September 15, 2019

Rev. Rob Ballman

Father Rob Ballman has been an Associate Pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Church since June of 2014. Fr Rob was born and raised about an hour west of Memphis in Wynne, AR. After receiving a degree in Finance from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, he worked for 19 years in the insurance industry as an adjuster and agent. Prior to entering seminary Fr Rob owned his own insurance agency for seven years.

After discerning a call to priesthood, Fr Rob studied Philosophy and Theology at Sacred Heart School of Theology in Wisconsin. He was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Memphis on June 7, 2014.  In his spare time, Fr Rob enjoys spending time with family and outdoors hiking, camping, and geocaching. His favorite pastime is rooting for his favorite teams: the Arkansas Razorbacks, Memphis Grizzlies, and St Louis Cardinals.