Mike Congrove serves as a Executive Director at Empower One, a non-profit Christian ministry focused on empowering East African leaders to start churches and transform their communities. Prior to his role at Empower One, Mike served as both the Sudan Strategy Coordinator and Africa Continent Director for six years at e3 Partners Ministry. During those six years, Mike grew the e3 Sudan division of e3 Partners from its inception to a 52-person strong staff with $1.5M gross donations. They started churches, schools, and a farm in South Sudan along with training hundreds of Sudanese leaders. Prior to entering ministry Mike worked for Accenture Consulting and AT&T for a combined nine years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Oklahoma Baptist University and a Master of Arts in Technical Writing from the University of North Texas. Mike desires to bring his experience overseeing a South Sudan ministry to aid Seed Effect’s growth. Mike is married to Ali and has three children.