Administration & Communications
Director of Staff and Partnerships
Steph always wanted to live in Los Angeles, and God answered her prayers, moving her and her husband Jon here as newlyweds in 2006. After graduating with a Masters in Social Work from USC in 2009, Steph worked for 10+ years in macro-social work, at which point she transitioned to work at Cornerstone. In addition to directing the staff, Steph facilitates internal operations and coordinates our local and global partnerships, including but not limited to short-term missions and the long-term vision for our community center. Steph is passionate about cultural competency, social justice, and developing and optimizing the underlying systems that support people. She enjoys sunshine, sports, iced caramel lattes, and family fun nights with her husband and two daughters.
Director of Counseling and Office Manager
Nancy is a first generation American from a long line of Scots. With a B.A in Psychology and a master’s degree in Biblical Counseling from Colorado Theological Seminary, Nancy has been an integral part of growing and shaping Cornerstone’s counseling ministry, and she finds great satisfaction in walking alongside others as they discover the truth of scripture and experience the transforming love of Christ in their lives. As Director of Counseling, Nancy provides counseling, facilitates the development of counselors, and schedules counseling services. As Office Manager, Nancy is the main point of contact for our offices and for scheduling use of our campus. Her other loves include music (especially hymns) and athletic pursuits including softball, volleyball, and stunt sword fighting.
Director of Finance
Sandy is a native Angeleno who grew up in Pasadena and now lives in Santa Monica with her husband Dennis and their son Aaron, along with two cats and a leopard gecko. As Director of Finance, Sandy directs the financial processes of our church through arranging timely bill pay, refunds, giving statements, and reporting. She has also helped to move many of our internal processes to more efficient and effective platforms. Her career in corporate finance as well as her experience running her own bookkeeping practice created a strong foundation for this role. Sandy feels truly blessed to use the skills acquired in her professional career to serve the Lord and the church in this capacity.
Pastoral Assistant and Graphic Designer
Amy is mom to Penn, Indie, and Cali, wife to Dan, and favorite person to Arthur, their dog. As our Pastoral Assistant, she coordinates the administrative needs of our elders, including scheduling, ordering, communication, and events. In this role, she provides essential organization and support in a way that frees the elders up to focus on the people of the church. Amy also serves as our in-house Graphic Designer, creating graphics for our services, programs, and other materials as needed. A former foster parent, Amy volunteers with CASA of Los Angeles and Seen & Heard, a non-profit organization working to help system-impacted youth through performance arts training. She is a member of our sister church, Cornerstone South Bay.
A Chicagoan by birth and a New Yorker by adoption, Nicole moved to Los Angeles in 2005. In the past couple of decades, she’s worn many hats both professionally and personally. Nicole started her career in book publishing, worked in entertainment marketing and at several cooking and food startups, and finished writing her first novel in 2020. She is also wife to Pastor Reggie (20 years as of November 2022!) and proud mom to Adina, Maya, and Sam. As Communications Coordinator, Nicole oversees the church’s communications channels including email, social media, and the website, and manages information timelines and distribution. Her goal is to create and manage communication for Cornerstone’s members and attendees that is clear, informative, and edifying.
Director of Worship
Originally from Portland, Oregon, Andy has a Bachelor of Music degree from Willamette University, as well as Masters' degrees in choral conducting and teaching. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in choral and sacred music at USC. In addition to serving in full-time ministry, Andy is an accomplished chef and has worked in restaurant kitchens in both Washington and Oregon. As the Director of Worship, Andy directs our Sunday musical worship experience through the arrangement of bands and music selection, guiding the congregation through the service liturgy with intentionality and passion, and even launching our first Cornerstone choir! In addition to music and cooking, Andy also enjoys camping and being in nature.
Service Coordinator and Media Producer
Born and raised in Tennessee, Adam moved to Los Angeles one month after marrying his wife, Mariana. He coordinates all of the technical logistics for Sunday services and special events, from equipping volunteer teams, to setting up systems for audio, video, and other visuals like slides. He also edits our media content, including but not limited to livestreams, conferences, and podcasts. Adam trains and schedules AV volunteers and makes sure that all of the equipment is maintained in order to foster an environment free of distractions from the gospel. He has played an integral role in streamlining some of our AV procedures and developing best practices for the future. His favorite hobby is playing board games with friends.
Joon was born in South Korea and grew up in Boulder, Colorado. He moved to Los Angeles for college and started attending Cornerstone in 2016. After working as a manager at Target for three years, he left to attend seminary to pursue a Master of Divinity degree. He met his wife, Allison, in 2018 and they got married in 2019. They have one beautiful daughter named Amalia. As the Pathways Coordinator, Joon coordinates the path people take from their initial visit to classes, community groups, and membership, and helps to facilitate all of the ways we welcome people to Cornerstone, both on a Sunday morning and beyond.
Director of Kids Ministries
Jeremy is a Los Angeles native and loves calling the Westside home again after spending 8 years living on the East Coast. He met his lovely wife, Kristen, while living in Virginia. Together they have fostered two baby girls, and are grateful for the opportunity God has given them to care for these little ones. As Director of Kids Ministries, Jeremy directs the teaching and discipleship of Cornerstone kids through prayer and the shaping and implementation of curriculum, teaching, small groups, and events. Rather than focusing primarily on childcare or entertainment, Jeremy looks to pursue children of all ages with the good news of the gospel, whether during children’s classes on Sunday mornings or through middle school Life Groups or our Cornerstone Kids Camp summer program.
Kids Ministries Coordinator
Allison grew up in Texas and moved to Los Angeles in 2017 to work in college student ministry. In 2019 she married her husband Joon and started attending Cornerstone. In 2021 she welcomed her daughter, Amalia, and began her position as Kids Ministries Coordinator. Working alongside Jeremy, Allison helps to implement the operational processes for kids classes, events, volunteers, and training. She works closely with our volunteers, tackling the complex logistics of multiple services and age groups, and helps ensure that all rooms are appropriately equipped with both volunteers and supplies. In her free time you can find her eating at all-you-can-eat sushi spots, playing with her dog Lola, or taking a nice walk on the beach.
Director of Facilities
Becky grew up in the San Fernando Valley, and has been living on the Westside for all of her adult life. After attending UCLA, she met her husband, Pastor Jose, and worked as an administrative assistant and then project engineer for a large commercial construction company before becoming a stay-at-home mom to her three children, Sara, Daniel and Michael. As Director of Facilities, Becky directs the contracts and schedules for all maintenance and construction needs at Cornerstone, bringing a tremendous amount of institutional knowledge to the role. Becky also works alongside Pastor José to coordinate the details for Sunday services for Cornerstone Español.
Edwin was born in Guatemala and came to the United States in 1982 for better opportunities. He has two grown daughters and four grandsons, and worked as a maintenance technician for 22 years before coming to Cornerstone. Edwin is our daytime janitor, and spends most of his time focused on cleaning and minor repairs. It is in large part thanks to his hard work that our facilities continue to be such a blessing to so many people within our church community and beyond.