Visit with Our Staff
Our Development staff would love to talk to you.
Whether you want to discuss the best way to make an impact with your gift, or you'd like more information on how to apply for a Ministerial Relief & Assistance program, our Development staff is here to walk alongside you.
Get to Know our Development Staff
Rev. Julie Richardson
Julie serves as Vice President of Development at Pension Fund, and, within that work, oversees all aspects of both fundraising and MRA programs. She also currently directs the Excellence in Ministry program.
She holds a degree in Communication from Berry College, Rome, GA, and a Master of Divinity from Lexington Theological Seminary. Prior to coming to Pension Fund, she served for over fifteen years in congregational youth ministry, and has extensive experience working nonprofits as well, specifically in the areas of volunteer management and fundraising.
Julie also writes extensively and has published two books, as well as a Lent devotional book, with Chalice Press.
Julie resides in Louisville, KY, with her daughter.
Rev. Geoffrey Brewster
Rev. Geoffrey Brewster currently serves as Assistant Vice President for Development, where he works with his colleagues to assist in the fundraising efforts. Prior to beginning his ministry with PFCC in April of 2019, Geoff worked in development for Phillips Seminary for nine and a half years.
Geoff began his ministry as youth intern at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Shawnee, OK, in 1997. Over the course of the next decade, he served multiple churches in the Oklahoma Region. In 2003 Geoff earned his BA in Psychology from the University of Central Oklahoma and earned his M.Div. from Phillips Seminary in May 2010. Geoff was ordained at Southern Hills Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Edmond, OK, in May of that same year.
In his free time, he enjoys volunteering with local nonprofit organizations, going to the gym, cooking and gardening, and spending time with his three dogs, Bert, Ernie, and Pickles Marie.
Dee Long serves as Church Relations Director for Pension Fund, and, in this capacity, is the point person for applying for any of our MRA programs.
Dee holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Memphis in TN and is a graduate of Rutledge College, Raleigh, NC. She has a broad network across the church due to extensive board service and leadership within National Convocation, and a close relationship with the Church of Christ-Disciples of Christ and Disciples Women.
Dee has a compassionate, service-oriented heart and spirit, and will meet any MRA inquiry with grace.
She resides in North Carolina with her husband, Rev. Sotello Long