The board of directors provides organizational and financial accountability, as well as leadership, guidance, and direction in support of our mission, vision, and values.

Chris Marshall
Board Chair

Along with being a freelance professor, writer, Chris is the owner of Resurgam Coffee. He has a DMin from George Fox University in Leadership with Global Perspectives. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife Nicki and 3 kids where they lead a network of house churches called Ordinary Community Church.

Drew Moser
Board Secretary

Drew has a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and serves as Dean of Experiential Learning and Associate Professor of Higher Education at Taylor University.  He and his wife Bekah have five children, one of which is adopted from Guatemala. He is passionate about education as a tool for economic and social mobility.

Ralph Schoenrock
Board Treasurer

Ralph is a Managing Director of a major financial institution. He lives in Stamford, CT with his wife and two young children. He is very passionate about compassion outreach, and says that it is in hard places where he feels closest to God.

Ray Strecker

Ray is passionate about serving the poor and oppressed in Guatemala and travels there regularly. A former business owner, he is a member of La Viña Cincinnati, and has served as Pastor of Compassion Ministries at a local church.

Todd Hiestand

Todd works as Associate Director of Development for Compassion First and lives in Portland, OR. Along with three biological children, he has an adopted son from Guatemala and is passionate about serving the people of his son’s birth country.

Rebecca Caswell

Rebecca has a degree in Special Education from Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She and her husband R.J. are passionate about advocating for children globally. They are adoptive parents of four children—two from Guatemala and two from Ghana.

Bill Cummings

Bill is passionate about family, social justice, extreme poverty, and racial reconciliation. He is a co-founder of Lemonade International and earned his Master’s degree in Social and Civic Entrepreneurship at Bakke Graduate University.