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Teng Chamchumrus joined Ayuda as Chief Operating Officer in 2024. He has a BA in economics (magna cum laude) and an MBA from Harvard University. As an applied strategist with more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and private sectors, Teng served as Executive Officer, at the Smithsonian Institution, where he provided strategic thinking, leadership and management expertise in planning and implementing education and audience engagement initiatives. Prior to the Smithsonian, he held various management and leadership roles at the American Red Cross, including leading financial planning and analysis for major disaster relief operations including Hurricane Katrina. As a Fulbright specialist, he advised the Kosovo Council for Cultural Heritage in strategy and organizational development. As a volunteer, Teng served on the board at ICOM-US and at Montgomery History and in peer support at Whitman Walker Health. 

Teng has dedicated his career to serving communities. He is committed to bringing his professional expertise and experience to help communities thrive for generations to come. He is excited and honored to be part of the Ayuda team.