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Elaine Welcome SVP Media PracticeDallas, TX, January 4, 2023 – Dallas-based FaithSearch Partners, Inc., today named Elaine Welcome as Senior Vice President and Media Practice Leader.  Welcome most recently served as Chief Operating Officer for Hope Media, one of the most extensive Christian media organizations in the country.  Hope Media owns and operates KSBJ-FM in the Houston area, the largest non-commercial Christian music radio station in the U.S.

“What a blessing it is to have Elaine join our growing team!” said Ed Fry, Founder/CEO of FaithSearch.  “Our client growth in the Christian media space has noticeably expanded in the past couple of years.  Elaine’s background and expertise will provide immeasurable value to our existing and new media clients as we help them identify new and transformational leaders.”

“I’m thrilled to join such a professional, high-quality team as what I’ve found at FaithSearch,” said Welcome.  “The firm brings a deep history and structured approach to retained executive search.  I’m looking forward to applying my skillset and knowledge of successful Christian media organizations in a way that makes a positive contribution to each client organization and the broader Kingdom.”

Welcome served at Hope Media for almost 12 years, holding the title of Chief Operating Officer, and helped lead the recent merger activity with WAY-FM.

Welcome can be reached directly at

FaithSearch Partners is the premier executive search firm in the U.S. focusing exclusively on serving faith-based higher education institutions, nonprofits, ministries, churches, athletics organizations, and faith-oriented businesses. Based in Dallas with locations in Houston, Atlanta, Denver, Birmingham, Spokane, Asheville, and Tyler, FaithSearch is able to serve faith-based clients in all regions.

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