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

Shagufta Brown

Executive Assistant

Stacy Jackson

Director of Ministry Development

Dr. Michelle D. Dickens

LIFE Center Director

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

Jeff Phillips

Pastor of Next Generation & Ministry Environments

Tony Caniglia

Hope Kids Pastor

Trenton Dorner

Hope Students Pastor

Jason Carter

Communications Pastor

Micah Ogle

Production Director

E.J. Hughes

Hope Creative Associate & Worship Leader

Bryce Salvatore

Audio Engineer

Carrie Gilliam

Administrative Assistant

Cherene Supnet

Administrative Assistant

Corrin Burner

Administrative Assistant

David Rogers

Lead Musician

Eddie Felix

Video Associate

Elijah Pitman

Hope Kids Elementary Associate

Jasmine Reamer

Hope Kids Elementary Associate

Karisa Carter

Hope Kids Preschool Director

Mel Godinez

Student Ministry Associate

Amber Ramsey

Administrative Assistant

Connection & Community Team
Patrick Detken

Lead Pastor of Connection & Community

Gene Staples

Associate Pastor of Hope Communities

Kathy Sumler

Groups Associate


Administrative Assistant

Niko Curry

Pastor of Prayer

Services & Support Team
Morne Maritz

Executive Director of Services & Support

Monica Jorgenson

Finance Lead

Gary Nixon

Director of Security

Caleb Pitman

Maintenance Technician

Candis Hannick

Fellowship One Associate

Dorina Goetz

Wedding Coordinator

Joey Martinek

Maintenance Technician

John Bucholz

Maintenance Technician

La Vaughn Cager

Human Resources Director

Lou Vadala

Facilities Manager

Nathan Greenback

Maintenance Technician

Nicole Ramm

Finance Assistant

Rose Cabiltes

Human Resources Assistant

Scott McKay

Maintenance Technician

Tim Brown

Owners Representative

Bob Rozanski

IT Manager

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 Purchased Las Vegas

Carly Souza

Fostering Hope Director

Jenny Bland

Director of The Lovewell Center

Brittany McGainey

NAMB Journeyman

Don Phillips

Pastor, Hope Church Boulder City

Donna White

Fostering Hope Assistant

J’Nissi Hughes

Purchased Program Coordinator

Jacqui Curtis

Purchased LV Assistant

Jim Britts

Church Planting Strategist

Stephanie Martino

Administrative Assistant for Mobilization & Sending

Kristin Estes

Boulder City Hope Kids Coordinator

Martin Haghani

Pastor of Iranian Baptist Church

Michael Hughes

Worship Leader, Boulder City Campus

Nel Phillips

Administrative Assistant, Hope Church Boulder City

Paige Robbins

The HUB: LV Volunteer Coordinator |

Rita Cooke

Administrative Assistant

Hope Christian Preschool & Jr. Kindergarten
Crystal McCormick

Weekday Preschool Director

Biby Benitez-Escobar

PreK-3 Assistant

Briana Sapienza

PreK-2 Assistant

Brittany Butler

Music Teacher

Chandler Barnato

PreK-3 Teacher

Darla Cyriacks

PreK-4 Teacher

Emily O’Donnell

Jr. Kindergarten Assistant

Kimber Wiebeck

Playground Assistant

Kirsten Durham

Jr. Kindergarten Teacher

Mariel Pitman

PreK-4 Assistant

Michelle Dotta

Administrative Associate

Neena Ratner

PreK-2 Teacher

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