Pastor Hans Hess oversees all ministries at Fountain of Life. He became the senior pastor around 2009. Since his time at FOL, upwards of 3,000 people have dedicated their life to Christ. Prior to this, he traveled extensively as an evangelist, served as Missions Director for Redemption Ministries, planted a church in Sterling, Virginia, and currently serves on the board at the IPHC's Redemption Ministries conference. As leader of FOL, his vision is to see souls saved, evangelize the community, disciple new believers, and usher in revival.

He and his wife Jackie grew up together in Grundy, VA where they married in 1992. Both of them, along with their daughters Sarah and Alex, are gifted musicians and enjoy using their gifts together in ministry.