Corporate Wellness Strategic Initiative

Corporate Wellness Strategic Initiative

MarketPlace Chaplains

MarketPlace Chaplains

Neglect or Real Help?

Neglect or Real Help?

A Chaplains Presence

A Chaplains Presence

Benefit of Chaplain Program

Benefit of Chaplain Program

NBC Nightly News

NBC Nightly News

Recent News

Our Experienced, Trained, Called and Professional Chaplains Make the Difference!

Chaplain Rick Cooper

Chaplain Rick Cooper

Rick Cooper

  • Electrical Engineering Degree, Prairie View A&M
  • Masters, Christian Education, DTS, Doctoral Candidate
  • Flight Testing F-16’s
Tera McFarlane

Chaplain Tera McFarland

Tera McFarland

  • BBA, Accounting
  • Masters, DTS
  • Professional Marital and Family Counseling Background

Chaplain Nathan Tran

Client Service Leader

Lawrenceville, GA

Business career background: 8 years as a graphic designer

  • CPCC – Graphic Design
  • Boyce College – Evangelism & Church Growth
  • Southern Baptist Theological seminary – MDiv, Church Growth

Serving with Marketplace since March 2012

2 years as a Youth Pastor; church planter

At age 11, came to the States with his family from Vietnam on a pirate ship; made vow with God that if they made it safely, he would serve Him forever!


Chaplain Charlotte Turner

Division Director, Dallas

Tyler, TX

Professional background in corporate management and law enforcement

  • San Jacinto College – BA
  • East Texas Police Academy – Licensed Police Officer
  • Columbia Intnl Univ/Bible College & Seminary – Missiological Studies

Serving with Marketplace since December 2005, Division Director

Long term overseas missionary in East Africa and Russia

Honored as 2012 Chaplain of the Year at Marketplace Chaplains USA


Chaplain Terry Nettleton

Chaplain Team Leader

Allen, TX

Professional background: Elementary school teacher; Sales Associate at Neiman Marcus

  •  Bethany College – BA, Elementary Education
  • Dallas Theological Seminary – Masters, Christian Education
  • University of Pittsburg – various graduate courses

Serving with Marketplace since January 2008

Pastoral Care/Pastoral Counseling team member at Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, TX

Amazing ability to connect with women in the workplace; nominated as 2012 Chaplain of the Year at Marketplace Chaplains USA


Chaplain David Vernon

Valencia, CA

Business career background: President/CEO Data MicroImaging since 1982

  • Cal State Fullerton – BA, Political Science
  • Fuller Theological Seminary – MDiv

Serving with Marketplace since February 2008; Chaplain of the Year 2011

Ordained Elder; Spiritual Director; 25 years in Youth Ministry

Served on BOD for Family Promise (ministry to homeless children & their families); married 35 years


Chaplain Gloria Vives

Los Angeles, CA

Professional background: former Non-Sworn Police Investigator; Real Estate Agent; Business Manager; Disaster Counselor

  • University of San Francisco

Serving with Marketplace since May 2011

Ordained Elder at Bel Air Presbyterian Church; Hollywood Prayer Partner Coordinator; Certified Spiritual Director

An Actor in Commercials for JC Penny, CNN, Toyota, Kaiser Permanente, E-Trade, Nokia, MasterCard, Proctor & Gamble; has had two golf holes-in-one in her lifetime


Chaplain Michael Shaw

Team Leader

Oxnard, CA

Business career background: Owner of two companies – Coaching Software Solutions, and CSC Enterprises

  •  University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Serving with Marketplace since May 2007

Associate Pastor, Calvary Chapel in Rowland Heights, CA; taught Adult Bible Classes

First Youth Football Coach selected to the Coach’s Hall of Fame; coached football for 36 years; married 44 years.


Chaplain Victor Alfaro

Yorba Linda, CA

Professional background: Lawyer – Lima, Peru

  • Univ San Martin Porres – Law & Human Resources
  • Graduate – Association of Christian Alcohol & Drug Counselors Institute
  • Louisian Baptist University – MA, Biblical Studies

Serving with Marketplace since August 2011

Associate Pastor


Chaplain Wes Sullivan

Area Team Leader

Long Beach, CA

Professional background: Principal of an elementary school; wedding photographer; on BOD of Chamber of Commerce; served in Vietnam & Gulf Wars (US Army & Air Force)

  • Northwest Nazarene University – BA
  • Nazarene Theological Seminary – Mdiv.
  • American Theological Seminary – Th.D.

Serving with Marketplace since March 2005

Career US Army Chaplain; Police & Hospital Chaplain; Pastor of four churches (one of which he began from a Bible Study group)

Married 35 years to first wife (lost to ovarian cancer); married 12 years to current wife; has tried and failed to learn Latin, French, Greek and Spanish languages!

Chaplain Rick Cooper
Tera McFarlane

What's new?

Worklife Growth Series

WLGS - Logo

MyChap App

mychap app