About Us

About Us

We assist organizations to be intentional, effective, and efficient
with the resources that God has entrusted to them.

Our team has assisted thousands of churches, Christian schools, universities, and other ministries with the management and stewardship of their facilities.

Smart Church Solution’s team are experts in church facility stewardship, offering software solutions for event management and work order & asset management to improve the efficiency of your building and your team, and consulting services to catch up on deferred maintenance and evaluate your facility.

Our Family of Brands

Web-based Facility Management Software System

Reduce the workload on your staff and increase efficiency with eSPACE, a comprehensive suite of facility management solutions. eSPACE consists of a robust Event Scheduling system as well as a Work Order & Asset Management module to manage your facility with ease and clarity.

POPULAR FEATURES

  • Event Management
  • Work Order & Asset Management
  • Life Cycle Calculator
  • Facility System Integrations (IoT)
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Access Free Online Support and Community Updates

Church Facility Management Solutions is a community of church facility practitioners, professionals, volunteers, paid staff, pastors, deacons, trustees and nearly every type of church personnel. Your free membership grants you access to our trusted network and provides support and resources to help you continue to grow your ministry.

POPULAR FEATURES

  • Online Community
  • Weekly Informational Articles
  • Monthly Webinars
  • Free Resources

Our Team

Tim Cool is founder of Cool Solutions Group, but more importantly, the husband to Lisa and father to 25 year old triplets. His passion is serving churches to be intentional with their facilities…and he loves hiking in the NC Mountains.

Tim Cool
CHIEF STEWARDSHIP OFFICER

Lee Cool, one of the “Cool triplets”, is dedicated to great customer experiences while increasing energy and operational efficiency. Lee loves to hike, rock climb, and go camping!

Lee Cool
DIRECTOR OF REVENUE

Tom truly feels called to serve the church with technology. He has a professional background in information technology, business analysis and project management. Living in Fort Mill, SC, Tom and his wife raise a couple of teenagers. He is also actively involved with his church and F3 (Fitness, Fellowship, and Faith).

Tom Metz
DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY

Lorrie Eriksen has over 30 years of Administrative and Customer Service experience. When Lorrie is not working for Cool Solutions Group, she enjoys spending time with her 5 grandchildren, family, and 2 standard poodles. She also enjoys painting, biking, singing, and more!

Lorrie Eriksen
CUSTOMER STEWARDSHIP SPECIALIST

"It's not about me, it's about Him". Nathan stands ready to share his passion for finding ways to improve church operations to further Kingdom work. When not out partnering with other churches, Nathan can be found at home in Texas with his high school sweetheart and three kiddos, more than likely reading or watching an obscure documentary.

Nathan Parr
FACILITY STEWARDSHIP SPECIALIST

Tim McAteer first started writing code in 1989 and has been passionate about it ever since, as he feels his skillset is a blessing from God. When not working, he is always busy with his wife and four children. Tim is involved with his local church serving on committees, as well as serving as IT support.

Tim McAteer
SENIOR DEVELOPER

Patrick Hart has served in Church Facilities Ministry roles for the past 18 years in the Pacific Northwest. He is an active member of the NACFM and has served on their Board as Executive Director and more recently as Director of Development. Previously, Pat was in ministry as a Director of Christian Education in the Lutheran Church, worked as National Account Manager for a large telecom company, and has owned his own business.

Patrick Hart
FACILITY STEWARDSHIP SPECIALIST

Kim Simmons spent 28 years managing projects in the financial services industry and 7 years leading a guest services team of a multi-site church. Kim enjoys spending time with her husband and two adult sons along with all of their dogs. She enjoys crafting, antiquing and diy projects.

Kim Simmons
CUSTOMER STEWARDSHIP SPECIALIST - TEAM LEAD

My favorite things are of course my Savior, my husband, and my family! My favorite places are the beach, the mountains and rodeos! My job is amazing, because I get to equip people with good training and good products & work with great hardworking, strategic and fun loving people!

Lizzie Zabojnik
CUSTOMER STEWARDSHIP SPECIALIST

Originally from southwest Virginia, Casie has called the greater Nashville area home for 20 years. Prior to joining Smart Church Solutions, Casie spent twelve years serving in various administrative support roles for non-profit organizations. For the last seven years, she served as administrative assistant at a multi-site church. She is passionate about efficiency, making people’s lives easier, and improving. In her downtime, Casie enjoys quality time with loved ones, hiking, being outdoors as much as possible, and cooking for friends and family.

