Unify. Empower. Strengthen.

Our mission is to see hope restored and lives transformed by helping people and places realize their full potential. We are committed to growing relationships, strengthening families and individuals, and empowering neighborhood communities. By uniting professional, neighborhood, and faith-based leaders, 1HOPE provides the focus, momentum and leadership required to realize our vision.

“The local church is the hope of the world, and its future rests primarily in the hands of its leaders.”

— Bill Hybels

Faith-Based Network

1HOPE provides the opportunities, systems and processes to help your Church engage in serving opportunities that target and impact some of the greatest areas of community need.


Pastor Ron Auch Jr.


Pastor Ian Gerrard


Pastor Kevin Taylor


Right: Brad Williams 
Left: Milt Thompson

Co-lead Pastors


Pastor Dan Stanford


Pastor Rafael Escobedo


Kerri Parker

Executive Director

Lead Minister Brian Gorman

Brian Gorman

Lead Minister

Professional Network

By partnering with 1HOPE, you can ensure your professional support will be focused on the greatest areas of community need: uniting people, fostering hope in foster youth and foster families, and transforming neighborhoods. With 1HOPE, your contributions have added research, focus and community energy providing a unified foundation for success.

Professional Partners


Tanisha Collins-Johnson

Community Relations Representative WI-Medicaid

Erik Kennedy

Erik Kennedy

Community Relations Coordinator
Sr., Community Relations

Katie Chada

Katie Chada

Community Outreach Coordinator


Advisory Board

The advisory board is comprised of community business leaders who provide non-binding, strategic advice to the 1HOPE Board of Directors.


Ray Knight, MBA
Advisory Board Chair


James McPhaul

James McPhaul, MBA
Advisory Board Member


Neighborhood Network

Our Neighborhood Advocates are fueled by a passion to serve our neighbors relationally, practically, and spiritually to build better trust and community.

Pastor Roy Peeples

Roy Peeples
Pastor, Turning Point Life Church

Neighborhood Advocates


Dion Walker

Neighborhood Advocate Volunteer

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