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EMF Names New CEO – Reeves Exits

EMF CEO Bill Reeves will be leaving the organization, it was announced tonight. Todd Woods has been elected as the new CEO by the EMF Board of Directors. Reeves joined EMF in July 2019 replacing Mike Novak who retired. 

Donna Ecton, the EMF Board Chair, thanked Reeves for his contributions and years of service to the Christian media industry, and wished him well in his future endeavors.

Todd Woods joined EMF in March 2022 as its chief legal officer. Previously Woods served as Nissan North America, Inc.’s vice president, general counsel and secretary and Lowe’s Companies, Inc.’s senior vice president, deputy general counsel and assistant secretary. He has also served on the Board of Directors for over 10 domestic and international organizations.

“I’m honored by the trust the Board of Directors has placed in me to lead EMF,” Woods said. “We have a tremendous team here. I look forward to leading the organization as we continue to create, produce and share compelling media with God’s life-changing message while our EMF care ministries connect with our audiences to support and inspire them in their faith journey.”

“The Board of Directors is confident that Todd’s expertise, strategic vision and team building approach will lead EMF to continued success,” Ecton said. “Our faith-focused audiences, donors, artists and partners put their trust in EMF because of how we use God’s Word to guide our decisions. The Board of Directors looks forward to Todd’s leadership where he will continue the organization’s focus on its founding mission.”


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