Greg DeLoach is president and CEO of Atlanta-based Developmental Disabilities Ministry of Georgia following a 10-year pastorate of First Baptist Church of Augusta, Ga. He succeeds William T. Neal who is retiring from DDM.

Jimmy Gentry is pastor of Garden Lakes Baptist Church in Rome, Ga. Previously he served Tabernacle Baptist Church in Carrollton, Ga.

Paul H. Gibson is executive minister of the Great Rivers Region of American Baptist Churches, based in Springfield, Ill., coming from the pastorate of First Baptist Church of Bismarck, N.D.

Ernest H. Jones of Brooklyn, N.Y., is the new executive minister for the American Baptist Churches of Ohio. He has served as pastor of Brooklyn’s Greenwood Baptist Church since 1998.

Terry Maples is field coordinator for Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Virginia effective Feb. 1. He comes from a similar position in Tennessee.

Julie Pennington-Russell is pastor of First Baptist Church in the City of Washington. Most recently she served First Baptist Church of Decatur, Ga.