Montreat isn't possible without this team of passionate people dedicated to serving our guests and conferees, and making the world a better, more Christ-like place.

Please see the staff directory below for phone/email contact information for our full-time, year-round staff. The majority of our staff, including members of the President's Office, Business Office, Development Office, Program Department, and Sales, Marketing, & Communications, are located on the main level and third floor of Freeland Hall (318 Georgia Terrace). Hospitality staff are primarily located in Assembly Inn (401 Assembly Drive). The retail staff are in the Montreat Store (303 Lookout Road).

If you have questions about where to find someone, please contact the front desk of Assembly Inn at or call 828.419.9844.

Staff Members by Department

Senior Leadership Team

Richard DuBose

Carol Steele

Vice President for Programs

Richard Sills

Chief Financial Officer

Tanner Pickett

Vice President for Communications

Seth Hagler

Vice President for Development

Emily Causey

Vice President for Hospitality

Board of Directors

Class of 2024

The Rev. CeCe Armstrong
Johns Island, SC

The Rev. Dr. Aram Bae
Charlottesville, VA

Curtis Elliot
Charlotte, NC

The Rev. Dr. Tee Gatewood
Banner Elk, NC

Helen Krone
Annapolis, MD

Dr. Chip Legerton
Mount Pleasant, NC

The Rev. Dr. Alice Ridgill
Indian Trail, NC

Ross Sloan
Fairview, NC

Knox Walkup
Nashville, TN

Class of 2025

Chris Boney
Wilmington, NC

The Rev. Veronica Cannon
Charlotte, NC

Alec Chaplin, Jr.
Columbia, SC

Cathie Dodson
Montreat, NC

Bryan McArthur
Athens, GA

The Rev. Scott Ramsey
Arlington, VA

The Rev. Dr. Ted Wardlaw
Austin, TX

George "Matt" Wood
Elizabeth City, NC

The Rev. Dr. William Yoo
Decatur, GA

Class of 2026

Margaret Bauer
Black Mountain, NC

Dan Boyd
Gaffney, SC

The Rev. Olanda Carr
Harrisburg, NC

The Rev. Dr. Amos Disasa
Dallas, TX

The Rev. Dr. Pam Driesell
Atlanta, GA

Rick Giles
Jacksonville Beach, FL

The Rev. Taylor Lewis Guthrie Hartman
Statesboro, GA

Dr. Betsy Shoenfelt
Bowling Green, KY

The Rev. Betsy Swetenburg
Dallas, TX