Meet the Staff

Rob Roozeboom President and Founder

Rob Roozeboom, President and founder of RISE Ministries, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. Rob leads and casts vision for RISE Ministries. He also speaks at a variety of venues, interviews podcast guests, oversees the day-to-day operations of RISE, and much more.

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Ellie Waring Creative Director

Ellie Waring, Creative Director, designs all the promotional print and web material for RISE Ministries.

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Joshua Rathbun Videographer

Josh is a talented storyteller and videographer responsible for creating and producing the Stories of Strength series, the Christmas and Good Friday programs, and most of the video content for RISE Ministries. He is from Iowa but lives and works remotely from Los Angeles, CA.

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Eddie Gamboa Grounds and Labor Support

Eddie maintains the RiseFest grounds and permanent structures owned by RISE Ministries. Eddie has a servant heart and chips in whenever he's needed and keeps us laughing and smiling.

Micaela Rice Operations Director

Micaela Rice is the Operations Director at RISE Ministries. She is the keeper of the spreadsheets and the one who keeps our team organized and on track with projects.

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