Meet our Staff

You won’t find any perfect people in the list below, but what you will find are people who fully believe that Jesus is the biggest deal, and who love their church and their community with all their hearts! We hope you learn a little bit more about who we are and what makes us tick as we tackle this journey of life together.
Chuck Allen
Chuck Allen
Lead Pastor
Chuck is the Lead Pastor at Sugar Hill Church. He’s been the Lead Pastor since 2011, but he’s been around
Bobby McGraw
Bobby McGraw
Associate Pastor
Bobby serves as both the Associate Pastor and the Teaching Pastor at Sugar Hill Church. He has been on staff
Tripp Atkinson
Tripp Atkinson
Associate Pastor/Family Minsitries
Tripp serves as our Associate Pastor and Family Ministries Pastor at Sugar Hill Church. He’s been serving on staff here
Zach Brown
Zach Brown
Worship Pastor
Zach serves as our Worship Pastor at Sugar Hill Church. He’s been attending Sugar Hill Church his entire life and
Rhonda McMahan
Rhonda McMahan
Kids Pastor
Rhonda serves as our Kids Pastor at Sugar Hill Church, and she joined our team in 2017. She loves being
Carlos Guevara
Carlos Guevara
Pastor of Sugar Hill Español
Carlos serves as the Pastor of Sugar Hill Español, and he’s been at Sugar Hill Church since 2014. His passion
Danny Peñaloza
Danny Peñaloza
Pastor of Benicassim Church
Danny is the Lead Pastor of our church partner in Benicassim, Spain. He has a huge desire to reach the
Beth Sudderth
Beth Sudderth
Executive Ministry Director
Beth started her journey with Sugar Hill Church when she married her college sweetheart, Lamar. She joined our staff team
Susan Roebuck
Susan Roebuck
Community Ministry and Missions Director
Susan serves as our Community Ministry and Missions Director. She’s been attending SHC since 1996, and she’s been on staff
Austin Poff
Austin Poff
Creative Arts Pastor
Austin serves as the Creative Arts Pastor on our Worship Ministry Team. Austin joined our team in May, 2018, but
Leigh Ann Kotkiewicz
Leigh Ann Kotkiewicz
Worship Director
Leigh Ann serves as our Worship Director as part of our Worship Ministry Team here at Sugar Hill Church. She's
Ricardo Martin
Ricardo Martin
Spanish Ministry Director
Ricardo serves with Sugar Hill Español as the Spanish Ministry Director. He’s been at Sugar Hill Church since 2014. His
Paola Martinez Muñoz
Paola Martinez Muñoz
Administrative Director of Sugar Hill Español
Paola is the Administrative Director of Sugar Hill Español. She began attending the Sugar Hill Moms Bible Study in 2015,
Neil Strong
Neil Strong
Pastor of Pastoral Care & Senior Adult Ministry
Neil serves as our Pastor of Pastoral Care and Senior Adult Ministry. He’s been at SHC since 2015, and he
Carolie Simpson
Carolie Simpson
Adult Ministry Assistant
Carolie serves in SHC’s Adult Ministry Department as the Adult Ministry Assistant. She and her family have loved calling Sugar
Debbie McGrath
Debbie McGrath
Women's Pastor
Debbie is the Women's Pastor at Sugar Hill Church. She’s been on staff at Sugar Hill Church since 2017. Debbie’s
Joe Wells
Joe Wells
Elementary Pastor
Joe is the Elementary Pastor for Sugar Hill Church Kids Ministry. He’s been attending Sugar Hill Church since 1995. The
Teresa Rutzinski
Teresa Rutzinski
Kids Ministry Assistant
Teresa is part of our Kids Ministry Team as the Kids Ministry Assistant. She’s been on staff at Sugar Hill
Corron Boston
Corron Boston
Associate Student Pastor
Corron serves on our Family Ministries team as the Associate Student Pastor, and he joined our team in 2018. Corron
Joy Lyle
Joy Lyle
Family Ministries Assistant
Joy serves on the Family Ministries team as the Student Ministries Assistant. She’s been attending SHC since 2015 and she
Karen Brown
Karen Brown
Family Ministries Communications Director
Karen is part of SHC’s Family Ministries Department as the Family Ministries Communications Director. Karen has been attending Sugar Hill
Andy Armstrong
Andy Armstrong
Middle School Pastor/Executive Director of Facilities
Andy serves as our Middle School Pastor and our Executive Director of Facilities. Andy has been around SHC since 2015,
Michael Figueroa
Michael Figueroa
Facilities Assistant
Michael is part of our Facilities Department as the Facilities Assistant. He’s been attending Sugar Hill Church since 2007, and
Jeff Puckett
Jeff Puckett
Facilities Assistant
Jeff is part of our Facilities Department as a Facilities Assistant. He’s been around SHC since 1973, and he joined
Ann Bishop
Ann Bishop
Facility and Volunteer Concierge
Ann serves as our Facility and Volunteer Concierge. She’s been attending SHC since 2008 and she’s been on staff since
Ethan Hyma
Ethan Hyma
Communications Director
Ethan is part of SHC’s Communication Department as the Communication Director. He’s been on staff at Sugar Hill Church since
Rachel Bramlett
Rachel Bramlett
Director of Social Media
Rachel is part of SHC’s Communications Department as the Director of Social Media. She and her husband, Cory, have been
Leah Brown
Leah Brown
Finance Assistant/Receptionist
Leah serves as our Finance Assistant and Receptionist. She’s been attending Sugar Hill Church since 2014, and she joined our
Sue Sheldon
Sue Sheldon
Receptionist/Records Assistant
Sue is Sugar Hill Church’s Receptionist and Records Assistant. She’s been at Sugar Hill Church since 1993, and she’s been
Julie Whaley
Julie Whaley
Director of Weekday Preschool & Childcare Ministries
Julie is the Director of Weekday Preschool & Childcare Ministries. She’s been at SHC Weekday since 2000. She is most