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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 Restoration Church in Bethlehem, 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 Bethlehem, Georgia. They have three sons, Mark, Owen and Liam.
Dr. Mark Rutland
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. For more information about Dr. Rutland please visit DrMarkRutland.com.
Rev. Ronny Brannen
Chief of Staff
Rev. Ronny Brannen is the new 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. He has been married to his wife, Darlene, for 42 years, and they have two daughters and four grandchildren.
Chief Operations Officer
Tyler 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 Family Life Pastor at Restoration Church in Bethlehem, Ga. Tyler is married to his beautiful wife Megan of 8 years and they have three children; Regan, Zeke, and Willow.
Chief Financial Officer
Tim Rutland holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland. He has been the Administrative Manager and Chief Financial Officer of Global Servants since 1988. Tim and his wife of 47 years, Wanda, are the parents of one daughter, Dallas Kate Rutland Cabrera, and the grandparents of Isaac, Gabriel, Susannah and Celia Cabrera. Tim and Wanda live in Deltona, 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 Kenny for over thirty years, and they have two daughters: Kennedy and Gussy. Fay is looking forward to the second chapter of her life, as an international advocate, putting God’s love in action empowering the most vulnerable through education and empowerment.
Aaron Hart comes to Global Servants with a background in Photography, Media, Videography, and Graphic Design. He has been a photographer for over 15 years and has taken part in international projects in both Haiti & Ghana, as well as short film productions, Red-carpet events, and the Maryland Independent Film Festival. Additionally, he has 15 years’ experience in the printing industry with skills in Production, Prepress, and Graphic Design. He loves to volunteer as a Photographer at his local church and has worked on various video projects. Aaron has been married to his beautiful wife, Stacey, since 2019 and they reside in Athens, Ga.
Grants & Social Media Coordinator
Makinizi Hoover received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. In 2018, she felt a strong call to ministry and fully surrendered her life and her plans to God. Since then, she has worked at the UGA Wesley Foundation mentoring college girls and helping with the freshman ministry. Makinizi has a passion for helping people live out their identity as a child of God and is very excited to work with Global Servants as they fulfill this mission in Ghana and Thailand.
Janice Brooks is the Ministry Assistant here at Global Servants. She joined the ministry in 2018 after retiring from UPS. Janice's objective in life is to serve God with her whole heart. It is a pleasure and honor to have her as part of the ministry.
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John T. Bohlayer