board of advisors
Miriam Ofosu Appeah
Miriam Ofosu Appeah is the owner and founder of St. Mary’s Preparatory School in Ghana. In 1998, she took a small-business loan to build and grow her school.
Ken Blanchard is the author or co-author of more than 35 books on leadership, including The One Minute Manager, Raving Fans, and Gung Ho! Ken is widely recognized as a premier thinker and writer on leadership
Loren Cunningham is the co-founder of the international Christian missionary organization Youth With A Mission (YWAM) and the University of the Nations.
Rod Dammeyer is chairman of CAC, a private company offering capital investment and management advisory services. He is a member of the boards of directors of Stericycle, Inc. and Quidel Corporation, in addition to being a trustee of Invesco Funds and Van Kampen Investment Funds.
Kwabena Darko is the founder of Darko Farms & Co. and Director of the Bank of Ghana. Kwabena received a microfinance loan 45 years ago. Over time, he parlayed that loan into one of the most successful private enterprises in Ghana.
Brian Fikkert is the founder and Executive Director of the Chalmers Center for Economic Development, a research and training center that is dedicated to helping churches and missionaries to declare the kingdom of God by bringing economic development and spiritual transformation to the poor.
Victor Hu is Global Head of Education Technology & Services Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs. He co-founded the education practice at Goldman, and today leads a team that advises, finances and invests in the leading education companies around the world.
Mary Kamanzi is the founder of the Arise and Shine School and National Director of Youth With A Mission (YWAM) for Rwanda. The Arise and Shine School is among the premier private primary schools in Rwanda and has a vision to disciple the nation of Rwanda by laying a strong foundation through quality Christ-centered education.
Dr. Paul Kim is the Chief Technology Officer and Assistant Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. He leads initiatives involving the design of learning technologies, educational research, and community development.
Geraldo Orozco has been CEO of ASPIRE since 2000. ASPIRE is a Christian financial institutions which offers microcredit in the Dominican Republic.