Dr. J. Val Hastings, MCC, Founder and President
Email Val | 877-381-2672
Dr. J. Val Hastings, MCC, is the Founder and President of Coaching4Today’sLeaders, Coaching4Clergy, Coaching4Groups, and Coaching4BusinessLeaders. Val hired his first coach while he was pastoring at a local United Methodist church. His progress was noticeable by all, and he began to wonder, “What if I adopted a coaching approach to leadership?” In that moment, a vision began to emerge—a global vision of Every Leader a Coach.
Dr. Hastings is the author of numerous books and has developed four coach training programs which are accredited and approved to the highest level by the International Coach Federation. These trainings are offered globally and are offered in many languages, including English, Spanish, Portuguese and Korean. Graduates of these programs have received all three coaching credentials: ACC, PCC and MCC.
Val currently holds the designation of Master Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation, its highest coaching designation. He also holds the designation of Professional Mentor-Coach. In addition to teaching at his own programs, Val holds faculty status at Coach University and Faith Evangelical Seminary. In 2006 Val was a presenter at the global gathering of the International Coach Federation and, in 2007, he served as the President of the Philadelphia ICF Chapter.
Claire Pedrick, MCC
Email Claire | +44 (0)1462 483798
I have been coaching for 25 years – much of it around vocation. Coach and train clergy across England, Wales and beyond – at all levels – from new clergy to Bishops, combining high quality professionalism with an understanding of what is vocational. My experience and training as a coaching supervisor helps explore the art of your coaching relationship and your client’s context as well as mentor coaching against the ICF Core Competencies. I am interested in using those insights into exploring where God is in the coaching space.
Author of How to Make Great Appointments in the Church (SPCK); Contributor to Scripture Union Bible Reading notes; Speaker at major Christian gatherings on faith and work. Also work in corporate and in the public and third sectors.
Accredited as a Master Certified Coach with the ICF. Train and mentor coaches. Receive regular supervision on coaching and supervision. Qualifications include Certificate in Managing Non-Profitmaking and Voluntary Organisations, PGCE (Mathematics) and BSc Applied Statistics. Active member of a local Anglican Church.
David Bowman, PCC
Email David | (817) 927-1911 x 217
Dr. David Bowman, serves as Executive Director for the Tarrant Baptist Association in Fort Worth, Texas. He is also a member of the Coaching4Clergy faculty and a Lead Navigator for Auxano Consulting. He leads alongside a team of Coaching4Clergy faculty members and Church Unique Certified navigators. Prior to his current role, David served as a Congregational Strategist for Texas Baptists and served as pastor of Texas Baptist churches for twenty years. He is certified by the Paterson Center to facilitate LifePlan and StratOp. He is a board member and trainer for the Society for Church Consulting. He serves as an adjunct instructor for Dallas Baptist University. David is known throughout Texas for his strategic thinking, church revitalization, and leadership development with pastors, church leaders, and congregations. David and the team at Tarrant Baptist Association have redefined leadership coaching and church development among associations and throughout the convention. Their work is an expression of a true coaching culture.
David graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce with a Bachelor of Science degree in History. He graduated with the Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He lives in the Fort Worth area with his wife, Katie. They have two adult children, Jonathan and Paula.
Juliana de Lacerda Camargo, PCC
Email Juliana | +55(11)96451-7731
Founder of R122 Coaching and Coach credentialed by International Coach Federation (ICF). Certified by Integrated Coaching Institute (ICI) and in Neurocoaching by NeuroLeadership Group (NLG), with specialization in Teams and Executive Coaching by NLG. Certified by MBTI and Career Direct, besides being C4C Faculty (USA). Has consolidated experience in Coaching processes with executives and leaders from companies and organizations of different sizes and nationalities, besides family businesses. Before founding R122 Coaching was Partner of GNext Talent Search, where worked in diagnosis, assessments, selection and recruitment of high potential executives for national and multinational companies, besides leading, for 4 years, the mapping and recruitment of MBAs from the most important business schools in the world. Started career as Advisory Counsel at Tozzini, Freire, Teixeira e Silva Advogados. Graduated in Law by PUC/SP. Speaks fluent English and communicates in Spanish.
