Our Leadership Team


Leigh Kohler

Co-Founder and Executive Director

Joanna Cheryan

Director of Strategy and Communications

Allison Hankins

Operations Manager

Hearts had been stirred for the cause, and people had been kneeling on the ground in prayer, asking God to show them a way to fight this injustice.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Pete Ramirez

Pete has degrees in Engineering and Business Administration and is currently a vice president for one of the world’s largest commodities trading companies. Pete and his family are active members of Sugar Creek Baptist Church where they helped to establish a program to educate children with special needs. Pete was involved during early days of the Freedom Church Alliance leadership team at Sugar Creek Baptist, and he is looking forward to serving the Lord by continuing in the fight against Human Trafficking.

Natalie Mantel

Natalie is an attorney, wife and mother of four daughters. Her husband, Mike, is the President and CEO of Living Water International.  She has worked at World Vision, Benedictine University and Crown Point Christian School teaching reading and computer skills to grade school and middle school students. Prior to motherhood, she worked at Arthur Andersen & Co. and Domino’s Pizza, Inc. in the computer field.

Debra Parker

Debra Parker is the Founder and Executive Director of Wildfire Collective. Through Wildfire, podcasting and writing Debra leads a generation in freedom to wildly pursue Jesus. One of the facets of Wildfire is leading a prayer initiative for those trapped in slavery called For Her. Debra and her family live in Houston, Texas and attend Hope City church.

Leigh Kohler

Leigh is the Co-founder and Executive Director of Freedom Church Alliance.Her and her family are members of Houston’s First Baptist Church.