Meet Our Team

Helping everyday Christians know how to better engage
the Bible and discover its relevance for their lives.


Boyd Bailey

Boyd Bailey is the founder of Wisdom Hunters, Inc. and author of our daily devotionals. By God’s grace, Boyd has impacted wisdom hunters in over 86 countries across the globe through the Wisdom Hunters’ daily devotionals, blog, and devotional books. For over 30 years Boyd has passionately pursued wisdom through his career in full-time ministry, executive coaching and mentoring. Since becoming a Christian at the age of 19, Boyd has begun each day as a wisdom hunter, diligently searching for Truth in scripture, and through God’s grace, applying it to his life, and now sharing that with thousands of others.

Contributing Authors

Tripp Prince

Writer & Content Lead

Drawing on over a decade of pastoral ministry, Tripp is honored to serve Wisdom Hunters as the Content Lead, which includes devotional writing and the creation of discipleship resources for the Christian life. In addition to this role, Tripp works as the Head of Product for Dwell, an app that helps people cultivate a habit of listening to the Bible. Tripp, his wife Rachel, and their three children make their home in the countryside of North Georgia.

Shana Schutte


Shana Schutte is the founder of Beyond Imagination, an organization dedicated to helping people apply biblical truth to everyday life. She is the author of Betrayed by God? Making Sense of Your Expectations (Beacon Hill Press), 30 Days of Hope and over 500 articles and blogs which have been published in numerous print and online channels. She is also the ghost writer and editor for two additional books published for Georgia entrepreneur, Mike Kendrick: The Fulfillment Factor and Your Blueprint for Life (Harper Collins, 2015). Shana is a former writer and editor for Focus on the Family and has also been a blogger for Blueprint for Life, a Georgia-based ministry which helps people live out their purpose in light of eternity. Shana’s radio feature, Beyond Imagination, aired on the CSN International network. She has hosted her own conferences in various locations across the country and is a regular speaker at many women’s and ministry events. Shana’s mission is to help people address the challenges of everyday life through biblical truth. She writes and speaks primarily on faith, relationships and life challenges. She believes the most powerful lessons we have to offer are those we have experienced ourselves. Therefore, almost all of her content is about something she has learned through Bible study or personal life experience as she has walked with God. Shana spends her days capturing thoughts God gives her and sharing them through social media, blogging and radio features, and responding to requests for advice from her audience. In her spare time, Shana enjoys playing with her dog, Dixie, and cooking delicious meals for her husband, Clark.

Pat Elsberry


Pat, who brings valuable experience from her roles at Chick-fil-A and retired service with Delta Air Lines, resides in Fayetteville, GA, alongside her husband and youngest son. Stay connected with Pat through her blog at, and follow her on Facebook and Instagram @HopeDuringLoss. More of Pat’s and Boyd’s writings on grief will be available in their book Comforted by God: 100 Days of Hope and Healing for the Grief Journey.


Rita Bailey


Rita is the first follower of wisdom hunters and wife to Boyd. In the early days, she served as administrator, book mailer, donor appreciator and encourager. More recently, she has more time to spend traveling and serving with Boyd. She also enjoys time spent with their four adult daughters and families, which include six precious grandchildren, qualifying her as chief of content inspiration.

Wendy Becker

Project Manager

Wendy previously served on staff at First Baptist Church Woodstock for 17 years before becoming a stay-at-home mom. She considers it a blessing that the Lord opened an opportunity to serve with Wisdom Hunters in the spring of 2018. Wendy and her husband Chas live in the Atlanta area with their 2 young children.

Susan Fox


Susan Fox has been the general editor of Wisdom Hunters for the past four years and is honored to have a sneak preview every week. Her background is in education and interior design, and more recently mentoring, counseling and sharing her life story. Though it may sound like a noncircuitous route, it has been woven together in ways not her own, and she anticipates the completion to be timely and beautiful to behold. Susan enjoys spending time with her daughters and grandchildren, travel, all things foodie and golf, among many other things.

Glencora Pipkin


Glencora Pipkin coordinates marketing, communication, and graphic design for Wisdom Hunters. She brings over ten years of experience in marketing and currently runs her own marketing business, Pipkin Creative Marketing, while also parenting four darling (and rambunctious) children. She and her husband Chris, an English professor of medieval literature, share a deep love of literature and travel; both spend their free time writing, reading, creating adventures with their children, and planning the next European excursion.

Rachel Prince

Donor Relations

Rachel Prince has served as the Donor Relations Manager for Wisdom Hunters since 2010. Rachel grew up in Atlanta and has enjoyed a wide variety of vocational pursuits, including a successful career as a master cosmetologist with a high-end salon, missionary and humanitarian work in England and southeast Asia, and managing an artisan café in Vancouver, British Columbia. She currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband, Tripp, and spends her days loving and caring for their three young children, escaping into great novels (such as the Mitford series) and perfecting the art of gluten-free baking.

Rachel Snead

Social Media

Rachel is originally from Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2012 where she majored in Modern Languages and Cultures. She now lives as a missionary in the Dominican Republic working with a bilingual Christian school, a women’s rescue ministry, and a girls' orphanage. She is honored to work with Wisdom Hunters and play a small role in their efforts to apply unchanging truth in a changing world by formatting the devotionals to reach the readers each day and connecting with them on social media.

Board of Directors

Andrew Wexler

Andrew Wexler is CEO of Herschend Enterprises (HFE), owner/operator of several family entertainment properties, including Dollywood, Stone Mountain Park and the world famous Harlem Globetrotters. Andrew also currently serves on the Travel and Tourism Advisory Counsel for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Prior to joining HFE in 2007, Andrew was co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of Derivion, a pioneer in Internet-based billing, and Chief Operating Officer of Martin Capital, a real estate development and finance firm. His work experience also includes time at Arthur Anderson and McKinsey & Company. Andrew earned his BBA and Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Georgia. He obtained his MBA from Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a George F. Baker Scholar. He and his wife live in Alpharetta, Georgia with their two children.

John Hightower

John Hightower brings a track record of helping technology and leadership organizations scale services and products, specifically in the digital space. John has engaged with a cross-section of business, from start-ups to Fortune 500 brands, including The Home Depot, Spanx, Kimberly-Clark and Ritz-Carlton. John has been privileged to be involved with multiple non-profits and currently serves on the Beta Psi Foundation (Emeritus Member), Wisdom Hunters Board of Directors and is part of the Uruguayan “Godfathers.” Since 1999, John has led 17 overseas impact trips, traveling across 26 countries on five continents. Currently Johns works at ADDO, serving as Director of Partners and Process. He challenges the team to deliver meaningful and impactful results to clients on a daily basis. His passions outside of work include golf, running, cooking and tailgating for various events. He is an Honor Graduate from Georgia Tech, where he received his BS in Management with minors in finance, marketing and real estate. He earned his MBA from Auburn University, with concentrations in finance and leadership. A fifth generation Atlantan, John loves to spend time with his beautiful bride Bethany and growing family of daughters, Annabelle Faith and Emmalyn Hope.

Cliff Bartow

Cliff Bartow was previously the CEO of Luxottica Retail (Lenscrafters, Sunglass Hut) and later became the CEO of Family Christian Stores. He is now the Chief Strategy and Development Officer at IDisciple and resides on many boards, including The James Fund, Athletes in Action, Wisdom Hunters and Family Christian Stores. He also started and led the Global Leadership Team for AIA.

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