Rev. Rodrick Echols serves as the Pastor of Congregational Development at Fairview Community Church, focused on nurturing and sustaining the spiritual, physical, and emotional well-being of the congregation. Rodrick is from Memphis, TN, a political science graduate of Brown University, and the recipient of a master's degree in divinity from Boston University (2009). He has held development roles with several prominent institutions like UC San Diego, Brown, United Way, and City Year Rhode Island. Currently, he develops funds for the Memphis-based St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. A California resident since 2010, Rodrick was recently ordained into the Evergreen Association of the American Baptist Churches USA. He enjoys reading books, movies, sports, and non-chocolate candies.