Hope Staff

We exist to connect people to live the life of a Jesus follower The Hope Church staff team provides leadership and oversight to hundreds of volunteers to accomplish the mission and expand the kingdom in Las Vegas, the West, and the World. To learn more about the leadership structure at Hope, click the link below.

Leadership Structure
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Office of the Senior Pastor
Vance Pitman

Senior Pastor

Travis Ogle

Senior Executive Pastor

Edward Paz

Lead Pastor of Prayer & Teaching Ministries

Bryan Loritts

Visiting Teaching Pastor

Ricky Harris

Pastor of Congregational Care

Dr. Michelle D. Dickens

LIFE Center Director

Shagufta Brown

Executive Assistant

Stacy Jackson

Director of Ministry Development

Angie Morgan

Executive Assistant and Project Coordinator

America Stancil

1st Impressions Coordinator

Danielle Harward

Ministry Assistant

Mary Ewoldt

Administrative Assistant

Sonya Derossi

Guest Services Coordinator

Tabitha Jackson

Administrative Assistant

Stan Harvey

Pastor of Congregational Care, Emeritus

Gatherings & Environments Team
Scott Worthington

Lead Pastor of Gatherings & Environments

J. Teddy Johnson

Lead Pastor of Hope Creative

Tony Caniglia

Next Gen Pastor

Trenton Dorner

Hope Students Pastor

Jason Carter

Communications Pastor

Micah Ogle

Production Director

Bryce Salvatore

Audio Engineer

E.J. Hughes

Hope Creative Associate & Worship Leader

Beau Sison

Hope Creative Associate & Worship Leader

Eddie Felix

Video Associate

Hazel Caneso-Bonilla

Administrative Assistant

Bree Erickson

Administrative Assistant

David Rogers

Lead Musician

Karisa Carter

Hope Kids Preschool Director

Mel Godinez

Student Ministry Associate

Elijah Pitman

Hope Kids Elementary Associate

Jasmine Reamer

Hope Kids Elementary Associate

Corrin Burner

Administrative Assistant

Amber Ramsey

Administrative Assistant

Emma Maritz

Administrative Assistant

Connection & Community Team
Patrick Detken

Lead Pastor of Connection & Community

Gene Staples

Associate Pastor of Hope Communities


Administrative Assistant

Debi Haack

Discovering Hope Coordinator

Niko Curry

Pastor of Prayer

Services & Support Team
Morne Maritz

Executive Director of Services & Support

Monica Jorgenson

Finance Manager

La Vaughn Cager

Human Resources Director

Lou Vadala

Facilities Manager

Gary Nixon

Director of Security

Bob Rozanski

IT Manager

John Bucholz

Maintenance Technician

Scott McKay

Maintenance Technician

Joey Martinek

Maintenance Technician

Steven Taylor

Maintenance Technician

Nathan Greenback

Maintenance Technician

Caleb Pitman

Maintenance Technician

Candis Hannick

Fellowship One Associate

Barbara Mahoney

Finance Assistant

Rose Cabiltes

Human Resources Assistant

Kelly Staples

Ministry Office Host

Dorina Goetz

Wedding Coordinator

Cara Caneso-Bonilla

Ministry Office Host

Tim Brown

Owners Representative

Mobilization & Sending Team
Chip Riggs

Lead Pastor of Mobilization & Sending

Tom McCormick

Lead Pastor of Cross-Cultural Mobilization

Matt Bentley

Go Time Associate Pastor

Cassie Hammett

City Strategist

Kathleen Khal

Director of The Hub

Carly Souza

Fostering Hope Director

Jenny Bland

Director of The Lovewell Center

J’Nissi Hughes

Purchased LV Director

Paige Robbins

The HUB: LV Volunteer Coordinator

Rosie Harris

Purchased LV Program Coordinator

Jacqui Curtis

Purchased LV Assistant

Josie Partain

Purchased LV Assistant

Stephanie Martino

Administrative Assistant for Mobilization & Sending

Donna White

Fostering Hope Assistant

Christina Harrington

Lovewell Program Coordinator

Morgan Couchman

Care Community Coordinator

Rita Cooke

Administrative Assistant

Don Phillips

Pastor, Hope Church Boulder City

Jim Britts

Church Planting Strategist

Kristin Estes

Kid’s Coordinator, Hope Church Boulder City

Martin Haghani

Pastor of Iranian Baptist Church

Michael Hughes

Worship Leader, Hope Church Boulder City

Nel Phillips

Administrative Assistant, Hope Church Boulder City

Hope Church Henderson
Jeff Phillips

Lead Pastor of Hope Henderson

Lance Michels

Associate Pastor Of Hope Henderson

Mark Overlien

Hope Kids Elementary Coordinator

Joey Martinek

Hope Students Associate

Sydney Overlien

Hope Kids Preschool Coordinator

Carrie Gilliam

Administrative Assistant

Hope Christian Preschool & Jr. Kindergarten
Crystal McCormick

Weekday Preschool Director

Mahlia Harris

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Goolsby

Jr. Kindergarten Teacher

Kimber Norman

Jr. Kindergarten Assistant

Carly Sieg

Jr. Kindergarten Teacher

Katie Ruenzi

Jr. Kindergarten Assistant

Darla Cyriacks

PreK-4 Teacher

Colleen Bautista

PreK-4 Assistant

Chandler Barnato

PreK-3 Teacher

Samantha Lane

PreK-3 Assistant

Brooke Rinella

PreK-3 Teacher

Allie Gonzales

PreK-3 Assistant

Alexis Kunde

PreK-2 Teacher

Briana Sapienza

PreK-2 Co-Teacher

Mariel Pitman

Music Teacher

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