Jim Humble graduated from Minerva High School in 1971 where he showed his leadership skills by participating in many team sports. He received an associate degree from Stark State College and a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University in Industrial Engineering Technology. He retired after 35 years from the Timken company where he was a quality engineer manager at the New Philadelphia plant. While there he earned a Six Sigma Black Belt and also received the highest corporate distinction, the Dedication to Excellence award. Jim coached Little League and Challenger Baseball teams as well as YMCA soccer. He and his wife Kathy have been married 47 years and are the proud parents of two sons and three grandchildren. Jim has served on the Hammer & Nails Board for 6 years as Treasurer and President. During those 6 years Hammer & Nails purchased and renovated a new office building, increased staff, and continued to serve the disadvantaged homeowners of Stark County.
Dr. Andrew Reynolds
Dr. Andrew Reynolds
Andy Reynolds teaches social work at Malone University, is the father of two sons, a husband to an oncology nurse, and an active member of First Mennonite Church of Canton. Andy believes in the mission of Hammer & Nails because meeting the basic need of helping Stark area people to live safely in their own homes with dignity is a simple way to show the love of Jesus Christ.
Ron Stayer is the Vice President of Manufacturing at Philpott Rubber and Plastics where he has been employed for the past 8 years. He and his wife Becky are proud parents of their son, Joshua, who is a student at the University of Akron. Ron is an avid drag racer in his free time and currently attends Community Bible Church in Canal Fulton. He spent many years coaching youth wrestling and baseball and—prior to joining Hammer & Nails—was looking towards other areas to volunteer and be a servant for Christ. The Hammer & Nails mission has provided him an opportunity to see the organization’s impact on the local community as it fills immediate and important needs for those with limited options. Ron feels truly blessed to be a part of such a wonderful organization and mission.
Scott Calhoun is the Pastor of Outreach & Missions for Canton Frist Freinds Church. He came to Caton in 1997 as a Malone College student-athlete playing soccer and received a BA in Sports Ministry. Scott also received his Master’s degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. Scott has faithfully served in professional ministry for over 20 plus years. He has a deep desire to see the church on God’s mission locally and globally for Christ Kingdom sake. Scott and his church family have been consistent partners with several outreach ministries throughout Canton, Ohio, especially Hammer and Nails. Scott and his wife, Paula, and are blessed to have two sons, Carter and Cameron. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching his boys’ soccer and baseball teams as well as sneaking in a few fishing trips each year.
Jacqueline Knight and her husband own and operate Stark Glass Enterprises, Inc. in Massillon, Ohio, something they have done for the last 17 years. She is also a mother of two high school students in the Stark County area. Jacqueline joined Hammer & Nails because she believes in supporting their mission and work to improve the community.
“Hammer & Nail was there when I needed help. I thank them very much!”
“Thanks is a mere word for the appreciation and gratitude that I feel toward Hammer & Nails, for all each and everyone has done to bless me with peace about my home.”
“Thank you for your great love and kindness to us in installing the new storm door and wheelchair ramp. They have both been such a blessing to us! Thank you for treating us with respect and doing such a good job. All of you were the greatest!!! The ramp is such a blessing as it makes it much easier for us to get out and back in. Thank you for all the kindness you have shown us.”
Richard and Carol, Homeowners
“Thanks to all staff & volunteers for the wonderful wheelchair ramp. Being the caregiver, this has made our lives so much easier to transport in and out of the home.”