The Staff

The Staff


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Lead Pastor - Whitewater Campus

Kevin Tranel

Kevin grew up in Cuba City, WI, working and playing hard on a local farm. He eventually graduated from UW-Whitewater with a degree in General Management, and he continues to live in Whitewater, WI with his wife and 2 children. Kevin originally began his ministry at CrossPointe as a volunteer youth leader, and quickly grew into the full-time Youth Pastor. In the summer of 2015 he accepted the role of Whitewater Campus Pastor.  Kevin has an enormous heart for the city of Whitewater and seeing people of all ages come to have an authentic and genuine relationship with Jesus Christ.


Lead Pastor - Milton Campus

Ryan Koenig

Ryan entered his career in ministry at the age of 19 when he became a youth pastor in Texas. He quickly grew as a leader and in his musical talents, eventually transitioning his role from youth pastor to worship pastor. Ryan moved with his wife and two kids to Wisconsin in March, 2010, and became not only the Worship Pastor at CrossPointe but also the Campus Pastor for the congregation in Milton, WI. During his time at CrossPointe Ryan has developed and succeeded in his desire to train up more worship leaders for the Kingdom of God.


Lead Pastor - Jefferson Campus

Andy Graf

More details coming soon!


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Administrator

Pam Quast

Pam first came to CrossPointe for a wedding, where she fell in love with the church and became a regular attender. She then applied for Secretary in June, 2004, and has developed into the master of all things behind-the-scenes. Pam is a quick learner and a great delegator, which shows in her successful ability to bring others along side of her in maintaining a solid structure for the church. Pam and her husband Glenn enjoy spending time with their 2 children and 3 granddaughters.


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Administrative Assistant - Milton Campus

Kristin Koenig

Kristin was born and raised in South Texas and met the Lord at an early age. When she moved to Wisconsin in 2010, she only knew of 60 degree winters. She quickly realized that South Texas winters were a thing of the past and purchasing a winter coat for the first time in her life was a priority. She purchased that coat along with gloves, a hat, electric blankets and space heaters. Kristin and Ryan were married in 2001 and have 2 children, Jacob and Olivia. She and Ryan enjoy raising their family in Milton and serving the Milton Campus together. 


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Administrative Assistant - Jefferson Campus

Stacy Heine

In 2005, Stacy and her family were looking for a change, so they began attending CrossPointe. Soon after she volunteered to serve in the children’s ministry. This created an opportunity for her to start serving in the office and she has now become one of the most knowledgeable people at the church regarding all of the things that go on behind-the-scenes. Stacy is married to her "blind date" and they have 2 boys. 


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Discipleship Director

Judy Walker

After raising three children and retiring from a music store inherited by her father as well as a Grade-A Dairy, Judy and her husband felt the need to downsize their property in Colorado in order to follow the leading of the Lord. This call led them to Whitewater where Judy feels the Lord using her gifts of teaching, counseling, and mentoring God's people.


Worship Director - Whitewater

Quinn Savignac


Worship Director - Milton

Erica Mitchell

Erica and her family began attending CrossPointe Milton during the Christmas season of 2010.  In 2011, the Lord opened the door for her to complete her college summer internship under the leadership of Pastor Ryan, who also officiated her marriage.  In May 2012, she graduated from North Central University Minneapolis with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Worship Leading.  She and her husband moved back to Wisconsin and continued to serve on the worship team at CrossPointe.  In August 2015, Erica became the Milton Campus Worship Director.  She is blessed with a loving, talented husband and 2 precious boys.  Their story of coming to CrossPointe is a God-given miracle.  Erica and her husband have a strong love for Jesus and strive to use their anointing and talents to encourage others to have a deeper intimacy with Christ.  Worship is not only making music with instruments and song, it is a lifestyle.


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Worship & Children's Director - Jefferson

Jaime Ganz

Jaime started coming to CrossPointe while attending school at UW-Whitewater.  During her time in college, she got involved with the Navigators student ministry on campus and developed a passion for leading worship.  After graduating, she was looking for an opportunity to pursue a greater understanding of worship ministry and enrolled in The Pointe School of Ministry.  Jaime got married in 2011 and now serves alongside her husband in the Worship Arts Ministry and other areas of ministry at CrossPointe.


Children's Director - Whitewater

Laura Gilpatrick


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Youth Directors - Jefferson

Joe & Nicole Reeves


Family Ministries Director (Children & Youth) - Milton

Sharon Ballou


Youth Directors - Whitewater

Quinn & Brittany McKenzie


Spiritual Lead Team

The following people are volunteers who come alongside of the pastoral staff in being a part of the spiritual direction of the church at all campuses.

Jon & Barb Werner
Heidi Hargan
Caryn Hayden
Chris & Natalie Goetz
                    Dean Buchholz                
Bill Schiferl
Mark & Rhonda Mitchell
                        Jill McLain                                                   Ken Walker                         
             Cesar & Brenda Valadez                                       Nancee Burge                                              Bob Pinnow                                               Tim Borowski                                          Taylor Schwandt                      Cathy Brotzman

Corporate Lead Team

The following people are volunteers who come alongside of the pastoral staff in being a part of the organizational and financial direction of the church at all campuses.
            Jim McKenzie - President                        John Hudson - Vice President                              Bob Cutshall                                              Tom Wegner                                   Scott Crowley          
                       Jim Hargan                                           Jay Savignac                  
Mike Patterson
Dawn Kummer
Jeff Neblock
Bob Gardner
Scott Richardson
Jason Ganz
                       Jerry Witkins                                                Kurt Kenas                                                Kent Hutchins                         Tim Featherstone

Church Overseers

The following people are respected spiritual leaders who are entrusted with both the spiritual and corporate accountability of the church. 

Russ Walker
One Chapel 
Austin, TX

Mike Lema
Whitewater Family Church
Whitewater, WI

Owen Cooper
Living Word Fellowship
Whitewater, WI