Delivering Food, Shelter, and Hope to the Poorest of the Poor.

Our Board & Leadership

Leadership

  • Jim Cavnar - President
  • Brian Schutt - VP of Marketing
  • David Adams - VP of Missions
  • Michele Sagarino - VP of Development
  • Wade Crow - VP of Operations

Board

  • Mr. Bob Hodgdon - Chairman
  • Dr. Joe White - Secretary & Director
  • Rev. Jimmy Dodd - Director
  • Mr. Clarence Harvey - Director
  • Mr. Jim Brown - Treasurer & Director
  • Mrs. Linda Brown - Director
  • Mr. Jim Cavnar - Director
  • Mr. Joey Feste - Director
  • Mr. James Barney Phillips - Director
  • Mrs. Milly Curry  - Director
Jim Cavnar - President

Jim Cavnar

President

Jim Cavnar is a deeply committed Christian who helped found Cross International as a means for him and other Americans to heed Christ’s command to help the poor. Jim’s career spans more than four decades of ministry management. He has spoken at churches and conferences throughout the U.S. and has traveled extensively throughout the developing world in support of church-based humanitarian programs.
Brian Schutt - VP of Marketing

Brian Schutt

VP of Marketing

Brian Schutt is Cross International’s vice president for marketing and was a founding member of Cross. He has held public relations and marketing positions since 1982, beginning in commercial marketing and leading his own commercial marketing firm before transitioning into the non-profit sector in 1991.
David Adams - VP of Missions

David Adams

VP of Missions

David Adams’ desire to integrate his faith into his work brought him to Cross International in 2006, after years of service in the United States government, including the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Michele Sagarino - VP of Development

Michele Sagarino

VP of Development

Michele answered the call on her life to begin fundraising for various charitable organizations, including: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and Food for The Poor.
Wade Crow - VP of Operations

Wade Crow

VP of Operations

Wade Crow is Cross International’s Vice President of Operations. Wade joined Cross in 2012 after spending nine years at Focus on the Family, serving as their CFO for over four years.
Mr. Bob Hodgdon - Chairman

Mr. Bob Hodgdon

Chairman

President of Hodgdon Powder Co.
Dr. Joe White - Secretary & Director

Dr. Joe White

Secretary & Director

President of Kanakuk Kamps / Men At The Cross
Rev. Jimmy Dodd - Director

Rev. Jimmy Dodd

Director

Executive Director of PastorServe
Mr. Clarence Harvey - Director

Mr. Clarence Harvey

Director

Salvation Army (retired), Development Services
Mr. Jim Brown - Treasurer & Director

Mr. Jim Brown

Treasurer & Director

State Farm Agency (retired) & Community Advocate
Mrs. Linda Brown - Director

Mrs. Linda Brown

Director

State Farm Agency (retired) & Community Advocate
Mr. Jim Cavnar - Director

Mr. Jim Cavnar

Director

Cross International President
Mr. Joey Feste - Director

Mr. Joey Feste

Director

Managing Partner, KM Capital Management
Mr. James Barney Phillips - Director

Mr. James Barney Phillips

Director

International Development & Construction (Ret.)
Mrs. Milly Curry  - Director

Mrs. Milly Curry

Director

Managing Director, Cola Bay Investments, LLC

Cross International

600 SW Third Street, Suite 2201

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

800-391-8545

Cross International is a 501(c)(3)