Staff & Leadership

To get in contact with with anyone listed on this page, please call the church office at

 (920) 264-9564 or email info@jacobswellgb.org

  • Dan Jackson

    Senior Planting Pastor


    Dan and his wife Tricia are the parents of Corban (14), Caleb (13), Carissa (11) and Cooper (10). Dan has a Master of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary and is ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America. Dan has previously served as an Area Director for Young Life and has served as a Director of Youth Ministry, a Director of College Ministry and a Director of Family Ministry but is now answering God’s call to help plant gospel centered, Bible preaching churches in Wisconsin.


    Favorite pastime or hobby: Sports, woodworking, carpentry and country music.


    Favorite quote: “I do not set aside the grace of God, for if righteousness could be gained through the law, Christ died for nothing.” - Galatians 2:21

    “Every man dies, not every man really lives” - William Wallace

  • Spencer thomas

    Pastor of Care & Counseling


    Spencer and his wife, Molly, have had the pleasure of being friends for over 25 years. Of late, they continue to learn how to navigate together the joys and pains of parenting their three kids, Elizabeth (2015), Rea (2018) and William (2020).


    Spencer and Molly attended Truman State University for undergrad before moving to St. Louis for Spencer to earn his Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary. Spencer has a passion for creating safe places in the church where people can slow down and experience the transformative power of God's love.


    Favorite Pastimes or Hobbies: Boardgames, Lego, cheering on the Packers to victory, digging into a good story (whether a movie, a book, or a show), gardening, and spending time leisurely outdoors.


    Favorite Quotes: The gospel gives me hope, and hope is not a language the dark voices understand. - Andrew Peterson


    "O death, where is your victory?

      O death, where is your sting?"


    The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. There, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain. - 1 Cor. 15:55-58


    Life is a gift, not to possess, but to share. - Henri Nouwen


    After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. - Albus Dumbledore

  • david gallagher

    Assistant to the Pastor


    David Gallagher and his wife, Rhondalay, have been married since 2014 and are blessed with their daughter, Shiloh Grace. David graduates from Covenant Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in May of 2021. His undergraduate degree is in Music Applied: Voice Performance from UW – Green Bay. 

     

    Favorite Pastime or Hobbies: Snowboarding, running, playing guitar, boardgames, and going on drives in the country with family.

     

    Favorite Quote: 1 Timothy 1:15-17, “15 The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost. 16 But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life. 17 To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.”

  • jason viljoen

    Interim Assistant to the Pastor


    Jason and his wife Lisa have been married since 2013 and have one little boy, Harrison Lewis.  Jason is completing his M.Div. through the distance program at Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) and he and his family are gearing up for long-term ministry to orphans in South Africa.  God willing, they will depart for the missions field in the summer of 2021.


    Favorite Pastime of Hobbies: Backcountry camping, biking, board games, and skiing.


    Favorite quotes: "As breathing is a sign of physical life, so praying is a sign of spiritual life." J.C. Ryle


    "By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers. But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him? Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth." 1 John 3:16-18

  • Angie Tolfa

    Administrative Assistant


    Angie and her husband John live in Bellevue and have two children, Mackenna and Hayden. Angie was a "stay home mom" for 16 years and is excited about the opportunity to use her administrative gifts to serve Christ and the congregation at Jacob's Well.


    Favorite pastime or hobby: Spending time with family outdoors and watching sports.


    Favorite quote(s): Don't worry about anything. Instead, pray about everything. Philippians 4:6

  • David STEINBARGER

    Youth Ministry Coordinator


    David and his wife Beth have been married since 2013 and have been gifted with three beautiful girls Ahnora, Sarah and Evangeline.  During the course of their marriage they have moved five times, three of which were in their first year of marriage.  They were both very thankful to buy their first house and "plant roots" in Green Bay, where they hope to stay for a long time.  David is working on finishing his Bachelors degree in Integrated Leadership Studies at UWGB and then, God willing, Seminary.  David found his passion working with youth serving as a Camp Counselor,  Program Director, Team Building Facilitator, Outdoor Education Coordinator and Adventure Trip Guide.  David has been a Youth Leader at Jacob's Well for two years and is overjoyed to be able to serve as the Youth Intern.

