Founder and CEO
He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Passion Center for Children. By profession, Chris is an Information Technology (IT) Executive with over 31 years’ experience managing large business units and IT/Business Process outsourcing transactions. His experience includes both domestic and international operations. Chris has managed P&L in excess of $630 Million annually and managed a global employee population of 4,500 professionals. Chris has been involved in domestic and international missions for 19 years including multiple trips to Africa and Romania. He has a wonderful wife and 4 adult children. Chris is a veteran of the US Army. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Management.
Dave Kirkey, CPA, CFP
He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Passion Center for Children. Dave is an accomplished business man and entrepreneur. He is the president and founder of Kirkey & Co, Inc. CPA’s, a tax and accounting firm that focuses on the development, planning and management of small to medium sized businesses in addition to assisting individuals with taxes, investments and personal financial planning. His firm has 400 individual and business clients and manages $30 million in investments. Prior to Kirkey & Co, Dave worked 8 years for KPMG. Dave is a cum laude graduate of The Ohio State University Fisher School of Business. His wife, Stacey, is also his practice manager. They have two wonderful daughters.
Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
With 20 years of service-focused and performance-driven analyst and program leadership achievements, Rob has been recognized throughout his career for commitment to customer service and problem resolution. He is an engaging leader managing cross-functional PMs, developers, and analysts to deliver value-added solutions to clients. A graduate from Cedarville University, Rob holds an MBA from the Ohio State University where he was recognized with multiple academic and leadership awards. He currently leads a PMO delivery team within CenturyLink’s Strategic Planning division. Married with two daughters and a son, Rob has served on seven mission trips across Africa, Europe, and Central America.
Kurt lives a life of servant leadership following a distinguished career in Ohio public policy. A former managing partner at the Bricker & Eckler law firm, Kurt served as the top lawyer to an Ohio governor and a leader to Ohio’s politicians and legal community. He is a graduate of Ohio State’s Moritz College of Law following his undergraduate degree from Hastings College. Kurt and his wife Julie are also active members in their local church in Hilliard, Ohio. They have 2 daughters and 1 son.
Joe is a seasoned executive with Honda Federal Credit Union. Joe has thirty years’ experience in the financial services industry. Joe has been engaged in oversight of a variety of disciplines including: strategic planning, staff and leader development, lending, customer service, facilities, as well as human resources. Most of Joe’s experience has been in senior and executive leadership role of mid-sized, national credit union. Given that credit unions are non-profit financial institutions that carry the motto—“People helping People”, supporting the Passion Center/Zomba region has been a natural fit. Joe has a wife and a teenage son. He has been involved in a variety of ministries including: Children’s ministries, Life Group leader and Discipleship.
Greg is a management professional who brings over 25 years of both private and public sector, customer-focused business experience; including 16 years in outside sales & sales management and over 9 years in personnel management. In his current position with the State of Ohio, Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, Greg relies on his experience in sales and marketing, training, public speaking, and management to lead his employees and office staff.
Greg graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio with a B.S. in Business Administration. He and his wife, Cheryl have four adult children, and enjoy serving together in various ministries within their local church, and on multiple trips to Malawi.
Graduate of “The” Ohio State University with a BS and MA. Former educator has been in the restaurant industry for 40+ years at various levels of leadership and ownership. Steve has been part of successful management teams that have developed concepts into 15 to 50 store chains. Currently, the President / CEO of Ulrey Foods, Inc dba Flyers Pizza & Subs, ranked #6 among independent pizzerias in the US according to Pizza Today magazine.