The Foundation’s Senior Staff and Trustees are committed to faithfully carrying out the mission of the Foundation. They provide leadership through their experience and knowledge and are driven by their faith values.
Rev. Dr. Thomas F. Taylor
President and Chief Executive Officer
Tom joined the Foundation as President and CEO in 2010. He has led the staff and board in new directions through visionary and inspiring leadership, working to cultivate vitality in the mission and ministries throughout the church.
Prior to Tom’s work with the Foundation, he served as the Deputy Executive Director for Mission at the Presbyterian Mission Agency, where he oversaw the operations of the U.S.-based and international work of the denomination’s national offices in over 100 countries worldwide. He also served for 12 years as a minister in Southern California and Utah. Tom began his career as an attorney in Salt Lake City, Utah, practicing in litigation with the law firms of Snell & Wilmer and with Snow, Christensen & Martineau. Tom has taught courses and educational seminars for Princeton Theological Seminary, Azusa Pacific University, the University of Illinois—Urbana, and Fuller Theological Seminary.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts (with honors) from the University of Illinois—Urbana, a Master of Divinity from Yale University Divinity School, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Illinois College of Law, and a Ph.D. from Fuller Theological Seminary. Tom also studied in Germany where he received a PNdS in German language proficiency from the University of Aachen.
Tom has published numerous academic and popular articles on the interaction of Christian faith, law and culture. His books include the award-winning Seven Deadly Lawsuits: How Ministers can Avoid Litigation and Regulation (Abingdon Press 1996) and Paradoxy: Coming to Grips with the Contradictions of Jesus (Baker Books 2006).
Gregory T. Rousos
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Greg joined the Foundation as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2000. He provides leadership for the consolidated organization’s finance and accounting, information systems, investments, operations departments and trust company business development functions.
Greg is also President and CEO of the Foundation’s subsidiary – New Covenant Trust Company (NCTC) and serves as Vice Chair of the NCTC Board of Directors. Prior to joining the Foundation, he served as Vice President and Treasurer of ResCare. Previous to that, Greg served as Director of Management Information Systems for Thornton Oil and Manager, Strategic Planning; Assistant Controller and Systems Analyst for Kentucky Fried Chicken.
A Certified Public Accountant and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Greg is a member of the Kentucky Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. He graduated from Ohio State University with a B.S.B.A. with majors in accounting and computer and information science.
Greg is past chair of the Christian Academy Foundation Board of Directors and past vice chair of the Christian Academy School System Board of Directors.
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Rob joined the Foundation in 2012 and leads the Foundation’s efforts to build awareness among congregations, councils, mission and ministry organizations and individual Presbyterians. He helps lead the Foundation’s Social Witness functions, including its mission driven investing efforts.
He has served the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in leadership roles for nearly two decades. Prior to joining the Foundation, he was Director of Mission Communications at the Presbyterian Mission Agency, and served in a similar role at one of the denomination’s largest congregations in Orlando. He is also a ruling elder, former clerk of session, and former church treasurer. Bullock was a founding partner of a thriving marketing communications agency in Central Florida.
Rob holds a Masters in Global Strategic Communications from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and a Bachelor of Arts from Stetson University in Florida. A ruling elder, he is a member of St. John Presbyterian Church in New Albany, Indiana, and chairs the church’s board of trustees.
Executive Vice President, and Chief Operating Officer
Tim is the Chief Operating Officer of New Covenant Trust Company. He is a member at Second Presbyterian Church. He is an elder and former member of the Endowment Committee at First Presbyterian Church in Alma, Michigan. Tim is a former Board Chair for the Presbyterian Foundation. He is a graduate of Central Michigan University.
Vice President, Managing Director of Investments
Anita joined the Presbyterian Foundation in 2000 and has more than 30 years of experience serving investors. As Vice President for Investments, she is responsible for investment relationship management, offering insight into the investment management of endowments, and a thoughtful, gracious link between the Foundation’s dedicated investors and its world class fund managers.
