As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace.
- Who We Are
- What We Do
Steve Tybor is the founder of Eight Days of Hope. Steve resides in Buffalo, New York. His wife of 36 years, Charmaine, and their five children, Stephen, Zachary, Hannah, Elise, and Emma just moved back to NY after living in the south (Tupelo, MS.) for the past 19 years. Hannah serves as an Safe House Ministry Director with Eight Days of Hope. Steve spent over 30 years in the building material industry and recently served as a Vice President and Business Manager with ProVia. Steve left the business world on January 1st, 2017 to become the CEO - President for Eight Days of Hope.
Steve serves as a Board of Director for other organizations including, "Bigger Than Ball" and "Branches Worldwide". He also has a passion for Christian Contemporary Music and has been a volunteer leader at the Kingdom Bound Christian Music Festival in upstate New York for 28 years. Steve is one of the two remaining original directors of Eight Days of Hope along with Wayne Vanlandingham.
Wayne VanLandingham has been a Director of Eight Days of Hope from its inception in 2005. He currently serves as Vice President and Treasurer. He and his wife Margaret have attended every Eight Days of Hope rebuilding event to date. They met at The University of Mississippi while both were pursuing degrees in Accountancy. Their children, David and Elizabeth, have served on many Eight Days of Hope events and they look forward to the day when their grandsons Daniel and Owen can serve with them.
Wayne retired in 2018 from a large regional bank headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi where he worked for 34 years. He is a Deacon and Sunday school teacher at Wallerville Baptist Church in New Albany Mississippi.
Cindy has been a part of Eight Days of Hope since 2017 when her church hosted an event in Lafayette, Louisiana rebuilding more than 130 flooded homes with more than 2,000 volunteers and 8 major community partners. Cindy has her MBA and started her career in commercial bank lending before transitioning to full time ministry. For almost 2 decades she lived and ministered with her husband, Tim, and their 4 children in Detroit, Michigan. They converted a 900 seat XXX movie theater into a thriving inner city church. Here she led the efforts of neighborhood revitalization including a school playground, a weekly feeding program, a food pantry, a home ownership program and a 10,000 sf ministry center for children and youth. In 2016, her family moved to pastor in Louisiana just in time for the flood of the century! Cindy brings this outreach experience to rebuilding lives and hope!
Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Mike has been married for forty years to his wife, Doris. They live in the same neighborhood as his daughter, son-in-law and six grandchildren in a suburb of Buffalo.
Mike is one of the founding members of Kingdom Bound Ministries and continues to serve at the annual Kingdom Bound music festival.
Throughout Mike’s ministry, he has served on staff in several churches as a Worship Pastor and Associate Pastor.
Mike has been on eleven trips with Eight Days Of Hope and served on multiple rapid response trips.
Mike’s passion is loving and serving people! It’s been said of Mike that when he picks up a hammer, people run, but when he picks up a guitar, they run to Christ.
Mike looks forward to using God’s given gifts at EDOH, Kingdom Bound and wherever God opens doors to serve.
Brian Miller graduated from Malone University in 1989, having earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Management. In 1992, Brian completed his Master of Business Administration at Ashland University. Brian served 17 years in various management positions at Owens-Illinois in Berlin, Ohio. In 2006, Brian joined ProVia in Sugarcreek, Ohio as Corporate Operations Analyst. In 2009, he was named President of the company, and in 2015 his responsibilities were expanded to include CEO. Brian focuses on being a change agent in search of excellence for the organization. He works to find ways to make the complex simple, and passionately develop leaders and teams to reach their fullest potential. Brian has served on various business and ministry boards including Chairman for the Vinyl Siding Institute; Committee Chairman for the National Concrete Masonry Association; Board of Directors and Board of Elders for Walnut Creek Mennonite Church; Board of Trustees for Malone University. Brian resides in Walnut Creek, Ohio with his wife of 25 years, Brenda, and their two daughters Brittany and Brooke.
Chad has been a part of Eight Days of Hope since 2007 as a volunteer. He has been an Ambassador since 2016. Chad has a BA in Management from Malone University. He started his career in banking and consulting before transitioning to full-time ministry in 2002 with NewPointe Community Church. NewPointe is a multi-site church in Ohio. Chad served in several pastoral leadership roles including Campus Pastor at multiple locations and Director of Stewardship.
