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TYC Acceleration Speakers

Our Speakers

Transforming Your City is Blessed to have an amazing group of people with amazing backgrounds who share their passion for Marketplace Ministry in the Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019 Conference!


 

Jim Begley, Jr., MDiv, BCPC, Executive Director – Wholeness to Freedom Ministries – Jim’s style is “person-centered” reaching out to individuals, couples and families. He works in the areas of addictions, grief, stress, depression, religious abuse, marriage, sexual brokenness etc. He counsels people of all faiths, non-faith, religious backgrounds, and cultures in a safe, open, and comfortable environment.

After graduating Asbury College and Asbury Theological Seminary, JimI has had over 25 years experience counseling a broad spectrum of people in their life’s journeys, coming alongside to assist them to experience wholeness to healing in fulfilling their potential. In addition, he has studied under and presented alongside the teaching and healing ministries of Mclean Ministries with Clay and Mary Mclean from North Carolina; and, Howard Morgan Ministries with Dr. Howard and Janet Morgan from Atlanta, Georgia.

Along with his Masters of Divinity, Jim is a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor (BCPC) as a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.


 

Susan Begley

Susan Begley – MS, LMHC – is a qualified licensed mental health counselor dedicated to helping to better understand and resolve current life challenges and long-standing issues. Her approach is eclectic and tailored to specific needs, which may include cognitive behavioral techniques, talk and supportive therapies and/or solution-focused therapies.  She approaches each session seriously with professional integrity and specialize in providing counseling for individuals and couples experiencing:

Susan graduated from Capella University with a Masters in Mental Health Counseling and says the most compelling aspect of her journey has been my personal walk and relationship with a loving and gracious God.

Susan provides Prayer support for the Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019 Conference.


 

Dave Bryan – Dave is a Certified Master Pilates Instructor with over 20 years of experience. He owns and operates Pilates On Fifth. Dave is also Youth Pastor at Truth Revealed Ministries in Palm Bay.  He is an accomplished Rapper and Motivational Speaker/Enthusiast under his banner, KD3 Music. KD3 Music is an Explosive Evangelistical Music Group desiring to establish Hope for the Hopeless.

Dave speaks on the Business Gate of Influence at the Transforming Your City Session Friday Morning, November 8th.  He also performs, as KD3, at the Acceleration! Generation: Next! Concert at the Space Coast State Fair on Saturday, November 16th.


 

Ericka Champion Wise – is a Public Speaker and Paparazzi Accessories Independent Consultant. Ericka was born on Christmas Eve and grew up in a small town in Western North Carolina and she graduated from UNC Asheville. During her time at UNC Asheville she joined a sweet little jewelry company- Paparazzi Accessories.

Today, she has stepped into the world of public speaking and personal empowerment. Her tagline is “my life’s vision—inspiring you to live with passion and purpose through personal empowerment.”

At the Transforming Your City Conference, Ericka brings her marketing expertise to the Marketing and Social Media Seminar on Wednesday, November 8th.


 

Pastor Dr. Phillip Edward Connatser Jr,  – is the President & Academic Dean of the Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary  of  Greensboro, Maryland. CBCS is a non-denominational, correspondence Bible College – a faith based ministry started by the late Dr. William Comfort, and in operation for 42+ years now, with the vision of taking Christian Education off the top shelf and making it available for the everyday person who is pursuing God’s plan for their life.

Chesapeake Bible College and Seminary, Ridgely Maryland, is a 501(c)(3) Correspondence Bible College providing a ministry of Christian Higher Education through home correspondence studies, online studies and class room studies on the Bible. The College provides study tracks covering Christian Counseling, Religious Education, Theology, Christian Living and Ministry. Our degree programs range from Diploma, Associate, Bachelor, Master & Doctors.

At the Transforming Your City Lunch, on Friday, November 9th, Dr. Edward talks about the College’s Marketplace Ministry focus.


