Mike Goodwin, Medical Teams Interim CEO

J. Michael Goodwin
Interim CEO

Mike is interim President & CEO of Medical Teams International. Prior to accepting this appointment, Goodwin served on the Medical Teams Board for eight years, including four as chair. Previously, he served as President and CEO of the Oregon State University Foundation for 16 years. Under his leadership, the university’s first campus-wide fundraising effort, The Campaign for OSU, raised more than $1.14 billion. He has spent his professional career serving academic institutions such as Georgetown University and Washington State University in the areas of university relations, development and planned giving. In addition to serving on the Board of Medical Teams, Mike served as chair of the Council for Advancement & Support of Education Board of Trustees. He also serves as a Senior Fellow with the Association of Governing Boards for Colleges and Universities, based in Washington DC.. Mike holds a master’s degree from the University of Washington and earned an undergraduate degree in English from the University of San Francisco.


Lauren Taylor - Chief of International Programs, Medical Teams International

Lauren Taylor
Chief of International Programs

Lauren comes to us with a background in international relief and development, experience working in fragile contexts, and bringing a passion for moving people out of trauma and suffering into healing, wholeness, empowerment, and opportunity. Lauren’s most recent assignment is National Director of World Vision International’s Jerusalem/West Bank/Gaza program, where she has served for the past five years. Lauren has also worked at the regional level in a technical leadership role, overseeing a Development, Learning & Impact team. Additionally, she brings experience at a headquarters level, managing technical specialists (including health), country program mangers and grant proposal and report writers.


Tricia Caldwell, Medical Teams International

Tricia Caldwell
Interim Vice President, Marketing & Development

Tricia is a people-first leader with an impressive history in sales and marketing, having served in high-impact leadership roles for more than 20 years. With an MBA from George Fox University, Tricia spent most of her career developing the for-profit side of business, leading teams at Starbucks and Stash Tea. She joined Medical Teams International in March of 2020 just as the COVID-19 pandemic started spreading across the world. Over the past few years, Tricia’s leadership has proved invaluable in several different roles within the organization, the most recent of which is Interim Vice President of Marketing and Development.


Sam Wehbe, Medical Teams International

Sam Wehbe
Chief Financial Officer/Vice President of Finance

Humanitarian aid vehicles and services were a familiar sight for Sam as a child growing up in war-torn Lebanon in the 80s, so when he joined Medical Teams in 2022, it was a full-circle moment. Sam has more than 17 years of international development experience in various sectors. In addition to leading the functions of finance and accounting, Sam led change management efforts, established finance departments in multiple countries, designed financial and operational workflow processes, and headed risk mitigation initiatives. His career took him to several exciting international posts in Turkey, Ghana, Iraq, and Lebanon, and he oversaw the financial management of development programs in Yemen, Jordan, Egypt, Syria, Rwanda, and Madagascar. Sam lives with his wife, three children, and their dog, Pepper, in Maryland.


Joe DiCarlo, Medical Teams International

Joe DiCarlo
Interim Director, US Programs

Joe is a 25-year veteran of Medical Teams, coming alongside the organization during our emergency response to Hurricane Mitch in 1998 in Honduras. Joe played a critical role in building our reputation in disaster response with innovative and highly effective programming and has been instrumental in developing international program alliances with partners around the world.