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Board of Advisors

Christopher J. Chen, M.D.

Chen Medical Centers

Dr. Chen began participating in Nicaragua mission trips while still in high school. He met his wife, Stephanie, in Nicaragua during those years and made the Nicaraguan people part of his medical training at each step of the way. He now serves as CEO for Chen Medical Centers, which has clinics in seven markets across the U.S. Each year, Dr. Chen takes his young sons (and soon will include his growing daughters) so they can follow in his mission footsteps.

Stephanie Chen, Esq.

Chen Medical Centers

As general counsel for Chen Medical Centers, Stephanie balances raising four kids with the increasing demands of the expanding reach of the Chen medical enterprise. In addition, she's specializing in maximizing the nonprofit opportunities presented by places like Nicaragua and urban America.

Jesssica Chen, MD

Chen Medical Centers

Dr. Jessica Chen serves as chief quality officer for Chen Medical Centers. In her first year of the prestigious Honor Program at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, she traveled to Nicaragua for a medical mission project and met her future husband, Dr. Gordon Chen. Together, they subsequently codified the official structure of Nicaragua Miedcal Missions. She and her husband have three boys and a girl.

Terry Hilsman

DHL Global Mail

Terry Hilsman has held the position of Chief Financial Officer of DHL Global Mail Americas since 2007. Since joining Deutsche Post DHL in 2000, he has served as Chief Financial Officer for Global Customer Solutions and Senior Vice President in various finance roles, spearheading several business process outsourcing projects. When Deutsche Post DHL merged three mailing companies to form DHL Global Mail in 2004, Terry oversaw the financial aspects of the integration.

Prior to joining Deutsche Post DHL and DHL Global Mail, Terry honed his international finance skills at Royal Dutch Shell Finance in Hamburg, Germany, and The Hague, Netherlands. He has also participated in executive programs at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Rob Furno

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Rob is Chief Medical Officer for the Department of Health and Human Services' CMS Region 5 and holds an MBA from Kellogg, and MD from Medical College of Wisconsin and an MPH from University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. He's also a practicing emergency medicine physician and one of the founding participants on NMM projects. He and his wife Nicole live in Chicago. Rob also serves on the Nicaragua Medical corporate board.

David Lopez

Christ Fellowship Miami

Dave serves as downtown campus pastor for one of the nation's fastest growing Christian congregations. Dave's passion for those who need greater hope prompts him to seek creative ways to alleviate the spiritual and physical needs of those most hurting.

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