Board of Directors

Phebe Arouni –

img_0387Phebe has more than 20 years of professional experience in IT and Project and Risk Management at a Fortune 50 company and currently at a major reinsurance company. She and her husband and their two children live in Stamford and serve actively at their church, the Evangelical Community Church in Stamford. They also serve in their community including the PTO of a local Stamford public school.



Marcus Asante –

Marcus is a Director of a major global financial institution. He and his wife and three children reside in Fairfield and attend Grace Community Church in New Canaan. Marcus has a strong passion for Christian apologetics and discipleship and leads study groups that examine the theological and philosophical foundations for faith in modern society.




Dr. Claudia Berlage –

IMG_8894Claudia is an Assistant Principal at a large public high school and Adjunct Professor at the University of Bridgeport, CT. She lives with her husband and four daughters in Stamford and attends Landmark Baptist Church. Claudia received her doctorate in education. She served on the PTO of the Christian School her daughters attended and was involved in the college and career ministry of her church together with her husband.

Karsten Berlage, Vice-Chairman –

IMG_8895Karsten is a Managing Director of a major global insurance company. He and his wife and four daughters live in Stamford and attend Landmark Baptist Church. Karsten is passionately committed to helping young people. He has served on the Board of a Christian school, taught College & Career Sunday School, and leads a weekly Bible study group of young men.

Rev. Stephen Reedy, Chairman

IMG_8006Stephen, an ordained minister, serves as Chair of Stanwich World Missions, and has recently helped to launch the Stamford Campus of Stanwich Church in Greenwich. Stephen graduated with honors in 2013 with a Masters of Divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary, and entered ministry after retiring in 2004 as Managing Director, Equity Derivatives at Deutsche Bank. He and his wife Adrienne and three sons have lived in Wilton since 1997, where they have been active leaders in the community through such organizations as ABC of Wilton, Wilton Kiwanis and other organizations.

Ralph Schoenrock, Treasurer –

Ralph SchoenrockRalph is a Managing Director of a major financial institution. He lives in Stamford with his wife and two children. He and his family attend Grace Community Church in New Canaan as well as the Gathering which is the Stamford campus of Stanwich Church in Greenwich. Ralph also serves on the board of a non-profit organization providing community services in the largest urban slum in Central America.

Andrew Vindigni

IMG_8896Andrew is a senior vice president and a security analyst at a mutual fund based in NYC since 1988. He and his wife and two daughters have lived in Stamford since 1991 and attend Grace Community Church in New Canaan. Andrew has a passion for Christian education and has served for many years on the board of a Christian elementary school.