President and Chief Executive Officer
CHARLES W. REDDING has served as CEO and President of MedShare International, Inc. since 2014. From 2012 until 2014 he served as Chief Operating Officer, leading efforts to expand to a third region in the Northeast with a Sorting and Collection Center in Secaucus, New Jersey.
Under Charles’ leadership MedShare has experienced record-breaking years of humanitarian aid shipments, programmatic interventions, fundraising and community outreach. His strategic shift from outputs and a relentless focus on measurable outcomes and impact are recognized as major contributors to the organization’s expanded success. His leadership in responding to the 2014 Ebola Virus outbreak in West Africa garnered recognition and accolades.
Charles honed his global leadership skills at Johnson & Johnson from 1988 until 2011. As Vice President of Global Operations for the Aesthetic Medicine Business (Mentor), based in Santa Barbara, California, his responsibilities encompassed 1,200 employees in the U.S., France, The Netherlands, and Mauritius with an operating budget in excess of $200 million.
Early roles with the multi-national medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer goods manufacturing company included serving as the first Plant Manager for Ethicon, Inc. (J&J) in Juarez, Mexico. While based in Shanghai, China he served as Director of Asia Pacific Operation, managing medical device manufacturing facilities in China and India. His work abroad informed his recognition of global health and human services deficiencies. A successful transition to non-profit leadership is reflected in MedShare’s 4-Star rating by Charity Navigator and the Platinum Seal of Transparency received from GuideStar. MedShare is also a member of the Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD), Georgia Global Health Alliance (GGHA), and the Medical Surplus Recovery Alliance (MSA) with Charles serving on the boards of PQMD and GGHA.
At Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, Charles is an Advisory Board Member of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and serves as a guest lecturer. He is a frequent speaker to civic organizations and presenter at industry events.
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, he holds a BS Degree in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Tech and a certificate in Team Management from the Daniel School of Management at the University of South Carolina. He resides in the city with his wife of thirty years and his son. He enjoys reading, sports, teaching, mentoring, and developing people.
Chief Operating Officer
Stacey Koehnke brings over 30 years of operations and supply chain leadership experience in the Food and Beverage, and Consumer Products sectors, with a passion for Developing Leaders, Driving Expertise and Delivering Excellence.
In her most recent role as the COO for the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Stacey led Operations, Supply Chain, Infrastructure, Risk Management and Strategy teams to increase food access and reduce food insecurity across twenty-nine metro Atlanta and north Georgia counties. She designed and started up a new 380,000 sq ft facility in March 2020, just in time to support the substantial increase in community need due to the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Prior to joining the Food Bank, Stacey was an Associate Director in the Global Supply Chain for Kimberly-Clark, where she developed a logistics assessment process and led implementations of transportation management systems.
The majority of Stacey’s career was built with The Coca-Cola Company in various operational, supply chain and strategy roles, including plant leadership, operation turnarounds and Divisionwide projects.
She began her career with Procter & Gamble after earning her BS in Engineering degree from The University of Pennsylvania. Stacey is a board member for ReFED, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending food loss and waste across the U.S. food system. She is married with a son and daughter and resides in a north Atlanta suburb.
Director of Finance & Human Resources
Stephanie Greene joined MedShare as Finance Director and later took on the Human Resources functions of the organization.
Stephanie is responsible for managing the finance, accounting and HR operations of the organization which includes, amongst others, Budgeting, Financial Reporting, Cash Management, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Payroll Processing, Benefits Administration, Employee Relations, and Recruitment & Selection.
Prior to joining MedShare, Stephanie spent more than 10 years in Corporate Finance and Accounting roles. Her extensive experience includes leadership roles in both finance and human resources at Novartis, Atlanta Gas Light, and IDS Financial Services (an American Express Company).
Stephanie is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) where she worked in Guatemala as a Business Advisor to International NGOs Plan International, Génesis Empresarial/ACCION and Junior Achievement. Stephanie has worked with and served on a number of nonprofit boards as Treasurer, Finance chair including Junior Achievement, United Way, Georgia State University Alumni as well as professional finance organizations NABA & NBMBAA.
Stephanie has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics & Business from Macalester College in Minnesota and a MBA from the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. Stephanie has a green belt in Lean Six Sigma and is an active member of SHRM, Society of Human Resources. Stephanie has worked in and traveled to more than 30 countries and has a working proficiency in Spanish & French (basic).
Western Regional Director
Dennis has an extensive career in philanthropy, major gift fundraising, and nonprofit/community development, specializing in the development of philanthropic strategies. In previous roles, Dennis served as a Senior Philanthropy Advisor at Silicon Valley Community Foundation and West Coast Advancement Officer at the Southern Poverty Law Center where he drove significant increases in giving from California donors.
Dennis has worked independently raising nearly $300,000 in response to large natural disasters, coordinating relief and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico providing air support and developing an emergency shelter after Hurricane Maria. After the Haiti earthquake, he led 3 missions that brought medical care to 6,350 patients and a joint 40 personnel mission with a team from California and Canada to serve 3,500 patients in 7 days. He was invited to ceremonies in Beijing, China where he accepted a peace award for his work in Haiti and an appointment to the Executive Board of the Beautiful Life Development Plan Foundation.
Dennis holds a Graduate Certification in Design, Partnering, Management and Innovation from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, a B. A. in Communications and Speech from Fisk University and completed additional studies in Entertainment Business at Vanderbilt University.
Northeast Regional Director
Jane is a nonprofit leader and development professional with experience in major gifts and individual giving, corporate and foundation support, special events, and capital campaigns. Throughout her 25-year career, Jane has held various roles at respected and impactful international and local organizations in the areas of the arts, health, faith, volunteerism, homelessness, and hunger.
Jane has spent the past 15 years leading fund development strategy and philanthropic efforts for local organizations in northern NJ, most recently as Director of Development at Family Promise of Bergen County. In this role she led and expanded their fundraising program, increasing income and consistently exceeding financial goals. She was instrumental in helping the organization secure emergency funding through the COVID-19 pandemic and sustaining it as programs pivoted to meet changing needs.
Jane is based in the New York/New Jersey area and leads MedShare’s Northeast development efforts. Jane will partner with the Northeast Regional Council to develop creative, innovative, and sustainable community outreach strategies to better allow MedShare to achieve our mission and increase our impact.
Jane holds a B.A. in Studio Art from Fordham University and completed additional studies at New York University. She also is a graduate of the BergenLEADS community leadership program.
Director of Programs and Partnerships
Jason Chernock serves as Director of Programs and Partnerships for MedShare, a global humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world. Within this role he focuses on building partnerships with the healthcare industry to advance the mission of MedShare and oversees the organization’s national gift-in-kind strategy. Jason joined MedShare in 2014, and has 19 years of experience working for non-profit, community and economic development organizations.
Prior to joining MedShare, Jason served as a Project Manager with the Enterprise Innovation Institute and part of EI2’s team of Community Innovation Specialists (CIS). The CIS team partnered with communities across Georgia to implement creative approaches to economic development, foster public engagement, support entrepreneurs and small businesses, and support foundations and nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, Jason worked at Market Street Services, an economic development consulting firm, and with the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
He resides in the Atlanta area with his wife and three rambunctious boys. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts and a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology.