Board of Directors
Jason is a pastor at Randolph Street Baptist Church in Charleston, W.Va. Jason’s undergraduate work in social work allowed him to work in a number of nonprofit organizations, including Sojourners Women’s Shelter, the Mountain Mission and as a chaplain at the Union Mission Crossroads Men’s Shelter in Charleston. Jason serves as the president of Hope for Appalachia. He holds a bachelor's degree in social work degrees from West Virginia State University, a master's of divinity from Virginia Beach Theological Seminary and a doctor of ministry from The Master’s Seminary.
Roger is a certified public accountant and the chief financial officer of the law firm Bailey & Glasser, LLP, regionally headquartered in Charleston, W.Va. Previously, Roger served as the CFO and chief economist for SKadvisors, LLP, the CFO of Heritage Communications Corporation and as a senior internal auditor for Brevard County, Florida. Roger graduated from Liberty University with a bachelor's degree in accounting.
Andrew is an attorney at the law firm Bowles Rice, LLP in Charleston, W.Va. Andrew is admitted to practice law in the state of West Virginia, federal courts, and the United States Court of Appeals 4th Circuit. Andrew earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Marshall University and a doctor of jurisprudence from West Virginia University.
Michael is a program manager for Step by Step Charleston. He also is a pastor of Risen City Church and a youth community outreach coordinator of Resurrection Church. Previously, Michael was the after-school director of the Charleston Resource Center and a program manager for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Charleston/Saint Albans.
Keith is a banking officer and associate relationship manager with BB&T Wealth and has more than eight years of banking experience. He holds a B.A. from Appalachian Bible College and an M.A. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Julia Moran is a graduate of Marshall University and has worked most recently in banking as a trust advisor. She enjoys community service and has served as treasurer for Daymark, a youth service organization, and as a founding member and board president of Charleston’s Main Street, a community focused revitalization organization.
Jason casts the overall vision for Hope For Appalachia, offers leadership and guidance and ministers to the men in our transitional living program.
Kyle offers leadership and guidance and ministers to men in the transitional living program.
Director of Development and Donor Relations
Erin oversees the development and management of our projects and programs. She also coordinates special events and fundraisers.
Director of Marketing and Communications
Samuel oversees the development of strategic messaging and digital marketing initiatives. He also manages our website and social media accounts.
Residential Program Director
Scott oversees the day to day operations of the transitional living program.
Director of Facilities and Resident Coach
Joshua oversees our residential facilities and ministers to men in the transitional living program.
Tracy works at our Children's Resource Center and has many years of experience in ministering to families, children and at-risk youth.