Board of Directors

Kingdom Investment International is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit organization and has formed a governing board of directors to uphold the vision of this ministry and oversee our operations.


Jean-Paul Tiendrebeogo
President & Chief Executive Officer

Jean-Paul is an ordained minister and serves the body of Christ in various capacities through preaching, teaching, as a life coach, and as a one-on-one discipleship coach. He has experience working within diverse congregational, corporate, educational and community contexts. Jean-Paul also serves as the President & Chief Executive Officer of Kingdom Investment International, a non-profit organization committed to promoting sustainable economic development in Africa. He holds a bachelor's degree in Economics and International Studies from Bluffton University (Bluffton, Ohio) and a Master of Science in International Economic Development with an emphasis in Public Policy from Eastern University (Eastern University). Jean-Paul is the author of “My Faith or My Family,” a memoir of a Christian childhood in Africa. He has appeared on several radio and television programs sharing his life story and advocating on behalf of others in less developed nations. Jean-Paul has been married to Rita for 11 years, and the Lord has blessed them with two beautiful children, Moriah (7) and Caleb (5). The Tiendrebeogo family resides in Bellefontaine, Ohio. 



Rita Tiendrebeogo

Rita currently serves as the Treasurer for Kingdom Investment International. Her heart for the nations was birthed out of a long-term mission trip to South Africa in 2001. Through this trip, the Lord showed her his love for all nations, tribes, and ethnicities. Her passion is to see His kingdom advanced throughout the earth by showing the love of God to others by helping them to reach the full potential in Christ.

Professionally, Rita works as a Teacher’s Aide at Mac-A-Cheek Learning Center in Bellefontaine Ohio. She is the wife of Jean Paul Tiendrebeogo, and the mother of two beautiful children     (Moriah and Caleb).


Mark Carter



Jared O. Hodge, J.D., CPA
Board Member


Dr. Rex Huffer
Board Member

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Pastor Lynn Huffman
Board Member


Anthony D. Kariuki
Board Member/Director

Anthony is the owner of a product and technology development business that deals with discovering, inventing, developing, and implementing new ideas, concepts, solutions, and products in the market place. Anthony has also been trained in ministry and has been in active ministry for more than 12 years, serving in many different capacities.

Anthony is married to Loise. They have been blessed with 2 beautiful daughters, 6 and 3 years old.


Tim Manchester
Board Member

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