Staff

Staff

Ashley Adkins

Stewardship Coordinator

Ashley Adkins

As Northview's Stewardship Coordinator, Ashley coordinates, plans, and prepares for retreats, events, and meetings. Originally from Clearwater, Florida, Ashley was a social worker before coming to Northview. She and her husband, Rod, who is our Fishers Campus Student Pastor, have a mini Yorkie named Thor. Ashley enjoys hiking and being outdoors. She also loves crafts, coffee and spending time with people. 

Rod Adkins

Fishers Student Ministry Pastor

Rod Adkins

Rod is the Fishers Student Ministry Pastor. He is responsible for mentoring and encouraging students, developing leaders, building relationships and providing experiences for students that will deepen their faith and help them understand servanthood. Before coming to Northview, Rod was the Student Ministry Pastor at Bayside Church in Clearwater, FL. He and his wife, Ashley, have a dog named Thor. Rod's hometown is Murfreesboro, TN, and he loves Tennessee football and the mountains. He also enjoy hunting, going to the movies and is a motorcycle enthusiast.  Rod's hidden talent: being a professional mini golfer and being able to bowl a 115!

Sandy Agerter

Director of Northview Preschool

Sandy Agerter

Sandy works as the Director of Northview Preschool. Since 1996, she has run and operated the preschool, which serves over 135 families and 185 children. Prior to working at Northview, Sandy was a homemaker and a part-time pre-school teacher. Sandy and her husband of 30 years, Scot, have three children. The family enjoys playing games when they all come together. Sandy also enjoys cooking and photography when she finds time for herself.

Scot Agerter

Construction and Facilities Director

Scot Agerter

Scot is Northview's Construction and Facilities Director. He manages the building construction process and oversees the maintaining of all existing facilities for Northview. He has been working in the commercial construction industry for 32 years. Scot and his wife, Sandy, have been married for almost 32, have 3 grown children and have one grandson. In his free time, Scot loves bike riding and visiting Florida in the winter! 

Mary Ann  Allison

Northview Kids Administrator & Volunteer Coordinator

Mary Ann Allison

As the Northview Kids Administrator and Team Member Coordinator, Mary Ann makes the finely tuned machine that is the children’s ministry run smoothly by meeting the administrative needs of program directors at each campus. Originally from Chicago, Mary Ann and her husband have four children, which means that you can find her serving with the high school band, the volleyball team and at other church activities.

Sophia Allison

Accounting Clerk

Sophia Allison

Northview's Accounting Clerk, Sophia, helps process invoices and receipts for accounts payable. Sophia has attended Northview for over 13 years. She has two sisters and a brother, and she describes her parents as crazy Chicago sports team fans. In her free time Sophia crochets, knits, reads and is learning the ukulele. 

Kayleigh Allred

Greater Lafayette Northview Kids Director

Kayleigh Allred

Kayleigh is the Northview Kids Director at the Greater Lafayette Campus, and her job is to love on the kids and families that come through Northview’s doors. She also coordinates volunteers and helps relay Northview’s vision to parents. She graduated in May 2014 from Anderson University then moved to West Lafayette. She is married and enjoys reading, crafts, thrift shops and Netflix.

Amanda Arroyo

Special Needs Ministry Coordinator

Amanda Arroyo

Amanda is the Special Needs Ministry Coordinator at the Carmel Campus. Her role in this position is to ensure children and teens with special needs or medical issues are in the proper environment and receive extra love and attention. Amanda has one daughter, Naomi, who is often seen at North Beach or serving in Northview Kids. They enjoy shopping together and watching shows while snacking on sweet potato chips. Amanda also likes reading and hiking. And we bet you didn’t know she is also fluent in American Sign Language.

Steve Arterburn

Teaching Pastor

Steve Arterburn

As Teaching Pastor, Steve gives the weekend message when our Lead Pastor is away. Steve also meets with members of the church to talk about spiritual growth. Steve has been the Teaching Pastor for Heartland Church and is currently the Founder and Chairman of NewLife Ministries, where he hosts the radio program NewLife “Live.” He is also an author and Bible editor. Born and raised in Ranger, Texas, Steve and his wife, Misty, currently live in Fishers and have five children. In his free time Steve loves spending time with his family at the lake in the summer and in front of a wood burning fire place in the winter. Steve's hidden talents: singing, drawing, and painting. 

Jason Bates

Facilities Manager

Jason Bates

Jason is the Facilities Manager at Northview, managing a team that supports the needs of staff members and guests. His team is responsible for repairs and maintenance around the church, event set-up and remodeling. Before coming to Northview, Jason worked in construction and maintenance for 20 years, including working as a Maintenance Foreman at HVAF of Indiana. He came to know God after he began attending Northview 5 years ago. Jason has 3 children with his wife Sarah, and spends most of his free time being a daddy. Jason’s other hobbies include playing softball and golf. His hidden talent – making lasagna.

Micah Beckwith

Northview Students Worship Pastor

Micah Beckwith

Micah helps create the weekly worship experiences for Northview Students. He also trains and equips students and adults to use their musical and creative talents to lead people in worship. Before he came here, he was the student worship pastor at White River Christian Church in Noblesville. Micah is from Hillsdale, Michigan, and is married to Susan. Micah and Susan have a boxer/Rhodesian ridgeback mix. In Micah’s free time, he enjoys snow skiing, backpacking and hiking. His hidden talent is bending his middle toe on his right foot 90 degrees to the right; he thinks it may be a broken toe that was not fixed rather than a talent.

Jocelyn Beever

Greater Lafayette Campus Ministry Assistant

Jocelyn Beever

Jocelyn is Northview's Ministry Assistant at our Greater Lafayette Campus. She assists all of our campus staff in communications and scheduling, as well as keeping the office running smoothly. Before coming to Northview Jocelyn was a pre-school teacher. She came to work for Northview as a result of searching for passion and purpose in her job. Jocelyn is a make-up enthusiast. She also loves reading and eating Mexican food. Jocelyn's hidden talent: playing the flute since 5th grade.

Nathan Benefield

Anderson Campus Student Pastor

Nathan Benefield

As Northview's Student Pastor, Nathan connects with adult leaders, builds relationships with students and impacts the community with the love and truth of God. Before joining Northview, he was a resident at 12 Stone Church in Atlanta. Nathan is originally from St. Louis and a huge Cardinals baseball fan. When he's not serving at Northview, he enjoys hiking, golf and spending time with friends.

Judy Benway

Weekend Receptionist

Judy Benway

Judy is a part-time receptionist at Northview on Sundays and various other days. She answers phones, directs calls and greets Northview members and guests that come through the main office. Judy is from Gastonville, Pa., a village of about 320 people in western Pennsylvania. Judy and her husband, Steve, have three adult sons, two living in Indiana and one in Chicago. She is a news and weather junkie and enjoys reading and gardening. She grows flowers and vegetables in her garden and knows most of the plants by their Latin names.

