Co-Founder & CEO
Jason is the co-founder and Senior Leader of Sew Powerful and The 3 Esthers Farm. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Advancement at Northwest University as well as Executive Director of Development at World Vision, where he served for sixteen years. He has a graduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in International Non-Profit Management as well as undergraduate degrees in Biblical Studies and Organizational Management.
Cinnamon is the co-founder of Sew Powerful. She’s also the founder of Pixie Faire and Sewing With Cinnamon as well as the author of The Idiot’s Guide: Sewing (with DK Publishing), and Sewing For Beginners from Future Publishing, now on its 13th printing and found in Costco and other major retailers around the world.
Zambia Program Director
Esther serves as the Zambian Director of Sew Powerful and the 3 Esthers Farm. In 2003 she founded the Needs Care Community School with a few other moms and 97 students. Today, the school serves over 1,400 children with both a primary and secondary school program. The ministry has grown to include a clinic, farms, adult literacy programs, and the growing Sew Powerful vocational training initiatives.
Board Member & Director, Logistics
Dana serves as a Sew Powerful board member and Operations Director for the logistics of the Sew Powerful Purse Program. Dana is an author, speaker, and the creator and host of the Sew Powerful Parables podcast. Prior to retiring, Dana served for 38 years with the Christian aid organization, World Vision.
Director, Global Volunteerism
Jan Cancila serves as the Sew Powerful Director of Global Volunteerism and also hosts the weekly Sew Powerful Podcast. Jan had a 25-year career with The Coca-Cola Company before owning and operating a linen and party rental business in Houston. Jan holds an MBA from Our Lady of the Lake University and resides in Houston, TX with her husband Chris.
CFO & Director, Human Resources
Sue serves as the Chief Financial Officer where she is responsible for finance and Human Resources. Her professional career included both Finance and Human Resources duties primarily for a large high technology manufacturing company with subsidiaries in 26 international locations. Sue lives with her husband in a very rural area, lots of peace and quiet, with time to volunteer for Sew Powerful and enjoy her extended family while making quilts.