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

Wendell Geary Jr.

Wendell Geary Jr.

VP of Finance

Rick Wright

Rick Wright

VP of Marketing and Investor Advancement

Wil Crooks

Wil Crooks

VP of Strategic Partnerships

Nate Kaunley

Nate Kaunley

VP of Community Partnerships

David Perry

David Perry

Director of Investor Advancement

Tom Jennings

Tom Jennings

International Program Director

Rachel Andrews

Rachel Andrews

International Program Director

Sharon Gray

Sharon Gray

Director of Finance and Human Resources

Erin Blad

Erin Blad

IT Director

Hannah Eloge

Hannah Eloge

Communications Director

Leona Strait

Leona Strait

Accounting Manager

Juree Wilson

Juree Wilson

Community Partnership Manager

Bethany Parker

Bethany Parker

Community Partnership Manager

Lynnae Supplee

Lynnae Supplee

Community Partnership Manager

Stephanie Mutert

Stephanie Mutert

Community Partnership Manager

Anna McConnell

Anna McConnell

Travel Manager

Katie Walter

Katie Walter

Travel Manager

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