Hope House Staff
Nathan Workman, Co-Executive Director
Nathan Workman serves as Co-Executive Director and Director of Development for Gratiot County Hope House. He is also co-founder of the organization. He and his wife, Jennifer came to Gratiot County in 2004 to serve at the Edgewood Church of God and then to the St. Louis First Church of God. In addition to working at Hope House Nathan is the co-Pastor of Restoration 58:12 Church in St. Louis. He and Jennifer have two grown children, Abby and Ethan. Nathan loves guitars, cars of almost any kind & most sports.
Jake Gregory, Co-Executive director
Jake Gregory is the co-founder of Gratiot County Hope House and serves as the Co-Executive Director and Director of Operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Ministry from Olivet Nazarene University. He and his wife, Allison, first came to Gratiot County in 2014 to serve at the St. Louis Church of the Nazarene. Today, in addition to working at Hope House Jake is the co-pastor of Restoration 58:12 Church in St. Louis. He and Allison have three children, Carter, Darren, & Hallie. Jake is a Michigan native and enjoys many Michigan outdoor activities such as snowmobiling, hunting, boating, and classic cars.
Rachel Smith, executive assistant
Rachel Smith serves as Executive Assistant for the Gratiot County Hope House. She graduated from Alma High School in 2008 and then I received my Associate Degree in Sociology from Mid-Michigan Community College in 2013. She and her husband, Trevor have 2 children, Olivia (7) and Weston (2). They love to camp and go on adventures. They are members of the Alma First Church of God. Rachel has a passion of helping people and feels truly blessed with the opportunity to be a part of Hope House.
Jessica Oswald, Resource Navigator & Case Manager
Bio coming soon