OUR OUTSTANDING TEAM

 

David & Ranaye Verdu - CEO/Founders

As a lifelong Educator and Award-Winning Coach, David Verdu founded Way Beyond Measure out of a desire to positively impact the minds and hearts of students, teachers, families, and communities of this nation.

 

Known as “Coach Verdu” to thousands of young people across the U.S.; he is a charismatic and energetic speaker, author, singer, and has a knack for engaging his audience with a wide range of methods of presentation including comedy, dramatic storytelling, engaging videos,  and occasionally- a little sleight of hand. His unique style is both inspirational and profoundly insightful, and his message of Anti-Bullying and Character Development leaves a lasting impression upon audiences of all ages and backgrounds. (*See Bio for more highlights)

 

Ranaye Verdu is an extraordinary wife, mother of 6 kids, and foster mother to over 50 children. Along with David, her sincere heart for youth and kids, her encouraging spirit, and her distinguished list of abilities helped to create and build Way Beyond Measure. She is a talented Artist, Musician, Singer, and professional Esthetician. When she is not taking care of the administrative needs she enjoys cooking, playing piano, painting, and of course, spending as much time as possible with their grandkids. 

Susan Tucker - Vice President

For 25 years, Susan has intermittently worked in Children’s Ministry in Ohio and Kentucky. She is the mother to three incredible children, a set of boy/girl twins and another daughter. Susan has been successful in the corporate world, is a US Air Force Veteran, and is currently double majoring in Religion and Psychology online at Liberty University.

 

In her down time, she enjoys spending time with family (especially her children), hiking, traveling, running, quilting, singing, and baking. Being a mother of young children, she can’t imagine just sitting back and not doing anything; so, she is standing up and standing out to help make a difference as a volunteer at Way Beyond Measure. “I am so excited to be a part of Way Beyond Measure, and helping make a difference!”

Catherine Wensley - President United Kindom

July 01, 2020

Supporting teenagers with hidden emotional trauma. Putting in place an early intervention program using a trauma informed approach. Objective being to reduce class disruption, increase attendance and build aspiration.

Catherine is the Founder of Hope & Aspiration located in the United Kingdom, which has teamed up with Way Beyond Measure to form a dynamic program that really reaches across the pond.  She is a charismatic Speaker,  Trauma Informed Response,  Deep Relaxation Hypnotherapy, Timeline Therapy, Mentoring and more.  "I am excited for the future." 

Patrick Lewis - Director of Operations

Patrick is the Director of Operations for Way Beyond Measure, having joined the team in July 2020. Patrick is beyond excited to start working with Way Beyond Measure, he is ready to share with the world how amazing and life changing the program they have can be. From cooking dinners at Ronald McDonald’s house to currently being part of the Best Buddies Citizens Program, Patrick has always enjoyed volunteering for different organizations. He is an outgoing, engaging and loves helping others succeed. His success is thanks to the hundreds, if not thousands, of people who have helped him along the way and he tries to pay that forward.

 

Patrick also works for Dynamic Strength & Conditioning in Nashua NH. He is currently working on scaling their new online program. He enjoys working with groups that work to help others succeed. He knows working with Way Beyond Measure will help him grow into a great speaker.

 

Patrick and his amazing wife Kelsey live in Hooksett NH with their dog Michael. They both love camping as much as possible and have recently purchased a camper, to make going camping even easier.

Tiffany Cotton - National Representative

Tiffany was adopted when she 10 years old, along with her siblings, David and Gabriella. She has lived in Colorado for 13 years. Tiffany is the mother of two wonderful kitties. She works in real estate, managing dates, and deadlines for agents in Woodland Park, CO. Tiffany was a youth group leader and mentored young women. She has such a heart for our youth and wants to make a difference. She says, “the difference starts with us”.

Johnny Daniels - Sound Tech

Johnny's been with the team from the beginning.  He likes to be behind the scenes where he can fix and make the production go off with out a glitch. He hopes to one day share his personal story with the world. Until then, he is just happy helping his Dad conquer the world!

Johnny & RuthAnn Holland - Senior Adviser

Johnny and Ruth Ann have been involved in ministry for their entire forty-one years of marriage. They have ministered with their three children as Youth Pastors, Worship Leaders, Choir Directors, Assistant Pastors, and Senior Pastors throughout the Southeastern States, Texas, Oklahoma, California, and Germany.

 

Johnny has been a Minister for over forty years teaching in two Bible Colleges/Seminaries while writing textbooks that are being used throughout the world.

 

Ruth Ann has many different facets of ministry experience that range from developing a Child Care Center to be a Director of a military chapel bible education program consisting of several denominations. 

Michael Ray - Advisor

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