Meet Our Staff
Our staff are the heart and soul of LifeQuest.
John Jones, President
John was born and raised in Indiana many many years ago. He is an avid reader and loves sports. John moved from Illinois to New Mexico in March of 2013 after serving in ministry leadership for over 20 years. His greatest joy is spending time with his three children and his two grandchildren. John’s love for LifeQuest comes as a direct result of seeing his own life changed in 1994 by a relationship with a diligent mentor and a loving God.
Esther Taylor, Events and Programming
Esther is an Albuquerque native. She loves spending time with her husband and two young children reading books and going on adventures! Esther has worked with youth and children for over 15 years and has worked as an office administrator for over 13 years.
Joshua De La Rosa – Program Manager
Ashley De La Rosa, Development Director
Josh and Ashley joined LifeQuest in the spring of 2019. Their energy and passion for sharing the gospel with our clients has encouraged the community. Their outreach through HighArt Music and Apparel is an amazing tool that they love to use to engage Las Cruces and the surrounding area. They enjoy spending time with their kids and loving those around them.
Cleo Gibson – Program Manager, Albuquerque
Cleo Joined LifeQUest as our Northern NM Program Manager overseeing the programming for the female clients in Nov of 2019. Cleo passion and tenderness for the clients she works with shows through everything she does. She is a blessing to have on staff.