Meet Our Leadership Team

Our leadership team is composed of devoted followers of Jesus who share an unwavering love for Him. With a cumulative experience of over 150 years in the financial industry, our team members bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table.

The team have excelled as professors, teachers, educators, business professionals, leaders of churches and ministries, motivational speakers, and entrepreneurs.

CYN Vision Statement

Cast Your Nets provides radical revolutionary education and application to the Body of Christ that transcends traditional boundaries, instilling Biblical values that transform families and disciple nations.

steve Kasyanenko


Steve's Bio

Stephen Kasyanenko is affectionately known as Steve K. He is first and foremost a passionate lover of Jesus as well as a devoted family man who has been married for 17 years and lives on a Farm with his wife and 3 children in The Netherlands.

He is a serial entrepreneur, having started and sold four successful businesses. He is a conference speaker, best selling author, online business development expert, an active start-up investor, a forex/crypto currency derivatives trader and just an overall cool guy who loves Jesus :)

He is currently on a mission to train and equip the Body of Christ in creating recurring streams of revenue and provide more financial security in uncertain economic times. Check out for more information.

He has done crusades and rescue missions to dozens of countries all over the world that has seen over 300,000 people make a decision to give their lives over to Jesus.

Phillip Trujillo

Board Member

Phillip's Bio

Phil Trujillo grew up in a small Colorado town, with his parents and his brother and sister. Driven by a desire for approval, he excelled in every endeavor, striving to be the best, but still felt inferior and unaccepted. This drive propelled him to become a powerlifting champion during his time at the University of Northern Colorado, majoring in Business and Physical Education. While there he achieved remarkable athletic feats, including setting a world record as an All-American Powerlifting Champion, winning the NCAA championships three years in a row. Later while attending Bill Gothard institute in Denver that Phil heard gave his life to the Lord.

After a successful 30-year career in the insurance industry, Phil retired to answer God's call. In 2012, he established Phil Trujillo Ministries, aiming to restore individuals in spirit, soul, and body. Through one-on-one coaching and seminars rooted in God's truth, Phil ministers to the deep wounds of betrayal, rejection, shame, guilt, and loneliness. His life experiences and his pursuit of wholeness inspire him to guide others on their journey to healing and restoration.

Today, Phil Trujillo's ministry focuses on helping Christians discover biblical principles to overcome financial crisis, rebuild broken relationships, and achieve spiritual and physical well-being. He is also the recent author of “Key Principles for Financial Breakthrough”. With a passion for sharing the keys he has received from the Lord, Phil dedicates himself to helping others overcome their fears based on the solid foundation of God's Word.

Janice England

Board Member

Janice's Bio

Janice is a highly accomplished author, coach, and versatile professional with a diverse range of skills and experiences. With a strong background in accountancy and teaching, she brings a unique blend of expertise to her work.

Throughout her career, Janice has authored and published numerous training manuals that have revolutionized the learning process. These manuals are specifically designed to simplify complex concepts and empower individuals to acquire new skills effortlessly. Her exceptional ability to break down intricate subjects into manageable steps has earned her a reputation for being a highly effective and sought-after educator.

Janice's passion for teaching extends beyond traditional academic settings. Her remarkable journey as a missionary in Spain, South Africa, Latvia, and Romania exposed her to the transformative power of education and the importance of adaptability in an ever-evolving world. Recognizing the increasing significance of computer skills in today's technologically driven society, she made a personal commitment to master these skills herself and dedicated herself to empowering mature learners with the tools they need to thrive in the digital age.

One of Janice's most notable qualities is her unwavering dedication to helping others achieve their dreams. Her step-by-step approach to teaching instils confidence in her students and enables them to make significant progress toward their goals. She possesses an innate ability to connect with individuals from diverse backgrounds, fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment that promotes growth and development.