 

Troy Denault – is the President and Founder of Soter Senior Living and Family Advocates. He’s an experienced leader with demonstrated results working with families needing help across the Health Care Continuum. He’s a dual degree graduate from the University of Florida having earned his Bachelor of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. During college Troy joined the United States Marine Corp and graduated Officer’s Candidate School in August 1995.

In 2010 he became the President of the Brevard Association of Human Services (BAHS) and reignited it to one of the largest networking organizations for Healthcare professionals in Brevard. 2 years later he took a position as the Business Development Director for Brookdale Senior Living in Brevard County and was elected the President of the Brevard Assisted Living Association. After successfully growing both entities, he decided to start his own Senior Living and Family Advocacy organization, Soter LLC.  With his years of specialized experience in Senior living and Elder Benefits, Troy is one of Florida’s top Senior Living Resources educators.

At Transforming Your City Acceleration Conference, Troy Denault adds to the Aging Gracefully & Beautifully Conference.


 

First Lady Ramona Derrick – is First Lady and Co-Pastor of the Life Community Church of San Antonio TX and the inspiration behind the Woman in Action ReVive Ministry that is exploding coast-to-coast.  Having served at T.D. Jakes mega-church, the Potter’s House of Dallas TX, for 22 years, she has gained a unique insight into ministry and served thousands upon thousands of attendees in various roles. 

First Lady Ramona Derrick is the Keynote Presenter at Thursday’s Woman in Action ReVive Conference – part of the Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019 Conference.

 


 

Pastor Rodney Derrick – is Senior Pastor of the Life Community Church of San Antonio TX and, most recently, served as Associate Pastor for TD Jakes’ 30,000 member mega-church, the Potter’s House of Dallas TX, for many years.  In his capacity at The Potter’s House, among other responsibilities, Pastor Derrick headed the G3 Ministry which serves the 50+ population of the Church.  In his lifetime of ministry, Pastor Derrick also served as Director of New Member Relations, welcoming thousands of people to the church during his service at the Potter’s House.

Pastor Rodney Derrick is the Keynote Presenter at Thursday’s Aging Gracefully & Beautifully Seniors and Caregivers Conference – part of the Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019 Conference.

 


 

Michael DiMuccio – launches and drives live events for advancing the brands of Christian Care Ministry and Medi-Share.  He is an expert at strategizing & planning for logistics, special guests, and venue components for PR, as well as in brand awareness and lead generation at promotional events. He serves as an “Ambassador” to potential members, current members and venue personnel.

His experience includes more than 10 years as Associate & Executive Pastor for the International Church of Las Vegas – and his experience there includes Children’s, Youth, and Missionary activities and he hosted a Youth Outreach television program in the area.

Af the Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019 Conference, Mike speaks to the convergence of Business and Ministry during the Transforming Your City Session on Friday morning, November 9th.

 


 

Rob Dixon

Rob Dixon – is a co-founder of and served as right-hand man for Dr. John Reinhold, the original Founder of and, until his retirement, the President of Christian Care Ministry. Rob, was Employee #1, started Christian Care Ministry in 1993 together with Dr. John Reinhold and, today, through its Medi-Share program, the Ministry serves more than 400,000 members, has over 700 employees, and, since it began, has shared more than $2.5 billion in medical bills among its members.

Today, Rob is the President of Sentinel Care and also the Founder and President of Knowledge College for Aging™.

At Transforming Your City, Rob tells the story of the relentless faith and tenacity that it took as he and Dr. John Reinhold labored to get Christian Care Med-Share established and onto its successful destiny.


 

Loretta Dozier – a native Floridian, is married to Anthony Dozier and, together, they have a son named Anthony Dozier II.  oretta graduated from Mission Bible College in 2007 and received her 2-year diploma in Biblical Studies. She attends the Mission Church in Palm Bay, FL. Loretta received her Master’s degree in 1990 and her Bachelor’s Degree in 1984 from Florida State University. Loretta has worked for Brevard Public Schools for 22 years.  