Kent Bjurstrom

Student Ministry & High School Pastor

Kent Bjurstrom

Kent serves as our Student Ministry & High School Pastor, helping reach students with the gospel while discipling them. And with a hidden talent like clicking his tongue loudly, he has no problem demanding the attention of a room of junior high and high school students. Kent joined the Northview team in May 2014. Before joining Northview's staff, Kent served as the student ministry pastor at Sugar Grove Church in Goshen, Ind. He and his wife, Stephanie, have three lively boys. In his free time, he enjoys playing and watching sports, drinking Diet Coke and spending time with his family. Kent is also on a quest to save the Great White Shark, or at least go cage-diving with them someday.

Jennifer Blessing

Northview Students Life Groups Coordinator

Jennifer Blessing

Jenn serves as our Northview Students Life Groups Coordinator, where she mentors high school girls, coordinates Life Groups and other various events. Jenn joined our staff as a Student Ministry Intern during the 2012 summer and was hired to our full-time staff at the end of her internship. She loves spending time with her family and friends, going to the beach, watching movies and drinking Starbucks.

Michele Bogdajewicz

Westfield Campus Ministry Assistant

Michele Bogdajewicz

Michele is the Westfield Campus Ministry Assistant. Her job is to support Northview’s Westfield Campus pastoral staff. Prior to coming to the Westfield Campus, she was an elementary and middle-school teacher. Michele is married to Paul, and they have two daughters and a son. When she is not working, she spends her free time watching her kids' sporting events and vacationing near the beach or mountains.

Susan Boss

Accounts Payable Specialist

Susan Boss

Susan, Northview's Accounts Payable Specialist, processes and pays bill and helps with anything else needed in the accounting department. Susan was led to work at Northview after completing Northview's SHAPE class and discovering ways to serve. Susan and her husband John have three sons. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. When not serving, Susan can be found decorating, reading, golfing or enjoying the outdoors. 

Kurt Brodbeck

Family Ministry Pastor

Kurt Brodbeck

As Family Ministry Pastor, Kurt spends time working with students in large and small group environments to help them see how God is calling them. Kurt loves teaching and modeling what living a life for Christ looks like. Kurt and his wife, Brooke, have two kids, Corbin and Quincy. He loves geo-caching, playing Frisbee golf and launching Hot Wheels off ramps with his family. Kurt also has some unique hidden talents: “Sword swallowing, fire juggling, leaping small buildings with a single jump, and wrestling alligators,” he said.

Julie Burkholder

Accountant

Julie Burkholder

As Northview's Accountant, Julie helps develop a framework of integrity in the stewardship of our church. Julie has two daughters, Madeleine and Meghan. In her free time, Julie embraces her musical side by playing the piano and enjoys getting lost in a good book.

Carrie Carlson

Contributions Specialist

Carrie Carlson

As our Contribution Specialist, Carrie works in the accounting office. She assists in preparing deposits given during the weekend services. She and her husband Al have known each other since 7th grade and have two children and one granddaughter. Carrie loves spending time with family and is an avid reader.

Travis Carpenter

Production Systems Director

Travis Carpenter

As Production Systems Director, Travis oversees the overall production value of the weekend services. Travis came to our staff after serving in a similar role at Oakbrook Church in Kokomo, Ind. He came to Northview because he wanted an opportunity to expand his skills. Travis and his wife, Katie, have a son, Gabriel, and dog. During his free time, Travis enjoys tinkering with things. “Often my tinkering just gets me into trouble and I end up frustrated with the trouble that I have caused. It’s a vicious cycle,” he said.

Grace Carver

Fishers Campus Northview Kids Elementary Coordinator

Grace Carver

Grace serves as the Fishers Campus Northview Kids Elementary Coordinator where she supports team members, elementary kids and parents. Grace worked at Northview as a summer intern in 2015 and joined the staff in May 2016 after graduating from Taylor University. Originally from South Haven, Michigan, she is the baby of the family with two older sisters and one older brother. When not serving at Northview, Grace enjoys running, traveling, trying new foods and drinking great coffee. She also loves to sing and play the guitar, as she grew up singing in her grandparents bluegrass band. Her hidden talent: swing dancing!

Jason  Chapman

Video Director

Jason Chapman

As Northview's video director since 2007, Jason oversees all video production including shooting, editing, animating and archiving. Before coming to Northview, Jason was the Indianapolis Colts’ photographer and videographer. He came to Northview when his friend recommended our church. Jason and his wife, Cara, have a son, William. Jason enjoys DJing weddings and parties, watching movies, and playing the drums, guitar, and piano. While growing up, Jason performed in shows at Opryland in Nashville, Tenn., and went on a large U.S. tours performing all over the country.

Linda Charles

Northview Preschool Assistant Director

Linda Charles

Linda works as Northview’s Preschool Assistant Director. She handles tuition payments, orders supplies, and assists the director in the day-to-day running of the program. She started at Northview in 1995 as a teacher when her son attended the “Mothers Morning Out” program and the director asked her to assist in teaching a preschool class. Linda was a banker for 16 years and homemaker before coming to Northview. Linda and her husband have a son, daughter and grandson. Linda enjoys spending her free time with her family and watching her grandson, as well as gardening and crafting.

Brandon Collins

Greater Lafayette Campus Worship Pastor

Brandon Collins

As the Worship Pastor at Northview’s Greater Lafayette campus, Brandon Collins helps to plan services with the creative team and he also mentors musicians and audio/visual producers. Prior to his time here, Brandon has served as a volunteer for Young Life, he ran a wedding business, and he has written and produced original music. Originally from West Virginia, Brandon and his wife, Meghan, are the “parents” of Buddy and Jake, best described as “two dinosaur-sized dogs.” In his free time, Brandon enjoys time outdoors, whether it’s riding his motorcycle, camping, fishing or traveling. 

Aaron Crull

Greater Lafayette Student Ministry Pastor

Aaron Crull

Aaron oversees the programs for students in 5th through 12th grade at the Greater Lafayette Campus. Aaron recently graduated from Taylor University with a degree in Christian Education and Biblical Literature. Aaron and his family have attended Northview since he was in 3rd grade. Aaron's mom and dad, Mark and Karen, both work for Northview as well. He has an older brother, David, and two younger sisters, Katie and Emily. When Aaron is not serving at Northview he enjoys running. He also enjoys being outside and watching movies. Aaron's hidden talents include card tricks, one-handed clapping, and holding his breath!

Karen Crull

Carmel Campus Northview Kids Director

Karen Crull

Karen services as the Carmel Campus Northview Kids Director, overseeing the children’s ministry for kids from birth to fourth grade. She also directs the Northview Kids Carmel staff, plans special events, handles the budget and leads parent classes. “I love teaching kids about having a relationship with God,” Karen said. Before joining the Northview staff, Karen served in Northview Kids as a large-group teacher and small group leader for 11 years. Karen is married to Northview’s Executive Pastor Mark Crull. They have four children, David, Aaron, Katie and Emily. They also have a cocker spaniel named Adi. Karen enjoys walking and doing Boot Camp classes in her free time. She also reads and does crossword and jigsaw puzzles.

