Senior Pastor Pastor Frank attended Lewis University where he studied Business Administration and Marketing as well as Moody Theological Seminary where he studied Pastoral Studies. The Lord confirmed his calling with several leadership opportunities including the role of co-diretor of a Christian college and career group, serving as a deacon, and leading a strong young adult home group.
Frank is happily married to Erynn Volpe and they have four beautiful children.
Communications Director & Graphic Design Karolyn has been attending Parker Road with her family since she was in elementary school. She joined the Parker Road staff in 2007. Karolyn graduated from Saint Xavier University with a BA in Mass Communication and a minor in Art. Karolyn and her husband Dan have played an active role in many of the church's activities, including youth group events, worship ministries, and young adults. The Nelsons have two precious daughters.
Office Secretary Paula began on staff as Church Office Secretary in the summer of 2018, bringing years of administrative experience. She has led numerous ladies Bible studies, written Bible curriculum, taught ladies and children’s Sunday School and women’s conferences. Additionally, she has worked at the pro-life organization, PASS network for life, and currently serves as a board member for Renewal Disability Services. Perhaps you recognize Paula’s last name; her husband, Dan, played professional baseball for the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox. While working in the marketing department for the Sox, she met Dan at spring training. They have been married since 1991 and have three grown children.
Worship Team Director Sam joined the Parker Road Bible Church Worship Team in February 2016. He leads the our congregation by playing guitar and singing. Sam and his wife Lexi live in Chicago while Sam continues his higher education at Moody Bible Institute. They have one son and will be welcoming their first daughter later this year.