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Alumni Board of Directors


Ted Heaston

Graduation Year: 1969 – Central Bible College

Major: Biblical Literature

Current Position: AGWM Missionary at Global University

City and State: Ozark, MO


Terry Hoggard

Graduation Year: 1976 – Central Bible College

Major: Bible/Psychology

Current Position: AGWM Europe Missionary/Vice-President International Program Convoy of Hope

City and State: Brussels, Belgium/Nixa, Missouri

Bill Kirsch

Graduation Year: 1978 (CBC), 1987 & 2004 (AGTS)

Major: MA Church Music, D. Min. Biblical Literature

Current Position: Provost, Pan-Africa Theological Seminary

City and State: Lomé, Togo & Nairobi, Kenya

Jeff Swaim

Graduation Year: 1978 (CBC), 2005 (AGTS)

Major: Biblical Literature, MATS

Current Position: Convoy of Hope – Executive Director of Church Relations

City and State: Springfield, MO

Lois Nelson

Graduation Year: 1979 – Evangel

Major: Business/English

Current Position: Chief Creative Strategist/Moore DM Group


Robert Thomas

Graduation Year: 1980 – Evangel

Major: Accounting

Current Position: Director of Talent Engagement – Business Department at Evangel University; retired Procurement Manager, Phillips 66

City and State: Bartlesville, OK

Rick Knoth

Graduation Year: 1982 (CBC), 1990 (AGTS)

Major: Bible, M.Div.

Current Position: Managing Editor of Influence magazine at the AG National Office

City and State: Springfield, Missouri

Tammy Bowles

Graduation Year: 1982 – Evangel

Major: Art/ Art Education

Current Position: Owner/ Counselor at Cornerstone Counseling, P.C.

City and State: Maryville, Illinois

Kyle Groves

Graduation Year: 1989 – Evangel

Major: Communication Studies

Current Position: Learning Strategy Director, BI Worldwide

City and State: Apple Valley, MN


Mark Allen

Graduation Year: 1990 – Evangel

Major: Accounting

Current Position: Executive Vice President, CFO, Treasurer at Denbury Resources

City and State: Colleyville, TX

Kristin Kubitschek-Ahn

Graduation Year: 1993 – Evangel

Major: Sociology, Minors: Psychology, Cross-cultural studies

Current Position: VP Brand & Communications, One Child Matters (formerly Mission of Mercy)

City and State: Live in Denver, CO; Work in Monument, CO

Alex Bryant

Graduation Year: 1995 – Evangel

Major: Biblical Studies and Business Management

Current Position: Student Life Coordinator, AGTS

City and State: Oak Grove, MO

Dallas Nash

Graduation Year: 1995 – Evangel

Major: Biology

Current Position: Senior Regional Manager, Dell

City and State: Leesburg, VA

Randy Jumper

Graduation Year: 1998 (CBC) , 2001 (AGTS)

Major: Public Relations

Current Position: Young Adults/Missions Pastor at North Little Rock Assembly

City and State: North Little Rock, AR


John Davidson

Graduation Year: 2001 (EU), 2008 & 2015 (AGTS)

Major: Biblical Studies, MA Theological Studies, Ph.D. Intercultural Studies

Current Position: Director – Alliance for Assemblies of God Higher Education and Director of Discovery and Development for the Church Multiplication Network

City and State: Springfield, MO

Dana Mason

Graduation Year: 2002 – Evangel

Major: Marketing

Current Position: Communications Manager, Walmart Corporate Headquarters

City and State: Bentonville, AR

Derek Schmidly

Graduation Year: 2006 – Evangel

Major: Biblical Languages and Biblical Studies

Current Position: Owner/Chief Investment Officer for Auxan Capital Advisors, Adjunct Faculty Member for Evangel

City and State: Springfield, MO

Amadi Swartz

Graduation Year: 2006 – Evangel

Major: Social Work

Current Position: Case Manager at University of Missouri Hospital

Alumni Engagement Committee Chair for the Alumni Board of Directors

City and State: Columbia, MO

Saehee Duran

Graduation Year: 2013 (CBC), 2016 (AGTS)

Major: M.A. Christian Ministries

Current Position: Co-lead pastor of Life360 Intercultural Campus & Discipleship Ministries Coordinator at the AG National Office

City and State: Springfield, MO