Meet Our U.S. Team
Travis Rutland has worked for Global Servants since 1997. During that time, he has worked as the International Director for West Africa and the Chief of Operations. Travis currently serves as the President of Global Servants. In addition to his role at Global Servants, Travis is the Lead Pastor at The Church at Liberty Square in Cartersville, Georgia.
A native of Georgia, Travis holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree from Southeastern University. Travis has been married to his wife, Courtney, since 1997 and they reside in Cartersville, Georgia. They have three sons, Mark, Owen and Liam.
Dr. Mark Rutland
Founder / Executive Director of the NICL
Dr. Mark Rutland is the Founder of Global Servants. He is a New York Times Best Selling author, educator, charismatic leader, businessman and a nationally recognized figure in Christian higher education. Dr. Rutland has been married to his wife Alison for more than 50 years now. They reside in the greater Atlanta area.
To learn more about our Founder, please visit DrMarkRutland.com.
Chief of Staff
Rev. Ronny Brannen is the Chief of Staff at Global Servants. He is a retired Methodist Pastor of 39 years, and the past Chair of the Board of Directors for Global Servants. Ronny holds an Associate of Arts degree from Reinhardt College, Bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University, and a Master’s of Divinity degree from Emory University. Ronny has been married to his wife, Darlene, since 1978. They have two daughters and four grandchildren.
Chief Operations Officer
Tyler Ellis comes from a background of sales in corporate America. He has been in ministry for more than 10 years now in various positions. He currently serves as not only the Chief Operations Officer for Global Servants, but also as the Pastor of Family Ministries at The Church at Liberty Square in Cartersville, Georgia. Tyler has been married to his beautiful wife, Megan, since 2011. They have three children, Regan, Zeke, and Willow.
Chief Financial Officer
Tim Rutland has been the Administrative Manager and Chief Financial Officer of Global Servants since 1988. Tim holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland. Tim has been married to his wife, Wanda, for more than 50 years now. They are the parents of one daughter, Dallas Kate Rutland Cabrera, and the grandparents of Isaac, Gabriel, Susannah, Celia and Adrian Cabrera. Tim and Wanda live in Fort Myers, Florida.
Fay Inman comes to Global Servants with over 20 years of experience as an advocate nationally for girls. Through Girl Scouts, Partnerships for Success, a program of Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities, and multiple non-profit agencies, she has championed the rights of the marginalized and financially disadvantaged. Fay has been married to her husband, Kenny, since 1988. They have two daughters, Kennedy, Gussy, and grand-baby Ophelia Fay. Fay looks forward to the second chapter of her life as an international advocate, putting God’s love into action and empowering the most vulnerable through education and empowerment.
Board of Directors
John T. Bohlayer