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A US Navy veteran serving, honorably in multiple conflicts & wars since 1985 with additional time spent in Afghanistan and Iraq as a military liaison to Special Forces units. William is a graduate of the Montreat College with a Masters in the schools executive MBA program. Aside from his MBA from Montreat College, he also is a 1992 graduate of Calvary Chapel Bible College School of Ministry (SOM) followed by a pastoral commissioning;  In 2014 he completed his requirements as a certified Temperament counselor through Sarasota Academy of Christian Counseling; and is a professional clinical member of the National Christian Counseling Association.


Adam was born and raised in West Asheville and graduated from Erskine College in 2003 with a Christian Education degree and a Family Studies minor.

Pastor Adam has been serving on staff at Trinity of Fairview for the last 15 years. He served faithfully as the Student Pastor for most of that time, and has served as the Executive and Education pastor for the past three years. He loves the people the most. They are less like members and more like family. It’s a joy to serve with them in our church and in our community.

He has a wife of 15 years, Sherry, and three wonderful kids, Aleigha (11), Evan (9) and Annelise (5). He also enjoys coaching golf, basketball, and cross country.

His inspiration comes from his mom and grandmother, two of his favorite heroes in life who taught him the word of God, kept him in church, and continue to encourage him daily.


God ran Mark & Tonya into each other when they were both running from Him. They are so glad that He can truly straighten our paths and have been happily married for 27 years. For the past 20 years they have been pursuing God’s will for their lives. They are blessed with 2 amazing children: a son, Chase that helps direct their off-road ministry (, and a daughter, Shelby that helps lead worship with her husband Stephen at church. They have pastored The Church at Lake Cooley in Lyman, SC for over 10 years and ask God daily to use them for His glory!


Born and raised in Western North Carolina, Clark was saved at age 16 in a high school football team devotion service. After high school Clark attended NC State, spending 4 years studying Chemical Engineering. He went on to receive a bachelors degree in Biblical studies at Crichton College in Memphis Tennessee and his Masters of Theology at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.

Fun Fact: Clark Met Christie at a Christian Camp! It took her 4 years for her to say “Yes”, and now they have been married for 30 years. Together they have a son, Calan (23) and a daughter, Cailee (21).

Clark has the been at Newbridge Baptist Church for almost 25 years (3 and a half as a youth Pastor and 21 as the lead Pastor). Clark also has served with the Baptist Association in various capacities and now serves on the Board of Directors at the Baptist State Convention. Life has been a journey and God’s empowering presence has been there the whole way!


Eric grew up in WNC and graduated from Enka High School. He went to NCSU and there met Jane. Jane is originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia. They married and moved back to the area and have five children; Ainsley (16), Graham (14), Sydney (12), Claire (12), and Rhett (7).

Eric began working in financial services in 1999. He is a financial consultant and CFP® with First Citizens Investor Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of First Citizens Bank. Jane is a board certified personal trainer and has homeschooled their children, though they now attend public school. They live in Candler, NC and are members of Pole Creek Baptist Church.

Over the years, Eric has taught classes at their church from Crown Financial Ministries to Financial Peace University. Jane has led fitness ministries and boot camps and is part of the church’s mission team. Currently, Eric is part of a men’s running group that meets each Sunday morning to run, fellowship, and pray together and is chair of the church’s personnel team.


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