Executive Profiles

Larry Yonker

President and CEO

Larry has been with the Mission since January 2011.  Larry’s experience with major nonprofits and Fortune 100 corporations gives him the skills and vision required to create successful programs for fundraising, planned giving, donor relations, major donors, marketing, and development activities.  He was the owner of a fundraising consulting business, The Elevation Group, for 10 years and served over 300 non-profit organizations and raised over $600,000,000.  He was also the Vice President of Development and Marketing for Compassion International, where he worked for nearly a decade.  There he managed a $15,000,000 budget and was responsible for $120,000,000 in revenue and 110 employees.  Larry worked 16 years in the information technology industry, serving as a Regional Director of the value-added marketing division of Unisys Corporation.  Long involved in the Christian Management Association and the Christian Stewardship Association, Larry is also an elder at New Life Church in Colorado Springs and a member of the board of directors for Professional Association of Colorado Educators & Africa Ministries.


Bob Hughes

VP of Programs

Bob started with Springs Rescue Mission in July of 2011 after a 25+ year career in Direct Marketing. Bob has held c-level leadership positions with high-growth, high-volume consumer catalog businesses and has spent considerable time teaching and mentoring diverse management teams as they strive to reach their full organizational potential. He has a heart for the broken and hurting of our community and is a member of Woodmen Valley Chapel. Bob has a BA degree from Carthage College, an MBA from Loyola University Chicago, and is currently pursuing a second Masters degree (MA-Theology) from Denver Seminary.


Terry Anderson

VP of Enterprise & Administration

Terry started with the Springs Rescue Mission in March of 2013 after 31 years in the private and public sectors of the Information Technology industry. He led sales, support and engineering teams serving business clients throughout Southern Colorado. Terry has held volunteer leadership and board positions in a number of church, non-profit and community organizations. He currently serves on the board of Cadence International, a Christian non-profit ministering to U.S. and foreign military members around the world. He attends Rocky Mountain Calvary Chapel. Terry has a B.S. in Biblical Education from Multnomah University and a M.S. in Human Resource Management from Chapman University.


SRM Board of Directors (all are independent and voting member)

  • Sam Cameron (President)
    Owner, Cameron Butcher Co.
  • Jerry Barnes (Secretary)
    Retired VP, Member Services
  • Steve Erickson (Treasurer)
    Erickson Brown & Kloster PC
  • Gary Ganz
    Mountain West Business Coach
  • Frank Spinner
    Attorney at Law
  • Bruce Pattee
  • Chris Richardson
    Owner, CMG Corp.
  • Mark White
    President, Northstar Bank Colorado
  • Carol Odell
    Retired CEO, Better Business Bureau
  • David Pump
    Healthcare Administrator, Peak Vista Community Health Centers