Viktor Zagreba

Project Coordinator and Project Consultant, Strategic Planning Committee of Yaremche

Upon returning to his home country, Ukraine, after graduating from University of Maryland, Viktor was hired to work as the executive manager for the Strategic Planning Committee of Yaremche. This community of about 23,000 people is one of the top travel destinations in the country that features the biggest ski resort, the oldest National Park and the highest mountain peak in the nation.  Viktor’s role in his position includes internal coordination of the strategic planning group that consists of business and civil sector leaders, stakeholder and government relations, coordination with external consultants, mass media relations, and fundraising. Viktor also holds a part time job as a project consultant at two European Union-funded projects that promote nature-based tourism and Jewish historical heritage in Ukraine. In his spare time, Viktor is active in a number of nonprofit organizations that promote bicyclists and road safety.