Isaac is Lead Teaching Pastor of South Valley Community Church. He likes talking theology, history, and culture. Isaac lives in Gilroy with his wife, three sons, and two daughters. On his days off, he likes to go fishing and venture outdoors. Isaac also serves on the leadership board for the Regeneration Project.
Kevin is the Discipleship and Ministry Pastor as well as an Elder. Before coming on staff in 2016, he helped plant a church and performed several roles behind the scenes at SVCC while working in his business career. He has lived in Gilroy with his wife and two children since 2000.
Sam is a Teaching Pastor and Missions Pastor at South Valley Community Church. He has been married to his wife Christina for thirteen years and the two of them have three children, Jubilee, Phoebe, and Isaiah. In addition to his pastoral ministry, Sam is a member of the Board of Directors for Hope of the Nations. His main hobbies include studying theology and philosophy, reading, and trail running.
Dean's business career spanned 46 years, with emphasis in accounting, business planning, and IT Systems Development both domestically and internationally prior to joining SVCC. He currently resides with his wife in Morgan Hill, CA. They have three adult sons, three grandsons, and a great granddaughter.
Ann has been the Accounting Manager since 2010. She brings her experience from her Business Administration degree, her accounting work for her husband's business, and her work at various non-profits to her duties at SVCC. She is grateful that God has a place for her gifts in service to His church.
Terri started attending SVCC in 1986. In 1992, she joined the staff as the Children's Pastor. After ministering to the children and their families for nearly 20 years she decided to pursue a new career by earning an accounting and business degree. Terri returned to the staff in 2014 as the HR Manager and Accounting Assistant.
Tammy Stone joined our staff 9 years ago. Tammy is very passionate about empowering others to engage in mission while being a light in the community. She is working on her certification in Biblical Counseling in Crisis and Trauma Care. Tammy volunteers in the community as part of the Volunteer in Policing program at the Gilroy Police Department.
Allison has been a member of SVCC since 2015 and lives in Gilroy with her husband Janos and their daughter Rebekah. She graduated from William Jessup University in 2021 with a B.A. degree in Psychology and a minor in Bible and Theology. In her free time, Allison enjoys going for walks, cooking, and playing piano.
As our Technical Support Administrator, Jerry maintains electronics and services we rely on to function in a high tech, connected world. Jerry, his wife, Sheri, and three children moved to Gilroy in 1984 to help start SVCC. He currently serves on the elder board and worship team. He thoroughly enjoys being "Grandpa" to seven of the greatest grandkids on this planet!
Adolfo Tellez oversees all maintenance and repairs of building and grounds on multiple sites. He started attending South Valley Community Church in 1996 and joined the staff in 2008. He is a Veteran of the United States Army. He has lived in Gilroy since 1976. He enjoys his family and helping others.
Caroline has been attending SVCC since 1998. She loves serving the Lord, singing and spending quality time with her family. She recently attended a local college and received her AS degree in Health Science. She enjoys tutoring children in English. She is thrilled to be working on staff at SVCC.