Rev. Greg Allen-Pickett is the Senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Hastings. In addition to pastoral leadership experience, Rev. Allen-Pickett has leadership and management experience in for-profit and non-profit contexts, and executive leadership experience at the Presbyterian Church (USA) denominational offices. He has also worked as an adjunct professor, teaching Spanish and Sustainable Development classes at the University of Denver.
Rev. Allen-Pickett graduated cum laude with a BA Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, was a Rotary Scholar in Ecuador for a year, earned an MA from the Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, and an MDiv from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
He serves on the board of Living Waters for the World, a non-profit that provides safe drinking water solutions in developing countries, and he writes for the Presbyterian Outlook magazine.
He joined the Hastings College Board of Trustees in 2017.