Life-Changing Medical Care for the Hurting & Forgotten

Leadership/Management

AMH Jon Fielder

Jon Fielder, MD

Co-Founder, Chief Executive, Board Vice-Chair & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

Dr. Fielder has served as a medical missionary to Africa for almost 20 years, previously caring for patients at AIC Kijabe and Partners in Hope Hospitals. He currently serves part-time at Maua Methodist Hospital...

AMH Scott-Marcelo

Scott Marcello, MACC

President & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

Scott currently serves as the President of African Mission Healthcare. He first met Dr. Jon Fielder, AMH Chief Executive, and Co-founder, in 2006...

Jonathan Mwiindi

Jonathan Mwiindi, PhD, MHA, DipPharm

Executive Vice President, Operations & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

A Kenyan native, Jonathan holds a PhD in Public Health (Healthcare Management and Policy) from the University of Texas School of Public Health...

Perry Jansen, MD, MPH

Vice President, Strategic Health Partnerships

Perry leads innovative initiatives and partnerships designed to help the mission hospitals we serve become strong learning and teaching institutions...

AMH Beth Wangigi

Beth Wangigi, MPH

Vice President of Impact & Shared Services

Beth joined AMH as the SAFE Program Manager back in 2016. Since then she has served as Country Director and is...

AMH Kenneth Miriti

Kenneth Miriti, Clinical Officer, MBA

Vice President of Programs

Kenneth joined AMH in March 2011 as the Country Coordinator for Kenya office. He graduated with a Diploma in Clinical...

AMH Muingo Mutisya

Muingo Mutisya, BS

Vice President of Innovation & Incubation

Muingo is passionate about large-scale projects and children. She has extensive project management experience and is motivated by AMH's vision and mission..

Jackie Wanza Hunja

Jackie Wanza Hunja

Vice President Finance and Administration

Jackie joined AMH full-time as Vice President Finance and Administration where she carries out her passion for driving good governance and stewardship in organizations and people.

Board of Directors

AMH Mark Gerson

Mark Gerson

Co-Founder & Board Chair

Mark is a Jewish American entrepreneur, committed philanthropist and published author. In 2010, after graduating Yale Law School, Mark co-founded African Mission Healthcare...

AMH Jon Fielder

Jon Fielder, MD

Co-Founder, Chief Executive, Board Vice-Chair & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

Dr. Fielder has served as a medical missionary to Africa for almost 20 years, previously caring for patients at AIC Kijabe and Partners in Hope Hospitals. He currently serves part time at Maua Methodist Hospital...

Jenna Arnold

Jenna Arnold

Board Member

Jenna Arnold, author of Raising Our Hands, is an educator, social entrepreneur, activist, and mother. Motivated by her passion for women, children and the disenfranchised, Jenna joined AMH’s board in 2019.

AMH Sean Fieler

Sean Fieler

Board Member

Sean Fieler graduated from Williams College in 1995 with a degree in Political Economy and received the Branson Memorial. . .

AMH Erica Gerson

Rabbi Erica Gerson

Board Member

Rabbi Erica Gerson graduated from Amherst College, magna cum laude, and received both rabbinical ordination and a Masters...

AMH Aaron Greenblatt

Aaron Greenblatt

Board Member

Aaron Greenblatt, Chief Executive Officer of G&W Laboratories, joined the board of AMH motivated by our mission and the impact of each dollar invested in support of our partners...

AMH Pavi Thomas

Pavi Thomas

Board Member

Pavi has been associated with AMH since its inception and has served on the AMH Board since 2011. He first met Dr. Jon Fielder...

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Greg Arquette

Board Member

Greg Arquette is the Founder of Tiger Mountain Capital, a socially conscious hedge fund deploying a strategy based on deep research & analytics.

AMH Kenya Board

AMH Jon Fielder

Jon Fielder, MD

Co-Founder, Chief Executive, Board Vice-Chair & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

Dr. Fielder has served as a medical missionary to Africa for almost 20 years, previously caring for patients at AIC Kijabe and Partners in Hope Hospitals...

