FOUNDERS/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – MATT AND JESSICA BUSH
Matt and Jessica began All Things New in February 2013 as God laid on their heart the calling and subsequent desire to move to Haiti. In 2012 they traveled to Haiti 6 times with their church, RiverTown Church, in Jacksonville, FL to establish a ministry for a group of kids who were being taken care of by a Haitian couple. It was clear that these kids needed love, care, and help to ensure that the children had a future. God, in His sovereignty, brought this group of kids into the lives and hearts of Matt and Jess knowing that His will was for them to move down and take care of the children who lived here. Only our God could bring people together like that! In November of 2012 God began to really speak to Matt and Jess and they made a decision to follow God wherever He would lead…And He was leading them to Haiti.
TREASURER – DAVID BARLEY
David is the managing member of Barley | McNamara | Wild | Martin CPA, PL. He provides financial services, tax planning and consulting services to businesses and individuals. David is a graduate of the University of Florida (MBA) and the University of North Florida (BS), and he holds a master’s degree in management and a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He has been in the practice of public accounting for over twenty years. David brings all of this experience and wisdom to All Things New and has agreed to come on as treasurer of this organization. He will fill a much needed role and bring oversight and knowledge to the financial side of All Things New.
BOARD MEMBER – CHASE COVINGTON
Chase is an active trade consultant for Fidelity Investments and has worked for Fidelity for the past 7 years. He has obtained his CFP (certified Financial Planner) certification as well as series 7, 63, and 66 licenses. More than that, Chase has been down to Haiti and served at the All Things New Orphanage. He sponsors Gladine (one of the children at the orphanage), and his family would take her home tomorrow if they could. Chase has a love for this ministry, for the children at the orphanage, and for Haiti, and he will do whatever he can to help lead this organization forward.
BOARD MEMBER – NATALIE NOBLES
Natalie is a 2nd grade teacher at Greenfield Elementary and has been teaching there for the past 7 years. She has been serving as a youth worker at churches for the past 9 years, and obviously has a love for children and young people. She brings this love and care for children to the board of All Things New. She also sponsors Lokwinky (one of the children at the orphanage) and desires the best for all of the children at the orphanage and for the ministry. She brings a heart of prayer and a desire to see God’s will accomplished to this board.
BOARD MEMBER – HEATHER HUGHES
Heather is a member-manager of Ross Hughes & Associates, CPAs, an accounting firm operating in Jacksonville, FL. She received both her B.S. in accounting and MBA from the University of North Florida and specializes in accounting and tax services for small businesses. Along with her accounting background and management skills, she is a devoted follower of Christ who will help lead All Things New to follow the will of God.
BOARD MEMBER – TONY SMID
Tony Smid is Vice President for Information Technology at Allstate, where he oversees all customer-facing technologies, mobile development, and business intelligence functions. Tony was educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Florida State College, and has served on both corporate and non-profit boards. Tony and his wife are passionate about All Things New (and all of the children!), sponsor Kervinson, and have been to the orphanage in Haiti. Tony’s prayer is that God will use him and all of the directors to guide this ministry, to His glory.
BOARD MEMBER – HEROLD GUILLAUME
Jean Herold Guillaume is from Gressier, Haiti. He is married to Dani and they have four children. Herold works as Mission representative for Christianville, another ministry in Haiti. He was the pastor of Four-A-Chaux Christian Church in Leogane, Haiti for 8 years prior to moving to America in 2016. Herold graduated with a master’s degree in Library and Information Studies at the University of North Carolina Greensboro and a Bachelor’s degree in Ministry at Winston-Salem Bible College, Winston Salem, NC. Herold was born and raised in Haiti and has been helping All Things New since it started and will be a big help to the ministry.