Aaron O. Richardson is an associate pastor at Evangel Ministries in Detroit Michigan, and currently serves as board chairman of Evangel Ministries Economic Restoration Group (E.M.E.R.G.) Community Development Corporation (CDC). He has been in full time ministry for over 14 years; his appointment as executive director of EMERG began in February 2004. Since then, Pastor Aaron and the EMERG team developed strategic partnerships with local and national businesses, churches, municipalities, and civic organizations to launch economic empowerment programming in order to help improve the lives of families and individuals in the city of Detroit.
Pastor Aaron’s expertise in management, marketing, and sales spans over 23 plus years; with a number of leading financial and retail corporations including Allstate, Equitable AXA, Flagstar Bank, Hart Schaffner Marx, and McDonalds. Pastor Aaron is extremely passionate about learning, and considers himself a life-long learner. He is a graduate of Detroit Bible Institute and Grace College and Seminary. Pastor Aaron is married to his wife, Trina Danella, for 22 years and they have three sons: John, Noah, and Seth.