Meet Our Staff

Ryan Gant, Minister of Music & Family Outreach

Ryan is our Minister of Music & Family Outreach. Ryan is married to his bride of nearly 5 years, Kayla, and together they have a son, Logan. They have been a part of the Maple Avenue family since March of 2017! He received his Bachelors degree from the Baptist College of Florida in 2014, and is graduating with his Masters degree from BCF in December of 2018. In his spare time, he enjoys riding his bike, and running.

Michael Herrera, Minister to Youth & College

Michael has served Maple Avenue for almost five years in various capacities. He graduated from the Baptist College of Florida with a Bachelors degree, and is currently pursuing a Masters degree from Southern Seminary. He is married to a wonderful lady named Bailey. Together they welcomed their son Jude to the world in November of 2018. They also have two puppies-Enzo and Lulu. Michael was born on December 19th, 1987 in Atlanta, GA. Michael has a love for fun and games, but his true love, apart from his wife, is being a good Bible teacher. He loves teaching God’s word in a way that is interesting and impactful. His greatest focus is gospel-centered preaching and teaching.

Nancy Williford, Administrative Assistant to the Pastor

Nancy came to the Maple Avenue family in 2006. She is married to Tommy Williford. She and Tommy have been married for 34 years. They have two grown sons, Matthew (and his wife Catherine) and Joshua. She has been a resident of Geneva since 1975.