Our Staff

Here at The Brook, we love our staff! And, we are confident that you will love them too.

  • Brian Mayfield

    Lead Pastor & Elder

    A native of Tennessee, Brian grew up in Texas, where he started in ministry, graduated from Dallas Baptist University & Southwestern Seminary, and met his wife Morgan. After spending 10 years in ministry in Wichita, KS, where both their children (Libby & Nathan) were born, the Mayfields felt the Lord calling them to move to Madison in March 2009. As Lead Pastor for almost 10 years now, Brian is visibly passionate about preaching the Word of God, raising up & equipping leaders, and reaching our city and the nations with the Gospel. When he’s not reading 3 books at one time, Brian loves spending time with his family, on the beach and on the baseball field.


    brian@thebrookchurch.com

  • Reid Hopkins

    Executive Pastor

    Reid was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia. After graduating from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, he knew that God had given him a desire to serve the local church in full-time ministry. So, in the summer of 2007, he married his beautiful wife Sarah and they moved to Louisville, Kentucky so that he could begin his studies at Southern Seminary. In 2011, after graduating with a Master of Divinity, Reid was hired as an Associate Pastor in Rock Hill, South Carolina, where he faithfully served for seven years. At the beginning of 2018, Reid was provided with the incredible opportunity to join the staff at The Brook as the new Executive Pastor where he is excited to use his gifts and passions. Reid loves to hang out with his wife and three kids, watch movies, and cheer for his favorite sports teams.


    reid@thebrookchurch.com


  • Chip Woosley
    Family Pastor

    Chip came to The Brook in 2012 to lead our Student Ministry. In May of 2018, he became our Family Pastor, where he has the opportunity to oversee The Brook Littles, The Brook Kids, and The Brook Students. He graduated Auburn in 2004 with a B.S. in Landscape Horticulture, but sensing God’s call into the ministry, he attended Southern Seminary where he graduated in 2008 with a Master of Divinity. He has been married to the love of his life, Kelly, since 2008, and they have three children. Chip desires to see children and students put their faith in Christ, and also to equip and walk alongside their parents.


    chip@thebrookchurch.com

  • Lee Deutschendorf

    Worship Minister

    Lee was born and raised in Huntsville, making the move to Madison in 2011. He has led worship locally for over 15 years, at churches, camps, and retreats. He and his wife, Britney, joined The Brook in the fall of 2014, and Lee came on staff as Worship Leader in the spring of 2016. He has two beautiful daughters, Carson and Logan, who are sure to cause him trouble when they reach dating age. Lee loves to read, and one of his lifelong goals is to read 52 books each year. He is also an avid runner, with a grand total of two 5k races to his credit. He enjoys taking trips with his family, especially to Orange Beach, SunTrust Park, and the Tennessee Aquarium.


    lee@thebrookchurch.com

  • Sue Ann McCoy

    Missions Minister

    Before officially coming on staff in 2014, Sue Ann served and led our mission efforts at The Brook for several years. With a contagious heart for Christ, Sue Ann is a driving force in our church family staying on mission both in our community and around the world. A native of Indiana, Sue Ann and her husband, Lawton, have 4 amazing kids. Receiving her degree in Spanish & Sociology from UAH, Sue Ann is fluent in Spanish. She loves cooking, traveling, and enjoying the beach.


    sueann@thebrookchurch.com

  • Trish Pemberton

    Preschool & Children's Ministry Director

    Trish has lived in Huntsville since she was 6 months old. She graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Child Development from Calhoun Community College, followed by a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Athens State. Immediately after college, Trish served with Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) at their UAH campus and also as a Children’s Ministry Intern at Westside Community Church. Before joining the staff at The Brook in the summer of 2018, Trish also gained experience with children as a teacher in FBC Huntsville’s Daycare Program. She married her husband, Eric, in the fall of 2018. She loves to read, cook, sew, and play the piano in her spare time. 


    trish@thebrookchurch.com

  • Emily Hagood

    Family Ministry Assistant

    Emily is a graduate of Auburn University. She has a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. She married her husband Jon in 2005, and they welcomed the first of their three girls in 2008. Emily plays an active part in her community, advocating for local moms as a leader in ICAN Huntsville. After actively supporting of and volunteering with the family ministries at The Brook for two years, Emily joined the staff in 2016 as our Family Ministry Assistant. She is passionate about seeing children and students mentored and discipled by faithful loving adults and by parents who are guiding and setting an example of daily worship for their children. When taking the occasional break from being a busy mommy, Emily loves spending time with her Missional Community and tackling art projects.


    emily@thebrookchurch.com

  • Nancy Smith

    Office Manager

    A member of The Brook since 2000, Nancy came on board in 2011 as Office Manager. With a servant’s heart, Nancy leads our communication efforts, keeps us administratively in order, and serves and assists our staff in countless ways. Nancy also served on our Worship Team for several years. She and her husband, David, have a daughter & son-in-law who live in the Atlanta area and a son who lives and works in Huntsville. They enjoy ballroom dancing and relaxing on the beach together, where Nancy hopes to one day retire.


    nancy@thebrookchurch.com

  • Kristie Cranmer

    Financial Secretary

    Kristie’s connection to The Brook began in 2008, when she began attending a Bible study with a friend who attended The Brook. Over the next 2 years she met some very wonderful ladies, most of whom attended The Brook. They played a large part in leading her to the Lord, showing her the steps to confessing her faith, and leading her to follow Jesus in baptism in 2010. Kristie joined The Brook Staff as Financial Secretary the following year. She also does the bookkeeping for a couple of other local companies. Kristie has 3 children and 5 grandchildren. She enjoys family time and whatever that may bring, and has a heart for serving and helping people in need.


    kristie@thebrookchurch.com


ELDERS

  • Bill Klein

    Bill is a native of Seattle, Washington, but has lived in the South for most of his life. He graduated from Athens State University with a degree in Math and Computer Science. Bill and his awesome wife, Cathy, have three children and eight grandchildren, who all live close by. Needless to say, many weekends are filled with little visitors at the Klein home! Bill’s passion lies in spiritual growth. His desire is for followers of Jesus in general, but men in particular, to grow in grace, and in their knowledge of and love for the Savior. Besides their activities at The Brook, Bill and Cathy provide music two nights a week at a recovery ministry in Decatur. And when he’s not chasing grandkids, Bill spends his free time reading, landscaping, cooking, and riding his Harley.


    bill@thebrookchurch.com

  • Pat Sullivan

    A native of Kentucky, Pat and his wife, Suzanne, spent 28 years serving our nation in the US Army. Pat & Suzanne – along with their 2 sons – settled in Huntsville upon retiring. As a member of The Brook since 2010, Pat not only serves as an Elder, but also a Missional Community Leader & Coach. With a passion for serving Christ in the community, Pat is on several voluntary boards & committees. Currently employed by ProModel Corporation, in his spare time Pat enjoys coaching triathletes, running, boating, and spending time with family.


    pat@thebrookchurch.com