Executive Director Bruce Rice

Bruce Rice - Executive Director - WGCA 88.5 FM

Bruce is the Executive Director of the Great Commission Broadcasting Corporation and serves as a liaison between the Board and the far reaching ministry of WGCA. He also serves as the Pastor of Spiritual Care at the First Union Congregational Church in Quincy. BR enjoys golf, tennis, and spending time with a large family of 5 daughters and many grandchildren/great grandchildren. A true passion is connecting and networking with our listeners and in the community.

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

John 3:16

Associate Director Maxine Rice

Maxine Rice - Associate Director of WGCA

Maxine and her husband Bruce have worked side by side in ministry all their lives as a couple. The two were involved with WGCA 88.5 FM The Mix! since the beginning, 1987. They have five daughters, sixteen grandchildren, and six great grandchildren living in Quincy that continue to keep them entertained as well as on their knees.

On Tuesday mornings Maxine facilitates a women’s Bible Study from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at First Union Congregational Church, also known as the Congo. When she has spare time, which is quite rare, she enjoys reading spiritual self-help books, scrapbooking, and traveling with her siblings and family. Maxine serves as the Associate Director for WGCA and continues to put her heart and soul into the ministry.

Even when we are too weak to have any faith left, he remains faithful to us and will help us, for he cannot disown us who are part of himself, and he will always carry out his promises to us.

Timothy 2:13

Operations Manager/Morning Show Host Gregory Haubrich

Gregory Haubrich - WGCA Operations Manager/Morning Show Host

Gregory’s faith in the Lord is a shining example to all of us at WGCA. Our Morning Mix host and Operations Manager grew up in Quincy and has worked at stations around the Midwest since 1981. Gregory is married to Victoria, an incredible wife, mother and nurse. They have 6 wonderful children combined – Shannon, Luke (and his wife Jeanne), Benjamin, Ella, Reed and Jude. In his free time Greg enjoys playing the guitar and leading worship. Running keeps him active and when he is ready to relax, watching baseball is a big hit. Gregory attends various local churches and loves to encourage others to a stronger relationship with Jesus! Get up, get going, and get encouraged with Gregory, weekday mornings in the Morning Mix!

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.

Joshua 1:9

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. Do everything in love.

1 Corinthians 16:13-14

Programming Jim (“JT”) Taylor

JT Taylor - Programming WGCA

After 29 years of managing the On-Air portion of The Mix, and having the privilege of saying the first words on WGCA ( “Jesus Is Lord!”), Jim is cutting back to a part time Music Director position. He will still be around to bug ya’, managing Mix! Music, Imaging, promos, and getting the Word of God on the air in the mornings…!

On-Air Host (Afternoons-Evenings/Mon-Sat) Dusty (“DC”) Carlisle

Dusty Carlisle - On-Air Host WGCA

Dusty Carlisle is a confident young man who isn’t afraid to share God’s word. This DJ grew up on a family farm north of Carthage, raising hogs and cattle. Dusty attended Illini West High School and completed his bachelor’s degree at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL. Currently, he and his family attend Burnside Christian Church. He enjoys collecting vinyl records, biking, as well as listening to entertainment and sports radio shows. Eating a special treat from Dairy Queen and hang out with friends is a highlight to Dusty! He is a simple man, with fantastic hair, that enjoys the little things in life.

Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this this is the duty of all mankind.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

On-Air Host (Sundays) Broc Hampsmire

Broc Hampsmire - On-Air Host - WGCA

Broc Hampsmire is WGCA’s new voice on Sundays and is eager to see the gospel of Jesus Christ spread throughout the Tri-States! Broc grew up in Liberty, IL but has called Quincy home for nearly half his life now. He acquired an associate degree at John Wood Community College and his bachelor’s degree in communications at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO.

Broc is married to Rachel, a nurse, and they have two beautiful daughters Anna and Emma. They currently attend The Crossing 929 church in Quincy, along with regular small group meetings among other families in the church. In their spare time they enjoy going to the park and watching movies as a family.

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.

Proverbs 3:5-6

On-Air Host (Saturday Mornings) Melissa Shriver-Hackamack

Melissa Shriver-Hackamack - On-Air Host - WGCA

Melissa Hackamack wakes you up weekend mornings! Melissa grew up enjoying God’s beautiful creation as a farm girl near Ursa, IL. You can still find her toting buckets and gardening around the farm. She graduated from Unity High School and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Truman State University in Kirksville, MO.

Melissa married her high school sweetheart Adam and is a thankful mother of three children – Brinley, Brooklynn and Blake. Melissa and family attend the Quincy Church of Christ. When she isn’t on the radio waves, you’ll probably find her teaching children’s Bible classes (a passion of hers), gardening or swimming when it isn’t freezing cold.

You probably recognize Melissa from her years reporting for KHQA-TV. She and her husband decided to make a change a few years ago. Now she enjoys time watching her children grow up at home. Melissa also volunteers at school and as a director for the Adams County Fair.

In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.

