Board of Directors

Serving God by Serving People

Representing a wide range of professional backgrounds and accomplishments, the individuals who serve on the Board of Directors share the foundational vision of Elim Park: serving God by serving people.  Our Board members give generously of their time and talents.  They are members of the Converge churches which founded Elim Park in 1906.  We are immensely grateful for their expertise and oversight.

Executive Board Members

Roberto Ecker

Chair Rob Ecker, MBA is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer – Group Insurance at the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America in New York, NY.

Chris Nelson

Immediate Past Chair Chris, the President of Nelson Construction, Inc. and past President of The Home Builders Association of Hartford County, is from Farmington, CT.

Vicki L. Hoffman

Vice ChairVicki is the Vice President of Operations at Englewood Health in Englewood, NJ.

Terrance Brennan

Treasurer Terrance Brennan, of Rocky Hill, CT is the Chief Financial Officer for Spine Wave, Inc. in Shelton, CT.

Dr. Timothy Ponzani

Secretary Dr. Timothy J. Ponzani is Regional President & Executive Minister of Converge Northeast. He is a resident of Avon, CT.

Board Members

Geoffrey Swanson

Geoff is Senior Vice President of Morgan Stanley in West Hartford, CT


Joanne Perry

Joanne is Director of Finance & Operations of Urban Alliance, Inc. in East Hartford, CT.

Wayne Detzler

Wayne Detzler is an Elim Park Place resident and a resident Chaplain.


Markes Wilson

Markes is a Senior Consultant at Berrydunn, LLP in New Haven, CT

Keith Wetjen

Keith is Partner/Owner at Private Advisor Group, LLC in West Hartford, CT