John Lopez

John Lopez, PhD, is the CEO of Intercambio, leading the organization’s efforts to strengthen and scale its impact. John has two decades of executive leadership, strategic and operational management, and public policy and advocacy experience. His career fields include higher education institutions, public, private, publicly traded, and nonprofit organizations. John earned his PhD in higher education specializing in management and policy from the University of Arizona and is the published author of An Immigrant in the C-Suite: From the Journey, Lessons for the Business Community. 

John is proud of his service in the U.S. Navy, holds dual U.S. and Belizean citizenship, and his hobbies include golf, traveling, and philanthropic work in his native country of Belize.

Chief Executive Officer