Billy Taylor and His Wife Christy along with many friends and family started Mission Firefly in 2009. Since then Billy has acted as President of the organization and continues to be involved in helping Mission Firefly shape its goals and initiatives. Billy has a heart for the unreached and impoverished and wants to see Mission Firefly continue to spread the Gospel through creating and maintaining life-long relationships.
Zach Beaman started working full time for Mission Firefly in late 2013. Zach serves as Director of day to day operations including trip planning, fund raising, meeting with new churches, and working with sponsorship. Zach also leads trips and interprets for mission groups.
Jorge Cerritos is the lead pastor for the Iglesia Cristiana Comunitaria Ciudad de Refugio, which is a church that serves the area of Linda Vista outside of Guatemala. Jorge along with his wife Shirley work with Mission Firefly throughout the year as well as during our trips to ensure that in everything that we do in Guatemala, we are making it apparent that the spread of the Gospel is our ultimate goal.
Jacobo “Jake” Tum is Mission Firefly’s Facilities and Project Manager. Jake prepare construction and work sites as well as visits and works with sponsored villages to make sure they receive what they need. Jake and Jorge Jr. work together to make sure that everywhere we help, the Gospel is the center.