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Chaplain Rick Cooper

Rick Cooper

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

Chaplain Tera McFarland

Tera McFarland

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

Chaplain Charlotte Turner

Company Care Leader

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 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 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

Railroad Chaplain

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 Manuel Longoria, Jr.

Houston, TX

Business career background: Newspaper writer; high school Spanish teacher; Bilingual Communications Consultant; Caseworker for TX Department of Human Services

  • Texas A&M University, College Station – Communications/Journalism
  • Wayland Baptist University – Religion

Serving with Marketplace since October 2012

23 years pastoral ministry experience as a Senior Pastor, Associate Pastor, church planter and Associate Director of Mission for Lubbock Baptist Association

Native Texan who loves the Lord and loves people!

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