Meet the men and women around the world who operate on the behalf of OneTrack International.
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SHAUN BAMFORTH is the Executive Director of ONETrack International. Shaun Bamforth has a Masters of Business Administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management as well as an undergraduate degree in civil engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Shaun is currently a Senior Account Executive for Gartner, Inc. in their supply chain practice. In this role Shaun partners with Supply Chain Executives and their teams to ensure they have the resources and insights needed to achieve their mission critical priorities. Prior to getting his MBA, Shaun worked as an engineering consultant for real estate developers and municipalities in the South Florida area. During his time in Florida, Shaun also founded and served on the board of the Davie Youth Lacrosse Foundation, served for three years as Board Treasurer of the Kids Ecology Corps, and founded and ran Broward Lacrosse Advantage, Inc. – a Private Lacrosse Training and Event services company. Shaun is married with one young daughter. In his spare time shaun enjoys golfing, coaching lacrosse, BBQing on his BGE, bike riding and gardening. Email: email@example.com
TODD FINKLESTONE is the Director of Operations at ONETrack International. Todd has a Master of Science in Ethics and Public Policy and a Bachelor of Science in International Relations, with a minor in Philosophy, from Suffolk University. He is an accredited Ethicist with international experience in the NGO sector where he has applied his training in human rights, policy analysis, and international development in the field of global security. Todd is a Response Team Member with the disaster relief agency ShelterBox International, for which he is a six-time recipient of the President of the United States of America’s ‘Volunteer Service Award’ for responding to natural disasters and manmade conflicts in Uganda, the Philippines, Paraguay, Malaysia, Cameroon, Nepal, Tanzania, Fiji, Sri Lanka, Niger, Mozambique, Barbuda, Bangladesh and the US. In addition, Suffolk University has honored him with the ‘Graduate Recognition for Outstanding Service Award’ and ‘Ten Under Ten Alumni Recognition Award’ for his endeavors in the NGO arena. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ANNA CAVOLOWSKY is the Advancement Director at ONETrack International. She received her Bachelors of Science in Hospitality Administration from Boston University. She spent her last 5 years managing restaurants where she fell in love with the “people-side” of the hospitality business. This love led her to CameroonONE and she is thankful to have the opportunity to help these wonderful children! Currently, Anna is working for a Hospitality Consulting Firm, Empowered Hospitality, where she advises multiple clients on the best Human Resource practices and leadership development. Her goal is to utilize her skills in communication and networking to cultivate donor relations within CameroonONE and ONEtrack International. In her spare time, Anna loves to run through different boroughs in NYC, try that hole in the wall restaurant, and read cheesy romance novels. Email: email@example.com
HILARY HAHN is the Media and Marketing Director at ONETrack International. She studied at the University of Idaho for three years before completing her Bachelors in Business Administration and Marketing at Eastern Washington University. She currently resides in Spokane, Washington where she is pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration and working as an Accounts Manager for a Hahn Engineering Inc. As an Accounts Manager, she is able to utilize her skills as an organizer, leader and innovator. She has previously spent many hours volunteering at fundraisers and community events where she found her passion for helping others. Hilary is a large advocate for environmental health and giving back to the community. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, being outdoors, exploring cultures, yoga and spending time with her 4-year old daughter. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
AMANDA LACROIX is the Head of Community at ONETrack International. She received her Associate of Arts degree from The University of Phoenix with an Accounting concentration. She later received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Boise State University with a major in General Business, a minor in Nonprofit Management, a focus on Human Resources, and is currently researching grad schools with MPA programs that focus on Nonprofits. When not at work or running her two kids around you can find her exploring local coffee shops, checking out more books from the library than she can possibly read, and anxiously awaiting the final season of Supernatural. Email: email@example.com
ESTEFANIA ARIAS HENAO is the Marketing Development Manager at ONETrack International. Professionally, she is a marketing specialist with complementary studies in ROI optimization for digital marketing. She has six years of work experience in designing, implementing and executing marketing plans and strategies. She has a masters degree in marketing and recently finished an online course in Digital Marketing Analytics from MIT. Estefania believes in an honest and powerful marketing that is able to connect people and generate positive social impact. She has always been passionate about working for a nonprofit organization that works to help orphaned children, especially because both of her parents passed away when she was 5 years old and was raised by her grandmother. She feels honored to be able to work with an organization that supports orphaned children in such a holistic way like ONETrack International.Though originally from Colombia, she moved to live in Cambridge, MA with her husband and her dog. Currently, they are expecting their first baby.
