John Sweeney, MBA
Deputy Executive Director
John Sweeney joined Children’s Place Association in January 2007 as the Director of International Programs. He became Director of Strategic & International Programs in 2010 and was named Deputy Executive Director in 2012. In this role he works on strategic fundraising and program initiatives. John is also responsible for managing program activities for Children’s Place International and is currently focused on programming in Haiti and Africa.
John brings 18 years of international management experience including living and working in Kenya, Francophone Africa, and Southeast Asia. He also served as executive director of AID Village Clinics. Additionally, John worked for Baxter Healthcare’s Global Marketing Group where he focused on Southeast Asia and Europe. He served as a Peace Corp volunteer in Gabon, Africa and speaks French fluently.
John holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Northwestern University in International Management and a Bachelor’s degree from Villanova University.