Finance & Operations

We have an amazing team that works behind the scenes serving making sure Converge's national ministries what they need to help start and strengthen churches and send missionaries together worldwide. Our team also manages the Converge Retirement Plan and the Converge Cornerstone Fund. Our seasoned professionals can assist with your church loan or personal investment opportunities.

Steve Schultz

Vice President, Finance & Operations 

Cornerstone Fund
  • Kristen Skrzypcynski
    Loan Funding Associate
  • Kirk Tate
    Associate Director Church Lending
  • Paul Kruit
    Vice President of Operations
  • Shelby Cellilli
    Cornerstone Fund Team Secretary
  • Daniel Patterson
    Marketing Associate
  • Laura Fish
    Loan Closing Specialist
  • Barb Ehlers
    Relationship Specialist

Retirement Plan
  • Barb Wright
    Plan Assistant

Information Technology
  • Hai Ding
    Programmer CRM Manager
  • Howie Sell
    Director of Information Technology
  • Ash Padharia
    Technical Specialist

  • Victoria Crouter
    Accounts Payable
  • Dawn Pauley
    Accounting Assistant
  • Lisa Johnson
    Director of Accounting & Human Resources
  • Jennifer LaGalbo
    Accounts Receivable
  • Hope Williams

The more I talk to younger planters across differing ethnicities, diversity is a growing desire. And in many of these contexts it’s becoming reality.

George Bedlion, Lead pastor