Cherri Walrod is the Founder and Executive Director of Resources4Adoption. Cherri has successfully completed three international adoptions. For more than ten years, she has spent hundreds of hours researching financing options including grants, loans and fundraisers. She has helped others fulfill their adoption dreams, and has a thorough knowledge of the intricacies of the adoption process.Read More
Loryn Woodworth has long felt the burden of the orphan on her heart and is thrilled to be working as the Research Assistant and and Social Media Manager for Resources4Adoption. Loryn’s primary roles are to conduct regular research for adoption grants and loans, produce regularly updated material for Resources4Adoption’s families, including the monthly newsletter and social media content.Read More
JT Olsen is a Board of Directors Member for Resources4Adoption. In addition to serving on R4A's board, Olsen is the founder and executive director for the Both Hands Foundation. He has previously spent ten years as president of an executive search firm, and has over 20 years of experience in sales and sales management. Olsen uses these experiences in management and sales to assist adoptive families in managing fundraising programs.
Aaron Fogleman is a Board of Directors Member for Resources4Adoption. In addition to serving on R4A's board, Fogleman is Marketing Director for Brittany's Hope Foundation, a a 501(c)3 non-profit, dedicated to aiding abandoned children around the world. In his position, he has been responsible for guiding the strategy for all communications, website, public relations and collateral to consistently articulate the organization's mission.
Susan Nichols is a Board of Directors Member for Resources4Adoption. She is mother to seven children, six of whom have been adopted from three continents. As her children came home, Susan discovered a severe need in the adoption community for post-adoption support. She spends her spare time educating other adoptive parents about the services, groups, and support available to them.
Julie Clobes is a Board of Directors Member for Resources4Adoption. She became involved in international adoption in 2005 and has 3 adopted children. She has a heart for orphans and widows and is praying that God will equip their family to continue to be able to open their home to others who are in search of a forever family. She is excited to be involved in a project which educates, promotes, and assists other families to receive the blessings that she has experience through the miracle of adoption.
Andrew Woodworth is excited to be working as the Database Coordinator for Resources4Adoption.com.
Andrew is married to the beautiful Loryn Woodworth. He also has two cousins adopted from Haiti and three siblings-in-law adopted from East Asia.
Andrew and Loryn are graduates of Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas, where Andrew received a B.A. in History and English Literature. He is an award winning researcher and writer, and is currently completing an M.A. in Medieval History at King's College, London. Andrew’s education, which focused heavily on research skills and research problem-solving, has been useful in his work at Resources4Adoption, sifting through information across the internet.
Andrew's interests include international studies, including adoption politics, early medieval history and literature, and reading in general. His future plans include studying for a Ph.D., and ultimately teaching ancient and early medieval history at the university level.
Cherri ~ Founder and Director