This team of dedicated staff is here to walk you and your church through each step as you define the best partnership for your congregation, fund projects, and even visit the field!
Partner Development Liaison – USA
Jordan has been serving at FH since October 2018 within Strategic Partnerships by engaging with and connecting local churches into the mission of FH and ultimately further into the mission of God. He is married to the love of his life, Gabby, and together they have a lovely and energetic daughter named Norah (2).
Jordan graduated from Arizona State University with his Bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Leadership and Management and later from Fuller Theological Seminary with a Master’s degree in Theology. Over the years Jordan has served in numerous ministry roles beginning his career in the mission of Young Life and then moving into pastoral ministry within the local church, first in the Phoenix Metro area and most recently in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC.
Jordan has a strong belief in the role of the local church and the impact that it can have on its community and the world. He has a passion to mobilize the local church to address situations of poverty and a desire to see it fully living into its God given calling and identity.
Jordan enjoys quality time with his family, developing young leaders, teaching the bible, college football, and a great cup of coffee with good company.
Teams & Systems Coordinator – USA
Nikki is a specialist in teams and systems with Food for the Hungry (FH). She recently graduated from The University of Toledo with a Bachelor 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 children living in poverty. In her spare time she enjoys quality time with her husband, music, spending time with people, and hanging out at coffee shops. Contact Nikki via email.
Juan Pablo Belmonte
Field Liaison Manager – Bolivia
Juan Pablo has worked with church partnerships and short-term teams at Food for the Hungry (FH) for over 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.
Field Liaison – Dominican Republic
Carlos previously served as the Short-term Teams Coordinator in Food for the Hungry (FH) Dominican Republic for three and a half years. Prior to that he was the Sponsor Relations Agent in his hometown of Los Botados, Dominican Republic 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.
Field Liaison – Guatemala
Amalia previously served as the Short-term Teams Coordinator in Food for the Hungry (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 form a stronger relationship. She is honored to walk closely with you to strengthen your relationship with FH, and she looks forward to helping make a significant difference in the lives of vulnerable people. She lives in Coban, Guatemala. In her spare time, she enjoys music, books and good movies. Contact Amalia via email.