Staff & Leadership

Meet the pastors and staff of Vineyard North Phoenix.

Brian T. Anderson

Senior Pastor

Brian is the founding and Senior Pastor of Vineyard Church North Phoenix located in Phoenix, AZ. Brian and his wife, Thora, planted VC as a home Bible study with only a few people in September 1985 and have pastored the church for the over 30 years since.

Brian has a desire to build a healthy church that does the works of Jesus. He especially loves to train & equip other pastors & leaders to help them become all that God has for them. God has used Brian to impart a greater hunger for the Bible, worship, holiness, & renewal to people throughout the world.

Brian has served Vineyard USA, an association of about 500 churches around the U.S., in various ways over the years. In addition to being a current Vineyard USA Board member, Brian is the Regional Coach for all 16 of the VUSA Regional Leaders, and he serves as the Vice President of VUSA.

Brian has a B.S. in Mathematics from Grand Canyon University, and an M.A. in Mathematics from Arizona State University. Brian and Thora have two children, Zoe and Luke, who are both teenagers.

Tom Quaid

Executive Pastor
Counseling & Recovery
Weddings & Funerals
Spanish Ministry

Thora Anderson

Associate Pastor

Jody Kingston

Associate Pastor
VC Kids (birth-grade 5)
VC Kids Special Needs
Spiritual Formation

Mario Fernandez

Associate Pastor
Small Groups
Compassion Ministry & Foodbank
Men’s Ministry

David Quaid

Associate Pastor
Vineyard Youth
VC Family
Young Adults (18-25)
Saturday Night at VC

Keith Shepherd

Associate Pastor
Newcomers & Membership
Water Baptism

James Moscardini

Associate Pastor
Communication & Social Media

Eloisa Mendino

Assistant Pastor / Pastora asistente
Spanish Ministry / Ministerio de español

Jenny Hernandez

Assistant Pastor
Vineyard Women

Eddie Hyatt

Assistant Pastor
Weekend Oversight
Hospitality (Greeters, Ushers, Security, Golf Cart Drivers)
Prayer Ministry

Jim Hummel

Director of Operations
Facilities & Maintenance
Administration & Financial

Office & Support

Bridget Davis Office Manager Email
Stephenie Courtney Front Desk Email
Linda Gagner Office Admin Email
Val Sharpnack Assistant to Brian T. Anderson Email
Michelle Hyatt Assistant to Tom Quaid Email
Amy Puchta Assistant to Jenny Hernandez Email
Brachel Deck Assistant to Mario Fernandez Email
Chandra Fritz Financial Controller Email
Mhel Hernandez Graphic Design Email
Torrey Collins Maintenance Supervisor

Food & Clothing Bank

Paul VanDerNaalt Food Bank Director Email

Coffee Bar & Bookstore

Patty Quaid Manager Email

Ministerio Español

Eloisa Mendino Spanish Ministry Coordinator Email

Children's & Family Staff

Nancy Ashby Pastoral Assistant Email
Margie Baldwin Preschool Coordinator Email
Stephany Hernandez Family Ministry Assistant / Infant and Toddler Coordinator Email
Jenny Hinsley Elementary Coordinator Email
Nikki Quaid Saturday Infant-Toddler / Preschool Coordinator Email
Josh England Kid Check Coordinator

Youth Staff

Bliss Casteel Youth Admin Email
Ethan Spangler Pastoral Support and Worship Team Assistant Email

Worship & Arts Staff

Kyle Martinez Creative Director Email
Barb Erickson Tech & Lighting Coordinator Email
Tiadra Mickels Pastoral Assistant Email

Our staff are "leaders of leaders", VC actually runs on hundreds of volunteers!

Small group & ministry leaders, part-time staff, & church members serving together make VC the hands of Jesus to our city.

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