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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




After 21 years at the Foundation, President Thomas R. Hixson has moved on to Vice-President for Business Services with Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in California. Join us in congratulating Tom on his new position!


Stephen K. Brock
Interim President/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.



Clint Overall
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.



Kurt Lenhoff
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.



Criseda Yaw
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 Seuell
Staff Attorney

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 Smith

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 Inman retired in August 2015 after 19 years with the Northwest Baptist Foundation. Congratulations and thank you for your service, Karla!




Heather Appleby
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.





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