Don Eisenhauer, PCC
Email Don |610-310-7630
Experiencing loss is an inevitable part of living in this world. Whether it is the death of a loved one or a pet, the loss of a job, divorce, or other life transitions, grief is a reality. The journey of grief is not one to walk alone.
Don’s approach to grief coaching is to:
• listen to your story
• walk the journey with you
• empower you to find hope and transformation in the midst of grief.
Don comes to the field of grief coaching with a wealth of practical and educational experience in end of life care, including:
• 15 years of pastoral ministry
• 12 years as a hospice chaplain, grief care specialist, and grief support group facilitator
• a doctorate in counseling
• ongoing seminars/presentations on end of life issues
Don coauthored the book “Coaching at End of Life” with J. Val Hastings, and teaches “A Coach Approach to Ministering to the Dying and the Grieving.”
In addition to coaching people along their grief journeys, Don enjoys coaching people in:
• how to coach the dying and the grieving
• life lessons learned from the dying
• helping people to live fully until the moment of death
Dr. Mario Garcia, Jr., PCC
Email Mario | 786-255-2747
I am an Elite Strategic Intervention (SI), Executive & Business Results Coach who specializes in personal breakthroughs since 1992, and I maintain a private practice in Miami, Florida.
I serve as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. In addition to being a Board Certified Life Coach, I’ve also presented nationally and internationally in 55 countries to general audiences speaking on the topics of leadership development, spiritual formation, and peak performance.
Education: M.Div. Liberty University; J.D. University of Miami School of Law; Ph.D. in Psychology (peak perforamance), Capella University; and Post Doctorate Certificate in Neuropsychology, Fielding Graduate University.
Certifications and other training – I have been trained by one of the world class peak performance coaching organizations. Additionally, my other coaching training includes: Robbins Madanes Training Center for Strategic Intervention – Mastery Strategic Intervention Coaching; Coach Training Alliance-Certified Coach; Certified Accelerated Learning Coach (PCO’s International, Inc.); International Training Fellow (ITF) Junior Chamber International; Tad James Company Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP); Nationally Certified Psychologist (NAMP); National Certified Counselor (NCC); Accredited Counselor Supervisor (ACS); Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC); Certified Prevention Professional (CPP) Florida Certification Board; Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor; Level I and II EMDR Therapist; and Four Units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) with VITAS Hospice Healthcare.
Naomi Garcia, PCC
Email Naomi | 616-459-4503
Naomi is a partner, believer, leader, teacher, coach, mentor, challenger, spiritual guide, supervisor, colleague and overall irritant. She knows life is its richest when intended to be healthy, encouraging and gracious in actively challenging one’s limiting beliefs and assumptions. Her personality drives her to re-phrase her reactive ‘no’ into a ‘how can…?’
Naomi’s coaching style is rooted in family systems theory and self-management. Naomi knows coaching is an excellent way to discover one’s life A+. Coaching begins with and points to innate potential in ways that make hidden possibilities attainable in practical ways.
She is confident enough to be curious about most things and realistic enough to know that she’ll probably never be a master of anything…beyond the expert of her own story. Her formal education is in non-profit teaching and learning.
Trigena works with individuals and organizations seeking to enhance and improve peak performance through a sustainable, result-focused, leadership approach. Her experience spans service, non-profit, government, corporate, educational and faith-based organizations. Trigena’s coaching practice focuses on individuals, executives and high potential leaders . Trigena has led the development and implementation of large-scale leadership and coach training programs. For the Federal Government she leads year-long programs in Utah, Colorado and New Mexico for high potential leaders. She responsible for all aspects of the program – content, facilitation, program instructors and executive coaches.
Passionate about the great outdoors, Trigena offers experiential leadership programs and women’s retreats in southern Utah with Excursions of Escalante.
