Tom Eklund, President and CEO
Tom lives with his wife Paula in Peoria, AZ, where he directs the Outreach360 program from his home office. Tom has a industrial engineering degree from Arizona State, and prior to founding Outreach360 (formerly Orphanage Outreach), he worked for IBM in engineering and sales.
Paula Eklund, Administrative Director
Paula lives in Peoria, AZ, and works as the Outreach360 Administrative Director. Paula has an education degree from Arizona State, and previously worked for American Express in customer service.
Bryan Linck, VP of Communications, Marketing, and Technology
Bryan is a graduate of Central Michigan University, with an undergraduate degree in education and a masters degree in non-profit/business management. He volunteered with Outreach360 (formerly Orphanage Outreach) several times before joining the staff full time in January, 2006. Bryan lived in the Dominican Republic where he was the Orphanage Outreach Team Director, responsible for leading all volunteers. Bryan lives in Traverse City, Michigan with his wife and twin girls.
Don Masters, Vice President of Corporate Finance/Controller
Don is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a Masters Degree in Business Management, he also holds an undergraduate degree from Linfield College in Oregon with a Major in Accountancy. He is currently licensed in the state of Arizona as a Certified Public Accountant and has owned and managed a CPA firm for 7 years. Prior to Outreach360 Don he has worked for multiple non-profits as a CFO and Controller, as well as owning and operating several business enterprises. He resides in Phoenix Arizona with an incredible wife of 31 years and has 3 daughters and 9 grandchildren.
Graham “Carlos” Hunt, Communications OLÉ – Photography/Videography
Graham is from rural Southern Colorado, and attended Regis University in Denver. Graham has extensive documentary photography experience having worked in El Salvador and Guatemala, documenting various social issues. Graham has been with Outreach360 since December 2016.
Courtney “Coco” Barrett, Country Director
Coco joins us from Toronto, Canada. Coco first volunteered with Outreach360 (formerly Orphanage Outreach) in February of 2004, and has been working with Outreach360 full time since November 2004. Coco is responsible for all of Nicaragua’s in-country activities of Outreach360. Prior to joining Outreach360, Coco worked with the Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf in Toronto, and still volunteers annually at an all deaf-blind camp in the state of Washington.
Alma Fletes, Program Leader
Alma is a native to the town of Jinotega, Nicaragua. A professional social worker, before joining Outreach360 Alma worked as the director of several pre-school centers in Jinotega. Alma joined Outreach360 in 2010 as a team leader and brings with her a lot of energy and knowledge about the needs in Nicaragua.
Audrey Sharp, Team Leader
Audrey has a BA in Spanish and Latin American Studies from the University of Michigan. She was a Caminos Volunteer with Outreach360 in Nicaragua in the summer of 2013. Audrey has served as a leader with Outreach360 since May of 2015, both in the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua.
Areyonna Keels, OLÉ Volunteer Leader
Areyonna is from Columbia, South Carolina. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Coker College. Areyonna has studied abroad in Chile, and has extensive volunteer teaching experience. Areyonna joined Outreach360 in June of 2016.
Andrea Deleo Urcuyo, Leader
Andrea is originally from Managua, Nicaragua. She is a psychologist with experience in community mental health, gender and childhood. She is very excited to live in the beautiful city of Jinotega. She loves to volunteer in a wide array of projects and work with diverse groups of people. She is enthusiastic, dynamic and is thrilled to be a part of the Outreach360 family as a Leader in Jinotega.
Carla Mora, Leader
Carla is originally from Granada, Nicaragua. After earning her BA in Philology and Communication at UNAN Managua, she moved to a small community in Leon where she worked as a Program Coordinator with a nonprofit organization. That experience made her realize her passion for community work. Early in 2016, she worked as a Site Manager for an organization in her home town of Granada. She is happy to join to the Outreach360 family as a Leader in Jinotega where she looks forward to creating connections with volunteers and the people from the community.
Indira Gonzalez, Leader
Indira was born and raised in Jinotega, Nicaragua. She graduated as an Elementary School Teacher with a specialization in Science Education and a minor in English. She has gained 11 years of teaching experience. She is very joyful and is excited to be joining the Outreach360 family as a Leader to contribute more to the development of her community.
Dominican Republic Team
Beth Anderson, Site Director
Beth has a BS degree in Child and Adolescent Development Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University. Beth was the SNHU Alternative Breaks Coordinator for three years, and led a team to volunteer with Outreach360. Beth has been with Outreach360 full time since May 2015.
Ben Johnson, OLÉ Volunteer Leader
Ben is from Newport News, Virginia. He has his Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Political Science from Christopher Newport University. Prior to joining Outreach360, Ben had experience at the CNU Office of Student Engagement the CNU Office of Admissions, and was a resident assistant. A member of the President’s Leadership Program, Ben also studied in Cádiz, Spain. Ben joined Outreach360 in June of 2016.
Nilsan Sosa, Accountant/Business Leader
Nilsan is from the Monte Cristi area. She has her degree in accounting, and is responsible for managing the Outreach360 books, local payroll, supervising local staff, managing the local legal requirements, and more. Nilsan has been working with Outreach360 since August, 2015.
Miguel Acosta, Program Leader
Miguel is from San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic. As an active community member in the town of Monte Cristi he holds Outreach360 close and dear to his heart. As two of his children have grown within Outreach360 English immersion program. Miguel comes to our leadership with many knowledge and skills as he is a Pastor of his church, a practicing Lawyer, a loving husband and father. We are blessed to have had Miguel work with us as a full-time Program Leader since January 2017.
Caridad Robles, Program Leader
Caridad is from Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. She started volunteering as a teenager and has oriented her path towards cooperation and development since then. She holds a degree in Architecture from the Universidad Autónoma of Santo Domingo and studied leadership and politics under certificate courses. She was a visiting college student in the United States through a scholarship sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Caridad joined Outreach360 as a full-time Program Leader in January 2017.