Consider it Pure Joy....James 1:2-4

Board of Directors

Mike Land

 Mike Land serves as the 9474 Foundation’s President. Mike is a retired United States Air Force Officer after serving for 21 years in many roles but mainly as a fighter and instructor pilot. Currently he flies for a major airline. Mike and his wife Sheri live in the Dallas/Ft Worth Area and have two boys.

Vice President


Cobie Okafor

 Cobie Okafor serves as the 9474 Foundation's Treasurer. Cobie is a former student-athlete at Texas Christian University where he completed his undergraduate degree in Economics and most recently completed his MBA at the University of Dallas. Currently Cobie works for JP Morgan as a Technology and Operations Associate overseeing product implementation for the banks Wealth and Asset Management division.

Jennifer Gross

 Jennifer Gross serves as the 9474 Foundation’s Secretary. Jennifer is on staff at a local LCMS church in the DFW area where she works primarily with college students and young adults.

Bret Taylor

 Bret Taylor is a baptized child of God, married to his wife Myra for over 30 years father to four children and father-in-law to two great people. He has served as a Lutheran educator in his professional life and is currently a professor of mathematics at Concordia University in Irvine, California..  Bret is excited to see how God will work through the 9474 Foundation to bring "joy in the trials of life" to others.