Director of Operations
A veteran of both Central Indiana and the international development space, Alan Bobbett joins the Building Tomorrow team after several stints with organizations big and small. For nearly 13 years, Alan served as founder and director of the Hebron Center, a residential addictions facility for men just outside of Bloomington, IN. While leading Hebron, Alan was voted Counselor of the Year in 2010 and later helped the center become a part of Wheeler Mission Ministries.
In 2012, Alan returned to his native Niger to serve as Country Director for Samaritan’s Purse. Alan assumed responsibilities with the country office receiving approximately $1.7m USD in grant funding. In his three and a half years, Alan oversaw major expansion, growing the annual giving to the office to over $8m USD annually. Alan managed a staff of over 200 and helped to implement funding from donors such as USAID, WFP and more.
Since November 2015, Alan has been working in Monrovia, Liberia as Country Director for Building Markets, an organization committed to connecting entrepreneurs, creating jobs and sustaining peace in the rebuilding country.
Alan became Building Tomorrow’s Director of Operations in August 2016 and is responsible for the implementation of the organization’s programming, finances and team development.