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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Cadence board members are also prayer warriors in ministry to the military.
John Albers, Chairman
Drew Arliskas, Vice-Chairman
Dave Jongeward, Secretary
Cadence field leaders provide supervision, oversight, shepherding, and care for staff and their families located in a region or specific ministry around the world.
Craig and Kim Jentink, Central USA
Tim and Rebecca Hawkins, Europe
Dave and Bonnie Lambert, Asia
Danny and Kathryn Perez, Eastern USA
Paul and Sandra Bradley, West/Pac
Cadence Directors are connected to the Headquarters and provide leadership and supervision to the following departments:
Paula Byrd, Director of Accounting
Paul Cassidy, Director of Mobilization
Myra Pasco, Director of Human Resources
Gene Poppino, Director of Pastoral Care
Angie Sprague, Director of Alumni
Stacy Wiens, Director of Communications