Meet Our Leaders
Terry Wilcox, Executive Director, took the helm of Bridgeport Rescue Mission on January 1, 2002. An ordained minister with 25 years experience as a pastor of growing churches, Terry has worked in the rescue mission ministry for 23 years. He has held ministry positions in York, Pennsylvania; Seattle, Washington; Damascus, Maryland; San Diego, California; Manassas, Virginia; Colorado Springs, Colorado.
A proven leader at delivering compassionate, front-line ministry, Terry has led numerous mission teams to troubled spots all over the world, including Africa, Russia, South America and Asia.
In addition to his work with the poor and addicted in coastal Fairfield County, Terry serves on the board of directors of Sons of Thunder Inc., a ministry in Zambia, and as the Vice President of Encouragement Inc., an outreach in Kenya. He serves on the board of directors of Dexters Team, which promotes literacy and sobriety under the direction of former Redskins player Dexter Manley. Terry is the founding board chairman of the Windhook Rescue Mission in Namibia.
Terry and his wife, Danielle, live in Bridgeport. They have three children and five grandchildren.
Mr. Paul Hiller, Chair
CFO, Town of Shelton
Ms. Joan McKenzie, Vice Chair
Mgr. Tuition Revenue, Bridgeport Diocese School Corp
Mr. Don Hannibal, Secretary
Manager, Pricing and Analysis, UIL Holdings Corporation
Mr. Philip Sherringham, Finance Chair
Former CEO, People’s United Bank
Albert P. Carey
Executive Chairman, Unifi Inc.
Esquire, J.D, UNC School of Law
CEO, Splash Car Wash
Past President and Retired CFO,
United Illuminating and UIL Holdings Corp.
Rev. Dan McCandless
Pastor of Spiritual Development,
Black Rock Church
Rev. David Rowe
Pastor, Greenfield Hills Congregational Church
Bridgeport Dioscese School Corp.
Managing Member, Voytek Law Firm
Mrs. Lydee Conway Hummel
Former Realtor, Halstead Property/Country Living
Mr. Pete Miles-Prouten
Partner, McKinsey & Company
Mrs. Joy Topazian Moore
Partner, Carroll, Curseaden & Moore, LLC
Mr. Randall Seymore
President, Penske Transportation Group International