Rob Hall, Trauma Free World's President


We can hardly wait to be with you in April in Washington, DC. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.

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Keynote Speaker – Art Taylor, President and CEO of

Dinner at Jula’s – Please let us know your menu selections

Travel – Key dates, times and locations

Attendees – See who is coming to Thursday’s session

Agenda – Details on topics, speakers



President & CEO of  

We are excited and honored to have Art Taylor speak at our dinner on April 3rd. He brings years of experience working with the BBB wise giving alliance and keen insight into how donors and organizations can come together to have maximum impact. He will be speaking on how wise giving leads to a more impactful life. You can read more about Art’s background here.

Wise giving, impactful living


Reception & Dinner

April 3rd: 5:30 – 8:30

Jula’s on the Potomac

44 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 401

Alexandria, VA 22314



* Reception at 5:30 pm, dinner at 6:30 pm

Building Momentum Session

April 4th: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Westin Alexandria Old Town

400 Courthouse Square

Alexandria, VA 22314



* Breakfast, lunch & snacks provided


The Trauma Free World team will be staying at the Westin Alexandria Old Town. Other nearby hotels in Alexandria that are within 1-2 miles of our events are AKA Hotel, The Alexandrian and The Hotel Indigo. All of our events are within 1-2 miles of Old Town Alexandria.


Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is 4 miles/15 minutes from the Westin

Dulles International Airport (IAD) is 30 miles/45-60 minutes from the Westin

Orange Grunge Line

Meet an amazing group of people

Orange Grunge Line


We are thrilled and grateful to have this select group of people together on Thursday to meet and discuss revolutionizing how we care for trauma-affected children globally. 


Danny Alkhoury, Executive Director, MENA Trauma Healing Resource Center

Nick Athens, Founder/CEO, EcoVac Services

Tom Bognanno, Co-founder & Partner of the Alliance Practice, LLC

Christine Bond, Founder TXG Foundation

Bob Briggs, Co-founder & Partner of the Alliance Practice, LLC

Dr. Julie Cooper, SVP Training & Curriculum, Trauma Free World

Dr. Elinam Dellor, Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University College of Social Work

Kathy Fish, Chief Research, Development & Innovation Officer, Procter & Gamble (retired)

Tere Garcia, President, Mundo Libre de Trauma

Josh Glacken, Director of Strategic Partnerships, American Bible Society

Beth Guckenberger, Co-Executive Director, Back2Back Ministries

Todd Guckenberger, Co-Executive Director, Back2Back Ministries

Kari Gyde, Philanthropist

Dr. Rob Hall, President, Trauma Free World

Jon Hirst, Chief Innovation Officer, SIL International

Lynne Homrich, Chief Ambassador, Orange 10: A New Era of Awareness, Hope and Funding for Mental Health

John Horning, CFO, Trauma Free World

Will Housh, Founder & CEO, HVAC Technologies

Will Kennedy, Senior Program Officer for UN Partnerships

Esther Kocka Knight, Special Projects Manager, Spiritual First Aid

Daniel Lee, Co-founder, Aura Health

Stacey Maisel, Investor Relations, MENA Trauma Healing Center

Jill Mairn, VP Brand/Marketing, Trauma Free World

Lee Manis, Alliance Practice

Ed Martin, Managing Partner, 5th Element Group PBC

Rachel Medefind, Director, CAFO Institute for Family-Centered Healing & Health

Alyson Niemann, Executive Director, Mindful Philanthropy

Vineet Rajan, CEO & CO-Founder, Forte

Amanda Ruckel, Senior National Director, Partnerships & Growth at Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Greg Simpson, Chief Technology Officer at GE; Synchrony Financial (Retired)

Karen Simpson, Community Volunteer (Retired)

Rita Soronen, President & CEO, Dave Thomas Foundation

Rebecca Taguma, Executive Director, Trauma Healing Institute at the American Bible Society

Art Taylor, CEO, give.or


Any questions, thoughts? We'd love to chat.

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