Seattle Staff

Elizabeth Caldart grew up in Seattle and was a Global Visionaries program participant between 2007 and 2009.

    Elizabeth Caldart Associate Program Manager

    Jessie Chien is GV’s bookkeeper and joined GV in May 2017. She was born and raised in Taiwan and moved to the Seattle area in 2007.

      Jessie Chien Bookkeeper

      Caitlin Coggeshall is GV's operations manager. Caitlin was an intern for GV during the summer in 2015, and joined the staff in 2016.

        Caitlin Coggeshall Operations Manager

        Tom's passion for enabling leadership skills, especially among young people, drew him as a donor of Global Visionaries in 2001.

          Tom LaPaze Director of Development and Marketing

          Mario Flores is GV's Program Director. He first joined the organization in 2006 as a Country Coordinator working in Guatemala.

            Mario Flores Program Director

            Chris Fontana is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Global Visionaries.

              Chris Fontana Chief Executive Officer

              Guatemala Staff

              Sandra Hurtarte completed training to be a secretary, and is now studying to receive a degree in social work.

                Sandra Hurtarte Administrative Assistant

                Jose Eduardo Cordova Alvares was born in Antigua Guatemala and currently lives in Ciudad Vieja (Old Town) Sacatepequez.

                  Eduardo Cordova Program Assistant

                  Claudia Irene Hernández García was born in San Miguel Escobar; she has been with Global Visionaries since 2013.

                    Claudia Hernandez Program Logistic Coordinator

                    In his last year of high school, Billy began to volunteer with GV, and was deeply impacted by the work he did.

                      Billy Lopez Country Program Director

                      Aurelio has worked with GV since 2003; prior to his involvement he worked with El Centro Linguistico, La Union in Antigua.

                        Aurelio Hernandez Guatemala Senior Director