In January 2008, Loretta founded Dove Bible Club Inc. Dove Bible Club is an after-school club that teaches character education using the Holy Bible. Meetings are held on a monthly basis on each school campus. The goals of Dove Bible Club are to introduce students to Bible hallmark figures, share the gospel of Jesus Christ, partner with parents and to have lots of fun.

Loretta Dozier serves on the Steering Committee for Transforming Your City Acceleration! 2019 and is Keynote Speaker throughout.


 

John Farrell – is the Executive Director of St. Stephen’s Way – a non-profit organization that provides affordable housing along with supportive services to homeless families referred by the Brevard School System.   

John was raised in Longmeadow, Massachusetts and attended Western New England University, receiving a BA in accounting with a minor in Business Management. He is married to Leanna and together have six children and twenty-six grandchildren. John’s early career was as a Corporate Tax manager and Controller. In the late 70’s, he integrated those skills with information technology, assuming the positions of Executive Vice and President of United Software Associates and ownership in Professional Software Associates.

After retirement, John was ordained a Deacon in the Catholic Church. He has served the last ten years as the Executive Director at Daily Bread before taking on his current leadership role with Saint Stephen’s Way.


 

Dr. R. Shaun Ferguson – Rockledge City Councilman – Council Seat 2 – is a resident of Rockledge, Florida, where he received his education in Brevard County Schools. Pastor Shaun dedicated his life to Christ as a young adult while in college. He answered the call of God for ministry at the age of twenty-five years old, and he began to exercise his gift with teenagers. Pastor Shaun saw hundreds of teenagers’ lives change through teaching the Word of God with simple illustrations. After serving as youth Pastor for over eight years, he was appointed Senior Pastor of Faith Temple Christian Center in 2001.

Pastor Shaun serves as a Chaplain with the Rockledge and formerly with Cocoa Police Departments, and the Brevard County Jail, assisting officers and families during times of transition. He is a former board member of the United Way, and currently serves on the Brevard County Community Action Board and recently appointed to the Salvation Army Board of Directors.

Pastor Shaun speaks on “Government” at the Transforming Your City Session on Friday, November 8th.


 

Dr. Kerry Fink – is a Multi-Media and Marketing expert, business manager and corporate consultant with 40+ years’ experience.  As CEO of TYG Media, the full-service Christian Multi-Media firm experienced in development and production of Movies, Television, Radio, Print, and Digital, Kerry has an extensive background working with development and marketing of Christian movies and television, as well as Network Radio and Radio Station ownership and management both domestically and overseas.  He has extensive experience in online digital media, including social media development as well as event management developing Theme Cruise Music Programs for major global cruise lines.  Kerry is a recognized expert in the Mature Market, authoring the book “How to Get Your Unfair Share of a $3.6 trillion Market”, and a frequent conference speaker. Kerry earned his B.S. Management/Marketing from Georgia Tech, MBA in Marketing & Finance at Georgia State University, and his Doctors of Religious Education at the Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary. Kerry, and his wife Tammy, reside in Palm Bay Florida and have 3 children, and a grandchild. 

Dr. Kerry Fink is the Keynote Presenter at Wednesday’s Transforming Your City Marketing & Social Media Intensive.

 


 

Seth Fink – is the driving force behind God Mode Activated – an online community CONNECTING gamers to Christ; ACTIVATING gamers in faith; ELEVATING gamers to the next level; TRANSFORMING how they play the game.  

Seth also serves as a Group Billing Specialist at Christian Care Ministry – which provides health care bill sharing among 400,000 members nationwide.  Seth also serves at the Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary in the Online Development Department as Director of Video & Audio Production and oversees responsibility for the video and audio segments in the Online Courses.  Seth is a graduate of Alpha Omega Academy and has earned his Bachelor of Christian Ministry at Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary.  He is Director of Video & Audio Production for Palm Bay Florida based TYG Media – a Christian Multi-Media firm specializing in Christian Movies/TV/Radio/Online development.