AMH Scott-Marcelo

Scott Marcello, MACC

President & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

Scott currently serves as the President of African Mission Healthcare. He first met Dr. Jon Fielder, AMH Chief Executive, and Co-founder, in 2006...

Jonathan Mwiindi

Jonathan Mwiindi, PhD, MHA, DipPharm

Executive Vice President, Operations & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

A Kenyan native, Jonathan holds a PhD in Public Health (Healthcare Management and Policy) from the University of Texas School of Public Health...

Justus Marete

Justus Marete

Board Chair, AMH-Kenya

Justus was instrumental in helping to establish our operations in Kenya, first joining the board of AMH-Kenya in 2012...

Nick Korir

Nick Korir

Board Member, AMH-Kenya

Reverend Nick Korir serves as Senior Pastor of Nairobi Chapel and has been actively involved with AMH for more than five years.

Susan Kihato

Susan Kihato

Board Member, AMH-Kenya

Susan is a Human resources practitioner with over 15 years of experience working in human resources in the corporate financial sector in Kenya...

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Robert Kasambala

Board Member, AMH-Kenya

Robert began working with Dr. Fielder in 2003, to develop a model program for HIV care in Kenya and was one of AMH-Kenya’s first board members.

AMH Mission

Jon Fielder, MD, Co-Founder, Chief Executive, Board Vice-Chair & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

AMH Jon Fielder

Dr. Fielder has served as a medical missionary to Africa for almost 20 years. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Chemistry from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, in 1999, he earned his Doctor of Medical degree (MD) from The John Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md., in 2002.

Dr. Fielder was a physician at AIC Kijabe Hospital in Kenya from 2002 to 2006, overseeing a US government-funded HIV program for nearly 2,000 patients. He served as a consultant physician at the Partners in Hope Medical Center in Lilongwe, Malawi (Africa), from 2009 to 2014. His handbook, Tuberculosis in the Era of HIV, has been used widely in several African countries.

In 2010, Dr. Fielder co-founded African Mission Healthcare (AMH) with the investor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Mark Gerson, a college friend, to support the work of mission hospitals across Africa. Dr. Fielder serves as chief executive of AMH, which since its inception has provided financial support totaling more than $26 million and expertise to more than 40 hospital partners in 18 African countries.

Dr. Fielder and his wife, Amanda, a social worker, have three children.

Scott Marcello, MACC, President & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

AMH Scott-Marcelo

Scott currently serves as the President of African Mission Healthcare. He first met Dr. Jon Fielder, AMH Chief Executive, and Co-founder, in 2006 and Jonathan Mwiindi, AMH Executive Vice President, in 2007 while they were both serving at Kijabe Hospital in Kenya. This began a long-term relationship which led to Scott joining the AMH Board in 2011 and, ultimately, joining the leadership team at AMH.

Prior to joining the AMH team, Scott served as a partner with KPMG where he held a number of senior roles including serving as a member of the Firm’s Management Committee and Board of Directors.

Scott graduated with his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Stetson University in DeLand Florida in 1984. In 1985 he received his Masters of Accountancy, also from Stetson.

His early experiences as a volunteer at different hospitals in Kenya and with AMH helped him to understand the incredible impact that mission hospitals have on the people of Sub-Saharan Africa. Scott quickly saw how these mission hospitals not only provide critically needed quality, compassionate care but also provide outstanding training and serve as institutions of hope for those in need. It was obvious to Scott and his wife, Dené, that even moderate investments of time, talent and finances could make a lasting impact on these hospitals and on the millions of people they serve.

Scott and Dené have four grown children.

Jonathan Mwiindi, PhD, MHA, DipPharm, Executive Vice President, Operations & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

Jonathan Mwiindi

A Kenyan native, Jonathan holds a PhD in Public Health (Healthcare Management and Policy) from the University of Texas School of Public Health, a master’s in healthcare administration (MHA) from Seton Hall University, a Bachelor of Public Administration from the University of South Africa, and a Diploma in Pharmacy from the Kenya Medical Training College. Jonathan formerly directed the pharmacy and HIV program at AIC Kijabe Hospital in Kenya. He served as the Director of Global Health Operations at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). Prior to that, he served as the Country Program Manager for the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Kenya assisting the institution to establish its offices in Kenya. Jonathan is a lifelong student of health systems.

