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Meet the Team

God has blessed Time of Grace with a staff made up of people with varied talents and gifts. The one thing they have in common? A fierce dedication to spreading God’s Word with others.

Speakers
Pastor Mike Novotny
Pastor Mike Novotny
Pastor Mike Novotny
Pastor Mike Novotny

Pastor Mike Novotny has served God’s people in full-time ministry since 2007 as a pastor in Madison and now Appleton, Wisconsin. He also serves as a host and speaker for the Time of Grace television program and contributes to the written resources of Time of Grace Ministry. Pastor Mike is married to Kim and has two daughters.

Watch Pastor Mike’s Time of Grace television programs and Grace Talks daily devotions here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-mike-novotny/?type=Watch

Read Pastor Mike Novotny’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-mike-novotny/?type=Read

Listen to the Time of Grace with Pastor Mike Novotny podcast:
https://timeofgrace.org/time-of-grace-with-pastor-mike-novotny-podcast/

Find a book written by Pastor Mike: https://timeofgrace.store/collections/pastor-mike-s-books

Amber Albee Swenson
Amber Albee Swenson
Amber Albee Swenson
Amber Albee Swenson

Amber Albee Swenson has authored several books and is a regular blogger and podcaster for Time of Grace. Mostly she’s amazed at God’s goodness, awed by his wisdom and desire to grow her, and continually stretched by his calling in her life. For more details about her ministry, go to amberalbeeswenson.com.

Read Amber Albee Swenson’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/amber-albee-swenson/

Listen to Amber Albee Swenson’s Little Things podcast here:
https://timeofgrace.org/little-things-podcast/

C.L. Whiteside
C.L. Whiteside
C.L. Whiteside
C.L. Whiteside
C.L. is a sports coach, educator, and author of the book #ChampTalk. He has been blessed to work and be involved with people from all different walks of life, meeting some amazing people who have helped teach, guide, and provide him with unique insights. C.L. is married to Nicole, who is a K5 teacher in Milwaukee. “It’s only awkward if you allow it to be awkward” is a motto he follows, along with “if you are not living to get better, then you are dying to get worse.”
“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will” (Romans 12:2).
Listen to C.L. Whiteside’s The Nonmicrowaved Truth podcast here:
https://timeofgrace.org/the-nonmicrowaved-truth-podcast/
Dr. Bruce Becker
Dr. Bruce Becker
Dr. Bruce Becker
Dr. Bruce Becker

Bruce joined the leadership team at Time of Grace in March 2009. His past ministry experience includes serving as the lead pastor of two Lutheran churches and as a denominational leader responsible for providing ministry resources, training, and support to churches. He is a respected church consultant, public speaker, advisor, and published author. He has a professional doctorate in leadership and ministry management from Trinity International University in Chicago.

He has also served as a member of the Board of Regents for Wisconsin Lutheran College; the Center for Church and Change; chairman of a college president search committee; and a member of numerous commissions, committees, and task forces. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Lutheran Home Association.

Bruce lives in Jackson, Wisconsin, with his wife, Linda. They have been married for more than 40 years and have four adult children. They enjoy spending time with family, bicycling, landscaping, and gardening.

“Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well” (Matthew 6:33).

Listen to Dr. Becker’s podcast, Bible Threads!

Pastor Jeremy Mattek
Pastor Jeremy Mattek
Pastor Jeremy Mattek
Pastor Jeremy Mattek

Pastor Jeremy is currently serving as pastor of a growing mission church in Conroe, Texas. Pastor Jeremy has been married to Karen since 2000. God has blessed them with 5 children (3 girls and 2 boys). Together, they find great joy in encouraging souls with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Read Pastor Jeremy Mattek’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-jeremy-mattek/

Listen to Pastor Jeremy Mattek’s Evening Encouragements podcast here:
https://timeofgrace.org/evening-encouragements-podcast/

Team Members
Pastor Mike Novotny
Pastor Mike Novotny
Speaker
Pastor Mike Novotny
Pastor Mike Novotny
Speaker

Pastor Mike Novotny has served God’s people in full-time ministry since 2007 in Madison and, most recently, at The CORE in Appleton, Wisconsin. He also serves as the lead speaker for Time of Grace, where he shares the good news about Jesus through television, print, and online platforms. Mike loves seeing people grasp the depth of God’s amazing grace and unstoppable mercy. His wife continues to love him (despite plenty of reasons not to), and his two daughters open his eyes to the love of God for every Christian. When not talking about Jesus or dating his wife/girls, Mike loves playing soccer, running, and reading.

“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us” (Romans 5:8).

Watch Pastor Mike’s Time of Grace television programs and Grace Talks daily devotions here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-mike-novotny/?type=Watch

Read Pastor Mike Novotny’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-mike-novotny/?type=Read

Listen to the Time of Grace with Pastor Mike Novotny podcast:
https://timeofgrace.org/time-of-grace-with-pastor-mike-novotny-podcast/

Find a book written by Pastor Mike: https://timeofgrace.store/collections/pastor-mike-s-books

Matt Trotter
Matt Trotter
President and CEO
Matt Trotter
Matt Trotter
President and CEO

For Matt, Time of Grace is a compelling intersection of sharing the gospel, leadership, leveraging technology, and relationship development.

His responsibilities as the president and CEO include ensuring the ministry stays true to its vision/mission, overseeing the business aspects of the ministry, shaping the strategic direction, and creating a culture in the organization that makes it the “best job ever” for every employee.

As a child Matt lived in five different states. After graduating from Texas A&M, Matt moved to Milwaukee, where God drew him to attend and become baptized into the faith at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Matt worked previously in industrial sales, leadership roles in the aerospace industry, and as a small business owner focused on LED lighting new product development. He was active in congregational service, serving in different leadership roles and served on the board of Wisconsin Lutheran College.

