Sept 2013 – Present
Director, FaithHealthNC / Wake Forest Baptist Health

FaithHealthNC focuses on improving health through the construction of partnerships which combine the caring strengths of faith communities, the clinical expertise of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and other health providers, and networks of community resources.

Oct 2011 – Feb 2015
Faculty Member / University of Phoenix – Madison Campus
Courses I have previously taught:

  • HUM 114, Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving
  • PSY 211, Essentials of Psychology
  • REL 134, World Religious Traditions II
  • ETH 316, Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • PHL/ETH 323, Ethics in Management
  • COM 200, Foundations of Interpersonal Communication
  • PSY 320, Human Motivation

Additional courses I have been approved to teach:

  • REL 134, World Religious Traditions I
  • PSY 103, Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 300, General Psychology
  • PSY 310, History and Systems in Psychology
  • PSYCH 570, Organizational Psychology
  • PSYCH 535, Multicultural Psychology
  • PSY, 400, Social Psychology
  • PSY 430, Team Dynamics for Managers
  • SOC 110, Teamwork, Collaboration and Conflict Resolution

2004 – Aug 2013
Manager, Congregational Health Services / The Center for Congregational Health

Provided consulting services to congregations and denominations; Designs, develops and facilitates learning events for lay leaders and clergy and teaches others to provide congregational and denominational consulting services

  1. Provided leadership for staff to ensure short and long term goals are met by developing standards of performance and capitalizing on employee strengths.
  2. Managed both departmental and contract staff through recruitment, orientation and the performance evaluation processes.
  3. Provides training to ensure staff possesses skills required to accomplish the assigned work.
  4. Achieved financial objectives for the department by assisting in budget preparation and budget monitoring. Establish guidelines to measure service performance analyze variances and initiate corrective actions.
  5. Communicated information effectively, encouraging communication and serving as a resource to both clients and staff.
  6. Hired, managed and directed the work of contract consultants through the establishment of employment criterion, supervisory resourcing, and evaluation of performance.
  7. Maintained complete and accurate documentation for each consultation project to include both financial reports and progress reports compared to initial goals and timelines.
  8. Managed the Center’s Consultant network through establishment of membership criterion, development of service expectations and setting of fees and compensation levels.
  9. Demonstrated responsibility for professional and personal development. Continually shares knowledge with staff and encourages development of each staff member.

1999 – 2004
Campus Minister / Appalachian State University

Provided ministry to students (and parents), faculty, and staff including:

  • spiritual formation and development
  • crisis support
  • small group leadership and facilitation
  • coordination of and leadership for retreats and mission service events


2001 – 2008
Capella University
Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Activities: American Psychological Association, Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology

1980 – 1983
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

1976 – 1980
Wake Forest University
BA in Religion, psychology, classics
Activities: Baptist Student Union


Asian cultures and languages, systems theory, emotional intelligence, conflict management, hiking