Our Team

Alex Goodwin

Alex Goodwin – Executive Director

Alex handles executive administration and strategic leadership of IFBR and also currently oversees all of our print and digital communications channels.

He graduated from Virginia Tech in 2012 with a degree in Marketing Management and promptly moved west to Colorado, where he joined the Institute when it was a part of Biblica. Alex helped co-found the Institute for Bible Reading in 2016 and served as Senior Director, Marketing Communications before he was appointed Executive Director in 2021. He currently lives with his wife and two children in Colorado Springs, CO.

Glenn Paauw

Glenn Paauw – Senior Director, Content

Glenn oversees editorial and content for all IFBR publications and speaks on our behalf in a variety of contexts.

The focus of Glenn’s 30 years in Bible ministry has been publishing, researching, speaking, and writing on the topic of reading and living the Bible well. His book Saving the Bible from Ourselves is available from InterVarsity Press. He is a leader in the development of Reader’s Bibles, most recently Immerse: The Reading Bible for Tyndale House Publishers. Glenn’s education was in philosophy and theology at Calvin College and Seminary. He lives in Palmer Lake, CO.

Paul Caminiti

Paul Caminiti – Senior Director, Mobilization

Paul creates opportunities to advance our work through partnerships with like-minded organizations and churches.

He has been a cultural innovator for the Bible for over two decades. As the Bible Publisher at Zondervan and Vice President of Bible Engagement at Biblica, he helped launch The Bible in 90 Days, The Story, and Community Bible Experience. His interviews have appeared in: Newsweek, The New Yorker, USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and NBC News. Paul currently lives in Grand Rapids, MI.

Jim Steere

Jim Steere – Senior Associate

Jim works closely with pastors, introducing them to Immerse and helping them effectively implement it within their congregations. He also assists in IFBR’s fundraising efforts.

Jim brings a background of experience in business and fundraising. In 2012 he joined the team at Biblica, then in 2017 transitioned to Tyndale House Publishers where he served in a collaborative role with IFBR to develop and launch Immerse: The Bible Reading Experience. He has worked with denominational leaders and local church pastors across the country to reignite a passion for reading the Bible in community using Immerse. Jim attended Trinity College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. He lives with his wife O’Ann in Orlando, Florida.