Robious Hall Campus Staff

Don Costello

Don Costello

Interim Church Administrator

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Don joined the staff of Bon Air Baptist in July of 2013.  He is the Interim Church Administrator handling finance, facilities and food service.  Don is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Accounting.  Don has been a member of Bon Air Baptist for 34 years and enjoys skiing, running and anything Virginia Tech.

Alberto Jimenez

Alberto Jimenez

Campus Pastor, Robious Hall Campus

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Alberto nació en Costa Rica y a los 16 años recibió a Cristo como Salvador. Estudió cuatro años en el Instituto Bíblico en Buenos Aires, Argentina. En el 2005 vino a los Estados Unidos. Desde el 2006 sirve a Dios con Bon Air Baptist Church. Está casado a Travis y ellos tienen una hija.

Alberto was born in Costa Rica and accepted Christ as Lord and Savior at age 16. He studied at the Bible Institute in Buenos Aires, Argentina for four years. In 2005 he came to the United States. Since 2006 he serves God at Bon Air Baptist. He is married to Travis and they have one daughter.

Les Venable

Les Venable

Campus Pastor, Robious Hall Campus - Pastoral Care, The Village Campus

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Les is a Maryland native.  He graduated from Morgan State University with a degree in Political Science and worked for years in banking and information technology as a consultant. Finally relenting to the call of ministry he received a Master of Divinity degree from the School of Theology at Virginia Union University in 2010 and In August 2011 became Pastor of the Robious Hall campus of Bon Air Baptist Church. He supports the Multi-Site vision of BABC by growing the congregation in attendance and spiritual maturity. Les and his wife Donna have four adult children and enjoy outdoor recreation and being with each other.

Jim Ailor

Jim Ailor

Assoc. Pastor, Music and Worship

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Jim has a Bachelor of Music from Samford University, a Master of Church Music from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Musical Arts from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. His master's thesis was titled, "Hunger and Hope: The Body of Christ in a Starving World" and was performed for the first SBC convocation on world hunger. His dissertation, "A Korean Requiem" (in honor of those who have died while in separation from family during the division of the Korean peninsula), was performed in Seoul, Korea on the 50th anniversary of the Korean War.

Jim and his wife, Diane, served in South Korea for 21 years representing Southern Baptists at the Korea Baptist Church Development Board in Seoul.  He presently serves as a music consultant for Global Resource Services (GRS), an NGO that works largely in North Korea. Jim has visited North Korea several times and has assisted groups, including Casting Crowns and the Annie Moses Band, in performing in North Korea.

Greg Leech

Greg Leech

Facilities Manager

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I am a former pastry chef who had worked for places like The Grand Floridian Beach Resort at Walt Disney World in Orlando; Caesars palace in Lake Tahoe, Nevada; Vista International Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA. I have a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. During my career I have worked in numerous venues which include: Post Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA – Security Team; Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania – Coordinator of Campus Programs;  the former Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh – Assistant Operations Manger, CenturyTel Center in Bossier City, LA; Louisiana – Security and Patron Services Manager;  Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, VA – Assistant / Director of Operations and most recently at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA – Event Operations and Security Supervisor. I am married to my wife Jamie and we have one son (Aaden) and two cats.

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Randy came to Bon Air Baptist Church in 2001 to serve as an audio technician for The Gathering worship service. The service grew and Randy is now the Director of Media at Bon Air Baptist. Randy worked for WDBJ-TV 18 years and has 25 years of experience in broadcasting. He owns a company specializing in designing and installing audio, video and lighting systems. Randy produces multi-media elements for our contemporary worship services and oversees the audio and video systems at Bon Air Baptist Church. Randy and his wife Maria, have 3 wonderful children.

Support Staff

  • Lisa Svanda

    Admin. Assist., Membership, James River Campus and Robious Hall Campus

    804-237-7893

  • Becky Wills

    Finacial Administrator

    804-237-7891