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

David Bruce – Executive Vice President, Billy Graham Archives & Research Center and Billy Graham Library
Michael Cheatham, M.D. – Chairman, Orlando Health Surgical Group
Mark DeMoss – Founder, DeMoss (Retired)
Melvin Graham – President and Owner, Graham Enterprises
Franklin Graham – President and CEO, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association; President and CEO, Samaritan’s Purse
Roy Graham – Vice President, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Will Graham – Executive 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
Preston Parrish – Staff Chaplain, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Brian Pauls – President, PAULS Corp
Paul Saber – President and CEO, Manna Development Group
Marcus G. Smith – President and CEO, Speedway Motorsports
Richard Williams – Vice President of Corporate Community Affairs, Duke Energy Corporation; President, The Duke Energy Foundation (Retired)
Donald Wilton – Pastor, Speaker, Teacher

Officers of the Board

Franklin Graham – Chairman
Will Graham – 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
Will Graham – Executive Vice President
David Bruce – Executive Vice President, Billy Graham Archives & Research Center and Billy Graham Library
Justin Arnot – General Counsel