STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER
After nearly 20 years as a pastor, Eric now works with networks and denominations that wish to partner with Compassion to plant churches in areas of extreme poverty. Eric and his wife, Tara, live in Oregon with their three sons. Eric enjoys surfing, skiing and motorcycles.
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.
CHURCH RELATIONS REGIONAL MANAGER,
As a lifelong Californian Mark loves the ocean. It reminds him of God’s heart for the world. He has a 25-year history in ministry (Young Life, International Justice Mission and pastor) and lives in San Francisco with his wife, Lisa, and two grown children, Luke and Karis.
CHURCH RELATIONS REGIONAL MANAGER, SOUTHEAST REGION
After 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 amazing at soccer.
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.
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).
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.
CHURCH RELATIONS MANAGER
Brian served as a pastor near Philly for 15 years. He is passionate about serving impoverished people, building cross-cultural partnerships, and mobilizing churches toward outward generosity. Brian is married with four children, is a sports fan and loves spending time outdoors.