Board of Directors

Grant Allen


Grant started OMF with his father, Dr. Robert C. Allen, an eye surgeon, in 2003 and today leads its mission and vision. By day, Grant is a venture capital investor focused on technologies in the industrial, robotics and energy sectors. He is Head of Ventures of ABB Technology Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of ABB Ltd. (NYSE: ABB). Previously, he was Vice President of Core Capital Partners, a $350 million venture capital fund in Washington, D.C.; and before that with Microsoft Corporation. Grant holds an engineering degree with honors from Duke University and an MBA from The Wharton School

Jo Hunter

Jo has a deep background in health care and technology and is currently founding a new media content company focused on interactive applications for children. Most recently, she was Chief of Staff for NJVC, a Virginia-based provider of information technology and strategic solutions targeting the intelligence, military and federal agencies, as well as commercial entities with highly secure IT requirements. Before that, she was Corporate Director, Physician Relations and Physician Liaison Director for Valley Health Systems. Jo is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

Janice Allen, M.S.N.

CEO, International Cooperating Ministries

Janice brings a wealth of non-profit leadership experience to OMF, based much in part on her time shapring the growth, strategy and fundraising at ICM, a non-denominational philanthropy active in over 50 countries. She has been involved with planning, development, and operations in the U.S. and abroad for over ten years. Janice is a graduate of the University of Virginia and earned a Master’s Degree in Nursing from Duke University. She served as an Oncology Clinical Specialist, organizing a home care hospice program in Gainesville, Florida and later was on the faculty of the Nursing School at Boston University.

Michele Shepherd