Administrative Staff 

Ashley Chandler

Ashley Chandler

Ministry Support Associate

Bio coming soon! 

ashley@fbcgso.org  |  ext. 121

Anita Cranford

Anita Cranford

Media Librarian

Anita joined the staff of First Baptist as Church Media Librarian in February 2019. She is a long-time member of First Baptist Church serving as a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher and has also worked in the Weekday Preschool for many years. She is a graduate of UNCG with a BS in Child Development and a Master of Education in Early Childhood Education. She also received her Library Certification from UNCG. She is a retired School Librarian from Guilford County Schools. When not at work or at church, she can be found at home reading and hanging out with her pups, Sunny and Max. Anita has four children who grew up at First Baptist. Emily, a French professor at Augustana College, Wes who works in technology in New York City and will marry Natasha in May of 2019. Casey is a musician who plays and tours with a band in the US. Abby lives in Greensboro and manages Cheesecakes by Alex, and will be married to Clay in 2020. She loves the people at First Baptist and claims it as her home.

Anita@fbcgso.org  |  ext. 104

Autumn Culbreth

Autumn Culbreth

Weekday Preschool Director

Autumn began working with the First Baptist Weekday Preschool as a lead teacher and transitioned to serve as Interim Director. She was named the permanent Weekday Preschool Director in March 2019 and in her role leads a group of teachers in providing daily care for children ages 6 weeks to five years. She helps staff provide a loving, safe environment for children to grow and learn, while also promoting their spiritual growth. She sees it her role to not only support the children but also their families in navigating these formative years. She is a double graduate of Appalachian State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education and a Masters in Special Education. When not at work, she can be found cooking, traveling, playing taxi driver to her children and rarely sitting still. She and her husband, Chris, have three children, Emerson, Lucy and Finn. She loves that when she comes to work she can feel “church” in the storied walls of First Baptist. She believes that the staff and the congregation are both warm and supportive of the work of the Preschool. She is hardworking, dependable and kind.

autumn@fbcgso.org  |  ext. 106

Rosemary Kellam

Rosemary Kellam

Operations Director

Rosemary has faithfully loved and cared for First Baptist for over 18 years. Her current title is Operations Director and in her role she oversees the care of the facility and supervises logistics staff. She has a B.S. in Business Management from Guilford College. She and her husband, Marty (who serves as the Food Services Director at First Baptist) have been married for over 30 years. They have a son, Daniel, a graduate of East Carolina who is an Aviation Survival Technician with the US Coast Guard. He and his wife, Jessie have a son named Boone. When she’s not in the office, Rosemary is usually at home with her husband Marty and their Weimaraner, Hank. Rosemary’s favorite thing about First Baptist is the people. She really views the congregation as a family sharing life’s joys and trials, and loving each other along the way. She keeps coming back because she feels like there is always more she can do. She can always count on a new challenge knowing that no two days are ever the same. She is an open book, what you see is what you get.

rosemary@fbcgso.org  |  ext. 126

Scott North

Scott North

Church Administrator

Scott joined the staff of First Baptist in September of 2009 and in his role he provides oversight of all administrative functions of the church. This includes, but is not limited to: financial management, office management, administrative support, computer IT support and support of the Operations Director in her supervision of the facility staff. You will often find Scott problem-solving and troubleshooting issues that arise in the day-to-day operations of church life. Scott graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Management. He is married to Chris and together they have two adult children, a son, Jacob, who is married to Kendra and a daughter, Abbey.  If Scott is not at the church he will most likely be at home (or serving at the church he attends). His favorite thing about First Baptist is the people. Scott is a steady and calm presence and has served faithfully throughout his tenure.

scott@fbcgso.org  |  ext. 127

Larry Putnam

Larry Putnam

Financial Assistant

Larry is a long time member, raised at First Baptist and has spent the last four years helping the Church Administrator with Financial Record Keeping. He has a BS in Accounting and a Masters in Trust Management and is a Certified Public Accountant. When not at work counting money, he can be found at a hockey game, on a golf course or at the beach. He has two adult sons who are both married and were raised at First Baptist. He also has two grandsons. He enjoys work and believes that the people of First Baptist really are what makes it great. He is described as “a little bit over the top” in a good way because he enjoys life as much as he can.

larry@fbcgso.org  |  ext. 120

 

Alisa Windsor

Alisa Windsor

Communications Director

Alisa joined the staff of First Baptist in the Fall of 2018. She oversees First Baptist’s communications and serves as primary ministry support for the Senior Pastor. The story of the church is one that Alisa loves to tell through video, social media and our newsletter. You can also find her digging through the archives of old church bulletins to learn about FBC’s rich history.  When she is not working, she loves to spend time with her family and friends, drink tea at Vida Pour and eat local. She also loves a good TV show, crocheting and taking photos. She is married to Jason and they have a 1 year old named Alistair and a cat named Oliver. Alisa is thoughtful and detail oriented.

alisa@fbcgso.org  |  ext. 102