Staff

The Neverthirst Team

 

Mark Whitehead

Co-Founder and Executive Director.

Mark Whitehead

In 2006, Mark heard a sermon preached by David Platt called, “The Ultimate Disconnect.” This sermon challenged Mark to rethink his life and priorities going forward.

 

Prior to Neverthirst, Mark was in industrial sales for over 20 years. Mark now oversees all the daily US operations as well as the Neverthirst programs overseas. He’s been married to Sherri for 23 years and has two beautiful daughters.

 

Brandon Gossett

Brandon Gossett

Brandon joined us as Director of Development in April 2012. Prior to joining the Neverthirst team, he received a Business Management degree from Auburn University and had a career in medical device sales.

 

His family has served as volunteers and partners of Neverthirst since 2009. In 2010, Brandon travelled with us to Sudan to witness our work on the ground. His life was forever changed as he witnessed women walking miles for water and children who were dying from waterborne illnesses.

 

He has been married to his wife, Kim, for 13 years, and they have two sons: Carson, 9 and Cooper.

 

Amanda Stillman

Amanda Stillman

Amanda Stillman joined Neverthirst in 2012 after working several years with other NGO’s in the Middle East. After coming on board she worked in India for one year before moving to South Sudan where she now serves as our Africa Programs Director, and oversees various smaller projects in neighboring countries as well.

 

John Sides

John Sides

John joined the team in July 2015, having travelled with Neverthirst to South Sudan and Cambodia and witnessing the life changing impact of providing clean water projects. He holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and currently serves as Program Director. John and his wife, Jennifer, have been married since 2011.

 

Rebecca Tate

Rebecca Tate

Rebecca holds a Mass Communication degree from University of Montevallo. She joined the Neverthirst team as Executive Assistant in February 2017.

 

Prior to working for Neverthirst, Rebecca traveled and served in several countries with the Ambassadors in Mission program. Seeing the need and the beautiful hearts of children all over the world motivates her to continue in this field.

 

Chad Tillman

Program Administrator

Chad Tillman

“Yielding to a personally felt call to more intentionally meet the needs of others where they are, Chad joined the Neverthirst team in August 2018 to serve as Program Administrator. In addition to a decade spent in banking and finance, he holds a degree in Agricultural Business and Economics from Auburn University. He and his wife Lauren have a one year old son, another baby on the way and hearts for humbly serving people.”