At the Presbyterian Foundation, she serves as Investment Staff to the Investment Consultants/Advisors, investment manager on accounts, relationship manager on large accounts, and provides ongoing monitoring and measurement for the Foundation’s assets. As a media reference on socially responsible investing, Clemons has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg TV & Radio, www.thestreet.com, and has been quoted in publications such the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and Washington Post.
She previously served as Vice President of Investments at PNC Bank.
A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Anita also holds the credentials of Accredited Investment Fiduciary®, Accredited Wealth Management Advisor℠, and Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠. She has a Bachelor of Science and a Certificate in Medical Technology from the University of Louisville.
Angela S. Duffy
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Angela joined the Foundation in 2006 and is responsible for Corporate Governance, contract drafting and negotiation, fiduciary issues and HR advice. She also serves as Manager of Internal Audit and Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering Officer for New Covenant Trust Company, NA, a subsidiary of the Presbyterian Foundation, providing investment management services for individuals, families, trusts, trustees, endowments, charitable and not-for-profit organizations, and businesses.
Prior to coming to the Foundation, she served as Corporate Counsel to Trover Solutions, an insurance subrogation firm. She also has been in a private law practice and taught Business Law at Indiana Wesleyan University. Angela holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and American Literature from Blackburn College in Illinois, where she graduated third in her class. She received a Juris Doctorate from the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville and is licensed to practice law in Kentucky and Indiana. Angela recently completed the Mini MBA for In-House Counsel at Boston University School of Management.
While in law school, Angela served as an editor for the Journal of Law and Education. She is past vice chair of the Alumni Board of Blackburn College, one of the Presbyterian colleges. Angela is also a member and ruling elder of New Goshen Presbyterian Church, in Prospect, KY.
Vanessa G. Elkin
Vice President, Operations
Vanessa is a specialized trust services professional with more than 30 years of experience and expertise in trust operations. She joined the Foundation in 1998 and is responsible for management of the Operations department with oversight of more than 15 staff members that handle processing and administration for gifts and trust services.
Prior to joining the Foundation in 1998, she was instrumental in the establishment of the trust department at Commonwealth Bank & Trust in Louisville, Kentucky where she managed the trust operations division.
A life-long Presbyterian, Vanessa is a Ruling Elder and church treasurer at Rehoboth Presbyterian Church in Laconia, Indiana.
Senior Vice President, Development
Kevin Garvey joined the Presbyterian Foundation full time July 1, 2015, as the Senior Vice President of Development. Kevin and his team are responsible for the development operations of the Foundation which consists of asset gathering from churches and individuals, stewardship education and fundraising consulting services to other Presbyterian organizations.
In 2008 Kevin joined the Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church as Chief Development Officer, bringing 30 years of experience in both the not-for-profit and funds development fields. In 2012, he was also given the responsibility as Chief Ministry Relations Officer with the Presbyterian Foundation, serving both agencies.
He has previously served as Director of Annual Giving, Clarkson University; Director of Development, Carnegie Mellon University; Vice President of Development and Institutional Relations, Westminster College; Vice President of Advancement, West Chester University; and Vice President of Advancement, Savannah College of Art and Design. Kevin also served as Vice President of Development and Marketing for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, one of 17 full-time orchestras in the United States.
As ruling elder he served at Beulah Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh and Zionsville Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis. He also has worked with the national offices of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and has consulted with several congregations regarding church fundraising.
Kevin, who holds a B.A. in religion and history from Westminster College, has served on many boards and as National President of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity and Foundation. Kevin and his wife Jody live in Nashville, Tennessee. They have two grown sons, Matthew and David.
Paul H. Grier
Vice President, Project Regeneration
Paul joined the Presbyterian Foundation in 2003, after serving as a volunteer. During his first nine years he worked with congregations and their members to cultivate and develop gifts for ministry purposes.
Currently, Paul works with congregations and institutions of the Church that are exploring new ways of undertaking their mission, and the financial implications that such reinvention entails. Whether working with a Presbyterian-related college that has been offered a gift of investment real-estate in a distant location, or assisting a congregation that is seeking to discern whether they should sell air or water rights, or divest themselves of some of their campus property, Paul draws upon his business and financial-management background to aid Church leaders in the repurposing of their properties and assets for sustainability and continuing mission-effectiveness.