     

    Favorite pastime or hobby: Ultimate Frisbee, being in the woods or mountains, spending time with his girls, watching movies.

     

    Favorite Quote: John 17: 20-24 "I do not ask on behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word; that they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me.  The glory which You have given Me I have given to them, that they may be one, just as We are one; I in them and You in Me, that they may be perfected in unity, so that the world may know that You sent Me, and loved them, even as You have loved Me.  Father, I desire that they also, whom You have given Me, be with Me where I am, so that they may see My glory which You have given Me, for You loved Me before the foundation of the world."

  • Katie Horton

    Children's Ministry Coordinator


    Katie and Dan moved from their home state of MI to Green Bay area in 2013. They have three children, Amos (6), McKenzie (4), and Patrick (1). Katie received her Associates degree in Business and a certificate in Bookkeeping. Her dream was to be a stay-at-home mom and she has been blessed to be able to do so. Katie has always had a passion for kids and teens. 


    She enjoyed serving as a youth leader at their past church as well as in children's ministry. Katie enjoys the outdoors with boating, fishing, hunting. During her down time she loves to do Pinterest projects!!! 

  • Erin Luttschwager

    Licensed Contract Counselor


    Erin and her husband Jeremy are honored to be the parents of Elijah (2017), Ezra (2018), and Judah (2020).  She was raised in Green Bay and moved back to the area with Jeremy in 2016, they are thankful to be near Erin's family again.  Erin has her Master of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Seminary in Saint Louis and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  She has previously worked as a K-12 school counselor, and worked in several residential counseling settings, one for troubled teens in Kansas City and one for young women in Saint Louis.  She is grateful for the opportunity to serve Jacob's Well and the community at large as a counselor and hopes to provide a place and space for growth and healing as the Lord does his good and faithful work.


    Favorite pastime or hobby: Playing games (board games, card games, any games!), reading, playing piano, watching football, tent camping, and spending time with family.


    Favorite quote: "Wherever you are, be all there." -Jim Elliot

    "The entire Bible bears witness to this gift of newness from our God and His son, Jesus... To God's ability to give newness to a world filled with endings." - Walter Brueggemann


  • tony beach

    Contract Counselor


    Tony and his wife Julie are both from Sheboygan Falls, WI and are the grateful parents of Jeremiah (2005), Levi (2007), Hannah (2009), Elizabeth (2013), and three children who they're eagerly awaiting meeting in heaven.  They lived for 18 years in the Twin Cities.  Tony obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Cross Cultural Communications from Bethany International University and a Master's of Divinity from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul with a focus on Biblical Exposition and Counseling.  Tony directed the mentoring program for at risk kids, counseled, and oversaw the career adults ministry at Bethlehem Baptist in Minneapolis and served as Pastor for Family Ministries at Valley Baptist Church.  At both churches counseling youth and adults in a variety of situations was a significant part of his ministry.  His history includes his own several year struggle with depression and anxiety and experiencing God's deep work in Christ.  He loves helping others find God's strength in their own struggles.  Tony is is excited to serve Jacob's Well as a counselor while he works on a doctorate of ministry in biblical counseling

     

    Favorite Pastime/Hobbies:  cross country skiing, prayer walks, strategy games (Pandemic Legacy right now), football, baseball, basketball, hiking and anything we can convince all four kids to do together.  

     

    Favorite Quotes:  "I have a great need for Christ.  I have a great Christ for my need."  Charles Spurgeon

     

    "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.  Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses."  2 Cor 12:9


  • jack rymer

    Seminary Intern & A/V


    Jack is a Green Bay native who is currently engaged to the lovely Elisabeth Nier and is excited to get married this July. Jack is currently in LAMP seminary and is interning at the church on a part-time basis while also working part-time in construction and remodeling. Jack's main responsibilities are to oversee the audio/visual, the men's ministries and the missions committee of the church. Jack is also an active leader in the Oasis Youth Group and feels blessed to be serving such a loving God in such a wonderful body of believers.


    Favorite Pastime/Hobbies: hiking, being out in nature, movie marathons (more specifically extended Lord of The Rings), running and rugby.


