Pastors & Staff

Esteban Pineda

Lead Pastor

Pastor Esteban has been in full-time ministry for over 25 years. Within that time he has lead Youth Ministry, Young Adults Ministry, Drama Ministry, Urban Training Center Director, and his greatest ministry of all - his family. Married for over 18 wonderful years with 4 powerful disciples - his children.

Chela Pineda

Lead Pastor's Wife

Sister Chela has been in full-time ministry for over 22 years: working as a full-time Women’s Rehab Director, Financial Administrator, Young Adults Pastor, Urban Training Center Director, and her favorite ministry of all - Family Ministry. Married for over 18 wonderful years with 4 gorgeous children. 

Toby Flanagan

Associate Pastor

Pastor Toby has been in ministry for over 22 years and has been married for over 24 years. He has been a missionary to the Philippines and Indonesia for 2 years and has organized many soul-saving endeavors for decades. His heart is to reach hurting men for God’s honor & glory. 

Manuel Aguilar

Associate Pastor

Pastor Manuel gave his life to the Lord on a Thanksgiving in 1993. Since then, he and his amazing wife of 38 years have helped pioneer a work in Tracy, CA and have helped hundreds of marriages see God’s healing power all over the world. All 4 of his children are serving the Lord with deep commitments to ministry throughout Victory Outreach International.

Greg Martinez

Associate Pastor

Pastor Greg has seen thousands of prisoners give their lives to the Lord through inner-city ministry for over 22 years. He and his wife of over 19 years have raised 6 wonderful children and 11 beautiful grandchildren. With a heart for the forgotten inmate, he is seeing God’s power break the bars of iron all over the prison doors.

Eric Castaneda

Associate Pastor

Pastor Eric has traveled the world witnessing the power of God through radical evangelism. He has been apart of numerous teams where thousands have seen salvation through Jesus Christ. He and his wife Erika, of over 20 years, have 4 wonderful children. They are both currently overseeing our Tracy Campus where lives are being changed in the Valley area.

Robert Quintanilla

Music Minister

Robert Quintanilla has been involved in ministry since childhood. Since his teenage years he has volunteered in Media Arts from Audio, Visual and Lights. His passion ranges from  designing websites to social networks and other graphic communications. At the age of 17 he began to lead music ministries and recently has challenged himself to learn piano. He is eager to impart his passion, expertise and anointing for technology and music. Interested? Click here for more info.

Cel & Krystal Salazar

Third Wave Ministers

Celestino was a young man lost in the streets of the East Bay & Krystal a young woman forgotten in the foster system. Their passion is to see other hurting young people find their call & purpose in Christ through this dynamic Youth Ministry.  They‘ve been married for over 16 years with 2 wonderful youth of their own. 

Gina Hernandez

Children's Ministry Overseer

Teacher Gina has, from the moment of her transformation with Christ, given herself wholeheartedly to working with children. She has been overseeing our VO Heart Kidz GANG for over 14 years and working within the ministry for 22 years. Her love and dedication for God's children is unmatched within the community.

Manuel & Yolanda Aguilar

Marriage Pastors

Pastors Manuel & Yolanda Aguilar have been married for over 38 years and been in ministry for over 32 years. There heart has always been reaching the marriages that the enemy has tried to tear apart. With decades of experience and wisdom, they both want to see God's plan fulfilled within every God-ordained family. All 4 of their children and 6 grandchildren are serving the Lord with deep commitments to ministry throughout Victory Outreach International.

Beverly Flanagan

Administrative Manager

Beverly Flanagan has been saved for over 42 years with over 36 years of administrative experience. She has taken her skills from the Federal Post Office to using her gifts to build God's Kingdom. Her discipline and integrity with the ministry has enabled other Men & Women to build Godly financial principles within their lives. 

Nick & Miriam Quintana

GEM Ministers

Nick & Miriam have been married since 2022 with a blended family and recently had a bubbly, baby boy. They have 3 wonderful children. God has delivered them in such a way that they desire to see others come to Christ thru the GUEST EXPERIENCE MINISTRIES (G.E.M.).  Our Guest Experience is a big part of The Heart through our Ushers, Greeters, and Security ministries.

Desiree Cisneroz

United We Can Coordinator

Desiree has a heart for International missions and seeing established works all over the globe.  She has helped raise over $3.5 Million in financial investments for United We Can. She herself has been delivered from the drug & alcohol addiction that has engaged her family for generations. 

Connie Cisneroz

Prayer Director

Connie has been a prayer intercessor since her salvation in Christ since 2009. Her passion to see the God’s power work in the lives of the forgotten has allowed her to experience His miracles all over the world. She is a graduate of the UTC 2011 and part of the UTC Staffing from ‘21 - ‘23. 

Krystal Salazar

Media Director

Krystal has been serving the Lord for over 22 years within the ministry of Victory Outreach Heart. She is a graduate of the East Coast UTC ’07 and has served with the Third Wave Leadership for over 4 years. Her and her husband have been married for over 16 years and have two wonderful children. 

Justine Ochoa

Twilight Treasures Overseer

Justine has a heart to see women delivered from the darkness of the street life that has plagued the inner-cities globally. She and her team are making strategic strides in seeing women come out of the prostitution and see them answer the call of God within their lives. Justine has been serving the Lord since 2018.