Board of Directors


Asaad Faraj

Asaad lives with his wife, Lois, and three children in Fort Meyers, Florida. Asaad has ownership overrides on 32 Primerica offices in several states that services over 15,000 clients. Asaad serves on several different boards including: Detroit Youth For Christ, The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Yatooma's For the Kids Foundation. He and his family are members of Oakland Christian Church, where he serves as an elder. Asaad also travels with Dominc Russo Ministries. He has had the opportunity to travel to ten major international cities where he spoke with thousands of pastors and business leaders. 

Lois Faraj

Lois lives with her husband, Asaad, and three children in Waterford, MI. She is a member at Oakland Christian Church, where her husband serves as an elder. During the day, she homeschools her three children.


Richard Crisco

Richard Crisco currently serves as the senior pastor of Rochester First Assembly of God in Rochester, Michigan. Richard served as the pastor of Student Ministries in the midst of the largest revival in America’s history at Brownsville Assembly of God in Pensacola, FL. Following his tenure as pastor of Student Ministries, he served as the president of the Brownsville Revival School of Ministry. His formula for successful ministry is to simply love God and love people. Richard’s burning desire is to train and to equip spiritual leaders for the Kingdom of God.

Art Ledley

CEO of Bridge Networks and Destiny Unleashed

Arthur is the President of Bridge Networks, a leadership training, housing and resourcing organization. He also facilitates affiliate church and organizational development, communications, urban development/evangelism projects, church planting and missions for 21 churches and Detroit World Outreach, a congregation with a standing membership of over 3,000 in Redford, Michigan.

Arthur was formerly the Senior Pastor/Founder of the inner-city southwest Detroit Metropolitan World Outreach Center, the Executive Director of the Detroit urban children’s evangelism organization entitled, “The Good News Gang Metro”, the President of Western Storage and Warehouse, Inc., the President of “Mainstream” (Suburban and Urban Youth Coalition) and the Executive Director of the “Metro Campus”, an outreach, storage, towing, bus charter group and food distribution center, which served over 185 urban and tri-county organizations located in southwest Detroit.


Julia Uliano (Malacusky)

Julia Uliano is a Physician Asistant and Ordained Minister with a passion for helping children in need around the world. Her work began in Calcutta, India, in 1998, when she opened the "Calcutta Hope Home" to provide safe refuge for destitute children. In Brazil in 2000, Julie established a ministry for street children and founded "For the Children International." Currently in Mozambique, Africa, Julie is ministering through "The Dream Project" to provide care, housing and education for children orphaned by the AIDS epidemic.

Marc Burmich

Over the past two decades, Marc has worked with more than twenty-five companies in over nine industries, architecting marketing strategies and product launches, branding and messaging initiatives, pivots, and funding rounds. Today, Marc runs MEIZE, a creative and marketing agency, Chairs and vice-chair two nonprofits, and mentor startups in the agriculture and engineering fields.