Michele M. Mercado-Ruiz - Founder, President & CEO
Michele is a devoted woman of God, and has a deep desire and passion to help women, mothers and youth. Mrs. Mercado-Ruiz is the founder and leader of the Light of Hope Ministries. Michele feels very strongly that in order to make right choices we must be wise women. Michele’s hope is for others to walk in peace in the middle of the storm, to make wise decisions so as not to continue to be lost and walk in darkness, but instead, have the true knowledge of God and to walk righteously with our Lord and Savior and to become a blessing to others, and to live with joy, light, hope and victory. Michele was born and raised in New Britain,Connecticut and currently resides in Windsor, Connecticut with her husband Nelson, daughter Keila, and her ever-loving dog, Chloe.
Michele's teachings are motivating and inspirational. Michele speaks and teaches with the unconditional love through God in all areas of the Word to women, adults, youth, marriage/couples. Sample topics include, Love, Obedience, Dealing with Anger, and Forgiveness.
Michele is also a voting member of the Region 6 Advisory Council (RAC) for New Britain. RAC's purpose is to advise the Department of Children & Families' Commissioner on the development and delivery of of regional services.