Jim Ricci has been the Business Administrator at The Church of Grace and Peace since 2007. Jim is a graduate of Nazarene Bible College with a degree in Biblical Studies and a minor in Pastoral Counseling. He also studied N.T. Greek at the New York School of the Bible, Calvary Baptist Church. Jim worked with Jews for Jesus as a volunteer missionary in NYC, having done artwork for several of their tracts called “broadsides.” He served as a pastor for 12 years in Colorado, Alaska, North Dakota, and New Jersey.
Jim spent 12 years in the corporate arena in the Banking Services and the Insurance Industries. He is also a certified Corporate Trainer with Achieve Global, and worked as a Speaker Trainer in the pharmaceutical industry. In July of 2012 Jim received his Certification as a Church Administrator (CCA) from the National Association of Church Business Administrators.
Josette joined the staff of The Church of Grace and Peace in May 2011, she currently serves as the Operations Administrator. Josette possesses both spiritual and natural gifts in the areas of administration and management. Her can-do attitude is also well placed in the administration office.
Jeremy joined the staff of The Church of Grace and Peace in 2007. He serves as the IT Administrator. In addition to computers, Jeremy also maintains our phone system, pod casts, and website. His education includes graduating Ocean County Vocational Technical School and Ocean County College with a degree in Computer Science.
Anna joined the staff at Grace and Peace in January of 2014. She brings with her over 20 years managerial, Human Resource, and Budget Management experience. Anna was most recently Regional and District Manager for Regis Corporation in their Supercuts Division.
Anna was instrumental in the expansion and development of Salons spanning the entire eastern seaboard. Anna has served at the Church of Grace and Peace in a multitude of ways including Life Group Leader and Prayer & Altar Team member. Anna has also been a mentor to several women in the wholeness program.
Bill joined the staff at The Church of Grace and Peace in September 2010. Prior to being employed in the custodial area, he served in his free time as an office volunteer for two years. Bill was previously employed as a Customer Service Manager with Wawa for five years. He attended Ocean County Vocational Technical School and DeVry University. Bill’s favorite scripture is 2 Corinthians 5:17.
Marlene came to The Church of Grace and Peace in 1987. You could say she was an “original” member. She started on staff in April, 2011.
Marlene has a great deal of experience in custodial services and has been a caretaker for local business schools. She also currently holds a position with Allentown High School where she works during the day, which allows her to work here in the evening. She has been involved in missionary work for 20 years including owning property in Guatemala which she uses to care for widows and orphans. Marlene has one daughter, Susan; 3 grandchildren and one great grandchild.