First Lady Katrice attended Lewis University in Romeoville,
IL where she graduated with her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. She is currently a graduate student in
the MBA program. Katrice is has beena Federal Government Employee for 19 years; her occupation is a Contract Specialist,
which entails administering Federal Government Grants for major universities, small businesses and non-profit organizations.
First Lady Katrice Hayes has been involved in Christian ministry
her entire life. As a Praise and Worship Leader, she draws heavily from the word of God. A soft-spoken woman outside
of the pulpit, she has a rare ability to reach and stir her audiences as she works to compliment her husband's ministry.
Also, First Lady Katrice is the founder of "Women's Get-together", where women can come to bond in sisterhood and become whole
in the body of Christ, to develop confidence in Christ and face day to day uncertainties and problems by applying biblical
First Lady Katrice is the founder of Nevaeh's Presence Praise
Dancers. This outstanding group of praise worshipers are blessed with an uniqueness that can only be a gift from God.
First Lady Katrice is a liturgical mentor and has taught and instructed for over six years. Nevaeh's Presence is not only
a praise dance team, but a ministry where young girls are mentored and educated about Christian and biblical principles.
Additionally, the team inspires yound girls to "be all they can be"!
First Lady Hayes has assumed an active role at The One Visin
Worship Center of Joliet, IL where her husband, Pastor Deon D. Hayes is the founder and senior pastor of this fast growing
congregation which is a "Great Church" with "Great People" and a "Great Pastor"!