Casie Hildner
CUSTOMER STEWARDSHIP SPECIALIST

Glenn genuinely loves to help others and leads with humility. When he is not working, family is everything for him. He has two sons (Austin and Connor) and his loving wife Brandy. He also enjoys the outdoors and playing his guitar.

Glenn Poole
SOFTWARE STEWARDSHIP SPECIALIST

Ryan's software development background began in 2008 as an intern at the York County, SC government office and since then he has held various software development and engineering roles in the fields of consulting, manufacturing, and financial services. He is an active member and deacon at his church. He and his wife, Vanessa, are raising two kids - Jacob (13) and Morgan (10). He is thrilled to use his talents for God's glory here at Smart Church Solutions.

Ryan Hefley
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Heath is the proud husband of his wife of 20 years, and father of 7 children. After returning from service in Iraq, he used his GI Bill to get his B.S. in Computer Science, he wrote his first computer code in 2008. He is the song leader at his little country church and has his priorities straight from the top down God, Family, Country.

Heath Arthur
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Luke has helped his church (Fellowship Bible Church in Brentwood, TN) develop stewardship of their facilities for nearly 15 years utilizing Cool Solutions Group's strategies and solutions. His pastoral experience, his seven children and beautiful wife Sandy and love of the outdoors give him great joy.

Luke Littrell
QUALITY ASSURANCE

Ben is husband to his high school sweetheart Sara and father to Elyse, Oliver, and Isaiah. They live just outside of Sioux Falls, SD. At his local church Ben is currently an elder, preacher, teacher, and technology team volunteer. He’s been involved in church facilities since he was 15 years old when his home church bought and renovated a large retail space. Before Smart Church Solutions Ben served the facility needs of large industrial manufactures and managed multiple Church Management and Mobile Apps.

Ben Whitley
PRODUCT MANAGER

Tori has been married to her best friend Tommy for almost 3 years now. They met serving in church together and love working to build the kingdom through their jobs each and every day. She has been in the world of administration for about 3 years now. She loves organizing and making systems run as smoothly and efficiently as possible. She loves working in the weeds and behind the scenes to serve and care for our team so that they can better equip our clients to run harder on their mission than ever before. She loves people and enjoys getting to know how the Lord gifted each individual differently in order to bless the Kingdom for His glory.

Tori Christoffel
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Rebecca is a mom to two wonderful little girls and a wife to a supportive, loving husband of 9 years. She met her husband while volunteering at a local hospital in Illinois. Rebecca has a deep love for others and truly finds purpose in helping those in need. She has a work history of a variety of customer service roles for almost 11 years. In Rebecca's spare time she enjoys doing fun activities with her girls, like going to the library or doing a craft at home.

Rebecca Tarchala
CUSTOMER STEWARDSHIP SPECIALIST

Tyler serves as the Demand Generation Manager in our marketing department. With a B.S in Business Administration from the University of North Florida, Tyler has spent 9 years leveraging digital marketing to partner with brands like Allstate Insurance, UberFreight, and WordPress VIP. Passionate about growing businesses through strategic storytelling, Tyler leads teams to success. Off-duty, Tyler enjoys golf, live music and spend time with his wife, Kelsey, daughter, Tatum, and dog, Rudy. He's a loyal fan of Indiana sports teams.

Tyler Thompson
DEMAND GENERATION MANAGER

Matt has been a member of the ministry technology community for over 20 years doing everything from managing infrastructure for major ministries to writing code. When he's not sitting in front of his computer he enjoys spending time with his wife Kimi and his three kids.

Matt Baylor
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Todd and his wife, Patti Jo, have been married for over 35 years. They have four adult daughters who love Jesus deeply. They currently reside in Knoxville, Tennessee and they are raving Tennessee Volunteer fans! Todd previously served in full time ministry for approximately thirty years. He is self described as the “Utility Pastor.” Associate Pastor, Executive Pastor, Youth Pastor, Worship Pastor, Newcomers Pastor, Church Planter, and more! Most recently, he served thousands of churches and nonprofits by supporting multiple online giving solutions.

Todd Gross
CUSTOMER STEWARDSHIP SPECIALIST

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How We're Different

Intentional

A strong ministry requires a solid foundation and efficient planning. We ensure each solution embodies your mission DNA and enables the success of your team.

Reliable

We will address any roadblocks, questions, and concerns you may encounter in a timely manner with respect to
your busy schedule.

Remarkable

Our team has assisted thousands of churches, Christian schools, and ministries with the planning, development, management, and utilization
of their resources.

“eSPACE is quick to respond. They are always looking to help improve the versatility of their product, and are passionate in helping you use to its full capacity.”
Brycellyn LaBorde
College Church of the Nazarene