In 2019, Chad joined the Grace Church team located in Berlin, OH as the Executive Pastor of Multi-site. Chad will be helping lead the church in all phases of ministry and operations.
Chad lives in Walnut Creek, Ohio with his wife Vikki. They have been married for over 29 years. Chad has served on the boards of Habitat for Humanity, Love INC of Holmes County, Personal and Family Counseling Center and the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce.
Chad has a passion to help people grow in their faith, character, and leadership.
Tim Wildmon is president of American Family Association and American Family Radio network (183 stations across the nation). He also hosts Today’s Issues, a daily radio talk show that deals with hard-hitting moral, social, and political topics.
AFA is a national Christian organization that informs, equips, and activates individuals to strengthen the moral foundations of American culture.
Tim has appeared many times on major media outlets including the Fox News Channel and CNN. He has written for USA Today, Focus on the Family, and other national publications.
He and his wife, Alison, have been married for 34 years. They have three children and five grandchildren. He and Alison live in Tupelo, Mississippi. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University.
In addition to his work at AFA, for 20 years he and Alison have led tours to the Washington, D.C. and to the Holy Land.
|Roxanne Allen, Elton, LA|
|Richard Alred, Smithville, MS|
|Tom Ames, Longview, TX|
|Tom Anderson, Fulgham, KY|
|Tim Baker, Tully, NY|
|Bill Bennett, Alamogordo, NM|
|Peggy Benson, Terre Haute, IN|
|Janet Blackley, Lockport, NY|
|Todd Blackley, Lockport, NY|
|Chris Blum, Mason City, IA|
|Duane Blum, Mason City, IA|
|Jennifer Brignac, Tupelo, MS|
|Tom Brennom, Marion, IA|
|Doug Brockelbank, Rock Hill, SC|
|George Burton, D'Iberville, MS|
|Jeffery Byrd, Saltillo, MS|
|Kevin Chunn, Pontotoc, MS|
|Matt Coblentz, New Philadelphia, OH|
|Johnny Cook, Tupelo, MS|
|Stephen Coleman, Circleville, OH|
|Kevin Collier, Little Rock, AR|
|Belinda Conerly, Abita Springs, LA|
|Curtis Conerly, Abita Springs, LA|
|Jeff Coombs, Longview, TX|
|Don Dabney, New Albany, MS|
|Steve Daniels, Amherst, NY|
|Monica Davison, Dickinson, TX|
|Harold Dawson, Dover, OH|
|Herb Deline, Wilson, NY|
|Jim Dobmeier, Lancaster, NY|
|Brian Dregits, Mishawaka, IN|
|David Driver, Bumpass, VA|
|Steve Duffley, Manchester, NH|
|Rob East, Ontario, Canada|
|Diana Edwards, Maben, MS|
|Barry Edwards, Maben, MS|
|Colleen Fabling, Bumpass, VA|
|Mike Failla, Buffalo, NY|
|Tom Faulkner, Creston, NC|
|Mike Fierbaugh, Bowerston, OH|
|Karen Fierbaugh, Bowerston, OH|
|David Fisher, Longview, TX|
|Hannah Fletcher, Tupelo, MS|
|Paul Fomin, Bumpass, VA|
|Marlys Fruhling, Cedar Rapids, IA|
|Wayne Funk, Clayton, NC|
|John Fuqua, Paris, TN|
|Dan Garrick, Baker City, OR|
|Nicole Germain, Tonawanda, NY|
|Eva Go, Houston, TX|
|Andre Guillory, Elton, LA|
|Chandler Gurley, Tupelo, MS|
|Alan Haley, Almo, KY|
|David Haley, Lampasas, TX|
|Tina Haley, Almo, KY|
|Holly Hames, Cedar Grove, TN|
