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Chad Arnold

NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF CHURCH
ENGAGEMENT

Chad's journey is a powerful testimony of God's grace and hope through an unimaginable tragedy that has given him a transformed perspective on living in relationship with Christ. He lives in Castle Rock, Colorado where he enjoys snowboarding and other outdoor activities.


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Carolyn Eustic

DIRECTOR OF CHURCH DEVELOPMENT

Carolyn is passionate about seeing Christ's love spread to anyone in need. She came to Compassion in 2012 after fifteen years in publishing, and considers the opportunity to serve God through this ministry as a dream come true. Carolyn loves to travel, ski and practice yoga.


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Peter Habyarimana

CHURCH RELATIONS MANAGER

As a boy in Uganda, Peter fled his abusive father and lived on the streets at age 11. By the grace of God he was able to attend a Compassion center, complete his secondary and university education and give his life to Christ. He speaks with churches on behalf of children in poverty.


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Scott Limerick

CHURCH RELATIONS REGIONAL
MANAGER, SOUTHEAST REGION

After serving 14 years as a worship pastor and church planter, Scott found Compassion. He and his wife Kim are fans of the Braves, Red Sox and Tarheels. They have three kids (so far) including two grown children and a sponsored child who, Scott brags, is an amazing soccer player.


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Kevin Myers

CHURCH RELATIONS DIRECTOR,
SOUTHEAST REGION

Kevin felt called to full-time ministry after 20 years in the healthcare industry. He lives in the mountains in North Carolina with his wife and two young children who often serve at churches alongside him. He is a long-suffering fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates.


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Ben Rough

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS DIRECTOR

Ben has a giant heart for the church and enjoys establishing partnerships that advance God's Kingdom. He believes that being bald is beautiful, which is good since he's out of other options. Ben lives in Atlanta with his wife Vanessa and their two beautiful daughters.


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Doug West

CHURCH RELATIONS MANAGER

As a military child, Doug had visited or lived in 17 different countries by his mid-20s. God molded Doug's heart for His people while he was a student in Kenya. Today Doug helps U.S. churches embrace God's call to the poor. He and his wife Sarah have three young boys: Noah, Rivers and Caeden.


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Mark Kirchgestner

CHURCH RELATIONS REGIONAL MANAGER,
WEST REGION

As a lifelong Californian Mark loves the ocean because it reminds him of the expansiveness of God’s heart for the world. Before joining Compassion in 2014, Mark served for 25 years in mission agencies like Young Life and International Justice Mission, as well as a Lead Pastor. Mark lives in San Francisco, CA with his wife, Lisa, and two grown children, Luke and Karis.


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Lorie Lee

CHURCH ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

Lorie is passionate about the local church, which is why she joined the ministry of Compassion International. She left her southern roots and moved to Colorado to serve at the ministry headquarters in 2010. She helps to foster partnerships with US churches and Compassion International to help transform lives and release children from poverty in Jesus' name. Lorie lives in Castle Rock with Scott, Maddox, her adorable 1 year old and her peekapoo, Nixon.

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Bob Craddock

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER

After 17 years of church ministry, God started Bob on a new journey with Compassion. He works with networks, denominations and associations, and leads Compassion’s presence at pastoral conferences and events. Bob lives in Portland with his wife, Noelle and their daughters Kaelee and Emily Taylor.


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Nathan Hawkins

CHURCH RELATIONS DIRECTOR, WEST REGION

As an adoptee and adoptive father, Nathan is passionate about children who come from difficult backgrounds. Before joining Compassion, Nathan served as a church planter in New Orleans and as a ministry leader in Mexico. He and his wife Joy have three young children: Benicio, Taegen, and Grace.


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Paul Loyless

CHURCH RELATIONS DIRECTOR,
SOUTH CENTRAL REGION

In July 2011, Paul took a vision trip with Compassion to Tanzania, and his life took a radical turn. He sold his successful church marketing company and devoted his life to working with Compassion. He is supported by his wife Stacey and their two young daughters.


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Mark Pellingra

CHURCH RELATIONS DIRECTOR,
NORTHEAST REGION

Mark is passionate about bringing God's redemption and restoration to the world. Before joining Compassion, Mark was a business owner and served on a church leadership team. He lives in New York with his wife, Yvonne. They have two grown children.


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Justin Sogoian

CHURCH RELATIONS DIRECTOR

After spending sixteen years as a pastor, Justin received a clear calling to partner with God and build up His church. He joined Compassion in 2009. A former UCLA football player, Justin will be your friend even if you are a USC fan. Justin lives with his wife Caitlin and their two daughters, Josslyn and Adalyn.


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Kevin Henson

CHURCH RELATIONS REGIONAL MANAGER,
SOUTH CENTRAL REGION

During his 20th year in vocational ministry, Kevin went on a pastor’s vision trip to explore ways his church could partner with Compassion to rescue children from extreme poverty. Inspired by the partnership Compassion has with the local church in country, and the holistic approach Compassion has toward rescuing children at risk, Kevin stepped out of his 9 year role as Executive Pastor/Pastor of Missional Life to join Compassion's exciting adventure! He lives in the suburbs of Houston, TX with his wife, Kerry, and two children, Kayla and Luke.


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Samuel Polanco

CHURCH RELATIONS MANAGER

Born in a very poor province of the Dominican Republic, Samuel’s possibilities of a decent education were incredibly slim until Compassion stepped into the picture. Through his sponsorship, Samuel was given the opportunity to graduate from high school and obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Recording Arts. In addition to advocating for children in poverty, he is also a recording engineer, musician, Christian singer, and associate pastor.


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Trina Pockett

CHURCH ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

Trina is a student of adversity and faith. After a difficult journey through cancer, Trina fully realizes that life is a precious gift from God. She is married to Jeff and has three kids-who keep her on her toes. She loves a good book, time with friends, and caramel macchiatos (non-fat, no foam).

Contact Us:
Please email our church team or contact us at 866-607-5162.
Abby Walter

EVENTS & PARTNERSHIPS

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Amy Kersey

EVENT SUPPORT, NORTH AND SOUTH CENTRAL REGIONS

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Deb Krumland

IDEAS FOR CHURCH LEADERS

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Gabrielle Lewis

EVENT SUPPORT,
SOUTHEAST REGION

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Jenn Byham

PROCESS MANAGER

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Karla Leathers

EVENT SUPPORT,
NORTHEAST REGION

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Susan Kimball

EVENT SUPPORT,
WESTERN REGION

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Tracy Bennett

CHURCH TEAM SUPPORT

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