Health & Wellness Ministry, Medical Ministry

Health & Wellness Ministry, Medical Ministry

First Baptist Church of South Richmond

Deacon Donna Barksdalea native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is known for her results-oriented expertise in the financial services and banking industry. As a Senior Vice President, she is adept at managing large portfolios of both corporate and government clients. This includes analyzing and implementing cost-effective solutions to address business needs as well as developing mutually respectful and productive partnerships. She has held various roles in product management, product development, and sales.

She has always had a passion for health and wellness. Barksdale leads the Wellness Ministry at her church called the First Baptist Church of South Richmond. She also serves as a Deacon at the First Baptist Church. The Wellness Ministry takes on a holistic approach, focusing on physical, spiritual, emotional, and mental well-being. It is important to her to not only be active in her community but to also serve and make a lasting impact on the lives of others.

Ms. Barksdale’s personal mission is to utilize her organizational, leadership, and collaborative skills to promote wellness and health equity as well as to enrich the lives of others. It is this service leader mindset along with her professional prowess that give her a unique blend of gifts to share within her church and the community at large.

In her free time, she and her husband enjoy the arts, music, travel, and spending time with friends, family, and her puppy Prince.