Staff & Leadership Team

Kent - Website
Kent Bertrand

Lead Pastor

Kent Bertrand is the lead Pastor of the Bridge Church.  He and his wife, Blanca, started the Bridge out of their living room is 2007.  Kent graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona, and later received his Masters of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary.  Kent worked in business before beginning the Bridge Church.   Kent's passion is to help people discover what God is calling them to do at this moment in their family, work, or community, and then give them the encouragement and resources they need to live out what God has called them to do.  He loves to teach through the Bible in a way that is both applicable and accessible to people regardless of their background.  Kent's wife is a child therapist, and they have three kids, who are 17, 15, and 9.  When not pastoring or raising kids, Kent loves to grill, travel, and lead his son's Cub Scout Den."

Ryan - Staff Photo
Ryan Bender

Worship Pastor

Ryan has been at The Bridge since 2013 and has been on staff leading worship since about 2014. He is passionate about leading people to Christ through authentic, contemporary worship. In his spare time, he enjoys camping with his family, taking care of his chickens, and spending time on the lake. He currently lives in Mesa Arizona with wife Maesie, Son Aaron, and dog Sam.

Annetten Lane - Staff Photo

Annette Lane

Office Manager

Annette Lane has been our Office Manager since May 2015. Annette moved to Arizona in June of 2014, from Tracy, CA with her husband Randy, and now lives in Gilbert. Annette enjoys singing - and is a member of the San Tan Chorale. She began her journey as a believer in February 1980 - at a church in Sacramento, CA. Since then she has served in many ministries - youth leadership, choir/worship team member, Worship Deaconess, Singles and Women's ministries leader. Here at The Bridge she works part-time as office manager and volunteers as a leader of the Women's Ministry and small group leader.

Leadership Team:
Lisa Bender - Leadership Team Photo
Lisa Bender

Church Chair, Leadership Team

Keith Holbert - Leadership Team Photo
Keith Holbert

Leadership Team

 Flo - Leadership Team Photo
Flo Antuono

Treasurer, Leadership

Sandy Davidson - Leadership team Photo
Sandy Davidson

Leadership Team

Mandy Porter - Leadership Team Photo
Mandy Porter-Griffith

Leadership Team


Ryan Hodges - Leadership Team Photo
Ryan Hodges

Leadership Team