Agbeti Y. Nathaniel Adawonu | NHMI President and CEO

Nathaniel Adawonu was born in Togo West Africa but he and his wife Cherita and their three children currently reside in Florida. Through his many years of experience as a church planter, pastor and national church leader in West Africa, Nathaniel has developed a passion for starting and strengthening National, gospel-centered, church planting movements especially among Muslims. Nathaniel has spent a part of his life in West Africa, Europe, and currently the U.S. This has helped him gain tremendous…

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Willard Larose | NHMI Vice- President and Chairman of the Board
Board member since 2011

Rev. Willard Larose is a native of St. Louis MO but he and his wife Jerry are currently resident of Centerville in Maryland. He served in the U.S army for over 20 years in various capacities including Pentagon, Vietnam, Germany, special force detachment ABN Europe and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He entered into ministry in 1985. He is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America served as denominational youth pastor of the same denomination, Associate Pastor, President of a…

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George Nicholas | NHMI Board of Director & General Treasurer
Board member since 2008

George Nicholas is president and CEO of Anmar builders with extensive experience in his field. He is been building homes, commercial buildings, land development and multifamily construction in the Tampa bay area for over 28 years. Prior to that, George was a Private equity investor in real estate business, president of Suncoast Golf Inc. manages club house restaurant. He is an ordained ruling elder in Presbyterian Church in America. He is passionate and actively involved in foreign Missions.  George…

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Richard Allen Hunter | NHMI Board of Director & General Secretary
Board member since 2015

Richard was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace engineering and has a master’s degree in structural engineer from the University of South Florida. He is a principal of American consulting engineers in Florida and has led a group of structural engineers and designers over the past decade. Richard and his wife Michelle are serving the Lord at Tampa Bay Presbyterian church in various capacities and are been passionately…

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Richard W. Hayes | NHMI board of director and strategic resource development facilitator
Board member since 2015

Richard William Hayes is the chief executive officer and managing partner of Digital Lightbridge, LLC. Hayes founded Digital Lightbridge…

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Fletcher Smith | NHMI board of director and East Texas regional facilitator
Board member since 2015

Fletcher Smith is President and CEO of Counterscapes Inc. Fletcher was born in Youngstown, Ohio, but grew up in East Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1972 with a B.S. degree in building construction and worked in the construction industry prior to owning and operating his own business in Tyler Texas. Fletcher have served his local church as Ruling elder in his local and have served and led the Missions committee of the local church for the past 20 years. They are very passionate…

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