An eighth generation Presbyterian, Paul is a ruling elder and lives in Greenville, South Carolina. He is active in community and charitable organizations, having served on local, regional, and national boards of foundations, arts organizations, healthcare providers, advocacy groups, trade associations, and community non-profits. He has a B.S. in Business Administration from Erskine College in South Carolina and a M.H.A. in Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina.
Debbie L. Haag
Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources
Debbie joined the Presbyterian Foundation in 1996 as a benefits specialist before moving into an HR generalist role. She was promoted to Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources in 2009 where she leads the delivery of Human Resource services to the Foundation, including policy development, staffing, employee relations, compensation, payroll, benefits administration, HRIS systems and organizational and employee development.
In addition, Debbie works closely with the Property Manager to secure and maintain the Foundation’s building and grounds.
Debbie has more than 25 years of human resources experience, previously serving at Hospice of Louisville and Palliative Care and Southwest Christian School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude) from Spalding University and a Master of Arts in Human Resources Development (Summa Cum Laude) from Webster University.
Vice President Ministry Relations
Stephen came to the Presbyterian Foundation in 2004 and leads the Ministry Relations efforts for the Presbyterian Foundation. His team of Ministry Relations Officers serves pastors and their congregations throughout the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) from regional offices across the country.
Stephen and his staff work to help congregations create a culture of generosity in the church, offering seminars and workshops, developing gifts and fundraising plans for ministries, and providing coaching to finance, stewardship, and endowment committees.
Prior to joining the Foundation, he spent 15 years at Western Michigan University where he served in many fund-raising capacities within the development office including the Annual Fund, athletic fund-raising, corporate and foundation relations and finally as a major gift officer. Stephen has three degrees from WMU – Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Master of Arts in Athletic Administration, and Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership. He is a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Portage, Michigan.
David Loleng, M.Div.
Director, Church Financial Literacy and Leadership
David joined the Presbyterian Foundation in 2016 in a new role established after the Foundation was awarded a $1 million grant as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s National Initiative to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders.
David will oversee the Foundation’s programs and services related to the Lilly initiative – working to address the many financial challenges that diminish the effective ministry of pastoral leaders in their professional sphere.
He will lead the effort to assemble a body of educational materials and tools for effective financial church leadership and administration and make them available to both pastors and lay leaders; develop a comprehensive overhaul of the PC(USA) congregational stewardship system (i.e., how Presbyterians view and raise funds for ministry and mission); and build on existing and create new technological means to deliver training, tools, and resources for pastoral and congregational leaders.
Prior to joining the Foundation, David served as Associate for Evangelism in the Presbyterian Mission Agency. He has more than 20 years of ministry experience in Presbyterian churches in California and frequently speaks about evangelism, discipleship, missional life and culture at conferences, camps, synods, presbyteries, retreats and churches. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Davis and a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Board of Trustees
Rev. Eustacia Moffett Marshall, Chair
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Eustacia is a teaching elder and pastor to Faith Point Fellowship (a 1001 New Worshipping Community). Her service to the church and community also includes the Campus Minister at St. James Presbyterian Church, Greensboro, Salem Presbytery Campus Ministry Committee and former Associate Pastor at C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church, Charlotte.
She is a former chair of the New Church Development Workgroup for the Charlotte Presbytery and was chair of Bills and Overture Committee to the 220th General Assembly. Eustacia received degrees at Stanford University and Princeton Theological Seminary.
Rev. Dr. Neal Presa, Vice Chair
Rancho Sante Fe, California
Neal is the Associate Pastor at Village Community Presbyterian Church in Rancho Santa Fe, an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Worship at Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Fellow for The Center for Pastor Theologians.