More recently, Janice has been collaborating with Steve Kasyanenko, where she has taken on the role of guiding and mentoring the Cast Your Nets Community in the fundamental principles of cryptocurrency and cryptocurrency exchanges. Through her expertise and comprehensive understanding of this emerging field, she equips individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complex world of digital currencies confidently.

Janice's professional journey is a testament to her commitment to lifelong learning, her passion for teaching, and her relentless drive to make a positive impact in the lives of others. With her guidance, individuals can gain the necessary skills to fulfill their dreams and embrace a future filled with endless possibilities.

Dr. Je Hammonds


Dr. Je's Bio

Dr. Hammonds was raised in rural Alabama. He is a loving husband, veteran, preacher, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. He is passionate about serving people, building community, and helping everyone reach their highest God-given potential. His pursuit of higher education success culminated in earning three degrees— B.S. in Biology, MBA in Entrepreneurship, and a Ph.D. in Theology. Although formal education provided him with the foundational knowledge to succeed, he attributes his greatest success to his faith, vision, persistence, and resilience. His experience helped him develop a keen understanding of complex issues individuals and business owners face, especially during downturns.

His wealth of knowledge comes from over 20 years of leading teams as a black-belt master instructor and martial arts coach, entrepreneur, and founder of several for-profit and non-profit organizations. He proudly served as a soldier in United States Armed Forces as an Intelligence Analyst for the US Air Force Reserve and as a civilian at Department of Defense Headquarters as a Senior Budget Analyst. One of his highest honors was to serve at the Pentagon managing approximately 4 billion dollars of the Nation’s defense budget in Washington, DC., receiving commendations and awards from civilian and military Executive Branch leaders in the Department of Defense: Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense (2011-2013), Kathleen Miller, Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, and General James McConville, U.S. Army Chief of Staff.

Keith Barrows

Legal Counsel

Keith's Bio

Keith Barrows is an experienced strategic leader and executive with professional experience in internal and external relations in non-profit and professional services sectors. Demonstrated skills in complex project management, program management, policy creation and implementation, mentoring, and team building.

Keith is a proven relationship manager with the ability to create enterprise value through growth and development, sound fiscal management and prudent financial investment management. He has considered himself to be a "student of leadership" for much of my life. He acknowledge leadership thinkers like Stephen Covey, John Maxwell, Jo Owens, and James Macgregor Burns are those who have had the most impact on the way Keith thinks, works and lives.

Core Competencies: Leadership; Fundraising; Non-profit organizations; International relations; Strategic Problem Solving; Team Development; Project Management; Relationship Building; International Engagement; Collaboration; Analysis & Reasoning Ability; Vision Casting; Personal Empowerment.

Mark Rowan

Communications Manager

Mark's Bio

Mark Rowan has been helping businesses and organizations communicate more effectively for over 25 years. His experience includes working with an international non-profit, a newspaper/new media company, a government contractor and a regional family-owned business. Since 2014, he has led an agency assisting companies throughout the United States with digital marketing services such as website development, advertising, social media and more.

Mark graduated from Liberty University with a Communications degree where he met the love of his life, Jenny. They married in 2000 and have four amazing children: Elenakay, Cassia, Josiah and Adalyn.

Connie Johnston

Prayer Team

Connie's Bio

Connie Johnston is a seasoned worship leader, singer, musician, and Prophet with a deep passion for ministry. With over 40 years of experience in worship ministry, she has dedicated her life to serving in the house of the Lord. Connie's profound understanding of prophetic worship and intercessory worship has made her a powerful vessel for delivering divine messages through music. She holds two music degrees, including a Masters Degree in Music Education from the University of Central Arkansas and a degree in Music Education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

As an ordained minister with Word Faith Churches International and the ICFM director for the West Arkansas region, Connie has played a pivotal role in teaching and equipping intercessory worship leaders throughout her community. She has also served as a choir conductor and director for adult and children's choirs. Additionally, Connie has written, produced, and directed music programs for both children and adults, leaving a lasting impact on the lives of those she ministers to.

