Board of Directors
Mohammed Khudairi is a native of Baghdad, Iraq and currently lives in Dubai where he serves as the Executive Vice President and Managing Partner of Khudairi Group. From Dubai, he leads the Engineering, Procurement, & Construction and the Oilfield Supply and Services business units. Mohammed has extensive experience in the areas of project management, operational logistics, international letters of credit, project financing, and a deep knowledge of cultural, political and security conditions within Iraq.
Mohammed founded the Khudairi Group in 2004 along with his father and brother and was closely involved with the company’s early work with the Department of Defense, State Department, USAID, and the US Military in Iraq. Mohammed attended the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business and received a degree in Finance with an additional focus in Middle Eastern Studies. He is actively involved in several non-profit charity organizations, including the Silver Spurs Alumni Association and the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP).
Barbara A. Marlowe
Barbara Marlowe is the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A., a law firm in Cleveland and Painesville, OH.
Barbara gained wide public recognition after helping Teeba, a young Iraqi girl who was badly injured in a 2003 bombing while riding in a taxi with her family near Baghdad. Her face was badly scared and her brother Yousef was killed. Barbara saw her story and brought Teeba to the US for multiple reconstructive surgeries. Barbara and Teeba’s story has been featured in magazines, newspapers, and television.
Barbara oversees Dworken & Bernstein law firm’s “Ohio Lawyers Give Back” initiative and has worked with over 300 recipients of cy pres, distributing more than $32 million to charity. She is on the Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Leadership Council and co-chair of an event called Save a Smile, Save a Child that has benefitted Pediatric Plastic Surgery at University Hospital’s Rainbow Babies & Children Hospital for the past 5 years.
Ward E. Scott II, Esq.
Secretary, Acting Treasurer
Ward Scott, a retired US Marine Corps Colonel, is a graduate of Wharton School of Finance as well as Villanova Law School. In 2005, he served as President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Baghdad as well as with an American foundation focused on relief and reconciliation. Today, as the founder of Scott Advocates, PLLC, he is extensively involved today in the practice of commercial law, particularly related to Afghanistan.
Mr. Quqa served in Iraq from 2006 to 2009 as an American bilingual bi-cultural advisor to U.S. diplomatic and military personnel. He is fluent in Arabic and knowledgeable about Iraqi and other Middle Eastern cultures and traditions. He has 20 years of experience in dealing with NGOs as well as 30 years of international business development. Mr. Quqa co-founded ICF in 2007.
US Liaison, Executive Director
Mrs. Fogleman is a member of the Board and U.S. Liaison for ICF. She was an Associate Financial Advisor for Ameriprise Financial for five years, prior to which she served on Capitol Hill as legislative staff for the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Financial Services of the U.S. House of Representatives. She has a Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan.