Brad Busiek became the Pastor of Smith Memorial Presbyterian Church in July 2015. Previously, he served as the pastor of Newell Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, NC from 2001-2015. Brad grew up in Houston, Texas, and graduated with a degree in biology from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. During college, Brad pitched for the school’s baseball team and worked at: the Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Assembly, First Presbyterian Church in San Antonio, and Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church in Houston.
He received his Master of Divinity at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. While in seminary Brad served as a pastoral intern at First Presbyterian Church in Toms River, New Jersey and as a chaplain at the Methodist Hospital in Houston.
In August of 2001, Brad married his wife, Amy, who is also a graduate from Princeton and an ordained pastor. She is currently attending the graduate school at George Fox University to receive her Master in Social Work degree. Brad and Amy have two children: Benjamin and Phoebe.