Cliff Lea
Senior Pastor
Cliff is the lead pastor for both teaching and church leadership. He is a graduate of Southwestern Theological Seminary and has authored several books. He and his wife Suzy have five sons.Cliff is the author of the books Give Me Your Heart, Worth the Wait and In God We Trust. For more information about Pastor Cliff's writing, visit clifflea.com
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Art Ayris
Executive Pastor
Art is the interim Campus Pastor at the Village Park campus and Executive Pastor at the main campus where he oversees ministry development, long range, administrative and financial operations. He also publishes and writes comics for Kingstone Comics. He and his wife, Kelly have two grown sons.
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Gary Blanchard
Legacy Pastor
Gary is our Legacy Adult Pastor with an emphasis on Pastoral Care, Nursing Home Ministry and Home visitation.  He has been a member of First Baptist since 1972 and joined the staff in 1999.  Gary and Judy have two  married daughters and four grandchildren. Email Gary Blanchard
Greg Frescoln
First Academy Leesburg Administrator
Greg Frescoln has been the administrator of First Academy Leesburg for over 20 years. Greg has seen the school grow from K-6th to K-12th with currently over 350 students enrolled. Greg is married to Jackie who also teaches at the school. They have two sons Sawyer and Wyatt. Email Greg Frescoln
Suzanne Garner
Preschool Director
Suzanne was born and raised in Leesburg and is a life-long member of First Baptist Leesburg. She graduated from William Carey College with BS degree in Sociology and minor in Child Development/Home Economics.  She has been on staff since 1980.  Suzanne serves as director of our First Connections Ministry/Outreach and oversees weekly childcare for First Academy Preschool, and administrates all preschool activities of the church.  She and her husband, Reggie, a Lake County builder, and Garner Estate Sales,  have 4 children, 2 son in laws, and 4 grandchildren! Email Suzanne Garner
Teresa Hoffman
Children's Director
Teresa serves as the Children’s Director. She is married to Tony Hoffman and together they have 4 children. She has been working in Preschool and Children's Ministry for over 20 years. Her goal is to help children and families come to know Jesus and grow strong in their relationship with Him. Along with serving at FBC, Teresa also does training and consulting for the FL Baptist Convention in the areas of Preschool and Children's Ministry. Email Teresa Hoffman
Bill Jones
Missions Pastor

Christian Care Center Director & International Missions

Bill is the Executive Director of both the Christian Care Center (comprised of 7 different ministries) as well as the Community Medical Care Center (our medical partnership with Leesburg Regional Medical Center).  His goal is to inspire and support his staff and volunteers to be fully engaged in their mission of Meeting Needs and Sharing Christ.  He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Civil Engineering and has a Master's Degree from Dallas Theological Seminary.  He and his wife Mandy have 3 daughters. Email Bill Jones
Ken Scrubbs
Community Outreach Pastor
Ken Scrubbs oversees the after-school community program held at the Genesis Center with his wife Linda. He is active in reaching the community through his involvement in this nationally recognized program, the local schools as well as the prison system. Ken is on leadership teams throughout the state and is actively involved in influencing the community towards the Gospel. Email Ken Scrubbs
Jamie Weathers
Pastor to Families & Young Adults
Jamie and his wife have two children and lead young families and college adults. With 20 years in Student Ministry, he continues to lead families and young adults in spiritual growth through opportunities of service, missions, and biblical studies. His desire is to see families walk hand in hand, excited about church and the word of God.
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Chris Wegmann
Student Pastor
Chris leads our youth ministry in Bible studies, mission trips, retreats and other events. He loves seeing youth begin to understand how amazing our God is. He received a Bachelor’s in Christian Studies from The Baptist College of Florida, and currently working on his Masters of Divinity at Liberty Seminary.
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Stephen Wolgamott
Worship Pastor
Stephen has led the music ministry for FBC since 2008. He is a graduate of The Baptist College of Florida with a degree in Church Music and has a Master's degree in Religion from Liberty University. He and his wife Jennifer have four children.
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