Staff

To contact the church, call 407.423.3441, and dial the extension listed next to each person's name. Church office hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-5:00pm, and Friday, 8:30am-2pm.

To email any of our staff directly, simply click on their name.

Dr. David Swanson, Senior Pastor

The Rev. Dr. David D. Swanson is the Senior Pastor and Head of Staff at First Presbyterian Church of Orlando. Born and raised in Dallas, TX, Dr. Swanson received his Master of Divinity from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Prior to his arrival in Orlando, he served two pastorates: the first in Signal Mountain, TN as an Associate for both youth ministry and discipleship; the second in Ft. Myers, FL as Senior Pastor and Head of Staff. He and his wife, Leigh, have three children: John David, Alex, and Kaylee.

Email David, or call x1451.

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Executive Assistant to the Senior Pastor

 

Pastoral & Congregational Care

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Rev. Becky Davis
Associate Pastor of Congregational Care, x1488

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Tammas Smith
Director of Pastoral Care,
 x1455

Maddy Vilar
Administrative Assistant for Congregational Care, x1159

Mission & Evangelism

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Dr. Case Thorp
Sr. Associate Pastor of Evangelism, x1474 (more)

Jen Kaiser
Evangelism Coordinator,
x1412

Amy Collis
Administrative Assistant for Evangelism, x1474

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Rev. Tanner Fox
Associate Pastor of
Mission, x2207 (more)

Alexa Rossi
Mission Coordinatorx2203

Spence Pfliederer
Director of Compassion Corner, 407.383.8566

 

The Magnolia Preschool

Leslie Morrison
Director of The Magnolia Preschool, x2248

Pam Finne
Administrative Assistant,
x2249

Pam Finne
Administrative Assistant,
x2249

 

Weekday School

Beth Hewitt
Director of Weekday School, x2253

 

Vicki Rutledge, Communication Coordinator, x2266

Cindy Baker, Administrative Assistant, x2265

Julie Fontaine, Financial Assistant, x2267

Debbie Karaus, Lunch Bunch Program Coordinator, x2149

  

Fitness@First

Angela Brown
Director of Recreational Development, x2204 or x2202

 
 

Family Life and Discipleship

Rev. Jack Peebles
Associate Pastor of Discipleship, x1458

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Cameron Hughes
Director of Connecting Ministry, x1186

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Bret Allen
Minister of Family Life,
x1183 (more)

Scarlett Stewart Broughton
Director of Discipleship and 20s Ministry, x1497

Student Ministry

Steve Eastwood
Director of Student Ministry, x2271

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Tyler Wilson
Middle School Coordinator

Chris Rossi
Ministry Coordinator, x2350
 

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Anna Hall
Middle School Coordinator

Emily Luker
High School Coordinator, x2352

SHINE Children’s Ministry



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Kim Allen
Director of Children’s Ministry, x2281

 

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Tami Vais
Coordinator of Nursery & Pre-School, x2250

Rhissa Parker
Early Childhood Ministry Coordinator, x2281

Katie Roggow
Children's Ministry Program Coordinatorx2281

Support

Dale van Gelder
Chief Operating Officer,
x1461

Barbara Brown
Receptionist, x1495

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Divya Kapoor
Support Analyst, x1493

Tamara Muhlbach
Director of Human Resources,
x1473

Lori Needham
Director of Hospitality & Special Events, x1463

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Trish Wilson
Membership Coordinator,
x1471

Glenda Morgan
Events Manager, x1272

Facilities, Special Services & Maintenance

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Jessie McWhorter
Custodian

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Garry Mosley
Custodian

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Cesar Pineda
Maintenance Technician

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Jessie Maddox
Custodian

Tony Rodriquez
Maintenance Technician

Wayne Scott
Custodian

Dennis Creary
Special Services

 

Finance

Tom Levesque
Director of Finance, x1479

Sherry Fostier
Finance Assistant, x1477

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Jenn Clarke
Staff Accountant, x1476

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Debbi Cusick
Accounts Payable Specialist, x1478

Worship Arts

 

 

Dr. Dan Sharp 
Minister of Worship Arts, x1274 (more)

Lisa Booth
Worship Arts Coordinator,  x1462

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Wil Brown
Director of Genesis Worship, x1230

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Steve Strite
Assistant Director of Music, Organist, x1481

Creative

Paige Ragan
Director of Communications & VP of Fun, x1485

Carlos Rivera
AV Technician, x1482
 

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Rachel Green
Project Coordinator, x1480

Quinn Roberts
Communications Specialist, x1467

Chris Beck
Communications Coordinator, x2151

Carla Shehane
Administrative Assistant, x1485

Ibelis Sanchez
Technical Producer,
x2201

Brian DiSalle
AV Lead Technician, x1431

Heart of the City Foundation

For more than 35 years, Heart of the City Foundation (HOCF) has been supporting the ministries of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, as well as other like-minded partners throughout our city and around the globe.

Rev. Brad Staton 
Executive Director, Heart of the City Foundation, x1457 (more)

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Erin Baker
Program Coordinator, Heart of the City Foundation, x1484

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