SRM Leadership

Executive Team & Board

Springs Rescue Mission campus

Our Executive Team

A community-minded group of professional Christian leaders.

Jack Briggs

President & CEO
Jack Briggs became President & CEO of Springs Rescue Mission in 2020. He lived in Colorado Springs briefly as an infant before his military father was transferred to Hawaii, and then to California. Briggs returned to Colorado Springs in 1982 to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy, graduated in 1986 and then headed to pilot training. He spent the first 20 years of his 31-year military career as a pilot before ascending to leadership, becoming a Major General. His final role in the Air Force was as Director of Operations for U.S. Northern Command headquarters in Colorado Springs. He served on the board of Springs Rescue Mission in 2017 before his military retirement later that year. In 2018, Briggs and his wife Margaret of 32 years (who share three kids together) moved to the East Coast, where he served as New York University’s vice president of Global Resiliency and Security.

Travis Williams

Chief Development Officer
Travis Williams has served as Springs Rescue Mission's Chief Development Officer since 2015. ‍ Williams loves people and is a global ministry leader who has a passion for helping others live life more abundantly through a relationship with Jesus. Travis is a strategic thought leader and has served global organizations like Focus on the Family and Awana. He’s often called upon as a public speaker and strategist to help organizations get from where they are to where they want to go. Travis has helped Fortune 500 companies achieve financial success, churches achieve growth, and global non-profits help more people. He’s married to his beautiful wife Devon, has three children and loves to enjoy the beauty of his home state — Colorado.

Dr. Jeffrey J. Cook

Chief Program Officer
Dr. Jeffrey J. Cook is married to his wife Lisa, and they have four wonderful children, all married. They are also blessed to have eight grandchildren. Jeff has worked at Springs Rescue Mission since August 2013. He is originally from Albuquerque, where he worked in the business and ministry sectors for over 30 years. He has owned and operated multiple businesses, has been a corporate executive with several well-known companies, and oversaw various ministries from churches to private schools. Jeff graduated from City Vision University with a B.A. and an MBA in Nonprofit Management. He received his postgraduate degree from Bakke Graduate University, focusing on Transformational Leadership.

Anissa Boyd

Chief Human Resources Officer
Anissa Boyd joined Springs Rescue Mission in 2022 and became its Chief Human Resources Officer in 2023. ‍ She has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. She has a Master's in Human Resources Management and a B.S. in Psychology. She has written for several professional Human Resources journals and continues to be a routine speaker at various Human Resources and legal events across the country. Anissa lived in Colorado Springs for a few years during her childhood as she was raised in a military family and is happy to reside here once again. She is married with two adult children and enjoys various church and volunteer activities in her free time.

Keith Schumacher

Chief Financial Officer
Keith Schumacher joined Springs Rescue Mission as Chief Financial Officer in 2021. Keith has more than 30 years of Fortune 500 corporate, local government and nonprofit financial management and strategic leadership experience. Prior to joining SRM, he was Finance Director at Aon Corporation, Director of Finance and Administration at Diversus Health Services, Senior Budget Consultant at Douglas County Colorado, Chief Financial Officer at The Resource Exchange, and most recently, Chief Financial Officer at Preferred Talent Acquisition Partners. Keith has a Master’s in Management and Organizational Leadership from Colorado State University and a B.S. in Finance and Economics from Northern State University. He is married and has one son with his wife Lisa, and serves on various nonprofit advisory boards in the Colorado Springs community.
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Board of Directors

All board members are independent and voting members.

Dr. Trenton Langhofer

Chair
Clinical Director,
Colorado Christian University

Peter Speiser

Vice-Chair
Chief Financial Officer,
GE Johnson

Derrick Jeffers

Director of Finance,
First Presbyterian Church

Beth Nolette

Accountant,
Front Range Commercial

Alex Lugo

Director of Finance
U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)

Sarah Scherling

Vice President,
Colorado Christian University

Mike MacGuire

Broker Owner,
The Platinum Group Realtors

Ian Speir

Partner,
Covenant Law PLLC

Dr. Melinda Joy Mingo

Founder and President,
Significant Life Change, Inc.

Alison Murray

Director of Community Impact,
Norwood Development

Bonnie Martinez

VP of Marketing Communications and Partnerships,
Discover Goodwill