The Richmond Team
Kristopher Keating – Director
Kristopher Keating is the Executive Director of World Horizons USA, and the Director of Hillside Missions Organization.
As the Director of Hillside Missions, he supervises the training, sending, pastoral care, and administration of sustainable aid and missions work in a number of countries. Under his direction, Hillside Missions Organization operates a number of domestic and international projects and ministries including a mission training internship program. This 12-month, full-time residential program prepares workers for mission among the least reached. In 2011, Kristopher also became the Executive Director of World Horizons USA. As the Executive Director, he is responsible for leading strategy development and execution, financial administration, and operations.
As the director of both of these organizations, Kristopher developed a five year plan for the two organizations to collaborate and work toward the shared goal of fielding 50 new missionaries to the world’s least reached nations by the end of 2017. That goal is being pursued through a campaign called “Going Like This” (www.GoingLikeThis.org). It is working.
Kristopher has degrees in Communication, Organizational Leadership and Counseling. He also completed seminary studies. He is currently pursing a doctoral degree in the Psychology of Education and Technology. He lives in downtown Richmond with his wife Gloria, his son Max, and his daughter Ana. He has taught bread-making on three different continents, and cooks dinner for his staff every week.
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Kristopher’s work here.
Cameron Troy – Love Your City Team Leader & Website Administrator
Cameron is the Love Your City team leader. In this role he coordinates outreach events and beautification projects that show love to the Richmond community. Cameron is also the Website Administrator. He is in charge of security, maintenance, and upkeep of worldhorizonsusa.org. Cameron’s passions are coffee, running, and fishkeeping.
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Cameron’s work here.
Jennifer Chetelat –
Art Team Co-Leader & Gallery Edit Curator
Jennifer is the Art Team Co-Leader and Gallery Edit Curator. She is responsible for interacting with prospective artists and booking exhibitions. Additionally, she works with the Art Team to coordinate our First Friday events as well as the other activities sponsored by the Gallery. Jennifer has a degree in Fine Art from Towson University and is a working potter. She is also a writer and contributing columnist to the local paper.
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Jennifer’s work here.
Samuel is the Executive Assistant to the Director at Hillside Missions Organization. As Executive Assistant, Samuel facilitates interorganizational scheduling, oversees correspondence on behalf of the director, and coordinates travel arrangements, conferences, and speaking events. Samuel loves history, politics, coffee, and playing the piano. He is an avid supporter of the Chicago Cubs.
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Samuel's work here.
Gloria Yurihn Keating – Bookkeeper
Gloria is from Chihuahua, Mexico. In 1999, she married Kris and founded Hillside Missions Organization to provide access to Christian community among the world’s least reached people groups. Gloria is the Finance Administrator for Hillside Missions Organization. She is also a Family Involvement Specialist for Richmond Public Schools. Gloria currently lives in the Shockoe Bottom neighborhood, with her husband Kris, her daughter Ana and her son Max.
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Gloria’s work here.
Cassandra Collins – Training Director
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Cassandra’s work here.
Ginny Rush– Evening Gallery Docent & Music Coordinator
Ginny is in charge of our Edit: Sessions, our new Thursday evening gallery event series featuring music concerts, poetry, film screenings and more! She’ll be the one to greet you during the Edit: Sessions where our gallery is open late for those who can’t visit us during the work day. She often initiates office dance parties and enjoys convincing people she can juggle. Ginny also runs her own handmade jewelry line and her art has been featured in shows locally and abroad. Email her if you’re interested in being featured on a Thursday night as a part of our exciting new Edit: Sessions ministry!
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Ginny’s work here.
Refugee Care Assistant & ESL Coach
Emily helps coordinate our refugee job skills training program, as well as conduct in-home ESL classes for refugees from around the world. Studying language and church history are her passions, and she loves a good thrift store.
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Emily's work here.
Art Team Member
Skye is on our art team. She researches and recruits artists, helps develop ideas for First Friday events, and designs promotional material for Gallery Edit. Skye also helps equip missionaries on the field to develop long-term galleries. Outside of gallery work, she also puts together the office's biweekly newsletter. Other activities include baking and drinking lots of coffee.
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Skye's work here.
Hope Cutchins – Administrative Director
Hope is the Administrative Director for the office. She oversees financial processes as well as ensuring that other administrative activities in the office are assigned appropriately and run smoothly. She writes the weekly email newsletter and spends a lot of time looking at spreadsheets and doing government paperwork. At any given time you can find at least seven sticky notes with lists on her desk. She doesn’t like writing bios for herself.
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Hope’s work here.
Kaitlyn Troy – Training Administrator
Kaitlyn is the administrator for the Internship Training Program at Hillside Missions. She recruits and onboards interns, schedules teachers for the internship, and creates assignments for the training program. She also coordinates partnerships with other organizations to provide interns with opportunities in the community such as tutoring, child care, and projects with other missions organizations. Kaitlyn likes photography, reads a lot of books, and has an ongoing Netflix addiction.
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Kaitlyn’s work here.
Farley Sanderford – Art Team Co-Leader & Field Gallery Coordinator
Farley is the Field Gallery Coordinator for Hillside Missions, and co-curates with Katy and Ginny for Gallery Edit. Farley moved to Richmond in 2008 for graduate school at VCU. She got married the following year and was joined by her husband, Ben. They currently live in The Fan in their small but cozy apartment. Farley is passionate about art history, specifically the art of Francisco Goya, that kooky artist from early 19th century Spain. She joined the Hillside team during the summer of 2015 and is so thankful to share her love of art and desire to see art as mission bring the Gospel of Grace to unreached people around the world. She also enjoys almond milk lattes, immersing herself in a historical fiction book, Mexican food, and belly laughs with her hubby.
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Farley’s work here.
Refugee Care Coordinator and Resident Artist
Leah and her husband Toby have recently moved here from Georgia, and are excited to learn about the city of Richmond. She has a bachelor’s in Art Marketing and is a practicing textile artist. As a resident artist at EDIT, she will help with First Friday events and planning and coordinating for the gallery. Leah is also the Refugee Care Coordinator. She loves hot tea, handmade things, good company, and all things textile.
All of our staff rely on fundraised donations to support their work. Donate to Leah's work here.