Board of Directors


J. Edwin (Ed) Pace III, CPA, Treasurer.

Ed received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Pensacola Christian College in 1985 and began his accounting career in 1986. He is a Certified Public Accountant and currently works with individuals, business and not-for-profit entities. He is the President and Sole Shareholder of Pace and Company, P.C. CPAs, a small public accounting firm in Rincon, GA. Ed was on the Board of Savannah Care Center for 20 years and has been active in church and teaching Sunday School for most of the last 29 years. Ed is married to Tracey Pace. Ed and Tracey have five children, eleven grandchildren.

Tony Curtis Branham, M. Div., Vice President

 Bro. Tony is married to Dorcas Herring Branham. They are the parents of two young men: Daniel and Caleb. He is a Graduate of Charleston Southern University in 1983 and a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1987. He has been involved in ministry since the age of 14 serving in a variety of capacities including youth work, minister of music, travelling revival team, and tons of mission trips. He has been employed by the Georgia Baptist Convention since 1986,working as the campus minister at Truett McConnell College, Young Harris College, and University of West Georgia. He is currently serving as the Campus Minister at Armstrong and CCGA since July of 2009. His hobbies include: eating, sports, singing, playing guitar, and wood work. His life verse is "Whatever you do, do your work HEARTILY unto God rather than men!" Colossians 3:23. He is passionate about challenging college students to grow into the fullness of Christ Jesus!

Tracey Pace, TH.D, MSA, M.ED, LPC, NCC , Secretary

 Mrs. Pace is a licensed professional counselor and has been in practice since 1999. She is the mother of five children and the grandmother of eleven. Two of her children were adopted from Smolensk, Russia. Mrs. Pace is a former member of the Air National Guard. She also served as a school counselor for several years before going it into private practice. She holds a doctorate of Biblical Theology and will counsel from a Biblical perspective when requested. She has been married to Ed Pace since 1990 and resides in Clyo, Georgia.

Thomas (Tom) Hamilton, Board Member

 Tom Hamilton is a retired veteran of the US Army. He retired in April of 2006 after 20 years of service. In 2008 he was called to pastor Liberty Missionary Baptist Church in Hinesville, Georgia. He has been married to Bernice Hamilton for 29 years and they have one daughter, and two grandchildren. In his free time he enjoys tending to his livestock farm, watching TV, fishing, and studying the word of God.

Richard collins, board member

 Richard graduated from the Citadel in 1985 with a BS in Civil Engineering. He worked at Gulfstream for 17 years in the Facilities Engineering Department. Feeling God’s call into ministry, Richard left Gulfstream and enrolled at Columbia International University. In 2007, he received his Master’s degree in Theology while he worked full time in his father’s cabinet business.

Richard has been attending Bloomingdale Alliance Church since he was 17 years old. He has grown in spiritual maturity at Bloomingdale. Over the years, Richard has served in various positions including Governing Board Member, Building Chairman, Youth Sponsor, Choir Member, Youth and Adult Bible Teacher, Elder, and Associate Pastor.

Richard's passion is seeing people grow in the Grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ by communicating the goodness of God through His authoritative Word. 

Richard is married his beautiful wife, Kendra. They have been blessed with four children: Karlee, Daniel, Brett and Jake.