MEET OUR STAFF
Your congregation plays a key role in inspiring hope in people living in poverty. We want to walk with you to develop your church's heart for the poor. Meet Food for the Hungry's (FH) experienced church engagement staff – a group of people dedicated to providing support for your church's international ministry.
Our staff gives you and your congregation individual attention to develop and experience international relationships with community leaders and members. Learn more about our exceptional staff that can help your church to take part of ending poverty worlwide. You can also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the inquiry form for more information.
In the fall of 2015, Randall joined the leadership team of Food for the Hungry (FH) as the Director of Church Engagement. Randall is a public speaker, teacher, humorist, counselor, essayist and financial advisor. From 1975-2002, Randall served four different congregations as pastor. Concurrent with those assignments, he was adjunct professor at three universities in the United States and guest lecturer at colleges in Germany, Trinidad and Russia. As President of a financial services firm in Washington, Randall has lectured to and worked with dentists and doctors as his primary focus. Randall dedicates 20 percent of his time to serving pastors, college professors and leaders of non-profit organizations as well as their constituencies. Contact Randall via email.
Heidi has been serving Food for the Hungry (FH) as the Church Representative of Asia, Haiti and the Dominican Republic for the last five years. Previous to that she spent her time working in the Creative Services department as a Resource Coordinator gathering photos and stories from the field. Having visited over 11 countries, Heidi is well traveled with great insight into Asian and Haitian cultures. She is the lead advocate for FH's Women of Action and supports efforts to help educate women living in poverty. Heidi calls Phoenix home and is proud that both her grown children also chose careers in helping the poor. She is currently studying at Hope International University, majoring in Human Development with a focus on Counseling. She loves to be outdoors and enjoys hiking and camping with her husband and dog. You can also find her documenting her travels on her blog. Contact Heidi via email.
Brittani currently serves Food for the Hungry (FH) as the Teams Manager where she coordinates short-term team travel to the field year-round, ensuring that every church partner has a transformational experience. She first joined FH in 2008 as an Internship Coordinator after graduating from Bethel University with her degree in Political Science and Reconciliation Studies. Brittani became passionate about poverty and social justice issues after studying abroad in Cape Town, South Africa. She calls Phoenix home and loves to spend time with her husband and their two daughters. Contact Brittani via email.
Barbara has been with Food for the Hungry (FH) since January 2007. She began as an Executive Assistant in the Global Marketing and Communications department. She feels there are very few careers that give such an opportunity to impact the lives of people who live in some of the hardest places in the world. Barbara understands excellence in kingdom ministry and enjoys volunteering and engaging in service at her church. When she isn’t working or volunteering, you will find her making all sorts of fun memories with her grandchildren, or catching up on her reading. You can contact Barbara via email.
Carlos currently serves Food for the Hungry (FH) as the Teams Coordinator to FH Dominican Republic where he has spent the last three years. Prior to that he was the Sponsor Relations Agent in his hometown of Los Botados, where he was also an active volunteer. Los Botados is a former FH community where Carlos grew up as a sponsored child. He is honored to walk closely to strengthen church relationships with FH and he looks forward to helping make a significant difference in the lives of vulnerable people. He lives in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In his spare time, he enjoys reading biography books, playing sports and mentoring youth. Contact Carlos via email at email.
Amalia currently serves as the Church Representative in Guatemala. Previously, she served as the Short-term Teams Coordinator in FH Guatemala for five years. During this time, she acquired valuable experience while helping to implement FH programs. As a former sponsored child with FH, Amalia loves interacting with sponsored children and their sponsors, encouraging them to a stronger relationship. She is honored to walk closely with you to strengthen your church relationship with FH, and she looks forward to helping to make a significant difference in the lives of vulnerable people. She lives in Coban, Guatemala. In her spare time, she enjoys reading books and watching good movies. Contact Amalia via email.
Juan Pablo Belmonte
Juan has worked with church partnerships and short-term teams at Food for the Hungry (FH) for six years. He believes deeply in FH's vision, mission and values, seeking to live them out in every area of his life. As an experienced speaker, Juan Pablo can help motivate your church to minister overseas. He lives in La Paz, Bolivia, with his wife and four children. Contact Juan via email.
Nicolette (Nikki) Miller
Nikki currently serves Food for the Hungry (FH) as the Team and Systems Coordinator. She recently graduated from The University of Toledo with a Bachelors of Arts in Communications. Nikki previously worked as the Administrative Coordinator and Assistant to a young adult pastor where she helped build and run a growing young adult ministry for almost four years. Nikki first encountered FH as a volunteer in the artist program where she helped connect children to sponsors at local events. Having experienced mission work in Mexico and Haiti, Nikki found her call to join the fight against world hunger and her passion to help the children living in poverty. In her spare time she enjoys reading, music, spending time with people, and hanging out at coffee shops. Contact Nikki via email.