Stephen has a long history with Sandy Cove, dating back to his childhood where his walk with Jesus Christ began through the children’s camping ministry of Sandy Cove, at Camp Sandy Hill. Stephen served on summer staff at Sandy Cove during his teenage years. He has held the position of Program Director since 2008 and in 2014 was names as Sandy Cove’s 6th President/CEO.
Stephen’s long involvement with the ministry has instilled in him a deep appreciation and love for the rich legacy of Sandy Cove Ministries. He has a firmly rooted passion for Sandy Cove’s mission of helping people connect with God and each other in order to be transformed into the image of Christ through His Word, His creation and community.
Todd Rivetti, Chairman of the Board, stated, “We are excited to have Stephen as Sandy Cove’s President. Stephen has a heart for enabling God’s work in the lives of people. His relational leadership style is contagious. Stephen’s rich relationships with Sandy Cove’s staff, guests and speakers will significantly enhance his start as President. We look forward to continuing the growth the ministry is experiencing.”
Stephen and his wife, Beth, live in North East, Maryland. They are active at Way of Life Community Church in Rising Sun, MD where Stephen serves on the worship team and preaches on occasion.