Everence leadership

Everence has more than 400 staff and advisors around the country, and more than 1,500 volunteer advocates serving in congregations. 

Guiding their work is our Everence Senior Leadership Team, Everence Board of Directors and Affiliate Boards.

Ken Hochstetler, Everence President and CEO
Photo by John Tirotta

vision and values

Everence Senior Leadership Team

Ken Hochstetler-CEO

Ken Hochstetler

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jim Alvarez-CFO

Jim Alvarez

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President


Eunice Culp, SPHR®, SHRM-SCP

Vice President, Human

Rod Diller

Senior Vice President, Sales and Distribution


William Hartman III, J.D.

Vice President, Organization and Congregation Services

W. Kent Hartzler

President/CEO, Everence Federal Credit Union


Julie Hertzler

Vice President, Innovation and Project Management

Chad Horning, CFA®

Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President


Madalyn Metzger

Vice President, Marketing

mission oversight

Everence Board of Directors

Nicole Francisco Bailey

Hampton, Virginia 

Executive Director, Calvary Community Church

Paris Ball-Miller

Goshen, Indiana 

President, Troyer Foods

Katelyn Leichty

Katelyn Leichty

Goshen, Indiana

CPA Senior Manager, Crowe

Emerson Lesher

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

President, Anabaptist Providers Group; Senior Vice President, Mennonite Health Services

James Miller

Sarasota, Florida

CEO, JMX Brands

Kirby Miller

Irwin, Ohio

Accountant, Frontier Inc.

Larry Nikkel

Wichita, Kansas

President emeritus, Tabor College

D. Duane Oswald, Chair

Fresno, California

President and CEO, Oswald Associates Inc.

Jaime Rodriguez

Fresno, California

Chief Financial Officer, Kings View

Sandra Vielman

Goshen, Indiana

ENL collaborator, Goshen High School; Patient advocate and community liaison, Center for Healing & Hope

Donna Voth

Topeka, Kansas

Retired general counsel, Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission

Jessica Yoder

Portland, Oregon

Audit manager, McDonald Jacobs

collaborative direction

Everence Affiliate Boards

Collaborative team meeting

Everence Affiliate Boards

In addition to our Board of Directors, certain Everence product and service areas are overseen by their own affiliate boards. These include:

  • Church Benefits Board and Mennonite Retirement Trust
  • Everence Federal Credit Union
  • Everence Trust Company
  • Praxis Mutual Funds®

Meet our affiliate boards (PDF)