Seth Fink presents on Marketplace Ministry – reaching the unchurched through the efforts of God Mode Activated as well sharing tips and online success points at Wednesday’s Transforming Your City Marketing & Social Media Intensive.

 


 

Travis Gibb – is CEO of The Effex Agency.  Travis, through Effex Agency, works with Web design, Branding, Social Media Strategies, Counseling, Advertising and Mentoring.  Travis is an expert with all facets of online marketing and digital analytics and he shares his insight and expertise, in the Transforming Your City Social Media & Marketing intensive, together with a carefully selected panel of social media experts, to accelerate the world wide online presence for your business, organization and/or ministry.

Travis also leas Breaking Walls, a Marketplace Ministry, that impacts Brevard County – it is not simply a roundtable, professional networking group, business Bible study, or guest speaker forum. It is a group of dynamic believers to find how God wants to Impact the Marketplace whose mission is “Understanding Divine Purpose int he Marketplace.”

Travis shares his expertise as a Keynote Speaker in Thursday’s Transforming Your City Social Media & Marketing intensive. 

 


 

AJ (“King”) James Graham Jr. – is musician, singer-songwriter and audio engineer.

Reaching out to generations through songs inspired by God, good times and the realities of life. As he himself is an overcomer of self-doubt, depression and many adversities. James is dedicated to showing the world through music that you are who you believe you are, and that God isn’t limited by our imaginations.

“King Graham” will be providing music ministry and inspiration for the Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019 Conference.


 

Tracy Gwinn – serves as Finance Quality and Billing Supervisor with the Christian Care Ministry, best known for its Medi-Share program.  She also serves with the Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary as Communications Director as a motivational spokesperson, encouraging enrollment and participation through media spotlights as well as publishing and editing the College’s News magazine.

She also serves with, and is ordained through, the American Evangelistic Association, an ordaining, licensing and chartering body that has served the Kingdom for 65+ years.  Her experience includes operation of the Within Reach Ministries non-profit that provided facilitation of sharing of community and global needs by pooling of resources and co-lead International Missions teams to various countries to include project and evangelism.

At Transforming Your City, Tracy is part of the Woman In Action ReVive “Girl Talk” panel.


 

Colleen Happeny – is the CEO of Care-America – an organization devoted to providing veterans and seniors with compassionate care that honors their sacrifices as God’s stewards.  As the hands and feet of the Almighty, CareAmerica works to protect the dignity of those given into their care and it remains their highest calling.  The values of CareAmerica are having a Heart for Seniors, providing Compassionate Care, offering Dignity, and Honor as presented in the missions statement “Serving God through Serving Others.”

At Care-America, every individual and family is viewed as unique, requiring compassionate attendance and respect to their needs regardless of race, religion or creed.

Colleen Happeny is part of the Transforming Your City Acceleration Conference Aging Beautifully & Gracefully Panel on Thursday November 7th.

 


 

Randy & Donna Hartley – are the Executive Producers of the film Beautifully Broken. Randy, a successful financial planner near Nashville, met William Mwizerwa, a Rwandan businessman who lost everything escaping his country – including his parents and most members of his extended family – during the mass genocide in the 1990s.   Beautifully Broken is an inspiring true story of hope that follows them as their lives become intertwined in an unlikely journey across the globe, where they learn the healing power of forgiveness and reconciliation. Filmed on location in South Africa and Louisiana, the film boasts an impressive ensemble cast and the title song is performed by three different artists (pop star Plumb, Grammy®-winning country artist John Berry, and acclaimed gospel singer CeCe Winans.)

Randy and Donna Hartley are Keynote Presenters at Thursday’s Luncheon at the Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019 Conference and will be in attendance at the Beautifully Broken VIP Dinner and Movie Red Carpet Screening with the stars and real-life people from the movie.

