Simon Gounder is the Executive Director of Global AIM and is devoted to reaching Asian Indians with the love of Christ. He is a highly sought after guest speaker on missions, revival, and outreach. Simon has been a lead pastor both in his homeland of Fiji and in the United States. Simon is also an Intercultural Executive Presbyter for the So Cal Network, serves on the National US Missions Board of the Assemblies of God, and is the President of Vista Monterey Homeowners Association.
Simon is a rare combination of pastor and evangelist. Simon has a passion for saving the lost and is dedicated to helping others grow in their relationship with their Savior through prayer and personal coaching. He has created Indian fellowships in several cities in the United States including California, Texas, Georgia, and Wisconsin.
Simon lives in Orange County California with his wife, friend, and teammate Anjana. Simon and Anjana are both ordained ministers with the Assemblies of God and serve as missionaries with the US Missions. Their son, Sylvanas (Sal), is a masters student at BIOLA University after graduating from Vanguard University with a Bachelors degree in Accounting & Finance. Sal is also the Young Adults pastor and Worship Leader at Orange Hills Assembly of God along with his wife Jessica. Sal and Jessica are fully involved in the Global AIM ministry; participating in outreaches, mission trips, and leading worship at fellowship meetings.