Meet the Staff & Elders

Amber Smith

Missions Director for all three campuses

Beau Bekendam

College pastor for the Carpinteria campus

Billy Hunter

Elder/Pastor, Ventura Campus billy@realityventura.com

Britt Merrick

Elder/Pastor for Preaching and Vision for the Carpinteria campus

Carol Stolz

Women's Ministry Director for all three campuses

Chad Amico

Elder/Pastor, Ventura Campus chad@realityventura.com

Chris Lazo

Elder/Pastor for preaching and vision at the Santa Barbara campus


Missions Coordinator

Doug Stolz

Facilities serving for all three campuses

Fong Lin

Human Resources Director for all three campuses

Hilary Brock

Accountant for all three campuses

Jessie Hynes

Carpinteria Campus Kid's Ministry Director

Matt Smith

Elder/Pastor, Santa Barbara Campus

Nikki Lee

Finance Coordinator, serving all three campuses

Paolo Cembrano

Elder/Pastor, Ventura Campus paolo@realityventura.com

Sean Lionello

Elder/Pastor, Carpinteria Campus

Todd Branning

Elder/Pastor, Carpinteria Campus

Tyler Morgan

Elder/Pastor for Finance and Business Ops for all three campuses