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Staff

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Lead Pastor

Aaron Tredway

Aaron became Fellowship's Lead Pastor in July 2017. After his graduation from California State University, Stanislaus, in 1998, he played soccer in the top professional leagues throughout North America, Africa, and Asia. Before joining Fellowship's Staff, he spent 13 years ministering with Ambassadors Football, and obtained a Doctorate of Ministry from Liberty University. He and his wife, Ginny, were married in 2011. They have one son – Noah.

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Executive Pastor | Operations

George Franco

George lives in NC and runs his own trucking company. The Executive Team and Elders value his wisdom as he has led staff and operations at multiple multi-site churches. George & Tara love spending time with their children and grandchildren.

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Executive Pastor | Finance

Mark Whitham

Mark has been a member at Fellowship since 2003 and joined our staff in 2020. He retired from his career in banking in 2016 and feels truly blessed to serve in his role at Fellowship. Mark has two adult children - Wesley and Molly – and is engaged to marry Sue Mannarino.

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Care and Associate Campus Pastor | Chagrin

Don Morris

Don attended Word of Life Bible Institute and Practical Bible Trainings School (now Davis College) both in New York, where he met his wife, Cindy. Happily married since 1983, they have two adult children. He served his home church as Associate/Youth Pastor Senior Pastor before Bethlehem was adopted by Fellowship in 2021. He has a heart for God’s Word, evangelism, and seeing people grow in their Christian walk. Pastor Don’s hobbies include bicycling, fishing, smoking meats, and adventuring with his grandchildren.

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Campus Pastor | Hudson

Dustin Keele

Dustin has served in the local church for two decades in just about every area imaginable, such as media, worship, small groups, and pastoral care. Dustin and his wife Kim moved to Cleveland in November of 2022, and he joined our staff to serve the Hudson campus. He’s passionate about studying the Scriptures, encouraging others, and helping people grow in their faith. He and Kim are the sleep-deprived parents of their newborn son, Harvey.

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Associate Campus Pastor | Hudson

Andrew Pfeifer

Andrew & Kimberly were the founding couple of our Hudson campus. For two years, they prayed for Hudson and hosted Sunday services in their home. Andrew joined staff as a volunteer in 2024. Andrew & Kimberly have two daughters: Priya and Olivine.

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Teaching Pastor

Ben Good

Ben joined Fellowship in 2020, relocating from St. Louis where he was on staff at Elevation Church. Ben loves to travel, work out, read, listen to podcasts, play basketball, and spend time with his family who are located in St. Louis, Park City & Dallas. Ben has 15+ years of experience in design, software development, and leadership in the corporate world. Ben and Bethany were married in 2022. “My life goal is to introduce and/or re-introduce as many people to Jesus as I can”. Matthew 6:33

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Worship Leader | Orange

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan has been a worship leader for over 25 years; he joined staff in 2022. His passion is developing worship leaders and musicians to lead God's people into His presence. He is also a professional political photographer. Jonathan is married to Kylie and they have four wonderful children.

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Operations Director | Creative

Kim Keele

Kim joined Staff in 2023 after moving to Cleveland with Dustin. 

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Love Your Neighbor Director

Aime McGinnis

Aime graduated from Cedarville University with a BA in Bible/Christian Education. She and her husband, Joe (Executive Pastor) have served in full-time ministry for 20+ years and joined Fellowship in 2011. She is passionate about marriage/family, health/fitness, and orphan care/adoption. She and Joe have 6 children, a boxer named Jasmine and a bulldog named Mile, one grandson (Joseph) and another on the way.

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Executive Assistant | Ministries

Delene Kirtland

Delene is a transplant from the Chicagoland area where she served at Western Springs Baptist Church. She has enjoyed employing her spiritual gifts of administration, helps and encouragement at Fellowship for 19 years, currently. She and her husband Kirt have two adult children.

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Events Coordinator

Kristin Brice

Kristin became a member of Fellowship City Church in 2021 and joined our staff in 2022. She brings 15+ years of experience working in church events and administration to our team. Kristin is married to Chris Brice and they have 4 daughters-Lili, Bella, Zoe and Emma.

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Kids Coordinator | Chagrin

Allison Lowe

Allison joined staff in 2022. She was a teacher for 7 years until she decided she wanted to do part-time work so she could be at home with her children. She is excited to use her Education degree at Fellowship to bring Him glory. She and her husband Josh have attended Fellowship for 6+ years and have three children: Nora, Thomas, and Henry.

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Connections Assistant

Jill Mlakar

Jill joined staff in 2023 and helps with Connections as well as general office duties. She and her husband Rick have attended Fellowship for 10+ years.

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Custodian

Linda Derecskey

Linda is a founding member of Fellowship. She joined Fellowship's custodial staff in 1999 and has volunteered in many capacities over the years, including teaching Sunday school, serving in Pioneer Clubs, and being on the Facility Team. A graduate of Kenston, she and her husband Ron were married in 1960. They have four children: Chris (deceased), Dan, Jill, and David, and many grandchildren.