 


 

Jennifer Helin – gets to help seniors…help seniors! She is the CEO of Seniors Helping Seniors of Brevard County and her firm finds active, loving, compassionate seniors who have the heart of a volunteer and match them with seniors who could use a little help from a friend. It is a win-win situation. One senior receives assistance from someone they can relate to, the other receives the joy of giving and earns a little extra money to boot.  Seniors Helping Seniors has been Helping Seniors since 2012 in Brevard County.

Prior to going into business for herself, Jennifer also served in the Brevard County School System as a Teacher, for more than a decade, and is a Pre-K EELP, CPI Instructor, with National Board Certification.  Her background also includes extensive experience in the Commercial Insurance industry.

At Transforming Your City, Jennifer contributes to the Aging Gracefully and Beautifully Seminar with her experience in helping Seniors remain safely and comfortably at home.

 


 

Lisa Hodgins – is a Senior Care Manager and Owner of R.E.P.S. Inc.  Her passion is to provide caring and professional oversight to the seniors appointed to her, as a Guardian,by the court who were at risk for, or who experienced, exploitation, abuse, or neglect. As Senior Care Manager, she assists seniors and their families to navigate the challenges raised through aging and illness processes. Whether it’s assisting POA’s or out of state family members caring for their aging parents in Brevard or Indian River County, or assisting families locally by coordinating the care needs of their loved one and protecting their property and assets, Lisa Hodgins has the skills and compassion to effectively help.  As VA Fiduciary she am appointed by the Dept. of Veterans of Affairs Fiduciary to manage the finances of veterans.

She is the author of Prayers for Your Adult Children: A 30 Day Devotional and has facilitated numerous group meetings at various churches and ministries.  Lisa and her husband also facilitate the Dave Ramsey, Financial Peace University classes at their church.  

At Transforming Your City Acceleration Conference, Lisa adds to the Aging Beautifully & Gracefully Panel, with her expertise.

 


 

Keith Hubbs – is a multi-media Executive who heads up the Tapestry Vision Media group – a resource for all five areas of influence within the community:  Business, Education, Government, Social and Family. The Tapestry Vision Media team provides state-of-the-art media & marketing services and products to hundreds of small businesses, organizations, and ministries.  

Tapestry Vision Media works diligently – and with excellence – to enhance and further expand businesses, organizations, and ministries while providing strategic planning and implementation from launch to expansion.

Keith is also the General Manager for Christian Radio Station WRRQ-FM – Q96.9 – serving Merritt Island and Cocoa areas of Florida.


 

Todd Jennings, President of Ocean Floor Web & Graphic Design, heads Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary International Online 2.0 Development effort as its Chief Technical Officer.  Todd earned his Master of Arts in Instructional Technology, from University of Central Florida, and worked integrally on the development of the WebCT course program for the University.  

His experience includes Information Technology Specialist with Auburn University and he holds a number of honors including Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society membership, being Diversity Certificate Recipient at UCF, and experience on both the Ad Hoc Privacy Policy Committee and Copyright Committee for the Auburn University Libraries.

In the Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019 Conference, Todd Jennings talks at the Marketing & Social Media Seminar and shares his expertise in Website & Graphical design.


 

J. B. Kump – is the Minister of Small Groups, Retreats and Visitation at the Great Outdoors Community Church in Titusville FL.  J. B. is originally from Kansas City, Missouri and he and his wife, Shirley moved here 25 years ago after he retired from the U.S. Air Force. J.B. has served as Chairman of the Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce and is a former Congressional staffer and Aerospace Executive.  He also helped organize and lead The Joseph Fund of North Brevard. The Kumps reside in Willow Lakes and they have two adult children and three grandsons. He completed his ministry studies and was ordained in 2017.

J.B. Kump, in the Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019 Conference, speaks on “Leadership in the Marketplace.”


