Finance & Operations

We have an amazing team that works behind the scenes making sure Converge's national ministries have 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.

Scott Ridout


Retirement Plan
  • Melody McCumber
    Investor Services & Retirement Plan Marketing Specialist
  • Barb Wright
    Plan Assistant

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

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