Staff Team

Mark DeYmaz
Co-founder and President

Chris Brooks

Alison Clinton
Executive Assistant to Mark DeYmaz

Dave Lopez
Director of Organizational Development • Staff Search and Job Placement Coordinator

Lisa Fandrich
Executive Administration and Organizational Development          

Mission Specialists

Oneya Okuwobi
City Cohorts • Multiethnic Conversations Facilitator and Leaders Guide

Santes Beatty
Coaching • Multiethnic Conversations Facilitator and Leaders Guide

Chip Freed
Leadership Cohorts and Coaching

Ray Chang
Multiethnic Church Planting

Alex Diaz
Regional Conferences

Board of Directors 


Mont Mitchell
Chairman • Founding Pastor, Westbrook Christian Church, Bolingbrook, IL

Dr. Mark DeYmaz
Co-Founder • Directional Leader,  Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas, Little Rock, AR                       

Dr. George Yancey
Co-Founder • Professor of Sociology, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 

Dana Baker

Pastor of Social Justice and Multicultural Ministries, Grace Chapel, Lexington, MA

DJ Chuang
Author, MultiAsian.Church, Orange County, CA

Dr. Rod Cooper
Kenneth and Jean Hansen Professor of Discipleship and Leadership Development, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC

Jonathan Seda
Senior Pastor, Grace Church, Dover, DE

References (United States)

Dr. David Anderson
Founding Pastor, Bridgeway Church, Columbia, MD

Dr. Dan Backens
Pastor, New Life Providence Church, Virginia Beach, VA

Chris Beard
Pastor, Peoples Church, Cincinnati, OH

Ben Cachairas
Pastor, Mountain Christian Church, Joppa, MD

Joshua and Noemi Chavez
Founding Pastors, Seventh Street Church, Long Beach, CA

Ron Dotzler
Founding Pastor, Bridge Church, Omaha, NE

Dr. Michael Emerson
Provost, North Park Theological Seminary
Chicago, IL

Naeem Fazal
Founding Pastor, Mosaic Church, Charlotte, NC

Stephanie Hand
Congregational Development, Western North Carolina Conference, UMC

Dr. Mark Hearn
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Duluth, GA

Daniel Im
Director of Church Multiplication,, Nashville, TN

Jason Janz
Founding Pastor, Providence Bible Church, Denver, CO

Tommy "Urban D." Kyllonen
Pastor, Crossover Church, Tampa, FL

Mike Leonzo
Founding Pastor, Living Water Community Church, Harrisburg, PA

Nikki Lerner
Worship Pastor, Bridgeway Community Church, Columbia, MD

Candace Lewis
District Superintendent of the Gulf Central District of the Florida Conference UMC

Dhati Lewis
Founding Pastor, Blueprint Church, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Alex Mandes
Director of Multicultural Ministries for the Evangelical Free Church of America, San Antonio, TX

Dr. Paul Metzger
Professor of Theology, Multnomah University and Biblical Seminary, Portland, OR

Dr. John M. Perkins
Founder, The John and Vera Mae Perkins Center for Reconciliation, Justice, and Community Development

Dr. Soong-Chan Rah
Milton B. Engebretzon Chair of Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism, North Park Theological Seminary

Kyle Ray
Pastor, Kentwood Community Church, Kentwood, MI

Dr. Bob Roberts
Founding Pastor, NorthWood Church, Keller, TX

Natasha Robinson
Founder, Mentor for Life, Greensboro, NC

Dr. Daniel Rodriguez
Professor of Religious and Hispanic Studies, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

Dudley Rutherford
Founding Pastor, Shepherd of the Hills Church, Porter Hills, CA

Dr. Wayne Schmidt
General Superintendent, The Wesleyan Church, Indianapolis, IN

Dr. Efrem Smith
President, World Impact, 
Long Beach, CA

Linda Stanley
Leadership Network, Dallas, TX

Dr. Ed Stetzer
The Billy Graham Distinguished Endowed Chair for Church, Mission, and Evangelism, Wheaton College,Wheaton, IL

Albert Tate
Founding Pastor, Fellowship Monrovia, Monrovia, CA

John Teter
Founding Pastor, Fountain of Life Church; Church Planting Team Leader, Evangelical Covenant Church, Long Beach, CA

Todd Wilson
Director, Exponential

References (International)

Terry Hoggard Founder, Relational Leader, Fellowship of European International Churches, Brussels, Belgium

Nesan Kistan, Salvation Army, Australia

Mathew Kuruvilla Founding Pastor, Parkside Church, Sydney, Australia  

Max Palmer
Director, Life Resources, Christchurch, NZ 

Theo Visser
Founder, Executive Director, International Church Planting Network, The Netherlands

Rodney Woo
Pastor, International Baptist Church, Singapore

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