Hi! We're the Kiva Team. We work every day to ensure that your loan dollars make a difference for borrowers around the world. We come from a vast array of countries and backgrounds, but we have one thing in common: we're all passionate about Kiva's mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Interested in joining our team? Check out Kiva's open positions here.

Management

Premal Shah
President
Austin Choi
General Counsel
Lisa Hogen
Chief Development Officer
George Redenbaugh
Chief Financial Officer
Sam Mankiewicz
Chief Technical Officer
Rick Levenson.
Vice President, Engineering
Katherine Woo
Chief Product Officer
Giovanna Masci
VP of Global Partnerships
Jacob Schultz.
Vice President of People
Jonny Price.
Senior Director, Kiva Zip

Development

Bennett Grassano
Senior Director, Development
Karen Little
Director of Development
Lisa Hogen.
Chief Development Officer
Liezl van Riper
Director, Development - East Coast
Julie Campbell
Development Coordinator
Jessica Feingold
Development Manager, East Coast

Marketing & Communications

Chelsa Bocci
Sr. Director, Community and Online Marketing
Kate Kleinschmidt
Senior Manager, Online Marketing
Laura Piper
Manager, Community Support
Ryan Little
Video Production Manager
Jessica Hansen
Education Development Manager
Jason Riggs
Director, Marketing & Media Alliances
Brandon Smith
Community Marketing Coordinator
Taylor Whitfield
Community Support Coordinator
Aurora Lee
Content Coordinator
Talea Miller
Content Manager
Hania Abu-Eid
Communications Manager

Global Partnerships

Giovanna Masci.
VP of Global Partnerships
Juan Barbed
Portfolio Manager, Mexico, Central America, & the Caribbean
Newton Nthiga
Portfolio Officer, Anglophone Africa
Cher Jacques
Regional Director, Africa
Michael Looft
Regional Director, Europe & Asia
Saheba Sahni
Portfolio Manager, South Asia & the Middle East
Dave Koken
Portfolio Associate, South & Southeast Asia & the Pacific
Meg Gray
Partnerships Operations Manager
Kathrin Gerner
Portfolio Associate, Francophone Africa
Kate Bennett
Portfolio Associate, South America
Claire Markham
Portfolio Associate, Anglophone Africa
Carlos Pierre
Portfolio Manager, Strategic Initiatives
Claudine Emeott
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Kathy Guis
Portfolio Manager, Francophone and North Africa
Jonathan Bloom
Portfolio Manager, South America
Mac Parish
Portfolio Manager, Anglophone & Lusophone Africa
Cynthia McMurry
Regional Director, Latin America & the Caribbean
Nicolas Lafaye
Portfolio Manager, South America
Michelle Schenck
Portfolio Associate, Anglophone Africa
David Kitusa
Regional Development Officer, Anglophone Africa
Jomay Liu
Knowledge Manager
Wesley Schrock
Portfolio Associate, North America and the Caribbean
Lev Plaves
Portfolio Associate, Middle East and South Asia
Max Machkasau
Portfolio Associate, Europe & Central Asia
Chad Sterbenz
Risk Director
Catherine Cocke
Partner Support Coordinator
Patricia Wada
Manager, Review and Translation Program
Monica Wooters
Review and Translation Coordinator
Janessa Van Vechten
Review and Translation Coordinator

Product & User Experience

Katherine Woo.
Chief Product Officer
Gerard Niemira
Director, Product Management
Abe Wallin
Design Director
Nick Anderson
Product Manager, Internal Tools
Adam Farmer
Visual Designer
Pete Campion
Sr. Product Manager, Web Optimization and Revenue
Cherry Mangat
Product Manager, Partner Technology

Engineering

Rick Levenson
Vice President, Engineering
Jen Kobayashi
Senior Manager, Engineering
Tim Ledlie
Senior Software Engineer
Amy Risch
Manager, Engineering (Core Services)
Zvi Boshernitzan
Senior Software Engineer
Sam Mankiewicz.
Chief Technical Officer
Marc Dantona
Manager, IT
Kevin O'Brien
Manager, Engineering (Internal Tools)
Jonathan Kart
Senior Software Engineer
Aswin Venkata
Software Engineer
Noah Balmer
Manager, Engineering (Business Development)
Gabriel Castillo
Senior Web Developer
Jim Edlin
Senior Web Developer
Harry Pottash
Senior Software Engineer
Martin Butt
Manager, Engineering
Abhishek Bhatnagar
Software Engineer
Jim Cooley
Director, Technical Operations
Van Mittal-Henkle
Senior Software Engineer
Eliza Leong
Quality Assurance Engineer
Amit Pansare
Senior Software Engineer
Stev Witzel
Senior Software Engineer
Zahid Zaman
Software Engineer
Joshua Starkey
Quality Assurance Engineer II
Andy Kalinowitsch
Manager, Engineering (Partner Microfinance)
Cindy Ijima
Quality Assurance Engineer
Jay Mallatt
Engineering Lead, Dev Ops
Jacob Saur
Software Engineer
Jake Pizzala
Software Engineer - Salesforce
Sarah Huffman
Systems Engineer

People

Eric Brandt
Kiva Fellows Program Manager
Jacob Schultz
Vice President of People
Shana Soltani
Kiva Fellows Program Coordinator
Riana Robinson
Kiva Fellows Program Coordinator
Christina Marie Pack
People and Culture Manager
Michael Cusenza
Internship Program Manager
Radhika Warrier
Manager, Talent
Darcey Tindall
Kiva Fellows Program Coordinator
Verlance Bershaun Friar
Office Manager

Finance

Sonali Kothari
Director, Strategic Planning
Ilhama Aliyeva
Sr. Manager, Finance Operations
Greg Allen
Manager, Business Analytics and Financial Analysis
Maria Zaldivar
Assistant Controller
George Redenbaugh.
Chief Financial Officer

Legal

Austin Choi.
General Counsel
Carolyn Bills
Associate Corporate Counsel

Zip

Daniel Jung
Program Manager, Kiva Zip
Akash Trivedi
Program Manager, Kiva Zip
Jonny Price
Senior Director, Kiva Zip
Justin Renfro
Associate Manager, Business Development
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