Tommy Cummings is a life-long resident of Opelika, Alabama. He is a 1991 graduate of Opelika High School and a 1996 graduate of Auburn University. He has been a banker in the Opelika-Auburn area for 20 years and is currently a senior vice president and commercial loan officer with National Bank of Commerce. Tommy became aware of the work of Four Corners Ministries several years ago, but has been actively involved after traveling to South Sudan with the FCM medical mission team in November 2010. He and Rebecca were changed by the trip. Their hearts were broken by the physical need of the people, yet so encouraged by the joy and faith the people have in their Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Tommy and Rebecca are active members of First Baptist Church Opelika.
Dilworth Development was established in 1999 by Michael Dilworth, an Auburn University Building Science Graduate. Michael works with a quickly-growing staff to build over 25 custom homes per year. Based on the desire to be “The Builder of Choice”, Michael recognizes the value of a reputation of excellence. Multiple homeowners would agree that Michael Dilworth has a unique ability to listen intensely to his customer and create a keen sense of understanding a client’s needs and desires. Michael’s success as a residential-and-commercial builder is proven, and his extraordinary skills and style are unmatched. Dilworth Development is a business based on a foundation of upstanding morals and a desire to stay aboveboard and up to date with an innovative style that will remain timeless. Michael became active in Four Corners in 2011 in response to the Abaana’s Hope Capital Campaign. Since that time, he has traveled to Uganda and has helped steer the ministry in the development and construction of Abaana’s Hope. Michael and his wife Brooke, live in Auburn, Alabama and are blessed with two children.
When Harold Harmon joined FCM’s Board of Directors he brought with him almost a decade of mission efforts in Central and South America. Today, he serves as the Chairman of FCM’s capital campaign Building Hope, Adopting Life to benefit the vision of Abaana’s Hope, a comprehensive children’s village that will be built in Uganda. Harold graduated from Auburn University’s School of Pharmacy in 1969. As the owner of H&M Drugs and Ava Hills Assisted Living Home, Harold has spent a lifetime helping to meet the medical needs of folks in East Alabama. Because of his love for people around the world, Harold was recently awarded the Ken Wurster Community Leadership Award by Cardinal Health, as well as the Distinguished Service Award by Auburn University’s School of Pharmacy. Harold and his wife, Delores, attend Ava United Methodist Church in Wedowee, Alabama. In between traveling to Africa, they enjoy raising cattle and spending time with their five grandchildren.
Lisa Plaisance, DVM, is an owner of a small animal veterinary practice in Dadeville, Alabama She focuses her time on preventative healthcare and client relations. Lisa graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal and Dairy Science and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Lisa began taking short term mission trips as a veterinary student. These short term trips developed her sense of what real poverty is and intensified her desire to serve her Christian calling through missions. She has traveled to many regions in North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Veterinary care, including public health, has been the main focus of her ministry. Lisa is passionate about exposing people to the plight of orphans in hopes that their stories will challenge us to take action to aid in their future. Lisa and her husband, Randall, live on a farm in Camp Hill, Alabama along with their two children, Adam and Ava.
Jimmy Sprayberry founded FCM in 2003 and currently serves as chairman of FCM’s Board of Directors. Born and raised in East Alabama, Jimmy has traveled extensively throughout Central America and Africa. Jimmy has a heart not only to aid the poor and suffering in third world countries but to also see short-term missions used as a tool to challenge the way team members see the world. Jimmy and his wife Sherry live in Wadley, Alabama where Jimmy serves as the Pastor of Mountain Springs Baptist Church. They have two sons, Drew who is a student in college, and Lee, who has gone on to be with the Lord.
John Triplett is the first of four children raised on a cattle farm in Macon, Mississippi. He worked his way through Mississippi State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in education-science in 1971, and began a 32 year career with Kraft Foods, while serving in the U.S. Army Reserves. During his time with Kraft, John completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke and held various roles with Kraft, including plant manger, Director of Strategy for North American Operations, and VP for Kraft’s western U.S. operations including Mexico. John’s career at Kraft culminated in his appointment as Vice-President of Operations for the Southern and Great Lakes Region, headquartered in Atlanta. Since joining FCM’s board, John has led the effort to refine the organization’s business practices, advocating for impact standards that evaluate program effectiveness. John and his wife, Robbie, live in Atlanta. The couple has two children. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paul Wilson has devoted his life to children. Upon graduating from Southern Theological Seminary, Paul entered full-time ministry as a student minister in South Carolina and then in Tennessee. Five years later, Paul and his wife Christy, accepted a position to become full-time foster parents through the WinShape Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Chick-fil-A owner Truett Cathy. Through its WinShape Homes division, the foundation provides a loving, stable family environment to children who are in need. Paul also has a heart for the children of Africa. As a founding board member, Paul has been instrumental in sharing the FCM story with supporters around the world. Contact him at email@example.com.
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