Emily has been a member at Otter Creek since 2011 and joined the staff in 2016. Emily has a bachelor degree in Ministry and Leadership, a bachelor degree in Fine Art and a Master of Education. Taking the vision from the shepherds and the preaching minister, Emily works with leadership to curate messaging across the communications platforms of print, social media, web, app and video. She collaborates with the Ministry Coordinating Committee, ministers, ministry leaders and shepherds to promote their ministry events and messaging and facilitate cohesion across leadership voices. Emily works to create authentic points of connection including producing the Core Stories podcast, social media, the Year in Review and collaborations with Missional Discipleship and stories on stage. She is wife to Derek, mom of Daniel and Ellie Martinez and bonus mom to Sophie and Lucy Bruff.