Mark Crull

Executive Pastor

Mark Crull

As Northview’s Executive Pastor, Mark provides senior leadership to the daily management of church life. His goal is to help Northview members and guests connect with God and one another in life-changing ways. Mark and his wife, Karen, served three years for Campus Crusade for Christ and five years with FamilyLife. They also helped plant a church in New England now pushing 1,000 members between two church campuses. Mark and Karen have four children. In his free time, Mark likes to run, fly fish and tinker around the house fixing things. He can do it all, even tap dance.

Mike Crull

Operations Pastor

Mike Crull

Mike became the Operations Pastor in August 2014 and provides day-to-day oversight to Northview’s administrative and operations departments. He has a vast ministry background including serving as the European Vice President for TCM International, a graduate leadership-training program. Mike and his wife, Patty, have three sons, Mark, Jacob and Taylor. They enjoy recreational activities, especially snow skiing and boarding. Having lived in German-speaking Europe for eighteen years, one of his favorite pastimes is visiting Weihnachtsmarkts (Christmas markets) during Advent. 

Patty Crull

Westfield Northview Kids Director

Patty Crull

As the Westfield Northview Kids Director, Patty's responsibilities include organizing volunteers, communicating with children and parents and preparing curriculum. Before working for Northview she was a caregiver for the elder at Clarity Personal Care Services. Patty and her twin sister are the youngest of ten in her family. She and her husband have three teenage boys. Patty enjoys puzzles, walking, cooking, reading, playing games, and watching movies in her free time. She'd also make a great Wheel of Fortune contestant! 

Stacie Deardorff

Anderson Campus Ministry Assistant

Stacie Deardorff

Stacie is our Anderson Campus Ministry Assistant. She is from Denver, Indiana, and was previously a high school math teacher. Stacie and her husband, Joe have three daughters. When she's not serving at Northview, Stacie enjoys movies, shopping, and spending time with friends and family. Her hidden talent: being able to solve a Rubik's cube! 

Ryan Eads

Northview Kids & Students Production Coordinator

Ryan Eads

Ryan is the Northview Kids & Students Production Coordinator. Ryan is a 2014 Ball State School of Music Graduate. Before coming to Northview he did freelance recording, producing, mixing and mastering. Ryan also worked at Union Chapel Ministries as production coordinator. When he is not serving at Northview, Ryan loves playing music. He plays guitar, drums and piano. His hidden talent - being a pro at imitating Chewbacca.

Garrett Edwards

Life Groups Placement Director & Interim Indy North Campus Pastor

Garrett Edwards

Garrett Edwards is the Life Groups Placement Director and Interim Indy North Campus Pastor. He has worked at Northview since November 2013. His primary role is helping people get connected to a Life Group. He also encourages Life Groups with curriculum ideas and ways to serve others, and he acts as a coach for Life Group leaders. Before coming to Northview, Garrett studied Christian education at Taylor University. Garrett and his wife, Ashley, have two sons. Garrett’s hobbies include reading, mountain biking and music. He also likes card games, especially Euchre. As for a hidden talent – he can do one-arm pushups!

Jessica Farson

Human Resources Director

Jessica Farson

Jessica works as Northview’s Human Resources Director, where she’s responsible for developing and enhancing HR programs, policies and guidelines. She also oversees employment, benefits, employee relations, training and development, and internship programs. Jessica and her husband, Gary, grew up on the east side of Indianapolis. They have two dogs, a pug, Weezer, and a Lhasa Pom, Sophie. Jessica loves to be outdoors and enjoys playing board games, exercising and watching movies.

Katie Ficzner

Northview Kids Welcome Team Coordinator

Katie Ficzner

Katie serves as the Northview Kids Welcome Team Coordinator. She is often the first person that families see when they come to check-in for weekend services. Katie also oversees the team members who greet and assist parents and kids each weekend. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Katie and her husband Alex have a son, Weston, which means that any free time is spent seeing life through their toddler’s eyes.

Dave Fladung

Greater Lafayette Campus Pastor

Dave Fladung

Dave serves as our Greater Lafayette Campus Pastor. Before coming to Northview he was the Worship and Communications Pastor at Five14 Church in Columbus, OH. Dave grew up in Hamilton County. He and his wife, Lauren, are excited to be back in the area to be a part of what God is doing here. In his free time, you can find Dave playing basketball or disc golf, playing guitar or watching The Office with his wife. He loves all things coffee and new technology.

Austin Fox-Welter

Production Coordinator

Austin Fox-Welter

Austin creates enriched environments through lighting and production where people can connect with God. He also oversees production volunteer teams. Before coming to Northview, Austin worked at Granger Community Church in Granger, Ind. Austin and his wife, Hannah, have been married since 2012 and have a dog named Daffy. In his free time, he serves as an EMT at a local fire department, plays bass and is energized by making new friends.

Hannah Fox-Welter

Elexio Coordinator

Hannah Fox-Welter

Hannah is Northview's Elexio Coordinator. She trains new staff and volunteers to use Elexio, our church database. She also oversees the check-in stations at all campuses and maintains the church database. Prior to being Northview's Elexio Coordinator, Hannah worked at Capstone Café and Bookstore and as an insurance agent. Originally from South Bend (IN), Hannah is married Austin, the Production Coordinator at Northview. They have been married since 2012 and have a dog named Daffy. When Hannah isn't serving at Northview, she enjoys organizing her home, going to concerts, watching movies, and playing board games. 

Nate Gafkjen

Project Coordinator

Nate Gafkjen

As Project Coordinator, Nate manages the workflow of communications projects. Before coming to Northview Nate was a student-athlete at Valparaiso University where he did Cross Country, Track, and Field. He lives in Fishers with his sister and parents. Nate spends his free time running, playing ball, and reading. His hidden talent: talking with dogs

Rick Glassley

Local Teams Coordinator

Rick Glassley

Rick is Northview's Local Teams Coordinator. His job is to connect individuals within the Northview community to Northview's ministry partners. Before working for Northview, Rick was a real estate appraiser. His growing passion for helping and serving others is what led him to begin working at Northview. Rick and his wife, Shannon, have two children. When he's not serving, Rick loves doing activities and sports with his kids. Rick's hidden talent: being handy around the house!

Judy Golden

Northview Students Administrator/Volunteer Coordinator

Judy Golden

As the Northview Students Administrator/Volunteer Coordinator, Judy assists the Student Ministry pastors with administrative work, including maintaining the database, tracking sign-ups and scheduling resources for events. Before coming to Northview in July 1994, Judy served as a social worker and then retired to be a stay at home mom. Judy and her husband, Doug, raised two children and have three grandchildren. And we bet you didn't know, Judy is a barbecue sauce master. She’s taken prizes in two nationwide contests for different sauces, which she makes with her husband and two other couples.

Larry Gonzalez

Production Technician

Larry Gonzalez

Larry started at Northview in August 2015, working on anything related to audio and set design for Weekend Services. He also equips volunteers on the production team. Before Northview, he was the full-time volunteer head sound engineer at RLA Church in Los Angeles. Larry’s parents are from El Salvador, and he has two sisters. Most of his free time goes into reading, writing and songwriting.

