NATHAN F. ELMORE

1618 King Mountain Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901       

Phone: 804.836.6418 | Email: nathanfelmore@gmail.com | Website: nathanfelmore.com

 

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY                                                                                              

Hospitable and skillful relationship-builder able to partner across diverse social sectors and cultural contexts

Spirited creative with a communication arts background and a natural proclivity for ideas and storytelling

Published writer—essays and op-eds, academic book reviews, creative nonfiction

Winsome communicator with effective presence in small or large groups

Seasoned manager adept at meeting planning, organizing, and facilitating

Strong mentor with mature leadership competencies 

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15+ years’ experience in professional contexts involving interpersonal engagement, leadership development, and administration/management—Willamette University (Oregon); Clemson University (South Carolina); Virginia Commonwealth University (Virginia)

6 years’ experience in nonprofit work, including: collaborating with diverse stakeholders; creating and presenting seminars; writing articles of various types or styles

10+ years’ experience as a published freelance writer—literary journals (South Carolina Review); magazines (Christianity Today); newspapers (Richmond Times-Dispatch, The Daily Progress); online journals

professional experience that spans wide-ranging institutional/organizational contexts as well as assorted social/cultural geographies (Ohio, Illinois, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia)

 

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT HISTORY                                                                     

Jan 2012—Current | Consultant, Program Coordinator, Writer                                        Peace Catalyst International

June 2009—July 2014 | Campus Minister & Student Center Director                                       Baptist General Association of Virginia (Richmond, VA)

May 2005—July 2008 | Pastor of Community Life                                                    Downtown Community Fellowship (Clemson, SC)

April 2000—Aug 2003 | Pastor of College Students & Young Adults                                Salem Alliance Church (Salem, OR)

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE | BROADCASTING & PUBLIC ADDRESS               

4 years—News & Weather announcer, 90.3 WCDR (Cedarville, OH)

3 years—Public Address announcer for college athletics (baseball, softball) and high school athletics (football, basketball, baseball, field hockey)

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE | HOSPITALITY & MANAGEMENT                        

Current—Front of House Manager | Farm Bell Kitchen (Charlottesville, VA)

2 years—Produce & Cheese Manager | Market Street Market (Charlottesville, VA)

2 years—Guest Services | Omni Hotels & Resorts (Richmond, VA)

2 years—Bartender & Server | Rent the Help (Richmond, VA)

 

INTERNATIONAL / CROSS-CULTURAL EXPERIENCE                                          

Christian missionPhilippines, 1991 & 1992; Ukraine, 1995; Mexico, 2006

Professional developmentUganda & Kenya, 2007; Oman, 2012; Thailand, 2014

Humanitarian serviceSouth Africa, 2010

 

EDUCATION                                                         

May 2019 (anticipated) | D. Min., Global Christianity & Development                                      Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (South Hamilton, MA)

May 1999 | M. Div.                                                                                                                Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Deerfield, IL)

June 1994 | B.A. Broadcasting Communications                                                         Cedarville University (Cedarville, OH)