Pastor/Rector — Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine He came to the Cathedral in July 2021 from San Juan del Rio Catholic Church in Jacksonville. Bio will be updated when more is submitted.
The amazing people who help make Home Again St. Johns as successful as it is.
Born in Williamston, N.C. and graduating from Williamston High School, I entered the U.S. Air Force in January 1955. After completing Basic training, I applied for and was accepted into Officer Candidate School Program ( OCS ) I was commissioned and went on to Basic Flight training. I spent 10 years on active duty flying
Jonathan helps organizations articulate their goals then build, grow and retain winning teams that achieve results that matter. He oversees Perspectives’ mission to help more and more companies support their employees’ mental, emotional and overall wellbeing. Jonathan brings experience in clinical psychology, interpersonal coaching, human resources, organizational development, survey design and analysis, leadership training, program
Drew is a clinical psychologist, a researcher, a university professor–and a storyteller. My publications include one textbook, forty articles in peer-reviewed professional journals, a book of humorous but true stories from history for the general public, and a number of pieces in newspapers/small magazines (including The Upper Room). Drew loves to tell stories on stage
Justin Dolan opened the Charles Schwab Independent Branch in 2020, bringing the brand to St.Augustine. Schwab, one of the largest full-service investment services firms in the country, offers access to a range of modern investing, wealth management and personal finance guidance and services that combine the best of what people and technology can provide. A
Mónica Ortiz -Sanchez served the children of New York City for 25 years after working in the accounting field for 10 years. She earned a B.S in Accounting and a M.S. in Education from Lehman College (CUNY). She received her C.A.S in Educational Administration from New York University and in 2012 earned her doctoral degree
Rich LaVista was born and raised in Westhampton Beach, Long Island, New York; earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Psychology from Long Island University in New York City in 1974; and moved to Melbourne Florida to pursue a career in Financial /Retirement Planning with E F Hutton and Company in 1978 and has served
Alex Najarian was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts; earned his law degree at St. John’s University in New York City in 2014; and spent his early career working in the entertainment industry in New York prior to relocating to St. Augustine Beach Alex currently is an attorney at The Corneal Law Firm where he
Rachel assists with the following duties: Food Stamps SSI (Supplemental Security Income) SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) Medicaid Unemployment Assistance with employment-related needs such as job search, resume assistance, etc.
Ellen Walden has been a resident of St Johns County since 1963, attending area schools. She graduated from St Joseph’s Academy and went on to further her education at Flagler College. Ellen has spent the last 42 years in management positions in organizations and government positions assisting the community with health and human services; 27