Executive Director: Rev. Nathan DeWard
Rev. DeWard began working with FMM in 2014 after 16 years of working in ministry and non-profit settings. His professional life has included chaplaincy, recruiting, fundraising, church planting, and pastoring churches. As executive director Rev. DeWard will focus on strengthening existing missions, leadership training, donor development and expanding into new Michigan county jails.
Director Emeritus: Bill Cariano
Bill is a veteran business executive with experience in both prison and jail ministry. Bill began his work with Forgotten Man in 2012 as the Director of Mission Advancement where he has worked to build relationships with supporting churches and individuals. After serving as Executive Director for 4 years, Bill will now be focused on strengthening donor relationships and working on special projects for FMM.
West Region Director: Scott Hall
Scott joined Forgotten Man in April of 2018 after a 40-year career in the hardware distribution industry. He has also served in prison ministry for several years. Scott will be responsible for the oversight of 19 county jails currently served by FMM in West Michigan.
East Region Director: Darryl White
Darryl joined Forgotten Man in November of 2018. Darryl has made a career of assisting many non-profits to reach their full potential as well running his own business. Darryl will be responsible for the oversight of 15 county jails currently served by FMM in Eastern Michigan.
Board of Directors
President - David Ellis, Retired school administrator
Vice President-Herb Lantinga, Board Chairman-Notions Marketing
Treasurer - Dan Helmholdt, CPA/CEO Helmholdt & Co. LLP
Secretary - Linda Haveman, Licensed Professional Counselor, and consultant
Executive Director - Nathan DeWard
Matthew Antkoviak - Attorney with Antkoviak & Antkoviak PC
Robert Ellis - Business consultant
Jay Kuiper - Retired business manager