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Tom Stanton

Corporate Secretary and General Counsel

Tom Stanton

Stanton is the Corporate Secretary and General Counsel for Wesleyan Impact Partners and Texas Methodist Foundation. Stanton became General Counsel of TMF in 2014. From 2005 through 2016 he served as Chancellor to two Bishops of a United Methodist Church Annual Conference. Stanton received his bachelor’s degree in theology and economics from Georgetown University in 1979, and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law in 1987. He clerked for the Chief Judge of the Western District of Texas Federal Court from 1987 to 1989 and is licensed in the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Western (Federal) District of Texas. Stanton practiced trial law with an emphasis in commercial and complex litigation and was a sought-after mediator for 10 years prior. Stanton has been active for 19 years in resourcing a medical clinic, women’s school, seminary, and small college in the Democratic Republic of Congo (“DRC”) with annual trips leading teams of medical, educational, and construction workers into the mission station in rural DRC. In addition to his legal responsibilities, Stanton resources churches and church-related entities in finding their missional purpose and developing strategies to deepen their cultures of philanthropy and mission.

Board Members

Rev. David S. Bell

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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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Rev René A. Perez Avalos

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Rev. Dr. Gil Rendle

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Wayne Moy

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Kristi Kinnison

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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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Kay Yeager

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Secretary

Rev. Sara A. White

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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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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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Executive Assistant

Janet Klosterboer

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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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