Meet our leaders

Board of Directors

Mr. Brian Bullard [Chairman]

Senior Vice President, Investment Operations | The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

Mr. Justin Bosl

Attorney | Partner, Kazan McClain Satterley & Greenwood

Mr. Andrew Geleris

Physician | Magan Medical Clinic, Part of Optum

Dr. Maria Misthos

Medical Director | Aetna

Mr. Eric Paljug, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor of Business Administration | Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, Univ. of Pittsburgh

Ms. Anna Vedouras

Executive Director | Federal Executive Board

Mr. William Hoeft, Jr.

Chief Development Officer | Ziegler Cat

Dr. Christine Hoeplinger

Retired | Christine Hoeplinger, DDS 

Ms. Lory Barsdate Easton 

Retired Partner | Sidley & Austin LLP

Ms. Georgia Kazakis

Attorney | Owner, Covington & Burling LLP

Mr. Richard Ajalat 

 

Honorary Board Members

Mr. Charles R. Ajalat [Founder] 

Mr. William Hoeft, Sr.

 

National Advisory Board Members

Mr. Brian Gerich, Mr. Andrew Natsios, Mr. Peter Marudas, Ms. Maria Foscarinis, Ms. Frederica Mathewes-Green, Mr. Joel Smith, Mrs. Theodora Polamalu

Meet our Team

Staff Directory

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Kenneth Kidd

Executive Director

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Finance Staff

David Smeltzer

Chief Financial Officer

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Susan Short

Finance Manager

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Development Staff

Brenda Saridakis

Development Director

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Sarah Arnold

Annual Giving Manager

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Chris Short

Donor & Data Services

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Center & Program Leadership

Paul Finley

Director, FOCUS Cleveland

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Irene Basdakis

Director, FOCUS Southern California

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Mat. Vera Proctor

Director, FOCUS Minnesota

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Adam Murphy

Director, FOCUS Detroit

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Fr. Matthew Mcdonald

Director, FOCUS Gateway City

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Katrina Bitar​

Director, Youth Equipped to Serve

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John Moxen

National Programs Manager

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Patty Diaz

Coordinator, FOCUS San Diego

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Albert Deep

Coordinator, FOCUS West Central PA

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