David Vanderpool, MD
Founder and CEO
Dr. V is a trauma surgeon by trade who specializes in tropical medicine for the developing world. He received his bachelor's from Abilene Christian University, graduated from medical school from Texas Tech University School of Medicine, and completed his surgical residency from Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
His medical practice, Lave MD, was created to fund LiveBeyond and cover the operational budget for the nonprofit.
Dedicated to using his talents for the benefit of the poor, Dr. Vanderpool left his medical practice each month to serve in a developing country for several years. In May of 2013, he retired his practice and he and Laurie moved full time to the LiveBeyond base in Thomazeau, Haiti.
He is married to Laurie Vanderpool and is the father of David, John Mark, and Jacklyn.
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Laurie Stallings Vanderpool
Chief Operations Officer
Laurie is the loving wife of David. Her dream is to help those around her learn to Live Beyond... themselves and learn to walk in the Way that Lord Jesus walked.
Laurie is a sought after teacher/speaker for Women's Retreats and Bible Studies and frequently speaks for Down Syndrome organizations. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Abilene Christian University.
Laurie and David Vanderpool have been married since 1981 and have three children.
Director of Development
Les holds a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Lipscomb University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management. His varied background includes extensive sales and marketing executive experience in the automotive industry. Les became involved with MMDR as a volunteer and has joined the MMDR staff to expand development efforts. He is married to Darla with two daughters Stephanie and Marlee.
US Director of Operations
Jack provides leadership and development of the ministry in the US and is an operational liaison with the base in Thomazeau. A man of integrity, he keeps things moving in the right direction, and is liked and respected by all who know him.
Jack has a BA degree from the University of Tennessee. He and his wife, Cathy have one daughter, Elizabeth.
Director of Marketing
Angel is originally from Louisiana, but was transplanted to Florida during her high school years. She has a degree from Rollins College in English and Dance. Her diverse majors are reflective of her various interests. She moved from Orlando to Nashville in 2005 when Gaylord contracted her to perform "DiVine" where she performed ballet & acrobats on stilts dressed as a vine. She has performed all over the US, including Walt Disney World, Las Vegas and even the White House.
Angel has pursued a career in marketing recently. She is married to Peter Noble and has one son named Owen.
David Stallings Vanderpool
Agricultural Development Project Manager
David Stallings is the oldest son of David & Laurie Vanderpool. He studied International Agricultural Development at Texas A&M. In February of 2014, David Stallings and his wife Devin moved to Haiti full-time. Because of his extensive background in agriculture, David will teach local farmers about improving their crops and livestock using a demonstration farm in Thomazeau.
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Devin Anderson Vanderpool
President of IDEA Ops & LiveBeyond ESL Teacher
Devin is married to David Stallings and recently moved to Thomazeau. She graduated with a degree in History with a minor in bible from Abilene Christian University in 2011. In Haiti, Devin is teaching English as a second language. She also looks forward to expanding education by tutoring children, developing a literacy program for mothers, and providing professional development for schoolteachers. Devin is also the president of IDEA Ops.
Contact Devin at firstname.lastname@example.org