Rev. Dr. Daniel E. Glaze, pastor
Rev. Marnie Fisher-Ingram, Associate Pastor for Youth and Their Families
Marnie was called as Associate Pastor to Youth and Their Families in January of 2018. She is a graduate of Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond (BTSR) and received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown College in Kentucky.
Marnie joined the staff of River Road after serving 11 and a half years with Passport, Inc. in Birmingham, Alabama as Youth Program Coordinator. Marnie has more than two decades of experience in youth ministry and is passionate about building relationships with teenagers. Marnie is an active member of the Cooperative Baptist Youth Ministry Network.
Marnie is married to Daniel, a fellow minister here at River Road and they have one spunky 10-year-old who is a budding soccer star, Mollie. Marnie loves college basketball, coloring, being outside, reading, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Robert Gallagher, Minister of Music
Bob Gallagher came to River Road Church as Minister of Music in August 2011. He oversees the vibrant Music Ministry for children, youth, and adults.
A native of New York, Bob received a Bachelor of Music in Organ from Manhattan School of Music, Master of Music in Organ from The Juilliard School, and a Doctor of Musical Arts from Catholic University of America. He also holds diplomas and prizes in Organ, Harpsichord, and Improvisation from his year of study in Paris.
Bob served as Associate Director of Music at St. David’s Episcopal Church in Wayne, Pennsylvania for 10 years and as Minister of Music at Wayne United Methodist Church for 5 years. In Washington, D.C. he served for 8 years as Organist at the Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle and also taught in the departments of Organ, Conducting, and Liturgical Music at The Catholic University of America. He served as Assistant Organist at Columbia University during his student years in New York.
In addition to serving in church music ministry, Bob has performed as organist, harpsichordist, conductor, and accompanist throughout the United States and Europe. A founding member of the Liturgical Organists Consortium, (a group of five organists committed to the renewal of esteem for the organ in the Catholic Church) Bob has recorded several CDs and appeared as a guest on Pipedreams Live.
Bob and his wife, Louise, enjoy living near Stony Point, just across the James River from the church. They have four grown children who live in Philadelphia and various parts of New England. Louise currently works as Music Coordinator and Cantor at St. Bridget Church in Richmond. She is also landscape and portrait artist, using primarily oil paints.
Rev. Daniel Ingram, Minister of Administration
Daniel was called as Minister of Administration in January 2018. He comes to River Road following eleven years of service with Passport Camps in Birmingham, Alabama. Passport is a CBF partner organization with which River Road has a long and rich history. Daniel has also served congregations and non-profit organizations in Virginia and North Carolina.
Rev. Anna Perry Miller, Associate Pastor for Adult Discipleship
Anna bio here.
Sandy Rooney, Minister to Children and their Families
Sandy bio here.
Preschool Development Center Staff
Kay Starke, Interim Director, River Road Church Preschool Development Center
Bio coming soon
Wendy Graves, Administrative Assistant, River Road Church Preschool Development Center
Wendy joined the RRCB staff in August 1994, assisting both the prior and current Preschool Directors.
Wendy and her husband Tom joined RRCB in October 1991. Tom is President Emeritus of Baptist Theological Seminary of Richmond (BTSR). Wendy and Tom have two adult daughters.
LeAnne Lane, Office Manager
LeAnne is a native of Richmond and has been employed at River Road Church since 2008. She holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Lynchburg College.
Cassandra Ducca, Communications Specialist
Cassandra came to River Road Church in September 2011 as the Communications Specialist. She has a B.S. in Communication, with concentrations in Professional Writing and Advertising from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She graduated from Monacan High School in Chesterfield County.
Cassandra is from the East Coast, having lived in New Jersey, West Virginia, Virginia, and Pennsylvania, and is lucky enough to have family in SW Florida to visit for warm vacations any time of the year. In addition to her work at RRCB, some may know about her homemade cupcakes, which have made appearances at the church on a number of occasions. Prior to working at RRCB, Cassandra worked in gourmet food stores, a university office, an art gallery, as well as an educational non-profit organization, all in Philadelphia. She has a soft spot for good coffee, Italian food, art, music, and pop culture. Cassandra has two fur-babies, cats named Teddy and Poppy.
Terri McMahon, Administrative Assistant
Terri joined the RRCB staff in March 2016 on the building support team. In November 2016, she moved into her current role of Administrative Assistant. Terri holds a degree in Theatre & Speech from William & Mary, and in the past has worked in theatre & film, both as a performer and in production. She has also held various teaching and management positions. Terri has a daughter, Brenna, and lots of siblings, nieces & nephews.
Susan S. Young, Administrative Assistant
Susan joined the church staff in September 2008 through a friendship with a staff member. Susan is married to Tom Young and they have two grown children and one grandchild. She was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. Her hobbies include watercolor, card making, knitting, and reading.
Mike Christian, Building Support Team
Bio coming soon
Zelda Goode, Cook / Environmental Services Aide
Zelda Goode came to River Road Church in 2010 as the Cook and Environmental Services Aide. Zelda, originally from Charles City, VA, moved to Richmond at an early age with her parents and six brothers and sisters. She is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in the city of Richmond. She her husband, Joe, have been together for over 35 years. They have two children, Uronda and Shawn. Zelda and Joe are extremely active in their church, including singing in the men’s and women’s choirs. On special occasions, especially celebrations, they like to spend time together and go out of town when they have the chance.
Jarrod Thompson, Building Support Team
Bio coming soon