Ross is owner and president of ALTL, Inc., a transportation and logistics company with offices in Hudsonville and Holland, MI.
Ross has been active in his community and on boards for Zeeland Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital, Downtown Development Authority, and Hudsonville Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves on boards for Grotenhuis Group, Lost Creek Stone, and Walker Charter Academy. Ross and his wife, Terry, have been married for 37 years. They have 3 grown sons that are married and 6 grandchildren. They enjoy time away in La Quinta, CA, and daytime pleasures include golf, tennis and bicycling. Their family’s journey of life has been embraced by faith with lots of patience and waiting on God’s plan. Ross says, “We are blessed and continue to seek God’s guidance on our daily walk.”
Randy Bouwkamp founded Bouwkamp Builders, Inc. in 1985, and Lakeshore Signature properties, a real estate brokerage firm in 2006. He is a respected and active member of the Home Builders Association of Holland, and has earned both the Certified Graduate Builder and Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist designations from the National Association of Home Builders joining him nationally with an elite group of builders. He has won several awards among his industry counterparts, subcontractors, and clients. Over the years, his success has led to multiple expansions of his business. His experience in custom home building, real estate marketing, and resort management have given him the knowledge and ability to implement creative solutions for his clients, and provides an invaluable service as we create an environment for missionary family care. Randy and his wife of almost 25 years, Lisa, have 4 children in high school and college.
A resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dave and Barb, his wife of 29 years, have two adult children. Dave has been blessed with a 30+year career in Sales and Marketing with IBM, Xerox, Quest Diagnostics and General Electric Healthcare Division, and as owner of a West Michigan Landscaping firm. His roles have included Senior Management and strategic development with $40 Million dollars of annual revenue. Dave serves as an Elder in his church, and has held various leadership roles that leverage his passion of mentoring and discipling men of all ages to grow in Jesus Christ.
Pete and his wife, Julie, live in the Grand Rapids area. Pete attended and graduated from Calvin College for his undergraduate degree and then continued on to the University of Detroit where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1981. Because of his professionalism and desire to learn and serve Pete is active in many local, state and national dental associations. In the community, Pete has served as an elder in his local church and he has been part of Seeds of Promise for the past 15 years. Seeds of Promise (www. seedsofpromise.net) works with many different organizations to bring sustainable transformation to the neighborhoods and areas of the city with the greatest needs. Pete and Julie have been married for 32 years and have three grown children.
Randy Vander Lugt
Shareholder and President of Vander Lugt, Mulder, DeVries, & Elders, a Grandville based CPA firm, Randy has been practicing small business accounting and personal tax preparation for over thirty years. He has a love/hate relationship with tax season – loves meeting with clients but hates the long hours away from family.
He is happily married to his wife of 31 years, Twyla. They have two married daughters, a son, and one grandchild. Randy is an avid University of Michigan fan and loves spending autumn Saturdays at the Big House in Ann Arbor. He also enjoys time traveling with his wife and spending relaxing evenings with his family for weekly dinners.
Randy has held the position of treasurer for many non-profit organizations over the years including Degage Ministries, the South Grand Rapids Classis of the Reformed Church, the Nice Twice Resale Shoppe of Calvin Christian Schools, and now with Excelling Leaders.
Cindy whose passion is nutrition has led a varied career in healthcare, small business development and international training and development. Following her career she continues to work as a volunteer internationally towards poverty and malnutrition alleviation and small business development. As a member of Madison North CRC, she serves on the Missions Committee. Cindy is a certified spiritual director and encourages Christians to discover their spiritual gifts and use them for God’s glory. She is excited about the next steps Excelling Leaders is establishing Radiant Life Retreat Center to serve missionary families. Cindy and Richard, her husband of 40 years, have three grown children and four grandchildren.