Kathleen Gregerson

Northview Kids Early Childhood Coordinator

Kathleen Gregerson

As the Early Childhood Coordinator, Kathleen is responsible for all things in Northview Kids as it relates to children from birth to the Pre-K years. She coordinates curriculum, manages the team member schedule, and assists with trainings and events. Originally from California, Kathleen has been serving in children’s ministry for over 20 years. She has also been in project management. She and her husband, Chris, have lived all over the country, raising their teens Matthew and Lauren.

Drew Hall

Westfield Campus Student Pastor

Drew Hall

Drew came to Northview in May 2014 as an intern and never left. Drew’s job as the Westfield Campus Student Pastor is to focus on cultivating godly relationships with students by creating a helpful and fun atmosphere. Drew is from Columbus, Ohio, so he is a big Ohio State and Cincinnati Reds fan. He visited the Field of Dreams in Iowa and found a baseball in the cornfield his dad told him was probably in the movie. He did a lot of traveling in college, covering 28 states and 4 countries. Drew is married to Maddie and is a certified scuba diver.

Maddie Hall

Digital Director

Maddie Hall

As the Digital Director, Maddie oversees the strategy for Northview's various forms of digital communications, including the website, social media and email. Before Northview she worked in promotions for the National Federation of State High School Associations. Her husband, Drew, is the 7th/8th Grade Pastor here at Northview. Maddie and Drew love to spend time outside and walk on the Monon Trail. Maddie also bakes in her free time and loves running as a way to stay fit after enjoying all those yummy baked goods!

JoEllen Hallmark

Receptionist and Pastoral Care Ministry Assistant

JoEllen Hallmark

JoEllen serves as Northview’s Receptionist and Pastoral Care Ministry Assistant. Working in this capacity since 2003, JoEllen is Northview’s “air traffic controller.” She directs phone calls, visitors, deliveries and written communications to their intended destination. JoEllen is originally from Minot, North Dakota. Before joining the Northview team, JoEllen raised two boys with her husband. She enjoys reading, traveling and camping, and her current project is fixing up a late 1950’s home.

 

Jake Harley

Production Technician

Jake Harley

Jake is our Production Assistant and is responsible for helping the production crew prepare for weekend services across multiple campuses. In addition to serving at Northview, Jake does freelance work as an audio engineer, composer and sound designer. Jake is married to Morgan and, although they do not have any children or pets yet, they are looking forward to having both in the future. In his free time Jake enjoys designing sounds for and playing video games, as well as researching ways to brew coffee. Watch out for Jake because his hidden talent is Martial Arts!

Glen Hatheway

Westfield Building and Grounds Coordinator

Glen Hatheway

Glen is our Westfield Building and Grounds Coordinator. Before working at Northview, he worked for GTE/Verizon/Frontier. He and his family have been attending Northview for over ten years. Glen and his wife, Cindy, have been married for 30 years and have four adult children. When he is not serving at Northview, Glen enjoys updating his house, which he finds relaxing and therapeutic. Glen's hidden talent: always staying positive, no matter what life brings!

Gretchen  Hawkins

Preschool Teacher and Office Assistant

Gretchen Hawkins

Gretchen serves as the Owls 3 preschool teacher, where she gets to watch students grow spiritually, academically, emotionally and physically. She also works in the preschool office as an assistant, which involves various roles like parent and teach communication, handbooks and policies. Gretchen ran an in-home daycare before coming to Northview. Gretchen and her husband, Troy, have three boys. In her free time, Gretchen can be found baking, cooking, traveling and doing home improvements with her husband of 20 years. 

Adam Hiatt

Anderson Campus Pastor

Adam Hiatt

Adam is our Anderson Campus Pastor. As the campus pastor Adam provides vision and leadership, builds community within the church, and empowers leaders to service at their campus. He began working at Northview in May 2010 as a Worship Arts Administrative Assistant. Most recently he served as our Fishers Campus Worship Pastor. Adam and his wife, Cassie, have two children, Ethan and Kathryn, and a Cavachon dog named Lady. He loves playing and watching sports of all kinds. Adam's hidden talent: he can beatbox!

Kari Hillman

Graphic Designer

Kari Hillman

Kari is a graphic designer at Northview. She works with a team to develop solutions to various art projects for all of the Northview campuses. Prior to working for Northview, Kari was a graphic designer for a small advertising company. She also does freelance wedding photography. Originally from Pennsylvania, Kari is one of seven siblings and grew up with six different exchange students. During her free time, Kari and her husband love to work on building and renovation projects for their historic home. Kari also enjoys running, photography and movie collecting. Her secret talent: she can eat a whole cantaloupe in one sitting! 

Todd Holzworth

Westfield Campus Pastor

Todd Holzworth

Todd serves as Northview’s Westfield Campus Pastor. Todd came to Northview because he felt called to work for the church through helping young people follow Christ. He first served as Northview's Middle School Pastor and has transitioned to help equip our Westfield Campus to fulfill our mission to connect people with God and others. Todd and his wife, Christy, have two children, Clay and Taylor. He loves spending time with his University of Kentucky basketball crazed wife, sporty son and creative daughter.

Ann Hrinowich

Anderson Northview Kids Director

Ann Hrinowich

Ann serves as the Northview Kids Director at our Anderson Campus. Originally from Elmhurst, Ill., Ann previously taught elementary school in Chicago. Ann and her husband Bill have two daughters and a dog.

Derek Irvin

Small Groups Pastor

Derek Irvin

Derek is the Small Groups Pastor at Northview, providing leadership, curriculum, coaching and support for all Life Groups, Life-Recovery Groups and Growth Groups. Before coming to Northview in 2006, Derek worked as a sales representative for a printed food films manufacturing company. Derek and his wife, Missy, have three children and one grandchild. Derek’s hidden talent: “I can eat a basket of chips at a Mexican restaurant in 20 seconds. However, I am currently retired.”

Tim Ishmael

Facilities Assistant

Tim Ishmael

As Facilities Assistant, Tim is responsible for anything that involves a hammer, saw, brush or labor. He was a technician at an environmental emergency cleaning and industrial waste disposal business. Tim comes from Ramona, Calif., a community near San Diego. He still has family there, but two of his brothers also live in Indiana. Tim enjoys vacuuming, mowing lawns and playing all sorts of games, but his claim to fame is a “mean” plate of fried rice. “Well, at least I think it’s good,” he said.

Kurt Jaderholm

Northview Kids Serving Coordinator

Kurt Jaderholm

As Northview Kids Serving Coordinator, Kurt’s job is connecting servants to service. He has a history as a commodity broker, an investment executive and in business and community development. Kurt’s passion to grow The Kingdom by serving the local church led him to his position at Northview. Kurt and his wife, Kathy, have two daughters who are both teachers. Kurt loves to do anything active including golfing, running and biking. Kurt is also Giordano’s Pizza’s number one fan.

