MOV is blessed with mature, godly leaders with experience in business, church and non-profit management.
Jamie Jackson, Member
At 33, Jamie was appointed to the Federal Home Loan Bank Board by President Reagan in 1981. He then built and operated Commonwealth Mortgage into one of the top 5 U.S mortgage companies, and later served as the Mid-Atlantic Practice Director for CSC’s Financial Services group until his medical retirement in 2010. As a “committed layperson for Jesus Christ”, Jamie has been teaching the bible for over 45 years. He attends McLean Bible Church’s Prince William Campus, where he and his wife Pam started and led the senior adult ministry ENCORE! Jamie and Pam have been married for 47 years and have 2 children and 5 grandchildren.
Peter Larison, Member
Peter and Lisa have been married 34 years. He and his family enjoy visits to see the extended family in the Cincinnati area, and love the beaches in the Carolinas, and in Florida. Peter has spoken in four countries for Men of Valor and is sold out for the MOV mission! Peter and family attend Reston Bible Church in Sterling, VA, and in his spare time, he enjoys biking, hiking, reading, diving and sailing whenever possible, and spending time with his wife and two daughters. Peter is a former officer of the Marines and a systems engineer.
Mike Renner, Member
Mike is a senior business leader with over 30 years of business experience and a keen interest in international ministry. Mike has 4 grown sons and he and Kathy have been married for 28 years. He has successfully advised multiple business and ministry start-ups. He and Kathy attend Park Valley Church in Gainesville, VA. Mike is committed to reaching men for the Gospel and the future of the church.
Brad Smith, Acting Chairman
Brad Smith has been involved with men’s ministry for about 30 years. Brad has a B.A. in Bible from Houghton College and received additional training under Dr. Aubrey Malphurs at Dallas Theological Seminary in church and ministry strategic planning. Brad and Mary Kay have been married 35 years and have three grown children. They live in Virginia where they attend Centreville Baptist Church in Centreville. Brad works full time as a government contractor.
Luke Snavely, Treasurer
Luke and Anastasiya have been married one year. Luke is the president of Dennis L Baum & Co., of Palmyra, PA. He is an IRS Enrolled Agent and has been a professional bookkeeper and tax preparer for ten years. He has provided bookkeeping services for several nonprofits as well as served as treasurer for one ministry. Luke is firmly committed to the MOV mission and joined Brad as a speaker at a conference in Tanzania in 2017. Luke and Anastasiya attend Lebanon Valley Bible Church in Lebanon, PA.
James Wills, Secretary
James and Liz have been married 30 years and have raised 3 children. They have served in churches in a variety of teaching and service roles. James has served on the leadership teams of two churches and has actively participated in men’s ministry. They currently attend New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA. James works full time as a communications systems engineer.
Bruce Campbell, Ministry Advisor
Bruce is the Executive Pastor at Reston Bible Church in Sterling, Va. He was recently the President of HeMemics Biotechnologies. His 35 plus years in business and ministry have spanned a large spectrum of work and assignments in the body of Christ giving him an unusually broad base of experiences. Married for 34 years to his sweetheart, Diana, they share the joy of four grown children, their spouses, and five grandchildren. Bruce has shared the teaching responsibilities at two MOV conferences with Brad, traveling to India and Africa.
Mark Seager, Ministry Advisor
Mark is a pastor at Cedar Run Community Church in Oak Hill, Va. He has pastored in England and in the US for over 15 years. Prior to pastoring, Mark was a Civil/Environmental Engineer for 12 years. Mark and his wife, Karen, were married in 1996 and have 4 children. Mark has been involved in planning and praying for Men of Valor since its inception. He has joined Brad in Zambia and Tanzania for three conferences, and taught MOV material to church leaders in Guatemala and Nicaragua.