Rev. Dr. Todd Adams, President & CEO, Pension Fund of the Christian Church
Rev. Dr. Todd A. Adams serves as the President and CEO of Pension Fund of the Christian Church. Pension Fund manages $3B in retirement assets for 14,000 pastors and church workers in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, administers the programs of Ministerial Relief and Assistance, and the Christian Church Healthcare Benefit Trustee, a Medicare Supplemental Plan. Adams previously served as the Associate General Minister and Vice President (AGMVP) of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, Senior Minister of Memorial Drive Christian Church, Houston, TX, Madison Avenue Christian Church, Huntington, WV, Associate Minister at The Woodlands Christian Church, The Woodlands, TX and during his time at PTS, he was the Student Youth Pastor at First Christian Church, Broken Arrow, OK. While serving as AGMVP, he served concurrent roles as the Interim President of the Disciples of Christ Historical Society and Interim President of Church Finance Council. Todd leads workshops and retreats on non-profit governance, congregational transformation, stewardship, and financial ethics. Todd consults with non-profit boards on governance best practices. He is a certified Governance Trainer for Board Source. Todd is a native of Tulsa, growing up at Bethany Christian Church. He is a 1994 graduate of Chapman University in Orange, CA. He has a Master of Divinity from Phillips Theological Seminary. In 2007, he earned a Doctor of Ministry in the Steward as Leader, focusing on non-profit organizational leadership and fundraising in the religious setting, from Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC. During his doctoral studies, Todd served as a Lewis Fellow, researching effective models for leadership development and organizational transformation. In 2011, Todd was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Bethany College in recognition of his service to the Christian Church. Todd has two children, Claire, a recent graduate from the University of Texas-Austin, where she’s pursing a second degree in Elementary Education and Jackson, a rising Sophomore at Butler University (Indianapolis), where he plays baseball and is pursuing a degree in Finance.