Chip Jaggers

Stewardship Pastor

Chip Jaggers

Having served as the Associate Vice President for Development at Ball State University, Chip Jaggers brings a wealth of knowledge for his role as Stewardship Pastor. He came to Northview with 30 years of experience in encouraging people to be generous. Chip and his wife, Verna, have been married for 45 years and have two children and five grandchildren. When he’s not exercising his skills as a handyman around the house, Chip enjoys outdoor recreation. Chip is fascinated with finance and enjoys studying and engaging in investments.

Nate Jeffers

Anderson Campus Worship Pastor

Nate Jeffers

Nate is the Anderson's Campus Worship Pastor. Nate's job includes leading worship, recruiting, and leading the worship and tech teams. Before coming to Northview, Nate spent seven years leading worship at a church in St. Louis. He and his wife, Beth, have twins, Henry and Rose. In his free time Nate enjoys playing with his kids and chocolate lab, Alex. He also likes to read books and is a podcast junky. Nate's hidden talent: falling asleep fast, sometimes mid-sentence!

Alba Johnson

Weekend Receptionist

Alba Johnson

Alba works as one of Northview’s weekend receptionists assisting guests with questions about Northview in person and on the phone. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, she came to the United States right after high school to attend college. Alba and her husband, Doug, have a son, two daughters and two fuzzy felines. She enjoys singing with Northview's ESO Choir, attending concerts and festivals, and clipping coupons — her family calls her the Coupon Queen. When she was younger, Alba wanted to be an interpreter for the United Nations, but “Spanglish” is not accepted as a third language.

Brandon Johnson

Northview Kids Elementary Coordinator

Brandon Johnson

Brandon began working at Northview in November 2014. He leads and supports the elementary team members in Northview Kids. Before coming to Northview, Brandon studied electrical engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and worked for SpringHill Day Camps. Brandon was born in Avon, Indiana, and likes to play and watch sports. Brandon is multitalented: He acted in his college musical, “Cats” starring as Mungojerrie; he can solve 3x3, 4x4 and 5x5 Rubik’s cubes, and he can also juggle!

Audra Kelly

Next Steps Ministry Assistant

Audra Kelly

Audra works to interface with the ministry leaders and assist them in tasks so they can focus on their ministry. She also handles the “business side” of Northview University, baptism and trips to Israel. Before coming to Northview, Audra was a full-time wife and mom. She took the Alpha Course and volunteered at Northview, which led her to a job here. Audra and her husband, Mark, have a son, Mason, who she loves watching play baseball. When Audra gets time to herself, she enjoys photography and turning her pictures into online scrapbooks or home movies.

Stan Killebrew

Carmel Campus Pastor

Stan Killebrew

As our Carmel Campus Pastor, Stan serves Northview as the point leader for the Carmel Campus. He came to Northview because he wanted to be a part of what God is doing here. He and his wife have five kids, one homegrown and four adopted. Stan’s hobby is “learning a new hobby” because he’s always looking to learn something new. He can stand on his head and also recite the list of 49 prepositions he had to memorize for a seventh grade English test.

Doug Kizer

Pastoral Care Pastor

Doug Kizer

As Pastoral Care Pastor, Doug connects with people who are in the hospital or affected by illness, injury or crisis. He also assists with grief support for those affected by the loss of loved ones. Outside of Northview, Doug serves as chaplain for the Carmel Fire Department and associate chaplain for the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department. Doug and his wife, Cindy, have a “beautifully spoiled” Dachshund, Miss Daisy. Doug loves spending time with his wife traveling. “We are avid cruisers and often say there’s no place we’d rather be than together somewhere at sea,” he said.

Steve  Lancaster

7th & 8th Grade Middle School Pastor

Steve Lancaster

Steve is Northview's 7th and 8th Grade Pastor. He works along side parents and other leaders to b for Christ and others. Although he is originally from Pennsylvania, Steve attended Taylor University and interned at a local church. He is the youngest of three children, with an older sister and brother. Steve's many interests include: soccer, running, reading, eating, and hanging out with friends. 

Kara Manson

Graphic Designer

Kara Manson

Kara serves as our Associate Graphic Designer, where she uses creative problem solving to design a multitude of things, making each one easily understood and unique. Before coming to Northview, Kara worked for an anti-human trafficking organization in Thailand as a designer/photographer. She is the youngest child, with two older sisters. When Kara is not serving at Northview she likes to play frisbee, basketball, rock climb, ski, paint and read. Her hidden talent - she can sing the ABC’s with her mouth closed, which she says is both scary and impressive!

Zach Matchett

5th & 6th Grade Pastor

Zach Matchett

Zach serves as our 5th & 6th Grade Pastor at the Carmel Campus. Before Northview, Zach served as a student pastor at Union Chapel in Muncie and as a worship pastor at Genesis Church in Carmel. Zach is a graduate of Ball State University and earned his Master’s degree in Education from Asbury Theological Seminary. In his free time, Zach loves spending time with the Matchett ladies: his wife, Lauren, and his one-year-old daughter, Addie. He's still brushing up on his mediocre disc golf game, secretly wishes he could be a Jedi or live in a Hobbit hole, and is still attempting to dunk on an 8-foot goal.

Jess Maxson

Human Resources Coordinator

Jess Maxson

As the Human Resources Coordinator, Jess assists the HR Director with day-to-day HR functions and duties. She also helps the Operations Pastor with administrative tasks. Prior to working at Northview, Jess was an HR Assistant for a local non-profit organization. Jess and her husband, Justin, have been married since November 2008. They have a son, Chase, and a Pomeranian named Bear. Jess enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys cheering on her favorite sports teams, reading and watching anything on HGTV.

Erin McLaughlin

Indy North Kids Director

Erin McLaughlin

As our Indy North Kids Director, Erin organizes volunteers and helps develop and implement curriculum during the weekend services. Before working for Northview, she taught elementary school for 12 years. Erin and her husband, who is a firefighter in Noblesville, have a daughter and a son. When Erin isn't serving at Northview she enjoys cooking, baking, taking pictures and scrapbooking. She and her family have a dream to visit all 50 states. Erin's hidden talent: being able to read children's books upside down.

Randy McWhorter

Fishers/Anders Building and Grounds Coordinator

Randy McWhorter

Randy is the Building and Grounds Coordinator at our Anderson and Fishers campuses. He is responsible for handling all aspects of maintenance for the building and grounds, as well as organizing outside vendors and volunteers. Prior to working for Northview, Randy was the Production Manager and Facilities Manager at Piezo Technologies. He and his wife, Barb, have a son, a daughter and two poodles. When he isn't serving at Northview, Randy likes to work on home improvement projects, play golf, and work with HO model trains. Randy's hidden talent: making up song lyrics when he doesn't know the real lyrics.

Rachel Mellencamp

Digital Coordinator

Rachel Mellencamp

Northview's Digital Coordinator, Rachel, is in charge of social media, website updates, app development and blog logistics.  Before coming to Northview, she worked at a small public relations agency in downtown Indianapolis. Rachel and her husband, Matt, who is a Zionsville firefighter, have a sassy kitten named Mittens. When Rachel isn't serving she enjoys water coloring and hand lettering. Rachel's hidden talents: tap dancing and being able to recite all the presidents in order! 