In 2021, Connie Johnston published "Sounds of Heaven," where she shares the profound insights and revelations she received from the Holy Spirit through prophetic words, visions, and revelations. Her desire is to bring an increased awareness of the sounds of heaven into the lives of others and provide clarity and understanding for the current season of God's glory. Connie's contribution as a worship leader, musician, educator, and author has undoubtedly left an indelible mark on the worship ministry landscape, inspiring others to encounter the presence of God through prophetic worship.

Brenda Armstead-Compton

Prayer Team

Brenda's Bio

Brenda Armstead, is the founder of Angelic House of Prayer International Ministry where she has played a vital role in helping people from all walks of life find healing, deliverance, and peace through the power of Jesus. Her ministry is inspired by the words of Isaiah 61:1, “ The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek, he has sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound.”

Apostle Brenda Armstead-Compton's ministry has touched the lives of countless individuals, providing them with spiritual guidance, support and encouragement they need to overcome life’s challenges and live a life of purpose and meaning. Her work is a testament to the power of faith, and the transformative impact it can have on the lives of those who embrace it.

Dr. Dorothee Burkhard

Prayer Team

Dr. Dorothee's Bio

Dr. Dorothee Burkhard has been impacted by the central message of Jesus about His Kingdom, as a government of justice and love that has to be put in place here on earth. As this Kingdom has to be preached and demonstrated, Dorothee was serving with anointed teaching and preaching and in healing ministry in a local church in Germany for several years. Dorothee is also interested in crypto developments and artificial intelligence as a tool to enhance the Kingdom towards the promise of wealth transfer to its citizens.

Dr. Dorothee Burkhard’s background is in academia, with teaching and research in Earth and Materials Sciences where she had an internationally known reputation. Since December 2021 Dorothee has lived in Paraguay.

Pastor Jeeva Sam

Ministry Support

Pastor Jeeva's Bio

Pastor Jeeva and Sulojana Sam guarantee breakthrough for married couples facing breakdown, often in as little as 10 weeks. They are #1 bestselling authors of "The Unbreakable Marriage", where they share details of their mentorship process. With 35+ years of pastoral expertise and 40 years of marriage experience, the Sams are on a mission to save 50,000 marriages from divorce in the next 5 years.

Pastor Jeeva also mentors entrepreneurs, business leaders and high achievers in all spheres of life to achieve supernatural success with Kingdom values. To see if you qualify for this exclusive mentorship, please email:

Dr. Joseph Umidi

Ministry Support

Dr. Joseph's Bio

Dr. Joseph Umidi serves as Executive Vice President at Regent University, having also served as Interim Dean and Professor during his thirty-five years of service. He has researched and discovered keys to accelerate student retention and has trained all the University staff in developing a culture of honor. During this tenure he has served in senior leadership roles of several churches. He is Founder and President of Lifeforming Leadership Coaching, Inc., a Coach Training organization in 29 countries and 14 languages. He has authored numerous articles and books dealing with Organizational, and Personal Transformation and is working in Financial Wellness for families and churches.. He is married to Marie, Founder & President of TMCJ, Inc. and the delighted grandparents of three grandchildren.

Ernie & Silvia sauve

Ministry Support

Sauves Bio

Dr. Ernie Sauve, Jr. and his wife Silvia Sauve are the founders of DayStream Ministries International, a 501 (c) (3) organization based in Florida, USA. Their mission is to share and demonstrate the fresh and anointed Word of God provoking rains of revival, healing, and deliverance. Both hold their degrees from Wagner University.

They specialize in the ministry of deliverance and inner healing. As a powerful team, fluent in both English and Spanish, they are working intensely with deliverance and healing seminars as well as training deliverance teams. They have an uncompromising passion to help people overcome spiritual and emotional wounds that may be hindering their path to personal and spiritual growth as well as bring balance and integrity to the deliverance and inner healing ministry.

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