Mara Pineda – Director of Central American Operations

Mara was born around the area of Tegucigalpa, Honduras and helped start and lead a bilingual school in her twenties and thirties. She would later move to Virginia so her husband could obtain his PhD. Who would have known that a few years after she moved to Blacksburg, VA that she would have the opportunity to help people from her own country from thousands of
miles away? One would be hard pressed to find a servant leader like Mara and Hope to Walk greatly benefits from having her as part of the family.

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Ed Bellaire – Co Founder

An entrepreneur since the age of 20, Ed Bellaire started his first marketing company while still in college at Oakland University. Now, he brings 25 years of executive leadership experience to Hope to Walk. Currently, he’s also Founder and CEO of Media Marketing Group, an international business to business sales and marketing company.

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Dave McKenney – Development Director

Dave McKenney serves Hope To Walk as Development Director.  He has nearly 30 combined years of engineering experience around the U.S., in addition to executive-level non-profit experience. He is a married man of faith who brings effective non-profit strategies to Hope To Walk’s mission.

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