Your WELSTech Hosts are Martin Spriggs and Sallie Draper

Martin Spriggs has served as the Chief Technology Officer for the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) since October 2004. In his capacity as CTO, Martin speaks at numerous workshops and conferences on varied technology topics, including building evangelistic websites, promoting your church and school, digital Bible Study, creating an efficient church office, and effective time management through technology. He is more than eager to serve the membership of WELS and help our churches and schools use technology effectively to aid in their ministries.

A former WELS pastor, Martin earned his MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management, Chicago. He built the Midwest practice for Net Quotient Consulting Group (a firm that provides Internet application development for Fortune 1000 companies) and Qwest Communications (a telecommunications firm). He worked on technical development and internet consulting at these companies. He and his wife, Debbie, are members at Christ Lutheran, Big Bend, WI.

Contact Martin: 414-256-3250 | [email protected] |

Sallie Draper’s role as Technology Trainer for WELS allows her to do three of her favorite things – work with computers, learn loads of new things, and teach others. In addition to training synod employees and volunteers on the various software solutions adopted by the synod, Sallie also enjoys supporting WELS congregations, schools and members at large on an assortment of tech-related topics including congregational web sites and church management software solutions.

A graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, Sallie previously taught high school math and performed statistical reporting for BlueCross BlueShield of Texas. She is blessed to be a mom to three sons and wife to Kevin.

Contact Sallie: 414-256-3216 | [email protected] |