Lola Brickey Biography:

In February 2015, Lola Brickey was elected by the Board of General Superintendents to be the global director of Nazarene Missions International (NMI).

Ms. Brickey began her journey in missions leadership in her 20s as a local NMI president. In 2001, she was elected president for the Eastern Kentucky District, a position she held for 14 years. In 2007, Brickey was elected to the Global NMI Council, representing the East Central USA Region and serving as vice president to the Council. She was also the NMI representative to the General Board of the Church of the Nazarene.

Brickey's leadership abilities have been enriched by working for a large multinational company, in local volunteer positions, and as a college instructor. She is the daughter of a Nazarene pastor and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Ohio, USA, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Morehead State University in Kentucky, USA. She and her husband, Frank, are the parents of two adult children.