meet our staff

  • bob bartelme, Lead Pastor

    Fun Facts: Born and raised a “cheesehead" from Brookfield, WI. Loves everything Packers, Badgers, Brewers, and Bucks! 

    Favorite Food: Mexican

    Favorite Authors: Gary Thomas, Tim Keller, J. Oswald Sanders

    Favorite Artists: For King and Country, Chris McClarney, Bethel Music

    Hobbies/Interests: Biking, golfing, hunting, and boating on area lakes

    Family: I’ve been married to my best friend, Natalie, for 30 years and have two adult children

    Learner: B.A. in Communication Arts from University of Wisconsin-Madison; Masters of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

  • ALEX HERMAN, Student Ministries DIRECTOR

    Fun Facts: I can “play” almost any sport while wearing slides!

    Favorite Food: Anything Pasta

    Favorite Artists: Chris Renzema, Shane and Shane, J Monty

    Hobbies/Interests: Weightlifting, playing guitar, and playing board games!

    Family: I am married to the love of my life, Kasey!

    Learner: B.S. in Mathematics with Comp. Sci. minor from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

  • Kasey Herman, Children's ministry Director

    Fun Fact: I am from Ohio

    Favorite Food: Sandwiches!

    Favorite Artists: The Gray Havens, Josh Garrels, Scott Krippayne, and many, many others

    Interests: Traveling and exploring new places, playing board games, and singing

    Family: I have been married to Alex Herman since Aug. 16, 2021

    Learner: I graduated highschool in 2015 and have completed 2 years of college


    Fun Fact: I have twin daughters who have different birthdays

    Favorite Artists: Cain, Mercy Me, For King & Country, I Am They, Building 429

    Hobbies/interests: Taking walks, watching sports (especially football), and spending time with family & friends

    Favorite Podcasts: I love listening to Daily Audio Bible while I take my daily walk

    Family: My husband and I have been married for 25 years and we have 3 children

    Learner: Administrative Assistant degree from Fox Valley Technical College


    Fun Facts: I love plants & gardening, California, and walks by the water

    Favorite Foods: Sandwiches! Gluten-free bread was a game changer!

    Favorite Artists: My sisters. So talented! 

    Interests: Birds, rock collecting, Ultimate Frisbee, aquariums & anything to do with the ocean  

    Favorite Podcasts: Quick to Listen, Relevant, That Sounds Fun

    Family: Oldest of four girls born in Texas and auntie to Ezra and baby Silas! 

    Learner: B.S. in Elementary Education from Carroll University