Our Leadership

Ray Chow, Global Resources and Services
Ray comes to TEAM with a diverse background and strong track record in leading change, building teams and developing people in a broad range of environments including consulting, financial services, operations and ministry. He is helping TEAM globalize our services and operations including the structure of global hubs, training and development, and the interface of resources and services from the United States and Canada to our worldwide organization.

Steve Dresselhaus, Americas
Steve has served with TEAM since 1982 working as a missionary in Venezuela and Mexico. Serving with his wife, Lois, he focused on church planting, ministry area leadership, and ministries of compassion and creation care.

Lorraine Green, Africa
In 1980, Lorraine traveled from snowy Minnesota to sunny Chad, teaching literacy and Bible to the student wives of theological students. She is building on her experience with the African culture and in education to explore fresh initiatives and networks among church and mission leaders.

Scott Henson, International Director
Combining a background in ministry, business, and higher education, Scott has served God’s purposes in all corners of the globe. Whether ministering to refugees in Asia, turning around a struggling publishing business, doing church planting, or teaching international law and business, Scott leads with energy and grace in the pursuit of excellence for God’s glory. He has a particular passion for seeing God’s people mobilized to serve in cross-cultural ministry – the fields are white for harvest!

Elmer Lorenz, Operations
Elmer and his wife Lynn served as missionaries in Indonesia for 19 years before Elmer was asked to lead TEAM’s operations group. He brings a strong understanding of business and ministry leadership, guiding TEAM in all aspects of operations and financial management to ensure integrity, efficiency, and legal compliance.

Nicholas Morgan, Legal and Policy
Prior to his service with TEAM, Nicholas managed his own legal consulting firm and served as Executive Director of a missions organization. Nick enjoys adventure in every form and his role at TEAM allows him to combine his experience and interests for the Kingdom.

Tanya Nace, Mobilization
With a background in college recruiting and mission mobilization, Tanya loves helping mission coaches grow in their mobilization skills to help candidates find their perfect fit overseas. She is passionate about collaborative learning and partnerships and is excited to see TEAM’s missionary force grow worldwide. Tanya is married to Jonathan, her husband of eight years.

John Nicely, International Personnel
John and his wife, Judy, served as TEAM field missionaries in Venezuela and Spain for 16 years. With a background in engineering and education, John leads the International Personnel department in our Carol Stream, IL offices providing Member Care and administrative support for our current and former international field workers.

John Niemeyer, Europe
With a mix of MBA and seminary training, John has worked in aerospace, printing and distribution – even as a whitewater-rafting guide. John and his wife, Sandy, spent 15 years in Europe actively engaged in making disciples in a cross-cultural, post-modern context.

Brent Preston, Muslim Ministry
Brent and his wife, Nicole, served with TEAM in various locations within the former Soviet Union. He has also worked among Muslims in Java, Indonesia, and in Dagestan, Russia. Brent oversees TEAM’s work among Muslim people worldwide.

Matthew Sheers, Chief Financial Officer
Matthew grew up in Colombia as a TEAM MK, later becoming a CPA specializing in international taxation. After serving on TEAM's Board of Directors, he is now using his experience and expertise to take a more hands on role in implementing God’s special vision for TEAM. He and his wife, Sandy, live in Parker, Colorado.

Terri Stucky, Marketing and Communications
With a background in a wide variety of marketing roles, Terri joined TEAM to utilize her talents to bring glory to God. Responsible for the Marketing and Communications at TEAM, Terri is passionate about seeking out new and innovative ways to equip disciples and further His Kingdom.

Nancy Sturrock, South Asia
Nancy has spent over 30 years in Asia as a TEAM missionary and in various leadership roles within the Global Leadership of TEAM.  Piloting our first Global Hub, Nancy is based in Chiang Mai, Thailand and will be working to develop teams of people, infastructure and services for the region of Asia.

Doug Witzig, East Asia
Doug and his wife Jennifer served as TEAM field missionaries in Hong Kong and the surrounding region for 16 years. With experience in Business as Mission (BAM), Doug now helps TEAM launch new and innovative projects worldwide, opening doors to the least reached.

TEAM Board Members

Ralph Friebel (Chair)
Entrepreneur

Ron Anderson
Managing Director & President, Financial Advisor, Plan A Wealth Management

Rev. Steve Beirn
Global Ministries Pastor, Calvary Church, Lancaster PA

Diana Knutsen 
Former Associate Dean for Personal Care and Counseling, Columbia International University

Don Kowalenko 
Corporate and Commercial Lawyer, Dentons Canada

Scott Landon 
Executive Director, Wheaton Bible Church

Dr. Michael Lawrence
Chief of Surgery, Kaiser Permanente

Don Mortenson
Senior Vice President for Planning and Administration, Seattle Pacific University

Paul Refior
Trial Attorney, Refior Law Office

Janet Mortenson Stump
Executive Director, ACSI Education Foundation

Yvonne Thigpen
President, Evangelical Training Association

Want to learn more about becoming a missionary? Start the conversation now.Get Started