Brad Prunty, Lead Pastor
After graduating from Lincoln Christian University Brad spent the next 12 years on staff at COMMUNITY Christian Church in Naperville. During that time he served in various roles as student ministry director, campus pastor, and network leader. With a growing passion to continue the mission of helping people find their way back to God, he moved to Glen Ellyn in 2012 with the vision of planting churches along the Metra Westline. That dream became more of a reality as Westline Church celebrated it's grand opening in Glen Ellyn on October 20th, 2013. Brad lives in Glen Ellyn with his wife Anne and daughters Ella and Everly. In his free time he loves spending time with his family, being outdoors, playing golf or pretty much anything else that's competitive.
Cathy Cuny, Family Ministry Director
Cathy is the Family Pastor at Westline Church. She is passionate about kids and students and has a deep desire to help support and encourage families. Our kids and students have a very important role in the church, can make a big impact in the world, and we want to help them discover who God has called them to be. Her hobbies are hanging with her dogs, reading, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on the Cubs (mostly to irritate Brad and Brian)
Brian Prunty, Creative Director
Brian is the Creative Director for Westline Church. He loves making videos, making music, and finding new and creative ways to tell God’s story. He also loves telling stories to his 5 boys: Carson, Mason, Ty, Jack, and Luke. He loves coaching baseball, pretending like he’s good at softball and golf, and spending time with his wife Terri. You may even see him performing his favorite hobby, stand-up comedy, at a Chicago area comedy club. Brian, Terri, and the boys have moved to Glen Ellyn and are excited about starting lots of new churches in Chicagoland. Brian also loves working for his little brother, it’s always been a dream of his.
Nick Plassman, Small Groups and Leadership Director
Nick is a proud husband to Lisa and father to Elijah and Alena. He graduated from Lincoln Christian College and has served in a few churches including Community Christian Church and Wheatland Salem Church and has been a leadership coach and consultant for many more. He has helped to launch a few online companies and satisfies his entrepreneurial itch with ongoing technology projects. He currently works with leadership development practices church-wide and keeps our ear to the ground with our discipleship rhythms. He is the Co-Author of the Apprentice Field Guide, Coaching Field Guide, Turbo Leaders Guide as well as several other articles and resources for leadership. He loves meeting people for one on ones and believes that is where the best leadership takes place. Nick loves the vision of Westline and is passionate about helping people find their way back to God. In his off time, you can find Nick chasing golf balls down the wrong fairways and fishing/camping with his family.
Mark Derry, Executive Director
After a long and successful career in business, Mark has joined our Westline team as Executive Director. Mark and Cindy have been married for over 30 years and live in Lisle. They have four grown children and one granddaughter. Mark’s responsibilities as Executive Director include oversight of strategic planning, finance, administration, human resources, and operations. His passion is to be a catalyst of growth for the church and the accomplishment of Westline’s mission. Mark loves to spend time with his family, tries to play golf, and anything that allows him to enjoy God’s creation.
Josh Bloomfield, Leadership Resident
and Student Ministry Director
Josh graduated from Lincoln Christian University, and has spent over a decade serving as a Family Pastor in central Illinois. In 2015, he experienced a growing curiosity to pursue church planting in Chicagoland. Josh joined the Westline team as a Leadership Resident in 2016. Westline’s passion for helping people find their way back to God, while being a blessing to their city, resonated with his values. Josh and his wife Amy, have a desire to see families strengthened, as well as build community within their neighborhood. Besides spending time with his wife and kids (Lana & Trevor), Josh enjoys music, guitar stuff, good brewed beverages, lifting weights, and cheering on his Chicago Cubs, Bears, Bulls, and Blackhawks.
Christian Pilapil, Music Coordinator
Josh Sherman, Music Coordinator
As you may have guessed, having brothers on the same team can create some fun and interesting dynamics.
For more about how Brad and Brian's relationship works, watch this documentary >>