Andrew Hill currently serves as the Executive Pastor of Oakland Church in Rochester, MI. Within his duties, he leads the staff of Oakland Church along with serving as the Young Adults pastor at the church. He graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and also earned a Diploma with a focus in Biblical Studies from Rhema Bible College. He resides in Rochester, MI with his family including his wife Quela and his daughter Zara. Andrew enjoys music, namely playing the piano, and even serves as a part of the worship team at his local church.
Christi Giannetti attended Oakland Christian K-12 & studied business courses at Oakland Community College and Oakland University. She has worked in retail management for over 8 years before becoming a stay at home mom that raises her 4 children and home-schools them. Her hobbies include gardening, studying health and wellness, and traveling. Christi generously assists with the gala and other fundraising and friend-raising efforts at HoP.
Crawford Webb has served on the board with House of Providence for many years. He attended Detroit schools and later graduated from Wayne State University. He spent 28 years working in a management position with the Detroit News. Following retirement from that position, he worked for 8 years as a bus driver with the Farmington school district. He has served on many charitable boards and committees working on behalf of youth throughout his lifetime, including working as the President of the Optimist Club in Detroit. Through his time on these committees, he has assisted in many fundraising opportunities and has many connections throughout the country. He also gives back in a Bible study fellowship as a teacher and now as a student working with his grandson. Crawford’s proudest accomplishment is his strong family relationships. He was married to his wife for 38 years and has an amazing daughter, son-in-law, and grandson.
Dave Duda is the founder and CEO of Brandon Electric, Inc. which was established in 1977. He is a licensed master electrician, electric contractor, mechanical contractor, residential builder, and certified electronic technician. Dave is also a commercial property owner and manager of his own properties. He brings years of business expertise to the board of House of Providence. In these areas, along with his service on the board of many other organizations, he has developed strong ties to the community. He has formerly served as the Board Chairman of Open Door Rescue Mission, President of Olde Towne Committee of Rochester Hills, and the President of Rochester Hills Businessmen’s Association. He also served for 20 years on the Oakland County Community Development Block Grant Council. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of House of Providence. Dave project manages and leads a group of retired men who volunteer on various construction projects throughout the community every Tuesday. He has been married for 52 years and has two children and two grandchildren. He enjoys vacationing with his wife in their RV and playing golf on Thursdays as a member of the Rochester Business Men's Golf League.
As a former foster parent and now adoptive mother, with seven kids in total, Emily Arredondo would tell you her number one passion is seeing every child provided the care and love they deserve. She and her husband formerly pastored a local church that supported House of Providence and was very active in the surrounding community. Emily has served on the board of House of Providence for the last two years but has been involved in the dream of House of Providence providing a standard of excellence for Michigan’s most vulnerable and forgotten children since the beginning. She serves alongside key staff members on the Gala Committee, which is House of Providence’s largest fundraising initiative each year. She considers it one of her greatest privileges to be a part of such a trailblazing organization that is willing to advocate and believe for better for foster youth.
Mo Riley has been on the board of House of Providence since 2021 and serves as a Financial Advisor with Thrivent. She has been in the financial industry for approximately 13 years. She specializes in risk management and investment planning. Mo leads with integrity and desires to help her clients pass on a meaningful legacy, invest with purpose, and much more. In addition to serving on the board of House of Providence, Mo serves as an Ambassador for the Anchor Bay Rotary Club and helps with Thrivent Builds & Habitat for Humanity in Macomb, MI and has participated in or led 150 Thrivent Action Teams to support her community. She resides with her husband Michael, and together they have 3 children.
Nikki Byanski has extensive experience in business and fundraising. She has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Baker College and a Master’s of Science Administration In Philanthropy and Fundraising from Central Michigan University. She is the owner of Xtreme Escape Rooms in Shelby Township and works as a Senior Procurement Manager for IAC Group. She has served on the board of House of Providence since 2012 in the role of secretary, and serves as a Chief Procurement Council Member for OESA. She has served in this role since 2010.
Ricky Giannetti studied accounting at Oakland Community College & Northwood University. He has been involved in the construction business for 24 years where he has managed and/or been an owner. His hobbies include coaching baseball, building and construction projects, & traveling. Through his friendship with Jay & Maggie Dunn, as well as supporting other foster care organizations, Ricky was honored when asked to become involved as a Board of Directors member and his heart continues to grow each and every day for foster care. He is grateful to have been asked to be on the HoP board and continues to find innovative ways to network for and support HoP.