Wendi PearceChair of Deacons
Wendi and Dale Pearce have been attending Albert Park Baptist for 6 years after moving to South Yarra from the eastern suburbs. Wendi is perhaps best known for her scones with jam and cream, a morning tea favourite. Less well known is the way Wendi quietly models Christian hospitality through opening up her home and her intentional building of relationships with people in the congregation. Wendi expresses her deep faith through quietly coming alongside people and offering practical support and care, she also serves regularly on The Food Van.
Wendi spent 25 years with News Corporation in senior roles and spent 15 of these years on their Executive. Her role spanned both the aviation and media operations, where she was Marketing Director for 10 years. She spent 10 years lecturing at Monash University in the School of Business and Economics, including in the MBA program. She is currently working in a family manufacturing business as the Commercial Director where she has 70 staff, and works alongside Woolworths, Coles and Aldi in the development of their products.