Our growing team of experts and advocates reflects a unique blend of child welfare expertise and professional business acumen. We are the fresh new voice for orphaned and abandoned children, applying novel thinking to the problems facing international adoption. The campaign will continue to recruit talent with a wide mix of skills and perspectives, bound together by the common pursuit of a lasting solution for parentless children and families who want to adopt them.
Mark Schwartz, Executive Director
Cheryl Bochner, Director of Global Working Group
Cheryl joined Both Ends Burning as Director of Merchandising for the STUCK tour to develop products that would help raise awareness for Both Ends Burning and ensure the tour would capture the attention of people around the country. She quickly transitioned after the tour to help with special events and other aspects of day-to-day operations. Her experience and dedication to philanthropy manifests itself in the numerous community events she has chaired and managed over the last 20 years.
Cheryl’s diversified background in business and marketing has been integral to her success at Both Ends Burning and in her personal career. She spent 8 years in retail management and buying for a department store chain. She has owned and operated a personal stationery, invitation and gift business for 20 years. In addition to her husband, and large extended family, she is the proud mom of two sons. Through her commitment to family, Cheryl remains dedicated to a path of progressive change, social justice, and inclusivity that will nurture the next generation.
Jennifer Cawthon, Executive Assistant
Jennifer graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Dental Hygiene and Health Management. She successfully managed two medical practices, which she helped start from the ground up. In addition, she also enjoyed her experience assisting in surgeries and caring for patients.
Jennifer has a passion for helping others, especially children, which led her to Both Ends Burning. She is married and the proud mother of two children. She joined Both Ends Burning in September 2013 and she is dedicated to helping children around the world come into permanent loving families.