The Board of Directors of Disciples Church Extension Fund (DCEF) is pleased to announce that it has named Belinda R. King, MBA, as the next President of the general ministry. With nearly two decades of experience in business banking, commercial lending, investment management, and client service, King is the first African American and the first woman to serve as President of DCEF. She will begin her role as President-Elect on November 15, 2021, following Erick D. Reisinger who will retire as President on December 31, 2021.
“I am overjoyed with Belinda becoming the next President of DCEF,” said Rev. Laurie Pound Feille, DCEF Board chair. “She has the experience, gifts, and talents to lead DCEF into the future. The Board of Directors is looking forward to working with her and to all that she will bring to the position.”
King joined DCEF in 2012 as Assistant Treasurer for Loan Services. She has served as Assistant Vice President (2014) and Vice President (2019). In her role on the DCEF Advisors team, King works directly with congregations, relates to Regional Ministers, other Disciples of Christ ministers, denominational Bishops, and a host of church partners. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration & Labor Relations from Indiana University and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan. She also holds the FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses.
King currently serves as Treasurer for the National Convocation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) board. She has held the offices of Director of Finance with Transitional Life Connection Inc. (TLC), finance committee member and member-at-large for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indiana Regional Board, and Treasurer and Financial Secretary of Light of the World Christian Church, Indianapolis. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
She resides in Fishers, IN.