|Adam Hames, Cedar Grove, TN|
|Mike Hamilton, Tonawanda, NY|
|Jimmy Harper, Strasburg, OH|
|Lori Harrell, Buffalo, NY|
|Michael Harrison, Wills Point, TX|
|John Himes, Bolivar, OH|
|Donna Holbrook, Cottondale, AL|
|Lanny Holbrook, Cottondale, AL|
|Hannah Houghton, Stockton, NJ|
|Brian Jahr, Fremont, MI|
|Robin Jahr, Fremont, MI|
|Jim Jenks, Goshen, IN|
|Larry Jenkins, Wiggins, MS|
|Jeff Johnstone, Ashland, VA|
|Kim Johnson, Marion, IA|
|Scott Johnson, Hallsville, TX|
|Todd Kandel, Sugarcreek, OH|
|Sal Keith, Starkville, MS|
|Jason Koepnick, Marion, IA|
|Heather Kowalewski , Gatzvill, NY|
|Sally Laduca, North Tonawanda, NY|
|Mike Lee, Saltillo, MS|
|Jerry LoJacono, Buffalo, NY|
|Ben Lonngren, West Greenwich, RI|
|Johanna Lonngren, West Greenwich, RI|
|Jonathan Lonngren, West Greenwich, RI|
|Dave Lovasz, Glendora, CA|
|Bruce MacQueen, Pearl, MS|
|Lisa MacQueen, Pearl, MS|
|Gale Manning, New Albany, MS|
|Tom Mason, Azusa, CA|
|Mike McCord, Blue Springs, MS|
|Charlie McKinney, Bumpass, VA|
|Vera Melone, New Concord, KY|
|Ron Melone, New Concord, KY|
|Steve Metcalf, Brevard, NC|
|Don Milam, Seaford, DE|
|Dan Miller, Forreston, IL|
|Lori Miller, Forreston, IL|
|Neal Miller, Belden, MS|
|Marsha Miller, Gulfport, MS|
|Jack Miller, Tupelo, MS|
|Dennis Millsap, Winterville, NC|
|Lori Millsap, Winterville, NC|
|Matt Mulbrook, Center Point, IA|
|Tom Parrish, Odessa, TX|
|Jimmy Perry, Jackson, TN|
|Dana Pickens, Blue Springs, MS|
|Terry Pickens, Blue Springs, MS|
|Tim Poole, Laurinburg, NC|
|Gary Pribyl, Fairfax, IA|
|Juliene Price, Bolivar, OH|
|Butch Price, Bolivar, OH|
|Bob Reazin, LeRoy, KS|
|Charles Redelman, Front Royal, VA|
|Cheryl Reynolds, Pontotoc, MS|
|Randy Reynolds, Pontotoc, MS|
|Israel Riley, Tupelo, MS|
|Elissa Riley, Tupelo, MS|
|John Riley, Plantersville, MS|
|James Roberson, Fredricksburg, VA|
|Dale Robinson, Henrico, VA|
|Bethany Robinson, LaPlace, LA|
|Glenda Russell, Benton, KY|
|Ricky Russell, Benton, KY|
|Sam Schrecengost, Hamburg, NY|
|Chris Short, Meridian, MS|
|Mary Short, Meridian, MS|
|David Smith, Saltillo, MS|
|Ken Smith, Cranberry, PA|
|Preston Smith, Wheeling, WV|
|Ryan Smith, Francesville, IN|
|Amy Speidel, Lafayette, LA|
|Tracy Steveson, Glen Allen, VA|
|Barry Stewart, Granger, IN|
|Mark Stump, New Washington, OH|
|Bruce Swyers, Altamante Springs, FL|
|Homer Tabor, Lampasas, TX|
|Johnny Thompson, New Albany, MS|
|Michael Thompson, Tupelo, MS|
|John Tidwell, Tupelo, MS|
|Matthew Topper, Warren, RI|
|Lynne Traxler, Lenoir, NC|
|Anthony Torrez, Jacksonville, NC|
|Steve Jr. Tybor, North Tonawanda, NY|
|Steve Tybor, Buffalo, NY|
|Margaret VanLandingham, New Albany, MS|
|Wayne VanLandingham, New Albany, MS|
|Angela Watt, Lindale, TX|
|Matthew Watt, Lindale, TX|
|Naomi Watt, Tyler, TX|
|Chris Webster, Mt. Morris, NY|
|Shelby Webster, Mt. Morris, NY|
|Debbie White, Columbia, KY|
|Doug White, Columbia, KY|
|Gary Wilkins, Gatesville, NC|
|Leroy Wiggins, Williamsville, NY|
|Johnny Wildes, Waycross, GA|
|Myles Willard, Sallisaw, OK|
|Mike Woodrum, Campbellville, KY|
|Keith Wright, Waycross, GA|
|Chris Zobrosky, Chesterfield, VA|