Meet our Leadership Team.

This team leads the day to day operations of the church.

Dan Frank, Lead Pastor

Pastor Dan started Grace Church in May of 1990 when two small churches in Reno decided to merge. Since that time Dan has led the charge for Grace’s growth and Kingdom impact in this city. He is Grace's primary teaching pastor and is married with three adult children and three grandchildren. Dan’s passion is to reach all people for Jesus and that drives his leadership.

Russ Ruiz

Chief Financial Officer

Russ leads the finance and operations teams at Grace. He left the corporate world and now brings finance and accounting experience to Grace. He champions financial accuracy and transparency, and loves God with all his heart. He is married with three boys.

Karen Durst

Executive Director

Karen started in 1991 as a volunteer at Grace and now leads the Creative, Communications and Campaign Development teams at Grace. She is married with two adult children. Karen’s heartbeat is using creative ideas and strategy to show the world that Jesus is the hope of the world.

Miguel De La Mora

Executive Director

Pastor Miguel came to Grace in 2017 with his wife Janelle and their five (yes, five) children. He serves as a Teaching Pastor and as the Family Team Director. He brings years of ministry experience, plus a BA in Religion and a MA in Theology. Miguel's passion is to see people who are far from God come into a saving relationship with Jesus.

Nick Torontali

Worship Pastor

Pastor Nick joined Grace in 2012, moving all the way from Orlando, Florida. He loves expressing God’s power and love in various creative ways, but especially with music. He leads worship most weeks at Grace. He believes worship is a lifestyle, and music is a bonus. He is married to Tasha and has two kids.