Regional Director of Ministry | Ted Smith grew up in the inner-city of Baltimore, MD. Since giving his life to Christian service nearly three decades ago, he has served as a missionary to the Philippines and with churches in Oklahoma and Texas. He currently serves as Regional Director of Ministry, overseeing ministry staff and ministry engagements throughout the Midwest Region. In addition, Ted is the Director of The Urban Ministry Institute (TUMI) of Dallas facilitating classes and managing TUMI partnerships in the DFW area and beyond. He also teaches at Dallas Christian College.
Ministry Developer | Jordan King grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania and began working at one of World Impact's camps when he was young teen. He graduated with a degree in Bible and Social work from Cairn University outside of Philadelphia. While he was in college he interned in a drug and alcohol residential program, as well as a children’s crisis management agency, and at a World Impact site outside of Philadelphia. After graduating college Jordan married his wife Kathryn and they now have three young children Mason, Samuel, and Rosalie ages six, four, and six months.
Jordan worked for two years in therapeutic family counseling before joining World Impact as full time staff in 2011.
Regional Administrative Assistant | Aubrey joined World Impact in June of 2017. She serves as the Regional Administrative Assistant for the Midwest, as well as Administrative Assistant for Team Care.
She enjoys hiking, bike-riding, running, playing guitar and spending time with friends and her husband, Jake.
Iowa native, Aubrey has called Wichita, Kansas home for the last 12 years. Jake and Aubrey welcomed their first baby (Isaac) in September 2018.
Store Manager | David started his work with World Impact as a summer cook at Deer Creek Camp in Colorado. He worked there during the summers for 10 years. There, he learned what true “community” was like.
David is currently the manager of the World Impact Thrift Store (WITS) on Central. He has a heart for the urban poor and sharing the love of Christ with them.
Assistant Store Manager | Aldina serves as the assistant manager at the World Impact Thrift store located near downtown Wichita. She has served faithfully since the beginning of 2018.
Property Manager | Paul brought his extensive knowledge of maintenance and carpentry to MSR in 2014 along with his wife, Audrey, a gifted artist and volunteer coordinator. Paul lives in Wichita and serves as the Property Manager for MSR as well as our Wichita campus.
They have two adult daughters, Andrea (married to Joe) and Alexa (a WSU student).