Nancy Reynolds has 25 years of experience across eight countries in education, leadership, and clinical nursing, and has taught applied nursing skills in developing country hospital settings. Ms. Reynolds is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and holds a Masters of Science in Nursing Education from Georgetown University. She is currently enrolled in a post-masters Certificate in Infectious Diseases from the University of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Ms. Reynolds is a founding and active member of YPO/WPO’s Rwanda Action Forum, which works with the Government of Rwanda on business investment and development. Nancy’s interests are hiking, reading, and exploring other cultures. She currently lives in London with her husband while her three sons, daughter-in-law, and grandson reside between the US and the UK.
Albert Pace is the President and CEO of the Continental Saxon Group of Companies, which has been active in real estate development and management across both Canada and the United States. Al and his wife, Kristin, have funded multiple charitable endeavors through the Pace Family Foundation, including health and education projects in Canada connected to the First Nations, the North Bay and District Hospital, St Michael’s Hospital, and The Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. Additionally, the Pace Foundation has been involved with the development and initiation of numerous hospitals, health centers, schools and water projects in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. They have also been active with Médecins Sans Frontières in the Sudan, Syria and elsewhere in Africa. Al and Kristin have four grown children and enjoy travelling, sports and the arts.
Jennifer Lee is a Research Staff Associate at the Columbia School of Social Work. Previously, she was based in Lebanon building the capacity of the social service workforce to respond to the Syrian refugee crisis as well as to strengthen the national child protection and juvenile justice systems. She has also led child protection and gender-based violence programming for Congolese and Burundian refugees across all protracted camps, emergency sites, and urban areas of Rwanda. Jennifer has also worked in the U.S. with a number of governmental and non-governmental organizations to strengthen social justice interventions through program design, technical support, organizational development, and the provision of direct social services. She also holds degrees from Tufts University, Harvard University, and Columbia University, and is a recipient of the Gender and Public Policy Fellowship from the Council of Women World Leaders. Jennifer is the former Chief Operating Officer of Health Builders in Rwanda.
Andrea Guzman is an international health development professional with nearly 20 years of experience in operations, finance & oversight, grants management and strategic planning. She currently works in Geneva, Switzerland for the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council. She was previously involved with other non-governmental organizations, including the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, and spent eight years working for the United Nations in New York. Ms. Guzman holds a Master’s of Public Administration in International Economics from the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University and is studying towards her Master’s in Public Health at the Bloomberg School at Johns Hopkins University. Ms. Guzman is an avid runner who has completed over 30 marathons, and hopes to run a marathon in all 50 U.S. States.
Bruce Rabb is a lawyer who works primarily with organizations engaged in sustainable economic development, human rights, and economic justice. In addition to being a member of the Health Builders Board, he is Secretary and Director Emeritus of Human Rights Watch, and serves as Co-Chair of its LGBT Advisory Committee and Vice Chair of its Middle East North Africa Advisory Committee. He also serves on the Boards of the National Center for Law and Economic Justice, the National Economic & Social Rights Initiative, Cinereach, Asia Catalyst, and The People’s Portfolio, and is a member of the Ambassadors’ Circle of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience. He is also a Fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities at New York University, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Law Institute, and the New York City Bar Association where he serves on the Council on International Affairs.
Dr. Catarina R. Dolsten provides Executive Coaching and Consulting services for organizational growth and increased performance as well as professional development. Her experience spans the private sector, healthcare and pharma and not-for-profit organizations both in the US and globally. Dr. Dolsten brings an innovative and tailored consulting approach to change initiatives to ensure successful outcomes for leaders and organizations. Dr. Dolsten has a Masters degree in Organizational Development and Change Management (MA), Columbia University, NY, USA and is a Swedish Licensed Medical Doctor (MD). Dr. Dolsten is a certified Executive Coach, NYU, NY, USA.
Andrew Shih is on the leadership team of Corkery Group Unlimited, a full-service public relations firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. He has developed and implemented communications strategies for many of the world’s leading health organizations in the non-profit, government and corporate sectors, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNAIDS and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is a graduate of Carleton College, and lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, son and two cats.
Stephen Ineget is the current in-country director for KPMG Rwanda. He holds a Bachelor’s of Commerce and Accounting from Makerere University Kampala as well as an MBA from Edinburgh Business School-Heriot Watt University. Stephen’s previous work includes conducting audits in Denver, Colorado, serving as the chair of his church development committee, and engaging in motivational speaking events.
Working as an entrepreneur for over four decades, John Tyler has expertise in investment and management strategies. He currently works as the Managing Member and Chief Financial Adviser for Blue Eagle, LLC and also owns the commercial real estate firm, Cherry Creek Partners, LLC. John has held numerous board positions, with an extensive background in investment planning, trust management, and business development. Married for over 45 years with three daughters and seven grandchildren, John is a former marathoner who enjoys golf, skiing and the Colorado outdoor lifestyle.