Andrew Sears

Andrew Sears, Executive Director, TechMission; President, City Vision College

Andrew is the founder and Executive Director of TechMission and the President of City Vision University. He grew up in an inner-city environment, and was the son of a Baptist preacher in a Black storefront church in Kansas City (Andrew's testimony). He later received his MS in Technology and Policy and MS in Computer Science at MIT. While at MIT, he co-founded the Internet and Telecoms Consortium, a multi-million dollar research group, with one of the fathers of the Internet. After MIT he did Internet consulting to companies including St. Paul Venture Capital and Sprint.  He and his wife Heather and sons Zeke and Ezra live in Quincy, MA and are active in their local church.

Ken Heitland

Dr. Ken Heitland, Academic Dean, City Vision College

Ken joined City Vision as dean in April 2015, having primary responsibility for coordinating and developing the faculty and academic programs of City Vision University. He is a technology expert with a heart for helping. Ken has deep experience in corporate training design, product development and online/ distance learning with matching academic credentials. Ken lives in suburban Kansas City, is married to Tami, a music teacher, and has 2 children. Ken and Tami are active in the ministries of Prairie Baptist Church. 

Harriet Hodge-Henry

Harriet Hodge-Henry, Operations Contractor

As Director of Operations, Harriet was responsible for the daily administration of the organization. Now she serves part-time as Operations Contractor assisting Ann Marie and Jonathan. She previously worked as an administrative supervisor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the New England Medical Center. She also worked at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the Accounting Department. She was a production manager at Digital Equipment Corporation in Roxbury, MA. Harriet is an active member of her church – The Gathering Christian Fellowship – and she also is the director and founder of a youth organization – The Kids Klub of Roxbury. Harriet received her BS in Operations Management from the University of New Haven.

Ann Marie Cameron-Thompson

Ann Marie Cameron-Thompson, Financial Aid and Accounting Manager

Ann Marie joined TechMission in 2015 to serve as the chief accountant and financial aid manager. She is the primary person responsible for processing City Vision College students' applications for financial aid. She studied at Cambridge College, earning a Master's in Business Management. She is married to Ralph Thompson, and has one daughter and two step-daughters. She immigrated to the US at the age of 12 and lives in Cambridge, MA.  She currently attends the New Life Restoration Church in Dorchester, MA and is ordained as a minister.

Nancy Young, Director of Admissions

Nancy is responsible for communicating with potential City Vision College students and assisting them with the admissions process. Nancy received her BS in Criminal Justice from Central Missouri State University and received her BS in Addiction Studies at City Vision College in July 2013. She presently lives and works in Missouri. 

Evan Donovan

Evan Donovan, Director of Educational Technology, City Vision; Director of Technology, TechMission

Evan serves as Director of Educational Technology for City Vision University, assesses the technology needs of the school and how to improve instructional delivery. He also serves as Director of Technology for TechMission, in which capacity he  manages all TechMission's websites and internal IT systems, including the custom Salesforce system in which the college tracks students and interns. Finally, he executes the tech consulting projects which TechMission occasionally takes on for partners. He previously served as Web Developer for TechMission, and before that Online Publication Editor. He is active in Christ the King Dorchester, a local church plant of the Presbyterian Church in America.


Nykeah Parham, Internship Coordinator

Nykeah joined TechMission in 2015 as the City Vision Internship Coordinator. She works with sites all over the United States to assist them in placing City Vision interns.

Rachael Jarboe


Rachael Jarboe, Administrative Assistant, City Vision College

Rachael works primarily in assisting City Vision University students with all types of student support from technical to financial aid. She also helps with technical support for TechMission projects. Prior to her appointment as Administrative Assistant, she served TechMission as a Volunteer Coordinator. Rachael received her BA in Interdisciplinary Missions and Music from Nyack College in 2002, followed by her MA in Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies from Nyack College and Alliance Theological Seminary in 2004. Rachael lives in Maryland where she is an active member of Our Father's House, Assemblies of God church, where she serves as the outreach and missions coordinator.

Jonathan Spain-Collins

Jonathan Spain-Collins, Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant, City Vision Internships & Christians in Recovery

Jonathan joined TechMission in 2011 as a City Vision intern. Since then, he has served as a bookkeeper and administrative assistant for the internships program, and also assists with the Christians in Recovery program. Jonathan is a Dorchester native who is very active in his church Christ the Rock, where he serves in the worship band.