Nathan F. Elmore

1430 Westwood Rd., Charlottesville, VA 22903 | Phone: 804.836.6418 Email: | Website:  


15 years’ experience in a university environment, including: administration and management; leadership development; intercultural/multicultural engagement—Willamette University (Oregon); Clemson University (South Carolina); Virginia Commonwealth University (Virginia)

6 years’ experience in a nonprofit context, including: collaborative projects with diverse stakeholders; seminar presentations; practical or creative writing

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

+   Hospitable and skillful relationship-builder; mature leadership competencies; ability to partner across social and cultural contexts

+   Spirited creative with a communications background; natural proclivity for ideas and storytelling

+   Seasoned manager and administrator; especially adept at social organization

+   Winsome communicator with effective “presence” in small or large groups

+   Published writer—articles, op-eds, creative nonfiction, book reviews

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY                                                                     

Apr 2018—Current Assistant Front of House Manager Farm Bell Kitchen (Charlottesville, VA)

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

Oct 2016—Apr 2018 Produce & Cheese Manager Market Street Market (Charlottesville, VA)

June 2009—July 2014 Campus Minister & Student Center Director Virginia Commonwealth University (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)


Assistant Front of House Manager                          Farm Bell Kitchen (Charlottesville, VA)

Produce & Cheese Manager                                      Market Street Market (Charlottesville, VA)

Guest Services                                                               Omni Hotels & Resorts (Richmond, VA)

Bartender & Server                                                      Rent the Help, LLC (Richmond, VA)


Public Address (Athletics)                                         University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)                           soccer, softball, field hockey                      

Public Address (Athletics)                                         Charlottesville High School (Charlottesville, VA)               football, basketball, baseball, field hockey

Radio                                                                               90.3 FM WCDR (Cedarville, OH)                                                     news and weather


Christian mission                                                         Philippines (1991 & 1992), Ukraine (1995), Mexico (2006)

Professional development                                         Uganda & Kenya (2007), Oman (2012), Thailand (2014)

Humanitarian service                                                 South Africa (2010)



May 2020 (anticipated)                                                             D. Min., Global Christianity & Development                     Gordon-Conwell Seminary (South Hamilton, MA)

May 1999                                                                        Master of Divinity                                                           Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Deerfield, IL)

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