Donald R. Mickelwait is Chairman and CEO of Experience International, Inc.
He founded Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI) and was its CEO for 30 years.
Mr. Mickelwait is an agriculture sector economist who has had extensive experience designing projects for USAID.
24 of these have been funded for a total of more than $750 million, including four economic growth projects (January-March 2008).
Three projects in Pakistan's agriculture sector (January-March 2009) are awaiting funding.
The Pakistan projects have dealt with employment, enterprise development, trade, and microenterprise promotion, horticulture exports, food security, field crops, and livestock and dairy development.
provides management oversight through regular visits to EI's
ongoing USAID-funded contracts in Pakistan, with particular attention to the automation of the FATA Secretariat's
process for managing its $140 million dollar yearly development fund.
Mr. Mickelwait holds advanced degrees in economics from the University of Oregon, the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and the George Washington University.
has completed advanced management courses from, and is an alumnus of, the Harvard Business School
is based in Bangkok and travels extensively throughout Asia.