OUR TEAM

Henry Montesano III

Osman Dulgeroglu

CEO

During Dulgeroglu’s tenure as CEO, he has expanded the organization’s reach to over 40 countries and extensively broadened Embrace Relief’s organizational focus. When Dulgeroglu joined Embrace Relief, the organization was primarily focused on disaster relief, and he is responsible for expanding the organization’s focus to include humanitarian relief initiatives including refugee relief, clean water, and global health initiatives, among others. With more than 20 years of experience in operations, leadership, management, and human resources, Dulgeroglu started his career in education management. Prior to joining Embrace Relief, Mr. Osman was CEO of the Dream School in Pittsburg and CEO of the Federation of Balkan American Associations. Mr. Dulgeroglu holds a B.S. in Biology from Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey, and an M.S. in Nonprofit Administration from Louisiana State University.
Savas Metin

Savas Metin

Director of Relief Programs

Savas Metin is the director of relief programs at Embrace Relief and brings over 16 years of progressive experience working in humanitarian contexts, society groups representation, and transformative education. Savas’s expertise is in capturing, aggregating, and transforming vast amounts of complex data into meaningful reports. With extensive experience in communicating and presenting complex data and analyses to various organizations such as the UNHCR, African Union, Clinton Global Initiative, UN ECOSOC, and CIVICUS and establishing memberships Clinton Global Initiative and the voting membership process with CIVICUS, Savas was instrumental in completing the membership process with Interaction and Higher Education Partnerships. He brings his expertise in statistical analysis to analyze the effectiveness of Embrace Relief’s programs and implementing study methods to evaluate the efficiency of program operations.
Dana Coppola

Dana Coppola

Project Coordinator
Public Relations Specialist

Dana Coppola is the Public Relations and Media Specialist at Embrace Relief where she is responsible for content creation, campaign planning and implementation, public speaking, and innovative thinking. She has increased Embrace Relief’s donor database by 90%, and during the COVID-19 Pandemic, she hosted the Stronger Together Livestream Fundraiser that had over 6,000 people in attendance and raised over $105,000. Dana is pursuing her master’s degree in Corporate and Organizational Communication with a concentration in Cross-Cultural Communication at Northeastern University.
Mona-Hantash

Mona Hantash

Project Coordinator

Mona Hantash is the Project Coordinator for Yemen and Rohingya Refugees in Embrace Relief. She was born in Kuwait in 1985 and gained B.A in modern languages from Yarmouk University in Jordan. After surviving the gulf war in 1991 at the age of five, she has then dedicated her life to helping others witnessing the same crisis around the world, especially when her mother is from Chechnya, a Russian republic who also suffered from the war to end as a refugee in Jordan. She has spent most of her career in the humanitarian industry, from being an Assistant at a French INGO funded by the UN, to be a Senior Officer for Yemen projects and other programs for the Middle East.
Bea Yabut Richardson

Bea Yabut Richardson

Social Media Specialist

Bea Yabut-Richardson is the Social Media Specialist at Embrace Relief where she is responsible for content creation, social media, digital, and email marketing. She connected with social media influencers who have 20K to 5M following and also with different celebrities and public figures for Embrace Relief’s first livestream fundraiser “Stronger Together” that had over 6,000 viewers and raised more than $105,000. She booked Lisa Guerrero and Gary Busey as guest speakers of the aforementioned fundraiser. She graduated from De La Salle University – Manila, Philippines with a BS in Business Management and further continued her education with a dual degree Masters in International Business and International Marketing from Hult International Business School – London, UK and Boston, MA.