Robert Hanson has almost 30 years of experience driving profitable growth in challenging, competitive and volatile markets. He’s planned, launched and capitalized two successful for-profit enterprises and has over 20 years of charitable fund-raising (over $116 million for charitable organizations).
In addition to his role with Eagle Condor Humanitarian, Robert’s worked with several progressive organizations, including Utah Valley University (Foundation Executive Director)& Washington Institute for Graduate Studies (President & Owner). Having honorably served for 3 years, Mr. Hanson is a veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division, US Army (Ft. Bragg, NC). Mr. Hanson received his BBA from North Carolina Central University (Magna Cum Laude in business/finance, 1996) and an MBA from University of New Haven (2003).
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SLC Director of Operations Laura worked in Educational Fields for 20 years, teaching youth, training teachers, and writing curriculum. She was President of a CA teacher’s union, a Lead Union Negotiator and a National Writing Project presenter. She was a fellow for Harvard’s “Project Zero,” an honoree for the Random House teacher of the millennium, and a consultant for Bay Area Science Integration. Despite this, her humanitarian trips to Russia, Fiji, Africa, and South America motivated her to focus all of her time on humanitarian work.
Terrylynn attended Olympus High School and graduated from the University of Utah. She received her Masters of Education from Phoenix University. She served an LDS mission in Peru and has lived twelve years in Bolivia, Mexico, and Peru doing charity work. Terry has worked with Andean Children’s Foundation, CHOICE, EMI, Chasqui Humanitarian and presently with Eagle Condor Humanitarian, with whom she is a co-founder. She enjoys leading Humanitarian Expeditions, which gives her the opportunity to serve, meet new people and explore new places. She is the proud mother of five children and two granddaughters. Currently, she teaches special education at a charter school. Her hobbies are photography and traveling.
Melissa (Missy) Webster
Melissa (Missy) was raised in Lehi, Utah and currently resides in Spanish Fork. Missy fulfilled a Spanish speaking LDS mission in Houston, Texas, which is where she gained her love for the Latin people. Professionally, she is a licensed escrow officer and has worked in a variety of administrative positions. She has been very involved in her church, school, and community. She and her husband have four very active children. Her family has traveled to Peru on humanitarian expeditions and love it. Missy has led over twenty expeditions and enjoys working side by side with the people of the different countries where we are currently working. Missy loves her work with Eagle Condor and is excited to be part of such a fast moving organization.
Celeste Bain Allen
Celeste lives in Draper, Utah and is the lovely mother of five children. Celeste’s first language is Spanish. She is a certified translator and she served an LDS mission in La Paz Bolivia. She is a graduate of Utah State University with a BA in Political Science, a Certificate International Relations with an emphasis in Latin American studies. Celeste has worked as a drug and gang prevention coordinator with Hispanic youth, and she also has volunteered as an evaluator for a prevention program aimed at young Hispanic women.
Brent is a Certified Public Accountant whose accounting firm specializes in tax research, planning and compliance. He oversees companies’ tax situations and has clients in the retail, hospitality, manufacturing, real estate and nonprofit industries. He previously worked for an international accounting firm for over ten years. Brent has served as chairman of the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants Tax Symposium committee for several years, has been on the advisory board of the Single Mom Foundation, and has been involved as a volunteer in the United Way and the March of Dimes. Brent and his wife Annette have four daughters ages 10 to 23.
Ken & Gloria Deyhle
Ken and Gloria run the Deyhle Foundation: a family run humanitarian organization committed to promoting worldwide literacy. Their goal is to provide new textbooks, literature, and other teaching materials to the most impoverished areas of the world. As a family they have traveled to third world countries and experienced poverty firsthand. These experiences have inspired them to do everything they can to make a difference in the lives of the poorest citizens within these communities. Ken and Gloria are among the original founders of Eagle Condor Humanitarian and continue to serve to this day.
