Meet the Staff

Aminah Hazelwood

Assistant for Marketing and Sales

(800) 903-7457, x5860

Aminah works with the marketing staff providing loan and investment information. She has served various positions in the banking industry and is a graduate of Spellman College.

Suzi Gwinn

Manager for Investor Services

(800) 903-7457, x5868

Suzi processes investment applications and payments. She is a graduate of the University of Louisville and has nineteen years of administrative and customer service experience, ten of which have been with non-profit, religious organizations.

Sung-Joo Park

Development Specialist

(866) 841-6579

Sung-Joo works with Korean-speaking churches. He works directly with churches and middle governing bodies in his area providing them with loan and investment information.He has served as a head of staff for several Korean churches and as the Executive Director of the National Caucus of Korean Presbyterian Churches (U.S.A.). He also served as a chaplain in the US Air Force. He has received a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Columbia Theological Seminary.

Ginger Harris

Assistant for Loan Operations & Maintenance

(800) 903-7457, x5250

Ginger maintains the loan files including adding new accounts and all loan maintenance. She also prepares the monthly statements for borrowers and the quarterly statements for guarantors.

Catherine Lynch

Development Specialist

(866) 261-3530

Catherine works in the Synods of the Trinity and Mid-Atlantic as well as the states of New Jersey and South Carolina. She works directly with churches and middle governing bodies in her area providing them with loan and investment information. Before coming to the Investment & Loan Program, she worked in the funds development field for seven years. In addition to her experience as a fundraiser, she has also worked in the areas of public affairs, government relations and marketing communications. Catherine lives in western North Carolina and is a member of Tryon Presbyterian Church. She has worked with the ILP since 2000.

Jason Peterson

Director of Loan Operations

(800) 903-7457, x5890

Jason serves as one of two loan underwriters who assist borrowers in meeting the requirements for credit approval and closing loans. He is a member of the staff loan team that approves mortgage requests and is responsible for loan portfolio reviews for the program. Jason has an extensive background in banking, specifically in loan underwriting. Jason joined ILP in 2010.

Judy Walton

Director of Credit Operations

(800) 903-7457, x5231

Judy serves as one of two loan underwriters who assists borrowers in meeting the requirements for loan approval and closing. She is a member of the staff loan team that approves loan requests. Judy is also responsible for loan reviews, adjustments to existing loans, and working with delinquent loan accounts. She has worked in church lending since 1996 and has been a member of GAMC’s Evangelism and Church Development Program Area and the Office of Legal Services.

Ashley Winn

Sr. Assistant for Loan Operations

(800) 903-7457, x5674

Ashley works with borrowers during the closing process of loans and disbursements during construction. Ashley has worked with the Program since 1996. Previous employment included work for a CPA firm, a manufacturing company, and the banking industry. She is a graduate of Indiana University.

Laura Olliges

Manager of Accounting & Internal Compliance

(800) 903-7457, x5648

Laura provides accounting and internal control services for PILP She has worked for PC(USA) since 1992, in World Mission, Finance and Accounting, and Internal Audit offices. Her work with ILP started in February 2011. She is a Certified Public Accountant and has an MBA from the University of Louisville. She also has a B.A. (Spanish major) from Earlham College. She serves as Treasurer of the Board of Cedar Ridge Camp, a Presbyterian camp and conference center.

Effie Shipp

Assistant for Credit Operations


Effie’s roles include loan processing and loan closing. Effie has been with the Program since 2012. Before joining ILP, she served in the banking industry for over twenty years. She is also an associate minister serving at Canaan Christian Church in Louisville, KY.