Ann has been saved and a hearer and doer of the Word of God for 20 years now! She is a Christian who has been called to minister to God's people. Her assignment is very specific, go out and save, training, and bless those who struggle living a life of crime! This assignment also includes blessing those who are, 'behind bars'. Ann has over 20 plus years of work experience with high-risk offenders and inmates who reside behind bars as well as those on probation & parole. She was an active VIC with the Missouri Department of Corrections from 2000 - 2021. She also has over 100 training hours facilitated by the Missouri Department of Corrections. She has also authored two books, "In Jail Without the Bail" and 'Anger Management Logbook and Diary'. Ann is a Certified Anger Management Specialist, governed by the National Anger Management Association. Ann is currently studying for her Domestic Violence Certification; she hopes to complete the testing soon. Ann was also the Recipient of the 2015 NAACP Humanitarian Award. She has love for all of Gods people but has been called and has answered that call, TO SAVE LIVES BOTH SPIRITUALLY and NATURALLY! Ann has also completed her Professional Life Coach Certification(s) with Udemy,
Certified Grief Counseling, Certified Group Life Coach training as well.
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Shae is one of the ministry's original Board of Directors. She has allowed God to use her in a number of ways. She has been instrumental in helping the ministry grow by creating & producing a number of our videos. She is a Senior in college, her major is Communications with a Minor is Video & Media. We are thankful to have such a mature young adult on our team. Shae has volunteered over the years in helping those on probation & parole. May God continue to bless, guide, and protect her as she uses her skills to help those in need.
Durand has been a blessing to our ministry from the very beginning! He brings with him a wealth of work experience that is valuable to the ministry and the population we serve. Durand has over 20 plus years of work experience as a Military Officer in the Navy, over 20 years as a Police Officer, several years working with the K-9 Unit, and a number of years in security. He is well aware of the struggles and needs of those on probation & parole. We welcome his feedback and expertise. We know as he continues to move towards the things of God, he will continue to be blessing to the ministry.
Cynthia has a special love in her heart for those on probation & parole. She has over 10 years of work experience with high risk offenders in a residential facility. While working with those offenders as a Manager, she was responsible for keeping the residential financial books, collecting rent from clients, opening savings accounts, and processing monthly billing reports for the State of Missouri, (Department of Probation & Parole). We are blessed to have her as a part of our team!
Nikki knows and loves the Lord with all her heart. She too has been a blessing to our ministry. Nikki has been saved for over 10 years and is active in her local church. She displays a true Spirit of Excellence in the things she does. And this ministry is truly blessed to have her input and thoughts concerning how to be a blessing to Gods people's!
We are truly blessed to have Raykell as a part of our team. She has been serving the Lord for many years. She teaches Sunday School at her local church as well as other outreach services. She has worked with offenders and has a passion to help them get on their feet.
Roslyn has over 5 years of work experience working directly with high risk offenders. Ros gave her heart to the Lord several years ago and continues to help our ministry and those in need! Her personality, work experience and desire to help God's people is an asset to the ministry, our volunteers, and clients. Special Congratulations to Ros, she recently accepted a new position counseling men & women struggling with drugs & alcohol. We are so proud of you and your accomplishments!
Aaisha has been saved for many years. She has over 7 years of work experience working with high risk female offenders. Aaisha was quickly promoted from security monitor to case management in an effort to help those on probation and parole. Aaisha has both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Criminal Justice. We are blessed to have her a part of the team.
Todd has over 25 years of work experience in Law Enforcement. He also has a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Western Illinois University. Todd has experience on the front lines working for the University City Police Department. Soon after, he was promoted to Secret Service Detail for the Clinton Administration where he served and protected President Bill Clinton. Today, he continues to provide 'top notch' security locally. Todd's skill set is needed for our staff and clients.
Julie has over 10 years of experience working with high risk female offenders (federal & state) clients. She continues to provide security, daily needs, and encouragement to those in need. Julie truly enjoys her work and we look forward to using her gifts and talents to help our clients, their families, and volunteers. We are so proud of Julie, she successfully completed her training and is working as a Corrections Officers for a local prison! We value your lifetime of skills & dedication!
Octavia brings a long work history of skills working with female offenders that are considered high risk. She has over 6 years of work experience working directly with federal & state offenders. She looks forward to helping the ministry to grow and prosper!
Tiara is a dedicated leader with experience in problem solving and interpersonal communication. She works as a Correction Officer in the prison system. She has also worked directly with offenders on spiritual guidance, emotional and personal needs. We welcome her experience and expertise!
At the age of 19, Scott was convicted and sentenced in the State of Texas and Missouri until the age of 32. During his incarceration, he received two trades in upholstery & furniture making. He also received his Associate Degree and worked towards completing his Bachelor's degree. Scott's greatest work is working in social services with youth ex-offenders and TANF recipients. Our ministry is blessed to have Scott working with offenders and helping them turn their lives around!
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