Serving Christ together with you

Our leadership team supports the people and purposes of Cadence International.


Cadence Executive Leadership provides overall strategic planning, direction, shepherding, stewardship, and spiritual guidance to the mission and vision of Cadence International.

David Schroeder, President

David was born and raised with his five siblings on the mission field of northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. His parents ministered to the lumbermen and fishermen in the remote town of Tahsis. Joining Cadence International originally to perform with the Malachi Singers, his heart for reaching the military with the gospel has steered his thirty plus years of ministry.

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Matthew Bachali, Vice President for Human Resources

Matthew was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and lived in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska & Colorado before graduating from the University of Northern Colorado in 1991. Married in 1992 to Jill, the Bachalis have been in vocational ministry (Church Pastor, Camp Director and now serving with Cadence International) for 24 years. Matthew’s heart for recruiting, training and releasing passionate ministers to military communities around the world, makes his role very satisfying.

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Natalie Harper, CFO/Director of Finance

In January of 2000, Natalie moved to Colorado with an accounting degree and a heart to serve the Lord. She began her career in nonprofit financial management, which led her to Cadence in 2008. Natalie considers it a privilege to serve the Lord in her role at Cadence, as well as being mom to her adopted daughter, Alaya.

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Dick Reynolds, Vice President for Administration and Communication

The oldest of seven siblings (six younger sisters), Dick was born while his parents were stationed in the army at Ft Sheridan, IL at the close of WW II. A Vietnam era army veteran, the military has always been close to his heart. He considers serving with Cadence these 24 years a great privilege.

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Todd Tillapaugh, Vice President for Field Ministries

Todd was raised in Denver, Colorado and started serving with Cadence as an intern in 1985. Todd has a deep passion for the local church and loves playing basketball. Todd has three children and he and wife Karla live in Westminster, CO.

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Division and Field Leaders

Cadence division and field leaders provide supervision, oversight, shepherding, and care for staff and their families located in a region or specific ministry around the world.

Division Leaders:
Paul Bradley, Foreign Armed Forces
Jay Kayll, Alumni
Todd Tillapaugh, U.S. Military

Field Leaders:
Craig Jentink, Central USA
Brian Kleager, Europe
Dave Lambert, Asia
Danny Perez, Eastern USA
Dick Reynolds, Ambassadors and Western USA
Jim Turnage, LifeCompass

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors provides overall governance and guidance for the mission of Cadence International and oversight to the stewardship of its staff and finances. Coming from diverse backgrounds, board members offer their own expertise and life experiences to the organization. Board members also periodically visit staff on the field where they obtain a first-hand view and connection to the people and ministries they serve.

Terry Anderson, Board Chairman
John Albers, Board Vice-Chairman
David Jongeward, Board Secretary
David Schroeder
Drew Arliskas
Patricia Cole
Claudia Ingram
Albert Jarrell
Thom Scheffel
Cindy Zulli