The Board

Marisa Gronholz, Chair of the Board
Marisa has been Dwankhozi Hope’s Board Chair since April 2019. She has been deeply involved with the organization and its mission for many years – leading event planning efforts and as a passionate supporter and advocate. She is a skilled leadership and management consultant, and currently owns and manages Exegete Consulting, based in Seattle, WA.

Mark Russo

Matt MacLean

Steven Judd, CPA

Beth MacLean

Donna Verhasselt

Karen Gormley

Nick Baumgartner



Moses Masala, Projects Manager – in Zambia
Moses is a mechanical engineering graduate from the University of Zambia. Over the years he has worked for a number of public and private institutions but currently runs his own small engineering firm in Lusaka. He is instrumental in managing and carrying out infrastructure projects and all Dwankhozi initiatives in Zambia. We truly could not do it without him.


Other Contributors We Love

Renee Ward

Mike Kim, MD

Missy Lein

Crystal Olmsted

Brad MacLean, PMP

Sandy Rowe, RN

Jerry Rowe

JR Robbins, MD

John Vlahavas, Jeff Chou, Andy Clark, Rakesh Khana and Chris Kenessey