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
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
Drake Armstrong – Camp Freedom Director
Miayrra Neal– Camp Amen Director
Anjanea’ Wilmore – Camp Harmony Director

Ryan Martin – Sports Ministry Assistant Director
Emory Marshal – Camp Promise Assistant Director
Marcus Martin – Camp Victory Assistant Director

URBANPROMISE ACADEMY – 8th-12th grades:

Joel Orr – Director of the Academy

Christina Choe – Math
Lawrence Bain Manley – English
Ryan Martin – Career Counselor
Luke Orr – History
Vanessa Russell – Spanish

Tim Straub – Science

URBANPROMISE SCHOOL – Pre-K to 6th grade

Rhonda Raines – Principal
Denise McMillan – Admin
Tim Lewis – Dean of Culture


Isla Meyer

UrbanPromise International INTERNS

Kangar Topoe – Liberia
Giftie Umo – Nigeria
John Kathuri – Kenya

UrbanPromise offers its programs to students regardless of race, gender, color, creed national or ethnic origin