Vance Patterson

Senior Campaign Director

Most recently Vance was Chief Operating Officer of Envoy Financial. For twelve years, Vance has actively engaged in “Business for Mission” – entrepreneurial endeavors with Christian businesspeople seeking to incarnationally engage culture on a business platform. Vance has also taken groups to the Middle East to connect business and ministry relationships.

Vance’s role on the Young Life Africa/Middle East Team is Senior Campaign Director. He directs and leads the strategy to connect people and financial resources to the Young Life Africa team and mission. He tells the story, to whoever falls in his path, of what God is doing through faithful, talented and winsome Young Life volunteer leaders and staff in the lives of dear young people who so desperately need Life as only Jesus offers and provides. Vance has served in various leadership roles with Young Life both as a volunteer and full-time staff since 1982.  Vance and his wife Lauren have three adult children.


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