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 | Vice-Chair – Keith, current Principal of The Presidio Group, brings his extensive background in finance and accounting to Promise686 where he serves as Vice-Chair. 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.
Patrick Moody | Secretary, Board of Directors – Patrick is a Commercial Banking Leader at Wells Fargo. 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.
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.
Matthew Cathy | Member, Board of Directors – Matthew joined the Promise686 Board in 2023. His professional career spans roles at Chick-fil-a and now as a leader and owner of Clayton Fixture Co., a provider of commercial fixtures and furniture to companies around the US. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Hult International Business School. Through his role on the Board at Winshape Foster Care, Matthew has developed a passion for children in the foster care system and a drive to provide them safe and stable homes. Mathew has been a friend of Promise686 for the past two years and helped launch the National Hospitality Week campaign where we honor and encourage social workers. Matthew is eager to take these experiences and represent the next generation of leaders while serving on the Board.
Léonce Crump | Member, Board of Directors – Léonce Crump Jr., is an author, international speaker, and the founder and senior pastor of Renovation Church in Atlanta. He holds graduate degrees from the University of Tennessee and Resurgence Theological Training Center. Léonce is currently a Master of Divinity student at Reformed Theological Seminary and a member of the Acts 29 church planting network. Prior to his nine years in ordained ministry, Léonce was an All-American wrestler and defensive end for the Sooner football team at the University of Oklahoma, and went on to play professional football for the New Orleans Saints. He and his wife, Breanna, reside in the Eastside of Atlanta with their three daughters and son.
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.
Jody McNatt | Member, Board of Directors – Jody and her husband, Rick, have been involved with Promise686 since its beginning when they started the adoption of their 5th child in 2009. Though new to the board, Jody has volunteered at Promise686 since 2014 chairing several of the fall fundraising events. Passionate about adoption, she enjoys both writing and speaking on this topic near to her heart. Jody also volunteers weekly at Beacon of Hope in Atlanta as a patient care advocate for women in crisis pregnancies. After graduating from Grove City College with her B.A. in Communications, English Literature and Secondary Education, Jody taught high school English for many years. Jody and Rick have five children, their youngest daughter adopted from China in 2010.
Lawrence Overbey | Member, Board of Directors – Lawrence joined the Promise686 Board in 2023 and brings a unique set of skills and experience to the organization. He is a global technology leader for IHG Hotels and Resorts, one of the largest hotel groups in the world, and holds a bachelor’s degree in information technology from American Intercontinental University and an MBA from Belhaven University. In addition to his corporate roles, he also has extensive experience serving in churches as a worship pastor, community outreach leader, and volunteer. He and his family attend Victory World Church where they have served in a FAM and on a care community and currently serves on the Production Team. Lawrence’s passion for Promise686 has grown through these experiences and he is excited to join and serve on the Board.