Abraham Lincoln Foundation Appoints New President

by | 01.11.2016

Trusted Education Provider Welcomes New Leadership 

Tirana, Albania – Abraham Lincoln Foundation of Albania (www.lincolnalbania.org) announced that Aida Repishti will lead the trusted not-for-profit education services provider.  She succeeds Gordon Schrank as the President of Abraham Lincoln Foundation, also known as the Lincoln Centers of Albania.

Robb Provost, Chairman of the Board of Directors, remarked, “Aida’s character and values reflect those of the board and the organization. She will do a great job of leading the staff as we seek to serve our clients with professional excellence. Few understand better our mission and vision than Aida. She is an exceptional leader. We are very privileged to have her as president.”

Mrs. Repishti comes with a wealth of experience in running the Lincoln Centers.  Since the organization’s inception in 1997, Mrs. Repishti has opened each new location.  Historically, she managed day-to-day operations for Lincoln.  Over the past few years, she has held increasingly strategic roles in the organization.  Most recently, Mrs. Repishti served as the Executive Vice President of Lincoln where she oversaw community and government relations, new market development, and strategic planning.

In her promotion to President, Mrs. Repishti looks to continue the Abraham Lincoln Foundation’s history of excellence in delivering Lincoln’s trusted education services to individual students and to results-driven companies in Albania.  Mrs. Repishti comments, “I am thankful to work with the Lincoln board and our phenomenal team to serve my people as our nation continues to develop and have impact in our region and world.”

Added Mr. Provost, “Mr. Schrank added tremendous value to the organization with his years of customer service and leadership development expertise. He and his wife Carol were a blessing to everyone who they met. Gordon was generous to give us 2 years in the latter years of his working career. We wish them well as they go.”

About Abraham Lincoln Foundation of Albania

Abraham Lincoln Foundation of Albania is a self-sustaining, not-for-profit organization committed to Albanian educational development.

Lincoln provides exceptional language and workforce development assessment and training services by employing dedicated, effective teachers, using premier curriculum, and developing customized experiences for our students. Through high quality instruction in modern languages like English, German, and Italian, Lincoln has trained more than 60,000 students since its beginning in 1997 including children, students, and professionals. For our services, Lincoln partners with globally recognized experts to deliver tailored assessments and curriculum.


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