SERVANT LEADERSHIP TEAM

JEFF VANDERSTELT
Visionary Leader

 

As the visionary leader of Saturate and the Soma Family of Churches, Jeff Vanderstelt gets to spend his days doing what he loves – training disciples of Jesus to make more disciples of Jesus and equipping the Church in the gospel and missional living. Additionally, Jeff is on the leadership team of Saturate the Sound, a local church collective focused on gospel saturation in the Puget Sound. Jeff has authored Saturate, Gospel Fluency, and Making Space.

He and Jayne, his wife, have three children; Haylee, Caleb, and Maggie. Connect with Jeff at his website www.jeffvanderstelt.com or on twitter @JeffVanderstelt.

DUKE REVARD
Executive Director

 

Duke Revard serves as the Executive Director of the Soma Family of Churches. He gives directional leadership to the Soma Family of Churches and walks with leaders and churches as they pursue greater strength, health, and effectiveness in ministry. Duke lives in Fort Worth, TX with his wife Caroline and his three daughters: Lily, Evangeline, and Isla. 

ATANASIO SEGOVIA
Director of Familia Soma

 

Atanasio Segovia serves as the Director of Familia Soma. He oversees and is building out the full Soma Family expression for Latinos. Atanasio lives in Leon, Mexico with his wife Sunshine and his two sons: Noam and Pablo.

MARIO VERA
Familia Soma

 

Mario Vera serves the Soma Family of Churches by translating resources. He helps Latino leaders and churches implement best practices. He serves Soma Mosaico as a worship and equipping leader. He lives in Leon, Mexico with his wife Jimena. They enjoy taking walks with their dog Aria.

Esau Guerrero
Familia Soma

 

Esau Guerrero serves the Soma Family of churches as a creator of biblical and theological content for the Latino church. He equips his local church, Soma Querétaro, through teaching and pastoral care in everyday life. Together with his wife Ester, they live in the city of Santiago de Querétaro, in central Mexico.

BRAD WATSON
Director of Global Areas

 

Brad serves as an equipping elder of Soma Culver City in Los Angeles, California, where he lives with his wife and their three children. Brad is also Soma’s Director of Global Areas. He has the privilege of coaching and resourcing church leaders on how to form gospel-centered communities that love God and serve their city.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

As the governing body of the Soma Family of Churches, the board serves as a guardian of shared vision of Gospel Saturation so that every man, woman, and child has a daily encounter with Jesus in word and deed.

JEFF VANDERSTELT
Bellevue, Washington

 

As the visionary leader of Saturate and the Soma Family of Churches, Jeff Vanderstelt gets to spend his days doing what he loves – training disciples of Jesus to make more disciples of Jesus and equipping the Church in the gospel and missional living. Additionally, Jeff is on the leadership team of Saturate the Sound, a local church collective focused on gospel saturation in the Puget Sound. Jeff has authored Saturate, Gospel Fluency, and Making Space.

He and Jayne, his wife, have three children; Haylee, Caleb, and Maggie. Connect with Jeff at his website www.jeffvanderstelt.com or on twitter @JeffVanderstelt.

CHUCK GSCHWEND
Jonesboro, Arkansas

 

Chuck Gschwend is passionate about enjoying, declaring, and displaying the grace of Jesus. Chuck lives in Jonesboro, Arkansas and is married to Lindy. They have three children: Charlie, Billy and Kate. Locally, Chuck is a part-time attorney, leads a missional community, and is an elder at a Soma church, The Crossing Paragould. Regionally, Chuck serves as a Saturate coach, Regional Co-Leader of Soma Southeast, and is founder of Renewal Coaching.

SUSAN EAKIN
Danville, California

 

Susan is a senior consultant at Decker Communication and jas worked with many of Decker’s top clients, including AT&T, Google, HGST, Hilton, Riverbed, Salesforce, Trip Advisor, and YouTube. Susan is a well-known speaker in the San Francisco Bay Area and often speaks on parenting, anger management, and discipline. Prior to Decker Communications, Susan worked as an Account Executive at Google Networks. Susan has over ten years experience in the technology industry. Susan enjoys hiking, fishing, and enjoying the mountains with her husband, Andrew and three kids.

DUKE REVARD
Fort Worth, Texas

 

Duke Revard serves as the Executive Director of the Soma Family of Churches. He gives directional leadership to the Soma Family of Churches and walks with leaders and churches as they pursue greater strength, health, and effectiveness in ministry. Duke lives in Fort Worth, TX with his wife Caroline and his three daughters: Lily, Evangeline, and Isla. 

SHAUN ALEXANDER
Northern Virginia

 

Shaun Alexander is an alumni and All American running back from the University of Alabama, NFL MVP with the Seattle Seahawks, and an award-winning author of The Walk and Touchdown Alexander. He and his family now partner with different organizations to share the message of Jesus, Fathering, Marriage, Community, Leadership, Manhood, True Success, and the power of a TEAM through their ministry Amazing Grace Families. Shaun and his wife Valerie have 11 children and live outside of Washington DC in Northern Virginia.

JEFF TIKSON
Northern Illionis

 

Jeff has an MBA from the University of Virginia and 30+ years working with nonprofits as a board member, staff person, and consultant. He has also worked with national media companies like Time Life and Doubleday Bookclubs, helping create Christian products for a broader audience.

Today, Jeff focuses on smaller nonprofits that welcome his operational and fundraising experience to help create a more effective, strategic, and financially secure ministry.

Jeff and his wife, Peggy, have been married for 30 years and live in northern Illinois. They have three sons and one daughter-in-law.

ROBERT THONGSAVANH
Dallas, Texas

 

Robert Thongsavanh is currently a CEO and Managing Partner of multiple healthcare companies in Dallas, TX. He has been married to Charme for 10 years and they have two daughters, Hannah and Naomi. Robert was a former church planter with Acts 29 for 5 years. He has a passion to disciple young leaders and walk beside them in their marriages to focus on strong leadership health. Robert is also a board member of the Zenas Foundation, a non-profit organization that partners with other ministries in Latin America.