Meet Our Team

Find our Central staff members below. Campus staff members are found on their respective campus pages.

Campus Staff

Directional Leadership Team

John McKinzie

Lead Pastor

Aaron Alexander

Executive Pastor

Angela Linz

Executive Pastor

Care & Support

Broc Jahnke

Lead Care and Support Pastor


Lacy Abercrombie

Social Media Coordinator

Hunter Avery

Creative Video Producer

Kaela Bell

Communications Coordinator

Patrice King

Creative Designer

Karli Larson

Creative Assistant

Ashley Paukovitz

Creative Project Director

Ron Smith

Creative Video Producer

Lisette Summers

Print Coordinator

Miranda Todd

Creative Video Producer

Grow & Connections

Eric Sebastian

Lead Grow Pastor

Madison Keck

Executive Assistant/ Connections Administrative Assistant 

Mandi Milton

Grow Assistant 

Hope Kids

Damon Passons

Lead Children’s Pastor

Tamra Applegate

Children’s Ministry Assistant

Debbie Arnn

Curriculum Coordinator

Nesa Franks

Curriculum Coordinator

Kristi Passons

Curriculum Coordinator

Meg Peterson

Curriculum Coordinator

Hope Students

Will Perry

Lead Student Pastor

Alex Pecino

NextGen Assistant

HR, Finance & Information Systems

Linda Jewell

HR Director

Jacob Paukovitz

Finance and Information Systems Director

Bridgette Bervig

Receptionist/Data Entry

Dave Bopp

IT Coordinator

Jennifer Dorobek

HR Administrative Assistant

Shirley Robert

Finance Clerk

Julie Stair

Database Coordinator


Josh Story

Lead Operations Director

Outreach & Missions

Launa Vaughn

Outreach Pastor

Marta Gonzalez

Outreach Administrative Assistant 

Worship & Production

Terry Kelley

Lead Worship & Production Pastor

Ben Aguilar

Production Resident

Ricci Brosseau

Worship Assistant

Mark Ellis

Production Development Director

Thomas Lightfoot

Worship Leader

Conner McKinzie

Music Director/Worship Leader

Derek Milton

Technical Production Director

Christian Ross

Musician Coordinator

Adyson Shaw

Worship Resident

Dave Smith

Video Production Director

Madison Stukey

Worship Resident

Macy Tiradoegas

Worship Pastor

Young Adults & SEU

Stephanie Jordan

Young Adults & Residency Pastor

Manny Rivera

Young Adults Resident

Melanie Schultz

Melanie Schultz

SEU Site Pastor

Lynda Tombrella

SEU Administrative Assistant