The HOPE worldwide Board of Directors is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Ben Barnett to the role of CEO and President of HOPE worldwide. Over the past two years, Ben has demonstrated exceptional abilities in connecting, inspiring, and motivating people to embrace HOPE worldwide’s mission and purpose. It is our honor and pleasure to welcome him into this well-deserved leadership position, and we are confident that under his stewardship, HOPE worldwide will continue to grow and better support our neighbors in need. 

Dr. Barnett’s unwavering dedication to our cause and passion for transforming lives through loving our neighbors aligns perfectly with our core values, making him the ideal choice to guide us into the next stages of growth for HOPE worldwide.

As we embark on this new chapter, we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Dave Malutinok for his years of faithful service. His leadership as CEO played a pivotal role in guiding HOPE worldwide through some of the most significant moments in its history, including the global pandemic, during which HOPE worldwide became a major source of support for tens of thousands of people around the globe. He also spearheaded groundbreaking work in Ukraine that forged major new partnerships and enabled HOPE worldwide to raise tens of millions of dollars in aid. We are grateful for the legacy Dave has built and the foundation upon which we can build an even greater impact in the future.

At HOPE worldwide, we believe that together, we can inspire greater hope in our world. We invite all our partners, stakeholders, volunteers, and supporters to join us in welcoming Dr. Ben Barnett as our CEO and continue our journey of transforming lives through love, respect, and partnership with our neighbors in need.