Matt and his wife, MJ, have been blessed with five daughters of resplendent beauty and boundless energy: Hannah, Emma, Clara, Claudia, and Liza. Together the family enjoys school, sports, swimming, and training their faithful dog, Mars, rescued during the shutdown.

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight” (Proverbs 3:5,6).

Kris Maize
Kris Maize
Vice President, Relationships
Kris Maize
Kris Maize
Vice President, Relationships

Kris was an enthusiastic viewer of Time of Grace before she joined the team and believes passionately in the work of sharing Jesus with others. She has extensive experience in global business development, international marketing, and relationship management. Kris has a BA in German and East Asian studies from Valparaiso University and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

Kris and her husband, Brian, have been married for over 20 years. They have two children (Jack and Sophia), two German Shepherds, and a cat. Kris enjoys spending time with family, traveling, reading, and baking. She is always seeking a healthier spin on a recipe.

“He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart” (Psalm 91:4).

Dr. Bruce Becker
Dr. Bruce Becker
Executive Vice President
Dr. Bruce Becker
Dr. Bruce Becker
Executive Vice President

Bruce joined the leadership team at Time of Grace in March 2009. His past ministry experience includes serving as the lead pastor of two Lutheran churches and as a denominational leader responsible for providing ministry resources, training, and support to churches. He is a respected church consultant, public speaker, advisor, and published author. He has a professional doctorate in leadership and ministry management from Trinity International University in Chicago.

He has also served as a member of the Board of Regents for Wisconsin Lutheran College; the Center for Church and Change; chairman of a college president search committee; and a member of numerous commissions, committees, and task forces. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Lutheran Home Association.

Bruce lives in Jackson, Wisconsin, with his wife, Linda. They have been married for more than 40 years and have four adult children. They enjoy spending time with family, bicycling, landscaping, and gardening.

“Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well” (Matthew 6:33).

Listen to Dr. Becker’s podcast, Bible Threads!

Nhia Yang
Nhia Yang
Creative Media Director
Nhia Yang
Nhia Yang
Creative Media Director

Nhia has been with Time of Grace since April 2017 and has declared this her dream job: using her God-given multimedia and video production skills to share the good news. Nhia is humbled and grateful for the opportunity to work full-time for the Lord after more than 11 years in media, 2 years in higher ed marketing, and 2 years in communications consulting. When not at Time of Grace, Nhia and her husband, John, live in Sheboygan and are busy chauffeuring their kids—Ella, Norah, and Ian—to practices, games, and school activities. The family enjoys sports, camping, and reading (except Ian; he doesn’t like to read).

“If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?” (Romans 8:31,32)

Clayton Grow
Clayton Grow
Director of Digital
Clayton Grow
Clayton Grow
Director of Digital

Civil engineering, HVAC design. technical writing, project management, software sales, and now, business intelligence. Clay’s career path is as unique as it is unlikely. But his experience communicating important details has given him an ideal skill set to help Time of Grace use business intelligence to “go and make disciples” as efficiently as possible. Clay; his wife, Stephanie; and their son and daughter live in Madison, WI. Their music room seldom houses fewer than six instruments, often being rehearsed simultaneously. In between work, coaching, and continued education, Clay enjoys hiking, listening to podcasts, and playing in the church band at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Middleton.

“I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 8:38,39).

Teri Frey, C.P.A.
Teri Frey, C.P.A.
Accounting Manager
Teri Frey, C.P.A.
Teri Frey, C.P.A.
Accounting Manager

I am excited for the opportunity to serve the Lord at Time of Grace and to work for a ministry that takes the gospel to all the world. I am enthusiastic about the future and cannot wait to see what the Lord will accomplish through this ministry.

I was raised on a dairy farm outside the small town of Oxford, Wisconsin, enjoying God’s beautiful creation every day. My mother instilled the gift of serving as I watched her serve whenever and wherever she was able, and my father instilled the gift of honoring, respecting, and caring for your family.

After graduating from UW-Madison, the Lord led me to Milwaukee where I earned my CPA and began my accounting career. After working in public accounting and at a finance company, I took a break to raise my family but continued to volunteer and provide accounting support to a couple of Christian ministries.

My husband, Brian, and I live in South Milwaukee and have been blessed with six children. The Lord continues to bless us with two sons-in-law, one daughter-in-law, and our first grandchild to be born in May 2022.

Raising our family has been the ultimate joy in my life, and spending time with our family is my absolute favorite pastime. I also enjoy singing, dancing, walking, sewing, and yoga.

 “Therefore, as Gods chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience” (Colossians 3:12).

 

Paul Mattek
Paul Mattek
Development Director
Paul Mattek
Paul Mattek
Development Director

Paul came to Time of Grace in the spring of 2023 after more than a decade of operating and growing an architectural fabrication company. His great passions are design and Jesus, and as such his personal mission is to show people God’s beauty in whatever way possible. He loves that at Time of Grace he gets to grow the ministry by meeting people and reminding them about the incredible love of Jesus—the best “sales” job ever. Paul and his wife, Julia, live in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, with their four childrenJune, Louis, Elias, and Penelope (Penny)and pet guinea pig, Cinnamon. They enjoy living by Lake Michigan, traveling, going on walks, doing home projects, singing, and being goofballs while celebrating the good life found in Christ.

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light” (Matthew 11:28-30).

Amanda Swiontek
Amanda Swiontek
Communication Content Manager
Amanda Swiontek
Amanda Swiontek
Communication Content Manager

Amanda started at Time of Grace in April 2008. As the communication content manager, she is the keeper of the schedule—making sure deadlines are met and projects are completed on time. She also works with lots of words!—from letters to emails to devotionals to books to blogs. She is a Wisconsin Lutheran College graduate and has worked in the field of proofing, editing, and publishing for many years. She lives in the Milwaukee area with her husband, Craig. They have three adult sons: Evan, Orie, and Sam. Mandy enjoys running, hanging out with her family, camping, and reading.

