Executive Staff

Darrell Bye


Darrell Bye has over thirty years’ experience in corporate America in the fields of sales, marketing and senior management. He served on the Board of Directors of the California Cable Television Association, lobbied for the cable industry at both state and federal level, and organized, incorporated, and worked for communication companies in California, Texas, and the Northwest.

Mr. Bye has been involved in Recovery since 2003; serving as Ministry Leader for Celebrate Recovery and representing this ministry as the Texas State Representative. He was instrumental in developing Celebrate Recovery in the Dallas, Texas, Salvation Army, while introducing the recovery program to the Union Gospel Mission in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Bye has ministered in both county jails and state prisons. He was involved in the development of “Cross Ministries” in Texas while taking the “recovery” message to retreats for men, corporate organizations and has financially supported recovery organizations nationwide. He was ordained as a Minister of the Gospel in 2006.

Darrell is married to Desiree and has five children and one beautiful grandchild.

Brown Alford

Chief EXECUTIVE officer

Brown Alford served in the US Army in a recon platoon for several years. He served in both the 1st Gulf War and the Bosnia peacekeeping operation in the 1990’s. After leaving the Army he moved into the real estate industry, first, in residential sales then into mortgage lending operations.

Mr. Alford was involved in secular, self-help seminars as early as 2001. However, it wasn’t until his own personal life was in crisis that he reached out to a Christ-centered recovery in 2008. Mr. Alford is currently the Ministry Leader for a local Celebrate Recovery in Plano, TX.  He leads large and small groups of men and women working on their own recovery as well as leaders of other local ministries. He has also served with the Cross Ministries, participating in and leading small groups.

Mr. Alford brings a passion for recovery to every life he meets.  He is fond of saying, “If God will do it for me, He’ll do it for anybody.” And he believes it.

Dr. Mick Smith BS, MS, PhD, MD


Dr. Mick Smith, Ph.D, MD is a Board Certified Fellow in family medicine practicing in Dallas, Texas. Mick became a Christian in his mid-twenties and has served God in many capacities in the churches he has attended. He is also a Presbyterian Elder.

For the past eight years, he has been active in Celebrate Recovery Ministries and, most recently, has served on staff at retreats for Men At The Cross Ministries.

Mick stated that through Celebrate Recovery he has learned how to bring God’s healing power to those who need healing of their mind, heart and soul, as well as their body.

Mick is married to Linda and has three children and six grandchildren.

Paul mitchell

Chief Financial Officer

Paul was born in June of 1945 in Kearny, New Jersey, where he was raised in a Christian home. After graduating from Kearny High School, he went to Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he majored in Accounting.

After two years at Fairleigh Dickinson, he joined the US Navy during the Vietnam War and served on the USS Blandy. He handled the ship’s finances, including Disbursement and Operating budget, and after returning from active duty, completed his accounting degree in 1973.

Paul spent many years in finance for companies such as Siemens and the Singer Company. His expertise took him overseas to Hong Kong, where he audited the Far East Division of Singer Industrial sewing machines. Later his career path took him into large fiber optic network sales and project management.

At this time, he is involved in Celebrate Recovery and is successfully completing the 12 Step Program. He has a passion to bring the message of recovery and restoration to those in need. Paul is married with three children and nine grandchildren.

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