Executive Offices

Office of the Executive Director


Serving in this capacity since 2019, W. Thomas Hammond, Jr. provides overall leadership for the work of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board staff, sets organizational direction, and tells the story of how God is working through the Cooperative Program.

W. Thomas Hammond
W. Thomas Hammond, Jr.
Executive Director/CEO
770-936-5200
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Thomas’ Bio

Jill Johnson
Jill Johnson
Support
770-936-5203
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Tom Duval
Tom Duvall
General Counsel
770-497-4178
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Mike Griffin
Mike Griffin
Public Affairs Ministry
770-936-5365
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Office of the Assistant Executive Director


The Assistant Executive Office supports the purpose, vision, and values of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board by working in partnership with churches and associations to focus on the development of Healthy Kingdom Churches.

Mark Marshall
Mark Marshall
Assistant Executive Director
770-936-5211
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Dennis Mitchell
Dennis Mitchell
African-American Representative
404-432-2753
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Yong Nam Suh
Yong Nam Suh
Strategic Church Planting Consultant
404-422-3649
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Office of the Chief Operating Officer


Mission Board Operations serves the needs of all employees and retirees of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board in the areas of employment advocacy, recruitment, benefits administration, and employee development. This ministry works through the office of the Chief Operations Officer to meet these needs.

David melber
David Melber
Chief Operating Officer
770-936-5255
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Byron Freeman
Byron Freeman
Support Services
770-936-5251
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Bryan Nowak
Bryan Nowak
iGo Database Manager
770-936-5245
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Ricky Thrasher
Ricky Thrasher
Associational Missions & Convention Planning
Disaster Relief
770-936-5223
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Bill Eastwood
Bill Eastwood
Workstation and Network Support
770-497-4175
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Ben O'neal
Ben O’Neal
Church Security & Safety
770-936-5301
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Kevin Wilson
Kevin Wilson
Information Technology Manager
770-936-5294
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Shea Elrod
Shea Elrod
Accounting
770-936-5351
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Alicia Hollis
Alicia Hollis
HelpDesk Coordinator
770-936-5330
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Roger Pearson
Roger Pearson
Camp Kaleo Support
478-994-5333
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Patty Ficarra
Patty Ficarra
Support Disaster Relief 
770-936-5254
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Theresa Little
Theresa Little
Support
770-936-5361
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Minerva Small
Minerva Small
Support Services
770-936-5337
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Mike Flowers
Mike Flowers
Camp Kaleo
Royal Ambassadors
478-994-5333
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Cindy Lodzinski
Cindy Lodzinski
Payroll
770-936-5357
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Marie Still
Marie Still
Accounts Payable/Certify
770-936-5348
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David melber
David Melber
Chief Operating Officer
770-936-5255
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Shea Elrod
Shea Elrod
Accounting
770-936-5351
Email Shea

Mike Flowers
Mike Flowers
Camp Kaleo
Royal Ambassadors
478-994-5333
Email Mike

Alicia Hollis
Alicia Hollis
HelpDesk Coordinator
770-936-5330
Email Alicia

Cindy Lodzinski
Cindy Lodzinski
Payroll
770-936-5357
Email Cindy

Ben O'neal
Ben O’Neal
Church Security & Safety
770-936-5301
Email Ben

Minerva Small
Minerva Small
Support Services
770-936-5337
Email Minerva

Ricky Thrasher
Ricky Thrasher

Associational Missions
 & Convention Planning

Disaster Relief
770-936-5223

Email Ricky

Bill Eastwood
Bill Eastwood
Workstation and Network Support
770-497-4175
Email Bill

Patty Ficarra
Patty Ficarra
Support Disaster Relief 
770-936-5254
Email Patty

Byron Freeman
Byron Freeman
Support Services
770-936-5251
Email Byron

Theresa Little
Theresa Little
Support
770-936-5361
Email Theresa

Bryan Nowak
Bryan Nowak
iGo Database Manager
770-936-5245
Email Bryan

Roger Pearson
Roger Pearson
Camp Kaleo Support
478-994-5333
Email Roger

Marie Still
Marie Still
Accounts Payable/Certify
770-936-5348
Email Marie

Kevin Wilson
Kevin Wilson
Information Technology Manager
770-936-5294
Email Kevin

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