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. . . . He says, ‘Be still, and know that I am God’” (Psalm 46:1,10).

Beth Raymond
Beth Raymond
Donor Database Coordinator
Beth Raymond
Beth Raymond
Donor Database Coordinator

Beth joined the Time of Grace team in 2011 and is currently the donor database coordinator. She feels blessed to be part of such a wonderful ministry that is connecting people from all over the world to God’s grace and unfailing love. Beth and her husband, Scott, live in Milwaukee. They have four children: Brett, Brandon, Grace, and Madison. Beth enjoys spending time with her family, days at the lake, cooking, and reading.

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand” (Isaiah 41:10).

Zach Beierle
Zach Beierle
Lead Video Editor
Zach Beierle
Zach Beierle
Lead Video Editor

Zach’s parents have been fans of Time of Grace for years, so he was very familiar with the ministry when he joined the team in June 2021. After a decade of running his own commercial and wedding videography business, Best Man Media, post-pandemic Zach was ready to take his experience, skills, and talents and start a new chapter in his career. Zach graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee with a bachelor of arts degree in art. In his spare time, when he isn’t editing for Time of Grace, helping area churches set up live streaming for worship, or filming weddings, Zach can be found enjoying all Milwaukee has to offer, going to the movies, or traveling with his family and friends.

“But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint” (Isaiah 40:31).

Bethany Vredeveld
Bethany Vredeveld
Creative Design Manager
Bethany Vredeveld
Bethany Vredeveld
Creative Design Manager

Bethany started at Time of Grace in 2016 when she graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran College. As the creative design manager, Bethany leads our graphic design and creative efforts. She loves the variety of projects and people she gets to work with each day.

Bethany and her husband, Connor, moved from Milwaukee to Phoenix in 2022. They are enjoying the warmer temperatures and time with Bethany’s family. In her free time, she loves to travel, play music, and participate in any outdoor activity!

“But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. ‘The Lord is my portion,’ says my soul, ‘therefore I will hope in him’” (Lamentations 3:21-24).

Meg Wieselmann
Meg Wieselmann
Inventory and Daily Communications Coordinator
Meg Wieselmann
Meg Wieselmann
Inventory and Daily Communications Coordinator

A member of the Time of Grace team since 2021, Meg combines her passion for service and attention to detail to manage inventory and order fulfillment, send the daily devotion emails, and support the day-to-day office operations. Meg has a background in Christian higher education admissions, having previously served at Wisconsin Lutheran College and Concordia University Wisconsin. She is constantly reminded of her own need for God’s grace and peace and is so thankful to have the opportunity to help share God’s saving love with others. Meg lives in the Milwaukee area with her husband and their three children. When not shuttling kids to all the things, Meg enjoys reading and being involved in her church’s music ministry.

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:6,7).

Jordan Shoop
Jordan Shoop
Graphic Designer & Social Media Coordinator
Jordan Shoop
Jordan Shoop
Graphic Designer & Social Media Coordinator

Jordan joined the Time of Grace team in 2021 as a part-time graphic designer. She was born and raised in Phoenix, where she currently resides. Jordan graduated from Arizona State University in 2016 with a degree in liberal arts. After spending some time in the customer service industry, she decided to go back to school for an associate’s degree in graphic design. She hopes this leads to a career where she can utilize her creative talents, starting with Time of Grace! In her free time, Jordan enjoys working out, reading, hiking, and baking. 

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go” (Joshua 1:9).

Debi Koeller
Debi Koeller
Ministry Support Coordinator
Debi Koeller
Debi Koeller
Ministry Support Coordinator

Debi feels privileged to join the team as ministry assistant and to serve in this wonderful ministry. She grew up in Taiwan but has called the Milwaukee area home since her time at Wisconsin Lutheran College. Outside of work, her multitasking abilities are honed daily by facilitating the varying schedules of her four children. She has come to enjoy the unique beauty of Wisconsin and likes being active outdoors as time allows.

 “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” (Romans 12:12).

Gabriela Bocachica
Gabriela Bocachica
Spanish Digital Coordinator/Coordinadora Digital para Español
Gabriela Bocachica
Gabriela Bocachica
Spanish Digital Coordinator/Coordinadora Digital para Español

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Gabriela is a Spanish speaker who’s passionate about marketing. She has a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in digital marketing. Her multiple work experiences have led her to develop different skills in the digital world, from the creation of graphic arts to the development of different digital strategies. From a very young age, Gabriela has understood that her purpose in life is to help others. Working with Time of Grace fulfills that purpose in a very special way because she can help others understand the true purpose of life through the Word of God. Gabriela currently resides in Hawaii with her husband, Michael, and her daughter, Avery. In her free time, she enjoys catching sunsets, reading, and spending time with her little family and their dog, Stefan.

“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans” (Proverbs 16:3).

Nacida y criada en Puerto Rico, Gabriela es una hispano hablante apasionada por el mercadeo digital. Cuenta con un bachillerato en comunicaciones y una maestría en mercadeo digital. Sus múltiples experiencias laborales la han llevado a desarrollar diferentes habilidades en el mundo digital, desde la creación de artes gráficas hasta el desarrollo de diferentes estrategias digitales. Desde muy joven, Gabriela ha entendido que su propósito en la vida es ayudar a los demás. Trabajar con Time of Grace cumple ese propósito de una manera muy especial, pues puede ayudar a otros a comprender el verdadero propósito de la vida a través de la Palabra de Dios. Gabriela actualmente reside en Hawai’i con su esposo, Michael, y su hija, Avery. En su tiempo libre, disfruta de contemplar puestas de sol, leer y pasar tiempo con su pequeña familia y su perro, Stefan.

