Nathan F. Elmore

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


  • 15 years in a university environment, including experience in interpersonal relationships, intercultural engagement, team building, leadership development, and administration/management—Willamette University (Oregon); Clemson University (South Carolina); Virginia Commonwealth University (Virginia)

  • 6 years ina nonprofit context, including experience in collaborating with various stakeholders; creating and presenting seminars; writing articles or essays

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

  • Hospitable and skillful relationship-builder able to partner across diverse social 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 

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)


4 years—Radio announcer [news + weather] 90.3 WCDR (Cedarville, OH)

3 years—Public Address announcer [sports] University of Virginia (soccer, softball, field hockey) Charlottesville High School (football, basketball, baseball, field hockey)


Current—Assistant 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 TRAVEL CROSS-CULTURAL EXPERIENCE                                          

Christian mission— Philippines, 1991 & 1992; Ukraine, 1995; Mexico, 2006

Professional development— Uganda & Kenya, 2007; Oman, 2012; Thailand, 2014

Humanitarian service— South Africa, 2010


May 2019 (anticipated) D. Min., Global Christianity & Development                                      Gordon-Conwell Theological 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)