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Custodian

Meredith Bennington

Meredith has been a member at Fellowship since 2013. She has three children - Mackenzie, Joseph, and Deborah.

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Executive Pastor | Culture

David Chittock

David founded his own business – Incentra, Inc. – over 25 years ago. He joined Fellowship’s staff as a volunteer in 2024 and has served multiple terms as an Elder. Dave & Linda have have three adult sons (Kendrick, Cameron, and Connor), two adult "sons" from Kenya (Wahinya and Kimani) and three grandchildren. They run ASPIRE Globally, a non-profit that provides faith, education, and sports for kids in Kenya. In his spare time, David loves fly fishing, reading, and spending time with his family.

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Executive Pastor | Ministries

Joe McGinnis

Joe joined Fellowship Staff in 2011. He has a BA in Bible/Missions from Cedarville University and an MA in Marriage & Family Therapy from Liberty University. Joe has a passion for learning and growing himself and helping leaders to be effective ministers. He and his wife, Aime, have six children - Nadia, Geneva, Elana, Jay, Jada, and Danny – one grandson, and another on the way!

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Connections Pastor

Margo Most

Margo has been on staff at Fellowship since 2010. She is passionate about meeting people where they are and helping them grow in their faith and connect here at Fellowship. Margo grew up in Chagrin Falls and at Fellowship. She and her husband, Gary, have three adult daughters - Madison, Sarah, and Hannah.

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Campus Pastor | Orange

Anthony Alioto

Anthony joined Fellowship staff in April of 2021. He and his wife Hannah have been married since 2016 and have two children, Cooper and Cameron. Anthony graduated from Ohio Christian University, with degrees in Organizational Leadership and Church Multiplication. He grew up on the East Side of Cleveland, in Mayfield.

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Associate Campus Pastor | Orange

Anicet Kouekam

Anicet joined Fellowship's staff as volunteer Associate Campus Pastor in 2023. 

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Internship Pastor

Jeff Davidson

Jeff came to Fellowship with a backdrop of 20+ years of youth ministry experience. In 2013, he started a non-profit called Lastleaf, which encompasses family, community, and missions. Jeff has led teams to countries in Central America, South America, Europe, and the Middle East. He desires to disciple students/families at home and around the world. He and his wife Amber have been married for 20+ years and have three daughters – Summer, Jailyn, and Brooke.

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Worship Pastor | Chagrin

Brian Johnson

Brian has led worship for churches and conferences throughout the US. After competing on season 8 of The Voice, Brian was able to travel and share his story and the gospel through worship. He is a husband to his high school sweetheart, Kellie, and father to two boys, Ryland & Elliot. He graduated from Cedarville University with a degree in Communications and Worship Ministries. He is not good at Super Smash Bros. but enjoys it very much!

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Operations Director | Campus Development

Megan Rossman

Megan is happy to be back at Fellowship! She has been a member since 2019, bounced back and forth between here and St. Louis, but officially re-joined our staff in May of 2022. Megan has a heart to serve, is always up for an adventure, and loves running, watching football and movies, and spending time with her family and friends.

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Human Resources Director

Valerie Aiken

Valerie graduated from Cedarville with a degree in Public Administration and joined Fellowship's staff in 1988. Over the years she has served as secretary, Office Manager, and Human Resources Director.

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Creative Lead

Ashley Owen

Oriiginally from the UK, Ashley was a member at our sister church, Bridge Community Church, in England, volunteering in youth and on the worship team. He interned at Fellowship in 2019 and is now on staff as our Creative Lead. He has a BA in Graphic Design, and loves "football" (soccer), photography, and golf.

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Finance Assistant

Cindy Morris

Cindy served on Staff at Bethlehem Baptist Church before the church was adopted by Fellowship. She and Don met while attending Practical Bible College (now Davis College). They have two adult children and three grandchildren.

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Kids Coordinator | Orange

Stephanie Claros

Stephanie grew up worshipping and serving at Bethlehem Baptist Church until its merger with Fellowship City. She is excited to pour into the lives of the children, parents, and kids team members each week. She and Juan Carlos have two children: Santiago and Julissa.

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Worship Coordinator

Jennifer Tompkins

Jennifer started attending Fellowship and serving on the worship team in 2015 after she and her husband, Adam, were married. She has always had a love for music and has been singing her whole life. After teaching for nine years, she changed careers and joined Fellowship staff. She and Adam have three children: Isaac, Grace, and Lydia.

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Facilities Manager

Rene Guerra

Rene has been around Fellowship for almost 20 years. He and his wife, Sheryl, have served in multiple capacities over the years. Rene joined staff in 2021.

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Custodian

Ron Derecskey

Ron is a founding member of Fellowship and our original Financial Secretary. He joined staff in 1999 and has served in many capacities over the years. A graduate of Kenston, he and his wife Linda were married in 1960. They have four children: Chris (deceased), Dan, Jill, and David, and many grandchildren.

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