Meet our Staff

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Support Staff

Pastor’s Assistant
Sherri Randol Financial Administrator/Payroll/HR
Anissa Spiewak  Receptionist/Children’s Assistant/Youth Assistant
Diane Pinson Administrative Recreation Assistant
Teresa Castro Financial Assistant
Randy Jonker Maintenance Supervisor
Jennifer Pattillo Executive Pastor’s Assistant
Carla Brown Hostess & Cafeteria Supervisor
Jayne Atokuku-Vitz Media Library Director

Part Time

Valerie Woods Parent’s Day Out Director
Louann Huntsman Pianist, Worship/Adult Ministries Assistant
David Lopez Modern Worship Leader
Loyd Lott Organist/Carillonneur


 First Baptist School

Daycare Director
Rochelle Wymore    School and Daycare Assistant

Pastoral Staff

Dr. Brian Hill- Senior Pastor

Brian has served churches in Texas since 1999, becoming Senior Pastor here in 2015. He and Kristi are the proud parents of three sons and are extremely excited to be part of what God is doing in our church. Brian’s passion is to authentically and consistently live an inspiring life for Jesus so that others are compelled to join him in making a difference for God’s kingdom.

Dr. Steve Hartwick-Executive Pastor

 Steve serves as the Executive Pastor for First Baptist.  He and his family considered it a privilege to have served at First Baptist since July 1997.  Steve’s wife, Belinda, has been his faithful partner in ministry for 40 years as he was Pioneer Pastor in North Dakota and on staff at two churches in Missouri before making their way to Corpus Christi.  They have three grown children and two wonderful grandsons who live in the Dallas area.

Johnny Glover- Pastor of Worship

Johnny is a native of Missouri who grew up in Amarillo, Texas. He was called as Worship Pastor here at First in 1999. Johnny’s wife, Kim, is originally from Amarillo and they have two children, Joel and Emma. Johnny has a passion for leading God’s people to the throne of grace through worship and praise.

Mark Nichols-Minister of Recreation

Mark Nichols has been our minister of recreation since 1986.  His wife of forty years, Judy, is a Georgia peach and a realtor.  They have two grown kids. Their oldest, Ashley,  is a doctor in Alabama specializing in palliative care.  While their son, Doug, is the boys basketball coach at IWA and his wife, Carrie, is a local photographer.

Chris Skoglund-Pastor of College & Family Ministries

Chris started at First Baptist in January 2011 as Pastor to Students. He served in this role for 6 1/2 years before becoming our College/Family Pastor. Chris is married to Mindy and they have 3 wonderful kids; Jackson, Jordyn and Avery. Chris loves all sports and fishing, golf, and just hanging out with his family.

Micah Roddy- Student Pastor

Micah Roddy joined our staff in August of 2018. He and his wife Amy have a beautiful baby girl named Emma. Originally from West Texas, Micah has been doing Student Ministry since 2009 and talking about Student Ministry is one of his favorite things (just ask his wife). Micah loves watching Texas Tech (his Alma Mater) Sports.

Ginger Andrews Children’s Minister

Ginger joined our staff family in May 2002. She is married to her jr high/high school sweetheart, Keith. They have 4 children, “the Bigs & the Littles”. Dillon (Brooke) is in the Air Force and have blessed her with beautiful twin granddaughters. Kaitlyn (Sonny) is a Navy wife and blessed her with another beautiful granddaughter. McKinzy & Sean are “surprise blessings” who keep her young. Ginger has a passion to introduce children to the love of God and see them grow in their faith. She has served in Children’s Ministry since she was a teenager and throughout every church/city they were a part of through Air Force family life. God brought them back home to Corpus Christi and opened doors to serve full time in ministry. Ginger’s hobbies include sewing, baking and crafting.

David Lopez-Modern Worship Leader

Dave Lopez joined our staff in June of 2013. He has been in Corpus for almost 30 years and graduated from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. Dave is married to Dare who also sings with him in the praise band. They have two girls under the age of five, Winnie and Maggie. Dave answered the call to be a worship leader back in 1999 and has been the worship leader for various parachurch organizations and also at Bayshore Bible Church for 6.5 years prior to joining First Corpus. Dave and his team have a heart for genuine praise and worship and love to see God move through music, prayer, and the Word. Dave enjoys time spent with family and close friends, music, and crossfit.