Erol Kekic is Executive Director of the Immigration and Refugee Program for Church World Service (CWS), guiding the agency’s role as an outspoken advocate on behalf of fair, humane U.S. immigration and refugee policies. Previously, Kekic served as Associate Director of NYC's Lutheran Family and Community Service Immigration and Refugee Program; and Assistant Director for Resettlement for NY's Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering at the University of Sarajevo in Bosnia, and has done postgraduate study at The University of Detroit-Mercy and at Oxford University Refugee Study Centre.