UPF Board of Directors

  • W. Joseph Privott – Director & President
    • Retired President and CEO, Novus International, Inc.
      (health and nutrition solutions for animal agricultural industry worldwide)
  • J. Cliff Eason – Director & Secretary
    • Retired President and CEO, Southwestern Bell Division, ATT
    • Chair of Board, Reinsurance Group of America
      (global life and health reinsurance company)
  • William Jefferis – Director
    • Chairman of the Board, T-Net International
    • Former member of the Executive Committee, Babson Capital Management
  • Jeffrey Klopfenstein – Director
    • Former President, Methionine Business (Novus International, Inc.)
    • Former Senior Executive and Current Senior Consultant, Novus International, Inc.
  • Thomas O. McCarthy, Esq. – Director
    • Managing Partner, McMahon Berger, P. C.
  • Daniel Palmer – Director
    • Lead Pastor, North Roanoke Baptist Church, VA
  • Walter Polowczak – Director
    • Co-founder and former President of Nebo Systems, Inc.
      (healthcare information technology company)
  • Yarsolav Pyzh, Ph.D.
    • President, Ukrainian Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Scott E. Reed – Director
    • Retired Chief Financial Officer, BB&T Corporation
      (financial services Company merged with SunTrust in 2019 to become Truist)
  • John Smith – Director
    • Retired Vice President, Southwestern Bell Division, ATT
  • Tony Vermillion – Director
    • Vice President for Global Security, Emerson
      (global technology and engineering solutions company)
  • John White – Director
    • Retired President, Kairos Private Equity Fund
    • Retired President, CEO and Chair, Haemonetics Corporation
      (global healthcare company specializing in hematology)

No compensation is received by any officer or director of Ukraine Partnership Foundation.