Our Leadership Team


Cesar & Brandi Nieto


Cesar and Brandi have a passion to create a tribe with an equipping culture. Their heart is to empower and activate people in their gifts and their assignment. They burn to educate people to bring reformation in their world. Cesar’s main ministry thrust is reform of how people view the Kingdom of God, and how they view life.
Cesar’s teachings are filled with Hebraic perspective and insights. Cesar has a burning passion to raise entrepreneurs to achieve their Kingdom job with the goal to disciple nations.
Brandi is a 3rd grade teacher at a private Christian school in Harrisonville, Missouri. Her passion is to see others excel in excellence and achieve their highest potentials. Together, they have 3 beautiful children, Isaiah, Arin, and Levi. They have been married since 2002.




Rebekah Hoover

Cesar & Brandi’s Assistant

Rebekah is married to Paul Hoover and they have 6 cherished children grafted in genetically and through adoption. Along with being a doula, Rebekah has a passion for planning, organization, and helping others. She is honored and delighted to be working alongside Shannon and the other wonderful staff to help Cesar & Brandi bring about the vision The Lord has for Shift Kansas City!



Shannon Wells

Cesar & Brandi’s Assistant
Shannon delights in all things organization and it shows in every aspect of her life. She has 5 amazing children with Rob Wells with whom she homeschools daily. Shannon also runs her own bakery business out of her home in Peculiar, MO and enjoys helping wherever there is a need. She loves working alongside Cesar, Brandi, and the Shift KC team to help Shift Kansas City run smoothly.

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Naomi Vaksdal

Financial Manager

Naomi grew up leading worship with her family. Along with 6 years in the finance industry, she also helped start a music academy. Now she is raising 2 precious children with her husband Derek Vaksdal. She loves helping out with the church and pressing into God. 


Robert Wells

Worship Leader
Rob has been involved with worship, music, and media for 20+ years. He started out doing the media and sound in high school and continues to do so now. He started leading worship in his youth group and was one of the active youth leaders. He went to Elim Bible Institute to study youth ministry and worship leading. One of the highlights to his life experiences was his travels all over the world including, England, Scotland, Wales, South Africa, and Israel. Rob is constantly looking for ways to make the media bigger and better at Shift Kansas City. 

Rebecca Dickerson

Children’s Ministry Director

Rebecca is married to Miles Dickerson and together they have 6 children. She has been involved in leading children and youth ministry for 13 years. They have a heart to raise the next generation to follow and love Jesus, to cultivate an environment where they can grow in their gifting’s, and deepen their knowledge of the love of The Father.

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