Shaun Bamforth is the Executive Director of CameroonONE. Shaun Bamforth has a Masters of Business Administraton from the MIT Sloan School of Management as well as an undergraduate degree in civil engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Shaun is currently a Senior Account Executive for Gartner, Inc. in their suppy chain practice. In this role Shaun partners with Supply Chain Executives and their teams to ensure they have the resources and insights needed to achieve their mission critical priorities.
Prior to getting his MBA, Shaun worked as an engineering consultant for real estate developers and municipalities in the South Florida area. During his time in Florida, Shaun also founded and served on the board of the Davie Youth Lacrosse Foundation, served for three years as Board Treasurer of the Kids Ecology Corps, and founded and ran Broward Lacrosse Advantage, Inc. - a Private Lacrosse Training and Event services company.
Shaun is married with one young daughter. In his spare time shaun enjoys golfing, coaching lacrosse, BBQing on his BGE, bike riding and gardening.
Director of Operations
Todd Finklestone is the Director of Operations at CameroonONE. Todd has a Master of Science in Ethics and Public Policy and a Bachelor of Science in International Relations, with a minor in Philosophy, from Suffolk University. He is an accredited Ethicist with international experience in the NGO sector where he has applied his training in human rights, policy analysis, and international development in the field of global security.
Todd is a Response Team Member with the disaster relief agency ShelterBox International, for which he is a five-time recipient of the President of the United States of America's 'Volunteer Service Award' for responding to natural disasters and manmade conflicts in Uganda, the Philippines, Paraguay, Malaysia, Cameroon, Nepal, Tanzania, Fiji,
Sri Lanka, Niger, Mozambique, Barbuda, Bangladesh and the US. In addition, Suffolk University has honored him with the 'Graduate Recognition for Outstanding Service Award' and 'Ten Under Ten Alumni Recognition Award' for his endeavors in the NGO arena.
Conrad Nkimbeng is the Programs Coordinator at CameroonONE. Conrad is the founder and CEO of Child Protection / Happy Children Organization, a Bamenda-based NGO and key implementing partner of ONETrack International, that serves the needs of the children of the community with the motto, ‘child protection for leadership’, by protecting against all abuses, promoting basic hygiene and morals, and using sport activities and agriculture programs to educate and unify all children of Bamenda. Mankon Happy Children monitors their daily lives, health requirements, and educations and tends to children who have been hospitalized or imprisoned.
In 2017, he received the Humanitarian Recognition Award from the Young Citizens Contributing Positively organization and Cameroon Ministry of Social Affairs for his work with CameroonONE and the orphaned children of Mankon. Conrad’s academic background is in Psychology, Physical Education and Animation at the University of Bamenda with a focus on Project Development and is currently pursuing his Masters in the same field of study.
Conrad is also a Cameroon National Elite II Referee for FECAfoot, Fédération Camerounaise de Football, the Football Association of Cameroon as well as a sports teacher at Catholic Primary Mission Schools Mankon.
Hilary Hahn is the Media Specialist at CameroonONE. She studied at the University of Idaho for three years before completing her Bachelors in Business Administration and Marketing at Eastern Washington University. She currently resides in Spokane, Washington where she is pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration and working as an Accounts Manager for a Hahn Engineering Inc. As an Accounts Manager, she is able to utilize her skills as an organizer, leader and innovator. She has previously spent many hours volunteering at fundraisers and community events where she found her passion for helping others.
Hilary is a large advocate for environmental health and giving back to the community. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, being outdoors, exploring cultures, yoga and spending time with her 4-year old daughter.
Program Evaluation Officer
Kara Lapso is the Program Evaluation Officer at CameroonONE. Kara has a Master of Social Work and is a Licensed Social Worker. She has a bachelor’s degree in international development, a minor in Spanish, and a master’s in social work specializing in community development and social justice.
Kara has been working with refugee and immigrant populations since 2009; working in disaster zones with ShelterBox International since 2013; and has been working in international development since 2010. Kara has held professional, research, and volunteer positions in 13 countries and has, both, attended and assisted in a total of 6 disaster simulations and trainings.
Kara has a passion for impact evaluation and has worked on multiple program evaluations in the United States, Cameroon, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines. Moreover, Kara has worked with an array of large domestic and international research projects. Kara enjoys rock climbing, white water kayaking, and yoga.
David Shnitzer is the Treasurer of CameroonONE. David has a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University. He is at present the Boston, Massachusetts Complex Director and Financial Advisor for the Fortune 250 financial planning firm, Ameriprise Financial, where, as a registered principle, he oversees all aspects of business operations. In his personal planning practice, he helps families and small businesses achieve their individual goals.
David has been involved in all aspects of personal finance, managing a wide number of private and professional operations. He continues to direct education, investment, and retirement planning, risk and cash flow management, and estate and business succession planning by providing highly skilled financial guidance. In 2018, David was a finalist for the Invest in Others’ Global Impact Award for his work with CameroonONE and ONETrack International. Invest in Others celebrates the incredible ways that advisors and firms give back to their communities.
Director of Organizational Services
Jon Montcrieff is the Director of Organizational Services at CameroonONE. Jon has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University. He is currently the Manager of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Group at Davol Inc., a leading medical device company specializing in hernia repair. Jon leads a team of engineers responsible for developing specialized equipment and processes to manufacture devices comprised of absorbable synthetic materials, collagen, and antibiotic coatings, He has held a number of other roles in Advanced Technology and Research in the plastics field.
Jon has utilized his organizational and leadership skills to manage engineering projects from prototype concepts to manufactured products. In this role he acts as the technical liaison between all departments including Chemistry, Research and Development, Quality Control, Regulatory, Sales and Manufacturing. He has a strong background in statistical control including a green belt in Six Sigma and has received multiple patents for his work. In his spare time Jon enjoys playing golf, basketball, and taking walks with his family.
Nicolas Angwafo is the Communications Officer at CameroonONE. Nicolas studied Film Production at Houston Community College and Psychology at Texas University.
Nicolas received the Views Award for Best Documentary and came in first at the Island Film Festival for his documentary ‘Silent Voices’, a piece that exhibited the daily plights of Houston’s homeless population.
Anna Cavolowsky is the Head of Community at CameroonONE. She received her Bachelors of Science in Hospitality Administration from Boston University. She spent her last 5 years managing restaurants where she fell in love with the “people-side” of the hospitality business. This love led her to CameroonONE and she is thankful to have the opportunity to help these wonderful children!
Currently, Anna is working for a Hospitality Consulting Firm, Empowered Hospitality, where she advises multiple clients on the best Human Resource practices and leadership development. Her goal is to utilize her skills in communication and networking to cultivate donor relations within CameroonONE and ONEtrack International. In her spare time, Anna loves to run through different boroughs in NYC, try that hole in the wall restaurant, and read cheesy romance novels.
Head of Community