Mission World was established as a non-profit corporation in 2012, and we are a nondenominational, tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Mission World is managed by a Board of Directors. In addition, an Advisory Council assists the Directors in identifying the areas of greatest need, and implementing specific projects with project partners.

The Directors of Mission World are committed to the highest standards of good governance and financial transparency and accountability. For example, Mission World follows the Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) and the Donor Bill of Rights of GuideStar.

Meet the Key Staff

Steve Tiemann
Steve TiemannDirector of Mission World
Steve Tiemann currently serves as a Director of Mission World. Mr. Tiemann has over 30 years of legal, financial, organizational, and business experience, including service as a political advisor to President Ronald Reagan. As an attorney, Mr. Tiemann represented many small businesses, individuals and non-profit charitable organizations.

Mr. Tiemann has been a follower of Jesus Christ for over 20 years, and has been very active in community and apartment ministries and overseas missions organizations. Because of Mr. Tiemann’s extensive business and organizational experience, and his strong faith in Jesus’ teachings, he is uniquely qualified to lead Mission World as a Director.

Bob J. Bigham
Bob J. BighamPresident of the Board of Mission World
Bob J. Bigham is President of the Board of Mission World. Mr. Bigham is also currently President and CEO of TC International, an international business consulting firm based in Texas. Through Mr. Bigham’s leadership, TC International has become a leader in international business consulting, working as a retained advisor and consultant to some of the largest corporations in the world.

Because of Mr. Bigham’s heart for Christian missions and relief efforts, his many years of experience in international business, and his demonstrated ability to mobilize business resources and manage complex business projects, Mr. Bigham is distinctively qualified to lead Mission World’s activities as a managing board member.