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May 14-16, 2024

Are you ready to connect with Admins across the country who share your same joys, struggles, and passions? Join us this year as we gather for a time of learning, community, and growth to power you through this next year.

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9340 Westover Hills Blvd.

San Antonio, TX 78251
Phone: 210-523-1505

“We learned, we were challenged, and we were encouraged! I walked away with contact info from people across the country and we still get to email about different ways we're improving our systems, roles, and kingdom impact!”

Mali GallowayThe Church at Rocky Peak/E.A. to Lead Pastor

2024 Speakers & Host

Maggie Olsen | Nova chief of staff

Maggie Olson

Nova Chief of Staff

Topic: How to Level up as an Assistant

Maggie Olson is the Founder of Nova Chief of Staff, the premier destination for Chief of Staff education and development. As the first Chief of Staff to a president at a Fortune 40 company — who led a multibillion-dollar business with 5,000+ employees — Maggie built the president’s Chief of Staff model from the ground up. Maggie has 20 years’ experience leading large teams and has spent her career focused on both customer and employee experience at companies including T-Mobile, Nordstrom, and Starbucks. In addition to operating the Nova Chief of Staff Certification course, Maggie is a fractional Chief of Staff focused on helping mission-driven, for-profit startup founders scale their businesses quickly. In her spare time, Maggie loves spending time outside with her husband, their animals, and their 10-month-old, Max!

Jonathon Mussett | Pastor of Westover Hills

Jonathan Mussett

Pastor of Westover Hills

Topic: Heroes Make It Happen

Pastor Jonathan Mussett is the Lead Pastor at Westover Hills Church (AG) in San Antonio, and he is passionate about seeing families win in their faith. He holds a PhD in marriage and family therapy and is licensed as a professional counselor and as a marriage and family therapist in Texas. He is an ordained minister (AG) and serves on the National Mental Health Care Committee of the Assemblies of God. Pastor Jonathan and his wife, Pastor Danae, serve together as Westover’s Lead Pastors and they have two children, Aiden & Alexis.

nicole zasowski | author

Nicole Zasowski


Topic: The Courage to Celebrate

Nicole Zasowski is a licensed marriage and family therapist, sought-after speaker, and author of What If It’s Wonderful? and From Lost to Found. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and three young children. Nicole would love to connect with you visit the link below to her website & social!

nick buda | southeast christian church

Nick Buda

Care Ministry

Topic: The Heart of Jesus as an Admin

Nick has been in vocational ministry for over 10 years and served as the lead pastor of Journey Church in Amery, WI. His walk with Jesus has included seasons of rejoicing and seasons of repenting. Nick’s experience of gracious care through the church has made him passionate about serving others with messy stories. He serves as the Admin for the Care Ministry at Southeast Christian Church. He and his wife, Ali, have three beautiful daughters and a crazy dog named Jax.

Ashley Weece | Associate Pastor of Iron Coast Church in Brunswick

Ashley Weece

Associate Pastor

Topic: The Ambitious Admin

Ashley is the Associate Pastor of Iron Coast Church in Brunswick, ME.  Before moving to plant a church alongside her husband in Maine, she worked at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY in a variety of leadership and administrative roles. She has her Masters in Evangelism and Leadership from Wheaton College, and is passionate about unleashing the church to serve God’s purposes for this generation.

Anne Milam | Strategic Events Manager at Visioneering Studios

Anne Milam

Strategic Events Manager

Anne Milam is passionate about serving Jesus in this generation. With over 30 years of ministry experience, Anne is a wife and a mother of four. She has been a youth pastor, church planter, children's pastor...and in another life, a high school English teacher and cheerleading coach. Currently, she is the Strategic Events Manager at Visioneering Studios, host of the Admin Conference 2023, and host of AdminsLive on Instagram. She loves her Nespresso and hot yoga and has possibly an unhealthy addiction to HomeGoods.

