Melvin Benford

Mel has been a trusted friend and adviser to the founder for a few years. He brings a wealth ministry experience with him. He is currently Executive Pastor of Congregational Care and Outreach for  New Community Church in Park Forest Illinois. He has over 30 years of service in multiple ministries in that time frame. His experience is an integral part of the spiritual formation component of the foundation with strong mentoring skills. He is married to Ann and they have 2 grown up children. He is retired from United Parcel service after 32 years of service