Meet the Staff

The office management and staff of the Loan Fund are as follows:

Name Position
Rick Lovall President/Director
Rebecca Rhoten-Batchelor Investment Portfolio Manager & Compliance Officer
Allison Goodman Operations Manager
Hannah Bailey Director of Marketing
Ariel Leaman Client Relations
Raylyn White Loan Administrator
Kevin L. Prince Loan Fund Consultant




RICK LOVALL became the Stewardship Director in 2023 after serving as the assistant director since 2019. He also serves as the president of the Church Loan Fund, the United Pentecostal Foundation, and United Insurance Solutions, Inc. He also serves on the board of United Pentecostal Properties, LLC. As an ordained minister, he previously pastored for nine years. He has a degree in Banking from the Barret School of Banking at Christian Brothers University, as well as over 15 years of experience in banking and commercial lending. He and his wife, Kelby, have two sons, Easton and Parker.

May be reached at or 636.229.7947


REBECCA RHOTEN-BATCHELOR has served as the Investment Portfolio Manager & Compliance Officer since November 2022. She joined the Board of Directors in 2023 as Assistant Secretary/Treasurer. She started at The Stewardship Group in January 2014 and has served in various roles as the Loan Fund has grown. Prior to 2014, Rebecca clerked at a license and title company, and also worked in the non-profit world at the Cahokia Public Library for seven years. Rebecca has a degree in Business Management and is native to St. Louis. She and her husband Andrew have one son, Adrian, and happily attend and serve at New Life St. Louis pastored by Aaron Batchelor.

May be reached at or 636.229.7978


ALLISON GOODMAN joined the Loan Fund team in 2023. She moved from Wisconsin to Missouri to attend Urshan College and graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor's in Organizational Leadership. Post graduation, Allison briefly worked at Urshan College, and then spent two years working as an Accounting/Office Assistant for an Engineering Firm. She and her husband serve and attend New Life St. Louis pastored located in Bridgeton, Missouri. 

May be reached at or 636.229.7976


HANNAH BAILEY joined the The Stewardship Group in 2021. She first began working for United Insurance Solutions, Inc. as an insurance analyst, then worked a year as loan administrator for the Church Loan Fund. She stepped into the role of Marketing Director for The Stewardship Group in Novemebr 2022. She has also served as an adjunct professor of communication studies at University of Missouri and Urshan College. Hannah received a Bachelor's of Christian Ministry degree from Urshan College and a Master's of Communication from University of Missouri. She and her husband attend Crossroads United Pentecostal Church in Wentzville, MO, pastored by Cullen and Lindsey Chrestman.

May be reached at or 636.229.7860


ARIEL LEAMAN was born and raised in Houston, Texas. After graduating from Katy Christian Academy, she attended Lone Star College as well as North Central Texas College. She began her banking career in 2018 in Wewahitchka, Florida. Then continued her position as a universal banker at a mortgage bank, when she moved to St. Louis, Missouri in 2020. She is happily married to Ryan Leaman and has two beautiful daughters, Hadley and Raeley. They attend New Life St. Louis in Bridgeton, Missouri.

May be reached at or 636.229.7974


RAYLYN WHITE joined the Loan Fund team in 2021 as Marketing Assistant. Raylyn was raised in Farmington, Missouri and attended Central Methodist University where she received her bachelor's degree in accounting. She also graduated from Urshan College with a Bachelor's in Worship Ministry. She attends LightHouse Church in O'Fallon, Missouri, pastored by Brandon Buford. 

May be reached at or 636.229.7898


KEVIN L. PRINCE became a Consultant for the Loan Fund in September 2019. Prior to joining the team, Kevin founded and ran his own business, as well as held many ministerial positions including Pastor, Sectional NAM Director, Section Secretary, Section Presbyter, District Secretary, and District Superintendent. He is based out of Huntington, TX and is available to serve UPCI churches and members throughout Texas, Louisiana, and beyond. 

May be reached at or 903.830.5212