Frank Manfredi

Vice President, Humanitarian Programs

Vice President, Humanitarian Programs

Frank Manfredi is the vice president for humanitarian programs at Plan International USA, an international humanitarian and development organization that partners with adolescent girls and their communities around the world to overcome oppression and gender inequality. Plan provides the support and resources that are unique to their needs and the needs of their communities, ensuring they achieve their full potential with dignity, opportunity and safety.

In his role at Plan, Frank oversees a team that works with Plan staff and communities around the world to respond to humanitarian crises and to help those communities build resilience against future potential disasters. He has supported disaster responses across Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the Americas, including multiple field deployments. Prior to inaugurating Plan’s disaster risk management team in 2009, Frank served as Plan USA’s program officer for Asia. He began his work with Plan as a sponsor relations representative.

Prior to joining Plan more than two decades ago, Frank served with the International Rescue Committee’s Joint Voluntary Agency in Thailand, where he worked in refugee processing. As a Franklin Fellow, he also worked as the humanitarian assistance coordinator in the Office of the Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance from 2008-2009.

Frank holds a bachelor’s degree in government from Harvard College and a master’s degree in political science (international relations and comparative politics), with a concentration in Southeast Asia studies, from Northern Illinois University.