Our Team at Chemistry Staffing

Each one of our team members at Chemistry Staffing LOVE the church. Their vast collective background and experience in church ministry allow us to serve churches of all sizes with great compassion and expertise. We're made up of pastors and executive pastors, youth and worship pastors, each having unique expertise in small, medium and large-sized churches and a passion to match churches with health, long-term staff members.



Matt has served the local church for over two decades as a youth pastor, church planter, and executive pastor. Originally from Baltimore, Matt currently lives in the Sacramento area, with his wife Theresa, and has a B.S. in Youth Ministry from Nyack College and an M.Div. and MBA from Baylor University. Certified as an Urban Church Planter Coach by Redeemer City to City and as a StratOp facilitator by the Paterson Center, Matt has made a career of helping churches thrive through intentionality, clarity, and creating healthy cultures. He is convinced that a healthy church is led by a healthy team with great chemistry, and loves partnering with Chemistry’s churches to do great things for the Kingdom.



Todd has invested over 30 years in serving churches, having served as a worship pastor for over 15 years, a church elder for more than a decade, and in various ministry leadership roles in both the business and non-profit sectors. As the original founder and developer of ChurchStaffing.com, Todd fundamentally changed the way thousands of churches search for pastors and staff on the internet. Most recently, Todd’s work with Leadership Network has provided him exposure to the innovative trends in today’s church and inside knowledge of how healthy churches operate and uses it to help churches find a healthy, long-term fit for their next team member.  A graduate of Cedarville University, and lives in Bryan, OH with his wife, Dawn.



Linda Stanley joined Chemistry Staffing after retiring from 23 years of service as Vice-President and Team Leader at Leadership Network, where she traveled extensively to serve ministry leaders and their executive teams with staff and organizational health evaluations, organizational strategy and implementation plans, and individual leadership coaching. Linda graduated Summa Cum Laude from Dallas Baptist University with a Bachelor of Business Studies majoring in Business Management. At Chemistry, Linda uses her years of ministry experience to help churches navigate the hiring process and begin their next season of ministry well. She has two adult children, both married, and two grandchildren, and lives in Denver, Colorado where it is surprisingly sunny most of the time.



David has a diverse background in business, theology, and design. After spending 10 years in banking and corporate accounting, he attended Asbury Theological Seminary. Upon earning his MDiv in 2006, David served as a senior pastor at a Wesleyan church in Wisconsin. In an effort to learn innovation for the benefit of the Church, he returned to grad school and obtained a degree in Design Thinking from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2011. David currently resides in Tulsa, OK where he helped close a dying church and planted a new one in its place. David serves as a Candidate Coach at Chemistry, drilling down into candidate's experience and skills during interviews and helping them discern whether they are a fit for open positions.



A graduate of Springfield College, Chet served as a navy helicopter pilot, flying off of the back of frigates and destroyers in the Atlantic and Mediterranean. During the last four years of his 10 on active duty, Chet sensed a growing call to ministry that led him to leave active duty for the Naval Reserve and attend Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. After graduating with a Master of Divinity, Chet served at a non-denominational church in New Jersey for 25 years serving as the youth pastor, associate pastor, and senior pastor. Chet and Margot have been married for 40 years, have three children and four grandchildren. Having retired from the navy and the church, Chet currently resides in New Jersey and serves as a Candidate Coach with Chemistry Staffing where he enjoys the opportunity to come alongside the next generation of church leaders and help them find their next place of service.




Dave grew up on a midwest farm then spent thirty years in health care management. After decades of serving the church through lay leadership, Dave went on to serve as an executive pastor and church consultant, helping churches with vision casting, strategic planning, capital campaigns, and operations/governance. Currently residing in Minneapolis with his wife, Donna, Dave serves as a Candidate Coach at Chemistry, conducting interviews and helping our candidates wrestle through where God is calling them in their next season of ministry.



Originally from Southern California, Jacob currently resides in southern Utah where he lives with his wife and three daughters and pastors at a church that is reaching the “religious lost” population in Utah. After serving in the Navy, Jacob received his Bachelor’s degree in Religion from Liberty University and life coaching certification from Symbiosis. Having served the local church as a youth pastor and executive pastor, he now serves as a candidate coach at Chemistry, where he helps candidates discern their next season of ministry.



Kate was born and raised in South Carolina, growing up in Summerton before heading off to the bright lights of Columbia to attend the University of South Carolina where she received her Bachelor\'s in Communications and Public Relations. She continued on to earn a Master’s in Healthcare Administration and served in that field for six years. Kate and her husband, Stephen, have been married for 16 years, have 3 children, and are active in their church’s student ministry. Kate serves as Chemistry’s Operations Manager, coordinating schedules, herding cats, and making sure that the details get handled and deadlines are met. Her favorite part of working at Chemistry is helping both the candidates and Chemistry staff, watching the process work as people find their place.


“When you hand good people possibility, they do great things.”

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