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Acts 4 Executive Director
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Mr. Ron Harris, B.A. – Executive Director

Ron founded Acts 4 Ministries in 2008. Since its founding, Acts 4 Ministries has been able to provide assistance to over 80 families in need in Martinsville and Henry County, VA. A volunteer himself, Ron manages the Purchasing, Security, and Environmental Services departments at Southern Virginia Mental Health Institute in Danville, VA. Ron attends Osborne Baptist Church in Eden, NC and previously served as an Usher, as a volunteer with the Children’s Ministry, on the Finance Committee, and on the Building Committee at The Church at Mercy Crossing in Martinsville, VA. Ron and his wife, Rebecca, have been married for 17 years and have 3 children.
Acts 4 Board Members
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Mr. Greg Preston, M.S. – Chairman

Greg is the Executive Director of Piedmont Community Services in Martinsville, VA. Greg has over 24 years of experience in the human services field. In addition to being a former Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Army, Greg has served with many non-profit organizations and is a Trustee of Moral Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Greg and his wife, Cynthia, have been married for 17 years and have 2 children.
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Mr. Jeff Hairston, LALFA – Vice Chairman

Jeff is the President and Administrator of Hairston Home for Adults in Martinsville, VA. Jeff has over 40 years of experience in the human services field. He began working with Hairston Home (which was founded by his mother in 1974) when he was just 12 years old. Jeff has served with many non-profit organizations and is the Lead Usher and Co-Director of the First Impressions ministry at The Church at Mercy Crossing. Jeff and his wife, Carole, have been married for 2 years.
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Mrs. Melanie Bryant, M.B.A., C.P.A. – Treasurer

Melanie is the former CFO of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating, Inc. and Integration Leader & Finance Manager of Eastman. Melanie has previously served with many non-profit organizations and attends Rich Acres Christian Church where she works with the Children’s Ministry. Melanie and her husband, Rodney, have been married for 10 years and have 3 children.
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Mr. Chad Ford, B.A.

Chad is the Owner and President of Ford Construction in Martinsville, VA. Chad is a Class A Licensed Contractor and has over 30 years of construction experience. Chad attends The Church at Mercy Crossing where he serves as an Usher and was a founding committee member of Acts 4 Ministries. Chad and his wife, Kelly, have been married for 22 years and have 3 children.
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Pastor Michael Harrison, B.A.

Michael is the Founder and Senior Pastor of The Community Fellowship in Collinsville, VA, where he has served for over 10 years. Michael has over 25 years of experience in ministry and has served with many non-profit organizations. Michael has been integral in the implementation of the Winter/Warming Shelter for the homeless and the Back2School outreach event for underprivileged children in Martinsville and Henry County, VA. Michael and his wife, Julie, have been married for 23 years and have 3 children.
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Pastor Tim Hunt, B.A.

Tim is the Senior Pastor at Rich Acres Christian Church in Martinsville, VA where he has served for the past 14 years. Tim has over 29 years of experience in ministry. During his time at Rich Acres Christian Church, he has helped implement community service projects including Faith in Action Day, a free carnival for Rich Acres Elementary School, and a Christmas banquet for the foster care families of Martinsville and Henry County. Tim and his wife, Amanda, have been married for 19 years and have 2 daughters.
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Pastor Avery Preston, D.D.

Avery is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Greater Love Ministries in Martinsville, VA, where he has served for over 14 years. Avery has over 25 years of experience in ministry and has served with many non-profit organizations. Avery and his wife, Pamela, have been married for 31 years and have 2 children and 2 grandchildren.
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Mr. Wayne Willard

Wayne is the Owner of Lawnscape Maintenance, Inc. in Martinsville, VA which he started in 2000. Wayne attends The Church at Mercy Crossing where he serves as an Usher and previously served on the Board of Directors at Mt. Calvary Church in Axton, VA. Wayne and his wife, Andrea, have been married for 11 years and have 2 children.