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The United Methodist Church Development Center
1 Music Circle North, P.O. Box 340029
Nashville, TN 37203-0029
Telephone: 615.369.2382

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Our Staff
Rhodes Logan Rhodes Logan
Chief Development Officer

Rhodes will direct the Endowment development position, and provide hands-on executive and strategic oversight to this project. With over 18 years of fundraising experience, Rhodes brings a wide breadth of fundraising knowledge to the United Methodist Church Development Center including annual giving, major gifts solicitations, and planned giving. He previously served as the Campaign Director for the University of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture and successfully oversaw a $150 million portion of the University’s $1 billion capital campaign. His previous experience also includes a role as the Primary Development Director for Carson-Newman University and Development Director of the United Way of Anderson County and Knox County.

Andrew Jordan Andrew Jordan
Development Assistant and Research Coordinator
United Methodist Church Development Center

Andrew will provide the daily support for the Endowment position. He is skilled at handling multiple complex projects as support for the UMC Development Center staff and also serves as the central research coordinator providing valuable potential donor information. He has worked for the United Methodist Church for more than 7 years, and is a graduate of the Claremont School of Theology.

Teresa Suarez Teresa Suarez
Communications Specialist
United Methodist Church Development Center

Teresa will provide the communications support including printed and electronic materials for all phases of project. She brings a tremendous skill set to her position running the day to day communications operation of the Development Center. Her weekly devotional messages through the Spiritual Giving E-newsletter are an inspiration to thousands in our denomination. Teresa is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School.