 

Jerry Lawrence is a Business leader and a Church leader.  As VP of Finance/Controller for Christian Care Ministries, he oversees accounting for the medical sharing ministry that serves 400,000 members with more than $2.6 billion dollars in medical bills shared and discounted..  As a Pastor, Bishop Jerry Lawrence oversees the fast-growing Community Gospel Truth Church in Melbourne, FL.

Pastor Bishop Jerry Lawrence is Keynote Speaker at Friday’s Transforming Your City Conference session at the Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019 Conference.


 

Dale Lind, who exemplifies Marketplace Ministry – both throughout his successful career developing Waterman Village in Mount Dora Florida and as a sought-after author/speaker who focuses on mastering the concept of Emotional Intelligence.

Dale is the author of Empowered Possibilities: Living Your Best Life at Any Age and, most recently, released Breaking through to the Emotionally Intelligent You: Be the Person You Were Meant to Be.  Dale is an authority on Emotional Intelligence – It is a well established fact that Emotional Intelligence is a far better predictor than Intellectual Intelligence. The single most important purpose of Dale’s book is to provide the reader with a ten-step process for achieving the emotionally intelligent greatness they were designed for.

At Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019, Dale speaks on the topic of Emotional Intelligence during Wednesday’s Leadership Development intensive.


 

Rob Medina – is Director of Community & Military Relations at Congressman Bill Posey’s office. In addition to nearly a decade of service to Congressman Bill Posey, hHe has extensive governmental service and experience as Commissioner’s Aide to Brevard County Commissioner Jackie Colon. In addition, Rob is also Directory of Ministry at The House at Palm Bay and frequent speaker at the Space Coast Prayer Breakfast. Rob has served the Country proudly as a U.S. Marine and Rob is running for Public Office for the Office of Mayor of Palm Bay.

Rob Medina is the Moderator and a Featured Speaker at Friday’s Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019 Conference.

 


 

Dr. Mark Mullins is Area Superintendent where he directly supervised 29 schools in south Brevard, serving 25,000+ students across a diverse population. While Area Superintendent, schools maintained increased VAM scores and Instructional Culture Index scores above national averages. Currently Dr. Mullins serves on the Junior Achievement of the Space Coast board as Education Chairman and the NAACP South Chapter – Education Committee. He is a 2015 LEAD Brevard graduate; serves in the community as United Way Organization Site Champion, Take Stock in Children mentor and Children’s Hunger Project advocate.


 

Robert Mutchler is the owner of Mutchler Creative Media – a full service video and creative production firm that serves businesses, ministries and organizations locally in Brevard County and nationwide.  Robert is a responsible, committed and creative professional with over 18 years of experience in video production – including Corporate work with Bright House Communications.. Robert’s goal is to create and produce videos of outstanding quality.

Robert speaks at the Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019! Conference session on Marketing & Social Media.


 

William Mwizerwa – together with his wife, Ebralie Mwizerwa, began the refugee ministry arm of Legacy Mission Village in 2000, under the umbrella of the local non-profit organization African Leadership. Over the years, William has served the refugee community in middle Tennessee as a minister, a counselor and a teacher, well-equipped to encourage those he works with as he and his family know first-hand the plight that refugees face because of the trials and suffering that they endured in their homeland of Rwanda.

In 1994, the Mwizerwa family lived through the horrific genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda where nearly one million people were killed in just one hundred days – including their parents and most members of their extended families. By the grace of God, William’s family (his wife, Ebralie, and their four children) survived the killings. Their courageous story is the inspiration for the movie, Beautifully Broken, that released nationwide in 2018. One of the key storylines in the movie is how Legacy Mission Village began.

At Transforming Your City, William Mwizerwa joins the “Beautifully Broken” Movie Panel and VIP Dinner & Red Carpet Screening.


 

Robin Phemister – is the President of he Florida State Guardianship Association ans is a professional guardian, Care Manager, Case Manager – who handles all phases of financial & asset management, care coordination, liaison with medical professionals. assist with medication management, home safety assessment. She coordinates transportation, living options and utilize numerous resources to address the growing needs of our aging population.

