The Missouri Baptist Foundation have announced the addition of Tim Huddleston as its new Regional Vice President.
Huddleston grew up on the campus of College of the Ozarks where his father served on staff. After graduating from there with a Bachelor of Science in Business, he spent 18 years in the financial services field, before returning to the College of the Ozarks as Dean of Development.
During his eight years of leading the development efforts at College of the Ozarks, he cultivated relationships with donors, corporations and foundations, managed the planned giving program for the College and oversaw all the publications of the institutional advancement office.
He has also earned a Master of Business Administration from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo., and completed graduate studies in higher education ddministration at Saint Louis University.
Huddleston has served as president of Kids Across America Camps where he led a strategic reorientation for the urban camp ministry that hosts 7,000 campers every summer in the Ozarks.
He most recently served part-time as Executive Pastor of First Baptist Clever, Mo., where his wife, Teresa, serves as children’s ministry director.
Tim and Teresa have four children and seven grandchildren. Tim is eager to love and serve Missouri Baptists throughout the state.
“I am thrilled that Tim would join the Missouri Baptist Foundation at this critical moment in our history,” said Missouri Baptist Foundation President Dr. Neil Franks. “His leadership, experience and heart for service are unparalleled. I am so thankful he is willing to answer God’s call to Advance the Gospel in partnership with the Foundation and Missouri Baptists.”
The addition of Huddleston is one of several staff changes at the Missouri Baptist Foundation in recent weeks. MBF President Franks began Oct. 16 after being approved unanimously by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Interim President Stephen Mathis and General Counsel and Corporate Secretary John Hardin both retired on Sept. 30.