Jeff Stiggins is a native of Central Florida who grew up in Maitland as the son of an Orlando architect. A graduate of Florida Southern College and Candler School of Theology, Jeff completed a Doctor of Ministry degree at Boston University School of Theology in 1999. Over the last 29 years, he has served churches in Sebring, Frostproof, Kendal, Hollywood and Titusville. In 2002 he was appointed the district superintendent of the Orlando district, which became the East Central district three years later. In 2006 he became the executive director of the Office of Congregational Transformation. He and his wife, Sue, have two children. Their son, Kalon, is a worship leader at Community of Faith Church. Their daughter, Anna, is a pediatric intensive care nurse at Shands in Gainesville.