He served as moderator of the 220th General Assembly (2012-2014) of the PC(USA). His service to the church and community include terms on the executive committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches and World Alliance of Reformed Churches and leading the Alliance/Communion’s Caribbean and North American Area Council, trustee of Princeton Theological Seminary, the Presbyterian Mission Agency board/ General Assembly Council. He has held faculty appointments and external reader appointments with the North-West University (Potchefstroom, South Africa), Stellenbosch University (South Africa), New Brunswick Theological Seminary, and San Francisco Theological Seminary. He holds degrees from Drew University (Ph.D./M.Phil.), Princeton Theological Seminary (Th.M.), San Francisco Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and University of California, Davis (B.A.). He is a candidate for the MBA in Project Management and Policy from Missouri State University.
Rev. Wonjae Choi
Wonjae is Transitional Pastor and Head of Staff of Flemington Presbyterian Church. She previously served as supply pastor at Grace Presbyterian Church, Flourtown Presbyterian Church and Newtown Presbyterian Church and was a former moderator of the Presbytery of Philadelphia.
Wonjae received a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and an M.Div from Princeton Theological Seminary.
Charlotte, North Carolina
Bridget is President and CEO, JHR & Associates, LLC. She is a member and elder at CN Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church. Her community service includes board chair of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority; board member and chair, Diversity & Inclusion Group, Metro YMCA of Charlotte; and board member and chair of the Staff Affairs Committee of Pace University in New York. Bridget holds degrees from Pace University and New York University.
Stephen C. Kelly
Stephen is a banker with Central Bank in Lexington, Kentucky. He attends First Presbyterian Church where he is an Elder, and chair of the Finance Committee. Stephen also serves on the board of directors for the Foundation’s subsidiary corporation, New Covenant Trust Company.
He is a board member and past president of the Downtown Lexington Corporation and board member for HOPE Center for Homeless Men and Women. Stephen has degrees from Marshall University, University of Colorado and University of Delaware.
Gregory “Greg” McCoy
Fort Worth, Texas (Adjunct Trustee)
Greg McCoy attends First Presbyterian Church in Fort Worth, Texas. He is an Elder, serves as Assistant Clerk and is a Former Trustee. Greg holds positions on numerous boards and committees including Youth Orchestra of Greater Fort Worth (treasurer); Board Member of the Van Cliburn Foundation; Alzheimer’s Association, North Central Texas Chapter (Audit Committee & Former President). He attended the University of Texas at Austin earning both a B.B.A and an MPA – Tax and is currently with the Luther King Capital Management Corp.
Plainsboro, New Jersey
Michele is Vice Provost of Princeton University. She is a member of Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church where she serves as an elder. She is Trustee and Vice-chair at Isles, Inc., and trustee at Princeton Public Library Foundation. Michele received degrees from Yale University and Brooklyn College, City University of New York.
Rev. Dr. John M. Nelsen
El Paso, Texas
John is the Pastor of University Presbyterian Church in El Paso, TX. He serves the community on the Downtown Mission Connection. He is an active leader in many of the 43 mission partnerships that University Presbyterian Church has throughout El Paso and Juarez, Mexico, and is a former president of the Presbyterian Border Outreach.
John holds a BA from Westminster College, and both a M.Div. and D.Min. from Princeton Theological Seminary.
Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson II
Louisville, Kentucky (ex-officio)
J. Herbert is the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He is a teaching elder and member of National Capital Presbytery. His service to the church includes serving as former director, PC(USA) office of Public Witness and pastor of St. James Presbyterian Church in Greensboro, North Carolina and the Liberation Community Church in Memphis.
He holds degrees from Johnson C. Smith University, Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary and the Louisville Presbyterian Seminary.
Malcolm G. Nimick
Malcolm is a CFA and financial consultant with Ascension Capital Enterprises, LLC. He is a member and ruling elder at Sewickley Presbyterian Church. He also serves on the Investment Committee at the Watson Institute, an education organization in western Pennsylvania providing programs and resources for children with special needs and their families. He received degrees from Bucknell University and Carnegie Mellon University.
Eric is an attorney with Andrews Kurth, LLP, and maintains a robust pro bono practice, representing religious institutions on a wide variety of issues. He is a member of Idlewild Presbyterian Church. His service to the church and community includes terms as a board member of Cornerstone Family Ministries in Houston and the Medical Benevolence Foundation. He holds degrees from Amherst College, Princeton Theological Seminary and Stanford Law School.