KARA LAPSO is the Program Evaluation Manager at ONETrack International. Kara has a Master of Social Work and is a Licensed Social Worker. She has a bachelor’s degree in international development, a minor in Spanish, and a master’s in social work specializing in community development and social justice. Kara has been working with refugee and immigrant populations since 2009; working in disaster zones with ShelterBox International since 2013; and has been working in international development since 2010. Kara has held professional, research, and volunteer positions in 13 countries and has, both, attended and assisted in a total of 6 disaster simulations and trainings. Kara has a passion for impact evaluation and has worked on multiple program evaluations in the United States, Cameroon, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines. Moreover, Kara has worked with an array of large domestic and international research projects. Kara enjoys rock climbing, white water kayaking, and yoga.
ZAFIRAH SINGHAM is the Human Rights Officer at ONETrack International. Zafirah received her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from the University of London in Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) in 2017. This is where her interest for the Human Rights sector was first piqued when she picked up an elective in Complex Emergencies and Humanitarian Crisis which sparked her commitment to helping those in need. Ever since then, she has been volunteering online, assisting NGOs offsite wherever possible while working full time in the banking sector in Singapore. She hopes to hone and fully utilise her research skills to raise awareness to stakeholders regarding the importance of the work being done in CameroonONE and ONEtrack International to assist orphaned children to be placed in their respective families. Aside from this, Zafirah would use her spare time to go swimming or simply catching an indie movie in town if she isn’t busy poring through her collection of books at home.
RAJAT GOSWAMI is the IT Operations Manager at ONETrack International. He has a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Waterloo and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University. He works as a software developer in Montreal and hopes to volunteer his time in the non-profit sector to help organizations expand their impact through technology. In his spare time he enjoys cooking, discovering new music and occasionally forcing himself to exercise.
KATRINA BONWIT received her Bachelor’s in International Studies from UC San Diego in 2018 and began as a volunteer for CameroonONE that same year. Through her role on the OTI team, she hopes to increase engagement from current and potential supporters, as well as spread awareness of the complex issues behind the work of OTI. She currently works as an English teacher in South Korea, but in her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and doing yoga.
PERLE SAND is the Volunteer Manager at ONETrack International. Originally born and raised in Denmark, Perle is now based in Boston where she is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Entrepreneurial Leadership, building on her Bachelor of Science in International Business and Finance. Perle’s love for supporting children in need emerged during her time volunteering at UNICEF and at Red Cross where she worked to spread awareness and organize fundraising. It has now led her to becoming part of ONETrack International where she supports our fundraising interns by providing them with resources and advice as well as recruiting more volunteers. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WASEEQ MOHAMMAD is the Safety and Security Operations Manager at ONETrack International. Waseeq is pursuing a Master of Science in Emergency Management and has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, from Texas A&M. Waseeq is a Response Team Member with the disaster relief agency Islamic Relief. Waseeq is a Crisis Counselor for the Crisis Text Line. He is also an actor for a Houston talent agency. Besides his passion to be a humanitarian, he wants to become an actor and positive role model for Muslim-Americans. If you want to get him talking, just mention superheroes, anime, tea, or video games.
CHELSEY JONES is the Corporate Giving Manager at ONETrack International. She received her bachelors of Business and Management at Berklee College of Music, and her Masters in Economics and Cultural Heritage at the University of Bologna. Chelsey is passionate about volunteering to create access to education, and has volunteered regularly to teach ESL, as well as to offer music classes to children. She currently resides in Genoa Italy where she lives with her fiancé. In her spare time Chelsey loves traveling, cooking, and taking fitness classes.
KAYLA SHEPPERON is the HR Coordinator at ONETrack International. Kayla has a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. She is a current Master of Public Administration candidate at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and will be graduating this summer. Kayla has over ten years of experience working in human services throughout the US. She is the spouse of an active duty military service member and has one daughter. She also coaches soccer for children ages two through six. She has a strong interest in human rights, especially in the areas of child welfare and human trafficking. She is excited to have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of orphaned children around the world. Kayla enjoys going to concerts, horseback riding, and taking day to trips to the beach in her spare time. Email: email@example.com
CHRIS ALEXANDER volunteers as a web administrator and field photographer for ONETrack International. He turned an art degree into a lifetime of communications and production work in the non-profit sector. Chris spent a decade advocating for Israel and the Jewish people and about half as long working in international disaster relief. He is three-time recipient of the President of the United States of America’s ‘Volunteer Service Award’. In his spare time, Chris loves art, climbing and live music. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MAIA is the Media and Marketing Assistant and received her Bachelor’s of Science in Hospitality Administration from Boston University and her Sommelier Certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers. She spent 6 years after graduation managing restaurants in the Boston area before moving cross country to pursue a career in the wine industry. While in Boston, she was introduced to OneTrack International and began volunteering after switching careers. Currently, she is working at a winery in Sonoma County where she interacts with guests and educates them on winemaking practices and sustainable farming. In her spare time, she cooks, follows the New York Rangers hockey club, and travels when she can.
