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President & CEO - Fort Wayne Rescue Mission


The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission (aka TRM, The Rescue Mission) in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is seeking their next President and CEO to lead them into a new season of life-giving ministry. For more than a century, TRM has served the disenfranchised and marginalized population of the greater Fort Wayne area. TRM is a thriving, Christ-centered, ministry that seeks to satisfy not only the physical but also the spiritual and mental health needs of its constituency.

TRM is a growing, effective, and vibrant organization that is seeking to expand its impact in Fort Wayne and beyond! Fort Wayne is a giving city and generously supports the organization both with their time and treasure. Their impact and presence are appreciated throughout the region. The community’s support has resulted in additional resources over the past three years including the brand new 80,000 SF, $20M ministry facility with room for internal expansion along with a newly secured and expanded women’s and children’s facility!


The Position

The next President and CEO will have an amazing opportunity to provide visionary leadership, grow positive relationships within the greater Fort Wayne area, and enthusiastically promote the ongoing vitality and viability of the program. The ideal candidate will be a visionary who is a gifted communicator and storyteller, who inspires the staff and supporters of TRM with a winsome strategy for expanding the vision and mission of TRM. The right leader will take TRM to a higher level of effectiveness positively impacting the Fort Wayne area and beyond. This is an opportunity for innovative solutions and forward-thinking in a ministry to the least of these.

Please refer to the Opportunity Profile for a full description of the qualifications and expectations of the position.

The Community

Explore Fort Wayne and you’ll find a rapidly growing community that combines big-city appeal and small-town feel. As Indiana’s second-largest city (over 250,000), Fort Wayne provides a fantastic place for residents and their families to thrive. Greater Fort Wayne Inc writes, “Allen County set new records for new jobs and construction value in 2021 and, for the fourth consecutive year, posted positive numbers for attracting and retaining talent.” It’s thrilling to watch the city move forward because with each new change and development, Fort Wayne becomes more than just a nice place to live, but truly a place to call home!

Consistently ranked as one of the best places to raise a family, Fort Wayne boasts a world-class, award-winning children’s zoo; top-rate libraries; over 80 exceptional parks; bike trails, and a hands-on educational science museum. The schools are among the best in the state, offering magnet programs, college-prep curricula, and experiential learning opportunities for students.

Please refer to the Opportunity Profile for a full description of the Community.


To view the full opportunity profile click here


AGORA Search Group is a Colorado Springs based search firm providing executive search and selection services to churches, and faith-based nonprofits throughout the world.

Mark MacKay is leading this search. With over 40 years of Christian-educational experience as an administrator, teacher, and coach, Mark is driven to train and inspire servant leaders for Christ. He is a graduate of San Diego State University and holds a Master’s Degree in Administrative Leadership. God has richly blessed Mark through his wife, Sandra, their three children, and nine grandchildren. His greatest desire is to build relationships that reflect a passion for Christ and effective leadership.

For further details regarding this position at Fort Wayne Rescue Mission, please contact:

Mark MacKay

AGORA Search Group


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