Joey Mendola

Indy North Campus Worship Pastor

Joey Mendola

Joey is our Indy North Campus Worship Pastor. He leads worship during Weekend Services, as well as pastors and disciples the worship volunteers. Joey is originally from Miami, FL, and most recently was a worship leader at Christ Fellowship Miami for three years. Joey loves to spend time with his wife, Jasmine, grilling food and shooting hoops.

Beth Miller

Art Director

Beth Miller

As one of Northview’s graphic designers, anything that gets printed or shown to the church’s members and guests goes through Beth’s fingertips in some way. She creates the Ministry Catalogs, Worship Program shells, weekend graphics, invitations, handouts, logos and more. Beth worked as an art director for a local sports magazine before coming to Northview. Beth and her husband, Mike, have a son, Carson, and a daughter, Haiden. Beth enjoys exercising, knitting, reading, gardening and painting, and has lots of experience chasing Carson and Haiden around. Beth is also a cookie bake-off champion.

Nathan Miller

Production Director

Nathan Miller

Northview's Production Director, Nathan, oversees all live production elements and equips teams to execute events at all campuses. Originally from Boynton Beach, Florida, Nathan has 17 years of live production experience. He and his wife, Jess, have three boys and a dog. When he's not serving at Northview, Nathan enjoys spending time with family, hiking and all things technology related.

Kris Paison

Local Outreach Ministry Assistant

Kris Paison

Kris is Northview's Local Outreach Ministry Assistant. She supports the Local Outreach Team in projects and events, schedules meetings and coordinates with volunteers and strategic partners. Kris and her husband, Brian, have four children. When she's not serving at Northview, Kris loves to spend time with her Life Group, have family game nights and take family bike rides or walks on the Monon Trail. At Christmas time she loves to bake dozens and dozens of Christmas cookies to share. 

Deb Parkinson

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Deb Parkinson

Northview's Accounts Payable Coordinator, Deb, helps everyone at Northview be good stewards of God's money. Prior to working for Northview she had a job in the construction industry doing accounting for 25 years. Deb has a daughter, Emily, who is an ER Nurse at Riley, a son-in-law who is a programmer for Adidas/ Reebok, and a grandson, Carter. Deb likes to refurbish and re-invent discarded or unwanted items to make them useful again. She also loves sewing, painting, and crafting. Deb's hidden talent: she can still do cartwheels!

Patty Perkins

Writer

Patty Perkins

As a writer for Northview, Patty writes and edits content for marketing, Northview's website and other church communication needs. Patty also coordinates writers and story assignments for the Northview Blog. Patty and her husband, Lonnie, are the proud parents of two adult sons, John and Mark. In her free time, Patty, enjoys facilitating Wednesday morning SOAP Bible Studies. Her hidden talent: she wogs - faster than walking and slower than jogging, it's wogging!

Steve Poe

Lead Pastor

Steve Poe

Steve serves as the Lead Pastor at Northview. Before being recruited by elders to come to Northview, Steve worked in the business world and served as Lead Pastor at Caring First Church in St. Joseph, Mo. Steve and his wife, Sandy, have two children and seven grandchildren. Steve enjoys spending time with Sandy, traveling, going to the movies, reading and eating at new restaurants. He also won a chocolate chip cookie contest when he was in junior high school.

Tiffany Polster

Northview Kids Resource Coordinator

Tiffany Polster

Tiffany is Northview Kids Resource Coordinator. She provides curriculum and supporting resources for Northview Kids at all campuses. This helps provide each campus with the same great lessons each week, and each member with the same experience. Tiffany and her husband Mike have two daughters, Olivia and Ava. As a family, they love to do things outdoors together, such as hiking, camping and traveling. Tiffany also enjoys volunteering. Her hidden talent: juggling underwater.

Jason Pongratz

Multisite Campus Director

Jason Pongratz

Jason is our Multisite Campus Director. Through this role, he provides direction and leadership to our multisite strategy and future campus expansion. Before joining our staff in October 2015, Jason had been attending Northview for 17 years and served in many lay leadership roles. He and his wife, Shannon, have three children. Together they love to unplug, explore and go camping.

Angie Reusser

Global Teams Coordinator

Angie Reusser

Angie is the Global Teams Coordinator, and her job is to support GO Team leaders to create and sustain global outreach communities. She also maintains partner care for our global missionaries and ministries. Angie is married to Doug, and they have two children. Her family likes to love on their French bulldog Max and boxer Lizzy. When she is not working, she enjoys vacationing with her family and running.

Brooke Reynolds

Assistant Communications Director

Brooke Reynolds

As Northview’s Assistant Communications Director, Brooke helps create the content for print and digital media the church uses to communicate, including worship programs, ministry catalogs, and handouts. She also oversees several volunteer teams that help the church with photography, writing and public relations. Brooke works as a part-time Clinique consultant and a freelance wedding makeup artist. When she’s not working, Brooke enjoys going to concerts and taking dance classes. Brooke’s also got quite the hidden talent: a guinea pig squeal imitation.

Evan Rodecap

Production Systems Engineer

Evan Rodecap

As Northview's Production Systems Engineer, Evan is responsible for upkeep, maintenance and improvements to all production elements and assets across the Northview campuses. Before working at Northview, Evan was a production designer for a company based out of Central Indiana. He has two younger siblings and a dog named Tanner. When Evan isn't serving at Northview he can be found developing or creating something. He enjoys robotics and software development.

Lynn Rupp

Assimilation Ministry Assistant

Lynn Rupp

As Ministry Assistant for Assimilation, Lynn provides administrative support for Pastor Doug Starkey, our First Touch teams and Chapel Communion teams. She serves as the office volunteer coordinator and helps Northview members and guests get involved at Northview. Lynn ran a retail home décor and gift shop in Columbus, Ind., for 20 years before coming to Northview. She and her husband, Mark, have one son, Andy. Lynn rarely runs out of things to do because of her many hobbies: paper crafting, antiquing, flea marketing, junking, fishing, watching stocks, investing and dog sitting, to name a few.

Jon Schirm

Greater Lafayette Campus Building and Grounds Coordinator

Jon Schirm

Jon is our Greater Lafayette Campus Building and Grounds Coordinator. He oversees project development, building maintenance and construction needs. Before coming to Northview Jon owned his own landscaping company that focused on sound environmental practices and sustainability. Jon and his wife, Veronica, have two sons and a daughter. When he's not serving at Northview, Jon is a Cubmaster at Klondike Elementary, where he enjoys taking the students on nature outings like camping and canoeing. He links what they see in nature back to God. 

Marcia Schwartz

Grounds Manager

Marcia Schwartz

Marcia manages the grounds at Northview and oversees the volunteers who help keep it beautiful for visitors and Northview attendees. Before coming to Northview, Marcia worked on the grounds of PGA National Golf Club in Florida and Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel. She’s been a member of Northview since 1999 and jumped at the opportunity to become Northview’s first Grounds Manager in 2005, when the position was created. Marcia and her husband, Harold, love to hike. “Every time we get away, it is to get into nature and observe God’s wonderful creation,” she said.

