People

Board of Directors

          Helen (Kim) Reyes, C.P.A., has 34 years’ experience in the fields of finance, accounting and audit;  involved in financial planning and control measures, management Information system (MIS) planning and design, and financial evaluation; She is currently the Finance and Administration Manager of the Local Governance for Support Program for Local Economic Development (LGSP-LED), a collaborative Program of the Governments of the Philippines and Canada.

          Joseph (Wek) Alaban has over 15 years’ experience as a consultant  and financial inclusion specialist for organizations such as ADB, EU, AusAid, GIZ, IFC, CCA/CIDA, CORDAID, IFAD and with private sector institutions, and his career has taken him from the Philippines to Timor Leste, Pakistan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, and Lao PDR. He is an Agricultural Economics graduate of the University of the Philippines. He is currently based in the Lao PDR.

          Jose Raphael N. (Joel) Mercado has 18 years’ professional experience in the fields of rural and agricultural development, and is currently working in Myanmar on development and humanitarian work. He previously worked on an USAID-funded program with local Chambers of Commerce, trade associations and Philippine government agencies and local government units to promote agribusiness investment opportunities.

          Bernardita (Ditas) M. Ravanilla  is currently Dean of the College of Accounting Technology and simultaneously administrator of the Asian Training and Educational Center, Sorsogon Branch. She has 14 years’ experience in microfinance and financial inclusion.

           Khamphat Boulom a Lao citizen and the founder and CEO of TACDO Consulting Center since 2000. He has 14 years’ experience as manager and trainer on human resource management and staff capacity building, SME and microfinance, marketing, public administration and community development.

          Si Len is formerly  CEO of Maxima Mikroheranhvatho, Plc., one of the largest microfinance institutions in Cambodia and simultaneously adjunct lecturer on Human Resource Management & Leadership for MBA students at the Cambodian University 
of Specialties.

          Arlene M. Viloria is ACCESS’s corporate secretary with 15 years’ experience in financial management and administration of development-oriented projects including the European Union, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, the Japan International Cooperation Agency, Asian Development Bank, and the United Nations Development Program. She is microfinance technical expert in the areas of MFI diagnostics, financial education training of trainers, experiential/adult-based training programs.

Management Team:

Managing Director:                                 Ron Bevacqua

Chief Technical Director:                       Ma. Concepcion Hina

Finance and Admin Manager:              Grace Parchaso

Cambodia Country Manager:               NA

Myanmar Country Manager:                Jay P. Supetran

Nepal Country Manager:                       Abhaya Singh

Philippines Country  Manager:             Edwin Peraz

Vietnam Country Manager:                  Tran Thu Hien