Meet Our Leaders

Frank Williams
Chief Executive Officer

Frank Williams has been advocating for the poor in the Caribbean and Africa, from the podium at the United Nations, and now in Coastal Connecticut. Frank first came on as Chief Financial Officer, having previously served at the Bowery Mission in New York City and World Vision International.  Now, as CEO, he is passionate about the work we do, coming alongside people in crisis with the healing hand of God. For more than 20 years, Frank has demonstrated his ability to lead individuals, teams, and organizations with wisdom and grace, under all kinds of pressure. From responding to natural disasters to stabilizing organizations, Frank brings wisdom, grace, and a deep sense of the goodness of God to what he does. As the Mission expands to meet the growing needs in Coastal Connecticut, we are fortunate to have Frank at the helm. Frank and his wife, June, have three children, Trevor, Dawn, and Pria, and are active in their local church on the Mission Committee and Prayer Team.

Frank Williams
Chief Executive Officer

Frank Williams has been advocating for the poor in the Caribbean and Africa, from the podium at the United Nations, and now in Coastal Connecticut. Frank came on as Chief Financial Officer in 2018, having previously served at the Bowery Mission in New York City and World Vision International.  He is passionate about the work we do, coming alongside people in crisis with the healing hand of God. For more than 20 years, Frank has demonstrated his ability to lead individuals, teams, and organizations with wisdom and grace, under all kinds of pressure. From responses to natural disasters to bringing stability to an organization, Frank brings wisdom, grace, and a deep sense of the goodness of God to all that he does. As the Mission grows to meet the expanding needs in Coastal Connecticut, we are fortunate to have Frank at the helm. Frank and his wife, June, have three children, Trevor, Dawn, and Pria, and are active in their local church, on the Mission Committee and Prayer Team.

Our Team

Kim Fawcett
Kim FawcettChief Revenue Officer
Contact Kim about financial support of the Mission through major gifts, corporate partnerships, planned giving, and stock gifts.
KFawcett@BridgeportRescueMission.org
Bea Jaramillo
Bea JaramilloChief Financial Officer
Contact Bea for questions relating to finances.
BJaramillo@BridgeportRescueMission.org
Donna Romano
Donna RomanoDirector of Communications
Contact Donna for questions about media, public relations, and events. DRomano@BridgeportRescueMission.org
Christi Pope
Christi PopeDir. of Compassion Ministries
Contact Christi for questions about our food and clothing programs. CPope@BridgeportRescueMission.org
MaryAnn Gardner
MaryAnn GardnerDir. of Life Change Programs
Contact MaryAnn for questions about our New Life & Supportive Housing Programs. MGardner@BridgeportRescueMission.org
Pastor Mike Cobb
Pastor Mike CobbDirector of Operations
Contact Pastor Mike for questions relating to our facilities. PastorMike@BridgeportRescueMission.org

Our Board

Officers


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

Members


Dave Anderson
Partner, Deloitte

Albert P. Carey
Executive Chairman, Unifi Inc.

Stacey Cardenas
Esquire, J.D, UNC School of Law

Mark Curtis
CEO, Splash Car Wash

Robert Fiscus
Past President and Retired CFO,
United Illuminating and UIL Holdings Corp.

Ed Gillespie
President, BizMark

Rev. Dan McCandless
Pastor of Spiritual Development,
Black Rock Church

Rev. David Rowe
Pastor, Greenfield Hills Congregational Church

Kerry Stratton
Former Administrator,
Bridgeport Dioscese School Corp.

Michael Voytek
Managing Member, Voytek Law Firm

Board Observers

Mrs. Lydee Conway Hummel
Former Realtor, Halstead Property/Country Living

Mr. Pete Miles-Prouten
Partner, McKinsey & Company

Mrs. Joy Topazian Moore
Partner, Curseaden & Moore, LLC

Mr. Randall Seymore
President, Penske Transportation Group International