Breakout Session Leaders

Laura Avery | Executive Administrative Assistant at Eastview Christian Church

Laura Avery

Executive Administrative Assistant

Breakout Topic: Church Hurt: Let's Talk About It

Laura Avery is the Executive Admin at Eastview Christian Church in Normal, Illinois. After a fourteen year corporate career at State Farm Insurance and ten years at home making a career out of family life – she joined the staff at Eastview in 2013. Laura’s role evolved as she journeyed with an everchanging mix of the Spiritual Formation Pastor, Executive Pastors and the Lead Pastor. Laura and her husband Dale travel as often as possible and enjoy the always changing lives of their daughters Megan and Jenna.

jesse anderson | chief of staff at Church on the Move

Jesse Andersen

Ready Set Grow, Director of Systems

Breakout Topic: Serving Well Without Losing Yourself

Jesse has been serving the church in influential roles since he was a teenager and has over 15 years of administrative experience in both large and small church contexts.

As the Chief of Staff at Church on the Move, he served as the right-hand man to the Lead Pastor to help him stay focused on what only he could do and ensured that key initiatives throughout the organization kept moving forward.

He currently works for Ready Set Grow and serves churches and their leaders by helping to clarify vision, move initiatives forward, train and coach, and find sustainable rhythms. He's a true “jack of all trades” who works hard to increase efficiency and effectiveness wherever he goes.

Jesse lives in Tulsa, OK with his wife, Summer, and their three kiddos: Nelly, Remy, and Maya. He is passionate about spiritual formation, emotional health, personality assessments, intentional parenting, and ruthlessly eliminating hurry.

Heather Burcynski | Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of Lifeway Christian Resources

Heather Burczynski

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of Lifeway

Breakout Topic: Create with Canva

Heather Burczynski currently serves as the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of Lifeway Christian Resources. She began her career with Lifeway in 1998 as the Music Buyer at the Jackson, MS store upon graduating with her Bachelor of Arts in Church Music with an emphasis in voice from Mississippi College. Through her years at Lifeway, she has worn many hats (Office Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, and Lease Administrator), but the one thing she loves most is organizing and keeping things running smoothly for her boss.

She enjoys serving on the worship team at her home church (Brentwood Baptist), traveling, reading, and cuddling up with her pets, Gracie (cat), Winston (25-pound Maine Coon cat–the biggest cuddler of them all), and Lanna (dog).

Lane Grimes | Executive Assistant

Lane Grimes

Executive Assistant

Breakout Topic: Influencing Your Workplace When You Don’t Have Authority

Lane graduated with a degree in education, but most of her professional career has been in administration. She’s worked primarily in church settings but also has corporate and non-profit experience. Lane currently serves as the Executive Assistant at Austin Ridge Bible Church in Austin, TX, where she provides administrative support to the Lead and Executive Pastors, oversees the administrative staff at three campuses, and leads the database and event teams. With her background in education, people development is a high priority for Lane. She spends much of her time coaching, training, and supporting her staff so they can be successful both personally and professionally.

Lane is married to Troy, and they spend much of their free time traveling – beaches and mountains, big cities and small towns, fancy restaurants and hole-in-the-wall eateries, and everything in between! They also enjoy traveling to visit family and cheering on their nephews in their various sporting events.

Sara Whitbeck | Executive Assistant at Southeast Christian Church

Sara Whitbeck

Executive Assistant

Breakout Topic: AI-ing the Way: A Day in the Life of an Executive Assistant, Optimizing Efficiency with Powerful Tools

Sara Whitbeck is the Executive Assistant to Kyle Idleman, Senior Pastor at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY. She is a graduate of Lincoln Christian University and is honored to utilize her giftings and experience to serve the Church. Sara and her husband John have two daughters, and are passionate about advancing the Kingdom through global missions. They are also committed to investing in marriages through mentoring and speaking opportunities focused on encouraging and equipping couples to move their marriages from surviving to thriving.

Nathan Elder | Visioneering Studios

Nathan Elder

Director of Strategic Design

Breakout Topic: Overcoming Performance Plateaus

An innovative thinker and creative leader with over 20 years of experience in environmental design, Nathan puts his creative arts and executive leadership skills to work creating harmony between people, places and spaces.

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