About

Founded by Billy Graham in 1950, BGEA exists to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ by every effective means and to equip the church and others to do the same.

About BGEA

Board of Directors

Ken Barun – Executive Vice President, Government & Partner Relations
David Bruce – Executive Vice President, Billy Graham Archives & Research Center and Billy Graham Library
Michael Cheatham, M.D. – Chairman, Orlando Health Surgical Group
Melvin Graham – President and Owner, Graham Enterprises
Franklin Graham – President and CEO, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association; President and CEO, Samaritan’s Purse
Will Graham – Vice President, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Frank Harrison – Chairman and CEO, Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc.
Thomas Hodges – Executive Vice President, SunTrust Bank
Greg Laurie – Senior Pastor, Harvest Christian Fellowship and Evangelist, Harvest Crusades
Anne Graham Lotz – President, AnGeL Ministries
Paul Saber – President and CEO, Manna Development Group
Donald Wilton – Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Spartanburg

Officers of the Board

Franklin Graham – Chairman
Will Graham – First Vice Chairman
Melvin Graham – Chairman of Executive Committee
Daniel Allen – Secretary
William Pauls – Treasurer
Thomas Hodges – Assistant Treasurer

Key Employees

Steve McCay – Chief Operating Officer
David Beroth – Chief Financial Officer
Ken Barun – Executive Vice President, Government & Partner Relations
David Bruce – Executive Vice President, Billy Graham Archives & Research Center and Billy Graham Library
Justin Arnot – General Counsel