Ephesians 6:16

On-Air Host (Mid-day Weekdays) Logan Kammerer

Logan Kammerer - On-Air Host - WGCA

Logan Kammerer is locally grown here in Quincy Illinois.  A graduate of Quincy Senior High School where he met his wife Mackenzie while sitting across from her at the lunch table, never envisioning the life they would have together.  After a life now more together than apart, they have four beautiful children, Aria, Everly, Hugo, and Lyra.

Since the age of fifteen, he has worked many positions but the one that rings true and stands strong is music.  He has worked as a musician in the surrounding playing locally every week in a variety of settings.  When he’s not working or gigging he and his family love spending time bike riding, reading, enjoying the outdoors, family game and movie nights, but most importantly painting and listening to vinyl records in their art room.  “We spend a substantial amount of time practicing and expanding our abilities in art and music, we LOVE it.”

He and his family attend Madison Park Christian Church where he occasionally plays with the worship band.  They are involved in group life and sharing the wonderful word of God.

They work to live by the Golden Rule, striving to teach their children the importance of kindness, empathy, and perspective.

On-Air Host (Mid-day Weekdays & Sat. Afternoons) Jenny Manzke

Jenny Manzke - WGCA On-Air Host

Jenny was born in Independence, MO.  When she was eight years old her family moved to Hannibal and she began listening to The Mix! She called Hannibal home until moving to Palmyra 14 years ago.

Jenny acquired a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Hannibal LaGrange College and a Master’s degree in education from Lindenwood University.  She is currently a teacher in the Palmyra school system. She is married to Bob, who works at MoDOT in Hannibal, and together they have four children; Meredith, Micah, Abbie, and Katie. They attend Antioch Baptist Church on Rt. T, in Hannibal, MO and are part of the praise team.

Jenny enjoys singing solos for Sunday morning worship, taking walks with their dog, Polly, and having family movie nights.

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things.

Philippians 4:8

Business Development Director Bob Daly

Bob Daly - WGCA Business Development Director

Bob Daly is one of WGCA’s newest team members! His positive attitude, one of a kind sense of humor, and childlike tendencies keeps all of us smiling. Bob was born and raised in Quincy and attended St. Peters grade school and Quincy Notre Dame High School. He furthered his education at Eastern Illinois University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Bob’s father, Tom Daly, and his business partner Bernie Willer started Sandy’s, which eventually became Hardee’s. After college and his father’s death Bob went into business with Bernie and the two purchased two of the three Hardee’s in Quincy. Eventually he had ownership of eight Hardee’s in West Central Illinois. He and his wife, Lynn, are happily married and the couple has four wonderful children: Brittany, Nathan, Alyssa, and Joshua.

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

John 3:16

Chief Engineer Michael DeLaRosa

Michael DeLarosa - WGCA Engineer

Michael (not Mike, please). I am originally from Chicago, but I have called this area my home since 1999 (and an actual Quincy resident for 3 of those years). One of my favorite activities is to attend the Blues In The District concerts at Washington Park. There is nothing like a warm summer breeze, the sun setting at your back, and live music in front of you.

I LOVE radio. I always have. That is why you might hear me broadcasting on other stations in the area. I also work for WGCA as their Chief Engineer. My duties on WGCA include maintaining and repairing equipment, and keeping 88.5 The Mix! on the air. As long as you are able to listen to WGCA on the radio, then I have done my job.

Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant Barb Girouard


Barb is excited to be a part of WGCA 88.5 The Mix … a radio station that she has listened to for many years.

Barb grew up in Quincy, Illinois.  She left for several years to join the United States Air Force with whom she was honored to serve for 5 years as an Accounting & Finance Specialist.  After traveling near and far, and seeing huge parts of this beautiful world created by God, she decided that Quincy was “home” so she returned.  Barb is married to Bob (a native of Massachusetts…and he still has not lost the accent).  He came to the Midwest with her and now says he would not live anywhere else.  They have been married 45 years and are blessed to be the parents of 3 children…..Heather, Paul and Marc, and grandparents of … Lauren & Braden.

Bob and Barb are both lifelong Catholics and attend St. Francis Solanus Church.  In Barb’s free time, she likes to read, sew, garden and of course travel.

Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Hebrews 11:1

IT/Digital Media Manager Russ Smith

Russ Smith - WGCA IT/Digital Media Manager

Russ has been the IT Manager at WGCA since 2007 and added the responsibilities of our digital media in 2012. He wears a lot of hats around here: computer and network support, website development, graphic art, social media, and the mobile app! If it has something to do with our computers, he’s had his hand in it. He’s even coordinated two of our outdoor music events (2007 Battle of the Bands and MixFest 2013). You’ll see him getting pictures at our local concerts for use on the web, as well.

He has been happily married to his wife Kimberly since 1992.  They have three children, a son-in-law, and a grandaughter who are always a blessing to them. In addition to his work with WGCA he is also employed at Knapheide Manufacturing with their IT Department and runs his own web development/digital media business out of his home. When he isn’t working on computers and websites he spends his time with his family and studying God’s Word. He assists with ministries throughout Quincy and pastors the Quincy Area Messianic Fellowship. He enjoys sharing about his Messianic Jewish faith, helping people to connect with the ancient roots of our faith.

He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Micah 6:8