Joseph Rahm, Co-Founder and Executive Director
Joseph has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, a master’s degree in International Community Development, and is currently working on a doctoral degree in Leadership, where he is focusing his research on training, educating, and developing leaders in underprivileged and undereducated communities. Joseph and his family are living on campus to help live out the mission of Leadership Mission International. He also serves on the board of directors.
Joseph enjoys reading, and in his free time he can be found with a cup of coffee and an acoustic guitar. His favorite part of being involved with LMI is the opportunities he gets to teach leadership and spend time helping students become the best leaders they can be.
Ira Lucia, Co-Founder and Vice President
Ira has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and is currently working in Hillsboro, OR at a hi-tech company while shuffling duties for Leadership Mission International. Ira focuses on operations in the U.S., including fundraising, reaching new sponsors for students at The Leadership Center, interviewing potential teaching and working volunteers, tracking finances, coffee sales, and spreading the word about our program. Ira also serves on the board of directors.
Board of Directors
Daniel Moore, Chairman of the Board
Daniel Moore has over 30 years experience with entrepreneurial businesses, including starting up and managing companies, as well as financing transactions and equity investing. Dan is the managing partner of Longstreet Partners, a financial advisory and private equity firm focused on small to mid-sized enterprises. He serves on the boards of directors of several portfolio companies of Longstreet Partners.
Dan co-founded Venture America, an early stage venture capital firm. Dan and his family reside in McLean, Virginia where he is chairman of the International Missions Committee and a Trustee of Trinity United Methodist Church. Mr. Moore and his wife Christine have been on over a dozen mission trips to Central America, where they have focused on working with educational ministries seeking to empower young people.
John Adair, Board Member
John Adair is a retired finance professional residing in the greater Seattle, Washington area. He most recently served for over 10 years as Chief Financial Officer of Concur Technologies, Inc. (CNQR, acquired by SAP in December 2015), a cloud-based technology and services provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions to companies across the globe. Prior to Concur, he served in various Accounting and Finance roles with PACCAR Inc. (PCAR), ValliCorp Holdings, Inc. (VALY) and Ernst & Young. He has served on the Board of Directors of a number of community and faith-based organizations and enjoys the opportunity to take an entrepreneurial approach to self-sustaining community outreach.
Hannah Bryant, Board Member
Hannah lives in the small town of Cofradia near the northern coast of Honduras, where she works as the In-Country Director of a non-profit called Bilingual Education for Central America (BECA). Previously, she taught English/Language Arts at a junior high outside of Seattle for six years. In Seattle, she also served on the leadership teams of two NGO’s that serve street-involved youth. She gained experience in case-management, small-group trauma counseling, & volunteer-team management, while also experimenting with poetry classes in King County Juvenile Detention Center. Hannah holds a BA in Education & English & an MA in International Community Development from Northwest University.
Ty Trimble, Board Member
Ty Trimble is a Manufacturing Engineer at the Boeing Company in Everett, Washington. Ty specializes in creating lean manufacturing processes and leading dynamic teams to implement new technologies and build processes. Ty also has a Master’s Degree in Engineering and Technology Management. In addition to wanting to make an impact globally, he enjoys volunteering in his local community and currently serves as a member of the Outreach Council at his church. Ty enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest and spending time with his wife, Mallory, and son, Isaiah.
Chuck Seeley, Board Member
Chuck Seeley is retired from Intel Corporation where he held various program and senior management roles. Chuck has expertise in knowledge management, leading organizational change, business information systems, and project and program management. Chuck holds academic degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Liberty Baptist Seminary, and Dartmouth College, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Leadership from Lancaster Bible College and an Advanced Diploma in Christian Life Coaching from Light University. He is a member of Central Christian Church of Arizona and serves on the Arizona Council of Feed My Starving Children.
Kathy Albarado, Board Member
Kathy Albarado is the Founder and CEO of Helios HR, an award-winning human capital management and recruiting firm in Reston, VA. Kathy has over 25 years or experience as a Human Capital Management Consultant practicing in both large firms and small to mid-sized organizations. Kathy is committed to building a team-based culture in her organization and making an impact in the community in which they work and live.
Kathy holds an M.A. in Human Resource Management; a B.S. in Psychology from George Mason University and is certified as a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR). In addition to The Leadership Center, Kathy currently sits on the Board for the Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital, the Women in Business Consortium of George Mason University’s School of Business and is on the executive committee of SECAF (the Small Emerging Government Contractors Advisory Forum), and the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce along with leading their Women in Business Council.
Kathy has a history of mentoring individuals by encouraging them to step beyond their comfort zone in seeing what is possible.
Glen Evans, Founder Emeritus of The Leadership Center
Glen Evans is the Founder and President of Art For Humanity, a Virginia-based nonprofit organization that primarily focuses on business education and development throughout Honduras. Glen is the founder and dreamer of The Leadership Center, and continues serving in a support role, offering business seminars, administrative support, and help in a variety of special projects related to agriculture and innovation. He is a retired minister and lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife Karen.