At YM360, we assemble awesome, with a team that's working to bring you incredible resources, so that you can better serve your students. We're dedicated (we've been known to answer customer care emails on the walk between Sunday School and church), we're passionate (about everything), and we're grateful God has allowed us to walk beside you as you help students know Christ and make Him known.
YM360 CO-FOUNDER & PUBLISHER, WANNA'BE FANTASY BASEBALL PRO
Andy Blanks is the Publisher and Co-Founder of YM360 and Iron Hill Press. A former Marine, Andy has been doing youth ministry since the 90s, mostly in the field of publishing and discipleship. During that time, Andy has led the development of some of the most popular Bible study curriculum and discipleship resources in the country. He has authored numerous books, Bible studies, and articles, and regularly speaks at events and conferences, both for adults and teenagers. He is active in his local church, teaching youth, adult, and men’s small groups regularly. Andy and his wife, Brendt, were married in 2000 and have lived in Birmingham, AL ever since. They have four children, three girls and one boy.
YM360 CO-FOUNDER & CEO, WANNA'BE GOLFER
Les Bradford collaborates in most all aspects of YM360. Les has served as leadership in youth ministry orgs since 2006. Les has a knack for making all the moving parts work together. Youth ministry helped shape his life, and his youth pastor continues to be a great source of encouragement and friendship to this day. Les enjoys all things outdoors, especially being on the golf course with his son or friends. Les and his wife Jamie live in Birmingham, AL with their son, Gage and two daughters, Gracie and Raegan.
J. ROGER DAVIS
YM360 PRESIDENT, PRAYING FOR REVIVAL ON ROCKY TOP
J. Roger Davis joined YM360 in 2015 as President and leader of all live events & experiences. Roger has been creating and giving leadership to excellent, gospel-centered youth ministry events since 1993. He's always energized by the opportunity to create moments that matter for you and your students. Roger bleeds Tennessee Vol orange and is a big Dallas Cowboys & San Antonio Spurs fan (where he used to be a ball boy.) He and his wife, Becca (a former youth minister) live in Birmingham with their four kids: Sterling, Landry, Kinsley, and Murray.
DIRECTOR OF CUSTOMER CARE, YANKEE FAN
YM360 Fact: Lee Moore was YM360's first-ever full time employee. Lee loves helping youth workers with the best customer care you'll find. A former youth pastor, his first love is Jesus and his passion is to encourage youth pastors and youth workers. Lee currently serves as the Character Coach of Lawson State Community College Baseball. Lee and his wife, Tammy, live in Birmingham, Alabama, and they have four children: Abby, Austin, Justen, and Lauren.
DIRECTOR OF EVENTS, AMATEUR BASS GUITARIST
Angela Terry is all things YM360 Events -- both live events and our YM360 Event Curriculum. Angela has a deep passion for equipping the church in the discipleship process, and seeks to make the youth worker’s job easier. As the wife of a college pastor herself, Angela spends a lot of time “in the trenches,” ministering to the college students of greater Birmingham. On any given day, Angela enjoys filling her free time with sports (mainly the Denver Broncos), HGTV, baking and shopping. Angela lives in north Birmingham with her husband Madison, sons Hudson and Haddon, and dog Maple.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER, PROUD PLANT MOM
Anna-Kate serves as a graphic designer for YM360. She graduated from Auburn University with a BA in Art Studio and planned to become an art teacher. It didn’t take her long to realize that her true love is for design! She moved back to Birmingham and received a BFA in Graphic Design from UAB, then moved to Memphis to serve others as a designer for Fund the Nations. Growing up in student ministry, Anna-Kate considers it a true privilege to create materials that benefit students and youth leaders. When she’s not designing, you can find her doing yoga, planning her next trip across the country, or throwing on the wheel in a pottery studio. Anna-Kate lives in Birmingham with her husband, Adam.
DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING, WANNA'BE AUBURN FAN
Jake Rasmussen is a YM360 ninja in every sense. Jake helps YM360 across the board with strategy in areas like marketing, launching new resources, and customer care. Jakes has a passion for youth ministry having previously served with Group Publishing/Simply Youth Ministry for over six years. He loves being outdoors and was once known to be a Crossfit junkie. Growing up in Arizona, he's a legitimate Arizona Wildcats fan, a rarity here in the South. Jake lives with his wife Jennifer and their four children in Birmingham.
FINANCIAL DIRECTOR, CPA, BELIEVING IN “THE PROCESS”
Brett Mims began supporting YM360 as Financial Director in 2017. Brett’s desire to influence students was cultivated while in college volunteering in youth ministry and working as summer camp counselor. Being on the YM360 team allows him to lead in the areas of finance and accounting so that others can focus on ministry. With life-changing experiences abroad, Brett enjoys contributing to efforts focused on reaching the nations and considers himself an adventurous eater. A graduate of The University of Alabama, Brett is an unashamed Bammer who loves dating his wife Lindsay, fishing, and playing “hee-yah!” with his two boys, Oliver and Fynn.
EVENT COORDINATOR, CHEESEBURGER ENTHUSIAST
Hannah serves youth ministers and churches as an Event Coordinator at our GENERATE events. She has been with GENERATE in different capacities since its first year. She also manages our fulfillment processes for YM360.com orders. Hannah lives in Birmingham by way of Canyon, Texas and is a graduate of West Texas University (Go Buffs!). You can find Hannah shipping YM360 materials, as an Event Coordinator at GENERATE, or eating cheeseburgers at your local Steak-N-Shake! #OnTheWay
CREATIVE DIRECTOR, PROFESSIONALLY TRAINED IN STAGE COMBAT
Jonathan Skaggs serves as the Creative Director for YM360, where he gives leadership to all things storytelling for both GENERATE and YM360. During college, he spent two summers as an Actor with GENERATE and fell in love with the people and mission of YM360. Jonathan holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Samford University and is a professional actor, theatre educator and Equity Membership Candidate. He has worked with regional theatre's across the South East, and continues to perform professionally in Birmingham. He is so pleased to be using his skills as an actor, producer and storyteller to further the mission of The Kingdom through his work with YM360! Jonathan is happily married, greatly enjoys playing music, discussing the intersections of art and faith and time with his cat.
EVENT COORDINATOR, CAFFEINE QUEEN
Kaitlyn serves as one of our Event Coordinators for our GENERATE camp events. She has been involved with GENERATE since 2017, bringing great leadership to our SERVE options at GENERATE. Kaitlyn has a passion for student ministry, specificially seeing students come to look more like Jesus. Kaitlyn is a graduate of McNeese State University, and she is a true Louisiana native. Now living in Birmingham, AL, Kaitlyn enjoys photography, drinking coffee, baking, and playing with her dog Burreaux.
EVENT DIRECTOR, DISNEYLAND FANATIC
Michael serves as an Event Director giving leadership to GENERATE events and serving youth leaders in their resource needs. Relocating from his previous role as a youth pastor in Santa Barbara, CA, Michael joined the YM360 family with a passion for students to know Jesus. Michael has worked with youth ministries of all sizes as a youth pastor, a leader, and an intern in Texas and California. Michael is a graduate of Dallas Baptist and a current student at Dallas Theological Seminary pursuing a THM. In his free time, Michael loves playing drums and rooting for the San Antonio Spurs. Go Spurs Go!
EVENT DIRECTOR, CRAZY CAJUN
Jonathan serves as an Event Director with our GENERATE events. Originally from Lake Charles, LA, Jonathan has found a new home here in Birmingham. He has seen GENERATE since its beginning and is passionate about serving churches, students, and youth ministers from around the country. Jonathan loves the intentional culture at YM360. When he is not preparing for camp, you can find Jonathan playing golf, thinking about playing golf, cooking Cajun cuisine, or cheering on the 2020 National Champions—the one and only LSU Tigers. GEAUX TIGAHS.