Erik Bonkovsky is the founding pastor of City Church in Richmond. He lives in the city’s Fan neighborhood with his wife, Sarah, and their school-aged children: Reed, Leland, and Lorayn.
Susan Daniel is a native of Martinsville, VA, and came to the Richmond area to attend the University of Richmond. After graduation, she worked as a center director for Kinder Care Learning Centers and later enjoyed a 25 year career with Good Foods Grocery, a locally owned natural foods store. Susan’s responsibilities at Good Foods Grocery include human resources problem solving, business planning and purchasing. She brings experience in serving both team members and customers. Susan enjoys needle work, graphic design (much more of a hobby than a talent!) and reading. She is a member of West End Presbyterian Church, where she serves on the women’s ministry team.
Erin Holler joined the Leadership Council in 2015, bringing 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector to her role on the Development Team. She and her husband, Mike, settled in Richmond in 2002 and now live in Hanover County where Erin is the Director of Women's Ministry at Grace Community Presbyterian Church. They have two children who share their love of dogs, food, and camping.
Mark Leimberger is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional and Register Life Planner® with Alpha Advisors, a wealth management firm in Richmond, VA. He's a graduate of the University of Virginia and began a career in the financial services industry in 1996. Beyond his work with clients, Mark loves being a husband to wife, Alyssa, and father to his two children, Ben and Ellie. He has a passion for men’s ministry and enjoys golf and fishing.
Ed Satterfield has served as Associate Pastor at Third Church since 2008 and on the Barnabas Council since 2010. His work at Third is chiefly executive pastoral duties: leading the staff, overseeing the administrative functions of the church for the Session and work with the Deacons in care and outreach ministries. Ed enjoys spending time with his two adult daughter’s, Laura and Anna.
Laura Shibut is originally from Pennsylvania but has been proud Richmonder since graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has worked in ministry for over 20 years in the Richmond area and currently serves on staff as Director of Operations/Communications at Area 10 Faith Community. When Laura is not at work you'll find her training at CrossFit or exploring RVA with her husband, Doug. Laura completed Barnabas Training in 2015 and continues to provide behind the scene support to The Barnabas Center - Richmond staff and office.
Gary Wilson has over thirty years of experience in marketing and business development, serving with McGuire Woods Consulting LLC and McGuire Woods LLP, as well as a number of smaller marketing and consulting companies in Virginia and Florida. He is presently the capital campaign manager for Veritas School. After graduating with a degree in Marketing Education from Virginia Tech, Gary worked with CRU for six years at the University of Minnesota, University of Delaware and at their corporate headquarters. Gary is married to Julie Wilson and has one daughter, Ella.