HOUSTON, TX – (August 30, 2023) – Mike McCall has been named Chief of Donor Engagement for Hope Media Group, bringing over three decades of experience in donor development, stewardship, and special initiatives fundraising.

Mike has been blessed with a 30-year journey of building successful donor relationships and leading large teams of development officers.  Most recently, Mike served as the Chief Engagement Officer for Educational Media Foundation (EMF). Previous to that, he worked in higher education where he led and mentored donor engagement teams at the University of Colorado, Cal Poly/San Luis Obispo, and the University of Denver.  

Joe Paulo, Hope Media Group CEO and President, explains, “Mike has a reputation for being one of the best development leaders in the nation, if not the very best.  More importantly, I love his heart for ministry and his passion for those who make it possible.  His leadership and expertise will help broaden the impact of Hope Media Group in the lives of millions of people across the US and beyond.”  

Mike shares, “I have a great deal of respect for Joe Paulo and look forward to the opportunity to be a part of his senior leadership team.  I also look forward to growing spiritually, learning how to reach more people for Jesus through Hope Media Group and building a donor engagement program that will sustain this great ministry into the future.” 

He adds, “I love inviting donors to go on mission with us, as we engage others to love Jesus.” Mike’s favorite quote speaks to his commitment to collaboration. It’s the African proverb, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

Mike and his wife, Joyce, live in Franklin, TN, have been married for 30+ years and have four sons. 

About Hope Media Group:

Hope Media Group is a family of media brands that engage people to love Jesus, serve others and spread Hope through radio, events, online content, and mobile apps. Headquartered in Houston, the brands include Houston-focused KSBJ, the national network of WayFM stations, the new Spanish-language Christian network, “Vida Unida,” digital content outlets NGEN Radio (Christian hip-hop and pop), Way Nation, WAYLOUD (Christian rock), and Amen: The Prayer App, plus a concert and event brand, Special Events.  Click here to learn more about the ministry.