Love INC National Board of Directors

Love INC is committed to being Christ-centered, beginning with every member of the Board. In fact, spiritual leadership is one of the board’s top responsibilities.

In addition to this responsibility, our board provides vision, organizational direction, and accountability while striving to govern according to best practices. Each year the board engages in strategic planning for the National organization by seeking new opportunities for National operations, our Love INC affiliates, and the churches and communities they serve.

Will Kendall

Board Chair

Will currently serves as the director of savings group program development at HOPE International, where he leads program development, training, and a consulting team focused on equipping local churches in Africa, Asia and Latin America with holistic savings group ministries.

Carley Otero
Vice chair

Carley serves as a foster parent trainer at Astor Services for Children & Families in the Hudson Valley, NY. She is an educator and advocate for youth in therapeutic foster care who have been identified as victims of trauma. Carley previously served as the Executive Director of Mid-Hudson Love INC.

Brendon Johnson


Brendon is an Investment Consultant with CapTrust in Holland, MI. He and his wife, Rachel, enjoy being a part of the West Michigan culture which embraces family, faith, and good work ethic. They are proud parents to Brendon Jr. (4) and Keara (2).

Brian Tweedie

Brian currently serves as a missions and community outreach pastor. In addition to serving on the Love INC National Board, Brian has served on his local Love INC board. He also serves Love INC Kenya, assisting with training and guidance for Kenya’s National Board and affiliates.

Max Edwards

Board Member

Max is acquainted with local church and denominational leadership, having served as Senior Pastor for 25 years before being elected as regional “Conference Superintendent” of the Evangelical Methodist Church in 2012.

Dana Parker

Affiliate Executive Director Board MembeR

Dana is the Executive Director of Love INC of the Heart of Florida and is passionate about the unified, Christian Church working together to change the world through Redemptive Compassion.

Kathryn Roy


Kathryn is the Executive Director at Love INC of Littleton in Colorado and is inspired by the work God does to transform lives through relationship.

Pastor Carlton Smith

Board Member

Pastor Carlton formerly served as the East Side Director of Love INC of Cuyahoga County in Ohio. With his God-given burden for and experience in addressing the needs of the cities, he has worked extensively with church and ministry leaders within urban as well as suburban contexts.