2019-Present

The University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

The Wilmot Cancer Institute, Rochester, NY

Chaplain Resident

2019-2020: CPE Units 4-6. Served on a team of three chaplains and five chaplain residents providing spiritual care to patients, family and staff of an 886 bed, level 1 trauma, multi-complex teaching hospital. Unit assignments for the year were The Wilmot Cancer Center and Geriatric Psych. Provided on-call chaplaincy services to all units at Strong Memorial Hospital, Golisano Children’s Hospital, and The Wilmot Cancer Center.

2020-2021: Accepted an offer for an additional (3rd year) of chaplain residency. (CPE units 7-9)

2018-2019

Baptist Health, Louisville, KY

Chaplain Intern (Aug-Dec) / Chaplain Resident (Jan-Aug)

CPE units 1-3.  Served on a team of four staff chaplains and four chaplain residents providing spiritual care to patients, family, and staff of a 519 bed, level 2 trauma, multi-complex hospital. Assigned units: Med/Surg, ED/CCU, and Palliative/Behavioral. 

2018-2019

Sayers Classical Academy, Louisville, KY

Jr./Sr. High Math & Science Tutor (Teacher)

Provided classroom instruction for HS chemistry, Algebra 1, MS general science, and 7th-grade math students. This teaching role was in addition to other full-time employment as a chaplain resident.

2016-Present

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY

Teaching Assistant / Online Teaching Assistant

Provided support for the Department of Leadership. Courses include master’s level Christian Leadership, Organizational Change, and Conflict Management courses. Oversee the development and modification of online courses. Responsible for all online engagement with students including message boards, webinars, video conferencing, and course content video embedding within the Canvas LMS. Maintain assignments and course grades online for all course offerings.

2014-2017

Beth Haven Christian School, Louisville, KY

Head of School & High School Chemistry Teacher

2016-2017: Head of School and Principle for a private Christian school serving 180 students (K-12), leading a team of (22) teachers and supporting staff. ACSI Certified to teach Math, Science & Bible.

2014-2017: Provided daily classroom instruction for HS chemistry. Apologia (Exploring Creation with Chemistry) 2nd & 3rd eds. This teaching role was in addition to full-time employment. (2014-2016, Pastor of Discipleship. 2016-2017, Head of School.).

2012-2016

Shively Baptist Church, Louisville, KY

Pastor of Education and Discipleship

Associate to the Senior Pastor. Direct leadership and budgetary oversight of all educational and discipleship ministries. Lead developer for annual events, activities, and clinics reaching more than 3,000 community members annually. Expanded ministries to become multi-cultural, embracing the local refugee community. Pastoral coach to all committees and teams. Pastoral lead overseeing the executive director of a weekday children’s ministry.

I also served as the coordinator for the Louisville Local Ministers of Education network.

2007-2012

First Baptist Church, Holley, NY

Sr. Pastor / Lead Elder

2005-2006

The Home Depot, Batavia, NY

Department Head - Special Services (DH31)

1998-2005

American Recycling & Manufacturing, Rochester, NY

Director of New Business Development & Marketing
Division Manager - Distribution & Warehousing
Division Manager - Returnable Transport Packaging

1986-1997

United States Marine Corps

Marine for Life "Hometown Link"
Computer Based Training / Integrated Courseware Program Manager
Branch Officer for Academic Training / Certified Classroom Instructor
CH-53E Pilot / TH-57B/C Instructor Pilot / STAN-Instrument Check Instructor
Forward Air Controller (FAC)
Squadron Administrative Officer (S1)
Assistant Operations Officer / Flight Training Officer / Ground Training Officer
Robotics Consultant, Future Weapons Systems, Robotics (GATERS: Ground-Air Tele-Operated Robotics Systems)