STAFF

 
SENIOR PASTOR
Jeff Maynard
 
Jeff became a Christian at the age of 8 and was ordained into gospel ministry on February 24, 1991 at River Bend Baptist Church in New Bern, NC. He graduated from the University of South Carolina at Columbia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, and holds a Master’s of Divinity with Christian Education from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Before joining FBC in 2018, Jeff was the senior pastor at Newfound Baptist Church in Leicester. He has also served as the pastor of Little River Baptist Church and as a church planter among the amaXhosa people in South Africa.
 
Jeff has been married to Donna Webb since 1985. They are both musicians and play with the community bands in Brevard, Asheville, and Hendersonville; they also love to hike and spend time outdoors. Together, they have three grown children, Stephen, Emily, and Elizabeth.
 
 
ASSOCIATE PASTOR
FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES
Tony Ladley
 
Tony committed his life to Christ in 1998 and to Christian Ministry in 2009. He received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Ministry Studies from The Baptist College of Florida in 2014 and served as Youth Minister at Bethel Baptist Church while in school. He  served as Youth and Family Minister in Lexington, N.C. before joining the staff at First Baptist Church in 2016.
 
Tony married his high school sweetheart Deanna Ladley in June of 1992. They have 5 children: Emily who is married to Andy McCall, Jacob, Molly, Trey, and Jasmine. Tony loves all sports, hiking, biking with his family and friends, and anything that has to do with the Florida Gators.
 
 
Paul Smith
 
 
 
(W.E.E. SCHOOL) DIRECTOR
Diane Brown
 
Martha King
 
Sherry Smith
 
 
 
FACILITIES MANAGER
Jeff Lance
 
 
CUSTODIAL SERVICES
Denise Wynn