Director of Business Administration
David Nabors joined Wilshire’s staff as director of business administration in fall 2014. He came to Wilshire from First Private Bank of Texas, where he was senior vice president and chief financial officer. He and his wife, Joan, were longtime members of Cliff Temple Baptist Church in Dallas, where he served as chairman of deacons and of the Finance Committee and where he sang in the choir. At Wilshire, David also is active in Sanctuary Choir. Previously, David served six years as chief financial officer and treasurer of the Baptist General Convention of Texas. He is a CPA, worked 21 years with Bank of America, and has experience in information management, global treasury and trade, communications and training, and marketing and performance analysis. He and Joan are the parents of two adult sons.
Organist and Director of Wilshire Academy of Fine Arts
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Jeff Brummel earned the bachelor of science degree at the College of the Ozarks in Branson, Mo., majoring in vocal/choral music education, where he competed with NATS as a tenor vocal soloist. He studied organ with Al Travis and Yoon-Mi Lim for the master of music and doctor of musical arts degrees in organ performance and church music at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. As an organist, he has competed in the Bank Street Organ Competition in London, England, and the William C. Hall Organ Competition in San Antonio. He has participated in master classes with notable organists including David Higgs in the U.S. and Daniel Roth, Thierry Escaich and Christoph Mantoux in Paris, France. Jeff previously served as the choir director/pianist at Trinity Baptist Church, Springfield, Ore.; collegiate organist at The Church of the College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Mo.; and choirmaster/organist at John Knox Presbyterian Church, River Oaks. In addition to serving Wilshire, Jeff is adjunct professor of music theory at Dallas Baptist University. At Wilshire, Jeff serves as organist, music ministry associate and creator/director of the Wilshire Academy of Fine Arts. In addition to playing Wilshire’s 80-rank Schantz pipe organ, Jeff is the director the 60-voice Youth Choir and Shekinah, Wilshire’s select youth vocal ensemble. The Youth Choir has been on tour to Washington D.C. and New Orleans under Jeff’s leadership.