meet our team

Gresham Hill

Gresham Hill

President

Gresham Hill began his work in ministry in 1994 while a student at King College (now King University) when he served as a part time youth leader in Wytheville, VA. He continued working in ministry serving as a full time children and/or youth leader at Briarwood in Birmingham, AL and First PCA in Brewton, AL.

In 1998, Hill left student ministry to get his MBA at the University of Alabama. While there, a friend asked him to assist in creating a ministry so that he could travel to share Christ. Hill asked his professor at the time if he could create a real company as part of his class project for his Entrepreneurship class.  Upon completion, Hill received a B for his work with the professor’s comment “you won’t make any money doing this.”

Upon graduation in 2000, Hill turned down an opportunity at Procter & Gamble and decided to accept an offer from the Board of Directors at the company that he had just created. For the next nine years, Hill served as Executive Director for this non-profit in Birmingham, AL, raised over $1M and served thousands of churches in their efforts to effectively share the Gospel through creative outreach events.

In 2008, Hill left that non-profit to work for Gresham Hill Management, Inc. This new company based in Nashville, TN sought to better equip gifted speakers, artists, and entertainers to more effectively share the Gospel. In 2009, Reach Your City was launched with the goal to provide churches and Christian organizations with solid, Christ-centered ministries for creative outreach events.

Today, Hill lives in Franklin, TN with his beautiful wife and two daughters.

Jay Austin

Jay Austin

Key Relationships Manager

Author, speaker, and ministry coach, Jay Austin, has been married to his wife Melissa for more than 25 years and is a father of two boys, Isaiah and Josh. Throughout his career, Jay has had the opportunity to mentor others and see what works and does not work when it comes to reaching a post-church and unchurched generation. Jay believes in people and has the unique ability to guide ministries as they seek to reach people with the Gospel. With more than 25 years of experience working with thousands of individuals and churches, Jay has a BA in Psychology, an MA in Christian Education, an honorary D.D., and is a Certified Professional Life Coach (CPC), and a Certified Youth, Parent & Family Coach (CYPFC).
Johnny Ellett

Johnny Ellett

Artist Manager

Johnny Ellett is an artist manager that works with a wide variety of talent and music genres. He spent the first ten years of his career tour managing various artist from Tenth Avenue North, Frank Ocean, The Mavericks, The Band Perry and more. He is passionate about the live experience and helping artist connect with their audience. He and his wife Rosa love traveling, volunteering at the West Nashville Dream Center, and their three pups.
Annie Cunningham

Annie Cunningham

Director of Advancing / Day-to-Day Manager

Annie was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV and made Nashville, TN home in the fall of 2010. She has 12+ years of experience working with churches, faith based nonprofits and other Christian organizations. Her heart and desire is to be a part of advancing the gospel and helping to set others up for success within ministry. Annie always looks forward to spending time with her husband, Scott, both on and off the road. In her free time she enjoys traveling, live events, student ministry, photography, DIY projects, baseball and aunt life.

Lynsey Auman

Lynsey Auman

Assistant Advancing Manager

Lynsey grew up in North Louisiana and Central Arkansas before moving to Nashville in 2007. With a background in student events, churches, and nonprofits; her specialty is creating environments that both challenge and support others in order to set them up for success. As a liaison between your team and our artists, she wants that same success for your event and is ready to help your team achieve its ministry goals. In her spare time, Lynsey enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 incredibly cute kids, cooking for and entertaining friends and family, and baseball. Go Cards!
Ginny Andrews

Ginny Andrews

Administrative Assistant

Ginny is the Administrative Assistant to our wonderful staff. Each day her attention to detail and great attitude help support our team in our goal to reach communities for Christ. Ginny is married and the mom of two great children. When she is not working, Ginny enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
Martha Flowers

Martha Flowers

Children's Ministry Relationships

Martha loves being “ MiMi” to 7 grandchildren, and to her grand dog. Martha has 3 grown children, and resides in Saint Louis, where she is a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church. She serves there as a deaconess, and is involved with the Children’s ministry. Martha has been involved in some form of Children’s ministry for the past 30 years, from Sunday school teacher, to children’s choir director. Martha has a heart for ministry in Ireland, and making a space for creative people to perform and share the gospel. She enjoys traveling, singing, cooking for friends and family and good conversation.