Pastoral Staff

Mark Tuso

Mark Tuso

Senior Pastor

Mark joined the staff at First Baptist at Weston as Senior Pastor in July of 2015. Mark holds the Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies from The Moody Bible Institute, as well as the Master of Arts in Religion, and the Master of Religious Education from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.

Born and raised in Los Angeles County California and Sonoma County California, Mark was converted to Christ as a young adult following a tour in the United States Marine Corps. He began serving in ministry as a Youth Pastor, and later as an Associate Pastor in churches in North Florida. He comes to us after serving as the Senior Pastor of Crosspointe Baptist Church in Millington, TN, and as the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Gray Gables in Callahan Florida before that.

Mark is passionate about the Gospel and about leading the church in the work of the Great Commission. His desire is to reach as many people as possible with the Gospel and to see the church grow to become a strong, healthy, biblical community of grace, mercy, and hope.

Mark is married to Michal, a Florida native, and they have three wonderful kids that keep them young: Graham, Emelia, and Simeon. They also have an amazing dog named Lucy.

Joe Hill

Joe Hill

Executive Pastor

Joe joined the First Baptist Weston staff in March of 2005 as Worship & Media Pastor.. He has served for the past 25 years in the South Florida area as both Worship and Youth Pastor. In February 2017 Joe assumed the role of Executive Pastor at FBC Weston. He and his wife Pam are both native South Floridians and have two grown daughters, Ashley and Amanda.

Steve Kitchens

Steve Kitchens

Pastor and Headmaster of Weston Christian Academy

Steve joined First Baptist at Weston as Associate Pastor and Headmaster of Weston Christian Academy in January of 2011. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Berry College, and Master of Divinity and Doctorate of Ministry degrees from Knox Theological Seminary.

Steve came to FBCW and WCA with a passion to help train the next generation of Christian leaders to God’s glory. He and his wife Bradley love being part of the church and school community in Weston.

Hector Neciosup

Hector Neciosup

Pastor of Outreach & Growth

Hector joined the staff at First Baptist at Weston as Pastor of Outreach and Growth in September of 2016. He holds a Bachelor and Master of Music in performance and education. He has attended New Orleans Baptist Seminary and currently finishing his Masters in biblical studies at Knox Theological seminary.
Hector was born in Lima, Peru and was converted to Christ as a young adult in a home bible study. He began his ministry of music and small groups bible teaching in different churches in south Florida. He has been the assistant music director at First Baptist Weston for the past 12 years. He also served as the Spanish director for the International ministry at First Baptist Fort Lauderdale and drummer for the Fort Lauderdale Christmas Pageant.
Hector is passionate about the Gospel and helping to lead the church in the work of the Great Commission. His desire is to reach as many people as possible with the Gospel and to see the church grow to become a strong, healthy, biblical community of grace, mercy, and hope.
He is married to Sandra, and has two artistic daughters Stephanie and Sarah, who are both serving God with their talents.

Ben Parker

Ben Parker

Pastor for Students & Families

Ben serves as the Associate Pastor for Students and Families. He finished his Masters Degree in Christian Studies at Trinity International University, and received his B.A. Degree in Physical Education from Miami University (OH). Prior to joining the staff at FBW, Ben was the Athletic Director and teacher at Weston Christian Academy. He also taught for three years at Imagine Charter School of Weston, and has over 12 seasons experience coaching volleyball.
Ben is married to Sarah Parker, who also teaches at WCA as the Middle School Science Teacher.

Brian Stiles

Brian Stiles

Director of Children’s Ministries

Brian joined the FBW team in January of 2016 as the Director of Children’s Ministries. He earned a BA in Elementary Education from the University of North Florida and is currently attending seminary. Brian’s desire is to share the good news of the Gospel with as many children and families as he can. His passion is to develop a Gospel centered ministry, make disciples, train leaders, have a bunch of fun, and enjoy God’s grace together with those he serves and worships with. Brian is married to Jamie, has three beautiful boys (Maverick, Griffin, and Jude), and is a huge fan of the Florida State Seminoles and Boston Red Sox.

Associate Staff

Danny Rodriguez

Danny Rodriguez

Worship Leader

Danny first joined the staff at First Baptist in 2012 as the Worship Associate and was soon called to lead worship in a church plant in Alberta, Canada. While in Canada he met his wife Katheryn and the two moved back to South Florida in 2015 when Danny rejoined the staff at First Baptist Weston. Then, in February 2017, he stepped into the role as full-time Worship Leader at FBC Weston. Danny graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelors of Science in Religion.

Katrin Lindo

Katrin Lindo

Preschool Director/Children’s Ministry Assistant

Regis Kramer

Regis Kramer

Media Production Director

Regis has been a member of FBCW since 1993. He also has been involved with Student Ministries, VBS and various Mission Trips. He joined the FBCW staff in 2012 as a Media Production Director. Regis is responsible for the video production in all ministries as well as Assistant Director of the Children’s Ministries. He is a graduate from the University of Central Florida in 2011 with a B.A. degree in Radio-TV Production. Before joining the FBCW staff he worked for WSVN Channel 7 as a Video Tape Editor. He currently resides in Plantation with his wife Ashlee.

Support Staff

Amy Byrne

Amy Byrne

Discipleship Ministry Assistant

Monica Copantsidis

Monica Copantsidis

Senior Pastor Ministry Assistant

Stephanie Holman

Stephanie Holman

Worship Ministry Assistant

Katrin Lindo

Katrin Lindo

Preschool Director/Children’s Ministry Assistant

Jen Mere

Jen Mere

Student Ministry Assistant

Andrea Vasquez

Andrea Vasquez

Finance Ministry Assistant