Our Board Of Directors
A network analyst at Bristol Meyers Squibb, Mike has a BS in Biology (State University of New York at Albany), an MBA in Finance (Syracuse University), and an MA in Christian Leadership (International Center for Christian Leadership). He has been an adjunct professor at Kilimanjaro Christian College in Moshi, Tanzania and is a graduate of Missio Global School of Ministry. He and his wife have two daughters.
Dr. J. Lee Simmons
Dr. Lee has served the Lord in ministry for over 40 years. He served as an education and youth pastor, senior pastor, and then founded Faith Chapel in Syracuse, NY in 1989, where he served as senior pastor until 2009. In 2008 he founded Missio Global in order to train ministry leaders, missionaries and church pastors. Dr. Simmons has a BS in Bible (Cairn University) an MA in religion (Palmer Seminary), an MA in Counseling (Liberty University) and a Doctor of Ministry from Regent University. Dr. Simmons has ministered in over twenty nations. He served as an adjunct professor at Kilimanjaro Christian College in Moshi, Tanzania, and was the Academic Dean at the International Center for Christian Leadership for four years in Kiev, Ukraine. He and his wife have four adult children and nine grandchildren.
International Co-Director (Advisory Board Member)
Sherri has a BA in Latin American Studies (State University of New York at Albany), an MA in Christian Leadership (International Center for Christian Leadership), and a Doctor of Theology (Summit Bible College). She served as a missionary in Brazil with her husband Scott from 2004-2018. The Daltons planted a church in northeastern Brazil in 2009. Beginning in 2012 their ministry focused on establishing church-based Missio Global Schools of Ministry with the goal of training emerging leaders to plant churches. Sherri and Scott have five adult children and six grandchildren.
Chris is a Financial Advisor providing investment consulting, advanced planning, and relationship management to families, corporations, and nonprofit organizations. Chris has served on numerous boards and finance committees throughout the years and currently serves as chairman of a foundation for a hospital located in Central New York. He and his wife have two daughters.
Josh Schultz has spent the last decade growing four supply chain businesses in two different countries. He is well versed in small business operations as well as software development and data science, using those skills to grow his businesses. He has consulted with a number of large corporations in the US and built a dozen applications and machine learning models for supply chain firms. He also runs a small business cohort session three times per year to help new operators with their businesses. He is a six sigma black belt and specializes in building systems and processes that create a foundation for small business success.
Scott also served as the Assistant Director of Missio Global from 2015-2018. He has a BS in Business Administration (State University of New York at Albany), an MA in Economics (SUNY Albany), and an MA in Christian Leadership (International Center for Christian Leadership). He recently completed a Doctor of Ministry in Christian Leadership from Summit Bible College. He served as a missionary in Brazil with his wife Sherri from 2004-2018. The Daltons planted a church in northeastern Brazil in 2009. Beginning in 2012 their ministry focused on establishing church-based Missio Global Schools of Ministry with the goal of training emerging leaders to plant churches. He and his wife have five adult children and six grandchildren.
Tom has a Bachelor’s in accounting, a minor in economics, and a concentration in Finance (State University of New York, College at Oswego). Since 1996 he has consulted with businesses and brokers in Upstate New York, advising them how to set up the most appropriate retirement plans for their employees. Tom has also been teaching the Dave Ramsey financial classes for twelve years. This has provided many opportunities for marriage counseling in the area of finances, which is a major area of conflict in many marriages.
Andrey is a native Russian speaker who has lived in the USA for nearly 30 years, most of those years in Virginia, now resideing in central Ohio with his wife and family.
Andrey is very entrepreneurial and has owned several businesses, with his new business growing rapidly. He is highly skilled in mechanics and construction, holding 26 certifications in auto mechanics, auto body repair and painting, and numerous construction techniques. He is a highly skilled welder and builder.