Janessa Gans Wilder
Founder & CEO
Janessa Gans Wilder, a former CIA analyst, founded Euphrates on the heels of a 21-month assignment..
Director of Operations
Hillary Brownell was first drawn to the Middle East through studies of North Africa and literature
Director of Academic Programs
Kristin Lauria became inspired by the power of people to overcome differences and divisive...
Ben Frederick graduated from Principia College in 2014 with a degree in Theater...
Emily Mattson graduated from Principia College in 2014 with a degree in Sociology and...
Media and Communications Manager
Ricky pursued video production throughout college...
Natasha Turak is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh with a degree in Middle Eastern Studies..
Board Of Directors
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Chuck Wattles has worked for many years in both international and domestic...
Vice President, Board of Directors
Rebecca Tobias is a Global Council Trustee of the United Religions Initiative...
Chief Financial Officer
Kent Libbe brings his 35 years of business experience to the Euphrates Institute...
Board of Directors
Joy Schwentker’s interest in the Middle East began when she travelled to Syria...
We all take unique paths in life, and Kyle Clark is no different...