Board of Directors

orator in public

Current CSF Board of Directors by term

A 12-member Board of Directors, the FEC President and CSF President, and various FEC church leaders oversee the operation of CSF.

Officers

Our officers are elected by our Board of Directors. Four of our five officers also serve as members of our Board of Directors: Douglas Rupp (Chair of the Board), Steve Shaffer (Vice Chair), Jon Whirledge (Secretary) and Luke Shappell (Treasurer).

Class of 2021

Jack McCarley, age 65; Wauseon, Ohio; Retired from 2013 to Present; Accounting and Finance, General Motors Company from 1981 through 2013; Sales, Standard Glove Company from 1978 through 1981; Certified Management Accountant, Institute of Management Accounting, Class of 1990; B.A., Siena Heights University, Class of 1978.

Douglas Rupp, age 68; Archbold, Ohio; Director – Retired 2019; Finance & Administration, Sauder Woodworking Co. from 1974 to 2019; B.A. in Business Administration, Taylor University, Class of 1974.

Kent D. Schwerin, age 63; Flanagan, Illinois; President, Flanagan State Bank from 1987 to Present; Executive Vice President, Commercial Bank from 1980 through 1987; Bank Examiner, Commission of Banks from 1979 through 1980; B. A. in Business Administration, Wartbury College, Class of 1978.

Thomas S. Shaffer, age 61; Vice-Chair; Fort Wayne, Indiana; Business Development and Church Non-Profit Specialist, Michael Kinder & Sons from 2019 to Present; Executive Pastor, Pine Hills Church from 2011 to 2019; Executive Pastor, Northwoods Community Church from 1994 through 2011; Associate Pastor, Archbold Evangelical Church from 1985 through 1993; Youth Pastor, Fairview Missionary Church from 1982 through 1985; B.S. in Bible and Christian Education, Fort Wayne Bible College/Taylor University, Class of 1982.

Class of 2022

James Gregory Doolin, age 53; Secretary; Peoria, Illinois; President, Design Solutions Group, LLC from 2008 to Present; Director of Preconstruction Services, O’Shea Builders from 2013 to Present; Senior Project Manager, Design-Build Director, Peoria Metro Construction from 2009 through 2013; Senior Engineering Project Team Leader, Caterpillar, Inc. from 2007 through 2009; Vice President of Design-Build, River City Design Group, LLC from 1997 through 2007; Architect, LZT Assoc. from 1988 through 1997; Bachelor of Architecture, University of Illinois, School of Architecture, Class of 1990; Masters of Architecture, School of Architecture, Class of 1992.

G. Todd Parmenter, age 59; Peoria, Illinois;’ Executive Pastor of Operations, Northwoods Community Church, 2012 to Present; Professional Driver, Williams National Lease form 2009 to 2012; Executive Minister, Lincoln Christian Church from 2004 to 2009; Plant Operations Manager, Qualitex Co. from 1993 to 2004.  Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Trinity International University, Class of 1999, Associate of Applied Science, Equine Management, Class of 1990, Non-Commissioned Officer school, Class of 1987.

Luke Shappell, age 38; Treasurer; Fort Wayne, Indiana; Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Integrity Financial & Tax Consulting, 2012 to Present; Assistant Vice President, Commercial Lender, Private Banker, Tower Bank & Trust Co., 2006 through 2012; Assistant Manager, Fastenal Industrial and Construction Supplies from 2001 through 2006; B.A. in Finance, Indiana Purdue For Wayne, Class of 2006.

Bruce Wright, age 64; Fort Wayne, Indiana; Senior vice President, Lake City Bank from 1998 to Present; Management Trainee, Vice President and Regional Manager, Fort Wayne National Bank from 1980 through 1998; B.A. in Business Administration, Taylor University, upland, Class of 1979; Graduate School of Banking, University of Wisconsin, Class of 1989.

Class of 2023

Douglas A. Bernath, age 61; Stryker, Ohio;’ Owner/Advisor, Freedom Investments and Insurance LLC, 2008 to present; Financial Advisor, FM Investments/Raymond James Brokerage, 2000 through 2008; Manager, Sky Investments and Insurance, 1998 through 2000; Agent/Sales Manager, Prudential Insurance Co., 1989 through 1998; Assoc. Degree, Marketing/Management, Northwest State Community College, Class of 1979; B.A. in Business Services, University of Toledo, Class of 1981.

Jennifer Lance, age 44; Leo, Indiana; Purchasing Supervisor, Nucor Building Systems, 2011 to present; Purchasing Agent, Nucor Building Systems, 2006 through 2011; Senior Buyer, Cooper Standard Automotive, 1997 through 2006; B.S. in Marketing and Human Resources, University of Findlay, Class of 1998; MBA, Indiana Wesleyan University, Class of 2001.

Alex Ruhter, age 32; Deshler, Ohio; Lead Pastor, Wave Community Church, 2015 to present; Church Planting Resident, Crossroads Church, 2014 through 2015; Pastoral Intern, Grace Crossing Church, 2013 through 2014; Owner, Quality Hood and Duct Cleaning, LLC, 2011 though 2013; Bank Teller, Bank of America, 2010 through 2011; Assistant Store Manager/Interim Manager, RadioShack, 2007 through 2010; B.A. Wichita State University, Class of 2011

Jonathan P. Whirledge, age 37, Chairman; Fort Wayne, Indiana; Vice President of Strategic Development, INdigital 2018 to Present; Chief Financial Officer, INdigital from 2005 to 2018; Board of Directors member and President at Barnabas Task from 2014 to present; B.S. Business Administration and Marketing, Grace College and Seminary, Class of 2007.

President of FEC

Larry A. “Rocky” Rocholl, age 66, Ex-officio Board Member; Fort Wayne, Indiana; President of the FEC from 2010 through present; Executive Pastor, Brookside Church, 1998 through 2010; Associate Pastor, First Missionary Church, 1996 through 1998; Operations Manager for Specialty Feeds, 1980 through 1996; B.A. Education, Bethel University, Class of 1976.

President of CSF

David J. Teat, age 68; CSF President; Fort Wayne, Indiana; Owner, Skyview Ag Imaging, LLC, June 2012 through September 2015; Owner, Heartland Helicopters, LLC, October 2010 through June 2012; Business Analyst, Ambassador Enterprises, 2008 through 2010; General Manager, Ambassador Steel – Ambassador Bridge & Paving, 2006 through 2009; Director, Ambassador – Covenant Capital, LLC, 2005 through 2006; Consultant, 2004 through 2005; Chief Operating Officer, Mionix Corporation, 1998 through 2004; Chief Operating Officer, Morningstar Diagnostics, LLC, 1996 through 1998; Trader, Self-Employed, 1990 through 1996 and 1982 through 1983, Trader, Chicago Research & Trade, 1983 through 1989; President, Harte Systems, Inc., 1979 through 1982; Business Development, Liocs Corp., 1974 through 1979; Business Development, Burroughs Corp., 1974 through 1977; B.S., Wheaton College, Class of 1974; M.B.A., Indiana University, Class of 1977.

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