MTI Founder & Director

Michael established Ministry (MTI) to Israel in 1988 and is responsible for overseeing the global operations of MTI. He has traveled the world extensively speaking on behalf of Israel, strengthening MTI’s work of Aliyah and raising funds for the numerous projects of MTI. Michael and his wife, Gina, currently live in Jerusalem.

Our Team

Gina Utterback
Co-Founder & Lone Soldier Program Director

Donna Fisher

Diane Mullins
Sr. Bookkeeper & Project Coordinator

Madison Wilson
Data Specialist

Oleg Ivanov
MTI Israel Director

Ira Lukomsky
JSC Manager

Raya Budniatsky
JSC Receptionist

Dr. Chris Fedorcek
Media Coordinator

Natasha Topliashvili
HSC Manager

Ruselin Yuzefovich
Beer Sheva Support
Center Manager

Jack Bowen
On-Site Project Manager

Richard & Marsha Saxon
SE Regional Representatives