Cameron Safarloo named COO at Cure Violence

Chicago, IL….Cameron Safarloo, MBA begins today (8/17/2015) as Chief Operating Officer at Cure Violence, a top 20 global NGO with a mission to reduce violence globally using disease control and behavior change methods.

“It’s a tremendously exciting time to be at Cure Violence, and with my background and experience, I believe I will be able to contribute to Cure Violence’s continued growth and development,” said Safarloo, who joins Cure Violence August 17, 2015.  “I look forward to working with my new colleagues to build upon the life-saving violence prevention work started by Gary Slutkin, M.D. (Executive Director and CEO) in urban areas throughout the US and around the world.”

“I am thrilled to welcome Cameron to Cure Violence and look forward to the next chapter of its development with great joy and confidence,” Gary Slutkin, Executive Director and CEO of Cure Violence said.  “We are delighted to have an accomplished business and operations officer with a strong resource management background to lead Cure Violence’s finances and operations.”

Cameron’s experience in systems development, strategic planning and operations management, including his ability to transfer for-profit and business design and operations strategies to the non-profit sector is expected to result in significant growth for Cure Violence, a global and national leader in building a collaborative and healthy culture.

Most recently, Cameron served as Senior Vice President of Operations and Programs at Gatepath, a California-based non-profit specializing in behavioral health, family resources and vocational training.  Previously, he has led a health and medical clinical network offering primary and sub-specialty care services and worked for global engineering and technology businesses managing their operations and e-business sectors.

As Chief Operating Officer, Safarloo will supervise all program and business operations including fundraising, finance and administration.  He holds a BSAE degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Business