Our Board Members

Kay Arthur


Kay Arthur’s exciting, practical approach to the Scriptureshas influenced thousands to use the Inductive Bible Study Method in their personal studies. Her distinguished Christian character, Bible teaching, championing of …

Ken Guise

Board Chairman (Independent)

For the past 35 years he has worked at Knouse Foods Cooperative, a grower-owned cooperative headquartered in Peach Glen, Pennsylvania. He started with Knouse Foods in 1977 and has …

Cary Humphries

Board Vice Chairman

For the past 2 years Cary has served as the Central Region Director of The Best Christian Workplaces Institute, a staff engagement survey and consulting firm working with influential churches…

Steve Strand

Steve grew up in Turlock CA and earned his Business Administration degree from California State University Stanislaus in 1982. He and his wife Kristi live in …

Marilyn Crone

Born and raised in Tyler, TX, Marilyn trusted Christ in 1977 through the ministry of Young Life. After graduating from Baylor University, she worked for a Bank of America …

John Wilcox

John Wilcox has been in the banking industry in Nevada for over 30 years. He is a senior vice president and regional banking manager for both the Nevada and San Diego markets.

James Harris

Following more than 30 years in the shopping center and commercial real estate industry, Jim was called into ministry in 2012 to join the Pastoral staff at Cornerstone Community Church in Wildomar, California where he served until retiring in 2015…

Ashley Freer

Having grown up in Atlanta, Ashley Freer was close enough to get to Precept for conferences and Boot Camps as a teenager. So it isn’t a stretch when she says that she feels Precept-raised. At her mom’s suggestion…

Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg

Hanneli was born and grew up in Stellenbosch, South Africa. She completed her Honours Bachelor’s degree in Music with singing as her master. Together with her husband, Hein Koegelenberg, Hanneli manages….

Our Team

David Arthur


David Arthur understood the importance of Inductive Bible Study at a young age under the spiritual leadership of his parents, Jack and Kay Arthur. David shares his parent’s passion of establishing people in God’s Word.

Ken Bowers

Executive Director

Ken Bowers is a visionary Operations Management Executive with 27 years of high-impact contributions in both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. His passion is to leverage the combined power of organizational purpose…

Elaine Watkins

Chief Relationship Officer

Elaine Watkins comes to Precept with fifteen years of non-profit experience and her faith at the forefront of her ministry. She served at Mission India in Grand Rapids, Michigan as the Vice President of Development, and prior to that served as…

Pete De Lacy

Vice President, Content

Pete has authored many Precept™ Bible studies, has recorded many Precept Upon Precept® lectures, and has led Precept™ Bible studies and worked in the Bible study training area since 1984.

Pete joined the PMI staff in 1989…

Debbie Poe

Vice President, People Services

Debbie is a native Tennessean who is an experienced HR professional who can quickly establish a reputation as a valued strategic business partner.  She is a relationship builder successful in…

Jeremy Lucarelli

Vice President, United States Leader Development

Jeremy Lucarelli believes that the gospel changes everything. Being from a good Christian home, he believed he was already a Christian. However, when he was 17, the Spirit of God saved him…

Costel & Mia Oglice

Vice Presidents, International Ministry Operations

Mia and Costel Oglice pour their lives into over 800 Precept trainers, 80 Precept institutes and thousands of students in Eurasia each year. They grew up under Communism in Romania, and immigrated to the US in the 1970’s. After…

Stan Latham

VP, Development

Stan Latham is Vice President of Development for Precept Ministries International and has served on staff since 2006. He and his wife Marta were introduced to a husband and wife Precept Leader team in Waco, Texas…

Dallas Pymm

National Director of Development

Dallas lives to see and ensure that hearts and minds are freed and transformed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He grew up in Las Vegas and praises God…

Jolynn Frey

Regional Director of Development

Jolynn has enjoyed the privilege of ministry, especially within the local church. Building on an undergraduate degree in Bible, she has shared a passion for ministry and theology, alongside her husband Matt, who has been a pastor…

Shannon Robbins

Regional Director of Development

Raised in rural Utah, the daughter of a Baptist Minister, Shannon has a heart for the lost and a desire to walk alongside others in their faith. Shannon feels specially called to love on those in need and to be of service…

Scott Williams

Partner Relations Associate

A lifelong Chattanooga native, Scott graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. After 18 years in the insurance business (mostly as an underwriter) and a short stint at Covenant College as an assistant turf manager…

Carlotta White

Manager, Transform Student

Carlotta White has been involved with Precept’s Transform Student Ministries since 2008 and came on staff full-time in January 2013. She has served at student weekend conferences, summer camps and the intern program.

Tracy Wilkey

Manager, Training Events

Tracy Wilkey is the Training Workshop Manager in the Leadership Development Team. Her primary goals are to build relationships with sponsors and assist them in effectively hosting training workshops to identify and equip…

Jeanne Gibbs

Partner Relations Associate

Jeanne began a blessed journey with the Lord and His Word here at Precept Ministries International in June 1980. This exciting adventure began in Accounting where she learned many lessons on faith as she prepared the payroll and saw how God always provided…


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