Jonathan helped establish African Mission Healthcare alongside Dr. Jon Fielder (AMH co-founder) in 2010. Dr. Jon Fielder and Jonathan met while working at Kijabe Hospital in 2003. Together, the two, with the help of Kenneth Miriti (See Kenneth’s separate profile) significantly expanded the U.S. Government-funded HIV Program and related outreach activities in Kenya. Jonathan has been actively involved in AMH’s program expansion from a focus on HIV care and training to increased infrastructure, clinical care, training and management advisory services of more than 40 African Hospitals.

Jonathan, along with his wife Lily and their two children currently live in Indiana.

Perry Jansen, MD, MPH, Vice President, Strategic Health Partnerships

Perry leads innovative initiatives and partnerships designed to help the mission hospitals we serve become strong learning and teaching institutions. His role includes collaborating with AMH partners to bring strategic, financial and technical resources together to strengthen individual hospitals and the health systems that they support. Perry’s current activities include leading AMH’s Mission Hospital Teaching Network and L’Chaim Prize initiatives.

Perry is a family physician who served as an SIM missionary in Malawi from 2000-2016, where he also met and worked with Dr. Jon Fielder, AMH Co-Founder and Chief Executive. Dr. Jansen played an integral role in bringing life-saving antiretroviral therapy to this very poor country. He founded Partners in Hope (PIH), a non-profit hospital which has grown to be one of the largest providers of HIV treatment in and around Malawi’s capital city of Lilongwe. PIH is a key training partner with the country’s Ministry of Health and USAID. In 2016, Perry realized his goal of transferring leadership of PIH and its training grants over to national leadership.

PIH is an established hospital partner of AMH. As a result, Perry has experienced firsthand the approach and impact of AMH with its partners. This and AMH’s commitment to the long-term development of future African health workers attracted Perry to join the organization.

Beth Wangigi, MPH, Vice President of Impact & Shared Services

AMH Beth Wangigi

Beth joined AMH in 2016 as the manager of the Surgical Access for Everyone (SAFE) Program. She now serves as the Kenya Country Director and as vice president of Shared Services. Most recently, Beth has assumed the role of overseeing the measurement and analysis of AMH’s impact, focused on improving our approach to monitoring, measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of our various program.

Prior to joining AMH, Beth worked at Kenya’s Leading Telecommunications company (Safaricom) for nearly 8 years as a Workforce Performance Analyst and later as a Workforce Planning Analyst. At AMH she is excited to be part of a passionate team that is committed to serving the vulnerable in the society. She holds an undergraduate in Biochemistry and a Master of Public Health degree.

Beth is married with two children. She is passionate about the great outdoors and loves mountain climbing.

Kenneth Miriti, Clinical Officer, MBA, Vice President of Programs

AMH Kenneth Miriti

Kenneth first met AMH co-founder, Dr. Jon Fielder, at Kijabe Hospital. Together with Dr. Fielder and Jonathan Mwiindi (see Jonathan’s separate profile), Kenneth helped to significantly expand the U.S. government funded HIV program and related community outreach activities. Kenneth joined AMH in March 2011 as the Country Coordinator for Kenya office and has been actively involved in expanding AMH’s programs to include a broad range of infrastructure, clinical care, training and management advisory services to more than 40 African hospitals.

Kenneth graduated with a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Bachelor’s degree in Administration from University of South-Africa (UNISA), later receiving is Masters of Business and Health Systems Administration. Prior to Joining AMH, Kenneth worked with the Kenyan office of the University of Maryland to lead the HIV care and treatment efforts in Kenya as the In-Service Lead and Training Manager. He also worked at AIC Kijabe hospital in various capacities.

