Kristine Gregory, Pharm.D., RPh
Be the Change Founder
Kristine has 11+ years experience serving in 8 countries; after her 25th mission trip, she lost count. The variety of locations, organizations and leadership roles she’s experienced have revealed many opportunities to enhance the way we serve international communities and thus Be the Change was created. She received her Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Texas in Austin College and was recognized for her international efforts through the Excellence in Patient Care award. She has traveled all 7 continents, loves thrift shopping and takes advantage of long commutes and jogs with audiobooks.
Board Member / Co-Founder
Monica has over 10 years of experience working with diverse organizations ranging from non-profits and social ventures to startups and large corporations across the Americas, Africa, and Asia. She applies her expertise in finance, strategy and operations to help organizations tackle their biggest challenges so they can be effective, efficient and impactful. Monica's mission in life is to help others achieve theirs and she is currently pursuing this through Sandbox Advisors, her small business advisory firm based in New York. In her free time, Monica can be found climbing mountains, practicing the saxophone, or playing backgammon.
Nathan has been an entrepreneur since the age of 8, selling soda and drinks to his parents' dinner party guests. He is the founder and CEO of the FBC Group of Companies, which employs over 200 people across multiple industries (BPO, healthcare, retail, and wellness). FBC's foundation has also "adopted" an orphanage in the Philippines, providing scholarships as well as much needed funds for housing improvement and other educational initiatives. He also serves on the local Houston board of directors of Entrepreneurs' Organization, a global organization of over 12,000 entrepreneurs all striving to make a positive impact on their community.
Raised in Houston, Texas, Anne received her Bachelor of Biology and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees at the University of Texas at Austin. Her 2-year pharmacy residency and her Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes & Policy provided her the skill sets to work in teams, strategize to develop projects from the ground up, and analytically solve problems. Serving on multiple medical mission trips and for numerous volunteer events has inspired Anne to keep paying it forward because of the great need in many communities for basic healthcare and education. Anne's travel goal is to visit 50 places and hike at 50 national parks by age 50. Anne also loves to spend her time planning social events with her family and friends.
Nina Gomez is a digital designer that enjoys traveling the world as much as possible. When she isn’t seeking international adventures, she works in advertising in Los Angeles and immerses herself in learning new skills such as Human-Centered Design and teaching Photoshop at General Assembly. Nina’s passion for helping people brought her to Be the Change to help with their outreach efforts.
James graduated from Texas Maritime Academy as a ship's Officer and climbing the ranks to Captain. Through this experience, he learned many valuable traits and qualities to work with the locals from the ports of call of many countries. His entrepreneurial spirit redirected his career and in doing so greatly inspired Kristine to take the leap and start Be the Change. James has a knack for flipping cars/boats/motorcycles, knows his way around the kitchen and can draw cartoons to make anyone smile.
Myanmar Division Manager
Joseph has a passion for people and a heart to help those who love leading by example. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with his Doctorate of Pharmacy degree and is now a full-time pharmacy manager. He became actively involved in international missions in 2012 and has since gone on 10 mission trips around the world to include Peru, Mexico, Philippines, and Myanmar. He is passionate about helping the underserved communities and is a firm believer that with God, all things are possible. His faith inspires him to do more and leads him each day to be the best version of himself. In his spare time, he loves to travel the world and salsa dance and on his days off, you’ll most likely find him on a plane traveling the world enjoying life and experiencing different cultures.
Myanmar Operations Coordinator
Azlin Brewster is a dynamic creative professional. Her strengths are organization and administration. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management/Administration and has served in the United States Army for 7 years as a logistician. Azlin currently works in Information Technology and loves using her gifts to promote outreach. She is a resourceful problem solver and thrives under pressure. Her interests include all things DIY and holds a growing love in graphic and web design. She is a wife and mother and her passion for helping others helped launch her first nonprofit, SMAK (Small Acts of Kindness). Azlin is devoted to helping shape change in the world around her and looks forward to pushing this vision with Be the Change Global Outreach.
Christine Wicke PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDE
CCClinic Clinical Advisor
Christine Wicke, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDE is a clinical pharmacy specialist that specializes in the management of chronic disease states. Dr. Wicke is dedicated to providing first class care to underserved and indigent populations - this is what led her to Be The Change Global Outreach. Improving diabetes care is her passion!
Enrico Salonga is from Pampanga, Philippines. For 5 years, he served on a Surgical Team under the Governor of their province. His experience with Medical Missions, screening of patients who needed surgery and interacting with different kinds of people makes it easier for him to handle Be the Change-CCC patients.
Philippines Division Manager
Pam is based in the Philippines. For 7 years, she worked as a full-time Customer Care Ambassador in Support Zebra (formerly FBC) founded by one of Be The Change's Board Member, Nathan Yap. She also serves as the Director of Operations for Be The Change which inspired her to work hard, travel, serve and meet new people.
Rhea Soltau is a pharmacy student at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Class of 2021. Spending time with her son and husband, traveling and reading are among her favorite past-time hobbies when she is not developing her pharmacy career. Rhea's passion for global medicine, patient care, and traveling led her to Be The Change Global Outreach. She helped establish the Continuation of Care Clinic and eventually transitioned into a role as the Innovations Director to help with growth and expansion efforts."