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Our team

The UFF is staffed by unpaid volunteers who understand the aspirations of the Ukrainian people and the strategic nature of Ukraine’s position in the world. Our efforts are focused on supporting the defenders of Ukraine in their struggle against Russian aggression, funneling needed materials to the front lines, and providing aid through our own organization or in selfless support of similar organizations.

Andy Bain
Co-Founder, President, Director, Volunteer

Andy Bain founded UFF in 2014 after meeting with Ukrainian officers that he served with in Iraq. Their battalion was stripped by the Yanukovich kleptocracy and, as a result, the Ukrainian battalion was combat ineffective in a hostile environment. Andy, through his company, purchased vehicle batteries and was able to mobilize the battalion overnight. Realizing a direct connection between volunteers and military units was critical to establishing a supply chain responsive to Russia's 2014 invasion, the Ukrainian Freedom Fund was founded. Separately, Andy was one of the early founders of the advertising and media industries in Ukraine. He has lived and worked in Ukraine, specifically Kyiv, since 1992 after founding Atlantic Group Limited. Andy received a B.A. degree from Yale University and an MBA from the University of Michigan in the United States. He served in Iraq and retired as a Colonel from the US Marine Corps Reserve.

Olha Bosak
Co-Founder, Volunteer

Olha Bosak is an award-winning energy business leader who has her own business Olha Bosak Management Consulting. After almost two decades of her continuous progression and achievement she was selected by Norwegians to serve on the Board of Directors of a Norwegian energy company AICE Hydro; by Austrians to foster the development of Ukrainian-Austrian Association as a member of the Supervisory Board. With the aim to promote an image of new post-Maidan Ukraine to the global community and emphasize on the importance for the strong inter-country cooperation in preventing aggression in 2016 she launched internationally her Live Free public diplomacy project at the UN General Assembly Building in New York. Due to her active involvement in Orange Revolution in 2004 Olha Bosak was invited by Ukraine’s President Yushchenko to serve in his Administration. Olha managed several international projects as well as worked at international companies. Contributed to energy industry transformation in Ukraine while working with the largest energy company Naftogaz of Ukraine as a Director of the Center for Reforms of Oil & Gas Sector and Corporate Governance of SOEs. Olha Bosak received two degrees, in Economics and Management from the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv and in Philosophy and Theology from the Ukrainian Catholic University (Lviv). She also completed training programs in Austria, Germany, France and the US.

Morgan Williams
Volunteer

Morgan Williams is a member of the Board of Directors of the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE), Senior Advisor, U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF), member of Phi Beta Kappa. Morgan received a B.A. degree in Economics and Business Administration from Ottawa University and a M.A. degree in Economics from the University of Kansas. He started working on the economic and private business development of Ukraine in 1992. In January 2007 Morgan Williams was elected President/CEO of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC). He has been awarded three State medals from the Government of Ukraine for his contribution to the economic development of Ukraine. Morgan Williams is the founder/trustee of the "Holodomor: Through the Eyes of Ukrainian Artists" collection.

Brad Fisher
CFO, Director, Volunteer

Brad is a U.S. military officer and aviator volunteering as a director at the Ukrainian Freedom Fund in a personal capacity. He lived in Ukraine for several years as an Olmsted Scholarship recipient where he continues to pursue a PhD in international law at the National University of Kyiv - Mohyla Academy. His research has been presented in Kharkiv, Kyiv, Vinnytsia, to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, the Ukrainian Air Force, and at numerous international conferences. Brad is a two-time graduate of Norwich University in the United States with a B.S. degree and an MBA. While in Ukraine, Brad volunteered as an adjunct advisor to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense in the development of the National Security Strategy, Military Security Strategy, Air Force Development Strategy, and Future Security Environment. Brad has served in numerous worldwide contingency and combat operations including in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Nicolas “Nico” M. Woods
COO, Director, Volunteer

Before coming to UFF, Nico was a US Naval Officer, where he was certified by the US Department of Energy as a nuclear engineer, allowing him to be assigned to a nuclear submarine in the Northern Atlantic Fleet. After leaving the Navy, Nico worked in a Boston private equity firm that specialized in the search fund asset class where he built financial/operating models, conducted extensive commercial, legal due diligence, and industry research. He received his MBA from Stanford University in 2021. Nico is an avid private pilot, flight instructor, and SCUBA diver.

Eduard Vozniy
Volunteer

 

Eduard Vozniy is a former professional logistics officer of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He received a degree in Economics from the Odessa Military Institute. In 2003-2004, Eduard went to Kuwait as part of the 19th Battalion of Radiation, Chemical and Bacteriological Protection with a humanitarian mission and later to Iraq with a peace-keeping mission. He is an honored military officer. After returning from Iraq, Eduard left military service at the rank of Captain. He has been working at Atlantic Group Limited as Administrative Director since 2005.

Cierra Fisher,
Development Director, Volunteer

Cierra is a licensed counselor and program specialist. She obtained her Master of Education in Counseling from The Citadel and her Education Specialist Degree in Leadership and Administration at The George Washington University in the United States. She has spent her career as an advocate for individuals in need across the U.S. and has conducted charitable work in Ukraine since 2018. She has a decade of experience in counseling and counseling supervision as well as program development and strategic resource planning. She has led fundraising initiatives in both the public and private sector in the U.S. and Ukraine, to include the role of chair volunteer coordinator for events on behalf of the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv.

Tamara Spareva,
Volunteer

Tamara Spareva received higher education degrees in Economics from Kyiv National Economics University and in Psychology from National University Taras Shevchenko of Kyiv. She has extensive work experience in supply chain and procurement with multinational companies. Tamara also participated as a team member in the Defense Committee of the US-Ukraine Business Council in an effort to bring more transparency in procurement in the Defense sector of Ukraine.

Other Members:

Diana Stigno, Oksana Nagnichuk, Julia Shevchuk, Dan Bilak, Alexa Chipovsky, Hanna Herhel, Yulia Kravchuk, Sergey Podipaev, Dom Clive