Davidson Staff

Director

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Clyde Godwin, MAR
Director of The Barnabas Center – Triad Triad, NC Office1

Since completing seminary in 1979, Clyde has ministered on college campuses, in church planting and re-planting, leading a missions organization, and as a senior pastor. He recently completed 10 wonderful years pastoring at Hope Church, Winston-Salem. He is very excited about bringing the core values and mission of The Barnabas Center to the Triad area.

Clyde is an ordained Presbyterian minister and graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA. He received his bachelor’s degree in religion at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC. In 2017, he completed a 2-year certificate program at the Soul Care Institute in Divide, CO. He is married to Valerie and they have 3 married children and 4 grandchildren. Clyde enjoys golf, reading, movies and being ‘Papa!’

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Lisa Ould, LPC
Director of The Barnabas Center – Richmond Richmond, VA Office7

Lisa Ould joined The Barnabas Center in 2000 and has worked with individuals, couples and families in a variety of mentoring and counseling capacities. Lisa passionately desires the church to be better equipped to care for its people. After many years of ministry in Charlotte, Lisa moved to Richmond, VA, and subsequently began The Barnabas Center-Richmond in 2009.

Although she began formal counseling in 1997, Lisa has been in ministry since the late 1980s, volunteering with adolescents and their families through the ministry of Young Life and working for several churches. Lisa is a nationally certified licensed professional counselor (LPC), holds a master’s degree in counseling (marriage and family therapy concentration) from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and a bachelor’s degree in retail management from Hood College. She is married to Nelson who is a pastor in Richmond, and they have one daughter. Lisa finds joy in partnering with Nelson in ministry through Barnabas and Community West Church. In her spare time she loves to swim, take long walks, and be with her family, friends and dog anywhere that involves the outdoors and coffee.

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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.

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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 serves as the Client Coordinator, she is a warm welcome to our clients when they come in.  She also answers phone calls and handles appointment scheduling.  Sarah is in her third year of graduate school at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, working towards her Masters in Christian Counseling.

Sarah earned her Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations at Auburn University. 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.