Jennifer Sell

Guest Services Coordinator

Jennifer Sell

Jennifer serves as our Guest Services Coordinator. She loves being on staff at a place she calls home. Jennifer and her husband, Kerry, have three daughters and a crazy dog who keep them praying a lot, especially since the oldest is now driving. Her hidden talent is her ability to cut trim with her left and right hand with excellent accuracy due to hours of practice while renovating their 130+ year old home. Don’t ask her to come paint though.

Jason Shaw

IT Director

Jason Shaw

Jason is the IT Director and is in-charge of seeing IT projects through to completion – he provides user end support. He grew up in Carmel, and managed services in consulting before coming to work for Northview. Jason has an uplifting and supportive family. He loves spending time with his four-year-old son, Dillon. He also enjoys bike rides and video games. Jason's hidden talent: cooking. 

Zoë Shugart

Global Outreach Ministry Assistant

Zoë Shugart

Our Outreach Ministry Assistant Zoë helps plan and prepare mission trips by purchasing airline tickets and insurance, setting budgets, and more! She was born in Minneapolis but raised in Florida. Zoë and her husband, Nathan, have been married since July 2013 and have a spoiled Golden Retriever named Ellie Mae. She loves hanging out with friends and family, playing games or watching movies.

Cole Siekmann

Construction Project Manager

Cole Siekmann

Cole works as Northview’s Construction Project Manager. He bids out church projects and remodels offices, including putting up drywall, carpeting, plumbing and electrical wiring. Cole is also a part owner of a licensed NCAA and NFL trashcan business and Penske Truck rental business. Cole and his wife, Carissa, are the parents of five children, Conner, Cole, Cooper, Carson and Charli.

Matt Siewert

Carmel Campus Worship Pastor

Matt Siewert

Matt is Northview's Carmel Campus Worship Pastor. He leads worship for weekend services, trains and shepherds the worship teams and volunteers, and collaborates with other worship pastors in the process. He sees this position as a way to help facilitate an experience that points people to Jesus. Prior to coming to Northview, Matt was the Associate Director of Worship at Calvary Church in Valparaiso, IN. Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, he loves to get together with his family for Cubs' games. Matt's hidden talent: impersonating Gollum / Smeagol from The Lord of the Rings.

Jeanne Smith

Fishers Campus Northview Kids Director

Jeanne Smith

Jeanne leads Northview Kids, which is a ministry for kids ages birth through sixth grade at Northview's Fishers campus. She coordinates schedules and prepares classrooms and the curriculum each week. Before coming to Northview, Jeanne was teaching at an elementary school but felt God lead her to the church. She and her husband, John, the Fishers campus pastor, have two children, Emily and Abby. Jeanne loves to spend her time with her family and taking prayer walks.

Joe Smith

Associate Campus Pastor

Joe Smith

Joe is an Associate Campus Pastor at Northview. He loves to see people connect with God and with one another. Before coming to Northview, Joe was the Assistant Pastor and Worship Pastor for California-based Monterey Church. Joe is originally from Kokomo, IN. He and his wife, Kate, have a daughter Melody. When he's not serving at Northview, Joe loves to create things. He writes music and can build anything from custom computers to dog houses. Joe's hidden talent: he plays 6 musical instruments, including the banjo!

John Smith

Fishers Campus Pastor

John Smith

As the Fishers Campus Pastor, on weekends John dedicates babies, baptizes and gives a final challenge and prayer to close each service. During the week, he leads Bible study, staff meetings, hospital visits, individual counseling appointments and more. John's wife, Jeanne, is the Fishers Campus Northview Kids Director, and they have two daughters, Emily and Abby. During his free time, John fly-fishes, archery-hunts and walks around the house turning off the lights in rooms after the girls. John has perfected the duck call and finds it entertaining to hide behind a tree and give duck calls.

John Snethen

Grounds Maintenance Assistant

John Snethen

As Grounds Maintenance Assistant, John assists Grounds Manager Marcia Schwartz with equipment, maintenance and grounds projects. John also works at the Noblesville Fire Department. He joined the Northview staff in March 2011, after volunteering for a remodeling project in the Barn. John and his wife, Lisa, have two children, J.D. and Janessa. John and his family love to eat meals in front of the TV watching re-runs of The Andy Griffith Show. They also enjoy riding bikes in the country around their home. John and J.D. love to go camping each year for some father and son bonding time.

Doug Starkey

Associate Carmel Campus Pastor

Doug Starkey

Doug leads Northview’s assimilation strategy. He develops and oversees First Touch Volunteers and helps guests get engaged in the church. He also is over our Next Steps Ministries including men's & women's ministry, Alpha, Northview University and more. Before joining the staff in 2004, Doug practiced law for 24 years. He came to Northview after leading the church’s first spiritual growth campaign in 2003, 40 Days of Purpose. Doug and his wife, Shelly, have four children. They enjoy traveling and going on walks together. 

Steve Steiner

IT Systems Support Coordinator

Steve Steiner

As IT Systems Support Coordinator, Steve provides help desk and infrastructure support. Before coming to Northview he worked with Campus Crusade for Christ for five years. Steve also worked for a consulting firm that serves private schools and churches and at a foundry. He begin working with Northview because after working with Campus Crusade he wanted to continue serving in ministry. As for his hidden talent, Steve used to play the piano, trumpet and cello. 

Kimberly Sterk

Executive Ministry Assistant

Kimberly Sterk

As Executive Ministry Assistant, Kim provides administrative support to our lead and executive pastors. She also assists with weddings, tax preparation, baby dedications, counseling requests and the general office. Kim grew up in Florence, S.C., and still has traces of a southern accent. Her brothers live in Canberra, Australia, and she’s an aunt to two nieces and a nephew. Kim's two “kids” are a Poodle and Yorkie. She also leads yoga and Pilates at Northview and Carmel UMC and attends fitness classes on her own. Her hidden talent is she can walk on her hands.

Vicki Stiff

Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Vicki Stiff

Vicki handles financial data reporting, online giving and some accounts payable. She came to Northview as a volunteer and helped organize the Reach Beyond campaign and also managed mailings. When the workload became too much for one person, she was asked to become an employee in the accounting department. Vicki and her husband, Randy, have two children, Andy and Kayla. Vicki loves the sun and being by the water with a good book in hand.

Dave Stillwell

Video Producer

Dave Stillwell

As Northview's Video Producer, Dave is involved with the planning and execution of Weekend Services, especially as it relates to video. Previously, Dave worked at Community Bible Church in San Antonio, Texas, and was also a freelance video producer and editor. Dave moved to the Indy area to be near family and knew God opened the door he’d been praying for when he saw Northview's video producer need. Dave and his wife, Bethany, have three kids, Beltah, Jonathan and Emily. Dave enjoys sports, grilling, taking photos and bluegrass music. He can also make pizza and pumpkin pie from scratch! 

