STAFF

The Hands Up High Ministries staff is a team of talented and God driven
individuals who are dedicated to living out the motto of HUH...
Love God, Love People, Change the World.
  1. Steve Batson
    Steve Batson
    HUH President, CEO
  2. Sandra Hammann (Grandma)
    Sandra Hammann (Grandma)
    Secretary, Elderly Outreach Coordinator
  3. Susan Batson
    Susan Batson
    Executive Director, Faith Ranch President
  4. Dianna Batson
    Dianna Batson
    Vice President of Finance (CFO), Marketing and Outreach
  5. Jon Batson
    Jon Batson
    Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  6. Mary Lee Batson
    Mary Lee Batson
    Director of Missions
  7. John Eddy
    John Eddy
    Director of Mentorship Programs

About the Staff

Steve Batson - HUH President, CEO

Susan Batson - Executive Director,
Faith Ranch President

Sandra Hammann (Grandma) - Secretary, Elderly Outreach Coordinator

Steve Batson is a Christian ordained minister, Christian composer and engineer. Steve has been involved in ministry for 25 years, founded and lead a cyber security business and was co-founder of Hands Up High Ministries. Steve comes from a broken family and has a heart for marriage and family ministry.





Grandma is an amazing servant of Christ. She has an unquenchable passion for Jesus that is evident to everyone she comes in contact with. Her giving heart has played a vital role in HUH Ministries over the years. She is now the leader of the HUH Elderly Outreach. Playing the accordion has always been one of her passions and aspirations. After lots of practice and hard work, Grandma is using her musical talent to lead hundreds of elderly people in worship on a weekly basis at elderly care facilities in Middle Tennessee with some of her passionate Christian friends.
Susan Batson will be leading the Faith Ranch program and has been involved in family and youth ministries for 30 years. Susan was a youth pastor for 14 years. She has a desire to strengthen families, mentor young women and decrease the divorce rate. Over the years she has helped and mentored countless young girls through her godly wisdom and unconditional love.  




​​Mary Lee Batson - Director of Missions

Dianna Batson - Vice President of Finance (CFO), Marketing and Outreach

Jon Batson - Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Dianna graduated with Cum Laude honors and a BA in Business and Marketing. She leads the HUH marketing efforts and helps to lead some of the HUH outreach programs. Dianna is a music composer and has been involved in ministry for 8 years. Helping young adults lead a healthy and godly lifestyle through a strong relationship with God is one of Dianna's deepest passions. She seeks to serve God wholeheartedly with her music, business and marketing skills. 
Mary Lee Batson is responsible for coordinating HUH mission trips. She has had a heart for missions since she was six years old. She has been on 3 different mission trips to China to care for special needs orphans and to advocate for their adoptions. Because of her efforts, many children have experienced the love of Christ and have found forever families.  Mary Lee has an Associate Degree and has focused on child development and family studies.
Jon Batson is one of the co-founders of HUH, leads the music and outreach programs and has been involved in ministry for 8 years. He has had a heart for the homeless since a young age and has lead many homeless outreaches over the past eight years.  He was a young adult pastor for 2 years and is passionate about loving people the way Jesus does.  Jon is a music composer and producer.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from MTSU’s Recording Industry (RIM) program with a minor in Entrepreneurship.

John Eddy - Director of Mentorship Programs

John Eddy is responsible for coordinating the Mentoring Men program.  Many young men need direction as they grow in their relationship with God.  Through construction and biblical studies He will provide a place for young men to get their hands dirty and work on their relationship with God at the same time. John has a degree in general studies from Harding University with a focus on the arts.