David Schroeder

David and his wife, Joyce, have served with Cadence International since 1980, with David in the role of President since 1995. David oversees the mission, direction, and values of Cadence, as well as day-to-day operations. David’s heart for reaching the military with the gospel was ignited as a college student in 1981 when he joined the first Malachi Singers team. David has a Bachelors in Biblical Studies and an MA in Biblical Counseling.

Paul Bradley
VP for Affiliate and Foreign Military Ministries

Paul came to Christ as a young Seabee in the Navy and was discipled at a Cadence hospitality house. He and his wife, Sandra, have ministered with Cadence for over 30 years with Student Ministry and Foreign Military Ministry. Paul has a BA in Theology with a Youth Ministry minor.

Natalie Harper
CFO/VP for Administration

As God provides resources to sustain the work of Cadence, Natalie is responsible for maintaining systems of good stewardship, fiscal accountability, and transparent financial reporting. With a Bachelors of Administration in Accounting, a Masters of Nonprofit Management, and over 15 years of nonprofit financial management experience, Natalie considers it an honor to use her education and experience to support the work of the ministry.

Dave Hutchings
VP for Field Ministries

He and his wife, Andrea, have served in a variety of Cadence ministries over the past 15 years. Dave joined Cadence because of his desire to be part of the tremendous impact and multiplication that happens through ministry to the military. He oversees field operations, movement of staff, and provides leadership to an exceptional team of field leaders. Dave has a BA in Biblical Theology and Youth Ministry.

Brian Kleager
VP for Strategic Partnerships and Public Relations

Brian and his wife, Aimee, first experienced Cadence in 1999 while stationed in Germany. Brian was an Army officer for six years in the 1st Armored Division and 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. In 2008 they joined Cadence and directed the Graf Haus in Germany for eight years. Serving God by loving military personnel and their families, especially through hospitality and discipleship, is part of who they are and what they love to do! Brian was then Field Leader for the Europe staff for five years. Brian has a BS in Criminal Justice from Texas Christian University and an MDiv from Denver Seminary.


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. Cadence board members are also prayer warriors in ministry to the military.

John Albers, Chairman
Drew Arliskas, Vice-Chairman
Cassie Branstrom, Secretary
Lori Davis
Cynthia Dick
Stan Fisher
Albert Jarrell
Jason Owen
Stanley Queen
Thom Scheffel
David Schroeder

Field Leaders

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

Field Leaders:
Tim and Rebecca Hawkins, Europe
Craig and Kim Jentink, Central USA
Nate and Louise Johnson, West/Pac
Dave and Bonnie Lambert, Asia
Danny and Kathryn Perez, Eastern USA


Cadence Directors are connected to the Headquarters and provide leadership and supervision to the following departments:

Paula Byrd, Director of Accounting
Stephanie Caudle, Director of Mobilization
Myra Pasco, Director of Human Resources
Gene Poppino, Director of Pastoral Care
Cathy Rozmiarek, Director of Ministry of Partnership Development
Angie Sprague, Director of Alumni
Stacy Wiens, Director of Communications