OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Co Founder, President
Mike is the co-founder and president of MissionConnect. Mike is just finishing his 20th year as a supported missionary, training leaders in more than 15 countries on three continents. Mike was a foundational partner of the BAM Center in Puebla, Mexico and brings years of Business As Mission experience to the organization. Mike loves to camp with his family, travel the world, and is a student of global culture.
Alan is the co-founder of MissionConnect. Amazingly he committed to a 5 year construction of the organizational framework, bringing over 25 years of non-profit ministry start-up experience to bear. Alan helps keep the organization bound to the highest standard of ethics and practices. Alan handles the financial side of the ministry, but is also a gifted landscaper. Along with his wife Barni, MissionConnect reaps the benefit of over 50 years of ministry activity. Alan loves to golf, and is an avid hiker throughout the Rocky Mountain terrain.
Leland is founder, architect and builder of a medical clinic in Oregon City, Oregon. He brings incredible knowledge and wisdom having managed a complete medical office staff as well as handling all the tax and medical processing oversight for the clinic. He and his wife Jo Ann have been long standing contributors to international leader training all over the globe. Leland loves to travel and has been to many countries to serve the Lord in medical and evangelism ministries.
Will and his wife Angela were a part of the original formation of MissionConnect, having the wisdom and skill to prod us forward from idea to organization. Will is owner of True Bread Properties in Gresham, Oregon. He brings an incredible background in short term real estate investment and frugal living counseling to all those around him. Will is a huge fan of the Trailblazers basketball team and enjoys taking his family to the games.
Randy and his wife Jackie have lived their adult lives in Colorado Springs bringing a background in intentional discipleship having grown up in the Navigators ministry realm. He also brings a unique picture of business for mission experience. Randy provides outstanding Christian character, well-spoken and truth bearing in his conduct. He and Jackie love to spend time with their kids and grandchildren.
Another of the original contributors to our MissionConnect concept. Adam and his wife Andrea have been an excellent example of living within themselves having 8 children. He is an Edward Jones representative bringing fiscal understanding and responsible stewardship ideas to our team. Adam is a former golf pro and enjoys teaching his young children to the joy of this exercise.
Mark is owner of Mistwood Properties in Colorado Springs. He brings a wealth of wisdom and experience in short term real estate investing as well as property sales. He and his wife Shari often can be seen volunteering on projects with MissionConnect as well as other ministry needs in their local church context. Mark is a bass player in the rock band The Sofa Killers.
Brian is a lifetime craftsman utilizing incredible skills in carpentry and design. He and His wife Teresa live in Colorado Springs and they have been major contributors to our various projects. Brian brings a quiet, humorous approach to our team and brings tremendous experience to our mission aims. Brian enjoys getting to ride his motorcycle, but loves to serve others and can often be found assisting another with his wide variety of carpentry skills.