President and Executive Director
Follower of Jesus, husband, dad, former high school math teacher, adoption and foster care advocate, college ministry leader
Likes: Playing with my kids, date nights, basketball, everything DIY, minimalist living, motorcycles, coffee, camping, road trips, awesome conversation
Dislikes: Injustice, humidity, pickles, materialism, when my feet are cold
Vice President and Communications
An advocate for truth and love for children. Mother of four, wife of one, follower of Jesus. Enjoys laughing with her family and friends.
Likes: Dance parties with her kids, reading inspirational messages, the beach, family vacations, coffee dates, quiet naps, spending time with friends and family, seeing those around her find happiness in life.
Dislikes: Trauma, steak, doing the dishes, freezing cold weather, rudeness
A sophisticated man with a large shiny forehead. Works in corporate America but dreams of being a hippie. Loves his wife and family and is ridiculously optimistic.
Likes: Reading long books, US History, Major League Baseball, Pro Wrestling, drinking copious amounts of coffee, sarcastic humans, acoustic music, all things Marvel
Dislikes: Pretentious people, Mondays, going to bed, waking up after staying up too late, bureaucracy, olives, heat.
Director of Events and Secretary
Jesus follower, wife, mother, friend, organizer, adventurer, risk taker
Likes: Laughing with family and friends, traveling, getting dirty, Iowa summers, mornings, christian music
Dislikes: talking (writing) about myself, cold weather, ironing, negativity, excuses
Director of Strategy
A passionate advocate for underrepresented people of all backgrounds, father, husband, strategic thinker, “triathlete” that is afraid of water.
Likes: My kids making me laugh or be amazed by their coolness, get aways with my wife, afternoon lattes, biking in the woods, running along the river, dancing on the ceiling.
Dislikes: Social Injustice, bad tattoos, days without coffee, open water.
Director of Faith Relations
Jesus follower, husband, loyal friend, Junior High Ministry Leader, sports enthusiast
Likes: Playing board games, traveling, playing sports, coffee (lots of it), music of any kind
Dislikes: Ketchup, mud, cats, buildings without air conditioning
Follower of Jesus, wife, adoptive mother, passionate about the success of the foster care system
Likes: Time with my family, fellowship with other Christ followers, summer, reading, cleaning and organizing, efficiency, caramel lattes
Dislikes: Evil/sin, brokenness, negativity, winter, snakes
Social Media Intern
Junior at The University of Northern Iowa, Junior High Youth Ministry Leader, runner, avid movie quoter
Likes: Spending time outdoors, coffee, playing card games, watching movies, quality time with others
Dislikes: Peas and days below freezing
Social Work Intern
Senior at The University of Northern Iowa, number 7 on the enneagram, can quote any Taylor Swift song without hesitation, aspiring world traveler.
Likes: The color blue, donuts, any movie that involves Blake Lively, and doing handstands in random places.
Dislikes: Cold weather, mushrooms, spiders, and people who don’t dream big.