Barnabas Foundation Selects Brian Miesel as Director of Member and Church Services


Barnabas Foundation
Selects Bryan Miesel
as Director of Member and Church Services

Bryan Miesel

Bryan Miesel

JobfitMatters, the SIMA® executive search practice of Tommy Thomas and Laura Coverstone, is pleased to announce that Barnabas Foundation in Tinley Park, Illinois has appointed Bryan Miesel to serve as Director of Member and Church Services beginning September 11, 2014. In this newly created position, Bryan will have primary responsibility for the development and delivery of Planned Giving services to over 200 Christian organizations and schools, as well as churches which are served by Barnabas Foundation.

Henry Doorn, Barnabas Foundation’s Executive Director, commented, “We are pleased to increase our marketing leadership and capacity with the appointment of Bryan. He brings excellent credentials and experience to Barnabas Foundation, as well as a heart for stewardship development.”

Bryan most recently served as Director Gift Planning at Prison Fellowship Ministries. Prior to that he was Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Capstone Legacy Foundation in Wayne, PA and Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Waterstone, a Christian Community Foundation in Colorado Springs, CO. He is a Wheaton College graduate and earned his MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Tommy Thomas, Laura Coverstone, and Ed Poff of JobfitMatters assisted Barnabas Foundation with this important search. Bryan shared, “I have had the privilege of working with JobfitMatters and the SIMA process twice now and the experience has been smooth and enjoyable due to the professionalism and servant attitude of the team. I am very thankful for the opportunity to join the Barnabas Foundation family in their calling to expand stewardship services to bless the Kingdom.”

Henry Doorn of Barnabas Foundation complimented the search process, “We benefited greatly from the network of contacts that SIMA has. They also understood the particular strengths the candidates needed to succeed in this newly created position.”