Trigena is the co-author of A Coach Approach to Leadership: Enhancing Performance, Empowering Others and Professional Coaching Training. She has a regular coaching spot on KUTV’s Fresh Living show. Trigena has a Master of Arts in Communication Consultancy and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Oklahoma State University.
Trigena holds two coaching credentials and is certified in several personality, behavioral and 360 assessments. She is completing certificates with the NeuroLeadership Institute and The Academy for Brain Based Coaching.
Trigena and her husband reside in the backdrop of the Wasatch Mountains in Sandy, UT. They have five children, ages 12-24 years old – two biological and three adopted ex-polygamist children. Trigena and her family spend four seasons a year playing outdoors – skiing, hiking, mountain biking, running, rafting, canyoneering and exploring together!
Jay Harris, PCC
Email Jay | 817-927-1911 x 215
“I pour into marred vessels with encouragement and prayer revealing the treasure of God that they are.”
Jay has served more than 45 years in Christian ministry, training, equipping and developing Christian leaders. He has worked since 2008 with Coaching4Clergy and serves as a trainer, faculty member and mentor coach.
He works as the Director of New Church Starting at the Tarrant Baptist Association where 400 Southern Baptist Churches network together to do Kingdom work. The TBA is a true coaching culture where all the directors are active certified coaches, trainers and faculty with C4C.
Jay, an ordained minister, has extensive pastoral experience and holds two Masters degrees, one in Biblical Studies and one in Marriage and Family Counseling.
He is a passionate discoverer of prayer who loves spending time with the Lord. He is known a @PrayerCoach on Twitter.
Walt Hastings, DMin, PCC
Email Walt | 303-526-9490
My parents were pastors and missionaries. I have a twin brother, Warren, and an older sister, Colleen. I attended high school in Kingston, Jamaica. I received degrees from Anderson University (BA), Anderson School of Theology (MDiv) and Fuller Theological Seminary (DMin).
For 35 years I served churches in pastoral ministry, including 10 years as a lead pastor. I planted a church in the mid-1990s. I served on a limited basis as a church consultant for 12 years, before changing to a coaching role. My first position out of college was as a program director at a YMCA. My other work experiences have included Bible college instructor, selling insurance, fast food sales, and building contractor.
I am married to Sharon, who is a professor and Director of Clinical Counseling at the University of Phoenix. In our blended marriage we have four living adult children and six grandchildren.
I participated in track, cross-country and wrestling in college. I have completed 10 marathons and have climbed all 54 of Colorado’s “fourteeners”. Sharon and I enjoy camping, travel and cruises.
I have been coaching since 2000. I hold the PCC credential from the ICF and will soon be applying for the MCC credential.
David Hyatt, PCC
Email David | 636-236-4488
“My mission in life is to help pastors, churches and people to actually live their God-given potential.”
Born in Nashville, Tennessee, David received a BA from Vanderbilt University and a Doctor of Ministry from Lexington Theological Seminary (1974). He served six years as an associate in an inner-city church in St. Louis and then twenty years in Manchester, MO, as a Disciples of Christ pastor.
David left the local pastorate and began helping churches in his own business, Effective Ministries Coaching and Consulting in 2003, following two years at Lay Renewal Ministries in St. Louis. He received his certification as a Christian Leadership Coach from Valwood in March, 2005, and is a full time coach and consultant for pastors and churches of a number of denominations. He received the PCC from ICF in March of 2014 and is developing a Satelite site for Coaching4Clergy in the St. Louis region.
David has helped develop the Pastoral Leadership Development (PLD) and Healthy Church Initiative (HCI) in the Missouri Annual Conference and is part of a team that is taking the HCI to other Conferences interested in transformation and growing their churches. David works with Ken Willard and other leaders in the ministry of Leadership4Transformation as well as his own business, Effective Ministries Coaching and Consulting.
David and Bonnie joined the Kirkwood United Methodist Church in 2013, and look forward to participating actively in the life of the church.
