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, COO/VP of International Programs
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.
Kimberly Kinnecom, Communications Director
Kimberly studied international relations at the University of Tampa, has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Florida Southern University, and her Master’s of Liberal Arts Degree in Communications and Journalism from Harvard University. Kimberly has extensive writing and teaching experience, and utilizes her extensive photography skills. Kimberly helped to lead a short term high school team to Outreach360 in 2015, and joined the Outreach360 staff in April of 2016.
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.
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.
Dominican Republic Team
Roselyn Cabrera, Country Director
Roselyn Cabrera was born and raised in New York. Roselyn‘s parents are Dominican and she has spent many summers with family in the Dominican Republic. Roselyn joined us after working at the University of Miami as a director of residence housing, having responsibility for over 700 students. Roselyn has her Master of Science degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from SUNY-Buffalo.
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.
Aquiles Montas, Program Leader
Aquiles is originally from the Dominican Republic, but has lived much of his adult life in Portland, Oregon. He has a degree in Business/Marketing from Portland State University, and most of his career has been in the hospitality industry. Aquiles has been an active volunteer in his community, involved with a variety of organizations.
Ben Johnson, OLÉ Volunteer Leader
Ben is from Newport News, Virginia. He has is Bechelor 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.
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.