Larisa Friesen Hall serves as vice president of development for Bread for the World. She implements and leads a comprehensive development strategy for the organization, creating new programs and executing innovative fundraising initiatives to help Bread eliminate hunger in all its forms.
She is passionate about the spirituality of fundraising, excellence in nonprofit leadership, and a people lover and connector.
Prior to joining Bread, Friesen Hall worked at Sojourners for 15 years, a publication and faith-based social justice advocacy organization, where she served as vice president and chief advancement officer, director of major gifts, and director of advertising sales.
Friesen Hall holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business and Economic Development from Eastern Mennonite University and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Georgetown University.