Living in St. Louis, David is married to Bonnie and they have two grown children and two grandchildren in Kansas City. Their daughter, Lindsay, was married in 2013.
Kay Kotan, PCC
Email Kay | 816-350-0333
Kay Kotan is the founder of You Unlimited in Independence, Missouri. Her vast experience and knowledge come from fifteen years in corporate banking followed by twenty years as a business owner and her current role as a certified coach, consultant, speaker and author. She is the author of Full Schedules, Barren Souls as well as the co-author of the books and workbooks entitled, Insights on Productivity, Ministry 3.0, Get Their Name – Grow Your Church by Forming New Relationships, Renovate or Die – Ten Ways to Focus Your Church on Mission and Strategic Ministry Planning. She is a Coach U & Advanced Coach U Graduate, an Professional Certified Coach of the International Coaching Federation. Kay serves on the Faculty of Coaching4Clergy, is a Certified Path One Coach for the UMC and a is member of the Healthy Church Initiative (HCI) Executive Team for the Missouri Conference UMC.
Great joy is derived from journeying with her clients in discovering shifts and possibilities to take their lives and professions to the next level and beyond their wildest dreams. Mrs. Kotan has a keen eye for quickly identifying issues that have stopped clients from moving forward and reaching their goals. Feel free to visit her website at www.KayKotan.com.
James Latimer, PCC
Email James | 610-568-2480
Jim brings a wealth of practical results-oriented experience to his coaching clients. Pastors and congregations benefit from his depth experience with congregation revitalization – its unique demands, pitfalls and hidden opportunities. He works in the revitalization trenches himself as a full-time pastor.
His coaching is focused – helping clients get to the heart of the matter quickly, move forward, and accomplish goals that are realistic and measurable. Prior to becoming ordained in 2003, Rev. Latimer consulted for many years with Western, Asian and Latin American clients primarily in the areas of change management, team development, knowledge transfer, organization learning and cultural proficiency.
He holds an MBA and an MA in Asian Studies from Cornell University, a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Divinity from the Pacific School of Religion. He is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ.
HiRho Park, PCC, Ph.D., D. Min.
Email HiRho| 615-948-5702
HiRho is currently serving as Director of Clergy Lifelong Learning and directs the Clergy Coach Training: Preparation for ICF Certification program at The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of The United Methodist Church. As a practical theologian and Ph.D from Boston University, she has worked with leaders and institutions from around the world relating to faith, education and leadership development.
HiRho enjoys coaching focused on Christian faith and contemporary life, cross-racial and cross-cultural relationships, gender issues, immigration communities, parenting, and leadership development within an organization, especially for pastors and clergywomen.
She is fully bilingual in Korean and English.
Susan Potter, PCC
Email Susan| 817-503-8448
As a Life & Leadership coach, Susan works with individuals who want to take their success and happiness to the next level, living out God’s plan for them.
After a 28-year corporate career, Susan worked with a coach who helped her get clarity about her own “next level” and discovered that coaching was a passion, and perhaps a calling. Susan brings both business and life experiences to coaching; her reputation for being trustworthy and someone who sees the greatness in others is widely acknowledged by her personal and professional networks.
Using a strengths-based approach, Susan helps clients discover (or rediscover) their God-given talents & gifts and supports them to overcome obstacles to transform their lives. Feeling joy coaching in a Christ-centered environment, Susan joined the Coaching4Clergy team as faculty, mentor coach and trainer. She is also employed by the Central Texas Conference of the UMC as Healthy Church Initiative (HCI) Consultant, serving as trainer, facilitator and coach. As part of her coaching ministry she leads various women’s workshops at her home church.
Susan has a B.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of North Texas and serves on the board of the International Coach Federation (ICF) North Texas Coaches chapter.
