Brett Kreider graduated from MIT (BS) and the University of Maryland (MS) with degrees in electrical engineering. He served many years in the full-time church ministry and worked for a missionary society serving developing countries. Brett and his wife, Beth, have three children, Logan, Noah, and Elena, and live in Herndon, Virginia. He works for MITRE as a cybersecurity consultant and serves in the Northern Virginia Church of Christ as a Bible teacher, and he and his wife are the Northern Virginia Chapter Directors for HOPE worldwide.