Dr. Jon Akin
Senior Pastor

Jonathan has a BA from Boyce College, where he also taught preaching classes. He has received a PhD in Old Testament from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is an adjunct seminary professor, an author, and one of the founders of Baptist21. Jonathan is married to Ashley, and they have three beautiful children, Maddy, Emma Grace and Judson.

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Rachel Atwood
Preschool Director

Rachel is a graduate of St. John Fisher college in Rochester, New York with a degree in Communications & Journalism. After graduation, she spent her time working in Public Relations for local nonprofits before deciding to be a stay-at-home mom. In 2015, Rachel helped start Fairview’s MOMS (Making Our Mothering Significant) group and she also enjoys serving in AWANA. Rachel is married to Nathan and they have two wonderful children.

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Kim Banks
Communication Administrator

Since joining the team in 2005, Kim has managed all the communication and design for Fairview.  She also assists with the Worship & Creative Arts and Student ministries.  She attended Tennessee Technological University.

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Devin Black
Associate Pastor of Worship

Devin earned a Bachelor of Music from Belmont University and a Master of Business Administration from Bethel University. Growing up in a music ministry family, he began leading worship at 17 and has since served in both lay and church staff capacities. Devin is married to Kailey, and they are the proud parents of their daughter, Ellie. As a family they have made middle Tennessee their home.

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Micah Fries
Associate Pastor of Teaching & Mission

Micah is a graduate of The Baptist College of Florida and Midwestern Seminary. He works as the Vice President of LifeWay Research, and also serves Fairview. Micah has previously served as a Senior Pastor, Youth Pastor and as a church planter in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Micah is married to Tracy and they have two daughters, Sarah Grace and Kessed Noel.

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Matthew Meridieth
Associate Pastor of Students

Matthew graduated from Tennessee Tech University with a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies with emphasis in Psychology and Sociology.  He was a Youth Ministry Intern for FBC Gallatin while in college. He married his wife Kristen in May of 2009 and they are expecting their first child in August, a little girl named Elin. He joined the Fairview Church family in 2009 and began serving as the Associate Pastor of Students in 2012.

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Becky Silvey
Membership Secretary

After years of serving as a preschool teacher and Children’s Ministry assistant at Fairview Church, Becky Silvey is now serving as the Membership Secretary. Becky received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Belmont University in 1987. She spent many years as a home schooling, stay-at-home mom to her four great kids, Jacob, Gabriel, Aaron and Olivia.

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Mary Wiley
Preschool & Children's Minister
Mary is a graduate of The University of Mobile in Theology and English, and is currently pursuing a MA in Discipleship and Family Ministry at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. She works as a content editor for LifeWay Kids. Mary married John in April 2013, and they both are thankful to be a part of the Fairview family.

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