Our Team

Joel Schneider

Joel is a seasoned executive with a proven track record in leading enterprises through difficult economic periods. He serves on the board of several hospitals, government organizations, and nonprofits. He is the President of Ukrainian Children, Inc.

Gary & Ellen Wasserson

Gary Wasserson is an individual with a strong background in technology and entrepreneurial endeavors, having been instrumental in the development of two publicly traded companies in the voice and data service industry. Since March 2022, Ellen and Gary have immersed themselves in aiding war-torn Ukraine. Their commitment to helping the Ukrainian people is fueled by unwavering determination and reflects their creative, compassionate, and proactive approach to humanitarian work..

Andrea Esty


Andrea has been helping Ukraine remotely as well as on the ground in Poland and Ukraine since April 2022. Andrea is Vice President of Ukrainian Children Inc.

John Schneider

John is an investor and entrepreneur who specializes in management, acquisition, financing, due diligence, deal negotiation, and IT transitions.

Daniel Crookston

Daniel Crookston is a military veteran and an entrepreneur with a background in technology and communication. Daniel is currently operating inside of Ukraine despite the risk of injury or death. He is the operations manager for Ukrainian Children, Inc.