Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Douglas called as director of Church of the Brethren Pension Plan.

Scott Douglas has been called by Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT) to serve as director of the Church of the Brethren Pension Plan and BBT's Employee Financial Services at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill. Douglas, who has extensive experience in marketing and sales of pension and insurance plans, is an ordained minister who has served 13 years with Church of the Brethren-related organizations.

In previous positions, he served from 1986-96 as associate pastor of Northminster Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis. He worked for the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies for four years in the 1990s. From 1993-97 he served as a licensed insurance agent for the Mutual Aid Association of the Church of the Brethren. From 1997-2006 he was director of Older Adult Ministries for the former Association of Brethren Caregivers.

In 2007, Douglas earned a master of social work degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He also holds a master of divinity degree from McCormick Theological Seminary and a bachelor of science degree in management/marketing with a minor in psychology from Purdue University.

Douglas will join BBT fulltime on Jan. 5, but is expected to begin limited work in December. He is a member of Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren.

Source: 12/3/2008 Newsline

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