William Whaley – Pastor for Preaching, Vision, & Discipleship


Pastor William and Eileen Whaley have 5 beautiful children; Rebecca, Rachel, Sarah, Benjamin, and Hannah.  William was called to the gospel ministry in 2000 while working as a Mechanical Engineer at Harris Corporation in Palm Bay, Florida.  Since his call to ministry, he served as Youth Pastor for one church and Senior Pastor in two churches.  William received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University in 1995 and a Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2006.


Jonathan Ochs – Pastor for Corporate Worship & Leadership

Pastor Jonathan is a New York born, California bred, lover of Jesus!!  He is married to his best friend, Stacey, and their family lives in Santa Rosa Beach.  Jonathan and Stacey are blessed to have 4 children; Cassie, Corey, Nathaniel and Jonah.  Jonathan attended California Baptist University, where he met Stacey.  He has been leading worship in different capacities since 1999 and is very grateful to the Lord for giving him the opportunity to declare the truth of Jesus Christ in song at New Day.  Jonathan is passionate about ensuring that the message that goes out in song is indeed truth- and that it is both edifying to the body and glorifying to the Father (John 4:23).