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Michael Dabney


Mike is a Richmond native who's been at St. Paul's for four years. He loves the people and the atmosphere here, especially the outreach ministries and the way that they help people. In his spare time, Mike enjoys travelling and eating good food. He loves to talk football and is a devoted fan of the Cowboys. He also roots for the Lakers.



Gail Goldsmith

Director of Communications

Gail Goldsmith earned her Master of Divinity at The University of Chicago Divinity School, with coursework at Bexley Seabury, and her bachelor's in journalism and advertising at Marist College. Most recently, she served as chaplain for pediatrics and nephrology at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC. She has worked as a copywriter, research associate, and volunteer coordinator. Gail enjoys hiking, strength training, and reading about history and theology.

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Karen Harris

Assistant Organist

Karen Harris has been assistant organist/choir director at St. Paul’s since 1992. She holds undergraduate degrees in music education and piano performance from Ohio Northern University and a Master’s in organ performance from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has taught music in both public and private schools for many years, currently in the Hanover County School system at Henry Clay Elementary School in Ashland. Karen is married to Gene Harris, who has sung in the St. Paul’s choirs since 1981. Together they have five children, two of whom also sing in the choirs at St. Paul’s.



Aliesha Hart


A native of Philadelphia, PA, Aliesha has been with St. Paul’s for over 11 years, where she has worked in the business office as their Financial Administrator/Accountant. Aliesha works with the St. Paul’s clergy, staff and lay leadership providing financial reporting and accounting for the church’s financial and contribution records.

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Carter Johann

Administrative Assistant

Carter has been at St. Paul’s for nearly three years as the receptionist and administrative assistant. When not at St. Paul’s or driving a carpool, she can be found rock climbing or kayaking on the Richmond rapids.

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Amy Malloy

Micah/CIS Coordinator

Amy joined St. Paul’s in 2017 as the new Micah/Communities in Schools Site Coordinator at Woodville Elementary, where she works to coordinate our many volunteer and community partnerships. Amy received her Bachelor and Master of Social Work degrees at Virginia Commonwealth University. Although she grew up moving around with her military family, Amy has made Richmond home for the last six years. When she’s not working, she loves to spend time outside, cook/eat, and hang out with her cats!



Linda Pitts

Facilities Manager

Linda has been at St. Paul’s for 16 years starting out in Outreach doing financial aid and taking over as the property manager in 2000. Linda says that the “…biggest reward in this job is meeting and getting to know the parish of this church. They have supported me and my family through good times and the sad times.”

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Dr. Christopher Reynolds

Director of Music & Organist

Dr. Christopher Reynolds was appointed Director of Music and Organist at St. Paul’s in January of 2016, where he serves as organist and director of a full choral program affiliated with the Royal School of Church Music. Prior to this appointment, Christopher was the Associate Director of Music at Christ Church Cranbrook in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Christopher previously served as Newsletter Editor, Sub Dean, and Dean of the Detroit Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO). In 2009, Christopher was a featured performer in a AGO DVD special about Marilyn Mason. Christopher holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Organ Performance and Church Music from the University of Michigan, studying with world renowned organist, Dr. Marilyn Mason. He also earned both a Bachelor of Music in Music Education, with a Performance Certificate in Organ, and a Master of Music in Organ Performance from Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. Former teachers include Dr. David Kelley, Dr. Steven Cooksey, and Dr. W. Dudley Oakes. Christopher holds the Choirmaster Certificate from the AGO and is also active with the Association of Anglican Musicians.

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Ulli Robinson

Kitchen Manager

Bio coming soon!

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David Romaine


Bio coming soon!


Keli Shipley Cooper

Minister for Faith Formation

Keli Shipley Cooper is currently an M.Div. student at Union Presbyterian Seminary while also serving as the Minister for Faith Formation at St. Paul's. Most recently, she worked in Knoxville, TN as the Youth & Young Adult Ministry Coordinator/ Pastoral Assistant at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Knoxville. After graduating with a B.A. in Political Science from Maryville College, she earned her M.A. in Youth Ministry from Memphis Theological Seminary. She is married to Marcus Cooper and they have a beagle-basset mix named Bowser. She loves anything and everything outdoors, going to music festivals, and drinking herbal tea.

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Linda Willis

Director of Children's & Family Ministries

A native Richmonder, Linda has been at St. Paul's for 9 years. Linda holds an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and a BS in Education. In addition to overseeing Children's Ministries at St. Paul's, Linda is Director of Grace Covenant Community School. One of her favorite hobbies is exploring genealogy.

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Rich Wolkiewicz

Director of Administration & Finance

Prior to joining the St. Paul’s team in January 2014, Rich enjoyed a 28-year career in the country club industry as a General Manager and Golf Course Superintendent. Rich is originally from Long Island, New York, and now he, along with his wife Angie and daughter Jeanne, reside in Powhatan, where they belong to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Rich is a Virginia Tech graduate, enjoys playing and coaching sports, and traveling with his family.

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