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Rev. David S. Bell

Board Member

Rev. David S. Bell

Rev. David S. Bell currently resides in Grand Rapids, Michigan. received his Bachelor of Arts degree from The College of Wooster and graduated magna cum laude with a Master of Divinity degree from Drew Theological School. He has completed post-graduate certificates in Executive Leadership from the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. He currently serves as the President & Executive Director of the United Methodist Foundation of Michigan and an adjunct faculty member of United Theological Seminary. He is an Ordained Elder in The United Methodist Church. Bell is a thought leader whose intuitive curiosity about organizational systems and passionate emphasis on emotional intelligence combine to empower vital transformation. Bell is an executive leader with proven experience in capacity building, fund development, organizational visioning, and asset-based thinking. He is regarded as an insightful author, nationally recognized keynote speaker, and visionary leader who connects economic and cultural trends with planned giving theory in the context of Christian financial discipleship. Bell has served on several Board of Directors, including General Council on Finance and Administration, United Theological Seminary, and National Association of United Methodist Foundations. He is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners, and the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy. Bell’s term of office as an elected director will expire in 2024.

Board Members

Ruby D. Anderson

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Roland Fernandes

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Chair, Investment and Loan Committee

Dr. Bruce L. Hartman

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Rev. Mary Kohlstaedt Huycke

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Chair, Nominating Committee

Dr. Maggie Jackson

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George E. Johnson, Jr.

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Charles King

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Kristi Kinnison

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Wayne Moy

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Rev René A. Perez Avalos

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Rev. Dr. Gil Rendle

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Rev. Dr. Eduardo (Eddie) Rivera

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Rev. Dr. Owen Ross

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Chair, Audit Committee

Rev. Dr. Kristin Stoneking

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Vice Chair

Rev. Dr. Ron Swain

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Carmen F.S. Vianese

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Rev. Dr. Cynthia D. Weems

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Secretary

Rev. Sara A. White

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Kay Yeager

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President & CEO

Rev. Lisa Greenwood

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Senior Vice President and Treasurer

David McCaskill

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Chief Operating Officer/ Chief Financial Officer

Curtis Vick

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Vice President of Loan Operations

Paula Sini

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Corporate Secretary and General Counsel

Tom Stanton

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Chief Learning and Innovation Officer

Rev. Dr. Blair Thompson

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Chief Marketing Officer

Janet Mitchell

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Chief Philanthropy Officer

Justin Gould

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Director

Rev. Kathleen McShane

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Associate Director

Derrick Scott, III

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Director of Learning and Innovation

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AVP of Strategic Initiatives

Krystol Wheeler

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Administrative Assistant

Leah Yancey

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Vice President of Lending

Chris Miller

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Rev. Leroy Barber

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Bishop Héctor A. Burgos Núñez

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Rev. Dr. Christopher Pierson

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Cindy Thompson

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Loan Officer

Daniel Park

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Lead Facilitator for the Phygital Fellows

Angie Thurston

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Executive Administrator for the Phygital Fellows

Rev. Dr. Blair Thompson

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Program Director for the Phygital Fellows

Derrick Scott, III

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Co-Facilitator for the Phygital Fellows

Eugene Kim

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Executive Assistant

Lauren Hanks

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