Juan Sarmiento serves as Executive for The San Fernando Presbytery. (PCUSA) He has been in pastoral ministry and nonprofit leadership for more than 25 years. In the last ten years, Juan focused his work on supporting church planting and leadership formation efforts in five continents. Born in Venezuela and ordained in Brazil, he makes his home in Los Angeles, where his wife Maricela and their son Jonathan were born. His formal education includes Columbia, Louisville, San Francisco, and Fuller Theological Seminaries.