Kenneth is highly motivated by the mission and approach of AMH. As he recently shared, “I love working in an environment focused on the challenges on improving healthcare in mission hospitals. My passion is to strengthen models and institutions that enable high-quality care to the poor.”

Muingo Mutisya, BS, Vice President of Innovation & Incubation

AMH Muingo Mutisya

Muingo joined AMH in October 2018 and is passionate about large-scale projects and children. She graduated with a Bachelors degree in Sociology from Kenyatta University and later trained in Project management. Prior to Joining AMH, Muingo worked with Kenya’s Leading Telecommunications company (Safaricom) in different capacities including customer retention, Quality Assurance, and project management. Her experiences included managing large, multi-phase projects including construction and technology.

Muingo was attracted to join AMH by our vision and mission. She also loves the very practical way that AMH approaches its role. As she said, “I love how AMH is impacting institutions and individuals – one life at a time, one mission hospital at a time”

Muingo is married to Orlando and lives in Nairobi, Kenya.

Jackie Wanza Hunja , Vice President Finance and Administration

Jackie Wanza Hunja

Jackie joined the board of AMH-Kenya in 2013 providing financial oversight and doing what she loves best, driving good governance and stewardship in organizations and people. She has now joined the AMH full-time as Vice President Finance and Administration. She previously worked with Coca-Cola East and Central Africa Ltd for 22 years in various finance-related capacities ranging from financial planning and risk analysis, finance strategy development and execution, product pricing, finance policy development, and investment analysis. Her most recent position was in the capacity of Finance Operations Manager for the East Africa Region.

She holds a Master’s in Business Administration in Strategic Management and Bachelors of Commerce Accounting from Nairobi University and Catholic University, respectively. She is also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya.

Mark Gerson, Co-Founder & Board Chair

AMH Mark Gerson

Mark is a Jewish American entrepreneur, committed philanthropist and published author. In 2010, after graduating Yale Law School, Mark co-founded African Mission Healthcare with close friend and former college roommate, missionary Dr. Jon Fielder. Mark and his wife, Rabbi Erica Gerson, recognized the outstanding impact of medical missionary efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The couple, along with their 4 children, initiated the L’Chaim (“To Life”) Initiative in 2016 with the Gerson L’Chaim Prize, an annual $500,000 investment awarded for outstanding Christian medical missionary service in honor of the selected missionary physician and benefiting the hospital at which they serve. Recently, Mark and Erica have helped AMH to expand the initiative to include the L’Chaim Mission Hospital Teaching Network (MHTN). The MHTN is focused on making long-term investments to strengthen medical education centers that are training the next generation of African healthcare professionals to provide excellent, compassionate medical care. These professionals will in turn be prepared and equipped to train others, expanding their impact across Africa.

Mark brings 24 years of strategic and analytical professional prowess along with a clear conviction to contribute towards those most hurting and forgotten in Africa.

Jon Fielder, MD, Co-Founder, Chief Executive, Board Vice-Chair & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

AMH Jon Fielder

Dr. Fielder has served as a medical missionary to Africa for almost 20 years. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Chemistry from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, in 1999, he earned his Doctor of Medical degree (MD) from The John Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md., in 2002.

Dr. Fielder was a physician at AIC Kijabe Hospital in Kenya from 2002 to 2006, overseeing a US government-funded HIV program for nearly 2,000 patients. He served as a consultant physician at the Partners in Hope Medical Center in Lilongwe, Malawi (Africa), from 2009 to 2014. His handbook, Tuberculosis in the Era of HIV, has been used widely in several African countries.

In 2010, Dr. Fielder co-founded African Mission Healthcare (AMH) with the investor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Mark Gerson, a college friend, to support the work of mission hospitals across Africa. Dr. Fielder serves as chief executive of AMH, which since its inception has provided financial support totaling more than $26 million and expertise to more than 40 hospital partners in 18 African countries.

Dr. Fielder and his wife, Amanda, a social worker, have three children.

