President and Chief Executive Officer
Charles Redding served as MedShare International, Inc.’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) for two years before being named President and CEO by the MedShare Board of Trustees in May 2014. As COO, he was responsible for all three of MedShare’s locations: Operations, Distribution, Biomed Training & Services, Programs, and Procurement. Charles led the company’s efforts to expand into the Northeast United States by opening a Sorting and Collection Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. Before joining MedShare, Charles held a number of senior management positions with Johnson & Johnson (J&J), including the first Plant Manager for Ethicon in Juarez, Mexico and Director of Asia Pacific Operations, where he was based in Shanghai, China, managing facilities in China and India. His latest role at J&J was that of Vice President of Global Operations for its Aesthetic Medicine Business. He was responsible for 1,200 employees in the U.S., France, The Netherlands, and Mauritius, managing a $200 million dollar budget. An Atlanta, GA native, Redding graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Tech, and received a certificate in Team Management from the Daniel School of Management at the University of South Carolina. Charles’ time abroad has increased his sensitivity to the global need for health and human services. He is very passionate about improving the quality of life of those most in need. Charles lives in the Atlanta, Georgia area with his wife of 27 years and his son. He enjoys reading, sports, teaching and developing people.
Chief Operating Officer
Randy Strang has over 37 years of experience in supply chain executive leadership, strategic consulting and operations. This experience includes executive leadership, supply chain solutions design and implementation, global freight forwarding, global B2C operations, sales and operations planning, supply chain optimization, manufacturing operations and humanitarian aid supply chain support. Randy’s most recent position prior to joining MedShare was Vice President of Global Program Management at UPS where he led a global team of 250 professionals who worked with all UPS’ business units to ensure UPS delivered on customer service level commitments and met the promised KPI’s globally. Randy also served as VP of Global B2C Operations for UPS where he led the acquisition and integration of a new business unit that provides an international B2C solution for retailers. He led a team of supply chain design professionals as VP of Global Customer Solutions. Prior to UPS Randy worked at Accenture and Ernst & Young in their strategic supply chain practices. Randy has a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University, and attended the University of Houston’s, C.T. Bauer College of Business.
Chief Financial Officer
Erika has over 18 years of finance, accounting, operations and strategy experience. This experience includes strategic planning, financial statement analysis, forecasting and trend analysis, P&L management/improvement, budgeting, and workflow/process improvement.
Erika most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer at Communities In Schools of Atlanta where she led the accounting, finance, human resources, information technology and administrative functions including the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies. Prior to that, Erika spent a number of years at Deloitte in the Audit, M&A Transaction Services and Talent groups. During her time in the Audit practice, Erika served both public and private clients in the Banking and Securities group. While in the M&A Transaction Services group she served clients across all industries, and provided due diligence, transaction structuring and advisory services to corporate strategic buyers, sellers and private equity investors.
Erika is a Certified Public Accountant in New York and Georgia. She earned her BS in Accounting from Syracuse University and MBA in Finance and Strategy from Emory University, Goizueta Business School.
Northeast Regional Director
Leah Burke has a cross-functional background in fundraising, special events, program development, corporate philanthropy, volunteer leadership, community building, marketing, and public relations. Before joining MedShare as Northeast Regional Director, Leah managed a $2 million corporate donor portfolio at Keep America Beautiful, a national non-profit organization. Prior to that, she was the Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and held development and special events roles at several New York City based organizations including City Harvest and Tuesday’s Children. Leah was inspired to become a fundraiser through roles in Corporate Social Responsibility at the National Basketball Association and UBS Wealth Management Americas. Leah lives in Manhattan and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Journalism from Northeastern University. She is also a graduate of the Executive MPA Program at CUNY Baruch College’s Marxe School of Public and International Affairs.
Vice President, International Development
Nell Diallo has over 10 years’ experience as a staff member at MedShare, International. As Vice- President for Corporate and International Relations, Nell works with public and private partners that include Coca-Cola Africa, Anadarko Oil, GE-CAMINE, Chevron, faith-based organizations, and foreign government representatives. Nell holds a B.S. in chemistry from Miles College in Birmingham, Alabama, a doctorate in law from Antioch School of Law, and completed Leadership Training at Harvard University. She began her professional career as a biochemist with the Department of Defense and has worked as a Legal Intern with the Chief Justice of District of Columbia Court of Appeals, a Collaborator for two African heads of state, and as a Consultant for the United Nations Development Program and UNICEF.
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
Eric Talbert has over a dozen years of nonprofit communications, volunteer management and fundraising experience. He has raised millions of dollars by working with thoughtful people to give joyful gifts to make our world a better place. In addition to working on collaborative projects featured on 60 Minutes, HBO, and NBC Nightly News as well as in Forbes, TIME, and The New York Times Magazine, he has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and MSNBC. Eric is honored to have received the University of Nevada Las Vegas’s College of Liberal Arts Alumnus of the Year Award and the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network – San Francisco/Bay Area (YNPNsfba) Young Executive Director of the Year Award. He is a proud board member of The Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability.
As Western Regional Director, Eric leads fundraising efforts in MedShare’s Western Region, creates and fosters community partnerships, and supports operations in San Leandro. Mr. Talbert’s extensive experience and personal dedication to international aid make him a valuable addition to MedShare’s team and an asset to MedShare’s mission.
Director of Development & Southeast Regional Director
Cristi joined MedShare as National Director of Development and SE Regional Director in 2017. She has made it her lifelong commitment to provide a better quality of life for others in need. She is most passionate about bringing vital life-saving resources to the developing world and works tirelessly to raise the necessary funds that make this work possible. Prior to MedShare, Cristi founded and led a successful consulting firm focused on assisting national companies with international expansion. In addition, she her fundraising background includes the Boy Scouts of America, the American Diabetes Association, Free Wheelchair Mission, and Buckhead Christian Ministry. Cristi is originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico where her parents migrated from Cuba in the 1960’s, in order to provide a better quality of life for their four children. Her family relocated to Atlanta, Georgia in 1975 where her father practiced medicine. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with emphasis in Marketing and Public Relations from Georgia College and is fluent in Spanish.