Leaders & Staff

Rich Millhouse


Rich and Martha Millhouse have served with ReachGlobal for 25 years. For 18 years, they lived in Romania, where Rich served as the pastor of the Evangelical Free Church of Craiova and was involved in developing, empowering and releasing Romanians for ministry. He continues to serve on the Strategic Partnering Team of ReachGlobal Europe. Rich is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary. Martha previously served with CRU at the Josh McDowell Ministry. She now serves with the ReachGlobal Resource team for Europe. They have three children; David, Ben and Elizabeth.

Todd Hiltibran

Elder chairman

Todd and his wife Kristi have lived in Europe for 23 years. When he's not serving at Danube, Todd oversees the Europe ministry for ReachGlobal.
Kristi serves as the director of The International Christian School of Budapest.
They have 6 adult children.

Jim Samland


Jim and Debbie have lived in Europe for 30 years, 10 of those in Austria and the last 20 in Hungary. They are on staff with Cru, working with the FamilyLife ministry using the felt need of marriage and family to launch and equip spiritual movements in Hungary.  In addition, we are helping CRU staff to establish similar family movements in Belarus, Macedonia, Moldova and the Czech Republic.

Ryan Nolterieke


Ryan and Jen have lived in Budapest for 10 years. They serve with Cru, and the first few years here in Budapest they worked with the Hungarian ministry reaching high school students. For the last 7 years they have been part of the Institute for Biblical and Theological Studies team that serves Cru staff in Central and Eastern Europe by providing them with biblical and theological training. Ryan is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary. They have three children - Ben, Drew, and Cade.

chris gibson


Chris and Debbie moved to Budapest in 2004 with their family. Chris is an ordained EPC minister with over 25 years of experience in pastoral ministry and is Licensed Professional Counselor. He holds a M. Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary and a Doctorate from Dallas Theological Seminary. The Gibson’s direct the department of Member Care for the EPC’s “World Outreach”. They have four daughters.

greg pitts


Greg and Suzanne served with Cru for seven years in Belarus before moving to Budapest in 2007. Greg currently serves on the regional Cru Digital Strategies team. They have seven children – three adult children live in America and the other four live with them in Budapest.

James Lauderdale

integration/Discipleship/small groups

James and Julie moved to Budapest in 2010 after having lived in Ukraine for 15 years. They serve with ReachGlobal and are both originally from Texas. They have two children, Will and Katia, both students at Wheaton College. 

Jenn Kelley

administrator/communications coordinator

Jenn and Dave Kelley moved to Budapest from Cheyenne, Wyoming in 2013. They serve Third-Culture Kids and their families as teachers at the International Christian School of Budapest. Their primary responsibilities at the school are middle school Health and middle school Social Studies. They have three elementary-aged children. 

Andrea Kopataki

Children's Ministry coordinator

Andrea is a native Hungarian who is also a Texan by passport and by heart. She moved back to Budapest after having lived in the US for 22 years. She serves children and their families as an educational therapist at the International Christian School of Budapest. Andrea has two children who currently attend college in Hungary.