Jenna Arnold, Board Member

Jenna Arnold

Jenna Arnold, author of Raising Our Hands, is an educator, social entrepreneur, activist, and mother who lives in New York City with her husband and two children. Jenna was one of the National Organizers of the Women’s March in 2017 and Oprah named her as one of her “100 Awakened Leaders who are using their voice and talent to elevate humanity”. For her work as the co-founder of ORGANIZE—an organization focused on ending the waitlist for organ transplants in the US, Jenna was named one of Inc Magazine’s “20 Most Disruptive Innovators” and the New York Times called it one of “the biggest ideas in social change”. Jenna created the hit TV show on MTV, ‘Exiled!’ which took American teenagers to live with indigenous cultures around the world and while at the United Nations, Jenna created multi-platform programming for MTV and Showtime with A-list celebrities like Jay-Z and Angelina Jolie.

Jenna sits on the board of the Sesame Workshop Leadership Council and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Her first book, Raising Our Hands, about how white women can stop avoiding hard conversations, start accepting responsibility, and find their place on the new frontlines (2020) debuted on a series of bestseller lists, as well as Forbes’ ‘Anti-racism for White People Resource List’ and received praise saying it “is one of the white privileged voices we should be reading right now” by Porchlight.

Motivated by her passion for women, children and the disenfranchised, Jenna joined AMH’s board in 2019. She finds AMH’s hands on approach, long-term commitment, and active partnership with people and institutions “on the ground” to be unique – creating lasting benefits for many hurting and forgotten people across Africa.

Sean Fieler, Board Member

AMH Sean Fieler

Sean Fieler graduated from Williams College in 1995 with a degree in Political Economy and received the Branson Memorial Scholarship in 1994. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, he joined Equinox Partners. He is the firm’s managing member and majority owner.

Mr. Fieler serves as Chairman of the American Principles Project. He is Chairman of the Chiaroscuro Foundation and serves as a board member of the Witherspoon Institute, the Dominican Foundation, the Committee for Monetary Research & Education, the Acton Institute and the Susan B. Anthony List, among others.

Mr. Fieler speaks and publishes on the topic of monetary reform. He has given talks on monetary policy at the annual Grant’s Conference, the Atlas Liberty Forum and has written for The Wall Street Journal and The Weekly Standard.

Mr. Fieler lives in Stamford, CT, with his wife, son and four daughters.

Rabbi Erica Gerson, Board Member

AMH Erica Gerson

Rabbi Erica Gerson graduated from Amherst College, magna cum laude, and received both rabbinical ordination and a Masters in Religious Education from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Erica served as the inaugural Director of Jewish Life at JCP Downtown in Manhattan before relocating to NJ, where she taught in the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Rodeph Sholom School, a Reform Jewish day school. Erica is also a member of the international board of United Hatzalah of Israel.

Erica, with her husband Mark Gerson (see Mark’s separate profile), initiated the L’Chaim (“To Life”) Initiative in 2016 with the Gerson L’Chaim Prize, an annual $500,000 investment awarded for outstanding Christian medical missionary service. More recently, she and Mark enabled the expansion of the L’Chaim initiative to include the AMH L’Chaim Mission Hospital Teaching Network.

Aaron Greenblatt, Board Member

AMH Aaron Greenblatt

Aaron Greenblatt, Chief Executive Officer of G&W Laboratories, is the fourth-generation CEO from the Greenblatt family. Aaron directs his passions of entrepreneurship, strategic business partnerships, organizational development, and enhancement of organizational culture towards the continuous growth and evolution of G&W Laboratories. He is focused on deepening customer relationships and ensuring that G&W attracts and retains employees and strategic corporate partners who are aligned with the company’s purpose of helping people realize their potential.

Since joining G&W Laboratories in 2009, Aaron has held various roles and has been instrumental in growing the G&W legacy working closely with his father, Ronald Greenblatt, who is the former CEO and now Chairman, and other members of the company’s strategic leadership team.

Aaron is also Founder and CEO/Chairman of Flipt LLC, an “uber-like” Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) alternative.