Karen Prevatt, PCC
Email Karen | 912-897-5815
KAREN H. PREVATT, a Professional Certified Coach (PCC), is an Extension Minister appointed to Living Tall, Inc. which offers coaching, speaking, and teaching experiences. Her clients include small business owners seeking confidential accountability, pastors desiring to move forward rather than merely maintaining, non-profits aiming to improve team relationships, couples strengthening their marriages and individuals navigating through life changes or seeking to live out their values and make their intentions a reality. Clients gain clarity and focus as they are energized to step out – often pushing past barriers, and working towards goals allowing them to live from their God-given strengths.
At 4’7”, Karen is a little person and the shortest pastor in the UMC South Georgia Conference but by the grace of God is living tall. Her coaching encourages and challenges people to move from being defined by their circumstances to rising above them- from thinking small to living tall!
Karen, an Elder in the South Georgia Conference, received her Masters of Divinity at Emory University and is a Certified Life Coach with the Institute for Life Coach Training. She is also a trained Leading from Your Strengths Coach, Prepare/Enrich administrator and Coaching4Clergy trainer.
Phyllis Riney, PCC
Email Phyllis | 713-299-0293 (cell)
Phyllis Riney is an Elder in the Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church, having pastored churches for 26 years. She is a certified Spiritual Director and Labyrinth Facilitator. She has worked extensively with laity, clergy, and churches, in situations of crisis, transition, and ministry fruitfulness. Member of Houston Coaches, ICF
C. Darrell Roland, PCC CCA
Email Darrell | 330-340-8899
While I am a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and serve as faculty of Coaching4Clergy, I also have served as an Executive Pastor for the past 15 years. Prior to moving into ministry, I spent 20 years in corporate and industrial environments gaining practical business and management experience furthering my ability to lead teams. I actively assist churches by serving locally and nationally with the The Church Network (NACBA).
I completed my Certified Church Administration studies as a Church Network Certified Church Administrator (CCA) at Candler Theological Institute at Emory University.
My family and I are active in missions and ministry. Sylvie, my wife of 30 years and I have served as Marriage Ministers & Coaches in our local church and have led mission trips to Hungary.
Our son, Shaun serves as a consultant and Production Manager in the local church and our daughter, Tamra serves on staff with Young Life.
Nelson Roth, PCC
Email Nelson | 228-206-5440
Follower of Christ – Husband – Dad – Grandpa – Co-founder of Relevant Ministry – Discipleship Coach – Author of Nehemiah Response, how to make it through your crisis – Co-author of Nehemiah Response, a coaching model.
I started coach training in 2011 and am a Professional Certified Coach (PCC). I do Leadership Coaching with a focus on Discipleship Coaching. I am Coaching4Clergy Faculty and a C4C Basic Coach Trainer. I am a certified coach/consultant for Natural Church Development.
I have been in full time ministry for over forty years. Now as Co-founder of Relevant Ministry, Inc., I am fulfilling my ministry passion by helping to build healthy churches by coming alongside leaders helping them achieve their professional and personal goals. I also help leaders implement the intentional, transformational Relevant Discipleship process into their churches.
My wife Pam and I have three children and ten grandchildren.
Elias Scultori, PCC
Email Elias | 732-419-2566
Elias Scultori is a certified graduate of Coach University and a certified Myers-Briggs® practitioner. He has earned the designation of Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the International Coach Federation (ICF). Elias is also a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City and is a certified Health Coach by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Elias is a faculty member and mentor coach at coaching4clergy. He is a former board member of the NJ chapter of the ICF and a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda society. Elias holds a Master’s Degree in Music from the Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and has over 27 years of professional experience working for non-profit organizations and churches in a leadership and mentoring position. He presently works as a teambuilding facilitator with pastors and church staffs across the country. Elias is also a professionally trained graphic designer, world traveler and photographer. He is originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and presently living in the New York City area since 1992.
Cornelia Shipley, MBA, PCC, BCC
Email Cornelia | 877-853-5340
An executive coach and strategy consultant with 20 years experience in corporate America, Cornelia Shipley began her career in Sales and Sales Training and Development with The Procter & Gamble Company. While at P&G, she developed key management and strategic planning skills she uses with clients today. After receiving her MBA in Management Consulting and Strategy, Ms. Shipley made a career change and worked as a Human Resource Professional for both Raytheon Company and General Mills supporting Supply Chain, Corporate Engineering, and Corporate HR.
