Hi! My name is Bob, and I currently live in Louisville, KY although I have spent many years living and working in LA, San Diego, NYC, London, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.


Prior to 26 years as an Executive Pastor

in 3 mega-churches I was an architect and construction manager in the Middle East, Europe and the U.S. for 20 years.


My amazing wife, DJ and I have a maried son, a married daughter & 8 terrific grandchildren!



  • Strengths Finder Signature Themes: Achiever, Maximizer, Connectedness, Arranger, Learner
  • Balanced marriage of pastoral heart, leadership gifts, and administrative skills.
  • Vision implementer with emphasis on leadership development.
  • Strategic planner with organizational, staff, and management skills.
  • Pragmatic systems designer in a purpose-driven environment.

Career Highlights:

  • Led staffs up to 115 FT and PT people and a budget of $6.5M through worship attendance growth of 1800 to 4500 over 14 years.
  • Acted as pastoral caregiver for up to seventeen-person pastoral team.
  • Assisted in developing mission and core values. Provided daily operational direction through senior staff to all ministry and operational programs to assure implementation of the vision.
  • Developed and taught leadership training courses with 300 graduates in three years.
  • Developed new staff organizational models to handle growth, increasing complexity, and changing needs.
  • Directed and implemented short & long-range strategic planning cycles including goal setting and tracking.
  • Acted as primary spokesperson of our church-growth vision and model to visiting pastors from U.S. and overseas.
  • Leadership of $19M state-of-the-art campus relocation in California and $9M worship center addition in Michigan.


  • Co-founder of Executive Pastors Network in Southern California
  • On original leadership team for 6 years at XPastor.org     
  • On original leadership team for Full Strength Network  fullstrength.org 
  • Ordained Pastor
  • Licensed architect in USA and the UK.
  • Property owner based title "Lord Robert Feitl of Glencoe" 







2003 to 2013


Gracespring Bible Church

Executive Pastor

 (Attendance 1800)

Southwest Michigan
2001  to 2003

New Venture Christian Fellowship    

Executive Pastor 

 (Attendance 3000)

San Diego, CA suburbs
1987 to 2001

Calvary Community Church

Executive Pastor 

 (Attendance 4500)

Los Angeles, CA suburbs

1969 to 1987

Architect,  Construction Manager,

Regional Vice President

 in two multinational  

 design & construction  


 (Managed staffs

 of five to seventy-five  

 and projects of $1M to $1billion+      

Los Angeles, London, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Frankfurt, New York City, San Diego, Phoenix, Sacramento, Tuscon