Terry Allison Rappuhn
Terry is an Independent Board Member for Akorn, Inc. and Span-America Medical Systems, Inc. She attends Westminster Presbyterian Church. She is Founder and Board Chair of Westminster Home Connection. She is also Founder and past Board Chair of Nations Ministry Center. She is a trustee and member of the Executive Committee for Kharis Foundation. She received her degree from Middle Tennessee State University.
Rev. Paul T. Roberts, Sr.
Paul is the President of Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary, one of the 10 theological schools of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Paul preaches and teaches nationally, and is a contributing writer for the Presbyterian Outlook.
He is an advisory board member for the Macedonian Ministry of Atlanta. He received degrees from Princeton University and Johnson C. Smith Seminary, and is an Academic Fellow of the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey in Celilgny, Switzerland.
Ruth Faith Santana-Grace
Ruth is the Executive Presbyter of the Presbytery of Philadelphia. She serves the community and church as a member of the Princeton Theological Seminary board of trustees.
Santana-Grace served as Executive Presbyter of the San Gabriel Presbytery (California – 2004-2014). She is also a past member of the San Francisco Theological Seminary Strategic Team and former Council on Theological Education panelist. She holds degrees from the College of New Rochelle (B.A.), Baruch College (M.P.A.), and Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div.).
David is a Technology Leasing Specialist at TCF Bank/Winthrop Resources. He attends the Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church (LOPC). He is a member of the PC(USA) Mission Development Resources Committee and the Santa Barbara Presbytery, and chairs the San Francisco Presbytery Property and Finance Committee.
His service to the church and community includes terms as chair of the Finance Committee, Capital Building Campaign, and as Family Ministry Elder at LOPC. He holds degrees from Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, and Idaho State University.
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New Covenant Trust Company Directors
Richard White, Chair
Dick is a retired commercial banker and former Executive Vice President of First Maryland Bancorp, Baltimore. He is a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and a retired chaplain and director of religious ministries at Princeton HealthCare System in Princeton, NJ. Dick is a graduate of the University of Kansas and Princeton Theological Seminary.
Greg is President of New Covenant Trust Company and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Presbyterian Foundation. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. Greg is a graduate of Ohio State University.
Sandra Copenhaver Browne
Princeton, New Jersey
Sandra serves as the Assistant General Counsel to Air Methods Corporation, an emergency air medical transport company serving 48 states. She is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Dutch Neck, where she serves on the Memorial, Planned and Special Gifts Committee. Sandra is a graduate of the University of Utah and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
Tim is the Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of New Covenant Trust Company. He is a member of Second Presbyterian Church. He is an elder and former member of the Endowment Committee at First Presbyterian Church in Alma, Michigan. Tim is a former Board Chair of the Presbyterian Foundation. He is a graduate of Central Michigan University.
Kansas City, Missouri
Karen is an attorney and partner at Stinson Leonard Street, LLP, in Kansas City, Missouri. Karen is Co-chair of the Banking and Financial Services division of the firm. Her practice focuses on strategic legal issues facing financial institutions and related businesses. Karen is a former Presbyterian Foundation Trustee. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia and Northwestern University.
Steve is a banker with Central Bank in Lexington, Kentucky. He is an elder at First Presbyterian Church, the Treasurer and a member of the Finance Committee. Steve is a graduate of Marshall University, the School of Bank Marketing at the University of Colorado, and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Delaware.
Christopher Y. Nicholas
Chris is retired from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Office of the General Assembly where he served as Budget Manager and Assistant Stated Clerk. He is an elder and Chair of the Mission and Evangelism Committee at John Knox Presbyterian Church and a certified Presbyterian Church administrator. Chris is a graduate of the University of Louisville and Indiana University.
Rev. Jihyun Oh
Jihyun is a teaching elder member of Greater Atlanta Presbytery currently serving as the Manager of Call Process Support for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Office of the General Assembly. Jihyun is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Florida International University, and Columbia Theological Seminary.
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