“Pon todo lo que hagas en manos del Señor, y tus planes tendrán éxito” (Proverbios, 16:3).

Anna Biesterfeld
Anna Biesterfeld
Ministry Support Assistant
Anna Biesterfeld
Anna Biesterfeld
Ministry Support Assistant

Anna is a public relations student at Wisconsin Lutheran College and will graduate in May 2024. This summer she is interning with Time of Grace in development and digital communication roles. In these roles, she finds joy in learning the many ways the ministry reaches people and connects them with the good news of Jesus. 

When she is not working, she is most likely playing the piano, cooking, or reading (most likely by the pool). She loves spending time outdoors and traveling with her husband, Jake, or friends and family.

Anna looks forward to using her God-given gifts at Time of Grace to further its mission. During this internship, she hopes to gain valuable experiences and to cultivate wonderful relationships with people who are passionate about this ministry.

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 8:38,39).

Amy Strackbein
Amy Strackbein
Ministry Support Assistant
Amy Strackbein
Amy Strackbein
Ministry Support Assistant

Amy joined Time of Grace in 2023 and is excited to be a part of this gospel ministry! She has lived and worked in the Milwaukee area since graduating from UW-Milwaukee in 2008 with a degree in communications. She also stayed home to raise her three children for seven years. Amy lives in Milwaukee with her husband, Tom, and three sons: Eli, Caleb, and Josiah. Outside of work and being a mom, she enjoys hiking, cooking/baking, volunteering at church, reading, listening to podcasts, and traveling.

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world” (John 16:33).

Julia Walta
Julia Walta
Ministry Support Assistant/Asistente de Apoyo Ministerial
Julia Walta
Julia Walta
Ministry Support Assistant/Asistente de Apoyo Ministerial

Julia is a native Spanish speaker born and raised in Mexico. After meeting her husband in Mexico, they moved to the States. She has been working as a translator and interpreter for many years in a variety of companies and sectors. Also, she teaches, coaches, and tutors students in Spanish. She loves to learn and invest in cross-cultural opportunities and relationships, specifically around faith. Julia finds great joy and purpose serving her church and community in Milwaukee and feels blessed with the opportunity to serve the Lord at Time of Grace to take the gospel to all the world.

“For this world is not our home; we are looking forward to our everlasting home in heaven”   (Hebrews 13:14).

Julia nació y creció en México. Después de conocer a su ahora esposo en México,  se mudaron a los Estados Unidos.  Julia ha trabajado como traductora por muchos años en diversas compañías y sectores. También, ofrece clases de español y da tutorías a estudiantes que quieren aprender el idioma. A ella le encanta aprender e invertir en relaciones multiculturales especialmente relacionadas con la Fe.  Julia encuentra gran gozo y propósito al servir en su iglesia y en su comunidad en Milwaukee. Ella se siente muy bendecida de tener la oportunidad de servir a Dios en Time of Grace para llevar el evangelio a todo el mundo.

 “Pues este mundo no es nuestro hogar, sino que esperamos en nuestro eterno hogar en el cielo” (Hebreos 13:14).

Michael Kuether
Michael Kuether
Video Producer
Michael Kuether
Michael Kuether
Video Producer

Michael is a video producer at Time of Grace.  When he isn’t freelancing photography or videography, Michael enjoys film photography, playing his guitar, being out in nature, and spending time with his friends and family. Michael loves using his skills in video production to help spread God’s Word through Time of Grace all while gaining knowledge and friends along the way.

“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes” (Ephesians 6:10,11).

Content Contributors
Pastor Mike Novotny
Pastor Mike Novotny
Pastor Mike Novotny

Pastor Mike Novotny has served God’s people in full-time ministry since 2007 as a pastor in Madison and now Appleton, Wisconsin. He also serves as a host and speaker for the Time of Grace television program and contributes to the written resources of Time of Grace Ministry. Pastor Mike is married to Kim and has two daughters.

Watch Pastor Mike’s Time of Grace television programs and Grace Talks daily devotions here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-mike-novotny/?type=Watch

Read Pastor Mike Novotny’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-mike-novotny/?type=Read

Listen to the Time of Grace with Pastor Mike Novotny podcast:
https://timeofgrace.org/time-of-grace-with-pastor-mike-novotny-podcast/

Find a book written by Pastor Mike: https://timeofgrace.store/collections/pastor-mike-s-books

 


Katie Augustine
Katie Augustine
Katie Augustine

Katie Augustine is a stay-at-home mom who lives with her husband, Matthew, and their four young children in rural Michigan. When she’s not busy wrangling kids, Katie blogs at Mid-Michigan Moms and Holy Hen House, teaches Sunday school and small-group Bible studies at her church, and serves as the director of Mornings with Mommy—Chesaning.


Pastor Jon Bauer
Pastor Jon Bauer
Pastor Jon Bauer

Pastor Jon Bauer is a pastor in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. Previously he was an associate pastor at a congregation in Tempe, Arizona. Jon is married to Lindsay and has three children, one boy and two girls.

Watch Pastor Jon Bauer’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-jon-bauer/


Linda Buxa
Linda Buxa
Linda Buxa

Linda Buxa is a freelance communications professional as well as a regular blogger and contributing writer for Time of Grace Ministry. Linda is the author of Dig In! Family Devotions to Feed Your Faith, Parenting by Prayer, Made for Friendship, Visible Faith, and How to Fight Anxiety With Joy. She and her husband, Greg, have lived in Alaska, Washington D.C., and California. After Greg retired from the military, they moved to Wisconsin, where they settled on 11.7 acres and now keep track of chickens, multiple cats, and 1 black Lab. Their 3 children insisted on getting older and exploring what God has planned for their lives, so Greg and Linda are now empty nesters. The sign in her kitchen sums up their lives: “You call it chaos; we call it family.”

