Young Life Leadership

Every title in Young Life — from regional director to area director to staff associates and vice presidents — represents a man or a woman whom God has gifted to help reach every kid. The design of the ministry allows each part of Young Life to run smoothly while still training and mentoring the new staff who answer the call each year.

​​​​Newt Crenshaw


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Tricia Blake

Chief Learning Officer

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Scott Brill

Chief Financial Officer

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Chad Edwards

Group Senior Vice President of U.S. West

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Dan Jessup

Group Senior Vice President of Latin America/Caribbean, Europe and FSU

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Steve Larmey

Group Senior Vice President of Africa/Middle East and Asia/Pacific

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Eric ​Scofield

Chief Development Officer

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Wiley Scott

Group Senior Vice President of U.S. East

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Steve Thompson

Chief Operating Officer

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Shelley Meador

Chief Human Resources Officer

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Young Life Board of Trustees

Friends of Young Life can be found all over the world, from corporate America to church sanctuaries to academia and even professional sports. Individuals from these and many other areas comprise the Young Life Board of Trustees, a group that is responsible for supporting the integrity and vision of the mission.

Michael Stain - Chair

SVP Regional Manager

Citizens Business Bank

Clovis, CA

Nanette Ballbach

Retired Employment Counselor

Bryn Mawr, PA

Sue Beré

Retired Family Therapist

Neenah, WI

John Brandon

Retired Vice President, International

Apple, Inc.

Atherton, CA

Andrew "Andy" Code


Promus Equity Partners

Naples, FL

Newt Crenshaw

President and CEO

Young Life

Colorado Springs, CO

Doug Eaton

President and CEO

Paradise Valley, AZ

L. Brooks Entwistle

Managing Director and GM



Heriberto "Berto" Guerra Jr.

Chair and CEO

Avanzar Interior Technologies

San Antonio, TX

Promod Haque

Senior Managing Partner

Norwest Venture Partners

Saratoga, CA

Bill Haslam

Former Governor

State of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN​

Jacqueline Holland

Children's Education Specialist
Lantern Community Services

Co-founder of

New York, NY

John Hummel


AIS Capital Management, L.P.

Naples, FL

Susan Hutchison

Chair Emeritus

Washington State Republican Party

Seattle, WA​

Reginald "Regg" L. Jones III

Founder and Managing Partner

Greenbriar Equity Group LLC

Riverside, CT​

Clyde Lear

Retired Chair and CEO

Learfield Communications, Inc.

Jefferson City, MO

Terry Looper

Founder and CEO

Texon L.P.

Houston, TX

Kevin McVaney


Denver, CO

Curtis B. McWilliams


Ardmore Shipping Corporation

Winter Park, FL

Harold D. Melton


Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP

Atlanta, GA

Susan Peterson

Owner, Cabell's Designs

Owner, Relish

Peachtree Corners, GA

Chris Roberts

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Global Food and Beverage

Ecolab, Inc.

Edina, MN

Mark Rodriguez


Owner, The Growers Company Inc.
Owner, R&S Mexican Food Products

Yuma, AZ

Kathy Stevens


Opex Corporation

Dallas, TX

Thomas L. Thomas

Retired CEO

CSI Division
Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting Group

Ann Arbor, MI​​

Franklin Tseng


Tseng Brothers Investments Ltd.

Hong Kong

Phyllis J. Washington


Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation

Missoula, MT

​Mark Zoradi

Retired CEO

Cinemark Theaters - Plano, TX

Burbank, CA

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