Staff Leadership at Central

Cal Jernigan

Lead Pastor

Paul Carpenter

Executive Pastor - Weekend Arts & Family

Becky Thompson

Executive Pastor – Outreach Team

Joe Platania

Executive Pastor of Campuses and Human Resources

Michele Anderson


Jon Moton

Gilbert Campus Pastor

Dean Kuest

Glendale Campus Pastor

Clayton Eddleman

Mesa Campus Pastor

Eric Ehmann

Queen Creek Campus Pastor

Kate Nazari

Tempe Campus Pastor

Jordan Rowan

Creative Arts Pastor

Sonia Kuppinger

Technology and Innovation Director

Julie Bean

Communications Director

Alaina Zies

Lead Children's Pastor

Dave Briggs

Enrich Director

Dakota McGrath

Worship Pastor

Joe DiMercurio

Production Director

Zach Davies

Lead Pastor of Groups