Charles J. Hall serves as president and chief executive officer of ACDI/VOCA. Prior to joining ACDI/VOCA in June 2018, Mr. Hall served at the Export – Import Bank of the United States. During the five years prior to this U.S. government service, he was chief executive of a London-based nonprofit that designed and managed community-based agroforestry and forest protection programs in sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to that, he and his wife founded a food manufacturing business in the United Kingdom. He also served as an emerging markets corporate finance banker and served in the U.S. Navy and as a U.S. Foreign Service officer with the Department of State. He holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University in New York.