Support Staff

Julie Herborn

Julie became a California transplant at the age of seven when her family moved from Ohio. After graduating locally from Santa Fe Christian High School she experienced several moves across the United States and back to San Diego again in 2009. Married to Donnie, they have four children and will soon be empty nesters. Finding Venture in 2015 she has served on the greeting team, kids ministry and has a fierce passion for leading ladies in small groups. In her…

Allison Mangiafico

Allison grew up in Ohio and her family made the move West while she was in college. She finished and graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a Broadcast Journalism degree in 2003. After graduation she moved to San Diego for her first job, met her husband Marc, and the rest is history. They live locally and have four kids who keep them very busy! They have called Venture their home church for several years, and Allison has served in various…

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…

Charlotte Adams

Charlotte is a born-and-raised San Diegan and a senior at Santa Fe Christian. Her favorite hobbies are playing goalie on her waterpolo team, reporting for her school’s sports teams, reading, wake surfing, and talking about Taylor Swift. She looks forward to attending college in the fall with a Communications major and Phycology minor.