STAFF

STAFF

RYAN SKOOG VENTURE STAFF

RYAN SKOOG

Co-Founder, President

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Paul Hurckman Venture

PAUL HURCKMAN

Executive Director

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Aaron Smith Venture

AARON SMITH

Co-Founder, Brand & Technology Director

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jess jessica abt venture staff

JESS ABT

Tour Director

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tim skoog international programs director

TIM SKOOG

International Programs Director

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Angela Sikora Venture Staff Expeditions

ANGELA SIKORA

Accountant

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tiffany livingston venture staff

TIFFANY LIVINGSTON

Project Manager

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ROGER LANE

Development Coordinator

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CANDACE HURCKMAN

Grass Roots Coordinator

EMAIL CANDACE

RACHEL SKOOG

Missions Coordinator

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jessica odden venture staff

JESS ODDEN

Digital Relations Coordinator

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INTERNATIONAL STAFF & PARTNERS

INTERNATIONAL STAFF & MISSIONARIES

SONNY THWEATT

Thailand Foundation Director

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KEE HSUCH

Thailand Foundation Administrator

EMAIL KEE

MILLICENT THWEATT

Distribution Coordinator

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AUNG SAEJIANG

Hosea Center Coordinator

SMITHS

Missionaries in Thailand

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VAN RAVENHORSTS

Missionaries in Thailand

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ELLIOTTS

Missionaries in Thailand

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WYDEVENS

Missionaries in Australia

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SARA WHITEHURST

Missionary in Thailand

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KLEINJUNGS

Missionaries in Thailand

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

TIM SKOOG

Founder and Chairman, Centrav, Inc.

Tim is a serial entrepreneur and world traveler who has started 5 companies after serving in multiple executive roles at Northwest Airlines. As a humanitarian missions veteran, he has over 88 countries stamped into his passport. Tim has served on the Executive Board of the Assemblies of God World Missions (one of the largest missions boards in the world), and provides an invaluable international network of leaders spanning from Sudan and Nepal, to Burma and North Korea.

TOM TOMLINSON

CEO, Alliance Healthcare (NASDAQ: AIQ)

Tom has over 25 years experience as an Executive Officer at multiple publicly-traded companies, including CFO of Department 56 (NYSE: DFS) and President of Harmon Solutions Group (NASDQ: APOG) before becoming the CEO of Alliance Healthcare. He holds a B.A. from the University of St. Thomas, as well as an MBA from Columbia University. Tom is also an avid cyclist, downhill skier and action sports enthusiast.

Dr. Kristen Leigh Willard

Dr. Willard taught microeconomics and strategy to MBA candidates and executives attending Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. She has traveled extensively to the countries where Venture serves. Kristen is grateful to be identified as a Venture alumna, having ridden on multiple Venture tours. She has a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from Princeton University.

STEPHEN M. HOSMER

CEO, Royale Energy (NASDAQ: ROYL)

Stephen has over 13 years experience as CEO of Royale Energy. He has served on the board of directors of Youth for Christ and is active in serving youth in his local church. An avid cyclist, Stephen joined the Present:Hope Venture tour in Oct 2011 to raise funds for families and victims of the Joplin and Tuscaloosa tornados. Stephen earned his MBA from Pepperdine University.

ROGER LANE

CEO, True North Strategies

Roger A. Lane has distinguished himself as a leader in church and institutional fund-raising. Roger has conducted campaigns across the nation for decades ranging in size from $300,000 to $34 million. Roger’s currently consults non-profit leaders in team building, stewardship education, board leadership, and mentoring.

MARK GEIER J.D.

Partner, Larkin & Hoffman Attorneys at Law

Mark is a veteran lawyer and outside general counsel. He has been a partner in several firms for decades. He also has personally served in multiple countries around the world, with a particular interest in Southeast Asia. He holds a J.D. from the University of Minnesota.

LINDA FURRY

Executive Vice President, AFC Travel

Linda Furry is a living example of diversity overcoming discrimination as a female Native American who rose to executive levels in several corporations. Linda has been in the travel business for over 35 years. As a traveling humanitarian, she has a particular focus on empowering women internationally.