Charles A. Montorio-Archer

Placed Leader

Charles A. Montorio-Archer

President and CEO
One Hope United

April 11, 2019

Koya partnered with One Hope United on the search for its next president and CEO. One Hope United is a multi-state nonprofit, in Florida, Illinois, Missouri and Wisconsin, that creates opportunities for children and families to live life without limits by providing early education, foster care, adoption, counseling, residential and other support services.

Charles A. Montorio-Archer is an American lawyer, author, speaker, adviser, entrepreneur and researcher, the Co-Founder and former CEO of The THRIVE Network, and now the President and CEO of One Hope United.

Dr. Montorio-Archer co-founded The THRIVE Network in 1996 and served as its CEO for another 11 years before successfully merging the organization with The New York Foundling. THRIVE, which continues to operate under its own name, is a $36 million nonprofit organization that assists individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout New York City.

Montorio-Archer’s enthusiasm for advocacy, community development, business sustainability and policy reform led him to receive a Masters of Public Administration and a PhD in Public Policy. He has successfully maneuvered the delicate balance between dedication to mission, the need for bold entrepreneurial initiatives, and the application of sound business management. He is now bringing this tenacity to a broader agenda that integrates ideals, leadership, governance and policy.

Montorio-Archers’ third book, Everybody Paddles: A Leaders Blueprint for Creating A Unified Team, is an international best seller providing a management model focused on reaching strategic alignment and accelerating organizational change through respect, collaboration and leadership. In addition to his service on countless Boards, Montorio – Archer presented two TEDx Talks entitled “The Friendship Clause” and “IDENTITYphobia,” remains a Forbes and Huffington Post contributor and has been featured on television, radio, print and other media outlets.


Read the press release: One Hope United Names Dr. Charles A. Montorio-Archer President and CEO.