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. We partner with faith communities and faith leaders to confront 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

Vice President of Programs and Operations

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.

Rosalind Porter

Senior Director of Finance

Roz is a servant leader who believes that she is at her best when she is able to demonstrate how leadership skills can be a catalyst for positive change in our spheres of influence. 

Sarah Beckerman

Senior Director of Programs

Sarah has spent the last ten years working at the intersection of democracy, development, and conflict resolution.

Brandon Cleaver

Matthew 5:9 Program Director

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

Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin

Director of Jewish Programs

Rabbi Rachel holds fast to the Hebrew words from Psalm 89,  “Olam chesed yibaneh, a world of loving-kindness will be built.” She believes a world of loving-kindness will only be built if we make it so.

Sacha Bodner

Director of Community Partnerships

Sacha has dedicated his professional career to bringing people together and advocating for children and families across schools, communities, faiths, and cultures. 

Jessie Herrmann

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.

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.

Pastor Larry Lin

Matthew 5:9 Outreach Manager

Larry is passionate about connecting the Gospel to current events and social issues, mobilizing the church to serve the poor and disadvantaged, and building bridges of reconciliation.

Kevin McIntosh

Michigan Regional Outreach 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.

Pastor Tom Breeden

Pastoral Advisor

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

Kenya DeLouis

Partnerships Manager

Kenya recently switched career paths to apply her desire to help others to the nonprofit sector to make a change and significant difference wherever she goes.

Chandra Webb

Digital Engagement Manager

Chandra enjoys working for the greater good to bring people together.  Seeing so much political division firsthand within her lived experiences, she is motivated to work to help fight toxic polarization in positive ways.

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.

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. 

Steve Morel

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.

Pastor Anthony Archie

Matthew 5:9 Outreach Manager

Anthony is passionate about building life-giving relationships with diverse groups of people to make a change in the world.

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. 

Adam Coleman

Virginia Outreach Manager

Adam Coleman is passionate about community development and engaging the culture on multiple levels. 

Jerrel Johnson

Executive Associate for the VP of Programs and Operations

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. 

Roger Twinsdom

Staff Accountant

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.

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