Pastor Fred joined The City Life Church staff in October of 2007. Before that he was on the pastoral staff at Mechanicsville Christian Center for 8 years. He majored in Business Economics at Randolph- Macon and then Spent 5 years in the sponsor services department of an international child sponsorship agency. Pastor Fred spent the next 10 years living in the inner-city of Richmond where he devoted himself to revitalizing a community that suffered from poverty, crime, and despair through both practical service and a message of hope in Jesus Christ. While he did this, he was in a senior management role for an area retailer’s bank. He is married to the love of his life, Vannessa, and they have three beautiful children; Derick, Ethan, and Claire.