As part of a mission-oriented family that was involved in all aspects of Baptist life, Mickey Lenamon has been involved with TBM since its formation in 1967 when his dad, Joe, was a founding member, and his mom, Tomi, led young girls in their church.
As a young man, Lenamon was actively involved as a volunteer as a Royal Ambassador State Staffer and team leader, as a TBM Young Men’s staffer assigned to Minnesota and Wisconsin, as a member of the TBM Finance Committee and as Vice President for TBM Baptist Young Men.
In March 2006 Mickey became a full-time employee of TBM as the director of resource development in which he served until January 2008 when he added associate executive director to his responsibilities. Mickey was named executive director of TBM in January 2016 and continues to serve in that capacity leading the vision and work of TBM’s various ministries.
Mickey grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, and attended Texas A&M University. After graduating, he worked in Texas and Arizona in the financial planning business sector. He married Sallie in 1988 and they have two sons, Ryan and Parker.
Associate Executive Director/CFOO
John-Travis Smith grew up in Royal Ambassadors, where he earned the Legion of Honor Award and has served TBM in a variety of capacities, including as vice president for finance and a member of the TBM Forever Foundation board.
He also was pastor to young adults at First Baptist Church in Bryan since June 2013. Previously, he served 11 years at First Baptist Church in Hempstead, first as youth minster, later as associate pastor and eventually as interim pastor.
As TBM associate executive director/CFOO, Smith manages overall financial operations, oversees the office staff and updates policies and procedures in areas ranging from accounting to human resources.
Smith earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from Texas A&M University and his Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Kayla, have three children.