Brock D. Bierman is President and CEO of Ukraine Focus, a Washington, DC based 501c3 humanitarian organization committed to working directly with communities across Ukraine to meet urgent assistance needs through direct cooperation and collaboration with Ukrainian local, state and federal authorities.
Prior to helping found Ukraine Focus, Bierman established the Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Light Up Ukraine and Playgrounds4Peace programs. Bierman has personally organized and led 13 missions to Ukraine since the beginning of Russia’s brutal full-scale invasion to deliver urgently needed humanitarian supplies to communities across Ukraine.
A recognized leader, Bierman has served two Presidents, most recently as the Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Bureau for Europe and Eurasia, and was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 21, 2017, by unanimous consent. Bierman also served three terms in the Rhode Island House of Representatives, where he cultivated strong bipartisan support, received public recognition for extraordinary ethical integrity and accountability, and delivered responsive constituent services.
Bierman remains a dedicated community leader, with an extensive history of service to various boards and commissions. A native of Rhode Island, Bierman received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.