo García is responsible for leading and overseeing the development…

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Simona Haiduc

Simona manages the technical fundraising team that develops relationships and builds business development strategies with strategic…

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Laura Hollis

As Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Laura Hollis is responsible for developing and executing human resources strategies…

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Mark Lutz

As Senior Vice President for Global Philanthropy, Mark is responsible for generating resources to empower the hardworking poor…

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Tineyi Mawocha

As Chief Program Officer, Tineyi Mawocha provides leadership and oversight towards the successful implementation of Opportunity…

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Renée McAlpin

As the Director of EduQuality for Opportunity International, Renée McAlpin is responsible for the global strategy, design, and…

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Andrew McCusker

As Head of Education Finance, Andrew oversees Opportunity’s work investing in schools and students around the world, helping…

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Lydia Baldridge Meier

Lydia Baldridge Meier has been with Opportunity International since 2004 in a number of roles. She currently manages the team…

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Mauricio Rincon

Mauricio Rincon leads Opportunity International’s impact investing and capital solutions efforts. Leveraging his Wall Street…

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Erika Rodriguez

As Vice President, Strategic & Financial Planning, Erika works with Opportunity International’s leadership to develop and ensure…

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Greg Roth

Greg serves as Opportunity’s Senior Vice President of Philanthropy, managing a national team of fundraisers responsible for…

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Scott Sheridan

Scott is responsible for operations, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), and business intelligence for Education Finance’s global…

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Connie Souto-Learman

Connie Souto Learman joined Opportunity International to lead and execute the Compliance Program, working across the organization…

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Timothy Strong

As Head of Agriculture Finance, Tim manages a diverse portfolio of agriculture finance products and services throughout Africa…

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Marge Tomasik

As Chief Financial Officer, Marge is responsible for the financial statements of Opportunity International US and Opportunity…

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David Wiegman

As Chief of Staff, Dave serves as thought partner and strategic advisor to the CEO, supporting the CEO in his work within the…

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Atul TandonChief Executive Officer
Michael ChitwoodChief Philanthropy Officer
Randy KurtzExecutive Vice President, International Programs and Capital Solutions
Afia AsareDirector, Human Resources
Marissa BennerSenior Director, AgFinance Operations & Stewardship
Shannon BruderSenior Vice President, Program Management
Mark CastellinoSenior Vice President, Government Services
Luke CoulsonDirector of Client Services, Agriculture Finance
William DerbanGlobal Director, Digital Financial Services
Laura DesGrangesVice President of Marketing
Camilo GarciaVice President, Strategic Partnerships, Latin America
Simona HaiducSenior Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Laura HollisSenior Vice President of Human Resources
Mark LutzSenior Vice President, Global Philanthropy
Tineyi MawochaChief Program Officer and Africa Regional Director
Renée McAlpinDirector, EduQuality
Andrew McCuskerHead of Education Finance
Lydia Baldridge MeierSenior Vice President, Philanthropy Services
Mauricio RinconManaging Director, Capital Solutions
Erika RodriguezVice President, Strategic & Financial Planning
Greg RothSenior Vice President of Philanthropy
Scott SheridanDirector of Operations, Education Finance
Connie Souto-LearmanDirector, Compliance
Timothy StrongHead of Agriculture Finance
Marge TomasikChief Financial Officer
David WiegmanChief of Staff

Board of Directors

      • Katéy Assem
        Chairman, Board of Directors, Opportunity International Savings & Loan, Ghana
      • Susan Haigh
        Former President and CEO, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
      • Joel Johnson
        Former President, CEO and Chairman, Hormel Foods Corporation, Inc.
      • Janelle Muntz Lassonde
        Former banker and independent author
      • Greg Nelson
        Former VP of Partner Ecosystem, Microsoft
      • Jane Nelson
        Former VP, Bank of America
      • Dale Patterson, Board Vice Chair
        President, The Bourton Group
        Former Chair and CEO, Opportunity International Canada
      • Carol Pelino
        Former Co-Chair, Board of Governors, Opportunity International
      • LeAnn Pedersen Pope, Board Chair
        Former Partner, Burke, Warren, MacKay, & Serritella, P.C.
      • Fred Sasser
        Chairman Emeritus, Sasser Family Holdings, Inc.
      • Atul Tandon
        Chief Executive Officer, Opportunity International
      • Ken Wathome
        Chairman of the Board, NW Realite Ltd., Property One Ltd., Kenya
      • Susan Haigh
        Former President and CEO, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

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