Bill Horan

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Bill Horan "joined Operation Blessing International as Chief Operating Officer in March, 2002, and in November of 2002 was appointed OBI President. He oversees the operations of OBI in the U.S. and around the world. Horan comes to OBI with more than 30 years of business and international relations expertise...

""In 2007, Horan was named to 'The NonProfit Times' list of "Power & Influence Top 50," recognizing OBI as one of the top Hurricane Katrina relief agencies whose timely relief efforts earned them the slogan, "doing the Lord's work...this afternoon."..

"Previously, Horan was the founder of Michigan Aggregate Machinery, an international company that has been an industry leader in used aggregate machinery. "I built a family-run business based on the principles of integrity, honesty and relationship building," states Horan. "My appointment at Operation Blessing emerges out of a deep commitment to do God’s work and honor God’s principles – to help those less fortunate."

""With a mission to demonstrate God’s love, Bill guides the Operation Blessing team in providing help to the needy through hunger relief, medical care, disaster aid, and community outreach programs," comments Gordon Robertson, CEO of the Christian Broadcasting Network and board member of OBI. "He is a natural leader with exceptional talent and capability, and he is leading our humanitarian organization at a time when the world’s needs are changing rapidly."

"Horan has traveled extensively throughout Asia, Europe and Africa, having business relationships in all 50 U.S. states and 33 foreign countries. He was raised in both Guilford, Connecticut, and Northville, Michigan, and graduated from Augusta Military Academy in Virginia. Horan is also an avid fisherman and is past-president of the Cayman Islands Angling Club. He and his wife Laura have two grown daughters." [1]

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  1. Bill Horan, Operation Blessing, accessed October 6, 2008.