To contact staff via email, click on their name below.


Deborah Holcombe –  Work Team Director
Dave Keith – Asset Manager
Lori McClain Operations Director, Church Relations
Dekontee Rayburn -HR
Kristen Reisor – Administrative Assistant
Rob Ruzanic – Development Coordinator
Larissa Smith – Communications/Finance Manager
Ellen Spangler – Events Manager
Salima Watson – Intern Director

Rob Prestowitz – Executive Director



James Russell – Programming Director
Emily Kennedy – Children’s Programming Director
Aaron Orr – StreetLeader Director
Luke Orr – Sports Ministry Director

Josh Gregor  Camp Victory Director
Lyn Myers – Camp Promise Director
Andrew Harrison – Camp Hope Director
Seth Pearson – Camp Freedom Director
Naomi Rider– Camp Amen Director
Than Peterson – Camp Harmony Director

Ryan Martin – Sports Ministry Assistant Director
Emory Marshal – Camp Promise Assistant Director
Miayarra Neal – Camp Amen Assistant Director


URBANPROMISE ACADEMY – 8th-12th grades:

Joel Orr – Director

Christina Choe
Lawrence Bain Manley
Ryan Martin
Luke Orr
Vanessa Russell
Tim Straub


URBANPROMISE SCHOOL – Pre-K to 6th grade

Rhonda Raines – Principal
Denise McMillan
Tim Lewis

Magen Weight – Pre-K
Tonia Koehler – Kindergarten
Gabe Harvey – 1st/2nd Grade
Shannon Roberson – 3rd Grade
Anna Werley – 4th Grade
Adam Spangler – 5th/6th Grade

Eli Raison – After Care Director



Isla Meyer
Amanda Smith

UrbanPromise International Interns

Kangar Topoe – Liberia
Giftie Umo – Nigeria
Sarah Atai – Uganda
John Kathuri – Kenya
Non-Discrimination Policy 
DRAFT (to be run by legal counsel prior to being official): Under Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as a faith-based, religious organization, Urban Promise Wilmington has the legal right to, and does, hire only those candidates that adhere to a strong Biblical life of faith (as defined by the Apostles’ Creed). Urban Promise Wilmington conducts hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual.

Policy Information – click for information