Alan Ware has served for nine years as Director of Operations at Grove Avenue Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia and was certified by the NACBA as a Church Business Administrator in 2007. He is responsible for finances, facilities, transportation, human resources, and information technology at a busy seven-day-a-week church with a Christian school and live TV and internet broadcast. Much of his background has been in Information Technology Management, Network Engineering, Service Management, and Leadership Development. Alan has managed upgrades in HVAC controls, doors, lights, cameras, phones and a building automation system connected to the Information Technology infrastructure. Best practices in accounting, finance, and HR have been implemented along with online giving and event management.