Advancement Staff

The Advancement Office is available to assist donors and families in fulfilling their philanthropic journey by supporting the ministry at Concordia. Our team enjoys partnering with donors in their desire to support our various programs, teams, and clubs, as well as the school's endowment and overall ministry operations. 

Joel Bode, Head of School, ( oversees the entire ministry operations of Concordia while also advancing the ministry through donors visits and presentations.


Jonathan Schleicher, CFRE, Director of Advancement, ( oversees the strategic management of the Advancement team, while visiting donors and assisting them with non-traditional gifts such as appreciated securities or planned giving options.


Ashley Rains, Advancement Officer, ( visits  donors and secures gifts from those who desire to support the ministry of Concordia, as well as leads and plans special events for the school and alumni.


Rachel Hill, Advancement Assistant & Web Administrator, ( processes gifts to Concordia and manages the donor database. In addition, Hill serves as the official school photographer and maintains our websites and social media.


Kerry McClure, Grant Writer, ( seeks, composes, and oversees grant funding from various granting foundations in an effort to further advance our ministry.