Matt is a North Carolina native who moved to Denton in 2018 with his wife (Sarah) and two sons (James and Luke). He graduated from University of Richmond School of Law in 2009 and is a member of the Virginia Bar. However, Matt has spent almost his entire professional career in the field of cybersecurity and currently works for the security firm, CrowdStrike.
Andrew was born and raised in Denton, MD. After graduating from North Caroline High School, Class of ’05, he attended The University of Maryland, College Park and obtained a BS in Civil Engineering. Andrew has worked in the Construction Management field ever since, and has been the General Manager of Bob Breeding General Contractors, LLC since 2014, which is his family’s commercial construction company based in Denton and founded by his grandfather in 1969. Andrew also serves as a Trustee and Youth Director at Talbot Bible Church in Easton, MD. He resides in Denton with his wife, Cara, and son, Luke.
“And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.”
Kathleen Brenton is a real estate broker/ owner with Brenton Realty, LLC., and owner of Wye Property Management, LLC. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Mid Shore Board of Realtors. Kathleen and her family reside in Denton, Maryland.
Annemarie is a Long Island, New York native who moved to the Eastern Shore in 1987 after marrying her husband, Kenneth. Together, they have raised two daughters, Kristen and Kassandra and they have a granddaughter named Katrina. Annemarie graduated from Suffolk County College with an associate in arts degree in 1986 and then studied paralegal and law at Chesapeake College. Annemarie has served on many local boards and has been employed at Choptank Electric Cooperative, Inc. for over 30 years. Currently, she is the manager of member services. I believe every person should have adequate shelter that provides them with protection, safety, and dignity. I wanted to be on His Hope Ministries board so that I could help make a difference and improve the chances of people being successful.
Karen Lisch Gianninoto moved to Denton, Maryland in 1979, from Springfield, Ohio to begin her 35 year career in education. She worked for Caroline County Public Schools, Salisbury University, and the Maryland State Department of Education. She served a teacher, grant manager, ESL Specialist, and Professional Development Specialist. In retirement, she works for Martinak and Tuckahoe State Parks. She is married to Tony Gianninoto who was born and raised in Greensboro, MD. They have 3 children and 3 grandchildren.
"Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all the darkness."
Danielle Forrest is an Assistant Branch Manager for Shore United Bank, where Danielle leads a vibrant team in customer service, financial and business solutions, and lending needs. Danielle has worked in community banking for over six years, and in customer service for over twenty-five years. Danielle currently resides in Federalsburg.
Danielle enjoys spending time with her husband, Bryan, and their five children. Her hobbies include community service, true crime shows, and watching their son, Greyson, play soccer. Danielle is currently a member of the Denton Rotary Club, where she sits as the Program Coordinator.
Danielle likes to help others and make a positive impact in all that she does. She makes friends wherever she goes and treats everyone she meets like they’re family.
"Hope…Sometimes that’s all you have when you have nothing else. If you have it, you have everything."
Samantha lives in Federalsburg and is a mom of 7 beautiful children, 3 beautiful stepchildren,and 2 step grandsons. She has been married to her husband, Dontah for 14 years. She’s a member of Newlife Family Outreach Ministry in Federalsburg. She gave her life to Christ on January 13, 2008 and has been serving Him ever since.She enjoys spending time with her family, going to church and serving in her community. She also writes and produces inspirational plays and skits and is now working on her GED so she can further her dreams of becoming a Caseworker. She wants to help people who fight various types of addictions, people who are homeless, and kids that come from broken homes. She desires to see souls saved and her favorite verse is Romans 12:1-2.
Tracey Snyder has been the Executive Director with the Caroline County Chamber of Commerce for close to five years. She is the mom of three grown children and has been married to her husband for 36 years. Tracey and her family moved to Denton in 2005 by God's design and have remained in Denton even after downsizing in 2022. Tracey runs a very active chamber and started the Caroline Nonprofit Network within the chamber to give nonprofits like His Hope a larger platform. Tracey is on the Economic Development Advisory Committee as well as the Mid-Shore Regional Council Board. In her spare time, she loves to garden, kayak, hike, read, spend time with her dog Bella and enjoy her hammock. Tracey believes that you cannot outgive God and that "Everyone wants to help His Hope Ministries."
“When you provide things for free to meet their needs and help them discover their skills, they automatically become your family” Sunday Adelaja