Dr. Steve Schibsted, Senior Pastor

Phone: (510) 547-5700 ext. 106
Email: sschibsted@piedmontchurch.org

Steve joined the staff of Piedmont Community Church on January 1, 2021 as Transitional Pastor and was elected Senior Pastor by the congregation on March 6, 2022. He and his wife, Leslie, have a home in Upper Rockridge. They have two adult children – a daughter residing in the Bay Area and a son currently living in Idaho.

He is an ordained Presbyterian Minister, receiving his Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1991, and his Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary in 2001. He received Interim Pastor Training in 2017.

Dr. Don Ashburn, Associate Pastor

Phone: (510) 547-5700 ext. 105
Email: don@piedmontchurch.org

Don came to Piedmont Community Church in 2003. Originally from the Washington DC area, he grew up in La Jolla, a suburb of San Diego.
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Rev. Scott Kail, Student Pastor

Phone: (510) 547-5700 ext. 110
Email: scott@piedmontchurch.org

Scott has served as the Pastor to Students at Piedmont Church since 2002. After 28 years of Ministry to students, his passion is still to provide an environment where they can feel apart of something exciting
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Leslie Quantz, Director of Children's Ministries

Phone: (510) 547-5700 ext. 109
Email: leslie@piedmontchurch.org

Leslie was born in Berkeley California. She grew up in Redwood City and attended the First Congregational Church, singing (believe it or not) in the Children’s Choir. 
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Dr. Stephen Main, Minister of Music

Phone: (510) 547-5700 ext. 107
Email: steve@piedmontchurch.org

Born and raised in New York City, Stephen Main has music in his blood: his mother taught piano and his father, Tom Main, was a professional jazz trombonist with Si Zentner’s band in the 60s.
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Rev. Dottie Hutch, Visitation Pastor

Phone: (203) 500-9097 or 547-5700 ext. 103
Email: dottie@piedmontchurch.org

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Toni Fischer, Business/Financial Manager

Phone: (510) 547-5700 ext. 102
Email: toni@piedmontchurch.org

Michael Barber, Director of Communications

Phone: (510) 547-5700 ext. 104
Email: michael@piedmontchurch.org

Michael is originally from Columbus, Ohio. He moved to The Bay Area in October of 2017 to join the staff of Piedmont Church. His mission is to use all forms of media to connect members and the wider community to the church’s unique message of God’s unconditional love and grace for all. He lives in Benicia with his wife, Vicki and Italian Greyhound, Chloe.

Kerry Persichitte, Director, NextGen Ministry & Community Engagement

Phone: (510) 547-5700 ext. 121

Email: kerry@piedmontchurch.org

Kerry is passionate about helping the next generation come to know Jesus and experience life change through Him.  Before joining the Piedmont Community Church staff, Kerry has served in a wide variety of roles in churches across the U.S. including Willow Creek Community Church, Liquid Church, Menlo Church, and, most recently, at burlpres in Burlingame, CA where she served at NextGen Lead and Brand Experience Director.  She loves spending time with her three grown children- Courtney, Dominic, and Cassidy.  When she’s not working, you can find her hiking the local trails, walking her pups, reading or traveling.

Mariana Navarrete, Operations Coordinator

Phone: (510) 547-5700 ext. 114

Email: mariana@piedmontchurch.org

As a native of the Bay Area, I bring a diverse background in technology and art to the community. What has inspired me to become a part of the Piedmont Community Church’s staff is the evident commitment to collaboration and teamwork that each staff member shares. I am thrilled to learn about the community and the people within it while also contributing to the church’s dynamic projects and enriching services. I look forward to connecting with parishioners while also helping nurture and foster the growth of the church and its community.

Carol Leslie, Event Sales Coordinator

Phone: (510) 654-5125
Email: eventswow@aol.com

Jay Foreman, Assistant Property Manager

Phone: (510) 547-5700
Email: jay@piedmontchurch.org