American Bible Society welcomes Raveendran (Ravi) Rao as Executive Director of Ministry Advancement
American Bible Society welcomes Raveendran (Ravi) Rao as Executive Director of Ministry Advancement Operations. Ravi joins the organization with over three decades of extensive non-profit experience working with various organizations all over the world. He brings experience at the grass roots level as well as at regional and international levels in the areas of program development, execution, monitoring and evaluation, and management. Throughout Ravi’s career, he has provided leadership over donor servicing, fundraising operations, campaign execution, financial management, and strategic planning.
Ravi has a long career working for outstanding non-profits including World Vision, Prison Fellowship International, International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, Bible League International and most recently, Children International.
His educational credentials include an undergraduate degree in Theology, post-graduate degrees in World Major Religion (M.Div) and Business Administration (MBA), and a doctoral degree in Leadership and Management.
Ravi was born in India and has been married to Joyce for 36 years. He has two adult children and two grandchildren. Ravi has lived and worked in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Mongolia, Thailand and the United States and has travelled extensively to nearly 60 countries in the five continents of the world.
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