We are pleased to welcome James Bakke, J.D. as the new Executive Director of Barnabas Foundation. Jim comes to us from World Vision where has served as National Director of Planned Giving since 2007. Prior to joining World Vision, Jim served Barnabas Foundation as an Estate Planner and then as Director of Planned Giving Services for nearly a decade. Jim began working with Henry Doorn, the current Executive Director, to begin the transition process in December.
Henry comments, "I am thankful that God has led Jim to accept this position of leadership for Barnabas Foundation. His professional experience combined with his passion for our ministry and the current strength of our service to member organizations bodes well for the future."
Our staff and board are blessed to welcome Jim back to Barnabas Foundation and look forward to God's blessings as Jim takes on the leadership of the organization.