Read Linda Buxa’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/linda-buxa/


Andrea Delwiche
Andrea Delwiche
Andrea Delwiche

Andrea Delwiche lives in Wisconsin with her husband, three kids, dog, cat, and a goldfish pond full of fish. She enjoys reading, knitting, and road-tripping with her family. Although a lifelong believer, she began to come into a deeper understanding of what it means to follow Christ far into adulthood (always a beginner on that journey!). Andrea has facilitated a Christian discussion group for women at her church for many years and recently published a book of poetry—The Book of Burning Questions.


Pastor Jon Enter
Pastor Jon Enter
Pastor Jon Enter

Pastor Jon is the campus pastor at Saint Croix Lutheran Academy in West Saint Paul, MN. He previously served 11 years in West Palm Beach, Florida. Pastor Jon lives with his wife, Debbi, and their four daughters.

Watch Pastor Jon Enter’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-jon-enter/


Pastor Matt Ewart
Pastor Matt Ewart
Pastor Matt Ewart

Pastor Matt Ewart and his wife, Amy, have been blessed with three young children who keep life interesting. Matt is currently a pastor in Lakeville, Minnesota, and has previously served as a pastor in Colorado and Arizona.

Read or watch Pastor Matt Ewart’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-matt-ewart/


Jan Gompper
Jan Gompper
Jan Gompper

Jan Gompper spent most of her career teaching theatre at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee. She also served six years as a cohost for Time of Grace during its start-up years. She has collaborated on two faith-based musicals, numerous Christian songs, and has written and codirected scripts for a Christian video series. She and her husband now reside in the Tampa area, where she continues to practice her acting craft and coach aspiring acting students as opportunities arise. She also assists with Sunday school and other church-related activities.


Sarah Habben
Sarah Habben
Sarah Habben

Sarah Habben is a pastor’s wife and mom of four daughters. She and her family have been blessed to call several beautiful places “home”: Alberta, Canada; the Caribbean island of Antigua; and most recently Flagstaff, Arizona. Sarah is the author of The Mom God Chose: Mothering Like Mary (2015, Northwestern Publishing House) and the coauthor of The Bloodstained Path to God (2012, Northwestern Publishing House)..

Read Sarah Habben’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/sarah-habben/


Katrina Harrmann
Katrina Harrmann
Katrina Harrmann

Katrina Harrmann lives in southwest Michigan with her photographer husband, Nathan, and their three kids. A lifelong Christian, she attended journalism school at the University of Missouri, Columbia, and worked at the Green Bay Press-Gazette and the Sheboygan Press before taking on the full-time job of motherhood. Currently, she is an editor for Whirlpool and lives along the shores of Lake Michigan and enjoys gardening, hiking, camping, doing puzzles, and playing with her chihuahua in her free time.


Pastor Phil Huebner
Pastor Phil Huebner
Pastor Phil Huebner

Pastor Phil serves as the campus pastor of a high school in Milwaukee, WI. It happens to be the same high school he attended with his high school classmate and sweetheart, his wife Becky. Before coming back to Milwaukee Pastor Phil served as a mission pastor in Florida, starting a new church and school there with his wife. They have two children, a boy and a girl.

Watch Pastor Phil Huebner’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-phil-huebner/


Ann Jahns
Ann Jahns
Ann Jahns

Ann Jahns and her husband live in Wisconsin as recent empty nesters, having had the joy of raising three boys to young adulthood. She is a marketing coordinator for a Christian church body and a freelance proofreader and copy editor. Ann has been privileged to teach Sunday school and lead Bible studies for women of all ages. One of her passions is supporting women in the “sandwich generation” as they experience the unique joys and challenges of raising children while supporting aging parents.


Pastor Mark Jeske
Pastor Mark Jeske
Pastor Mark Jeske

Pastor Mark Jeske brought the good news of Jesus Christ to viewers of Time of Grace for 18 years. He also served over 40 years as a pastor at St. Marcus Church, a thriving multicultural congregation in Milwaukee. He has authored several books and dozens of devotional books on various topics. Mark is now retired and lives with his wife, Carol, in Milwaukee.

Read Pastor Mark Jeske’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-mark-jeske/


Diana Kerr
Diana Kerr
Diana Kerr

Diana Kerr is a Certified Professional Life Coach on a mission to help go-getter Christian women break free from overwhelm and design their time and life for what matters most. Diana lives in Milwaukee, WI, with her husband, Kyle, and their son, Harrington. Visit dianakerr.com to learn more about Diana and explore her free tips and resources​ on intentional living​.

Read Diana Kerr’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/diana-kerr/


Emily Krill
Emily Krill
Emily Krill
Emily Krill is a faith-based blogger, Christian life coach, and speaker who challenges people to embrace a life of “messy worship” (a.k.a. an authentic relationship with God). She is also a wife, mother of five, and vocalist in a Milwaukee-based Christian contemporary band with her husband and several friends. Emily enjoys cheesecake, coffee, and daily trips to Aldi.

Pastor Caleb Kurbis
Pastor Caleb Kurbis
Pastor Caleb Kurbis

Pastor Caleb Kurbis serves as one of the pastors of Living Savior Lutheran Church, which has two locations in Asheville and Hendersonville, North Carolina. Caleb and his wife, Sarah, have four children and love living in the Western North Carolina mountains.


