Our Leadership Team

 Dr. Nic Williams

Dr. Nic Williams: Lead Pastor


Nic grew up in a military family that moved a lot during his adolescent years but considers Warner Robins, Georgia his hometown. In April of 2016, Nic became Lead Pastor of South Shore. Prior to South Shore, Nic had been in full-time ministry for 15 years at various churches as a Youth Pastor, a Worship Pastor, an Associate Pastor, and as a Teaching Pastor here in Sarasota. Nic has a Master of Divinity degree and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Luther Rice Seminary in Lithonia, Georgia. He and Lory have been married since 2007 and have 2 children, Aubrie and Noah. Both Nic and Lory love to be on the water or diving in the ocean. Nic is also an author. He has written the book, When Fear and Faith Collide.

Fun Fact: Nic loves music and plays several instruments including saxophone, piano and guitar. Nic used to play in a funk band.
Blog: NicWilliams.me


Randy Miller
Randy Miller: Connections Pastor


Randy is originally from Elkart, Indiana.  He and his wife Karen have been attending South Shore since 1998. Randy and Karen have four adult sons and four grandchildren. Randy served his first 20 years of ministry as a youth pastor in Sarasota. Randy came on staff in 2001 as the Volunteer Coordinator when our church did not have its own facilities.   Randy’s titles and responsibilities have changed many times over the past years.  He currently helps people get connected into the life of South Shore. He also leads our Community Life Groups, manages our facilities, oversees food ministry alongside many volunteers and oversees the care ministries. Randy loves Mexican food, enjoys detailing cars, watching football, being a grandpa and having dates with his wife.  Randy and Karen’s love for Jesus and His Church are very evident as they serve at South Shore.

Fun Fact: When Randy shakes your hand, your grand kids feel it!


Kenny Roberts

Kenny Roberts: Student Pastor


Kenny is a native of The Bahamas and he and his wife, Jenna, have been at South Shore since February of 2014. Kenny serves as the Student Pastor (middle & high school) where he is able to live out his passion for discipling the next generation. Kenny has a bachelor's degree in Youth Ministry & Missions from Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville, Florida where he and Jenna met. Kenny has been involved in youth ministry since his first year of college at the Word of Life Bible Institute where he served at their summer youth camp in various roles. Kenny's interests include: anything that involves being with his wife, coffee (the good stuff, not Folgers), writing, reading, eating at local restaurants and playing the guitar. Kenny passionately believes that it is the responsibility of every generation to reach their generation for Christ.

Fun Fact: Kenny was once named the top elementary school student for the entire country of the Bahamas.
Blog: AbundantlyPardonedBlog.wordpress.com


Mandy Smith

Mandy Smith: Children's Ministry Director


A "Sarasota Native", Mandy has been serving as our Children's Ministry Director since the fall of 2012. Prior to being on staff at South Shore, she served as the Executive Director of the Sarasota Medical Pregnancy Center. Her heart for children and their families has been a life long passion. Mandy is a proud graduate of Florida State University with a degree in Family and Child Sciences, a concentration in Child Life and two minors, one in Special Education and one in Psychology.  She has seen God direct her path through various positions and experiences which have equipped and led her to the current position here at South Shore. Mandy and her husband, Paul, are raising three daughters and together they enjoy watching college football, cooking, going to the beach and family game nights.

Fun Fact: Mandy likes to read cookbooks and recipes like others read a good novel!


Janae Camp

Janae Shatley Camp: Weekend Coordinator


Janae is originally from the small town of Paragould, Arkansas. She is married to Tony who is currently serves as an elder. They have two children, Sydney and Silas. Janae and Tony first came to South Shore in June of 1999 when Tony became South Shore’s first youth pastor. Since that time, Janae served in many capacities including eight years as Director of Women’s Ministry. She has a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Prior to South Shore, Janae and Tony served on staff together at First Baptist Church in St. Petersburg, Florida. Janae has a blast bringing first impression and creative elements together for the services every weekend.  She also coordinates communication efforts. Janae enjoys writing, exercising, gardening, having meaningful conversations, playing with her family and having Tony time.  Janae is the author of a Bible Study for women called Image Wearers to Image Bearers

Fun Fact: Janae grew up on a farm and her summer job was hoeing cotton.
Blog: JanaeShatleyCamp.com  

Leslie Terry

Leslie Terry: Administrative Manager


Leslie is originally from Rockland County, New York. She joined the South Shore staff in July of 2005 as the Administrative Manager. She is married to Robert Terry and has 2 children and 4 grandchildren. Leslie graduated from Pearl River High School in New York and attended Prairie Bible College in Alberta Canada. Leslie has served with 2 mission organizations: Helps International Ministries Pennsylvania and WEC International in Greece.  She moved to Florida in 1998, and began attending South Shore in 2001.  Her responsibilities include administrative tasks, finances and payroll, assisting the pastors and volunteers, answering the phone and receiving guests that come into the church during the week. Leslie enjoys spending time at the beautiful beaches of Sarasota, spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys pouring into the lives of the women of South Shore as a mentor, and in her small group.

Fun Fact: Leslie is South Shores own personal "Siri."


Nathan Loomis 

Nathan Loomis:  Tech Director


Nathan grew up as a PK (pastor’s kid) moving a lot from church to church within the state of Florida. He has lived in Sarasota since he was 14. Nathan met his wife, Jennifer, while they were attending Riverview High School. They were married in 2002 and now have three sons. In addition, 2002 is when Nathan and Jennifer began attending South Shore. Nathan joined the staff as Tech Director in 2014 and oversees lights, media, LiveStream, and sound elements of the weekend services. A graduate of USF, Nathan has been employed in either music and/or youth ministry in various capacities for 20 years prior to coming on staff at South Shore. Nathan is also a high school math teacher, a social studies teacher and a tutor. Nathan loves spending time with his family, likes spicy food a lot and enjoys playing a half dozen musical instruments.

Fun Fact: Nathan likes to make unusual posts on Facebook to get a good debate going.