Davidson Staff

Director

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Palmer Trice, MDIV
Founder & Director Main Office in Charlotte, NC

Palmer Trice founded The Barnabas Center in 1989 and serves today as its Director. He leads the proactive side of the ministry, using his teaching, training and mentoring gifts to take the hope of the gospel into the community in general and the local church in particular. Prior to founding The Barnabas Center, Palmer spent 10 years on staff with Young Life and also served as minister of discipleship at a church in Charlotte.

Palmer is an ordained Presbyterian minister and graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He received his bachelor’s degree in history from Washington and Lee University. Palmer is married to Lynne, has three children and has been in Charlotte since 1979. In his spare time, he enjoys golf, tennis, walking and reading.

Counseling Staff

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Development Staff

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Jeremy White
Director of Ministry Operations

Jeremy White has joined The Barnabas Center in a consulting capacity before transitioning into a full-time role this fall. He will increasingly oversee the financial/operational side of Barnabas internally and add another outward facing voice for encouraging Gospel hope to the community. He is currently Executive Director at Camp Lurecrest, a non-denominational summer camp/retreat ministry that runs Christian youth camps in Lake Lure, NC.  Prior to joining Lurecrest in 2006, Jeremy spent eleven years with CPA firms Arthur Andersen and Grant Thornton in transaction and international tax consulting. Raised in Dallas, TX, he holds a bachelor degree in accounting from Furman University. And part of his journey included two years pursuing outdoor ministry through instructor training with NC Outward Bound School and studying part-time, without degree, at Reformed Theological Seminary. Jeremy and his wife Lindsay have three sons under age twelve – Keller, Coleman, and Porter. He loves all things outdoors and playing soccer with his boys.

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Jamie Swartzendruber
Special Projects Manager Main Office in Charlotte, NC1

As the Special Projects Manager, Jamie Swartzendruber is the primary staff person responsible for the organization of all events for Barnabas as well as handling our marketing, communications, and online presence. She oversees the details for groups and seminars we offer and is involved in coordinating logistics for the Development Team in our office.

Prior to joining the team at Barnabas, Jamie planned events for a variety of organizations, including EMI Christian Music Group, Big Events, Inc., Major League Baseball Alumni Association, Blood:Water Mission and The ONE Campaign, among others. She is excited to serve The Barnabas Center with her creative approach and organizational skills.

Jamie holds a BA in Sociology and Religion from Emory University. She has been married to Jay since 2001.

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CC Schott
Women’s Director of Community Discipleship Main Office in Charlotte, NC20

CC Schott is the Women’s Director of Community Discipleship, a recent addition in the Vision 2020 initiative. In this role, CC “takes Barnabas to the streets” by equipping the community to offer Christ to their friends in struggle.  Prior to joining the team at Barnabas, CC served as the Local Ministry Coordinator for Project 658, a Charlotte ministry reaching refugees. Before that, she was on the Young Life staff for 8 years which is how she landed in Charlotte in 2002.

CC holds a BFA in Interior Design from Winthrop University. She has studied under Larry Crabb, garnering tools through Larry’s School of Spiritual Direction. CC is married to Mike and they have a young son, Wally.

Support Staff

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Sarah Moseley
Client Coordinator Main Office1

Sarah is the newest addition to The Barnabas Center staff.   As the Client Coordinator, she serves as a warm welcome to our clients when they come in.  She also answers phone calls and handles appointment scheduling.  Sarah is thrilled to be a part of our team, as she is working toward her Masters in Christian Counseling at Gordon-Conwell and considers it her dream job to work in an environment that will help her grow as a future counselor.

Sarah earned her Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations at Auburn University (the best school in the nation… whether that’s opinion or fact is yet to be discovered…).  She spent a year after graduation in East Asia with Campus Crusade.

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Denise Lindberg
Business Administrator Main Office in Charlotte, NC2

Denise Lindberg serves as our Business Administrator, and has been with The Barnabas Center since 2007. As Business Administrator, Denise oversees the financial, human resources, and business operations.

Prior to joining the team at Barnabas, Denise served as financial administrator for several non-profits where she developed a passion for assisting non-profits in running effectively and efficiently.

 

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Cinda Hutchinson
Administrative Coordinator- Data Specialist Main Office in Charlotte, NC3

Cinda Hutchinson is the Administrative Coordinator & Data Specialist for The Barnabas Center. As Administrative Coordinator, Cinda manages the office environment and front desk coverage, assists the counseling and ministry staff with new and ongoing needs, oversees all scholarship processes and payments and works in conjunction with other administrative staff to ensure ministry operations run smoothly and efficiently.  As Data Specialist she manages our donor data, produces donor reports, and assists with grant proposals.

 

Prior to joining the team at Barnabas, Cinda served as an administrative assistant at Christ Covenant responsible for managing the front office, facilities, and providing administrative support to the Missions department. Cinda developed a passion for helping others as she worked with missionaries at her church and served in various volunteer positions with other Christian organizations.

 

Cinda holds a BA from University of Illinois. She is married to Michael and they have two sons.