Pastor Daron Lindemann
Pastor Daron Lindemann
Pastor Daron Lindemann

Pastor Daron Lindemann is pastor at a new mission start in Pflugerville, Texas. Previously he served in downtown Milwaukee and in Irmo, South Carolina. Daron has authored articles or series for Forward in Christmagazine, Preach the Word, and his own weekly Grace MEMO devotions. He lives in Texas with his wife, Cara, and has two adult sons.

Read Pastor Daron Lindemann’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-daron-lindemann/


Missy Martens
Missy Martens
Missy Martens

Missy lives in Green Bay, WI, with her husband, Jon, where they own and run Copper State Brewing Company. She homeschools their four active children, oftentimes at the brewery, and they somehow keep learning in spite of her. Missy loves witty banter, adventures of all sorts, and coffee . . . lots of coffee. And Jesus . . . lots of Jesus.

Read Missy Martens’ posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/missy-martens/


Pastor Jeremy Mattek
Pastor Jeremy Mattek
Pastor Jeremy Mattek

Pastor Jeremy is currently serving as pastor of a newly-growing mission church in Conroe, Texas. Pastor Jeremy has been married to Karen since 2000. God has blessed them with 5 children (3 girls and 2 boys). Together, they find great joy in encouraging souls with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Read Pastor Jeremy Mattek’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-jeremy-mattek/

Listen to Pastor Jeremy Mattek’s Evening Encouragements podcast here:
https://timeofgrace.org/evening-encouragements-podcast/


Jason Nelson
Jason Nelson
Jason Nelson

Jason had a career as a teacher, counselor, and leader. He has a bachelor’s degree in education, did graduate work in theology, and has a master’s degree in counseling psychology. After his career ended in disabling back pain, he wrote the book Miserable Joy: Chronic Pain in the Christian Life (2007, Northwestern Publishing House). He has written and spoken extensively on a variety of topics related to the Christian life. Jason lives with his wife, Nancy, in Wisconsin.

Read Jason Nelson’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/jason-nelson/


Pastor Jared Oldenburg
Pastor Jared Oldenburg
Pastor Jared Oldenburg

Jared Oldenburg has served in churches in urban and suburban Milwaukee; Seattle; Denver; and Santa Maria, California. He currently serves in Castle Rock, Colorado, where he lives with his wife, Aimee, and their three children.

Watch Pastor Jared Oldenburg’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-jared-oldenburg/


Pastor Ben Sadler
Pastor Ben Sadler
Pastor Ben Sadler

Pastor Ben Sadler has served as a full-time pastor since 2010. He began his ministry at a Spanish-speaking congregation in Florida. From 2014 to 2019, he served at Goodview Trinity Church in Minnesota. Currently, he is at Victory of the Lamb in Wisconsin. He is married to Emily, and they have three children. Ben loves to spend time with his family, ride his road bike, read, write, and preach.

Read or watch Pastor Ben Sadler’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-ben-sadler/


Pastor Dave Scharf
Pastor Dave Scharf
Pastor Dave Scharf

Dave Scharf grew up in West Allis, Wisconsin, and served as pastor in Greenville, Wisconsin, from 2005 until 2015. He is currently a professor of theology at Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota, where he lives with his wife, Beth, and their six children.

Read or watch Pastor Dave Scharf’s posts here: https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-dave-scharf/


Pastor Dan Schmidt
Pastor Dan Schmidt
Pastor Dan Schmidt

Dan Schmidt is a child of God who gets to serve as pastor at Faith Church in Excelsior, Minnesota.  He’s married to his amazing wife, Andrea, and together they have four awesome kids who love Jesus and love meeting people from around the world.

“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” (1 John 3:1).


Aaron Schultz
Aaron Schultz
Aaron Schultz
Aaron grew up in a ministry household and has always had a passion for serving God’s people wherever his family was called. With several years of ministerial education from Martin Luther College and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary under his belt, Aaron uses his training at St. Marcus Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in a variety of ways, whether it be leading worship through song or leading small group Bible studies.
Aaron’s wife, Katelyn, also serves at St. Marcus as a 4K teacher. His favorite hobbies include music, journaling, traveling, and exploring coffee shops around the Milwaukee area.
“I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth” (Psalm 121:1,2).

Pastor Clark Schultz
Pastor Clark Schultz
Pastor Clark Schultz

Pastor Clark Schultz loves Jesus; his wife, Kristin, and their three boys; the Green Bay Packers; Milwaukee Brewers; Wisconsin Badgers; and—of course—Batman. His ministry stops are all in Wisconsin and include a vicar year in Green Bay, tutoring and recruiting for Christian ministry at a high school in Watertown, teacher/coach at a Christian high school in Lake Mills, and a pastor in Cedar Grove. He currently serves as a pastor in West Bend and is the author of the book 5-Minute Bible Studies: For Teens. Pastor Clark’s favorite quote is, “Find something you love to do and you will never work a day in your life.”


Karen Spiegelberg
Karen Spiegelberg
Karen Spiegelberg

Karen Spiegelberg lives in Wisconsin with her husband, Jim. She has three married daughters, six grandchildren, and has been a foster mom to many. Years ago she was encouraged to start a women’s ministry but was unsure of the timing. When her brother died suddenly, it hit her hard—that we can’t wait until the time seems right for our ministry; the time is now. And so in 2009, with God’s direction, A Word for Women was born. Karen finds great comfort in Psalm 31:14,15: “But I trust in you, O Lord. . . . My times are in your hands.”


Amber Albee Swenson
Amber Albee Swenson
Amber Albee Swenson

Amber Albee Swenson has authored several books and is a regular blogger and podcaster for Time of Grace. Mostly she’s amazed at God’s goodness, awed by his wisdom and desire to grow her, and continually stretched by his calling in her life. For more details about her ministry, go to amberalbeeswenson.com.

