Our Leadership Team

Stewardship Technology empowers churches, ministries, and faith based organizations with leading technology solutions that run without interruption, earning client trust and loyalty with services focused on your needs, never our convenience.

Since 2002, we have supported thousands of churches with our electronic giving solutions, pension and benefit processing for church employees through our integration with Fidelity and Schwab, Mission Pay application to support the movement of donations from local congregations to the district, and our foundation platform that allows churches to support individual that would like to establish a donor-advised fund (DAF), an investment management account (IMA) or an endowment to support the ongoing mission of the church.

Stewardship Technology’s cloud-based platform reduces manual processes, providing a comprehensive set of payment options for processing with the highest level of security through our PCI Level 1 compliance and proprietary gateway, self-service donor portal that delivers unlimited giving forms, event registration, peer-to-peer fundraising, crowdfunding, invaluable data analytics and integration to multiple third party CRM, while streamlining and enhancing the user experience for donors, customers, members and employees.

This is the team that makes all of this happen:

Stuart Washington

Co-founder and CEO

As CEO & Co-Founder, Stuart oversees all corporate technology, vision, product innovation and business operations for the company.

Prior to founding Stewardship Technology Inc., Stuart held the position of Technical Lead and Database Architect for Amerix Corporation, Director of Technology at Martek Global Services, and Database Administrator at Unix Network.

Stuart earned a BA from Eastern Nazarene College.

Nina Vellayan


As President, Nina oversees all day-to-day operations, strategic planning and financial administration for the company.

Prior to joining Stewardship Technology Inc., Nina held the position of Chief Executive Officer of FrontStream Payments Inc., Chief Operating Officer at Tier Technologies Inc. a publicly traded corporation (NASDAQ: TIER), and Founder & President, Business Office Solutions, a division of Sallie Mae Inc.

Nina earned an MA in Financial Management and a BS in Consumer Economics from the University of Maryland.

Craig Page

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Craig oversees all technology, network administration, database administration and the development organizations for the company.

Prior to joining Stewardship Technology Inc., Craig held the position of Chief Information Officer of TransFirst Inc., Chief Operating Officer of The MeNetwork and Senior Vice President, Infrastructure of First Data Inc.

Craig earned a BA in Philosophy and Religious Studies from Friends University.

Gerry Washington


Gerry Washington brings a background of management in senior leadership positions. They included region and national marketing management, senior operations management and management of capital and operating budgets.

Tom Head

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Tom oversees all financial administration, budgeting, human resources and benefits for the company.

Prior to joining Stewardship Technology Inc., Tom held the position of Chief Financial Officer of FrontStream Holdings Inc., Chief Financial Officer of Valutec Card Solutions and Chief Financial Officer of Nu-kote International.

Tom earned an MBA in General Business from Murray State University and a BS in Applied Mathematics from Brescia University.

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