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  • Steve Dawson
    “NCP has always been an integral component in fostering solid church growth within The Evangelical Covenant Church. Its health and vibrancy are integral to the current and future health of the ECC.”

    Steve Dawson

    President

    With nearly a decade of experience as NCP president, Steve is a wonderful resource for your next church project, loan or investment! He guides the full loan, investment and vision area of NCP. Previously, Steve worked 18 years as director of Technical Services for the ECC’s Department of Church Growth and Evangelism (coaching church plants through the land and facility processes). His strong financial services expertise includes leadership positions at FirstBank, Charter Bank and Trust, and AmBank—all in Colorado. Steve graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, and is a graduate of the Prochnow Graduate School of Banking, University of Wisconsin-Madison, a three-year banking program conducted by the American Banking Association.

    Contact Steve if you ever have a question about NCP and its ministries.

  • Peter Hedstrom
    “Our mission is simple, by connecting people and resources, we are in the business to help grow God’s Kingdom on earth.”

    Peter Hedstrom

    Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

    Peter brings 30 years of banking experience to NCP as its executive vice president and CFO, primarily from his time with US Bank where he most recently served as regional president in northeastern Minnesota. His extensive background in commercial lending and in the financial services industry is valuable as he manages the financial aspects of NCP. He is a graduate of Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota, with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and he received a Master of Business Administration with a finance concentration from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Peter also is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School, University of Washington in Seattle.

    Contact Peter if you want to know how NCP can help you with your personal or church’s vision and passion to make a difference in people’s lives.

  • Rob Hall
    “I take great joy in serving local Covenant Churches and feel blessed to be able to serve God through my ministry at NCP.”

    Rob Hall

    Vice President, Real Estate Services

    Rob is a go-to resource for real estate and loan expertise, bringing more than 20 years of experience to his role as a vice president of real estate services for NCP. He helps coach churches through the ins and outs of finding the right building for their ministry. Prior to joining NCP, Rob was associate director of Technical and Legal Services for the ECC, and a regional director for Habitat for Humanity. Rob holds a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Psychology from North Park University and graduated with a Juris Doctor from DePaul University-College of Law.

    Contact Rob whenever you have questions about making sure your facility is the right tool for your ministry.

  • Rollie Persson
    “At NCP I’m able to be a part of so many ministry opportunities, allowing churches to focus on ministry while we help them navigate the world of finance and real estate.”

    Rollie Persson

    Vice President, Real Estate Services

    With nearly 30 years of real estate and loan experience, Rollie works with churches in the Pacific Southwest, Pacific Northwest and the Northwest Conferences, as well as the Covenant Churches of Canada to help them make the right decisions as it relates to real estate matters, property acquisitions and church building projects. He previously served as vice president of Covenant Development Corporation and as a mortgage underwriter and transaction manager at GMAC-Residential Funding Corp. He also worked as a real estate loan officer at Corus Bancorp in Chicago. Rollie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from North Park University.

    Contact Rollie whenever you have questions about making sure your facility is the right tool for your ministry.

  • Jill Hall
    “NCP was a place where I could use my accounting knowledge in a ministry setting and continue working for the ECC.”

    Jill Hall

    Senior Accounts Manager

    Jill has been assisting Covenant churches with loan repayment questions for 22 years. Her longevity with NCP allows her to provide excellent customer service to customers who have questions about their loans. In addition, as NCP’s senior accounts manager, Jill supervises NCP staff, provides reporting support for the annual audit, reconciles general ledger accounts, and prepares NCP Board meeting agendas and minutes. Prior to joining NCP, Jill served the ECC in the Events Office coordinating Midwinter Conferences, Annual Meetings, CHIC 91 and CHIC 94.

    Contact Jill if you have questions about:
    • loan payments by electronic funds transfer
    • the interest rate or next interest rate adjustments
    • maturity date for a loan
    • payoff amount for a loan
    • your next or last loan payment


  • Heidi Sue Havens, CIS II
    “I have an opportunity to provide comfort and support in a place where people least expect it.”

    Heidi Sue Havens, CIS II

    Certified IRA Specialist, Senior Investment Coordinator

    Heidi serves as an investment coordinator and CIS at NCP. Her primary responsibilities with NCP include certificate reissues and beneficiary transfers. Prior to joining NCP, she worked as an accounts payable representative and Chicago retail manager for an interior design firm. She graduated from North Park University with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics with a concentration in Accounting. She also was a member of the Covenant Bible College Midwest class of 2003. Heidi was drawn to NCP for the unique opportunity to utilize her education while serving the denomination in which she was raised. She loves her job and believes wholeheartedly in the mission of NCP.

    Contact Heidi if you have questions regarding IRAs or Certificate Investments.

  • Kathy Lucht
    “NCP’s tag line, “You Invest, We Lend, Ministry Grows,” means a lot to me because it has become an inspiration to each of the staff to excel in what we do so that ultimately ministry can grow.”

    Kathy Lucht

    Senior Loan Coordinator

    Kathy was delighted to join NCP in March of 2014 as a loan coordinator, who sees to the successful closing of loans and also processes construction draws. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University-Chicago in Elementary Education; however, the majority of her career has been devoted to real estate, beginning in trusts and loans at a local bank, and then for 20 years as office manager for a custom homebuilder on the North Shore.

    Contact Kathy if you are currently working with one of NCP’s officers or have questions on a current loan with us.

  • Maren Spaulding, CIS II
    "Being a part of the team at NCP has been such a blessing in my life. I am so thankful to be able to work in a place where I can share my faith with our customers and my co-workers."

    Maren Spaulding, CIS II

    Certified IRA Specialist, Senior Investment Coordinator

    As an investment coordinator and CIS at NCP, Maren handles all distributions for IRAs and certificates. She truly enjoys coming to work every day and being a part of NCP’s mission in growing ministry. She loves being able to share her faith with co-workers and customers. Prior to joining NCP, Maren worked at Albany Bank and Trust as a controller. Her time at North Park University gave her not only a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics with a concentration in Accounting, but also a greater understanding of the ECC.

    Contact Maren if you need assistance with a distribution from IRA or certificate, early redemptions, death distributions, or any general questions.

  • Angel Sinchi
    "I believe in NCP's mission of growing God's Kingdom through investments and my desire is to bring a high level of customer service and knowledge to all of NCP's stakeholders."

    Angel Sinchi

    Investment Coordinator

    Angel Sinchi joined National Covenant Properties in 2016 and is excited to be a part of a team that is in the business to build church ministry.  Mr. Sinchi's past work experience include retail management of a floral design studio, New Dawn F.D.S. and business manager for Bethesda Christian Center, a nonprofit organization.  Along with this, Mr. Sinchi has been youth director for over 10 years at his home church in the northwest side of Chicago.  He has received a Bachelor of Science in Finance at Northeastern Illinois University.

    Contact Angel if you have any questions about investment opportunities at NCP.