Eric and Susan Mills are the co-founders of Faces With Names. This ministry to care for orphans can be traced back to the initial call Susan felt to adopt in 2001. Susan currently serves as an Elementary Special Ed. Teacher. Her heart for the vulnerable and those with special needs is filled with compassion. Eric is an ordained pastor and obtained his M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary. Through his role in ministry, Eric has traveled to over 30 countries working with strategic partners to spread the Gospel. Their own adoption journey, which brought their daughter home from China in 2012, laid the groundwork for a church orphan care ministry and Eric’s work with orphanages around the world. Faces With Names is an answer to the call God has placed on their lives to care for vulnerable & orphaned children. Eric and Susan reside in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, with their three children.
Rena Gainey has over 20 years experience working with John Deere, a Fortune 500 company. She has held positions in internal audit, diversity consulting/cultural training, new business integration, including mergers, acquisitions and new business startups relating to the company corporate compliance program. Recently, Rena completed her certification as a John Maxwell Coach and Trainer. Her newest role at John Deere includes Leadership Development/Global Talent, training some of the highest level leaders across the organization. Rena has traveled to over 30 countries through her job and on mission trips. Her heart has been captured by the country of Burma, where she and her husband adopted an orphanage just outside of Yangon and now are the proud US parents of 41 wonderful kids in Burma. She has made a life-long commitment to these children by pouring into them financially, emotionally and spiritually. Rena and her husband, Neil, live in Eldridge, Iowa.
Randy Johnson currently serves as the CEO of North Woods Aquafarm, LLC, and is a co-founding member of JFour Partners, LLC. He has a broad range of experience with residential and commercial real estate development as well as business ventures. Randy also holds his MA in Counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary. Randy, his wife, Jennifer, and their children currently reside in Canon City, Colorado.
Matt Pendergraff is the Discipleship Pastor and Communications Director at Bartlesville Southern Baptist Church in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Prior to this position, Matt and his wife owned a creative agency for 21 years, where they served clients from all over the world in print and interactive communications. Matt has also been an adjunct professor at Oklahoma Wesleyan University for 6 years, instructing in branding, graphic design, and creative thinking. Matt and his wife, Barbara, have 3 kids of their own and 3 foster daughters. The entire family has a heart for orphans and has co-founded Insight Ministries along with their pastor. Insight Ministries seeks to care for school-aged orphans in rural areas of Zimbabwe.
Brian Stotts has contributed his creative talents to impact a wide variety of industries with high quality productions in graphic and web design, marketing, advertising, printing, publishing and photography. During his 30 years of experience owning and operating MediaExcitement, his own agency, his clients have included Ford Motor Co., Wal-Mart, Xcel Energy, Saks 5th Ave. and Ingersoll-Rand, as well as numerous professional sport franchises, including the Denver Broncos and Anaheim Angels. Brian is also an ordained pastor and enjoys ministry to men, prison ministry and marriage ministry with his wife, Dee. Brian and Dee have five children and live in Greeley, Colorado.