Read Amber Albee Swenson’s posts here:
https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/amber-albee-swenson/

Listen to Amber Albee Swenson’s Little Things podcast here:
https://timeofgrace.org/little-things-podcast/


Christine Wentzel
Christine Wentzel
Christine Wentzel

Christine Wentzel, a native of Milwaukee, lives in Norfolk, Virginia, with her husband, James, and their rescue dogs. After two lost decades as a prodigal, Christine gratefully worships and serves at Resurrection Lutheran in Chesapeake, Virginia. In 2009 she served as writer and coadministrator for an online Christian women’s ministry, A Word for Women. In 2022 she accepted a position to become the social media director for the WELS military ministry, that sees to the spiritual needs of active duty members serving in the armed forces.


Pastor Kurt Wetzel
Pastor Kurt Wetzel
Pastor Kurt Wetzel

Kurt Wetzel has been a pastor in Idaho since 2016. He’s privileged to serve Cross of Christ Church in Boise and Nampa. He enjoys music of all kinds, hiking, and coffee roasting. Kurt and his wife, Stephanie, have four children.

Read or watch Pastor Kurt Wetzel’s posts here: https://timeofgrace.org/writer-speaker/pastor-kurt-wetzel/


Board Members
Mary Baker
Mary Baker
Mary Baker

Mary Baker brings almost 40 years of federal government and private sector experience to Time of Grace. A self-described “tax nerd,” Mary worked in a variety of technical and senior management roles at the Internal Revenue Service and served on the Senate Finance Committee for Chairman Max Baucus. She currently leads the tax policy practice at K&L Gates, a global law firm with offices in 46 cities around the world, where she interacts regularly with members of Congress and officials in the executive branch on tax policy and regulatory issues.

Mary balances this out with a creative streak and enjoys flower gardening and various arts and crafts.

Mary and her husband, Steve, are the parents of three children and are members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Woodbridge, VA.

“Don’t be afraid; just believe” (Mark 5:36).


Justin Beck
Justin Beck
Justin Beck

Justin Beck joined the Time of Grace Board in 2014 and is the current board chair. His passion lies in digital and mobile media, and he looks forward to helping provide people of all ages with practical tools and resources for enhancing their spiritual growth.

Justin graduated from UW-Madison with degrees in computer engineering and computer science. He is the CEO and cofounder of PerBlue, a mobile and social gaming company located in Madison, WI, and has grown the company from a few friends in 2008 to 20 full-time employees today. In 2013 with the release of a new game for Android, the company brought in more than $3.5 million in revenue.

A lively speaker, Justin addresses audiences of technology enthusiasts at conferences across the country and in Europe, sharing his insights on topics such as game design, mobile marketing, product design, consumer products, and virtual community building. His regular visits to classes at his alma mater give him the opportunity to foster entrepreneurship in Madison.

Justin has been a lifelong member at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Middleton, WI, and has been active in its planning counsel, youth group, and the vision task force team. More recently he led a team in re-branding the church’s website and digital presence and continues to regularly play drums for the music team. In his spare time he enjoys camping, boating, flying, and traveling.

“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms” (1 Peter 4:10).


Omar Bravo
Omar Bravo
Omar Bravo
Omar Bravo serves as community liaison at Christ-St. Peter Lutheran School on the near south side of Milwaukee, allowing him to be a bridge for the community, families, and the church. He provides specialized services for the school’s children and families, helping them locate needed support and resources, while maintaining a strong school culture and connection. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, he has lived in Milwaukee since the 1990s.

Omar’s contributions earned him recognition for Outstanding Faith-Based Organization in 2018 as a committed community partner, community organizer, and resource referral agent. He is proud to be part of a team that helps deter and solve area crimes, as well as create and maintain safety and security.
“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles;
   they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”  Isaiah 40:31

Ed Carow
Ed Carow
Ed Carow

Ed Carow brings more than 30 years of diverse real estate industry, business ownership, and financial services experience to the Time of Grace Board. As past president of a national property management company, he also served as executive committee member and president of the Milwaukee Institute of Real Estate Management and as a certified property manager.

In his role as owner of a real estate development and investments company, Carow has been integrally involved in acquisitions, management, development, ownership, consulting, finance, customer service, and operations. His experience has included management of in excess of 8,500 apartment units, 20 intrastate and national real estate syndications, subdivision and office building development, and development of over $600,000,000 of hotel and hospitality projects nationwide.

Ed has been active in numerous boards and committees, including a real estate advisory board to Waukesha County Technical College, and numerous Christian leadership and committee positions.

Ed and his wife, Tammy, live in the Milwaukee area and take great joy in having raised three daughters, all of whom are now married. While home is in WI, they split time as well in Naples, FL.

“It is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God” (Ephesians 2:8).


Wendy Greenfield
Wendy Greenfield
Wendy Greenfield

Wendy is an independent consultant. Previously, she served as  the director of advancement for St. Lucas, Bay View, WI, and vice president of development and communications for HOPE Christian Schools. In that role, Wendy built both departments from scratch and led the network’s fundraising and external communications activities. HOPE gave birth to Educational Enterprises, EAGLE College Preparatory Schools, and Compass Educational Programs, and Wendy ran communications for those organizations as well.

Wendy was a vice president at Fleishman-Hillard, an international public relations agency. Some of her clients included Harley-Davidson, McDonald’s, BMO Harris Bank, and Briggs & Stratton. Her work has earned awards from several professional organizations, including a Silver Anvil from the Public Relations Society of America—the industry’s highest honor.

Wendy graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran College with a bachelor’s degree in English literature and earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After graduate school, Wendy volunteered for one year as a teacher in Plzen, Czech Republic. More recently, she helped open Crossroads Church in Chicago, IL.

