Walt Bennett

Pastor/ President and CEO of Organic Outreach International, Inc.

Walt is the President and CEO of Organic Outreach International, Inc. He also serves on the Shoreline Church Executive Team.

OOI partners with church leaders of varied denominations and with other Christian organizations to equip believers around the world to share the gospel in ways that are natural and relationship driven.

Walt has enjoyed a broad career path including roles as a chef, naval officer, woodworker, physics teacher, and insurance company executive. He left the corporate world to join the Shoreline team in 2016. Walt received a B.S. in Math, Engineering, Physics, and Psychology from Regents College and a Masters in teaching from Seattle Pacific University.

He feels blessed to be in a position where he can bring all of his past experiences to bear in growing God’s kingdom. Walt and his wife Liz have three children: Hannah and Will who live with them on the Monterey Peninsula, and an adult son, Stefan, living with his wife Katie in Seattle.