Meet our Staff


  • Jeremy Hardy

    Executive Director

    Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) has an overall strategic and operational responsibility for Vigilant Hopes staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. He develops a deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.

    jeremy@vigilanthope.com

  • Meghan Hardy

    Content Manager/Host Port City Project

    Meghan has over 10 years of ministry experience and has a deep passion for youth development. And Meghan oversees all aspects of communicating via social media and marketing. She also acts as a host for Port City Project.

    meghan@vigilanthope.com

  • Greg Graham

    Community Gathering Support

    Greg supports community gatherings by overseeing general maintenance on the shower trailer, providing support to all staff at meals, helps lead devotions, greets city wide/volunteer members, and ensures that the community meals and showers run smoothly. 

  • Kyle Pennington

    Community Engagement Coordinator

    Kyle plays a huge role of Vigilant Hope continuing to understand the needs of our friends in poverty while taking those needs to the body of Christ to help to end poverty.  His heart beats with the city and stays in tune with it so we can understand the needs.   

    kyle@vigilanthope.com

  • Richard "Therm" Dereef

    Community Advocate/Vigilant Hope Roasting  

    Therm plays a huge role in supporting our community gatherings, advocating for the community needs by proving community gathering support to all staff. This includes helping lead devotions, greet city wide/volunteer members and ensure the community gathering is running smoothly.  He also helps to Roast Coffee and fulfill orders via wholesale, online and our Point of Sale System.

  • Laura Bullock

    Urban Missionary/Operations Coordinator


    Laura plays a huge role in helping our city get connected in serving our city via our education programs and community gatherings.  She creates systems that will ensure that all operations of Vigilant Hope run smoothly.  

    laura@vigilanthope.com

  • Sarah Grace Moxley

    Director of Port City Project Experience

    Sarah Grace works to lead mission teams during their time with Vigilant Hope’s Port City Project. The objective of Port City Project is to provide the visiting students and adults with an urban missions experience that will influence the church, transform their lives, challenge any misconceptions about the community we serve and honor Christ as we come alongside those in need. 

    sarah@vigilanthope.com

  • Kristina Ritter

    Executive Assistant

    Kristina handles the day-to-day communications for the Executive director. She operates as the organization's gatekeeper while handling the administrative side of Vigilant Hope.

    Kristina@vigilanthope.com

  • Jason Mitchell

    Vigilant Hope Roasting Coordinator/Community Engagement

    Jason plays a huge role in developing Vigilant Hope Roasting  to help our friends get out of poverty and ensuring all aspects of the business gets done in a proper and timely manner.  He also continues to keep a heartbeat with the needs of the community.

    jason@vigilanthope.com