Richard Stearns

President, World Vision U.S.

Richard Stearns is president of World Vision U.S., leading the organization since 1998 after more than 25 years in business, including CEO roles for Parker Brothers and Lenox. At World Vision, Rich is a passionate and prophetic voice calling on the American church to care for the poor and respond to the greatest needs of our time. He also is author of four books, including the best-selling The Hole in Our Gospel, which won the ECPA 2010 Christian Book of the Year. Rich and his wife, Reneé, live in Bellevue, Washington, and they have five children of their own — plus millions more around the world.