George W. Mamo
Executive Vice President and Global Chief Operating Officer
George Mamo has more than 40 years’ experience in the non-profit field. He joined The Fellowship in 1999 as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and currently holds the position of Executive Vice President. Prior to joining The Fellowship, George was Senior Assistant to the President of the Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development, where he was responsible for the human resources function in 40 countries. While with Winrock, he was seconded to the World Bank for a project with the Forestry Department in Uttar Pradesh, India. As Vice President of Administration for Oklahoma City-based Feed the Children, he was the organization’s principal spokesman following the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building, while working with a coalition of charities and foundations to coordinate relief efforts for victims.
He was Executive Director of Atlanta-based Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity and the related TEP Foundation before joining the Central Atlanta Churches Coalition as Executive Director, where the Atlanta Community Foundation cited him for management excellence. Mamo was ordained as a deacon by First Baptist Church of Atlanta, and licensed to the ministry by Putnam City Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. In 2000, Rutgers University named him one of the “Fifty Finest” graduates from the Camden Campus. In May 2004, he received the University's highest honor, when he was inducted into Rutgers’ “Hall of Distinguished Alumni.” George and his wife, Kay, make their home in the Chicagoland area and have one son and twin granddaughters.