Clergy & Staff
Clothe your ministers with righteousness and let your people sing with joy.
- Psalm 132:9
The Rev. Carmen Germino
The Reverend Carmen Germino joined St. Alban’s as Rector in August of 2018. Carmen was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. A graduate of the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, she earned her Master of Divinity Degree from Yale Divinity School in 2007 and her Anglican Studies Certificate from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale in 2011. She previously served as Associate Rector at St. James’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia. Carmen is married to Matt Presson, an accomplished musician and audio/visual technology consultant. Carmen and Matt are the proud parents of one child, Chris.
The Rev. Kevin Lloyd
Associate Rector | Davidson College Episcopal Minister
The Reverend Kevin Lloyd came to Saint Alban’s in August of 2018. Though not born in North Carolina, he was definitely raised in the “tarheel state”, having arrived here as a three-month-old. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University and earned his Master in Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria. Prior to coming to Saint Alban’s, Kevin served as Research Assistant to the Archbishop of Canterbury in London, England; Associate Rector at Church of Ascension in Hickory, NC; and, most recently, as Rector of Saint Matthew’s Church in Jamestown, Rhode Island. Kevin, his wife Julia, and their two sons, Harry and Robert, live in Mooresville.
The Rev. Valerie Colbert
The Reverend Valerie Davis Colbert is Tarheel, born and raised in Durham, North Carolina where she attended St. Titus Episcopal church. She moved to Charlotte, NC in 2005 and relocated to Atlanta in 2012. She returned to the Charlotte Metro area in 2014. She holds a BS degree in Biology and Chemistry from North Carolina Central University, a BA degree in Birth to Kindergarten Education from University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Human Resources Certification from Duke University. She came to St. Alban’s as a parishioners in May, 2016. Valerie was ordained and appointed to serve at St. Alban’s in May, 2022. She enjoys reading, movie theaters and being outdoors – gardening, water sports, tennis, nature trails and the beach.
Organist & Choirmaster
John began serving as the Organist and Choirmaster at St. Alban's in October 2018. He was born in Michigan, grew up in Florida and has lived in Cornelius since 2007. John has served churches in Florida and North and South Carolina as pianist, music director and organist for over 35 years. His past work has also included being a private piano instructor and professional accompanist for singers and instrumentalists. John studied at the University of Central Florida in Orlando as a piano student of Dr. Gary Wolf and at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida as an organ student of organist/composer Charles Callahan.
Parish Administrator & Director of Communications
Jessica began her work at the church in 2015 and quickly grew fond of the kind-hearted people of St. Alban's! Originally from Oklahoma, she moved to the Queen City in 1989 where she lived until marrying her high school sweetheart, Brandon, and moving to the Lake Norman area in 2002. The Ewell household has since grown to include a son, Caleb, a daughter, Leah, and furry friends, Smitty and Kitty. Jessica's professional and personal goals collide as she seeks to serve God by serving others in love. During her free time Jessica enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking and roller skating on the greenway, tending her flowers, listening to audiobooks, and cheering on the Carolina Panthers. She loves people, so be sure to stop in the office and say hello some time.
Director of Children, Youth, & Family Ministry
Courtney and her children, Addie and Cole have been members of St. Alban’s since the family moved here almost thirteen years ago. They both attended St. Alban’s Weekday Preschool, which led Courtney to serve on the preschool board and the vestry. She has also served as the PTA President for Huntersville Elementary for two years. Courtney grew up Episcopalian in New Bern, NC at Christ Episcopal Church where she was an active member of EYC. She was also very involved in the Diocese of East Carolina, participating in and planning many youth retreats and serving on a youth commission.
Erin and her husband, Brad, have been in North Carolina since 1998 and live in Huntersville with their three children. Erin has her B.S. in Commerce with a Concentration in Accounting from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and a NC CPA license. Prior to coming to St Alban's, Erin was an Audit Manager at Arthur Andersen, a VP-Finance at Bank of America and a stay-at-home mom for 10 years. In her spare time, Erin enjoys walking, watching her children's sporting events and reading.
St. Alban's Weekday Preschool Director
Patti has been working with young children and their families for over 25 years. She has a B.S. in Speech Pathology and Psychology and a M.S. in Early Childhood/ Special Education. Her experience includes work in private as well as public schools. She has experience as a classroom teacher, administrator, and consultant. Patti has been married for 23 years and has two boys. She loves the beach, gardening, reading, shopping, fishing, and spending time with her family. Patti loves getting to know the families that she works with and partnering with them to provide the best, loving, Christian preschool program for each individual child.