Aaron joined the board of AMH during 2018, motivated by our mission and the “return” (or impact) for each dollar invested in support of our mission hospital partners. He brings his various business experiences and skills to help strengthen AMH’s strategy and execution.

Aaron completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland College Park and earned his Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from the University of Maryland’s School of Pharmacy.

Pavi Thomas, Board Member

AMH Pavi Thomas

Pavi has been associated with AMH since its inception and has served on the AMH Board since 2011. He first met Dr. Jon Fielder, AMH Chief Executive and Co-founder, in 2007 at Kijabe Hospital in Kenya which began a long-term relationship.

Pavi serves as the Lead Pastor of Heritage Christian Church (Heritage) in Westerville Ohio and the Executive Director of The Bridge Community Center in Columbus Ohio. Prior to joining the staff at Heritage, Pavi served as VP, Equipping for Great Commission and Telios Ministries.

Pavi graduated from Indian Institute of Technology in Madras India in 1984 with his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering. He later received his Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (in 1986) and Ph.D., Philosophy of Design, Mechanical Engineering (1994) from The Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio.

He first became interested in the work of AMH while supporting HIV care and AIDs Relief programs being led by Dr. Fielder, Jonathan Mwiindi (AMH EVP of Operations), and Kenneth Miriti (AMH VP of Programs) at Kijabe Hospital, even before AMH was officially founded. Pavi is passionate about AMH’s focus on enabling quality compassionate care for the poor across Sub-Saharan Africa by partnering closely with highly effective Mission Hospitals. He has seen the work and its impact first-hand and is highly motivated to see it expanded.

Pavi is married and has two children.

Greg Arquette, Board Member

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Greg Arquette is the Founder of Tiger Mountain Capital, a socially conscious hedge fund deploying a strategy based on deep research & analytics. Greg has spent 17 years in the asset management industry with extensive experience in evaluating markets, business segments, and individual enterprises. Prior to founding Tiger Mountain Capital, he served as a Senior Analyst with the alternative investments firm, MIG Capital. Greg began his professional career in 2004 as an Investment Analyst at Cascade Investments.

Greg’s relationship with AMH began as a donor, subsequently becoming a board member in 2015. He recently explained, “I became involved because of the organization’s incredible efficacy and approach for tackling one of the largest needs and humanitarian problems facing the world – access to quality healthcare in Sub-Saharan Africa. Unlike a vaccine or HIV antiretrovirals, there is no ‘silver bullet’ for how to rapidly expand healthcare capacity.” Greg has spent time “on the ground,” experiencing AMH’s programs firsthand in Malawi and Tanzania, Africa.

Greg serves on AMH’s Investment Committee and is actively involved in promoting the impact of AMH with existing and potential donors. He contributes a significant portion of the profits from Tiger Mountain Capital to AMH and its projects.

Greg graduated Summa Cum Laude from Claremont McKenna College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Mathematics. He is married to Sanpisa and they have a son named Bohdi.

Jon Fielder, MD, Co-Founder, Chief Executive, Board Vice-Chair & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

AMH Jon Fielder

Dr. Fielder has served as a medical missionary to Africa for almost 20 years. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Chemistry from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, in 1999, he earned his Doctor of Medical degree (MD) from The John Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md., in 2002.

Dr. Fielder was a physician at AIC Kijabe Hospital in Kenya from 2002 to 2006, overseeing a US government-funded HIV program for nearly 2,000 patients. He served as a consultant physician at the Partners in Hope Medical Center in Lilongwe, Malawi (Africa), from 2009 to 2014. His handbook, Tuberculosis in the Era of HIV, has been used widely in several African countries.

In 2010, Dr. Fielder co-founded African Mission Healthcare (AMH) with the investor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Mark Gerson, a college friend, to support the work of mission hospitals across Africa. Dr. Fielder serves as chief executive of AMH, which since its inception has provided financial support totaling more than $26 million and expertise to more than 40 hospital partners in 18 African countries.

Dr. Fielder and his wife, Amanda, a social worker, have three children.

