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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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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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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Headquarters Directors

Cadence headquarters directors provide supervision and leadership to the mission through leadership development, human resources, accounting, and communications.

Paul Cassidy, Director of Mobilization
Natalie Harper, CFO/Director of Finance
Stacy Wiens, Director of Communications

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
Todd Tillapaugh, U.S. Military

Field Leaders:
Craig Jentink, Central USA
Brian Kleager, Europe
Dave Lambert, Asia
Danny Perez, Eastern 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.

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