Ryan became the manager of Hilltop in February 2019. He is a graduate of Johnson University with a Bachelors degree in Preaching/Church Leadership and a Masters degree from Liberty University in Small Groups and Discipleship. Ryan and his wife Mala have been married for 25 years and have two adult children, Laurel and Thomas.
Before coming to Hilltop Ryan served in Youth Ministry for over 20 years and has served as a lead Minister. Additionally, He worked as the Outdoor Adventure Director with Camp Towanda in Honesdale, PA for 3 summers; served on the board of directors with Camp Rudolph in Yale Virginia; and served 5 years as the dean of middle school week as well as the dean of the middle/high school fall Redefine Retreat at Camp Rudolph.
Ryan and Mala are excited to be part of what God is doing at Hilltop Christian Camp!
Mala has been a Ryan’s #1 youth sponsor/volunteer for 20+ years and has over 25 years of professional marketing, management, administrative experience – including 3 summers as front office support for Camp Towanda in Honesdale, PA. She is responsible for managing the camp office year round as well as helping wherever camp has a need to be filled (Did we mention she loves camp?!). In Fall-Winter season she helps with the hosting responsibilities of our many weekend retreats.
Mala earned a Bachelors in Counseling: Marriage and Family and Bible from Johnson University and a Masters in Human Services: Counseling from Liberty University.
Eric has been working, speaking, and serving at Hilltop since 2020. We are happy to say that as of November 2021 he is a year round addition to the Hilltop team! Eric and his wife Michelle are Georgia Bulldogs through and through but Eric has some deep Hoosier roots.