Scott Marcello, MACC, President & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

AMH Scott-Marcelo

Scott currently serves as the President of African Mission Healthcare. He first met Dr. Jon Fielder, AMH Chief Executive, and Co-founder, in 2006 and Jonathan Mwiindi, AMH Executive Vice President, in 2007 while they were both serving at Kijabe Hospital in Kenya. This began a long-term relationship which led to Scott joining the AMH Board in 2011 and, ultimately, joining the leadership team at AMH.

Prior to joining the AMH team, Scott served as a partner with KPMG where he held a number of senior roles including serving as a member of the Firm’s Management Committee and Board of Directors.

Scott graduated with his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Stetson University in DeLand Florida in 1984. In 1985 he received his Masters of Accountancy, also from Stetson.

His early experiences as a volunteer at different hospitals in Kenya and with AMH helped him to understand the incredible impact that mission hospitals have on the people of Sub-Saharan Africa. Scott quickly saw how these mission hospitals not only provide critically needed quality, compassionate care but also provide outstanding training and serve as institutions of hope for those in need. It was obvious to Scott and his wife, Dené, that even moderate investments of time, talent and finances could make a lasting impact on these hospitals and on the millions of people they serve.

Scott and Dené have four grown children.

Jonathan Mwiindi, PhD, MHA, DipPharm, Executive Vice President, Operations & Board Member, AMH-Kenya

Jonathan Mwiindi

A Kenyan native, Jonathan holds a PhD in Public Health (Healthcare Management and Policy) from the University of Texas School of Public Health, a master’s in healthcare administration (MHA) from Seton Hall University, a Bachelor of Public Administration from the University of South Africa, and a Diploma in Pharmacy from the Kenya Medical Training College. Jonathan formerly directed the pharmacy and HIV program at AIC Kijabe Hospital in Kenya. He served as the Director of Global Health Operations at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). Prior to that, he served as the Country Program Manager for the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Kenya assisting the institution to establish its offices in Kenya. Jonathan is a lifelong student of health systems.

Jonathan helped establish African Mission Healthcare alongside Dr. Jon Fielder (AMH co-founder) in 2010. Dr. Jon Fielder and Jonathan met while working at Kijabe Hospital in 2003. Together, the two, with the help of Kenneth Miriti (See Kenneth’s separate profile) significantly expanded the U.S. Government-funded HIV Program and related outreach activities in Kenya. Jonathan has been actively involved in AMH’s program expansion from a focus on HIV care and training to increased infrastructure, clinical care, training and management advisory services of more than 40 African Hospitals.

Jonathan, along with his wife Lily and their two children currently live in Indiana.

Justus Marete, Board Chair, AMH-Kenya

Justus Marete

Justus was instrumental in helping to establish our operations in Kenya, first joining the board of AMH-Kenya in 2012. He met Dr. Jon Fielder in 2003 and worked with several members of the AMH team at Kijabe Hospital before AMH was even formed.

Justus currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of one of AMH’s hospital partners, Maua Methodist Hospital, in Maua Kenya. He has served in healthcare administration for 30 years, beginning in the government hospital sector at Kenyatta National Hospital and then helping to lead several mission hospitals.

Justus completed his undergraduate studies in Economics & Sociology at the University of Nairobi. He then studied Financing of Health Care in Developing Countries and received a Master of Public Health degree from Boston University. He has also trained in transformational leadership with Haggai Institute, Project management with Crown Agents, and Policy Governance with an accredited John Cover Governance expert.

Justus first became familiar with AMH while serving as the CEO of Kijabe Hospital. He became convinced that AMH’s partnership model – working alongside hospitals to help improve their operations, clinical care, and facilities – is very effective. This model improves both the impact of individual hospitals and broader health systems and convinced Justus to become part of AMH.

Justus is married to Christine and has 3 adult children.

Nick Korir, Board Member, AMH-Kenya

Nick Korir

Rev. Nick Korir, the Senior Pastor of Nairobi Chapel (Ngong Road) has been married to Julia Korir for the past 17 years and together they have twin boys – Don and Dan. Nick has served as a Youth Pastor for 15 Years, an Executive Pastor for 5 Years, and a Senior Pastor for 5 years.

