Our Team

Trusted and Experienced.

Cultural Vistas brings together a wealth of diverse talents, backgrounds, and experiences to every project we pursue. For many of us, the impact of our own personal and professional experiences abroad that have led us to careers in international exchange. In fact, our staff collectively speaks over 20 languages! At the heart of our work is the deep belief in the value of meaningful international experiences and intercultural exchange.

If you’re interested in learning more about joining our team, visit our Work With Us page using the button below.

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Executive Team

Megan Bah

Chief Financial Officer & Vice President of Administration

Jennifer Clinton, Ph.D.

President and CEO

Dan Ewert

Senior Vice President, Program Research & Development

Anna Hutto

Vice President, External Relations

Jung Ran Lim

Vice President, Global Talent Development Programs

William Maier

Vice President, Transatlantic Relations & Social Impact

Cassandra Sánchez

Senior Advisor, ICDEI

Board of Directors

Desanka Aleksov

Ironclad, Inc., Global Head of PreSales

Stewart Beck

Canada-Asia Foreign and Trade Policy Expert

David Berry

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, Founder

Kirsten Burt

K Burt Consulting Ltd., Founder

Rekha Grennan 

ESG and Sustainability Strategist

Christian Hänel

American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, President

Harmon Kong

Apriem Advisors, Founding Principal

James Lambert

Organization of American States, Secretary for Hemispheric Affairs

Philip C. Lauinger, Jr

PennWell Corporation, Former President & CEO

Kendra Mirasol

Board Member & Advisor

Nancy Prial

Essex Investment Management Company, LLC, Co-CEO

Jeffrey Reinke 

Council on Foreign Relations, Chief of Staff

Susan Stella

Activate Capital, Head of Investor Relations & Impact

Dr. ‘Dimeji R. Togunde 

Spelman College, Vice Provost for Global Education

Howard A. Wallack

Jhpiego, Deputy Chief HR & Administration

Staff Directory

Katriya Burkdoll

Participant Experience Specialist

Jamie Cleveland

Visa Specialist

Wenonah Echelard

Senior Participant Experience Manager

Danijela Gavrilovic

Visa Specialist

Sasha Gerhardson

Senior Visa Manager

Catriona Gibbs

Visa Specialist

Harry Gilliard

Visa Specialist

Caroline Gillam

Director of Business Development, Specialty Programs

Liam Gully

Program Assistant

Sarah Hocevar

Director of Operations

Saejeong Kim

Visa & Placement Specialist

Coco Lei Li

Senior Visa Specialist

Stacy Macceca

Visa Specialist

Judit Markarian

Visa & Placement Specialist

Erin Merritt

Senior Visa Manager

Koichi Murayama

Visa Specialist

Nancy Ongstad

Senior Director, Global Talent Development Programs

Afiong Onyile

Program Assistant

Cyn Rowan

Senior Business Development Manager

Stacey Schmidt

Visa Specialist

Christine Stephens-Bez

Business Development Manager

Angelique Stevens

Visa Specialist

Meghana Srikrishna

Participant Engagement Specialist

Ayako Yamada

Visa Specialist

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