A native of New England, Adrian Schoonmaker brings 23 years of church and non-profit leadership experience into his Staffing and Coaching role on Slingshot Group’s Senior Leadership team. Currently serving in the NYC metro area, Adrian gets to be a part of one of the Northeast’s most exciting ministry scenes, as Executive Pastor of Grace Community Church. Adrian is also deeply invested at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, guiding leadership development, ministry and life transformation for cadets and officers. He is completing a doctoral dissertation evaluating models of leadership development for contemporary megachurches at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago. Adrian and his wife, Jocelyn, love traveling and ministering in other cultures, having spent time in 32 nations over the years. They live 50 miles north of New York City with their six children.