Ann White

Founder, Executive Director

Ann is an internationally known author, speaker, and passionate Bible teacher. She founded her global ministry, Courage For Life, out of a calling to share with others how God and His Word brought restoration to her life and marriage. Having personally experienced God’s grace, salvation, and the life-changing power of the Bible, Ann’s desire is to extend this same love, mercy, and encouragement to others, so they too may be reconciled to God. Ann is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She and her family reside in Belleair Shores, FL.

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Kathy Urbanick

Ministry Director

Kathy is passionate about sharing Courage For Life through our prison ministry. Her heart to serve incarcerated women resonates not only with them but with the prison officials who recognize the tangible impact of Courage For Life. Kathy provides training to chaplains, deputy wardens, and volunteers who teach our Courage For My Life curriculum in various states. Kathy enjoys spending time with her husband, Greg. She is the grateful mother of two sons and a daughter-in-law. She enjoys hiking, traveling, and sharing a laugh with her friends and family.

Jill Carilli

Donor Director

Jill is passionate about Jesus and committed to using her gifts and strengths to further God’s Kingdom through the Non-Profit Sector. She has a love for volunteering, caring for people in need and rescuing animals. Jill now heads our donor development initiatives, strategy and stewardship. She loves dogs, the beach, coffee, lipstick and a good book. Jill spends most of her time with her husband Jimmy, her two teen daughters, and their 5 rescue dogs. She enjoys cheering on her athlete daughters, leading a middle school girls bible study, traveling and laughing with her husband of 16 years.

Ashley Cunningham

Operations Director

Ashley has served in national non-profits for over a decade. Her expertise is in business operations, strategic marketing, and team management. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Journalism from Troy University. Ashley is also a passionate Bible teacher, who loves helping others navigate their doubts and discover confidence in Christ. She earned a Master of Divinity in Christian Apologetics from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Ashley enjoys early mornings on her porch swing sipping a good cup of coffee and cheering on her favorite sports team, the Chicago Cubs.