Toni is from the Midwest, both Illinois and Missouri. She attended SIU-Carbondale, majoring in Business Admin and later went to Bible College in St. Louis where she received a BA in Biblical Studies. Her career background has been ministry/non-profit work which she describes as “rich and rewarding”. She served on a church staff for 12 years in St. Louis, served as the Director of Mosaic Pregnancy and Health Center ministry in metro St. Louis for 7 years, worked with the Red Cross as a Unit Manager in Pontiac, IL, then was called and led by God to work with Habitat for Humanity in Bloomington/Normal, IL as their Family Services/Support/Selection Manager as well as Volunteer Coordinator for 12 years. As Ministry Operations Coordinator at ALC, Toni oversees the day-to-day ministry team. Toni loves loves the teamwork and unity amongst the staff and enjoys serving along side congregation members.