Ken is a co-founder and serves as the executive director for Team Will. He has worked in education since 1985 and is currently the Director for the California Academic Decathlon and Director of Youth Development for the Solano County Office of Education. He is a graduate of Bethany College and Capital Bible College with a degree in Ministerial Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies.
Ernie is the owner of Timeline Media Productions, and producer of the documentary 'Go the Distance' that focused on Team Will's 2008 Ride to Reach the Day. In addition, Ernie has shot for National Geographic, Fox Sports and Discovery Channel and has work featured in the Library of Congress. He is also a part-time video productions teacher.
John has been a practicing attorney in Sacramento for 20 years and is currently chief litigation counsel for the firm of Kraft Opich, LLP, in Citrus Heights. When not practicing law, he pursues his passion for community service and children. He has been an active member of the River Live Covenant Church since 2000, and currently serves on its Leadership Team. He lives in Sacramento with his wife, Tina, and is the father of three children: James, Micaela, and Maxwell.
A founding board member of Team Will and award-winning senior photographer, Randy Pench, has been a staff photographer at The Sacramento Bee since 1982. He has covered a variety of assignments including the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, the 1994 Northridge earthquake, fires and floods, five Super Bowls, two World Series and every President from Ronald Regan to George Bush.
Brian was born and raised in Arkansas and moved to California in 1993, where he was married and now enjoys family life with his wife and three children. He is an architect and partner at Perkins, Williams & Cotterill Architects. Outside of architecture, Brian has worked with youth since 1990 and loves the opportunity to encourage children and learn from them. In 2008, he combined the opportunity of facing challenges with the love of encouraging children as he rode cross country with Team Will for “Ride to Reach the Day.”