Stephanie Schwartz
Director of Women’s Ministry

Stephanie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from California State University Long Beach. Stephanie is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at Talbot School of Theology. Before joining the Compass staff, Stephanie taught high school math and science and served in a variety of ministry capacities in the church. Stephanie teaches our women’s Bible studies, trains our women’s ministry leaders and engages in biblical counseling and discipleship.

Stephanie and her husband Richard have three children: Benjamin, Hannah and Abigail.


Nanci McMannis
Director of Women’s Counseling

Nanci earned her Master’s degree in Biblical Counseling from The Master’s College. Together, Nanci and her husband Bob, have four grown children and one granddaughter. A fourth generation Californian, Nanci has worked in a variety of occupations over the years including: writer, editor, teacher, hostess, and caregiver. She considers herself privileged to serve the women of Compass by bringing hope and truth from God’s Word. Nanci is a NANC-certified biblical counselor and represents Compass on the Biblical Counseling & Discipleship Association of Southern California.


Evie Mayer
Assistant to Women’s Ministry

Evie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University Fullerton. She was born and raised in Southern California and has been married to her husband Danny since January 2014.

Evie began getting involved in the Women’s Ministry in 2012 and has a passion for working with women in the church.