Thrivent Member Network - Rocky Mountain Region

Our Leadership Team

Leading Thrivent. Serving Members.

The Thrivent Member Network is a group of local Christians who come together to learn, support one another and make a real impact in our communities. We’re part of Thrivent, a membership-owned, holistic financial services organization that is committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking and generosity programs to help people achieve financial clarity and make the most of all they’ve been given.

For over 100 years, Thrivent has been helping people build their financial futures and live more generous lives. Today, it’s a Fortune 500 company that offers a full range of expert financial solutions, serving more than 2 million clients, as well as the communities in which they live and work. Get to know the women and men who are proud to serve on the Thrivent Board of Directors and the executive leadership team by visiting the Governance page on

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Your Thrivent Member Network Board

 The Thrivent Member Network regional board is made up of Thrivent members. The board provides leadership and strategic insights to help carry out Thrivent's mission on a local level. If you’re a member, you can have a voice in making a meaningful choice by voting in the elections for the Thrivent Member Network board. 

Cheryl Chapman, Ph.D., P.E.

Executive Chair

Hometown: Rapid City, SD    
Congregation: Calvary Lutheran

Along with more than 40 years of Thrivent membership, Dr. Chapman brings experience from her career as an engineer, corporate leader, and volunteer in many organizations. “Our Thrivent membership connects us with other Christians in our communities to find ways to change the world.”

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Craig Glass

Hometown: Monument, CO
Congregation: Woodmen Valley Chapel

Glass, the founder and president of Peregrine Ministries, has over 40 years of experience in missions, church staff and para-church ministries. "When I first heard Thrivent's values of helping others invest wisely, give generously and see communities thrive, I thought, 'I whole-heartedly agree, and am honored to support that vision!'” Craig and his wife, Beryl, were married in 1976, have three children and six grandchildren.

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Jim Barclay

Hometown: Evergreen, CO
Congregation: Evergreen Lutheran

Barclay is the former president and CEO of Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains. A longtime member, Barclay understands Thrivent's need to grow and adapt. "I hope to encourage new member growth, strengthen engagement with The Thrivent Way and help ignite generosity across the Rocky Mountain Region."

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Rev. Dr. Douglas Hill

Hometown: Littleton, CO
Congregation: Abiding Hope Church

Rev. Dr. Douglas Hill, the Lead Pastor of Abiding Hope, Littleton, CO is passionate about architecting cultures in which people are drawn into a way of life built upon authentic worship, deep relationships, sacrificial service, and radical generosity. Driven by this passion, he has initiated a grassroots movement across the ELCA for revitalizing congregations through the process of cultural transformation.

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Mark Holdt

Hometown: Estes Park, CO
Congregation: Rocky Mountain Church

Holdt brings a wealth of experience in volunteerism and governance. The principal owner at Mountain Sage Consulting, he has developed a strong vision for growing the Thrivent Member Network. "My goal is to develop a working model for regional boards that can be replicated across the country."

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Deborah Kelly, Esq.

Hometown: Boulder, CO
Congregation: Atonement Lutheran Church

Kelly has more than 30 years experience as a business attorney in private practice and as in-house counsel, along with an MBA (Finance). She has served on a number of nonprofit and service organization boards and is committed to helping organizations achieve their missions. "Thrivent is such a special organization, helping members achieve financial stability and surplus, and igniting their generosity."

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