Director of Mobilization
After going on YouthWorks trips in high school and serving on summer staff as a Service Coordinator for two summers in Louisville, Barry joined YouthWorks as a full-time staff in May of 2014. With a background in business management, he enjoys being able to use his business skills in a ministry setting.
Outside of the office, Barry enjoys spending time with his wife, family and friends, going to the lake and volunteering at his church.Email Barry
Mike joined the YouthWorks team in 2019. He has over 15 years of Marketing experience in many different industries such as retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, packaging, construction, real estate and distribution. Mike enjoys the creative and strategic aspects of marketing and loves how marketing is always changing and presenting new challenges. But Mike’s favorite things about being on the YouthWorks team are his incredible co-workers and the mission of the ministry.
Mike and his wife Jenny stay busy with their three kids, Leona, Violet and Isaiah. They live on a 15 acre hobby farm just north of the Twin Cities. They love traveling, experiencing new cultures, cooking, spending time with friends and serving on mission trips in Nicaragua.Email Mike
Customer Engagement and Support Specialist
After serving in youth ministry for over 10 years and with 20 years of coaching experience in youth sports it was time for Phil to use his gifts in the work place and to help grow the kingdom. Phil joined the Trip Consultant Team in January of 2016. Connecting youth leaders and their students with communities is just another way that Phil gets to minister to youth.
In his spare time Phil enjoys his 3 grown children (1 is married) and his 1 granddaughter along with volunteering at his church with children’s ministries.Email Phil
Bryanna joined the mobilization team at Youthworks’ in August of 2022. Previously, she was on summer staff in 2019 in Chattanooga, TN and 2022 Philadelphia, PA. In this role, she assists with marketing efforts such as social media and email campaigns.
Bryanna resides in Dallas, Texas where in her free time she is pursuing a Master’s degree in Marketing. On the weekends, you can likely find her exploring the DFW area or at the Farmers Market. She also has a rescue cat named Cleo from a Dallas shelter.Email Bryanna
Summer Staff and Customer Engagement Associate
Robby started with YouthWorks as a summer staff on the Leech Lake and Lake Traverse Reservations. He then worked with the recruiting team for a few partials seasons before joining the recruiting team full time in 2021. As a summer staff, he was inspired by the way his own worldview was shaped, informed, and challenged by the experience, and loves bringing that passion to his role to give others the same opportunity to experience it as a summer staff or participant. Outside of work Robby enjoys fishing around Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes, finding new coffeeshops with his wife, and exploring parks and trails with their dog Casserole.Email Robby