Staff

Due to the sensitive nature of global ministry work, some  photos are not available and some names may be altered.

Dwayne Stoltzfus
Founder and Board Chair

Dwayne Stoltzfus is the Founder and Board Chair of Unite Life. He has a business background, working for over 20 years as an entrepreneur and investor with the focus of transitioning projects from startup to scale. In 2010 he moved with his family to China to start one of the first legally licensed Christian media companies in the country. After seeing the impact of the new project and the opportunity to scale to other countries, he and his wife launched Unite Life.  Dwayne is neither a dog or cat guy – he loves small monkeys and has several interesting monkey stories from his many adventures abroad.

Dwayne holds a Master of Arts degree in Missiology from Regent University. He and his wife Cherice, along with their 5 kids, currently live outside of Dallas, Texas.

Marcus Stern
Executive Director

As Executive Director, Marcus brings 20 year’s experience consulting over 50 nonprofit organizations around the world providing leadership coaching, organizational development and major gift fundraising. He holds a B.S. with a minor in Sociology from Southeastern University and a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Regent University. Marcus has helped launch multiple foundations, served as Senior Development Director with Global Media Outreach, President of PaxGlobal, Regional Director for the Jerusalem Institute of Justice and Director of Student Life with Southeastern University.

His work around the globe has given him an adventurous appetite to eat just about anything.

Maia Hinkle
Program Director

Maia is a Project Manager and an international business leader. She obtained her MBA from Rollins College focusing on international marketing and management. Maia continues to build her career around operational best practices and data within faith-based or non-profit organizations. Maia enjoys living in Texas with her husband, two children, two dogs, and a cat. Giraffes are the best animals on the planet, but Maia is well known for rescuing and protecting all of God’s creatures.

Kathleen Terrill
Director of Operations

Kathleen Terrill is an operations leader with over a decade of expertise in non-profit operations, project management, team development, and strategic execution. She’s known for being an expert plate-spinner but is also crazy for spreadsheets, coffee, design, and last-minute travel adventures with her family.

Kathleen’s heart beats for the broken, the outcast, and the ones who feel unworthy. Her greatest joy is serving God’s people, sharing the power of His love to transform hearts and encouraging others to walk in the identity and freedom found only in Jesus Christ.

Cory Rankin
Church Network Manager

After a life riddled with sin, the Lord saw fit to save Cory in January 2009. The Lord continued to be gracious to him and crossed his path with Kristy whom he would marry. God has blessed them with two beautiful kids; Gryffin James and Ada Marie. Cory’s heart’s desire is to help plant healthy churches and to equip God’s people to better understand his word.

In addition to serving as the Church Network Manager at Unite Life, Cory is a pastor at Paramount Church in Frisco, TX and is pursuing a degree in Biblical Studies from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Joel Harrison
Technology Lead

Joel Harrison is a web designer, developer, teacher, graphic artist, and photographer. His original career path was to design and create special effects for movies in Hollywood, but then things changed when he met a cute Texas red head. He decided to stay in the Fort Worth, TX area and went into web development instead and discovered a passion for system design, architecture and creating software platforms that help organizations grow and reach their goals.

When not working Joel can be found playing tabletop games with family and friends, watching movies, reading, and serving at his church.  His favorite thing to do is still hanging out with that cute red head and making memories together.

Sean Jones
Technology Support

Sean brings more than 15 years of combined software development, project management, and leadership skills to Unite Life’s team. He is able to serve partners by being a key coordinator with international teams and loves seeing solutions worked out that help get more people responding to the gospel and connected to churches.

Bob Jones
Enterprise Management Coordinator

Bob Johns helps businesses and non-profits implement data-driven enterprise management solutions for running their organizations and projects. Prior to this, he served as co-founder and CEO of a Chinese media and technology company, which shepherded people from online exposure to the Gospel into the local church. When not working, Bob can be found studying strength training routines and if there is time after studying… he’ll be at the gym!

Bob moved from China to the US in 2019 with his wife. He has a passion for raising up leaders, and for equipping people to know God and be connected into healthy Christian community.

Michael Sanford
Partnership Manager

Michael brings to our team experience in administrative and banking industries. His skills in management and finance help the structure of our organization to operate smoothly. Michael is passionate about seeing the lost find true purpose and loves connecting his finance background with ministry to help advance the Gospel to the nations.

Daniel Livingston
India Country Coordinator

Daniel Livingston is a Pastor, Teacher and Management trainer, strongly believes in changing the lives of people by motivating and shaping as better person in their career, Masters Graduate in Business and Admiration with work experiences, He brings dynamism in his style of speech and strongly believes in delivering Tailor-made sessions. Passion and Zeal are his biggest strengths. He Loves playing cricket and Music.

Katelynn Stoltzfus
Marketing Intern

Katelynn Stoltzfus is a content writer and social media specialist, who loves to share exciting stories from around the world. She has a passion for writing, music, travel, and dogs.

JinC Zhang
Engagement Intern

JinC Zhang loves learning about culture, people, and the Bible. She is a photographer, videographer and movie lover. She has a great passion for creating and sharing visual stories.