Robin was a licensed Realtor in the Melbourne area of Florida, South Brevard County until 2014. She had been coordinating residential and vacant land sales since 2002 in Florida. Her experience also includes work as an an accountant/bookkeeper in the private sector.  She is a charter member of the Golden Providers, a former Director and member of BNI (Business Network International) and encourages other business professionals to explore how they can build their business through word-of-mouth advertising.

At Transforming Your City Acceleration 2019 Conference, Robin shares at the Aging Beautifully & Gracefully Conference.


 

Glenn Repple is the Founder and President of G.A. Repple Financial Group which manages several businesses including G.A. Repple and Company, a national broker dealer and securities firm, and he speaks directly to value of business and entrepreneurship in the leadership component of Transforming Your City.  He is also the publisher of the popular daily Morning devotional – “The Repple Minute” – available online, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

At Transforming Your City, Glenn speaks about Biblical Entrepreneurship and The Nehemiah Project, as well his popular new book, Fraud: What God Has to Say About the Tactics of the Enemy.


 

Dr. Dave Robinson is the driving force behind the Transforming Your City movement.  Since 1966, Dr. Robinson has developed his leadership and management skills through a wide range of opportunities in both the church world and the marketplace. He and his wife, Marie, have been married since 1968 and have lived in the Chicago, IL area since 1979.  Since 2005, he has served as a full-time executive leadership coach for leaders in the church, business, government and education. He travels in the USA and overseas 200+ days a year helping leaders improve their leadership skills and see their vision become a reality.  He has a Bachelor of Applied Theology from Logos Christian College, Master of Organizational Leadership from Southern Seminary and a PhD in Organizational Leadership from Logos University.   He serves on the Board of Christ for the Nations in Dallas TX and has authored five books on Leadership and Marketplace Leadership. He publishes a monthly e-Leadership article currently read by 40,000+ people in over 30 nations. You can also follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

Dr. Dave Robinson – who is traveling during the time of the Transforming Your City Conference – takes time to present a Keynote Video message for attendees.


 

Dr. Dave Robinson

Brian Roland – one third of the Fearless Faith Ministries team, is a 35-year entertainment industry veteran. As a Producer/Director Roland won 2 Emmy Awards and 17 Angel Awards. Listed in Who’s Who in American Entertainment and Who’s Who in Worldwide Entertainment, Roland launched 8 International Networks for the Discovery Channel in Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Europe and the Middle East. With Crawford Communications, Roland held various positions.

As General Manager of Georgia Dome Productions, Roland managed a facility that handled production of live events including Professional and College Football, Professional and College Basketball, Motor Sports and Concerts. As Director of Network Operations and Director of Business Development, Roland managed a staff of 106 people and was responsible for the origination of 28 networks including Discovery Channel, FOX Latin America and Outdoor Life Network.  He also has worked in the film industry as a title and graphics camera operator on Top Gun, Rocky IV, Cobra and Pretty in Pink. Brian lives in California with his beautiful wife Debora and their two dogs.

At the Transforming Your City Lunch, he, together with Dan Wheeler and Terry Steen, present a national Facebook Live broadcast of Fearless Faith TV.


 

Dr. Paul Rosbury – is the Overseer of SCC, Seminary Covenant Community, and he is a Social Entrepreneur, Consultant, and Coach to leaders in Churches, Business, Educational, Government, Social and Family communities. He is an expert in the opportunities and challenges of start-up business and non-profits organizations.

Seminary Covenant Community is a Group 501c3 member organization. SCC offers exemptions, coaching, and oversight for accountability. in five divisions; Congregations, Education, Ministry, Missions and Social Enterprise. SCC primary educational program is Tapestry Christian College and Academy a Dual enrollment open curriculum college. His Learn Start Build a seminar and forum program is now a part of SCC

Dr. Paul Rosbury speaks at the Transforming Your City Leadership Luncheon on Wednesday, November, 6th.


