Andy Read

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      Mr. Read is a graduate of  Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.  At Pepperdine University's School of Business and Management, Mr. Read received a Bachelor of Science in Management degree and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree from the graduate school.

      Mr. Read is the Co-Founder of the Evangelical Development Ministry where he is actively engaged in providing on-site counsel and training for Christian institutions.  He also has served as the first U.S. National Director for the Development Association for Christian Institutions (DACI), working in the areas of planning, marketing, major donor programs, foundation grants, and staff support.  His prior experience includes serving full time with Campus Crusade for Christ for 12 years in various development and management positions. 

      Mr. Read also has extensive experience in training new and senior staff members of major ministries, including Campus Crusade for Christ, in successful support-raising and maintenance methods from both a philosophical as well as a practical standpoint.

      Additionally, Mr. Read has lectured at many conferences including the Christian Management Institute, the Conference on the Church and Disabilities, DACI and other private training conferences.  He has trained representatives from both national and international ministries in development and management.  He also frequently provides training internationally.



Vice President

Holmes Bryan

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     Mr. Bryan is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana.  While at Louisiana Tech University, Mr. Bryan majored in Civil Engineering.  During his senior year, he was elected president of the Civil Engineering Honor Society which became the Chi Epsilon Honor Fraternity during that same year.  He was also awarded the Outstanding Senior of 1976 by the Louisiana Tech chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

      Mr. Bryan is active in his church in leadership roles including vice chairman of the Deacon Board, and he has served as chairman of various church committees.

      Mr. Bryan also served as Internal Development Consultant for Campus Crusade for Christ which included responsibilities for guiding the planning and implementation of the development programs of many of Campus Crusade's U.S. and international ministries as well as planning and modeling of new development programs by the central development office.  Previous experience with Campus Crusade for Christ includes Director of Foundation Relations, Director of Development Systems, Director of Current Giving, and Director of Development.

      Mr. Bryan was also responsible for the design and implementation of a successful staff support training program for Latin American national staff with Campus Crusade for Christ.

      Additionally, Mr. Bryan has lectured at the Development Association for Christian Institute=s national conferences and at the Christian Stewardship Council's "Funding the Christian Challenge" conference on topics including the raising of funds from foundations, development systems, and development services.

      Currently, Mr. Bryan serves full time as the Vice President of the Evangelical Development Ministry where his primary responsibilities include providing development counseling and training for Christian ministries.



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Brenda Read

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  September 2021  
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