Who We Are

Dave Bohyer

Executive Director

He previously served as Director of U.S. Operations and has served the ministry for nearly 20 years. Dr. Bohyer also has over 35 years of experience as a senior pastor of churches in Kansas and Illinois. He has written several courses for pastors and church leaders and travels with his wife Jan to teach in Africa. He received a Th.M. degree in New Testament Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary and a D.Min. degree in education and management from Denver Seminary.

Jill Shepherd

Executive Administrative Assistant

She makes use of her administrative skills and financial background in a variety of work and volunteer settings to serve God and others. She brings to this position her considerable experience in public accounting and senior-level finance positions. Furthermore, she adds her wisdom and insight as a mother of two children and a leader of the “Next Step” Bible Study ministry. She is a long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Frisco and enjoys sports and fitness. She has a BA in Business Administration and Accounting from Loyola University of the South. 

Stephen Bamoleke

Director of African Operations

He is one of the founders of Leadership Vistas along with Jerry Brown and has served faithfully with his wife Siriake since its founding in 2002. He oversees the implementation of our training programs and serves as a teacher and mentor. He received his M.Div. from the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology. He has served in different positions with the Association of Evangelicals in Africa and ALARM Ministries. He is the Founder and President of Shalom Ministries International, a ministry that focuses on church planting, leadership training, and social transformation.