|Jack Leslie is the chairman of Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading public relations firms. Mr. Leslie is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, former Chairman of the Board of USA for UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) and a participant in UNHCR Missions to Afghanistan (1998), Kosovo (1999) and Tanzania (2001). He is a trustee of the Circumnavigators Foundation and is a director of various corporate boards.|
Dr. John O. Agwunobi, Vice-Chairman
|Dr. John Agwunobi is currently the Senior VicePresident and President of Health & Wellness for Wal-Mart Stores Division, overseeing the company’s health and wellness business unit, which includes pharmacies, vision centers, and health care clinics. Prior to joining Wal-Mart, he was the Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and an Admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. He has served as Florida’s Secretary of Health and as a pediatrician.|
Mimi Alemayehou, Board Member
|Ms. Alemayehou serves as Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. Previously, she was the United States Executive Director at the African Development Bank, where she was responsible for executing Board decisions on behalf of the United States government. Ms. Alemayehou is a naturalized US Citizen; she was born in Ethiopia and spent her early years in Kenya before immigrating to the United States.|
Ward Brehm, Board Member
|Ward Brehm is an entrepreneur and public servant, engaged in African humanitarian efforts and public speaking on African relief and development. In his professional life, he is Founder and Chairman of The Brehm Group, a Twin Cities, Minnesota-based insurance consulting firm. He was awarded the Presidential Citizenship Medal for his work in Africa. He has authored two books on his experiences in Africa, Life Through A Different Lens and White Man Walking.|
Iqbal Paroo , Board Member
Iqbal Paroo has devoted his life to alleviating suffering among the world's most marginalized populations through improved health care and investment strategies. Mr. Paroo's expertise lies in complex health care systems, academic institutions, technology companies and venture-funded startups. He brings his unique expertise in business turnarounds, transition management and market strategy formulation and organization governance to USADF. He is the Managing Partner of Paroo and Associates and previously lead the Omidyar Network as President and CEO.
Morgan M. Davis, Board Member
Morgan Davis currently serves on the Boards of Directors for Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd., OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd., and White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. Morgan is the former Chairman of the Board for Global Strategies for HIV Prevention and is a former member of the Faith Alive Foundation. It was Morgan's involvement with Global Strategies that brought him to Jos, Nigeria several times, where the organization worked diligently to improve the health care options for the region.