Sherri McClurg serves as the CEO and oversees operations. She and her husband, James, have hosted multiple times and as a family are deeply concerned about the global orphan care crisis and active in causes that bring hope to the hurting. Sherri has her doctorate in clinical psychology and worked for many years with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma. She currently serves with the John Maxwell Team on the President’s Advisory Council, speaking and training on personal growth and leadership around the world.

Kristi Hannon serves as the Family Liasion. She and her husband, Ed, have hosted multiple times and currently sponsor a previous host child on a student visa. Kristi volunteers with several child and youth programs. She has a mathematics degree and also enjoys tutoring local students in math in her spare time.

Board of Directors

David Graham serves as Chairman of the Board. He and his wife, Ali have hosted 3 times and are adoptive parents. David is an attorney who serves in the corporate legal department of a publicly traded national retailer.

Becky Schultz has been involved with NHFC since 2008. She and her husband have adopted internationally and are currently adopting 3 more children from one of our host countries. They have hosted 8 times. Becky has been on multiple interview trips and served as a regional coordinator.  Becky has a Master’s in Biomedical Engineering and an MBA. She co-owns an engineering research and development firm.

Mike Bowles and his wife, Karen, have 5 children, 3 of whom were adopted internationally. Mike was the Associate VP of Ministry Partnerships for Family Christian Stores, where he advocated for orphaned and vulnerable children. He works with  Back2Back Ministries as the Director of Development. He also serves as a Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Family Mentor and on their Psychiatric Patient and Family Advisory Council.

Tim Schoeppler serves as board secretary. He and his wife, Holly, have 8 children, 1 of whom was adopted internationally. They have hosted 9 different children through NHFC and Holly is a volunteer for NHFC. Tim is an attorney in the legal department for a Fortune 100 company.  Prior to beginning his insurance career, Tim served on active duty as a Navy JAG and retired from the Reserves as a Captain.

Debora Chilson is the newest member of the board, joining in Sept of 2020. She is a Realtor in Southern Alabama with 2 grown children. She also is very active in her church and has spent time with Convoy of Hope working in Disaster Recovery. Debora was introduced to NHFC spending time with a family member who has hosted in the past.