Board of directors

Nathaniel AcevEdo


Meet Nathaniel Acevedo, a New York native enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1997 and served almost 24 years on active duty (Chief Warrant Officer Four) Signals Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Officer.  Through his career, Mr. Acevedo has been assigned across the nation, to include oversees deployments and multiple combat tours.  In his last military assignment, Mr. Acevedo served as the Operations Officer for Company H, Marine Cryptologic Support Battalion, San Antonio.  Mr. Acevedo also served as the Deputy Chief, Digital Crime Division, National Security Agency-Texas (NSA), San Antonio. 

As a team member of the NSA, Mr. Acevedo served as a Leadership Development Champion, member of the Hispanic/Latin American Employee Resource Group, and NSA Professional Mentor to The University of Texas San Antonio (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers).  Currently Mr. Acevedo just completed a role with Government CIO as a Program Manager supporting Marine Corps Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance missions, to include corporate business development and capture management.

Mr. Acevedo holds an MS in Cybersecurity, BS in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, and additional industry certifications.  Mr. Acevedo considers himself a philanthropist and dedicates himself to veterans and their families though his work with 501c3 non-profit organizations. 

Dr. Carolyn Knight


Meet Dr. Carolyn Knight. Carolyn received a call to missionary service at age 13. In 1993 she left for East Africa and worked in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda doing pioneer evangelism and church planting. She helped to plant 40 churches and founded four pastor/church planter training institutes.

After returning to the United States, Carolyn served as the mission’s professor at Wesley College. In 2005 she founded, Light in Darkness Ministry. Light in Darkness exists to reach ladies who are trapped or trafficked in the sex industry businesses. As a frequent church and conference speaker, she recruits and trains Christian women to form outreach teams that go into strip clubs and other sex industry businesses. Light in Darkness Ministry has more than thirty teams working in the U.S.

Carolyn is also on staff at the Hope Center, America’s largest facility for the healing and restoration of trafficked women where she serves as the training manager and church liaison. She is the author of “In Search of Persons of Peace,” a book of extraordinary stories that inspire Christians to share their faith.

Mark Peavy

Meet Mark Peavy who has more than 25 years of experience as an energy executive, specializing in upstream oil and gas field developments. With his expertise in project management, engineering, and strategic planning, Peavy has successfully led projects ranging from $25,000 to $700 million dollars within the Permian Basin. He has built and managed technical teams, ensuring regulatory compliance and accounting and fiscal control processes.

Currently, Peavy is the Founder and President of Peavy Energy Ventures, LLC, where he collaborates with technical professionals to identify, acquire, and develop oil and gas properties within the domestic United States. He also co-founded Windy Cove Energy I and II, LLC, where he managed daily field operations with line-item responsibility for all capital and expense spend. In addition to his work in the energy industry, Peavy has been an active member of the Board for United Against Human Trafficking (UAHT) since 2021. UAHT is a Houston-based nonprofit organization committed to ending human trafficking through awareness, education, and outreach programs.

David DesAutels

Meet Dave Desautels, who has 40 years of energy development and exploration experience that partially includes: EVP Corporate Development VAALCO Energy Inc.

David was a Silver Fox Advisor, an association of corporate CEOs, senior consultants, visionaries, business leaders and former entrepreneurs who since 1986 have been advising, consulting, and mentoring businesses, of all sizes, located in the greater Houston, Texas area.

He was the Managing Director and Founder of Synertia Energy, LLC formed to provide high-quality consulting services focused on generating value for our clients on the technical and commercial aspects of the upstream Oil and Gas business, as well as the Managing Director/CEO/Founder of Seregon Energy, LLC formed for upstream oil and gas technical consulting and Oil and Gas Property Management. David was the Director, Development Geoscience for Noble Energy, President of Zavanna Canada Corporation an oil and gas property management company for a private Limited Partnership operating producing properties in Canada, and Chief of Production Geoscience and Vice President of Geoscience in Bogota, Colombia for Occidental Oil.

Dave is a published author of two books, one fiction and one non-fiction.


Chad Richardson

Meet Chad Richardson, a strategic-minded professional with a proven track record in management and hands-on skills. He has more than 20 years of experience in the property management industry and has been with Kirkpatrick Management Company since April 2021, where he serves as a Community Association Manager.

Chad served as a First Lieutenant with Elite Security Services, LLC, where he was responsible for managing security details for apartment communities in the greater Indianapolis area.  This led to his transition as a Civilian Volunteer Police Officer within a division of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.  Chad worked in diverse demographical areas considered to be high in crime.  Still, he was productive in creating positive change and became a beacon of encouragement and inspiration to these local communities while working with the residents & youth within their communities. 

Chad is active as a licensed minister within the United Pentecostal Church International and within his local church.  He has assisted in many capacities at his local assembly and community.  He actively serves his neighborhood by managing youth sports leagues, serving as an excellent communicator, exceeding expectations through collaborative problem-solving, organizational skills, disciplined decision-making, and being driven with a passion for helping others.  This has led Chad to assist with LION195, making him a valuable addition to any board and bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team.


