CHICAGO, IL (February 11, 2016) — Paul Carlson Partnership announced the hiring of its director of medical and health programs, and a regional manager.
Medical director Craig Anderson will oversee programs to strengthen the capacity of medical and public health practice in DR Congo. He will build and manage the Medical Ambassador’s program and train western medical and health practitioners to serve and partner with national initiatives.
Anderson has extensive experience. He was with World Concern for 13 years and began as their director of community development in Quito, Ecuador. He then became Somalia country director followed by Africa director, during which time he resided in Nairobi, Kenya.
Most recently, he served as community catalyst for International Teams, where he was responsible for strategies and methodologies for integrated community transformation.
Anderson has a master’s of public health from the University of California Los Angeles, and a bachelor’s of science in biological and physical science from Colorado State University. He lives near Indianapolis, Indiana, and been married to his wife, Hope, for 38 years. He has three children and five grandchildren.
Jacques Lamonde will serve as PCP’s regional manager in DR Congo and based in Gemena. Lamonde is a lay leader in the Congo Covenant Church (CEUM) and will work to facilitate connections between PCP and project partners.
He holds the Congolese equivalent of an MBA with an emphasis in development. Most recently, he led World Vision’s human resources department.
Prior to that, he was the coordinator of development for the CEUM and has also worked as a work inspector for the government in Congo’s Equateur province. Along the way, Lamonde has served as a professor at both high school and university levels, teaching business, accounting, and French.