CFK LEADERSHIP TEAM
Hillary Okhidi Omala
Erick Nandoya, Ph.D.
Board of Directors
Rye Barcott, Chair – Co-Founder, CFK Africa and Co-Founder and CEO, With Honor
Brett Bullington – Angel Investor and Advisor to Start-ups, Technology Entrepreneur
Jennifer Coffman, Ph.D. – Professor of Integrated Science and Technology, School of Integrated Sciences, James Madison University
Jim Herrington, Ph.D. – Co-Founder and Vice-President, Drone Data and Film® Photography; Professor (retired), Department of Health Behavior, UNC-Chapel Hill
Francis Kibet, Treasurer – Manager, IT Audit Services Duke Energy Corporation
George Kuria – Chief Executive Officer, ACRE Africa
Rosemary Maina – Senior Associate, Anjarwalla & Khanna | ALN
Suzanne Maman, Ph.D. – Professor and Associate Dean, Gillings School for Global Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill
James Ndiang’ui – Senior Finance, Administration and Compliance Manager, Malawi at Counterpart International
Joseph Nganga, Secretary – Executive Director, Smart Power Africa, Power Initiative, The Rockefeller Foundation
Dickson Omondi – Regional Director, Southern and East Africa, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)
Claire Rotich – Senior Associate, Health Industries Advisory at PwC
Dr. Ron Strauss, D.M.D., Ph.D. – Executive Vice Provost, UNC-Chapel Hill
James Peacock, Ph.D. [Honorary Member] – Kenan Professor of Anthropology, UNC-Chapel Hill
Madeleine Albright (in memoriam)
64th U.S. Secretary of State
Education Advocate; Professor of Religious Studies.
Senior Associate, Population Council
Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State
Co-Executive Director, UHAI: East African Sexual Health & Rights Initiative
Emory University Professor; Former Director, CDC Global Disease Detection Division in Kenya
Founder and CEO, Second Front; Former CFK Peacock Fellow
Professor, Harvard Business School; former CEO, Medtronic
Partner, Riverstone; Professor of Practice, Imperial Business School in London
Group CEO and Managing Director, The Standard Group Pl
Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Harvard University Center for the Environment, Harvard Kennedy School, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Vice President for Global Health, Emory University; Director, Emory Global Health Institute.
Cahners-Rabb Professor of Business Administration; Co-Unit Head, Negotiation, Organizations & Markets, Harvard Business School
CEO, UNC Health Care System; Dean of the School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, UNC; Former Director, US CDC
Board Member, Sall Family Foundation; Adjunct Professor, UNC School of Public Health
Past Board Chairs
Jennifer Coffman, Ph.D.
Associate Executive Director, Center for Global Engagement and Professor of Integrated Science and Technology, James Madison University
Deputy Managing Director, Bank of Africa Kenya
Chief Executive Officer, ACRE Africa
Kathleen McGinn, Ph.D.
Cahners-Rabb Professor of Business Administration Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Strategy and Recruiting, Harvard University
Training Facilitator, SelectTempStaffing
Senior Advisor, GIZ-PSDA
Executive Director, Smart Power Africa, Power Initiative, The Rockefeller Foundation
Kim Chapman Page
Owner of Bull City Running Co.
Division Director of Human Resources, Isuzu East Africa Ltd.