Meet our staff.
Mike Austin, Pastor
Mike joined Parkway as the Senior Pastor in May 2015. A standout athlete in high school, he had opportunities to play at several colleges; however, his call to ministry led him to Moody Bible Institute (BA) and to Denver Seminary (M.Div.). In 1989, he was ordained as a Teaching Elder (PCA). Mike has been involved in youth ministry, pastoral care, missions, and church plants for over 30 years. He believes that his calling to shepherd the church through the preaching of the Word, caring for the members, and leadership of the Session and staff. Mike has been married to his lovely wife Suzanne for 34 years. They have four children and are expecting their sixth grandchild soon. Mike loves almost anything that involves the great outdoors. Most importantly, he wants to see the gospel restore men and women to the beauty for which we were all created.
Matthew Bullard, Christian Education Director
Matthew joined Parkway as Director of Christian Education and Missions in September of 2010. He graduated from King College with a BA in Biblical Studies, and following his call into educational ministry, earned a Master's degree from the Presbyterian School of Christian Education. Over the last 20 years he has been blessed to serve Churches in Casa Crande, AZ and Johns Creek, GA, before coming to Parkway. His passion is to help people of all ages come to know and truly love Jesus, and be equipped to live as God's children here and now. Matthew has been married to Sidney for nearly 23 years. Together they find great joy in raising their Spartan-racing, Lego-building, Ninja Warrior sons, Scott (11) and Luke (8). Matthew enjoys playing basketball, golfing, fishing, and just getting out into God's creation. But, even more than those things, he would love to sit down with you to hear your story and help you develop a purposeful path for growing in your faith.
Gregory Case, Music DIRECTOR
Gregory has been leading worship through various styles since his teenage years. He has a strong understanding and passion for both sacred liturgical settings as well as more contemporary approaches to worship. Gregory has toured parts of Europe and Russia participating in worship music and finds great delight in working for the Lord. In addition to being a husband and father of two boys, he has been the music and computers teacher at Alpharetta Christian Academy since 2009. Gregory has garnered experience with various churches as a pianist, organist, and Music Minister in the area and utilizes everything he has learned to help bring praise to God through worship in song.
Tracie Heim-broman, choir director
Tracie joined the Parkway team as Choir Director in February 2015, and has been leading the early service ever since. Tracie originally hails from Minnesota, and has been directing choirs in both the church and school communities since 2004. Tracie married her choral director husband John, in 2012, and they were blessed with a little boy named Tres James in 2013. Tracie finds great joy in helping singers find their voice through choral music, and simply adores making music for the glory of God.
Heather Clark, Preschool Director
Heather has been with Parkway Preschool for 16 years. She has served as our preschool director for the past eight years. Heather has a huge heart for children and treats them with the utmost care. God has gifted her as a servant leader and she intentionally puts others first. Parkway Preschool is well respected in the community and has a waiting list of families who want to be a part of the school.
Sherril McCracken, CHILdREn's Ministry
Sherrill has been with Parkway for almost the entire life of the church. She has poured her heart into many ministries at Parkway, but mainly focuses her attention on the children's ministry. There is no group too big or too small for Sherrill. She enthusiastically makes all children and their families feel welcomed and loved. She is mom to the coolest son, Jack.
Will Startup, Youth Director
Will has a passion for reaching the lost. As the youth director, he desires to see students come to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Being a former professional athlete, he was placed in a secular environment and felt called to love and accept his teammates and share the gospel. Because of his past experiences, he feels called to encourage the students of Parkway to be brave in the Lord and make a huge impact in their families, with their friends, and in their schools. He has a wonderful wife, Lauren and two beautiful children, Copeland and Afton.
Donna Carrol, Secrectary
Donna is the information specialist at Parkway Presbyterian Church. She has been on staff for 10 years. She efficiently handles the day-to-day operations and graciously supports the staff, church members, and visitors. Call Parkway with any questions and she is always happy to help. Donna is married to Allen and they have a beautiful daughter, Jennifer.