Founder of The Monteverde Group, LLC, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jim Monteverde advises clients on wealth management, financial planning, and other matters. Mr. Monteverde also acts as the National Financial Advisor for the non-profit organization World Vision, Inc.
Based out of Washington State, World Vision strives to create a better world for children. Founded in 1950 to aid youths orphaned by the Korean War, World Vision has grown over the past 60 years to run projects in almost 100 countries, benefiting over 100 million people worldwide. With a philosophy based on the values of Christian humanitarianism, World Vision aids all people regardless of their race, gender, ethnicity, or religion.
Visitors to http://www.worldvision.org can read more about the specific programs developed by World Vision. In the United States, this organization focuses on the ten percent of the populace living below the poverty line, and provides various forms of support to these communities across the country. Members contribute school supplies and personal hygiene items to those in need, and seek to establish mentor relationships for them as well. Outside of America, World Vision sends out volunteers to advise on sustainable solutions, conduct literacy programs, and fix infrastructures.