Doug's role, as Senior Minister, is to provide overall leadership for the church through preaching, administration, and pastoral care. He graduated from the University of Montevallo with a B.S. degree in Counseling and Guidance, and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, with a Masters degree in Divinity, a Masters degree in Theology, and a Ph.D. in Christian Preaching.
Doug and his wife, Judy, have two children who live in the Jacksonville, FL area. He enjoys golf, reading, and going to movies with Judy.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Vince is responsible for overseeing the operations of the church's facilities and their condition. He is staff liason for the maintenance, kitchen, security and library committees. Vince graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Vince and his wife, Elise, have been members of Mountain Brook Baptist Church since 1978. They have two children: Ben and Julia, who are also members. He enjoys reading on his deck, music, and attending sporting events.
As the Associate Minister, Wayne works with Young Professionals, Young Marrieds, and our Associate Deacons. Wayne also preaches once a month in our Contemporary Worship Service and is a staff liaison for our Missions Committee. Wayne graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.A. in Computer Science (2001) and from Beeson Divinity School with a Masters of Divinity (2007).
Wayne is married to Mary and they have two children. Wayne enjoys reading, listening to good music, cheering on the South Carolina Gamecocks and spending time with his family.
DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY MINISTRIES
Sharon has been with Mountain Brook Baptist Church since 1987. She is responsible for children from birth through the sixth grade. Growing up in Birmingham, Sharon was a member of Mountain Brook Baptist Church and became a Christian at eleven years of age during the Birmingham Billy Graham Crusade.
Before becoming a part of MBBC, Sharon was at Auburn University. She worked as the Interim Campus Minister and part-time Minister of Youth at First Baptist Church of Dadeville, Alabama. She and her husband, Larry, have been married for 16 years. Sharon enjoys cooking, traveling, playing tennis and anything Auburn!
Sharon has a B.S. Degree from Auburn University in Health and Recreation Administration and Health and Physical Education.
MINISTER TO STUDENTS
Hayden works with Junior and Senior High Students in her role as Minister to Students. She graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas with a B.A. degree in Biblical Studies and Communications. Hayden graduated in 2013 from Beeson Divinity School with a Master of Divinity degree. Hayden is married to Cody. Together they enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends.
MINISTER OF CONNECTIONS
DR. KELY HATLEY
MINISTER OF MUSIC AND ACTIVE CHRISTIAN LIVING (55+ ADULTS)
Kely's responsibilities include leadership in worship planning and the implementation and supervision of a fully graded music program designed to give God our highest praise. Hailing from the Birmingham area, he graduated from Gardendale High School. Kely is a graduate of Samford University for both his undergraduate degree in Music Education and his Master’s of Church Music degree. He also holds a DWS degree in Worship Studies from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies in Jacksonville, FL.
Kely and his wife, Lassie, have four children: Hudson, Hannah Grace, Caroline, and Sarah Cate. He enjoys music, running, watching his kids play soccer, and riding his motorcycle.