Founder / Chief Executive Officer
Melinda Wilson's passion to help children and spread the Gospel inspired her to found Humbly I Serve. As a licensed optician, Melinda used her experience in eye care to start the His Vision project. She is the co-owner of the Virginia Eye Clinic and lives in Forest, VA with her husband and 3 children.
Haley Barker can rarely be found without a cup of coffee in hand. After graduating from Liberty University, She joined the Humbly I Serve team in 2012. Although she is a Michigan girl at heart, Haley is happy to be placed in Lynchburg and feels extremely privileged to play her role on the Humbly I Serve team as Senior Director.
After years of experience in public accounting as well as serving as a controller for another non-profit, Linda's job switched to being a full-time mother of four. Although she still enjoys her roles as taxi driver and event scheduler, she is excited to use her gifts and knowledge to help others in need.
MELINDA WILSON, ABOC
Founder & CEO
Melinda Wilson's passion to help children and spread the Gospel inspired her to found Humbly I Serve ministries. As a licensed optician, Melinda used her experience in eye care to start the His Vision project. She is the co-owner of the Virginia Eye Clinic and lives in Forest, VA with her husband and 3 children.
Todd Bellew serves as the Vice President of Humbly I Serve ministries. He resides in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands with his wife, Ayishih, and 4 children. He has worked as an Assistant Youth Leader for 10 years with Grace Baptist Church.
CATHY ANDERSON, O.D.
Dr. Anderson currently serves as the treasurer for Humbly I Serve ministries. She is also an optometrist for the Virginia Eye Clinic where she has been employed for over 14 years. She currently resides in Forest, VA with her two daughters and wonderful husband.
Rachel Marie Travis is a graduate of Liberty University. She currently resides in Lynchburg with her husband, Mark, and works with children at Presbyterian Homes and Family Services with their Therapeutic Foster Care. Rachel was Mrs. Virginia America 2011, which allowed her to start a public speaking career traveling all over the state to encourage women and young girls about true beauty coming from within. She loves to sing, read, travel and help those in need!
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Rachel Bagley has been volunteering with the HIS years. Having worked in the eye care industry, Rachel is passionate about all people having access to eye care. She loves helping people and is excited to serve on the HIS vision board.
DR. LANDON COLLING, MD
Advisory Board Member
Landon Colling, M.D. received his medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and completed his residency in ophthalmology at Ohio State University. Dr. Colling has also conducted extensive research on keratonconus, the deterioration of the cornea, and has led several medical and ophthalmic service projects in Central and South America. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Colling joined Harman Eye Center in August of 2010.
Advisory Board Member
Optical Program Manager
Heather is a Licensed Optician and has been volunteering with Humbly I Serve for over 5 years. Using all she has learned from the Optical industry, Heather is excited to volunteer with Humbly I Serve as the Optical Program Manager. She resides in Bedford country with her husband, Steve, and two boys, Andrew and Colt.