Back Row (left to right): Robin Smith, Heather Appleby, Ashley Seuell, Karla Inman, Cris Yaw
Front Row (left to right): Kurt Lenhoff, Tom Hixson, Clint Overall, Steve Brock
Thomas R. Hixson
Thomas R. Hixson joined the Foundation in May 1994. Before coming to the Northwest, Tom was Vice-President for Financial Affairs at Houston Baptist University for six years. Prior to that time, he was Vice-President for Financial Affairs at California Baptist College for seven years. Tom earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Business Administration from California Baptist College. He also earned a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree from Hardin-Simmons University and a Masters in Education (MED) degree from University of Houston.
Stephen K. Brock
Chief Financial Officer
Stephen K. Brock joined the Foundation in November 2003. Steve is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University where he earned a Bachelors of Science (BS) degree in mathematics and accounting. He has been licensed as a certified public accountant in the State of Oregon since January 1982. Prior to joining the Foundation Steve served in an accounting manager position for another Baptist Foundation for over 10 years and worked in public accounting for 12 years.
Trust and Estate Planning Officer
Clint Overall joined the Foundation in June 1998. Clint received his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Business Administration from Lewis-Clark State College in Idaho. He received his Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from the University of Idaho and was admitted to the Idaho State Bar in 1995. Prior to joining the Foundation, Clint worked for Idaho Legal Aid Services and the U.S. Forest Service.
NW Washington Area Manager
Kurt joined the Foundation in June 2014. He previously pastored at Northside Baptist Church in Shelton, WA and Elgin Baptist Church in Elgin, OR. Prior to pastoring, he had 17 years of experience in the banking industry, primarily in the private banking area with Key Bank. He will now be the Foundation's Seattle Area manager, concentrating his energies on the Puget Sound area.
Family Financial Planner
Cris joined the Foundation in June 2008. She comes to the Foundation from the Northwest Baptist Convention where she had served as the Church Growth Team Assistant since August, 2005. Cris currently holds a BS degree from Oregon State University and a MS degree in Family Financial Planning from Oklahoma State University.
Ashley joined the Foundation in February 2013. Ashley is a graduate of Auburn University and the University of Alabama School of Law. She was an attorney with the law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski in Washington DC having been admitted to practice law in Washington DC and Alabama. Ashley will focus her work at the Foundation in the areas of probate administration and church governance.
Robin joined the Foundation in 1997 as part-time Bookkeeper. Previously she was Branch Operations Manager at AccuBanc Mortgage Corporation in Portland, Oregon where she had worked for eleven years. Robin graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree; a major in Business Administration and a minor in Economics.
Karla joined the Foundation in October 1996. Previously she was Manager at Weststar Loan Servicing in Portland, Oregon for three years and was office Administrator for the law firm of Chappell & Barlow in Albuquerque, New Mexico for five years. Karla attended Kalispell Community College in Montana and completed legal secretarial studies at the University of New Mexico.
Administrative Assistant/Public Relations
Heather joined the Foundation in June 2014. She came to us from the Puget Sound Baptist Association as an Office Manager. Heather has a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology and previous employment as a Law Enforcement Officer and a Legal Assistant. She will be supporting the Foundation through the position of Administrative Assistant/Public Relations.