Our Leadership

Tim Rider | Chairman, Board of Directors - Tim and his wife, Amy, founded Promise686 in 2009 and led the ministry through its formation before turning it over to Andy in 2013.  Tim is Executive Chairman of SeaTec Consulting Inc., a leading provider of consulting, engineering and digital solutions to the aerospace and defense industry.  He also serves an operating partner and board member for a private equity group, Banbury Private Capital.  Tim has also held various leadership roles in both startups and public corporations.  He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Georgia Tech and a Master of Business Administration from Emory University. Tim and Amy have two sons and one daughter who was adopted from Kyrgyzstan.


Andy Cook | President and CEO - Andy began his leadership of Promise686 in 2013 after serving as a founding board member for the previous five years. He attended Washington and Lee University receiving a Bachelor of Art in English, and he received a Master of Arts in Religion from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, with a concentration in Ethics. Before coming to Promise686, Andy served in various leadership roles at Wesleyan School, a K-12 independent Christian school. During his ten years at Wesleyan he was the Director of Development and the Director of Admissions. He and his wife, Martha, have ten children and have adopted both domestically and internationally.


Keith Style | Treasurer – Keith, current Principal of The Presidio Group, brings his extensive background in finance and accounting to Promise686 where he serves as Treasurer. Keith has many years of experience in the boating (OneWater Holdings, LLC) and automotive (Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.) industries. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business from Lafayette College. Keith and his wife, Jen, live in Alpharetta, GA with their three children, one adopted from Ethiopia.


Jim Allen | Member, Board of Directors Jim is the Senior Vice President of Corporate and Premium Partnerships for the Atlanta Braves. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Fresno. He also sits on the Board of Governors for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and is on the board of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Sports Network. Jim and his wife, Molly, live in Marietta, GA with their three daughters, Savannah, Emily, and Ella Jia Li who was adopted from China.


Joyce Dalrymple | Member, Board of Directors - Joyce is an attorney who formerly served as an Assistant Attorney General in Massachusetts and Staff Attorney in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science from Stanford University and a law degree from Boston College. Joyce graduated in 2019 with a Masters in Divinity from Metro Atlanta Seminary. She and her husband, Tim, live in Wheaton, IL with their three daughters, one who has recently joined their "forever family" from China.


Brett Lane | Member, Board of Directors - Under Brett's leadership, Encore Advisors came to life in 2007 with the intent of creating a boutique benefits firm that would serve as far more than an insurance brokerage. Encore continues to experience steady growth through purposeful, deep-rooted relationships around Atlanta. Brett graduated from UGA in 2003 and began his career in Florida. 13 years ago, Brett moved his family back home where he, his wife, Nicole, and their three daughters are highly invested in the Johns Creek, GA community. Brett and his family have whole-heartedly served Promise686 since its inception.


Patrick Moody | Member, Board of Directors - Patrick is a Senior Vice President and Business Development Officer at Citizens Bank. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina and a Master of Business Administration from Auburn University. He serves on the Finance Committee of Promise686. He is also a board member with the Commercial Finance Association, an elder at Perimeter Church, and volunteers his time with CURE Childhood Cancer. Patrick and his wife, Tiffany, have five children, including two who are adopted - a son from Ethiopia, and most recently a daughter from China.


Leo Wells | Member, Board of Directors - Leo is the owner of Pure Office Environments. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The University of Georgia. He is also a passionate musician. Leo and his wife, Anna, live in Cumming, GA, with their two daughters adopted internationally from China.