Emmanual Ntibonera
President | Founder

Emmanuel Ntibonera was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo then moved to Kenya Due to political instability. He lives now in North Carolina -US with his family. He graduated with a degree in Health Sciences and currently he is pursuing M.A in Executive Leadership at Liberty University. Emmanuel enjoys playing soccer and traveling with his family Band. He serves in NF board of directors and also as the President and founder of the Ntibonera Foundation (NF).


John Ntibonera
Vice President | Co-Founder

 John Ntibonera comes from a family of three brothers, five sisters and his parents. He and his family are originally from Democratic Republic of Congo Africa. John is a student at Liberty University pursuing his Bachelor Degree in Government: Politics and Policy. John is also a lead singer of Ntibonera Band that travels nationwide to spread the gospel through their Music and testimonies. John loves sports. He has represented Liberty University two times at the National Collage Taekwondo Championship. He is currently serving as the Vice president of the Ntibonera foundation and also a member of NF Board of Directors


Baraka Ntibonera

Baraka is currently studying Business Administration: Marketing at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. Originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Baraka enjoys playing soccer in his free time and traveling with his siblings around churches playing Christian music. Baraka plays Djembe, Cajon and drums for the Ntiboneras Band.


Bret Grieves

Bret graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1986, worked for First Union Bank in Tampa, Fla. until 1992 and now works for James A Scott & Son, Inc for past 21 years. He is a VP and board of director. Bret serves on Caldwell Academy Board of Directors and is an elder at Hope Chapel. He is married to Laurie Berry Grieves and has three children, Kaylee, William, and Benjamin. Bret has resided in Greensboro, NC for twenty years.



Vincent Ntibonera
Pastor | Director of Operations

Vincent Zihalirwa Ntibonera, a graduate from the University of Bukavu/Congo. Vincent is a diploma holder from World Bible School in Kenya and an ordained Minister of the Gospel by the authority of ICF in cooperation with Bethel family of Churches in Saint Paul Minnesota, where Vincent is a member; and pastor of Light Mission Pentecostal Church in High Point, NC.  


Laurie Grieves

Laurie grew up in Virginia and graduated from UVA in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She worked as a registered nurse in various settings but concentrated in pediatrics until she had her second child. Formerly a stay at home mom, Laurie is now working with New Oasis International Education. She is a student coordinator for international students.

Janet Holbrook
Treasurer | Accountant

Janet received her B.A. in Accounting and Business Management from North Carolina State University. She is a  licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of North Carolina and currently works in the tax department at Davenport, Marvin, Joyce & Co in Greensboro, NC. I am an active member of Hope Chapel Church.


Dr. Jake Henry

Dr. Henry is a resident of Pleasant Garden, North Carolina. He currently works as an executive director for Guilford County Schools, having obtained a bachelors’ degree from Eastern Michigan University and Masters and doctorate degree from UNC-Greensboro. Professionally, he has been a teacher and principal prior to his current role in public education.


DR Congo Representatives


Floribert Lugusha Akonkwa

Dieudonné Bugondo Ntibonera

Bahirwe Baraka


Buluhu Muharanyi

Bashimbe Nkono

Bafulwa Muganguzi Nathan