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About Us - The Team

Habtu Zemech

3239 Gina Place
Woodbridge, VA. 22193

Habtu Zemech was born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He attended Shemiles Habte Comprehensive High School where he completed his high school education. Habtu spent over 10 years working in the Church of Christ Mission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Having always wanted to study the Bible, he returned to school and earned his associates degree in Bible and Missions from Nairobi Great Commission School (NGCS) in 1991 in Nairobi, Kenya.

While in Kenya, Mr. Habtu worked with Ethiopian Refugees who were displaced from their country and were stationed in refugee camps in different parts of Kenya. He helped many to receive settlement in Europe and the United States.

After graduating he returned to Ethiopia and was appointed to be Assistant Director to the Church of Christ mission. Habtu is passionate about improving the lives of children and was instrumental in the development of orphanage homes for children and assisting underprivileged young adults by equipping them with the knowledge of the Bible.

Habtu came to the United States on June 23, 1996 and currently resides in Woodbridge, Virginia with his wife Meaza, son Samuel and Daughter Sophia.

Habtu works as an Assistant Project Manager for a government-contracting agency at the United States Patent and Trade Mark Office in Alexandria, Virginia.

Habtu graduated Cum Laude from Strayer University with a Bachelor’s degree in Internetworking Technology and a member of Alpha Chi National Honor Society, D.C. Gamma Chapter.

Habtu is a member of Project Management Institute (PMI) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Habtu is a member of the Church of Christ at Falls Church, Virginia and serves as a Deacon for Domestic Mission work.

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Wayne T. Doran

14316 Southgate Court
Woodbridge, VA 22193

Wayne Doran was born and raised in Tennessee. He attended Dresden (TN) High School from which he graduated in 1976. Wayne joined the military in 1979 and served in Texas, Colorado, Alabama, Turkey, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C. He has taught numerous Bible classes ranging from Lads-To-Leaders to Senior Adult classes. He has also served as a Deacon at various congregations in Texas, New Jersey, and Virginia. Wayne currently serves as an elder of the Church of Christ in Falls Church, Virginia.

Wayne and his wife, Eugenia, have lived in the Commonwealth of Virginia for 13 years after moving from New Jersey. They have two children, Thomas M. Doran and Robin F. Johnson who are both active in the church. They also have 5 grandsons – Cody, Logan, and Noah Doran and Brian and Wesley Johnson.

Wayne became a Christian due to the influence and biblical teachings of many people in his life. None were more influential than his mother who taught him what Christianity is all about. Also, his experiences at Mid-South Youth Camp, a Christian youth camp sponsored by Freed-Hardeman University, led to his baptism as a young person.

Wayne is a staff officer for the U.S. Government. He is an Advanced Certified Performance Analyst and Certified Financial Manager.

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Geosh Saxton

3708 13th St. N.
Arlington, VA. 22201

Geosh Saxton attended Nakasero Primary School and the Agha Khan high school in Kampala, Uganda and finished his studies in the United States.

Mr. Saxton has worked as a management consultant in the DC metro area for over 25 years. Some of the organizations included Volunteers in Technical Assistance, CitiBank, World Bank, Navy, Advanced Behavioral Modeling, Expert Performance Technologies, USPS, DOJ and GTANGIBLE, Corp.

Mr. Saxton is a member of the Falls Church, Church of Christ and has served on the Benevolence Committee since 2004 to the present and is also on the Missions Committee.

Added together, Geosh has lived in Africa and the Carribbean for over 10 years and has had the opportunity to work in several locations including Belize, Madagascar, Gabon, Bahrain, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Haiti and his experience includes working in both French and Spanish.

Mr. Saxton earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1978, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana. After Peace Corps, he earned a Masters in International Administration, 1989, at the School for International Training, Brattleboro, VT.

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