Wendy serves on the board of directors for Lighthouse Youth Center. She also has served on the board of directors for Wheat Ridge Ministries and the Christian Women’s Leadership Circle. Wendy enjoys traveling and has visited more than 20 countries.

“We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28).


Robin Lehninger
Robin Lehninger
Robin Lehninger

Robin Lehninger is an attorney with Dykema Gossett PLLC in Milwaukee, where she is a member of the firm’s capital markets team. She enjoys counseling clients on a variety of transactional matters, from health care mergers and acquisitions to public company transactions. Outside of work, Robin is a member of various choral and instrumental ensembles at church and is also an avid traveler.

In addition to the Time of Grace Board, Robin also chairs the Chapter Advisory Board of Kappa Delta Sorority at Marquette University.

Robin is a member at Grace Lutheran Church in Milwaukee.

“Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him” (Psalm 34:8).


Jenn Nobui
Jenn Nobui
Jenn Nobui

Jenn Nobui joined the Time of Grace Board in 2020 with 20 years of financial and marketing experience at companies including Kraft and Kimberly-Clark.  Jenn is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Shopko Optical where she leads brand building, marketing strategy and innovation and patient experience delivery.  Her passion is leveraging digital technology to build one-to-one relationships with consumers.

Jenn earned two degrees from the University of Wisconsin School of Business. While in Madison, she met lifelong Christian friends and developed a passion for service at a student ministry on campus—Wisconsin Lutheran Chapel. She lives in Greenville, WI, with her husband, Sean, and two kids, Kieran and Aiden. Jenn has sought ways to use her professional experiences to support ministry across a number of initiatives, including early childhood ministry, outreach, vision development, and strategy deployment.

“So is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it” (Isaiah 55:11).


Nathan Paul
Nathan Paul
Nathan Paul
Nathan Paul brings a diverse background in general management to the Time of Grace Board. At Oshkosh Corporation (a leading manufacturer of military vehicles, fire trucks, and other commercial equipment), he served in plant management, leading multiple areas of operation. He also spent time in project management and human resources while at Oshkosh. After Oshkosh, he led business units in paper and packaging at Appvion and Amcor, respectively. Most recently, he served on the executive team and led the automation division at Suburban Enterprises in Appleton, WI. In 2020, God led him to utilize these experiences to better serve his kingdom when Nathan accepted the role as chief operating officer for 922 Ministries (St. Peter and The CORE) in Appleton. He is eternally grateful and humbled to serve in this ministry, where he leads operations, administration, finance, and strategic planning.

Nathan and his wife, Briana, reside outside of Neenah, WI, with their four children (Jace, Miira, Jonah, and Eliza). The family enjoys spending time in God’s creation hunting, fishing, biking, walking, playing ball, and watching the eagles, ducks, and geese soar over their Little Lake Butte Des Morts home. They often travel to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on the Lake Superior shores where they both have family. Nathan “retired” from coaching high school baseball in order to coach his kids’ sports and is soaking up every minute of it.

“I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 8:38,39).


Dave Schoeneck
Dave Schoeneck
Dave Schoeneck

Dave Schoeneck grew up in the Milwaukee suburb of Wauwatosa and worked various roles at Schoeneck Containers. Dave has served passionately at the church and school of Star of Bethlehem doing ministry and building projects. Dave is eager to do evangelism to all people through any means available and seeks to make the most out of visible church ministry. Dave and his wife, Wendy, have raised three incredible daughters who work in finance, church ministry, and education. Dave and Wendy enjoy Milwaukee Brewers baseball and traveling to Italy.

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope” (Romans 15:13).


Jon Sievert
Jon Sievert
Jon Sievert

Jon Sievert brings to the Time of Grace Board more than 25 years of experience leading organizations, developing senior leadership teams, and focusing organizations on finding ways to do things a little better every day. He spent the first part of his career working in family-owned manufacturing businesses.  Later, he was in numerous senior leadership roles, leading divisions of a publicly traded company based in Milwaukee.  Jon is currently the owner of Casper’s Truck Equipment based in Milwaukee and Appleton, WI where he enjoys leading a group of talented people who build work trucks for many different industries.  He is a past chairman of the National Truck Equipment Association and served in various board leadership positions over his six years with the industry association. Jon also served on the board of the Midwest chapter of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence.

As a self-proclaimed “lean geek,” Jon has enjoyed sharing his experiences transforming organizations to achieve high levels of performance. Jon enjoys helping people find ways to make the complex simpler.

In his personal time, Jon loves spending time with family and friends. He is a private pilot and is enthused by anything to do with airplanes. Jon and his wife, Angela, love to take their three children—Savanna, Paige, and Cullen—traveling whenever they can. The Mountain States are family favorites! Jon and Angela live in the Milwaukee area and are currently members of Star of Bethlehem, New Berlin, WI.

“And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age” (Matthew 28:20).


Frank Walter
Frank Walter
Frank Walter

Frank’s connection to Time of Grace deepened when Time of Grace entered the Rockford TV market. Frank is a resident of Belvedere, Illinois. His wife, Jean precedes us in heaven. He has a son (Frank) and a daughter (Kay) and a number of grandchildren. Frank does some ongoing work with Heartland Financial’s commercial sales development activities.

Prior to Heartland Financial, he served as Rockford (IL) regional president at JP Morgan Chase. He has also served as chief executive officer of Bank One/Rockford, chief executive officer of Bank One Chicago, and in various positions at Wells Fargo.

Experienced in governing community organizations, Frank served as vice chairman of the Swedish American Health System, a trustee of the Rockford Health Council, a trustee of Rockford College, and was a member of the Rockford Area Economic Development Council’s Board of Directors.

“For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands.” (2 Corinthians 5:1 )