Our Staff

Senior Pastor

Senior Pastor

Ellis Orozco First Baptist Richardson

Dr. Ellis Orozco

Senior Pastor

Dr. Ellis Orozco joined our church in 2009, bringing experience and energy with him. Born and raised in Houston, Pastor Ellis graduated from Texas A&M in engineering, holds a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Seminary and a Doctorate from Truett Seminary of Baylor University. Pastor Ellis has preached at events across the country and worked on mission trips around the world. He and his wife Priscilla have three children: Gabriel, Michael, and Celeste.



Keith Lowry

Discipleship Pastor

Dr. Paul Magyar

Senior Adult Pastor

Matt Thigpen

Next Generation Pastor



Ron Evans

Missions Pastor

Christi Vaupel

Missions Associate



Ivy Lassiter

Children’s Pastor

Fran Walker

Associate Children’s Pastor

Vicki Schmidt

Children’s Worship Pastor

Stephanie Bowlin

Administration Specialist

Carol Looney

Childcare Coordinator



Randy Robertson

Student Pastor

Young Adults and Digital Campus

 Digital Campus & Young Adults

Drew Doss

Digital Campus and Young Adults Pastor

Worship Arts

Worship Arts

Andy Swanner

Worship and Creative Arts Pastor
Josiah Warneking First Baptist Richardson

Josiah Warneking

Worship & Comm. Pastor

Pat Wortman

Administrative Specialist

Connor Patton

Creative Arts Associate

Operations & Communications

Operations & Communications

Renetta Montgomery

Senior Director of Operations

Hannah Starr

Communications Director

Kandace Hass

Facilities Coordinator

Deb Starnes

Activities Center Director

Tracie McCormick

Event Team

Carol Ann Wade

Event Team

Office & Administrative

Office & Administrative

Frances McLaughlin

Office Manager

Liz Farmer

Administrative Specialist

Kim Smith

Administrative Specialist

Cammie Tisdale

Administrative Specialist

Rae Crouch

Administrative Specialist/Receptionist

First Kids

First Kids

Amanda Powell

First Kids Director

Kim Kramer

First Kids Administrative Manager

Molly Dykstra

First Kids Associate