NBA Announces Staffing Updates, Winter 2020

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick, Associate Vice President for Organizational DevelopmentRev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick, Associate Vice President for Organizational Development

The National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is grateful for the ongoing commitment of our staff and is excited to announce recent staff updates and celebrations this season.

In December 2019, the NBA was pleased to promote Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick to Associate Vice President for Organizational Development. In her new role, Monica, as part of the executive leadership team, will share responsibility for developing, implementing, and evaluating the NBA’s vision, mission, core values, and strategic plan with particular focus on Organizational Development programmatic work. She will design, coordinate, and implement leadership and organizational development strategies to support Disciples-related health and social service and justice ministries, including those arising in congregational settings. Monica will continue to represent the NBA within the broader church, as well as in the nonprofit sector, to identify opportunities for collaboration and partnership among NBA’s programmatic areas. “We are honored by Monica’s years of service as a Program Director,” shared Mark D. Anderson, President & CEO. “Her leadership, quality of work, and extensive capabilities across diverse responsibilities, qualify Monica for this promotion. We are blessed by her commitment, dedication, and willingness to grow into this new role.”

Amanda Hundt, MBA, Director of Marketing

Amanda Hundt, MBA, Director of MarketingThis month, we welcome Amanda Hundt, MBA, as the Director of Marketing. In this role, she will develop, manage, and execute all marketing and communication functions of the NBA. Amanda brings her experience in the corporate world as well as her passion and history of service in nonprofit mental health and suicide prevention. “I am pleased and honored to be joining the NBA,” Amanda said. “I’m grateful for this opportunity to assist in the wonderful efforts the NBA performs in the world.” We are excited to have Amanda join us to build awareness and engagement for our ministry, programs, and partners.

Please join us in honoring these skilled, dedicated staff as they live out their vocational calls with the NBA and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)!

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