 

Kim Shivler – Kim Shivler, M.Ed. is a communications strategist, coach, trainer and instructional design consultant. For 30 years, she experienced success in a variety of roles requiring combining technical acumen with communication soft-skills including teaching technology, developing online software training, technical writing, technical project management, and technical evangelism for Tivoli (an IBM company).

Kim provides training and coaching programs that help technical teams and professionals communicate with non­technical audiences, enhance communication internally and externally, and leverage their strengths to advance their careers.  She is an expert at PodCasting and will speak on Podcasting as a fast growing Marketing Channel. 

Kim Shivler speaks at the Transforming Your City Acceleration Conference on Wednesday, November, 6th at the Marketing & Social Media Seminar.


 

Dr. Paul Rosbury

Terry Steen – one third of the Fearless Faith Ministries team, is an ordained minister and has served in various church and ministry leadership roles for over 38 years. After graduating from Evangel College in 1977 with a double major in Accounting and Management, he moved to Clearwater, FL, with his wife and began a career in banking. Within a year, God called him to a major television ministry where he spent 12 years in various financial positions, as well as serving as a church administrator. During that time, he earned his MBA at Winthrop University.

God then called him back to Tampa, FL, where he served as a church administrator and executive pastor for 12 years. During that time he became a certified church administrator through the National Association of Church Business Administrators. Additionally, he served as an adjunct professor at Southeastern University, wrote various articles for publication and served as a workshop and public speaker. For the last 16 years Terry has consulted with churches and pastors in the area of finances, budgeting and acquiring funds for ministry.  Terry lives in Tampa, FL, with his beautiful wife, Karen. 

At the Transforming Your City Lunch, he, together with Dan Wheeler and Brian Roland, present a national Facebook Live broadcast of Fearless Faith TV.


 

Nina Verruso – CEO of Central Florida Expos, the Space Coast Area’s largest and most successful Event and Expo organizer, is known for producing the Mega Senior Expo, the Space Coast Women’s Fair and other major trade shows at the Melbourne Auditorium and at locations throughout Brevard County.

Nina shares her expertise on Event Marketing at the Marketing and Social Media Seminar at the Transforming Your City Acceleration Conference on Wednesday, November, 6th.


 

Dr. Dave Weldon is a Board Certified physician who was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives by the voters of the 15th District in Florida in 1994 where he served for 14 years. He serves as University Clinical Professor with the BioMedical Engineering College at the Florida Institute of Technology.  Dave was born on Long Island, New York and worked his way through college earning a degree in biochemistry. He attended S.U.N.Y. Buffalo School of Medicine on a U.S. Army Health Professions scholarship for his medical degree.  He served six years in the Army, rising to the rank of Major. He left active duty in 1987 and served in the U.S. Army Reserve until 1992. After his active duty service, he entered private practice in Florida, until his election to the U.S. House in 1994. In 2008 he retired from politics to return to his practice in Melbourne, Florida.  He serves on several charity boards involved in supporting the nation’s space program. He has been married to his wife, Nancy, for 30 over years and has two children, Katie and David.

Dr. Dave Weldon is our Transforming Your City Leadership Lunch Keynote Speaker Wednesday.


 

Dan Wheeler – is the popular and well-loved Prime Time host on the QVC TV Network since 1991.  Dan Wheeler has worked in radio and television for over forty years and has been a host on QVC for almost thirty of those years. He has interviewed hundreds of celebrities including hall of fame athletes, musicians and actors. 

During Transforming Your City Acceleration Conference 2019, Dan will talk about his popular book, Hurricane of Love, that has helped thousands of families across difficult passages of time, and, together with his friends of Fearless Faith Ministries, they will conduct a national Facebook Live event broadcast to their 25,000+ followers, from the Transforming Your City Conference platform.