Ruth Stinnett

Fishers Campus Ministry Assistant

Ruth Stinnett

Ruth began working at Northview in August 2015 as the Ministry Assistant for the Fishers Campus. Before working at Northview, she was the owner of a local cupcake shop called Sweet Home Cupcakes. Ruth has been married to John for more than 22 years. While their two kids are in college, their dog, Mosley, will keep them company. In her free time, she reads and visits with friends. 

Kim Tarlton

Weekend Services Producer

Kim Tarlton

Kim is our Weekend Services Producer. Before coming to Northview she was the Service Programming Director at Real Life Church in Santa Clarita, California. Kim and her husband, Steve, have a daughter and two dogs. In her free time Kim loves to read, study music, and occasionally scrapbook. Kim also used to sing in a country band.

Steve Tarlton

Video Editor

Steve Tarlton

As our Video Editor, Steve uses today’s video technology to tell stories of changed lives that help change other people’s lives. Prior to working for Northview, he was the Production and Video Director at a church in Los Angeles. Steve, his wife Kim and their daughter Charlee moved to the Midwest to be closer to family. They love hanging out at home, watching movies and playing games. Steve’s hidden talent: being able to play the intro to Stairway to Heaven on a guitar.

Justin Thomas

Lead Worship Pastor

Justin Thomas

Justin is our Lead Worship Pastor. Before coming to Northview he was the Worship Pastor at Church by the Glades in Coral Springs, Florida. Justin and his wife, Claire, have a house full with two sons and three dogs! When he is not serving at Northview, Justin loves to spend time with his family. They especially love the outdoors and going hiking, biking, canoeing, fishing and hunting.

Kaleesha Thompson

Indy North Ministry Assistant

Kaleesha Thompson

Kaleesha is our Indy North Ministry Assistant. She provides pastoral and ministry support, helps with communications and assists with event planning. Kaleesha began working for Northview in 2011 and before moving to the Indy North Campus was the Inventory Manager and Merchandise Buyer for Capstone. She was born and raised in Odessa, Texas, but has been in the Carmel area for 11 years. Kaleesha married her high school sweetheart, Wayland, and together they have four children. When she's not serving at Northview she loves watching her kids do what they are passionate about, and hiking (especially in the mountains). Kaleesha's hidden talent: dancing - ballet, tap and even a little Texas Two-Step. 

Shanna Thompson

Local Outreach Director

Shanna Thompson

As Local Outreach Director, Shanna connects Northview attendees with large serving opportunities throughout the Indianapolis area through Good Neighbor Weekend, Good Neighbor Saturdays and Good Neighbor Drives. Shanna first started as Northview's Early Childhood Director, but felt led to our outreach team. Shanna and her husband, Jon, who serves with the Lawrence Police Department, have a daughter, Paisley. Shanna began playing softball when she was four and continues to play today with friends. The rest of her free time is spent working around the house.

Wayland Thompson

Serving Teams Pastor

Wayland Thompson

As Northview's Serving Teams Pastor, Wayland is responsible for connecting and maintaining relationships with Northview’s missions partners locally and around the world. Wayland came to Northview from sales. “It was a dream come true to be able to transition into this position,” he said. Wayland and his wife Kaleesha, have four children: Nate, Philip, Anna and Luke. He loves to be outside playing sports, fishing, exploring and getting beat by his sons at Frisbee golf on Northview’s course. Wayland has a hidden artistic need to build, paint or draw.

Justin Tunmore

Westfield Campus Worship Pastor

Justin Tunmore

Justin adds a high caliber of excellence to Northview’s Westfield Campus worship, having spent time as a professional Christian recording artist. As the Westfield Campus Worship Pastor, he seeks to “relationally disciple others into spiritual growth” through music and ministry. He joins us from Miami, Fla., where he was a church planter and worship pastor. Prior to that, he worked as a worship pastor at a church in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio, and has spent time as a commercial flooring business owner. Justin and his wife, Kelli, have two daughters, Lola and Sevi. When he’s not riding motorcycles, Justin enjoys being outside, drawing and cartooning and watching sports.

Greg Wallace

Weekend Services Pastor

Greg Wallace

Greg refers to himself as “the producer for the weekends.” He oversees the weekend worship services and other events held in the auditorium. He also leads the team that brainstorms and designs the worship services. Greg was the music director and programming director at Willow Creek Church in Barrington, Ill., but came to Northview because “it’s a perfect fit for me, and I really feel like everything in my past experiences has been preparing me for what I’m doing now. I love it.” Greg and his wife, Naoko, have one son, Kashi. They all have music backgrounds, and Greg says music can always be heard coming from their household.

Susan Weed

Grounds Service Coordinator

Susan Weed

Susan came to Northview in August 2015 to support Northview’s Grounds Ministry. Susan loves Northview and wanted to combine her hobby of gardening with ministry. Before her arrival in this job, she homeschooled four kids for 10 years and was an instructional assistant at Carmel High School. She grew up overseas until her family settled in northern Virginia. She now lives in Carmel and has been married for over 22 years. She loves creating gardens, and in her free time, she restores vintage campers from top to bottom.

Val Welty

Capstone Manager

Val Welty

Val came to Northview in July 2011 as the Capstone Manager, where she’s responsible for the oversight of Capstone’s day-to-day operations. Val earned her real estate license before coming to Northview and still sells real estate. She and her husband, Matt, have two daughters, Lauren and Morgan. The entire family attends Northview’s weekend services. Val loves cooking and spending time with her family. She’s also a big fan of HGTV and DIY Network.

Loy Wiesert

Weekend Receptionist

Loy Wiesert

Loy works as a weekend receptionist at Northview. She answers phone calls, questions and requests from Northview guests, members and staff. Loy works outside of Northview as a nurse and does childcare for six grandchildren, including 2 foster grandchildren. Loy and her husband, Ken, have raised two children, Greg and Christine. When Loy finds free time, she loves to do yard work, knit and bake. She makes hundreds of buckeyes at Christmas.

Melody Williams

Human Resources Ministry Assistant

Melody Williams

Melody is Northview's Human Resource Ministry Assistant. In addition to maintaining records and report, she aids in the day-to-day operations of the HR department. Before moving to HR, Melody worked in Northview's Preschool. She grew up attending Northview and is now married to her high school sweetheart, Ben. In her free time Melody likes to exercise with her energetic and playful puppy. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and family.  

Lauren Wright

Communications Pastor

Lauren Wright

Lauren works as the Communications Pastor at Northview, where she manages a team that assists in the communication efforts of all the ministries at Northview. Before coming to Northview in January 2010, Lauren was the recreational director of a gymnastics program in Alabama. Lauren and her husband, Joel, have three sons they adopted from Africa, Micah, Asher and Sawyer, and two Sheltie dogs, Ellie and Colby. They enjoy traveling together and trying new ethnic cuisine. “I love baking and cooking and take it as a personal challenge to rarely, if ever, repeat a recipe,” she said.

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