About Me

Richard Mendola has been working among international students for the past 43 years.  He is currently the Global Ambassador for International Friendships, Inc. (IFI) based in Columbus, OH.  He regularly shares the vision of impacting the nations through serving internationals and partnering with them.  He has seen many internationals become powerful witnesses for Jesus.  He is the author of the “I AM” Bible study series.  Rich regularly speaks at conferences and churches about topics related to International Student Ministry.  He is married to Janet and they have 6 children.