Brad Willits, PhD
Brad Willits has served as Pioneer Bible Translators’ Field Ministry Officer since 2015, overseeing the work of all field personnel and opening new field locations. He regularly holds on-site workshops for national and expat translators and also serves as a Bible translation consultant. In 1988 Brad closed 16 years of ministry as a church planter in Italy and moved to West Africa, where he served as a Bible translator, literacy evangelist, and director of the West Africa team. He led a team that translated the full Bible into the Susu language. He has also taught linguistics at the university level. Brad holds a Ph.D. in Bible translation from Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. He and his wife Estel have four adult children.