Love INC Staff
Pat McMurry, Executive Director
Pat is co-founder of Love INC and served as Board Chair from 2007-2016. He has encouraged pastors and church city-wide relationships since the 1990’s. His work includes March for Jesus, House of the Lord Ministries, K-life, Pentecost Sunday Service, Columbia Area Pastor’s Fellowship, and Trinity Ministries. Pat and his wife, Monica, have six children and three grandchildren.
Jane Williams, Co-Founder, Program Director, MSW
Jane is a long-time social worker. Prior to Love INC, she co-founded Granny’s House and Center for Women’s Ministries. Jane is a field instructor for the University of Missouri School of Social Work and benevolence director at Christian Fellowship Church. She has been a foster parent and active in prison ministry.
Aaron Harris, Operations Director
Aaron graduated from the University of Missouri with a Master of Accountancy. Prior to joining Love INC, he spent 12 years as an accountant for companies in St. Louis, New York City, and Columbia. He and his wife, Maureen, have adopted four children through foster care. He is an active member at Karis Church.
Mike DeSantis, Mobilization Director
Mike graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with journalism degrees in editorial writing and photojournalism. He’s worked for a daily newspaper, owned a commercial photography studio, and served eight years at The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri in communications and marketing. He and his wife, Mary, have four children and are members of Christian Fellowship Church.
Kelly VanDoren, Extra Mile Coordinator
Kelli’s academic background is in engineeering but her passion lies in working with people. She’s a certified life coach and began volunteering as an Extra Mile coach. Her husband, Steve, is a biochemistry professor at Mizzou. They are active at the International Community Church and have four children.
Julie Walker, Extra Mile Homes Coordinator
Julie is a retired public school gifted education teacher. She has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in foster care. She is a talented worship leader and currently attends First Baptist Church.
Mary Wardenburg, Office Manager
Mary’s professional background is in computer programming, database design and development, and administrative assistance. Mary has three children, seven grandchildren, and one great grandson.
Sherri Hockett, The Love Seat Resale Store Manager
Sherri has many years of experience as a successful retail business owner. She and her husband, Dave, have three children and are active members at Christian Fellowship Church.
Angela Rapp, Service Coordinator Manager
Angela has worked at True North and Big Brothers Big Sisters. She’s served in Recovery Ministry for the past 8 years including Celebrate Recovery Inside within correctional facilities. Angela and Darrell have 6 children, 4 grandchildren and another on the way. They attend Christian Fellowship Church.
Tasha Fisher, Service Coordinator
Tasha has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri and joined Love INC after her practicum in 2017.
Cynde Patrick, Service Coordinator
Cynde has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri and is an experienced case manager. She enjoys visiting many local churches with her husband, Lance, who attends Central Christian College of the Bible and often provides pulpit supply.
Kim Foster, Service Coordinator
Kim graduated from Central Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration of Corrections. Kim worked for the State of Missouri for 26 ½ years. She has two grown children and attends The Crossing Church. Kim spends her free time in animal rescue and rehabilitation.