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-EMBARGOED UNTIL JUNE 10, 2019-

INDIANAPOLIS- BASED TIMMY GLOBAL HEALTH NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

INDIANAPOLIS  (June 10, 2019) – Indianapolis based Timmy Global Health (Timmy) has announced Nick Reich as its next Executive Director.

An experienced and talented leader, Nick is passionate about equity, both locally and globally. Throughout his career he has dedicated himself to social justice, using collaboration and disruptive innovations to help address disparities in education, health, and income.

Ash Kalgaonkar, Chair of the Timmy Global Health Board of Directors, says “The Timmy staff and board are excited to welcome Nick to the family. I am certain he and the team will continue the momentum of growth and transition.”

Nick’s prior roles include Vice President of Strategy at RecycleForce, Managing Principal of Social Insight, Executive Director of Circles Indiana Regional Development Center, and Director of Youth Services at Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana. He is active in Indianapolis’s social impact and philanthropic sectors, including leadership roles in Rotary Club of Indianapolis, where he will begin serving as President-Elect on July 1st.

Nick holds a B.A. in Social Work from Indiana University, Graduate Certificates in Nonprofit Management and Executive Nonprofit Leadership from Indiana University, and a Diploma in Social Innovation from the UN Sanctioned, University for Peace in Costa Rica (online program).

 

Nick has worked with Timmy Global Health for several years, through his role co-chairing the Indy Rotary Club’s World Community Service Committee, and through work with the Timmy board and staff.

 

“I could not be more excited about joining the Timmy team. I have long admired the great work Timmy does around the globe and I am optimistic for the organization’s future. I look forward to building on the solid foundation laid by previous leaders and continuing to grow Timmy’s impact.”

 

Outgoing Executive Director Kristina Graff is moving to Washington, DC, to serve as Managing Director of the Yoga Alliance Foundation. She will lead a new initiative to amplify and scale innovative solutions for health and wellness in marginalized communities. Kristina will join the Timmy Board of Directors, and she looks forward to serving as a Timmy volunteer and supporter.

 

About Timmy Global Health

 

Timmy Global Health expands access to healthcare and empowers students and volunteers to tackle today’s most pressing global health challenges. To achieve this goal, Timmy sends medical service teams to support the work of international partner organizations, channels financial, medical, and human resources to community-based health and development projects in the developing world and empowers students to fundraise, advocate and serve in an effort to fight health disparities at home and abroad.

Timmy Global Health currently supports public health, medical and development projects in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Nigeria. Since its founding in 1997, Timmy has been motivated and driven by one simple vision: All people, regardless of who they are, what resources they have, and where they live, should have access to quality healthcare.