Professionally Certified (PCC) as a coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF), Ms. Shipley has been in private practice since 2006. Clients value her holistic approach to leadership development and strategic planning. Her practice is focused on assisting senior executives and entrepreneurs to develop and leverage their personal brand, influence strategy, and strategic plan to create their designed outcomes. In addition, Ms. Shipley is a mentor coach for the Clergy Coach Training Program at Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary and works with Clergy and Congregations across the US.
Deborah Winters, Ph.D, PCC
Email Deborah | 215-260-7420
The Rev. Dr. Deborah J. Winters is a graduate of Coaching4Clergy(C4C) who now serves as a faculty, trainer and trains-the-trainers for C4C. She is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coaching Foundation, and is a coach for the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference of the United Church of Christ. She has served 24 years as a settled pastor and now serves as a transitional (interim) pastor for congregations in the midst of change. She is an Affiliate Professor of Biblical Studies and teaches coaching at Palmer Theological Seminary. She and her husband Gary founded the non-profit 501(c)(3) God’s Precious Children helping children in Liberia, West Africa receive a better chance at a brighter future through an education in the name of Jesus (www.GodsPreciousChildren.com). She co-edited the book, Who Killed Goliath? Reading the Bible with Heart and Mind, wrote on the Psalms in The Pastor’s Bible Study Vol. 3: A New Interpreter’s Bible Study, and has written sermons and worship settings for the Minister’s Annual Manual. When not coaching, writing, preaching, teaching, or on the mission field, Gary and Deb enjoy kayaking and biking, particularly with their grandchildren.
Chongyeol Yoo, PCC
Email Chongyoel | 821088124951
Dr. David Chungyeol Yoo is the professor of the department of Coaching in Reformed Graduate University.
He started the cell church movement in Korea by serving as leadership in International Cell Touch Korea. He has served the Korean churches by opening cell-based strategy seminars, cell-church conventions and by consulting the churches who wanted to transition their church to a cell church. But he realized that it’s very difficult to change Korean pastor’s value and paradigm with giving a lecture. At that time, he attended a workshop of Maximum Health held by Church Resource Ministry. He experienced the value and power of coaching.
He entered the coaching world. He received his certification as a christian leadership coach from Transformational Leadership Coaching in March, 2002, and also received Certified Coach Trainer from TLC in January 2005. He is a full time coach and consultant for pastors and churches of a number of denominations. He established Korea Cell ministry Coaching Institute. He received PCC from ICF in 2010. He is coaching senior pastors who want to transition their church into a cell church.
He is the founder and president of International Christian Coaches Association.
His vision is every pastor, every christian leader to christian coach.
Becky Biser, ACC
Email Becky | 817-927-1911 ext. 222
Becky Biser is a certified coach through Coaching4Clergy. She has worked in the church and non-profit environment for 33 years in many different roles. She currently serves as Director of Leadership Development for a large association of churches. Becky’s passion is to inspire, encourage and empower leaders to be all they can for God. Whether you are a pastor or another paid or volunteer leader in the church or ministry setting, or a Christian leader in the secular world, Becky’s desire is to inspire, encourage and empower you as YOU make an impact for God.
Some of the issues Becky has coached leaders with are: Spiritual vitality, Balanced life, Health and weight, Leadership skills and dynamics, Vision casting, Personal relationships, Staff and team development, Child rearing, Educational choices, Ministry options, Career choices, and many more. Additionally, Becky excels at coaching ministry staff teams focusing them on achieving effective results.
Jane Bishop, ACC
Email Jane | 404-432-2701
Jane Bishop is founder and owner of Take The Next Step which emerged out of her passion to help others “go for their It.” Using her teaching skills, education and experiences, Jane leads individuals through change with coaching, provides expertise and assessment with consultations, and delivers training modules to help clients achieve their desired outcomes. Her coaching skills come naturally and are integrated in all aspects of services provided.
