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Scott Talbot, CFP®, CAP®

Executive Director

Scott has worked in the field of financial planning for over 30 years, including 20+ years in planned giving. Prior to joining Dallas Seminary Foundation, he served as the Senior Executive Director of Planned Giving at World Vision, where he assisted donors with their planning needs and managed a team of 14.
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Kevin Kurtz

Planned Giving Officer

Kevin Kurtz became a member of the Foundation team in June, 2016. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, NC, with a BA in Economics.
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Dana Barber

Advancement Officer

Dana has served in the Foundation and Advancement departments at DTS since 2001. “I enjoy getting to know people who desire to support the mission of Dallas Seminary,” she shares. “It is a delight to help them establish meaningful gifts and to express gratitude for their generosity.”
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Cheryl Richardson

Director of Gift Administration

Cheryl Richardson joined the Foundation team in February of 2013 coming from Denver Seminary. A native of Denver, CO, Cheryl has managed accounting, marketing, and office responsibilities in both professional and ministry roles in Colorado, California, and in the Lone Star state.
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Kayla Jimenez

Administrative Assistant

Kayla Jimenez became a member of the Foundation team in December 2017. Born and raised in San Angelo, Texas, Kayla obtained her BA in Psychology and MS in Counseling Psychology from Angelo State University.
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Mary-Kathryn Stephens

Mary-Kathryn Stephens joined Dallas Seminary Foundation in October, 2020. She grew up in East Texas and obtained her BBA degree in Accounting from Texas A&M and her MEd degree in Counseling from the University of Arkansas.
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