Executive Director, Andrew Privette
Andrew holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and a Master’s of Divinity in International Church Planting. He brings both mission work and business to the MDN team. Andrew has been on multiple short-term mission trips to Thailand, Honduras, and Cuba followed by a full-time mission stint in Southeast Asia. He has served as Deputy Director for Samaritan’s Purse, managing projects in numerous countries and continents.
Chief Financial Officer, Kris Williams
Kris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She has a strong financial background in banking, accounting with for-profit and non-profit organizations and has operated her own business. Kris has been on several short-term mission trips to Aruba and Mexico and has done field audits for several of MDN’s US-based and International ministry operations. Kris is also one of the founders of MDN.
Director of Ministry Support, Al Baanna
Al holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, with experience in business start-ups. Since 1982, Al has served in various roles in field ministry, church leadership and mission leadership, with involvement in many countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. Many of those years, Al served as Executive Director for Emmanuel Ministries and more recently for Ministry Developers Network. He is presently serving in a part-time supportive role with MDN.
MDN partners with those who have a vision for ministry, and desire legal and administrative support so they may be released to fulfill their vision. We also provide shepherding to the ministries under our care.
We specialize in igniting start-up and existing ministries who have a heart to make disciples and proclaim Christ, equip Christian leaders, and plant churches in all nations.
MDN’s variety of services support and enhance ministries, with the goal of enabling them to realize their maximum potential in God’s service.
We are called to SERVE those who SERVE.
MDN is governed by an independent Board of Directors who are passionate, mission-minded church leaders. The Board establishes policy, annually reviews the mission statement, financial statements, ministry accomplishments, and evaluates the Executive Director. They are also responsible to review and approve the annual budget and assign executive compensation. Board members do not receive compensation for board service.