Martha has over twenty years experience in business and management. She attended Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho majoring in business and history.
She was the co-founder and principal broker of A-1 Realty in Groton, Connecticut and broker manager of Tuthill Real Estate’s main office in Groton and was the company’s top producer every year.
She moved to Honolulu, Hawaii in 1974 and joined Hugh Menefee Agency where she was appointed sales manager and broker in charge of the Discovery Bay office, where in her first year she became a member of the Million Dollar Club in both sales and listings. She served on the board of directors of the Merchants Association of the Discovery Bay Shopping Center. She was also an active member of the Public Relations Committee of the Honolulu Board of Realtors. She initiated a program of International Sales in Canada, Singapore, Philippines and Malaysia. This was so successful that many companies followed her example and program.
She moved back to her home state of Tennessee in 1990. She was very active in the Jackson Exchange Club and was elected to the board of directors of the Carl Perkins Child Abuse Prevention Center where she was instrumental in the fundraising program including an annual Tel-a-thon featuring well known entertainers and businesses throughout West Tennessee, which is still ongoing and very successful today. She was very active in international fundraising in Canada and other political and non-profit organizations.
She resides in joyful retirement in Santa Rosa Beach, FL with her husband, Tom, and enjoys frequent visits with her children and grandchildren.
Sujo John moved from India seeking adventure and prosperity in the United States just six months before the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. He worked on the 81st floor of the North Tower, while his then-pregnant wife, Mary, worked on the 71st floor of the South Tower.
By the grace of God, John and Mary survived the horrific events of September 11, 2001. Media from all over the world have taken interest in their story. The tragedy served to launch his international evangelistic ministry.
Sujo has either appeared on, or been featured in the BBC, CBC, The 700 Club, Billy Graham Special, TBN, Charisma Magazine, I am Second, Life Today—James and Betty Robison, Family Talk—Dr. James Dobson, Christianity Today, Daystar Television, Associated Press, The New York Times, The Times- London, The National Post and countless other publications from around the world.
Sujo John speaks across denominational barriers. He has taken his story of hope and faith to millions of people in churches, evangelistic festivals, universities, public schools, sporting events, corporations and community events in hundreds of cities in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
Sujo has a Bachelor in Commerce and an MBA in Business. He also wrote a book, Do You Know Where You Are Going?
He is the founder of YouCanFree.Us, a movement to rescue and rehabilitate victims of human trafficking. This ministry presently runs safe houses in India and Poland.
Sujo and Mary have three children, Jeremy, Sophia and Jayden, and reside in the Dallas area of Lantana, Texas. They attend Gateway Church in Southlake.