Aida Repishti, President
Mrs. Aida Repishti has been part of the Lincoln Centers since establishment in 1997. Since that time she has continually played a leadership role in creating and establishing a professional staff and program, resulting in Lincoln Centers being a leader in Albania for business and language training. She has held the position of the director of Lincoln Centers since the opening of the first center. With her integrity and strong work ethic she has built a high level of trust among the staff, students and community. Till 2015, she was working as the Executive Vice President for Public Relations involved with the government and businesses to make Lincoln a strategic partner in education.
Mrs. Repishti came at Lincoln center after 12 years of working as an architect in the planning office of Tirana and 4 years of living in New York City as the wife of an Albanian diplomat to the United Nations.
The Life of the Others
Any kind of fruit
Robb Provost, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors
In 1997, Mr. Provost (together with the early leadership team including Aida Repishti and Edita Nikolli) founded Abraham Lincoln Foundation of Albania as a self-sustaining not-for-profit educational development organization. His passion has been to serve the people in such a way that God is honored and the nation is benefited. In 2009, recognizing his work of promoting the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln, Mr. Provost was honored by The Lincoln Academy of Illinois with the Order of Lincoln award.
Favorite European City
Geneva (after Tirana)
The Pilgrim’s Progress
Lefter Roko, Vice President of Finance and Operations
Lefter Roko has been working at the Lincoln Center since his graduation at the Economic University in 2001. During these years, he has been working at the Finance Department as the Vice President for Finance and Administration, dealing with the cash flow report, budgeting, balance sheets, and also payroll and insurance. Meanwhile, he has enriched his knowledge in the finance field by earning a degree as a Chartered Accountant, and now is a CPA candidate.
Edhe kështu, edhe ashtu / Olympus has fallen
L’Avare, by Molière
Spaghetti with tomato and sauce
Edita Nikolla, Vice President of Administration
She has been working in administration at the Lincoln Center for 17 years and it has been a wonderful journey for her. She has changed several positions during the years as an Administrative Assistant, Manager, Director of Lincoln 1 and currently as the Director of Services. She is committed to serve with dignity and professionalism, as well as growing professionally. Her goal is to help grow the customer care process on the next level as she cooperates with each member of the Lincoln Center team and motivates them toward success.
Diana Krall, Jazz pianist and singer
Italian cousin, specifically Tiramisú
Diana Tershana, Language Coordinator and Instructor
Diana works as the Language Coordinator and English Language Instructor at the Lincoln Centers of Albania. She has been teaching English for almost 17 years at Lincoln Centers and at public/private Universities. The more she teaches the more she feels motivated. Growing professionally has always been her aim. What Diana likes doing the most is reading magazine articles and exploring the net with regard to EFL teaching strategies and techniques. Diana has a BA in English language teaching and MA in Linguistics and Methodology.
The Green Mile
Khaled Hosseini books; The Kite runner; A Thousand Splendid Suns
Josh Miekley, Consultant
Josh Miekley works as a consultant at the Lincoln Centers of Albania managing projects in customer care, product development and marketing. He has spent over a decade teaching English students and training teachers in the US, Albania and Kosovo. Mr. Miekley has a Master’s in Education from the University of Cincinnati.
The Pursuit of Happiness
Anything by Ismail Kadare & Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs.
Mocha Latte from Starbucks. Freddoccino from Mon Cheri is a close second.
Elvis Plaku, Marketing Manager/Consultant
Elvis Plaku works as the marketing manager and a consultant for Lincoln Centers of Albania, where he manages and implements marketing projects and campaigns. His experience results from his various engagements both in the private enterprise and corporate world. Mr. Plaku has an MBA degree from Regent University.
Lord of the Rings
Librat e John C. Maxwell dhe Seth Godin
Cappuccino from Sophie