Our Team

Shane Freeman

Lead Pastor

Shane and his wife, Amber, have been married for 22 years. They have two girls (Scarlett & Sophie) who keep them on their toes and bring them incredible joy. Shane is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary where he received a Masters of Theology (ThM). He enjoys running, movies, eating Mexican food (particularly chips and salsa), and reading theology. On his day off, he loves kicking back and hanging out with his girls.

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Kevin Conklin

Care & Staff Pastor

Kevin is married to his best friend Karyn, they have 4 adult children, two sons in law and 5 grandchildren.  Kevin graduated from Taylor University with a B.A. in Communication/Theatre Arts and has been in Pastoral ministry since 1985. Kevin also serves our Military as a Master Level Trainer by providing seminars for military couples through Stronger Families.

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Jonathan Bareham

Executive Pastor

Jonathan has been part of the Southbrook family for eleven years.  Prior to assuming a staff role in 2018, he volunteered in various areas of ministry including; growth groups, marriage, prayer, and discipleship. In addition to his role as Executive Pastor, Jonathan is an elder and teaching pastor, and provides pastoral oversight to our groups ministry. He is passionate about meeting people where they are and helping them take their next steps toward becoming more like Jesus.  Originally from England, Jonathan and his wife, Judith, have been married for 26 years and have three children.

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Kasey Carter

Family Pastor

Kasey has been serving in various capacities of family ministry for the past 26 years. Kasey and his wife, Kim, have been married for 16 years. They have two daughters, Sara and Camilla. Kasey is passionate about creating environments that are conducive to the transforming work of God and making disciples who learn what it's like to worship Him daily. He believes that both parents, as well as the church, have a biblical role in the shaping and nurturing of a child's heart. Kasey enjoys more rugged activities like the outdoors, motorcycles, power tools, and competitive shooting.

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Kelly Manus

Assimilation, Communication, & Mission Director

Kelly serves as the Assimilation, Communication, & Mission Director, supporting all the staff by communicating the church’s vision, mission, and events in effective ways. She loves pouring into the next generation and is inspired and energized by the many stories of how God has made lasting change in their lives and in the lives of others. Kelly has her Bachelors of Science in Psychology, Sociology, and Religion.

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Jared Long

Facilities Director

Jared’s passion for operations leads him to serve by maintaining the facilities, grounds, and vendor relationships while keeping a safe and comfortable environment for the Holy Spirit to move. As a native of Indian Land, South Carolina, he has a bachelor's degree in Sport Management from Winthrop University and has a previous background in Sports and Entertainment Operations. He enjoys kayaking, fishing, shooting, and everything outdoors.

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Raina Newman

Groups Director

Raina has been in ministry for over 14 years and has served in various leadership roles on staff here at Southbrook.  Her passion to develop leaders for the purpose of multiplication is what fuels her energy to connect people so they can grow in their relationship with Christ and become disciples who make disciples.  Raina and her husband Dan have two kids, a high schooler and a college student.  She may be little, but her appetite for good food is huge!  Although her husband and kids don’t share in the same excitement over food, they can agree that spending quality time with one another is something they all love to do together.

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Michelle Jones

Operations Director

Michelle is a wife, mother, and Operations Director for the church. She is responsible for bringing clarity of the ins and outs of the financial information reported to the leadership of Southbrook Church. 

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Tammy Paszkiewicz

Preschool Director

Tammy and her husband, Andy, have been married for 24 years.  They have three amazing teenage children.  Tammy has an Associates degree in Early Childhood and is working towards her North Carolina Administrator Credentials.  She has been working with children for 20 years in many capacities, including preschool, licensed childcare, and Southbrook Kids.  She enjoys going to the movies, eating out, crafting, and time with her family and friends.

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Ben Scarlett

Technical Director

Ben and his wife, Megan have been married for 4 years. They enjoy spending time in the mountains, kayaking, and hiking. Ben has a degree in Business Administration from Queens University of Charlotte.

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Anna Burgess

Worship Director

Anna is a native of Greenville, South Carolina. In 2012, she graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in Worship Leadership from Anderson University. Anna believes that a Worship Leader’s job extends far beyond the stage on Sunday morning. It is her prayer that Southbrook Worship is committed to not only excellent musicianship onstage, but also pouring into each other and serving the needs of the community.

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Stephanie Gates

Business Administrator

Stephanie serves as the Business Administrator. She supports and assists the church and staff by organizing, maintaining, and processing the daily reports and financials. Stephanie helps with the operational side of the business department.

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Brittney Ouellette

Executive Assistant to Lead Pastor

Brittney has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. Brittney has worked in many capacities here at Southbrook and continues to enjoy the chance to serve the mission and vision. She's married to her husband Mark and they have twin boys (Colton and Hudson) who keep them busy and blessed. 

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Adam Shiverdecker

Kids Ministry Assistant

Adam has been a part of Southbrook for 13 years and grew up in this church community. He was recently in the role as Student Intern but is now taking on the role of Kids Ministry Assistant after serving in this ministry for seven years. Adam has also volunteered with welcome team, production, assimilations, and communications. He loves serving his time at the church in all ministry areas because he wants to pour back into the community that poured into him. Adam loves watching and playing many different sports with his friends in his free time and enjoys the community element that sports involves. He is finishing his bachelor degree in Christian Ministries.

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Julie Gibson

Kids Ministry Assistant

Julie is a Connecticut native, relocating to North Carolina two years ago with her husband, Tony, and their three young-adult children, Jonathan, Hannah and Will.  She has been involved in different aspects of Children's Ministry for over 40 years, and has a strong desire to see kids commit their lives to Jesus at an early age.  Besides her family, her favorite things include autumn in New England, lighthouses, and theme parks.

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