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Jan earned his BS and MS degrees at BYU. He was drafted during the Vietnam War where he served at the Pentagon for two years. After which he worked for the LDS church educational system for 38 years with assignments throughout the continental US and Hawaii teaching seminary, in Institutes and coordinating church programs and operations. Currently Jan lives in Lehi, Utah with his lovely wife Becky, to whom he has been married for 39 years. His 5 children children have all served LDS missions.
Scott has over 23 years of Medicare reimbursement experience in the healthcare industry working in a “big four” CPA firm, as the Controller for a chain of healthcare providers, and as founder and principal of Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting. As a CPA and business owner, Scott provides sound guidance and wisdom to all ECH projects and programs.
Al is our resident renaissance man. He was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. He received his BS in Chemical Engineering at Purdue and a Real Estate Development degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Al owns and manages rental properties and investments in the SLC area, he also works as an Inner City Project Missionary. In the past, he served a service mission in Peru, and worked with the Boy Scouts as a leader and trainer for 25 years. He and his wife, Ann, have raised six children and currently have 15 grandchildren.
Brad has been involved in humanitarian work since 1998 when he first traveled to Urubamba, Peru with the Andean Children’s Foundation. He was first drawn to Peru to visit Machu Picchu, but while there he fell in love with humanitarian work. Later, Brad served on the Board of Directors for the ACF organization as it went through a name change to Chasqui Humanitarian. He has traveled to Peru and Bolivia over ten times since his first experience in South America. Brad is fluent in Spanish, which he learned while living in Uruguay in 1981-1982. He is an original founder of Eagle Condor, and, as such, has been involved in the program since 2004.
Randy resides in Sandy, Utah with his wife, Robyn, and their five children. He has been working in the real estate industry for over 35 years. His experience includes commercial and real estate marketing, and overseeing the progress and construction of dozens of housing developments along the Wasatch Front. Randy is a Utah Contractor and Utah Real Estate Broker and attended the University of Utah. He has been actively involved in the Utah Home Builders Association and Utah Board of Realtors.
Rob received a BA degree from the University of Utah in accounting and is currently the VP of Coldwell Banker Commercial. Rob is known as “that guy” who can solve difficult challenges with creative and innovative ideas. He has many years of experience in putting together successful and exciting projects from the ground up. Rob’s experience and professionalism make him a trusted colleague, friend, father, and humanitarian.
Juan Manuel Pita
Juan Manuel Pita graduated in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Pacific (Peru). After serving an LDS mission in Peru, Juan worked in many companies (CEO, General Manager and Senior Staff), as well as a Business Consultant and continues to develop business between US companies and South American companies. Juan’s passion to assist the impoverished, as well as his in-depth knowledge of several South American countries (particularly Peru), makes him a wonderful addition to the Board.
Karen attended Brigham Young University (BYU) and spent a semester studying abroad in Israel through one of the University’s programs. She has run her own business, Faux Techniques, since 2001. In 2011 she participated with Koins for Kenya in building the Tingey School of Gona through fundraising in the U.S. and helped teach English vocabulary in Kenyan village schools. She is the mother of four children and grandmother of six. She recently published her first children’s book, “Marvin the Malcontent Monster,” and is currently working on “The Middle of a Miracle,” which will tell how the children in her hometown of Kaysville helped provide a school for children in Kenya through small and simple acts of selflessness.
Harvey Scott received his BA in Business Management/Finance from Southern VA University and two graduate degrees from Cornell University (MPA in Int’l Economics & Development and MILR/MBA in Organizational Management). Harvey’s extensive experience has come from is work with Rolls-Royce (VP of Corporate Ventures/M&A), Innovative Dynamics (Dir of Corporate Development), Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (Dir of International Trade & Diplomacy), Blendtec (Exec VP of Corporate Development & International Business) and Redmond Inc (Corporate Development & Strategy) – just to name a few. Harvey’s proficient in several languages and has spent considerable time abroad, including Peru and other countries in South America. Harvey has served on numerous boards and was a welcomed addition to the Eagle Condor Board in Aug/Sept of 2016.