ALYSSA SILIG is the Operations Assistant at ONETrack International. She found a love working with nonprofit organizations through volunteering and organizing community service projects in her hometown, and managing cases at the local homeless shelter. This eventually led her to receive a Bachelors of Science in International Affairs and Public Administration from Florida State University. Upon graduation, Alyssa excitedly joined the ONETrack team to work on a number of diverse operations and administration assignments. Additionally she works as a freelance digital marketer helping small businesses build a lasting connection with their customers online. In her spare time she enjoys thrift shopping, rock climbing, yoga and exploring the endless trails and outdoor activities Colorado has to offer!
CYNTHIA ZHOU is the Director of Fundraising Strategy. She lives in Toronto, Canada. After received her bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario, she started her career as a management consultant and now works for a start-up. Her goal is to use the strategic and operational knowledge she gained from her career to help OneTrack expand its sources of funding. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with a dog, travelling, and visiting local shops!
ONETrack in Cameroon
CONRAD NKIMBENG is the Programs Coordinator at CameroonONE. Conrad founded the Mankon Happy Children Organization, a Bamenda-based NGO that serves the needs of the children of the community with the motto, ‘child protection for leadership’, by protecting against all abuses, promoting basic hygiene and morals, and using sport activities and agriculture programs to educate and unify all children of Bamenda. Mankon Happy Children monitors their daily lives, health requirements, and educations and tends to children who have been hospitalized or imprisoned. In 2017, he received the Humanitarian Recognition Award from the Young Citizens Contributing Positively organization and Cameroon Ministry of Social Affairs for his work with CameroonONE and the orphaned children of Mankon. He is currently studying Psychology, Physical Education and Animation at the University of Bamenda. Conrad is also a referee for FECAfoot, Fédération Camerounaise de Football, the Football Association of Cameroon as well as a sports teacher at Catholic Primary Mission Schools Mankon.
DAVID SHNITZER is the Treasurer of CameroonONE. David has a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University. He is at present the Boston, Massachusetts Complex Director and Financial Advisor for the Fortune 250 financial planning firm, Ameriprise Financial, where, as a registered principle, he oversees all aspects of business operations. In his personal planning practice, he helps families and small businesses achieve their individual goals. David has been involved in all aspects of personal finance, managing a wide number of private and professional operations. He continues to direct education, investment, and retirement planning, risk and cash flow management, and estate and business succession planning by providing highly skilled financial guidance. In 2018, David was a finalist for the Invest in Others’ Global Impact Award for his work with CameroonONE and ONETrack International. Invest in Others celebrates the incredible ways that advisors and firms give back to their communities.
NICOLAS ANGWAFO is the Communications Officer at CameroonONE. Nicolas studied Film Production at Houston Community College and Psychology at Texas University. Nicolas received the Views Award for Best Documentary and came in first at the Island Film Festival for his documentary ‘Silent Voices’, a piece that exhibited the daily plights of Houston’s homeless population.
JON MONTCRIEFF is the Director of Organizational Services at CameroonONE. Jon has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University. He is currently the Manager of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Group at Davol Inc., a leading medical device company specializing in hernia repair. Jon leads a team of engineers responsible for developing specialized equipment and processes to manufacture devices comprised of absorbable synthetic materials, collagen, and antibiotic coatings, He has held a number of other roles in Advanced Technology and Research in the plastics field. Jon has utilized his organizational and leadership skills to manage engineering projects from prototype concepts to manufactured products. In this role he acts as the technical liaison between all departments including Chemistry, Research and Development, Quality Control, Regulatory, Sales and Manufacturing. He has a strong background in statistical control including a green belt in Six Sigma and has received multiple patents for his work. In his spare time Jon enjoys playing golf, basketball, and taking walks with his family.
ONETrack in Greece
TEO KARAGIANNIS is the Director of ONETrack in Greece. Teo is a lawyer and partner at Karagiannis Law firm in Thessaloniki, heading the office’s litigation team. His main area of practice stands with Human Rights and Refugee Protection, although he remains significantly engaged in criminal law cases as the office’s lead litigation attorney. Teo has served as a UNHCR/ICMC Associate Protection Expert in Greece during the heightening of the refugee crisis in 2016-17. He presently advises Human Rights NGOs and serves as the lead attorney for Iliahtida in Northern Greece, involved in unaccompanied children refugees’ housing and protection projects. Teo also serves as an Assistant to the Professor of Criminal Procedure at the Aristotle University’s Law school, while completing his Ph.D. thesis in the same subject.
Take a look at the scope of ONETrack International’s global orphan care operations from Africa to Asia.