Meet Our Leadership Team
Frank Brand serves as our Pastor. He is best described by his life's purpose statement- "I exist to glorify God by sharing the hope found in Christ though my lifestyle and influence." He and his wife Jennifer and their four children have been ministering at First Baptist Estero since 2004.
Weston Eckert serves as our Youth Pastor and Administrative Assistant. Weston is passionate about seeing youth coming to know Christ and developing a relationship with Christ that continues to grow as they do. He and his wife Susanna have attended First Baptist Estero since 2011.
Stephanie Hunt is a part of our Administration team. Stephanie has been given the gift of hospitality and enjoys using her talents to reach out to our church and community through all kinds of events. She and her husband Greg have been attending First Baptist Estero since 2008.
Keith Hoffman serves our men's ministry director. He believes that his purpose in God's plan is to initiate fellowship opportunities for men to step up and boldly follow Christ and then encourage them to find and achieve the life plan and goals that God has designed specifically for them.
Carissa Yarnell serves as our Children's Director. Carissa has a love for Children and making sure they know they are loved by a great God. She also serves as part of our Administration team. Her and her family have been at First Baptist Estero since 2013.
Meet your Deacon
Our deacons serve the families of First Baptist Estero lovingly and dutifully in the name of Jesus Christ. Each deacon is assigned a group of families according to their last name.
Richard Burly (Families whose last names begin with A - C)
Richard and his wife Julia have been members of our church since 2014. Richard is a retired firefighter and loves to hunt.
Mike Lasater (Families whose last names begin with D - I)
Mike and Jennifer Lasater welcomed their first grandchild Van Allen Lasater born on September 11th, 2018. He weighed 7.16 pounds and measured 21 inches long. Van's parents are Luke and Sara Lasater who live in Knoxville Tennessee.
Tom Ottle (Families whose last names begin with J - M)
Tom & Margaret, his wife of 34 years, moved here from Memphis about five years ago and have attended our church since 2014. Tom enjoys playing golf, spending time with family and studying the Bible.
Andrew Brown (Families whose last names begin with N - S)
Andrew, his wife Rebecca and their two sons Noah and Ryan have been attending our church since 2013. He loves to fish, boat, and spend time with his family.
Craig Weinbaum, Deacon Chairman (Families whose last names begin with T-Z)
Craig and his wife Jenny serve with Pastor Weston in our youth program. They also stay busy with their two children Ava and Jack.
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