Emily Hammond: Director of Operations
Emily grew up in Central Florida and attended college at Samford University, where she earned a B.A. in Psychology, and minors in Business and Spanish. Emily has participated in internship programs with Missionary Training International (MTI), where she worked with children whose parents were going on the mission field, as well as with Mission to the World (MTW) in Mexico. After graduating from college, Emily worked in Youth Ministry for several years at Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama. She married her life-long friend, Mark Hammond, and they currently reside in Maitland, Florida. For the past few years, Emily has held different roles at Orangewood Christian School, most recently as a Guidance Counselor. She and Mark are members of NewCity (a Presbyterian Church in America church that was planted in 2008), where they have attended and served for the past four years. As a previous GCA employee and volunteer, Emily’s primary focus with GCA is to ensure that the ministry’s operations, resources and personnel are managed in an effective and efficient manner.