Emily is from Rockingham County. She graduated from Eastern Mennonite University with a degree in business administration, minor in marketing and received a master’s degree from Liberty University in human services. She comes to us with various office and communications experiences. She most recently served for four years as part of a church-planting team in Genova, Italy. She married Francesco Paradiso in March 2014. In October they moved to Harrisonburg to be closer to family while their passion to serve the Lord in all areas of life remains the same. Emily enjoys running, making photo books, ice cream and playing the piano.