God works through His people to bring hope and healing to those around them. This is the 51:10 Ranch team—honored to be the hands and feet of Jesus to families in need of refuge and peace.

Success Stories!

Greg Verrier

Greg Verrier serves as Co-founder and Ranch Director of 51:10 Ranch. Prior to serving with 51:10 Ranch Gregory held a role of Sr. Director of Operations for Operation Mobilization.  Other roles included Financial Advisor with J. P. Morgan, Investment Manager with Morgan Stanley, V.P. of Finance with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Senior Consultant with Jefferson Wells and Kelly Services, Inc. Gregory plays a key role in the Board’s awareness of the Ranch's history, day to day operations and the continued development of strategy.  Gregory has his degree in Biblical Counseling from Luther Rice seminary and a graduate degree in International Finance.  

Elsa Verrier

Elsa Verrier currently serves as Co-founder and Ranch Director of 51:10 Ranch.  Prior to 51:10 Ranch Elsa spent 20 years in Corporate Human Resources, working with The Home Depot, Circuit City and Kelly Services, Inc.  Elsa has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management.  She has volunteered serving at risk children with various organizations over the years, including a residential treatment center (Boerne, TX) serving young girls in the court system and also with an organization that rehabilitated young girls sexually trafficked (Atlanta, GA).  Gregory and his wife Elsa reside in Nathrop, CO with their three children, Nolan, Addison and Bella.          

Rebecca Sheriff

Rebecca Sheriff serves as the Herd Manager at 51:10 Ranch, managing the barn and horsemanship programs. She graduated from Wheaton College with her M.A. in Outdoor and Adventure Leadership and attended Slippery Rock University for her B.S. in Resort, Recreation, and Hospitality Management. Rebecca is passionate about using horses as a tool for ministry and has previously served at multiple Christian camps and ranches across the country. She is also involved with the Christian Camp & Conference Association (CCCA) and writes about the intersection of faith, horsemanship, and community."

Richard Smythe

Richard Smythe is a graduate of the U.S. Marine Corp drill instructor academy. He dedicated 17 years to the Buena Vista Correctional Facility where he served as drill instructor, led the BV heavy equipment program and as a Lieutenant in case management.  While at Dept. of Corrections he earned a Medal of Merit on the Special Operations Response Team. Other work experience includes Commander of the Emergency Response Team for the state of Colorado and Commercial Project Manager at Bearss Landscaping.  He currently serves as the Facilities Manager at 51:10 Ranch.  Richie lives in Nathrop, CO with his wife DeAnna and three children, Madison, Gracie and Wyatt.