Our Ministry Team

  • David Zimmermann
    Lead Pastor

    Pastor Dave and Nancy have called River Valley their church home for over 20 years. A second career pastor, Dave felt God calling him to fulltime ministry after 25 years of teaching in the public schools. He is thrilled to be able to share Jesus with all those who cross his path!

    Dave is married to Nancy who is a retired teacher. They have 2 married daughters and 2 beautiful grandchildren.


  • Elliot Filipiak
    Director of Worship & Tech

    Elliot's ministry focuses on worship and technology. He has a heart for worshiping the Lord through song and loves to lead others into His presence this way. He also takes care of the various tech aspects of River Valley.

    Elliot's wife, Abby, is currently a teacher in the Lake Mills School District.


  • Logan Esposito

    Pastor of Student Ministries

    Pastor Logan is passionate about walking alongside youth as they discover Who Jesus is. His ministry is directed toward students from grades 6-12. Logan is always excited to engage with the upcoming generations of believers and interested youth as well. 


  • Robin Walker
    Director of Children's Ministries

    Robin and Jeremy have 2 daughters, Ella and Maddie. They have been serving at River Valley in Awana, Children's Ministry, Youth and various other areas for many years. Robin has a great desire to lead little ones to Jesus through ministry.


Our Staff

  • Teresa Vogt

    Teresa and Bruce have three children (Jason, Becky, and T.J.) and have been serving at River Valley Alliance since its beginning in 1989. Teresa has been active with the Alliance Women Ministries and Children's Ministries.


  • Jen Roberts
    Executive Secretary / Bookkeeper

    Jen and Justin have three children and three grandchildren and have been serving in Children's and Youth and various other ministries at River Valley since 2004.