Children’s Director

Vanessa received her BA in Industrial Psychology at William Jennings Bryan College and her Master of Arts in Christian Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  She and her husband Tommy worked with the North American Mission Board (NAMB) as church planters in Salem, Oregon, for 10 years before moving back to Louisville.  Vanessa brings more than 20 years of ministry experience to the children’s department.  Vanessa currently serves on the Kentucky Baptist Convention State VBS Leadership Team and the Kentucky Baptist Convention Children’s Think Tank.  Vanessa has been on staff since 2007.


Louisville, Kentucky

Where can you find Vanessa when she is not working?

Vanessa enjoys refurbishing and re-purposing furniture ALL on a budget (she’s referred to as the “Shoe-string Budget Queen!”). She also enjoys watching old black and white movies with her hubby, Tommy.


Vanessa is married to Tommy.

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