About Us

Clergy & Staff

The Rev. Ed Hammatt
Deacon
The Rev. Ed Hammatt was ordained deacon at St Thomas in December 1993, after completing the Diocesan School of Ministry.   He has served as a volunteer in that capacity at St. Thomas and at St. Luke the Physician since that time.  He chaired the stewardship commission of the diocese during the first few years of his ministry and worked to establish the Heritage Society at St. Thomas.  He has also served as a part-time chaplain at Sylvester Cancer Center.  He received a B.S. in business with a major in accounting from Louisiana State University.  He served 2 years as an artillery officer in Germany before returning to work at an international CPA firm.  He has been a CPA since 1966 and is a partner in the accounting firm of Mullen Howard Hammatt & Co., P.A. in South Miami. ehammatt@mhhcpa.com
Eugene A. Greco, Ph.D.
Music Director and Organist
He began playing the organ since he was twelve years old, and assumed the position of organist and choir master at age 15.  In high school and college he was active in theatre and community theater, serving as musical director and pianist for many musicals. He moved to Miami from New York in 1979 and completed his degree in Musicology. He was a Miami-Dade College professor who taught music and humanities, he also directed the Kendall Campus Choir. Over the years he has served as music director/choir and director/organist at various churches in Miami and toke Choirs on many tours. Dr.  Greco is a member of the American Guild of Organists and various organizations. Associated Professor at the University of Miami in Coral Gables in Music Education and Musicology. He currently is an instructor for the Osher Life-long Learning Center at the University of Miami, and serves as Director of Music at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Miami.

Jaisa Paz
Financial Secretary
Jaisa Paz has been the Financial Secretary with St. Thomas since 2008, She has a Degree in Accounting and Business from FIU. She is married to Alex Paz, CPA. and have 2 children, Kevin and Amanda which currently attend St. Thomas Episcopal Parish School. She does the financials and the bookkeeping for the Church, Capital Campaign and the Endowment funds. If you have any questions you can contact her at 
jpaz@stepsmia.org


Annie Puig
Director of Family Ministries
Annie Puig is the Director of Family Ministries.  From Kick-Off Sunday in August through Vacation Bible Camp in June, the Director of Family Ministries is in charge of children’s programs for the church, the “paper pageant” at Christmas, and the flowering of the cross and egg hunt at Easter.  During the school year, she also conducts the Little Chapel for junior preschool through 2nd grade for the school.  Annie graduated from FSU with a bachelor’s degree in communications and minors in religion and Spanish.  She has taught at St. Brendan’s elementary school and at public middle school.  Annie and her husband Daniel have three children. apuig@stepsmia.org 
Ceil Fitts 
Executive Assistant

Ms. Ceil Fitts , a church member since 2005, began working at St. Thomas in August 2017. She is the Executive Assistant in the church office . She will lead our Sunday School Godly Play® Program and will also lead the Confirmation classes in 2018 . Cfitts@stepsmia.org
Claudia Carmona
First Communion teacher
You can contact claudia at Ccarmona@stepsmia.org
Chris  Gibson
Direc
tor of Operations
Chris Gibson, a native of South Carolina, graduated from the College of Charleston. Moving to Seattle, he spent 18 years in the cellular industry, initially becoming experienced in both analog and digital systems. He worked for Western Wireless for 10 years as a supervisor and for T-Mobile for 8 years as a manager. In the latter position, he managed people, operations, and project analysis, developing strong financial and computer skills for the business world. As Director of Operations for St. Thomas Church and School, Chris is the manager of the Maintenance Department and the manager/facilitator of all facilities-related projects. This includes maintenance, repair, and improvement of all buildings and grounds, set-ups for all events, availability of the maintenance staff during events to ensure that things run smoothly, and involvement with finances, design, bids, and sub-contracting for projects. cgibson@stepsmia.org


Meet Our Facilities Team
 
Frank Benedict has a Journeyman license in carpentry and the comparable hours as an electrician. He also has extensive experience in surveying and construction. 
 
Boni Pantjoa studied Consumer Electronics at Lindsey Hopkins and has worked in carpentry both in his native country of Peru and in Miami.
 
Odalys Molina keeps a tight daily schedule of when to clean each area – classrooms, restrooms, water fountains, halls, stairs, Rantz Hall, kitchen, etc.