About Us

Our Mission & Vision

Founded in 2017, The One America Movement is one of the fastest growing organizations working to heal America’s divides. The One America Movement’s mission is to support faith leaders and faith communities to build a united American society by eliminating toxic polarization.

Our vision is a resilient, strong, and united country working together to solve our common challenges.

National Staff

Andrew Hanauer

President & CEO

Andrew has seen the power and transformation in bridging deep divides – in his own life and in his work as CEO of the One America Movement.

Chandra DeNap Whetstine

Chief Operating Officer

Under Chandra’s leadership we expanded our programming to over 1200 faith communities and strengthened program interventions with best practices from social science, psychology, and neuroscience.

Jazzalyn Livingston

National Program Director

Jazzalyn loves working in mission-driven environments; it is precisely her passion to maximize organizational impact through relational partnership, creative programming, and creating scalable outcomes.

Reverend Brandon Cleaver

Matthew 5:9 Program Director

Brandon has sought to engage cultural questions and concerns within the context of Christian hope.

Philip Kim

Director of Communications

In March of 2023, Philip joined the One America Movement as its Communications Director, where he uses his experiences and skills to amplify the organization’s important work. Philip now lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and two children.

Rabbi Frederick Reeves

Director of Jewish Programs

Rabbi Frederick Reeves is the Director of Jewish Programs at the One America Movement. He thinks that an essential part of the American experiment can be summed up in the teaching from the rabbinic sage Ben Zoma who asked, “Who is wise? The one who learns from all people.”

Pastor Tom Breeden

Senior Pastoral Advisor

Tom is passionate about the work of reconciliation – which starts with building relationships across divides.

April Brooks

Senior Content Manager

April is a peacemaker at heart, and that mindset is what drew her to the One America Movement, where she helps communities better embrace the commonalities we all share.

Kevin McIntosh

Faith Over Division Senior Manager

Kevin is a community builder and loves making new connections. He enjoys watching the Tampa Bay Rays, struggling with crosswords, and going for runs.

Roger Twinsdom

Senior Finance Manager

Roger is a Certified Bookkeeper, certified by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB). He also holds a QuickBooks Online advanced certificate from Intuit and is a QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor.

Steve Morel

Senior Manager - Office of the CEO

Steve has always had a heart to serve others. Being in contact with many different types of people has inspired him to do what he can to address the divide in communities all around our nation.

Jessie Herrmann

Senior HR Manager

Jessie is proud to consider herself a “Jack (or Jane!) of all trades” whose passion is to support the mission in whatever capacity is needed.

Alvin Bibbs, Sr.

Chicago Outreach Manager

Alvin has served in many capacities in his life, including as a writer and a motivational speaker. He serves as an organizational coach/facilitator to congregations, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations across North America.

Adam Coleman

Virginia Outreach Manager

Adam Coleman is the Virginia Outreach Manager who is passionate about community development and engaging the culture on multiple levels. 

LeVettea Davis

Jackson Outreach Manager

LeVettea has a servant’s heart with over 16 years in community outreach. She also volunteers as a motivational speaker and peer counselor in urban communities and shelters. 

Daniel McIntosh

NW Arkansas Outreach Manager

Daniel McIntosh is a community builder with a passion for fostering unity, creating positive change, and forging meaningful connections.

Gina Watkins

Events Manager

Gina believes everyone has intrinsic value and deserves to feel seen, heard, and known. She loves meeting people from different cultures and countries who have different backgrounds and beliefs. 

Breanne Zost

Development Manager

Breanne has a genuine love for people and has an unwavering dedication to making a positive impact on those she meets. As the Development Manager at the One America Movement, Breanne is excited to continue making deep and meaningful connections with partners to the organization.

Kathleen Durham

Matthew 5:9 Fellowship Intake Manager

Kathleen is passionate about building community and fostering dynamic learning environments where people are equipped to engage with challenging situations and materials in redemptive and restorative ways.

Madeline Pannell

Executive Associate to the CEO

Madeline, the Executive Associate to the CEO, is a Virginia native. She has a passion for the study of bridging divides and cultivating relationships across diverse groups. 

Jerrel Johnson

Executive Associate for the Chief Operating Officer

Jerrel Johnson is a jack of all trades and tries to live out his faith by exemplifying one scripture in particular, Matthew 23:11-12. 

Blake Farley

Program Coordinator

Blake Farley is an Arkansas native dedicated to supporting local religious communities in shaping a better, shared future for their congregations and our country.

Our Board

Matthew Hawkins

Matthew Hawkins

Senior Acquisitions Editor, Lifeway Christian Resources


Reverend Denise McKinney

Reverend Denise McKinney

Lead Pastor/Church Planter, The Well Church

Vice Chair

Zeki Mokhtarzada

Zeki Mokhtarzada

Co-Founder, Next Wave Muslim Initiative


Reverend Dr. Leslie Copeland

Reverend Dr. Leslie Copeland

Chief Operating Officer, National Council of Churches of Christ USA

 Governance Chair

Kris Carter

Kris Carter

Founder & CEO, GULU; Founder & Executive Director, EducateMe


Clark Neily

Clark Neily

Senior Vice President, Legal Studies of the Cato Institute

Development Chair

Lydia Fujimura

Lydia Fujimura

People Business Partner, Visier Inc.

Evaluation Chair

Afia Yunus, J.D.

Afia Yunus, J.D.

Owner & Principal Attorney, Yunus Law P.C.

David Eisner

David Eisner

CEO, Convergence Center for Policy Resolution

Stacy Martin

Stacy Martin

CEO, Santa Fe Recovery Center

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