Our Staff

Working at HopeChest isn’t a job. It’s a calling. A passion. Helping vulnerable children around the world can be, at times, an emotional roller coaster. But fulfilling God’s calling in our lives is something we never take for granted – it’s what we live for. 


Ken Sparks

Ken Sparks

President & CEO

Laura Fisher

Laura Fisher

VP of Operations

Wendell Geary Jr.

Wendell Geary Jr.

VP of Finance

Rick Wright

Rick Wright

VP of Donor Relations and Marketing

Wil Crooks

Wil Crooks

VP of Strategic Partnerships

David Perry

David Perry

Director of Donor Relations

Steve Voyen

Steve Voyen

Program Director

Tom Jennings

Tom Jennings

Program Manager

Rachel Andrews

Rachel Andrews

Program Manager

Hannah Eloge

Hannah Eloge

Communications Director

Sharon Gray

Sharon Gray

Director of Finance and Human Resources

Erin Blad

Erin Blad

IT Director

Brian Ferguson

Brian Ferguson

Joel Home Director

Leona Strait

Leona Strait

Accounting Manager

Nate Kaunley

Nate Kaunley

Strategic Partnership Director

Scott Northway

Scott Northway

Partner Relationship Director

Juree Wilson

Juree Wilson

Partner Relationship Manager

Bethany Parker

Bethany Parker

Partner Relationship Manager

Lynnae Supplee

Lynnae Supplee

Partner Relationship Manager

Stephanie Mutert

Stephanie Mutert

Partner Relationship Manager

Paula Samusi

Paula Samusi

Partner Travel Manager

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