Support Staff

Kathie Bloom

Office Administrator Kathie Bloom has been the Office Administrator since 2019. Kathie has worked for organizations such as Microsoft, Hall Kinion and M Travel. She grew up in Sacramento, CA and became a Christian as a Jr. High girl attending church camp. Kathie is active with herVenture and leads the hospitality team each Sunday. She attended Vanguard University and while there she met her husband Bobby. Bobby, Kathie and their son Branden live in La Costa and have attended Venture…

Brooke Bell

Kids Director Brooke grew up in Indiana. She and her husband Michael met during college in Evansville, IN freshman year at Student Christian Fellowship. They married right after college and lived in the Indianapolis, IN prior to transferring to Memphis, TN area before finally landing in San Diego in 2015. They have two fun kids, Jackson and Harper, who keep them busy with all kind of activities. Brooke has been working in Kid Venture since 2018 and is currently in…

Ed Shinoda

Venture Coffee Lead Ed was born in Chicago and raised in Southern California.  Ed worked for the same worldwide logistics company for 38 years and retired as a Senior Executive. During his time he had many job rotations as well as advancement and relocation opportunities. Shortly after marrying his wife, Patti, they relocated to Hawaii where they were able to raise their family before retiring. Ed and his family began attending Venture Church two years ago when he accidently took the…