Francois is the Executive Director of Stand in the Gap Ministries, www.standinthegap.org. SITGM serves three distinct populations; at-risk youth and women coming from hard places and widows. SITGM recruits and trains volunteers from local churches to come alongside a client and provide relational, emotional and spiritual support in a small group setting. Francois is retired from a 20+ year corporate career focused primarily on technology and related industries. Francois is a graduate of Baylor University who likes to spend time with his wife, Laura, and three young adult children. He currently serves on the Holland Hall (PreK-12 independent college prep school) Strategic Planning Committee and he is passionate about supporting local faith-based ministries.