Nick holds a Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Appropriate Technology and a Master’s Degree in Leadership Studies. Nick has worked for ADRA (South Sudan) and Africa Director of Global Youth Ministry Network. He has also served as Youth Pastor at Immanuel AGC Church, Nairobi Baptist Church, Parklands Baptist Church, and Nairobi Chapel. He assumed the role of Executive Pastor of Nairobi Chapel in 2013 and Senior Pastor in December 2017; a role he plays to date.

Pastor Nick has served as the coordinator of NAYNET (Nairobi Area Youth Pastors Network) for the past 15 years and is a founding member of East Africa Youth Pastors Network. He has also served as the Chairman of the Africa Board of Global Youth Ministry Network.

Nick is an Adventure Motorcycle Rider and passionately rides across Africa to raise funds to provide educational scholarships for needy students in high schools and universities in Kenya through Nairobi Chapel’s LOGOS Scholarship Fund. He also serves as the founding Chairman of Motorcycle Kenya (the national association for private bikers in Kenya). Nick is a member of the National Taskforce on Motorcycle Reforms and serves as Chaplain among the biker community in Kenya.

Nick’s life purpose is: “Building a generation of reproducing disciples of Jesus Christ that are Righteous, Responsible, and enjoy healthy Relationships”. He is passionate about investing in emerging Youth Leadership in Africa through discipleship, mentorship, and leadership development. Nick brings a heart of compassion and wealth of experience to the AMH-Kenya board.

Susan Kihato, Board Member, AMH-Kenya

Susan Kihato

Susan is a Human resources practitioner with over 15 years of experience working in human resources in the corporate financial sector in Kenya. She has also provided a range of HR-related advisory services within Kenya and beyond. Susan is passionate about people. She believes that successful organizations are driven by high-performing team members committed to the organization’s success. Her passion is talent management and labor law compliance.

Susan holds a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Management and a Bachelor of Laws degree, both from the University of Nairobi. She also has a Bachelor of Education degree from Kenyatta University. She is a member of the Institute of Human Resources of Kenya and the Institute of Certified Secretaries.

Susan’s personal values are well aligned with the mission of AMH. She believes in giving back to society, particularly in delivering healthcare to those less advantaged.

She lives in Nairobi with her husband and two children.

Robert Kasambala, Board Member, AMH-Kenya

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Robert has been married to Ruth Kasambala for 30 years and together they are blessed with 2 adult children. Their daughter, Mary, is a practicing nurse. Their son, Samuel, is in his third year of pharmacy studies.

Robert was instrumental in helping to establish our operations in Kenya, serving as one of AMH-Kenya’s first board members. He met Dr. Jon Fielder in 2003 when they both worked at Kijabe Hospital, where Robert supported the initial design and operations of a new HIV treatment program. Together, Robert, Jon, and other team members helped to develop a model program for HIV care across Kenya.

Robert currently serves as Chief of Staff of Lwala Community Alliance, an NGO based in Western Kenya. He previously served in a wide range of roles, over 17 years, at AIC Kijabe Mission Hospital. Prior to leaving Kijabe, he was serving as the Hospital’s Resources Division Director.

Robert began his career as a nurse and subsequently received a degree in health care management from Kijabe School of Nursing and the Tropical Institute of Community Health (now Great Lakes University). He has also completed several focused health management courses at Strathmore University.

Having served in Christian health facilities for over 17 years, Robert has observed that a lack of essential resources very often hampers the provision of quality care at African hospitals. In 2011, Jonathan Mwiindi, AMH’s Executive Vice President of Operations, approached Robert about joining the board of AMH-Kenya to help us change that reality. Robert has found that AMH’s partnership approach focused on clinical training, critically needed infrastructure, and quality care makes a real and lasting difference. He is particularly passionate about the training and development of high-potential individuals, equipping them to become teams of effective, compassionate healthcare professionals.

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