    Favorite Quote: "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose" Jim Elliot


    "For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin so that in him we might become the righteousness of God." 2 Corinthians 5:21



  • ALLISON TUTTLE

    Women's Ministry Coordinator


    Allison and her husband Paul moved to Green Bay in June 2016. She and her husband both grew up in Sheboygan, WI, lived elsewhere for 17 years and are happy to call Wisconsin home again. They have four sons, Hudson, Rhys, Clark and Jack.


    Although not currently practicing, Allison has her Master of Medical Science and is trained as a physician assistant. She now spends most of her days chasing and loving her four little boys. In her spare time, Allison enjoys long-distance running, knitting and reading.


    Allison's desire for the women's ministry at Jacob's Well Church is that it be Word-filled and gospel-centered. She hopes to encourage women to know and love God with their own minds, be transformed by the renewing of their minds and then live out the gospel in their circles of influence.


  • Ron Jung

    Ruling Elder


    Ron and his wife, Wendy, live in Green Bay and have five children. He received his Master of Divinity from North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago. Ron serves as the Headmaster of Providence Academy in Green Bay.

  • TIM GREMORE

    Ruling Elder


    Tim and his wife, Natalie, have 5 children: Gretta, Sam, Silas, Leila and Theo and they live in Green Bay. Time grew up in Wrightstown and met Natalie while participating in campus ministry as a student at UW LaCrosse. Natalie home schools the kids and is involved in Classical Conversations while Tim is employed at Headway, working remotely with startups. He is thankful to share in Christ's finished work with Jacob's Well and to share that work with Northeast Wisconsin and beyond.



  • Mark Kaiser

    Ruling Elder


    Mark and his wife, Nina, have resided in Green Bay the past 21 years raising 4 beautiful children. Mark has served as an Elder in both the PCA and OPC while being involved with four church plants. Mark received his BS – Chemical Engineering (1982) and Executive MBA (2002) from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and currently serves as the President/CEO of Lindquist Machine Corporation in Green Bay.

  • DAN CONARD

    Ruling Elder


    Dan and Janet's family consists of Anna, her husband, Dave, Laura, her husband Drew and six grandchildren. Dan and Janet met when they were 15 years old. They grew up together as best friends in the Green Bay area.


    Dan has a diverse business background and currently works for Stevens Equipment in the HVAC industry. 


    We enjoy walking in the woods, bike riding, kayaking or anything involving water.


    Favorite Bible verse: That I may know him, the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings... Philippians 3:10

  • TED KEMEN

    Ruling Elder


    I am married to Jamie and have two sons, Tommy and Trevor. Jamie and I met the last week of my Senior year at Bethel University.


    Some of my favorite things to do are downhill ski in the winter, swim and fish in the summer, workout at Crossfit Green Bay and go out to eat with Jamie.


    My favorite Bible verse is the parable of the Prodigal Son, Luke 15:11-32.

  • JOHN ROGERS

    Ruling Elder


    I have been married to Lisa for 29 years and we have five children, ages ranging from 27 to 12. They are Geoffrey, Jack, Bailey, Macy and Lily.


    I served 20 years in the US Navy on submarines, and moved up and down the east coast from Charleston, SC to Kittery, ME. Given the chance we stay put; we've now lived in Wisconsin for about 10 years, the longest in any one place.


  • SCOTT JANSSEN

    Deacon


    I met my wife Renee in college and have been blessed to have been married to her 27 years. We have three children, Dana (23), Hayden (19), and Emma (17).


    In my spare time I like to travel our beautiful country, spend time with my family, and compete against my wife in Jeopardy.


    One of my favorite Bible verses is John 8:58, "‘Very truly I tell you’ Jesus answered, ‘before Abraham was born I Am’"

  • DAN PIERCE

    Deacon


    I have been blessed to be married to Nancy for 42 years. God brought us together at Wheaton College. We have two children, Christine (married to Cliff) and Brent (married to Ashley) and 6 grandchildren and have resided in Ashwaubenon over 39 years.


    I love Ephesians 2:8-9 "For it is by grace that you have been saved, through faith, and this is not your own doing, it is the gift of God, not by works, so that no one may boast."