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Covenant Theological Seminary
12330 Conway Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63141
Telephone: 800-264-8064

Meet Our Staff

John Ranheim – Vice President of Advancement

John RanheimJohn (MDiv '06) joined the Development staff in 2005 to assist with the "By His Grace, for His Glory" capital campaign. John has continued to work to advance the mission of Covenant Seminary by expanding the current support base of individual donors, foundations, and churches. He especially enjoys finding ways of connecting donor passions with needs for advancing the gospel. Prior to working at Covenant, John's professional background included working in politics, campus ministry, and entrepreneurialism. As a native of Seattle, John enjoys outdoor activities, especially running and skiing. John and his best friend and wife, Elizabeth, have four young boys.

Deena Stuart – Director of Gift Planning

Deena StuartDeena began her career in development as a Director with the YMCA program in Exton, Pennsylvania, in 1978. She then served as founding Executive Director of the Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center, and in 1992, transitioned to Director of Development for Knox Seminary. She holds a BA in Business Management and has completed course work at the National Planned Giving Institute at The College of William and Mary. Deena's mission statement is, "To connect the heart of the donor to the needs of the Seminary," a purpose which fuels her passion for seminary education to secure the future foundation of Christ's church. Deena and her pastor-husband, Bob, have been married for 44 years. They have three amazing children and nine amazing grandchildren.


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