our team


Dale Wallace

Executive Director

Dale grew up in Houston, Texas and graduated from Baylor University with a BBA in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Religion. In college Dale spent his summers serving at Kanakuk Kamps as a Counselor, Unit Coordinator, Social Media Director, and Programs Director. After graduating from Baylor, Dale went on to the Watermark Institute where he worked in student ministry at Watermark Community Church in Dallas. Dale has been on staff with Vertical for over four years and his passion is to connect students to the church and to see students learn how to abide in Jesus.

Chambers Swiggart

Associate Director

Chambers grew up in Houston, Texas and graduated from Baylor University with a B.A. in Corporate Communication. Chambers joined the Vertical staff in 2017 and serves as an Associate Director! Chambers met Erin, his wife, while they were both students at Baylor. They were married in March of 2019 and love married life together in Waco. Chambers has a love for people, music, live-sound, and logistics. He is gifted in working behind the scenes to make Vertical happen each week. Chambers’ passion is to disciple students and push them towards daily abiding in Jesus.

Jacie Gregory

Associate Director

Jacie grew up in Benton, Arkansas and graduated from the University of Arkansas with a BS in Apparel Merchandising. In college, Jacie spent her summers doing international mission work and serving at T Bar M Camps. Since college, she has been trained for ministry at YWAM in Los Angeles, CA and the Watermark Institute in Dallas, TX.  During her time at Watermark, she worked in young adult ministry with The Porch. Jacie has been on staff with Vertical for two years and her passion is to see students go from dead in their sin to abundant life through faith in Jesus Christ.


Board Members

Carter Hopkins
Baylor alumni and founder of Vertical Ministries
Bo Weathersbee
Baylor alumni and founder of Vertical Ministries
Cindy Reeter
Baylor alumni and parent of Baylor alumni
Scott Drew
Head Coach of Baylor Men's Basketball
Afshin Ziafat
Speaker at Vertical Ministries for three years
Blair Browning
Baylor alumni and Baylor professor
Timothy Ateek (TA)
Executive Director of Breakaway Ministries and former Director of Vertical Ministries

Student Leadership

Stewart Cox
Neha Batawala
VP of Missions
Maura Lennard
VP of Compliance
Garrett Hall
VP of Operations