Tiffany Peterson Felder

Meet Tiffany Peterson Felder, a native of Michigan, who after many years of building systems, infrastructures, and sales organizations for others, has found her life’s work in a global movement named Our BeQuest. As the majority owner of the company that provides Family Wishes, the first elite funeral concierge service, that funds funerals of humans and their pets, she’s in her element of creating generational wealth. Her mission is to enroll 20,000 memberships which equates to 100,000 members in their first year, with the efforts of her driven executives, founders, advisors, contributors, and potential investors. She aspires to expand Our BeQuest globally in strategic stages for efficiency and sustainability. 

Tiffany entered the financial service industry in 1996 as an administrative assistant for a woman-owned insurance agency before females in financial service leadership positions were vastly accepted. This challenge ignited her inclination to become a licensed agent in 1998 with hopes to own her own agency one day. Now, not only does she lead Role Model Agency Financial, a group of over 200 professionals producing over $12,000,000 in 2023; she facilitates seminars for municipalities, non-profit organizations, major corporations, and other institutions to introduce new strategies so they can thrive financially as well. 

She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc and serves on the Society of Black Agents’ (SOBA) Board as the Agency Development Director. She has an intense desire to empower young women and that has evolved into protecting them. Hence, while seeking a way to serve in this capacity of human trafficking, her advocacy now has turned into action with LION195. 


Advisory Board

Tim Greene

Meet Tim Greene, an ordained minister of the United Pentecostal Church who has traveled full-time as a minister since 1998. Before that, he served as youth pastor, Sunday school teacher, bible study teacher, pastor’s assistant, prison minister, homeless minister, and drama director, as well as other outreach efforts available to him and his family.


As a full-time international minister, he has traveled across the United States as well as Canada, the Philippines, South Africa, Madagascar, Uganda, Namibia, Singapore, Malaysia, Greece, and more. He travels with his wife, Lois. They are committed to full-time ministry, traveling wherever is necessary. In the life of evangelism, they are involved in many different areas of ministry that help local communities, youth, adults, and more.

Judi Oliver

Meet Judi Oliver, a passionate advocate for children and children’s ministries. Her desire to help underprivileged children began at a young age when she started teaching Sunday school at just 18 years old. She quickly became aware of the needs of children in her community and, along with her husband, started a bus ministry to pick up underprivileged children in inner-city neighborhoods. Through this ministry, Judi and her husband provided meals, clothes, and holiday gifts to children in need. For the last 20 years, Judi has been the director of a dynamic Vacation Bible School program that has impacted countless children’s lives.


Judi’s passion for helping young people doesn’t end there. She has also served alongside her husband as youth pastors and as a sectional youth director for the state of Indiana. After serving as assistant pastor, she and her husband were honored to be elected pastors and pastor’s wife, where they remain dedicated to reaching those in need and hurting in their community. Judi’s love for children and her commitment to their well-being continues to be an inspiration to those around her.

Robin Barker

Meet Robin Barker, an experienced rehab professional who has been working in pediatric, neuro, and orthopedic departments for more 20 years. Currently, Robin is based in Bloomington, Indiana, and works at IU Health SIP Rehab.

Apart from her rehab work, Robin has also had an eventful personal life. She married an established minister from California at the age of 22 and together they traveled and ministered full-time. They have four children, 11 grandchildren, and have fostered at least 13 children. They have also served in various capacities, including as assistant pastors, outreach directors, and Sunday School directors, building a new congregation from the ground up in Southern Indiana. Robin is currently a leader of the Pillars at her congregation, where she teaches, facilitates Grief Share, and assists with meal making and Sunday School teaching.

Dr. Bruce Klein

Meet Dr. Bruce A. Klein, Th.D. is the president of Apostolic Theological Seminary, Inc. He has a Master of Arts in Islamic Studies; lived with Muslims for more than three years; and was a missionary university professor in China for more than three years. Moreover, Dr. Klein has ministered close to 50 Spiritual Warfare Conferences – USA, England, Jamaica, Nigeria, Kenya, and Jamaica. He co-pastors Pentecostal Deliverance Church with his wife, Dana Dartez Klein, M.Div., M.S.W.


Dr. Klein has 28 published books. He is completing a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling with an emphasis in trauma. He also teaches Greek, Hebrew, and O.T. & N.T. Aramaic, plus many courses on theology.



Dana Dartez Klein

Meet Professor Dana Dartez Klein, MDiv., MSW, LMSW, Clinical Psychotherapist. She is a Co-Pastor at Pentecostal Deliverance Church, Lafayette, La. She is a professor of Biblical Hebrew, Jewish Studies, and teaches national & international Biblical conferences for Apostolic Theological Seminary, Inc. She works in Clinical Psychotherapy daily with trauma victims, and sees firsthand what sex trafficking does to the human spirit and how oppressive this practice is. 

Previously, she had been a part of a jail ministry and worked for the Department of Corrections where she was astounded by the number of women affected by human trafficking. She believes that if she can play even a small part in prevention, then she knows she has done something toward relief and rescue of innocent lives.