Our Board of Directors

robert collins Robert G. Collins, CFA currently serves as President of the National Christian Foundation Tampa Bay. He was appointed  Executive Director and CEO in June 2004. He brings a valuable set of gifts, abilities and experience from his background in the financial services industry. He is results-oriented and knowledgeable in teamwork and the disciplines and dynamics of the marketplace. Mr. Collins has had a successful 17-year career in diverse areas of financial services, most notably in investment management with Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He also has a heart for missions, having made several trips to Costa Rica and Haiti, where he helped to establish Vision of Hope Ministries. Mr. Collins and his wife, Tricia, have five children ranging from ages 13 to 20. They are part of an exciting new church movement called The Underground Network and are active in their mico-church ministry.

 

gibbs wilson

Gibbs Wilson, Jr. currently serves as the National Christian Foundation Tampa Bay Board Chair. He is a fourth generation Tampa native who attended Mitchell, Wilson, H.B. Plant High (where he played on the State Championship Tennis Team), Emory University (where he played on varsity tennis team), and the University of South Florida, where he earned B.S. and a B.A. Degrees. He is married to Lori Wilson, who has served as CFO for Alpha-Omega Title since 2001. Lori and Gibbs have twin 13 yr. old boys, Andrew & Zachary. Mr. Wilson in October of 2016 sold his award-winning company, Alpha-Omega Title Insurance Agency, to First American Title, a national Fortune 100 Best Places to Work company.  Gibbs and Lori continue to work at First American Title, along with his wonderful family of team members. Gibbs also serves on the board of Florida Land Title Association in which he most recently served as Chairman of the Agents Section. Mr. Wilson and his family attend Westtown Church, where Gibbs serves as an Elder. On the first Saturday of each year, Gibbs has hosted "Seeking God 1st in the New Year + Goal Setting" for men and women. Resource speakers have been Bob Collins, Ed & Becky Kobel, Dave Dunkel, Tom Wolf, Buck Jacobs and others. The focus of the annual event is to Seek God 1st in every aspect of life. Gibbs also has a passion for missions and has traveled to Russia, Cuba, Guatemala, Brazil and Sudan to share God's love with others.

 

jay fechtelJay Fechtel, III is the founder and CEO of The Fechtel Company, a design-build firm specializing in custom, high-end residential and light commercial construction projects with recognized artistry, craftsmanship and cutting edge energy-efficient technologies.   Mr. Fechtel is also a founder and the CEO of Olive Tree Energy, a renewable energy technology company, which licenses technology to manufacturers, manufactures products for sale and provides turnkey energy saving solutions for building owners.  He and his wife, Terri, have been married for over 22 years and have four children. 

 

Kris Hartland

Kristine Hartland CFP, CFS, CEBS, EA President of Trust Services - Author of FAMILYnomics - Associate Business Consultant of Jambalaya Group

Kristine has a passion for helping others effectively align their resources with their mission and maximize the impact of their assets for their family, future generations and the world around them. She has more than 25 years of professional experience in the areas of wealth planning, estate settlement assistance, personal finance, investments, insurance and tax planning. Kris is President of Trust Services, which provides tax and business services. She volunteers in her community as a board member for the National Christian Foundation of Tampa Bay, Past President of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Tampa Bay, Past President of Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast, member of the Pinellas County Estate Planning Council and as a member of Kingdom Advisors. Kris has written several articles and books, including FAMILYnomics. Outside the office, Kris enjoys long distance running, cycling, reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband, Bob, their three daughters, six grandchildren and all the rest of her family and friends.

 

 

chris peifer

Chris Peifer is the founder and CEO of the APF Foundation, a Founding Director of Bay Cities Bank, and a Director of The Idlewild Foundation. Since 1988, he and his wife, Susan, have been active members of Idlewild Baptist Church. They have three children and ten grandchildren. Mr. Peifer served on the Board of The Christian Embassy in Washington DC, Tampa’s Metropolitan Ministries, is a past president of The CEO Council and served as a Board Chair of Tampa Preparatory School.  He was also a board member of Nasdaq member firm, Medical Manager prior to its merger with WebMD. He has been an early-stage investor in various enterprises, including National Medical, SOE Software, iLiant, Primesource, and EESCO. Mr. Peifer holds a BA from Denison University and an MBA from Northwestern University.

 

 

roger sandberg

Chris Holdorf is CEO of National Christian Foundation and has a diverse background of ministry and corporate experience, including senior executive roles at Arthur Andersen & Co., Contel Corporation, GTE, and Southern Electric International. Most recently, he served as senior pastor at the 1,500-member Oak Hill Baptist Church in Griffin, Georgia, and prior to that as executive pastor at First Redeemer Church in Cumming, Georgia, where he was instrumental in leading the church’s growth from 90 people at its inception in 1996 to over 4,200 members. Chris holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Masters of Accountancy from the University of Georgia, a Masters of Arts in Theology from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, and an honorary Doctor of Divinity from Emmanuel Theological Seminary in Kota, India. He is also pursuing a Doctor of Strategic Leadership from Regent University. Chris is a frequent speaker to business groups and consultant concerning strategy and organizational vision, and he currently serves on the Boards of Directors for numerous charitable and civic organizations. He and his wife Lynn have been married for thirty-six years, and they have two grown children (Christopher and Emily) and one grandson (Colton).

 

DominicSputo

Dominic Sputo is a pastor at Lakeshore Bible Church in Tampa, Florida. Dominic is also the founder of Mute No More, a ministry dedicated to serving the persecuted body of Christ.  ?He is also a software industry executive and serves on the board of directors of The National Christian Foundation – Tampa Bay and Tampa Muslim Outreach.   Dominic lives in Florida with his wife and has two adult children and two grandchildren.

 

 

 

 

Brent

Brent Whitehead is the president of Whitehead Construction, Inc. a design/build construction company specializing in large custom Gulf front residences.  He is a fifth generation Florida resident and third generation builder with degrees in structural & industrial engineering and architecture.   Brent married his beautiful bride, Kendra in 1985 and they have 3 children.  He is co-founder of Love Serves International / A.A.V.I. a large mission organization reaching, for the past 30 years, hearts for Christ in the Dominican Republic.

 


Lina Treleaven

Lina Treleavan is a retired Registered Nurse, having worked in a variety of  areas including ICU, Cardiovascular Care, Infection Control, and Quality Assurance.  She has a BS in Health Science Administration from the University of Houston Clear Lake and a nursing degree from George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario.  She served on several boards while living in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Currently she serves on the board of 100 Shares Tampa Bay, NCF, and also a member of the Patient Family Advisory Council of Morton Plant Hospital.  She is Nurse Volunteer at Morton Plant Hospital and also a patient visitor for the Chaplain’s office.   She has been a leader of, or participant in, more than 25 international mission trips for a variety of secular and religious organizations.  Lina and her husband, Carl, have been married for 35 years; they have two adult children and one grand dog.  Lina and Carl are members of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Seminole. 

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