Justin has a vision for cities being transformed, and created the 405 center out of a heart to see redemption, renewal and restoration in Oklahoma City in particular. Justin and His wife Courtney are both OKC natives and love this place we all call home. Together they have 4 kids Lynlee, Christman, Oliva, and Spencer; that range from 15 to 9 years of age. Justin is also an Elder and Pastor at Frontline Church downtown and has served there since 2011. His story can be summed up in these words: “It was fitting to celebrate and be glad, for this your brother was dead, and is alive; he was lost, and is found.” Luke 15:32.
Jake serves as the Director of Church Partnerships and City Initiatives, which means he helps mobilize other churches and connects them with our non-profits partners. Jake grew up on a farm in Kansas. Jake cheers for the Kansas Jayhawks, loves watching his kids play sports and taking his wife of 20 years out on dates (not necessarily in that order). Jake and his wife have 6 kids who range from age 21 to age 5.
Susan manages daily administrative and operations responsibilities. Susan has worked and ministered in the non-profit sector for many years and has a heart for serving the marginalized. She enjoys a good cup of coffee and conversation with family and friends. Susan is married to Jim and has three grown sons.
Ariel serves as an intern at Frontline Church and the 405 Center this year. She is a Tulsa native and recent graduate of the University of Oklahoma. She roots for the Sooners in all things, especially on Saturdays in the fall. Ariel enjoys a good burger, reading, and doing almost anything outdoors. She has a heart for encouraging young women in their faith and cross-cultural ministry.