Frank Lofaro is a highly-regarded business executive, bringing more than 30 years of leadership experience to Prison Fellowship International from both the corporate and nonprofit sectors. After serving as president and CEO of the Christian Leadership Alliance from 2006 to 2011, Frank returned to Prison Fellowship International in 2012 as COO to oversee all aspects of the organization’s planning, development, and operations, and from 2014 to 2018 he served as CEO, leading the organization through a critical innovation stage.
Frank has been involved with Prison Fellowship for more than 20 years. In 1993, he joined Prison Fellowship International as executive director, and successfully launched new ministry programs that are still used worldwide. In 1999, Frank served as Prison Fellowship USA’s senior vice president of programs, developing the first biblically-based corrections program, InnerChange Freedom Initiative, among other innovative programs.
In 2002, Frank served as the director of the National Resource Centre for Compassion Capital Fund, a U.S. government initiative to increase the scale and effectiveness of faith-based and community organizations. Earlier in his career, he built and sold a large lock manufacturing company and also owned several successful restaurants. Frank received a bachelor’s in economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his MBA from Long Island University. He also studied law at St. John’s Law School in New York.