Faith. Compassion. Commitment.
This leadership team is made up of dedicated men and women who make serving the most vulnerable possible.
Travis McNeal joined the Oliver Gospel Mission as the Executive Director in January 2020. He came aboard with over 30 years of church and non-profit experience and has a contagious passion for serving others and seeing transformation occur in people and communities.
A native of North Augusta, SC, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Augusta State University in Augusta, GA, and a master’s degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Before beginning his role at Oliver Gospel, Travis was the Executive Director of Golden Harvest Food Bank in Augusta, GA, and prior to that, served in Executive Pastoral positions in churches throughout South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and Tennessee.
Through collaboration, creativity, servant leadership, futuristic thinking and team building, Travis is constantly moving systems forward for greater impact. He seeks new ways of reaching deeper and wider through innovation, relationships, and smart business practices. He is a City Center Partnership Board Member, is active in the Capital City Rotary Club and was honored as a 2021 Phenom recipient. He is a graduate of Leadership Columbia, SC, Leadership Augusta, GA, and Leadership Columbia County, GA.