Board of Directors:
Kelly Miller has been involved in Christian outreach to the poor for almost 30 years. His career began in the marketing and advertising sector, but then God called him to work in international non-profit ministry with organizations such as World Concern and Landesa, and providing consulting services to other international non-profits. His ministry work has taken him to over 35 countries in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Caribbean. For both his personal and professional life, Kelly has always sought the Lord for His direction and is excited to continue to do so as Cross International’s new president and CEO. Read our Q&A interview with Kelly
As the Vice President of Advancement, Chris leads strategic fundraising activities at Cross, including acquisition, engagement and major donor giving. Prior to joining Cross, he served as the Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at The University of Connecticut Foundation, where he led teams to secure long term institutional funding. Previously, he held Development positions at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and at Connecticut College. Chris earned a BA in History from Central Connecticut State University and an MPA from Columbia University. “Magnify the Lord with me. Let us exalt His name together!” Psalm 34:3
Zach Oles currently serves as the Director of International Programs for Cross International. Zach joined Cross in 2010, in response to the Haiti earthquake. He spent the next eight years with Cross building partner capacity and improving programs across multiple humanitarian sectors. Today, Zach brings these relationships and experiences to his current role, serving 14 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Zach is also proud of his time spent as a Peace Corps Volunteer, which started his journey in international development and missions. He also draws support from his MS studies in Sustainable Development, his faith in Christ, and his wife and four-year-old daughter.