Founder and Executive Director
Patrick's collaboration with communities in Honduras began in 2016 as a volunteer at San Yves. Seeing the opportunity to have a greater impact on so many children in need, he founded NutriFund International. He holds a BA from Lindenwood University.
Mary offers off-site guidance for the nutrition component of the program encompassing infant and early childhood nutrition for participants at the nutrition center. She has a BS in Foods, Nutrition, and Dietetics from University of California at Berkeley and a MS in Health Sciences from San Francisco State University. She has decades of experience as a Registered Dietitian (RD) working in both healthcare and education.
Andrew Robinson provides technical support and guidance as a CPA. Andrew currently works as an accounting specialist at Puzzle. He holds a BA in Accounting and Sociology from the University of Notre Dame.
Jim provides guidance on organizational strategy and professional development at NutriFund. He is Assistant Principal for Mission at St. Louis U. High and holds a MA in Religion and Religious Education from Fordham University
Charley Merriott, a former Spanish language teacher, brings over 25 years of experience collaborating in and with the local community in Yoro, Honduras.
Andrea grew up in Honduras and brings a wealth of knowledge and technical expertise on the sociopolitical situation of the country. Andrea holds an MA in International Economics from the Berlin School of Economics and Law and a BS from Lindenwood University.
Shane brings nearly a decade of international development and experience working in Latin America and holds a Master's of Global Human Development from Georgetown University and a BA in Latin American Studies from Fordham University. He provides expertise as we design our interventions.
Lisa Douthit Schrock, MD
Lisa is a Board certified Pediatrician that serves as a Medical consultant for Nutrifund. She is from St. Louis, and works for SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at Washington University, her MD at University of Missouri, and her pediatric training at St. Louis University. She is passionate about advocacy for children.
Justin Jellinek coordinates our financial well-being. Justin is currently a director of project management at Anheuser-Busch and holds a BA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.