Langham Leadership

Our leaders consider it a privilege and blessing to be used by God to serve the global church through the ministry of Langham Partnership. Read more about these godly men and women with a heart to bring God’s Word to God’s people around the world.

Langham USA President

Benjamin K. Homan

From 2001 until 2010, Ben Homan served as president and chief executive officer of a Christian relief and development organization. He has led assessment teams to Iraq, Afghanistan, tsunami-ravaged Indonesia, Sudan’s Darfur region, and other devastated zones of the world. Prior to that, he taught at the University of California-Irvine and was vice-president at Covenant Theological Seminary. In 2006, Ben was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve on the HELP Commission, an entity that was established by Congress to recommend reform of all of the U.S. government’s foreign assistance. He also served as president of the Association of Evangelical Relief and Development Organizations (AERDO) and as chairman of the USAID’s Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid. Ben joined the leadership of Langham Partnership in August 2010. Ben and his wife, Annette, live in the Phoenix, Arizona, area and have three children. Homan is an alumnus of Biola University, the University of Nebraska, Shanghai Normal University and Washington University.

U.S. Board of Directors

Schuyler Marshall (chair)

Rosewood Corporation
Dallas, TX

Benjamin K. Homan (ex-officio)

Langham Partnership USA
Cave Creek, AZ

Matt Allmand

Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Lincoln, NE

Joel Carpenter

Professor of History
Director – Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity, Calvin College
Grand Rapids, MI

Lynn Cohick

Denver Seminary
Denver, CO

Jenny Cromartie

Rivendell School
Arlington, VA

Chris Gonzalez

Missio Dei Communities
Tempe, AZ

Carrie Boren Headington

Missioner for Evangelism
Episcopal Diocese of Dallas
Dallas, TX

Greg Jao

Vice President & Director of Campus Engagement
Elmhurst, IL

Stanley John

Professor of Intercultural Studies
Alliance Theological Seminary
Bronx, NY

Brad Palmer (vice-chair)

Cross Street Capital
Wayne, PA

John Rain

Thompson & Knight, LLP
Dallas, Texas

Eidi Cruz-Valdivieso Smith

Strategic Partnership Director
Gifted Citizen International 
Washington, DC

David Spence

First Century Voyages
Chapel Hill, NC

Jack Swanson (ex-officio)

Retired School Administrator
Wheaton, IL

Ken Thrasher

Co-Founding Shareholder
Bennett Thrasher, LLP
Atlanta, GA

Thomas Tolleson

Wellspring Advisory Services
Atlanta, GA

Jason Trimiew

Head of Supplier Diversity Facebook
Trimiew Strategy Group
Menlo Park, CA

Luder Whitlock

Executive Director
CNL Charitable Foundation & Seneff Family Foundation
Orlando, FL

U.S. Advisory Board

John Ortberg

Author & Senior Pastor
Menlo Church
Menlo Park, CA

Nancy Seay

Former Langham USA board member
Dallas, TX

Walter Hansen

Former Langham USA board member
Chicago, IL

International Leadership

Chris Wright

International Ministries Director

Chris Wright represents and promotes the vision and work of Langham around the world through his international travel, his speaking and writing ministry as a Christian scholar and author, and in sharing the spiritual and strategic leadership of the organization.

Mark Hunt

Executive Director

Mark Hunt provides international executive leadership to the senior team of ministry directors and national executives, and facilitates the integration and effective operation of all Langham’s work around the world.

Paul Windsor

Director of Langham Preaching

Paul Windsor coordinates an international team of trainers who facilitate Langham Preaching movements around the world. A native New Zealander, he currently lives and teaches homiletics at a seminary in South Asia.

Riad Kassis

Director of Langham Scholars

Riad Kassis is a Langham Scholar from Lebanon and is deeply committed to global theological education. He has served as Regional Director for Overseas Council, as well as visiting professor of Old Testament at The Arab Baptist Theological Seminary. Riad combines his Langham role with another, as the Director of ICETE (the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education).

Pieter Kwant

Director of Langham Literature

Pieter Kwant has worked for several Christian publishers, including the one he founded himself, Piquant Editions. He oversees the work of the Langham Literature Warehouse and Service Centre in Carlisle, England, and is sought out around the world for his expertise in Majority World publishing.