Jane previously taught and coached at two small colleges and worked 26 years at the national headquarters of a non-profit agency. While teaching, she developed curriculum and student programs. At the national agency, she worked with organizations across the United States in her expertise of training, strategy assessment/development, consulting and leadership development.
Jane is the author of articles for numerous periodicals, a contributing author for a seminary textbook, and has been a featured guest on blogtalkradio. She holds degrees from three institutions, is a certified trainer/facilitator, and experienced speaker. Active with the International Coach Federation, she has the ACC credential and currently serves on the ICF-GA chapter Board.
Jane is a life-long learner following her belief that “when a person stops learning, they stop living.”
For more information, visit www.takethenextstepcct.com.
Gary Crowell, ACC, CPA, CCA
Email Gary | (817) 927-1911 x 213
Gary Crowell has served for thirteen years as Chief Financial Officer of Tarrant Baptist Association, Fort Worth, Texas and previously as Executive Director of Tarrant Baptist Foundation. He has a passion for helping churches to keep their congregations financially and legally sound. He does numerous consultations, coaching sessions and conferences each year. He considers it a privilege to be invited to preach or train leaders in TBA churches.
Gary and his wife, Robbin, were under the appointment of the International Mission Board, SBC for 19 years to Lima, Peru. He served as business manager, treasurer and legal representative for the Peru Baptist Mission while being involved in church starting, university student and professional ministries. He holds an advanced degree in missiology and has a deep heart for anything involving mission work, at home or abroad.
Gary began his career in financial management in the oil and gas industry in Houston, Texas and was the owner of a CPA practice. It is this unique blend of secular work experience and more than three decades of hands on ministry involvement that give him a distinct edge as he relates to professionals in all walks of life.
Tom Granoff, Ph.D., ACC
Email Tom | 310-640-8017
Tom Granoff, Ph.D. has been teaching doctoral level graduate school classes for the past 14 years in the areas of statistics and research methods at Pepperdine University in their doctoral program in organizational leadership. His formal education includes a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and an M.A. in Theology, both from Fuller Theological Seminary. He also earned a Master’s in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from CSULB. His coach training was from Coach University and currently holds an ACC level designation. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Tracy and his 15 year old son James.
Dr. Anita Schamber, ACC, BCC
Email Anita | 307-763-4631
As a spiritual growth and ministry leadership coach, I have been blessed to coach and equip persons from multiple cultures for influencing others for Kingdom, organizational, & personal results in 25 different countries in the past decade. Igniting the fire in 1st & 3rd world women’s hearts & raising their awareness for opportunities to serve is a privilege. I have taught every level from 6th grade through doctoral students, but find ministry leaders my favorite partners in learning, leading, and furthering God’s Kingdom. Some specialty areas include Coaching for Calling, Spiritual Development, Life/Career Fitness, the 3rd Third of Life, and using “story” to see patterns in God’s story. www.anitaschamber.com
Ken Willard, ACC
Email Ken | 636-346-7172
- Christian Leadership Coach focused on meeting you where you are on your leadership journey and helping you take your next steps.
- Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation. I have over 300 hours coaching pastors of all size and type of churches all over the U.S.
- Certified Basic Coach trainer with Coaching4Clergy. Member of the American Society for Training & Development.
- Certified church consultant with the Society for Church Consulting. I have done over 30 on-site church consultations with all types of churches throughout the U.S.
- Owner of the organization Leadership4Transformation. Our mission is to equip God’s people 4Transformation. We focus on the areas of coaching, continuous learning, consultations, and community.
- Over 20 years in the business world before transitioning full-time into the church world. Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Masters of Adult Education and Training.
- Member of the Healthy Church Initiative team in Missouri and part of the national training team.
- Author or co-author of: Time Management for Peak Performance; Strategic Ministry Planning workbook; Get Their Name workbook; Train-the-Trainer Facilitation Skills workbook.