Leadership

Chris Ritchie

Chief Technology Officer

Chris has over 25 years of experience as a senior business and technology leader serving fortune 500 companies such as IBM and Fiserv. As Ministry Brands head of technology he is responsible for setting technology vision, overseeing technology operations and advancing technology solutions. He has deep experience with complex global project management and the Agile software development lifecycle. He has a passion for solving challenging customer problems by building world class teams, building innovative solutions, and establishing operations through the use of best practices.

Outside of work Chris enjoys an active life including outdoor sports, hunting, fishing and motor sports. He has been married over 25 years and enjoys spending time with his three wonderful kids. He also enjoys giving back to the inventor community as Founder of Austin Inventors and Entrepreneurs Association.


  • Brad Hill

    President

    Brad is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all Ministry Brands divisions. As an active member and leader in the local church, Brad’s passion is…
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  • Dave Winenger

    Chief Financial Officer

    Dave Winenger joins Ministry Brands as the Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Dave leads financial operations for Ministry Brands and provides insights and experience to…
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  • Chris Ritchie

    Chief Technology Officer

    Chris has over 25 years of experience as a senior business and technology leader serving fortune 500 companies such as IBM and Fiserv. As Ministry…
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  • Josh Weis

    EVP, Protection Services

    As the EVP of Protection Services, Josh is responsible for the management, operation, and expansion of the Protection division within Ministry Brands. Josh focuses on…
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  • Mark White

    EVP, Church Management Platforms

    Mark began his career at Shelby in 2003 as a support technician and was promoted to team leader in early 2005. In late 2006 he…
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  • Matt Cowell

    SVP, Product

    As SVP of Product, Matt leads the Product Strategy organization at Ministry Brands, comprised of Product Management, Creative/Design, and new technologies and solutions aimed at…
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  • Curtis Ryan

    SVP, Sales

    As the Senior Vice President of Sales, Curtis brings over 20 years of software and services sales leadership to Ministry Brands in his role. He…
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  • Steve Pruitt

    VP, Support

    Steve Pruitt is the Vice President of Support. He leads Professional Services, Customer Experience, Account Management, and Customer Support. He brings more than 24 years…
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  • Piotr Kadela

    VP, Sales Operations

    Piotr has over 15 years of experience as a strategy, sales, and operations leader working across industries and markets. He joins us from Lanyon Solutions…
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  • Jarvis Harris

    VP, Ministry Success

    Jarvis is the Vice President of Ministry Success. He leads Customer Success, Customer Experience, Account Management, and Customer Renewals. He brings more than 16 years…
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  • Karen Sebold

    VP, Marketing

    As VP of Marketing, Karen is responsible for leading the company’s corporate strategy, demand-generation, communications and product marketing. She was named VP Marketing after previously…
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