Board

All financial and strategic decisions for WRO Foundation are made by our Board of Directors:

Mr. Eugene Zhang

Mr. Lars Vahl

Mr. Claus Ditlev Christensen

Staff

Larry Rzepka
Larry Rzepka
Larry is President of the WRO Foundation. He has 40 years of experience in nonprofit management, strategic planning and resource development for organizations ranging from the South Carolina’s Governors School for Science and Mathematics Foundation to the National Science Teachers Association and, most recently, the National Defense University Foundation. He has a BA in Public Relations/Journalism from Madonna University in Michigan.
Alex Crooks
Alex Crooks
Alex is the Program Director of WRO in the United States. He has over 7 years of experience as an educator, specializing in STEM education. He brings experience as a curriculum designer, competition robotics coach, and educational technology consult to the team. He has a BS in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University.
Joyce Kao
Joyce Kao
Joyce is the External Relations Manager of WRO Foundation. She has over 10 years of experience in marketing and business strategy across various industries, including consumer products, media, retail, and banking. She has an MBA degree from Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.