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Dorival Pimenta CFO

Dorival is a leader and a lifelong learner. He has a BA in Theology from São Paulo Baptist Seminary, a BA in English literature (Universidade de Guarulhos), an MA in English Language and Literature (La Sierra University), an MA in Jewish Studies (Universidade de São Paulo-ABD), and is currently pursuing his doctorate in Philosophy and Theology (Claremont Graduate University).

Dorival is a certified church planter by the American Baptist Association and, for over 40 years, has combined his love of God, people, and learning to help others develop their understanding of God and His kingdom.


Dorival and Dinalva have been married for 38 years. These Brazilian-Americans have three adult children—Jennifer, Dorival Jr., and Sofia. Southern California has been their home for the past twenty-one years.

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