John H. Costello

Director

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John H. Costello is a senior executive with more than 30 years of experience in international foreign policy, economic development and program management. He most recently served for 29 years as the President and Co-Founder of CNFA.

Mr. Costello began his career in marketing and management with the Eastman Kodak Corporation. He continued in the field of international development in a number of senior project management and executive positions. Prior to joining CNFA, Mr. Costello served as the Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. based Helen Keller International, Inc.

In addition, Mr. Costello served as a consultant to a number of governments and international organizations including serving as Chairman of the United States Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA) from 1988-1991, where for four years he played a critical role in the development of U.S. international public policy. In the early 1990s, he served as a member of the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy for the U.S. Department of State.

Mr. Costello is a graduate of Utica College of Syracuse University.