STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hope for Haiti announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously chosen Skyler Badenoch as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective January 17, 2017.
A returned Peace Corps Volunteer from Cote d'Ivoire, Skyler managed international programs in Haiti, Nicaragua, and Malawi for buildOn for 10 years. Most recently as Vice President of New Business Development, he raised more than $10MM for those programs. Skyler earned his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of Arizona and a Master's Degree in International Development Studies from the George Washington University. He has a working proficiency in both French and Creole.
"We are confident that the combination of Skyler's commitment to our mission, experience working in the region, and proven fundraising track record uniquely qualify him to grow upon the foundation that has been put in place for over 28 years," said Hope for Haiti Board Chair and former CEO Tiffany Kuehner.
"Tiffany Kuehner's vision and leadership have made Hope for Haiti one of the most impactful non-profits in the Greater South of Haiti," said Skyler Badenoch. "I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the next chapter and work with the Hope for Haiti staff to continue to help catalyze transformative change by creating sustainable communities."
About Hope for Haiti:
Hope for Haiti is a Naples, Florida, based 501(c)(3) charitable organization with the mission to improve the quality of life for the Haitian people, particularly children. Building upon 28 years of experience, Hope for Haiti works in five core program areas (Education, Healthcare, Water, Infrastructure and Economy) to connect, heal and empower communities in the Greater South of Haiti. Hope for Haiti is a 4-star rated charity by Charity Navigator and is a participant at the Gold Level through the GuideStar Exchange, two leading independent evaluators recognizing the organization's transparency and careful stewardship of donor resources.
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