Jon James
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Jon is responsible for the overall leadership of the Praise Project Foundation. He manages the endowment’s investment portfolio and guides the Praise Project’s giving philosophy.

Jon graduated with a BS in Mathematics from the University of Alabama and is currently pursuing a MDiv from Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte.

Prior to founding the Praise Project, Jon served as a management consultant with IBM. He currently works for Reformed University Fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Stephen Moughon
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer

Stephen is responsible for the day-to-day management of The Praise Project Foundation. He oversees partner relations, grant distribution, and regulatory compliance.

Prior to founding the Praise Project, Stephen served in management at GEICO, where he co-managed the company’s Mid-Atlantic customer service operations.

Stephen graduated with a MA in Economics from the University of Alabama.

Brandon Reid
Director of Research

Brandon is responsible for managing research at The Praise Project Foundation. His quantitative research seeks to improve our investing effectiveness.

Concurrent to the Praise Project, Brandon works as an Assistant Professor in Actuarial Science and Mathematics at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Brandon graduated with a PhD in Mathematics from The University of Alabama.

Nathan Frey
Director of Design

Nathan is responsible for the artistic direction of The Praise Project Foundation. He oversees content creation, graphic design, and website development.

Concurrent to the Praise Project, Nathan works as an independent graphic designer. He also leads a creative team marketing for Cedarville University.

Nathan is a senior at Cedarville University with a projected BA in Visual Communications Design.