Our Faculty

Our Executive Influencers are committed to training, inspiring and encouraging you to be a better leader. Through the wisdom, knowledge, and experience with the influence they’ve gained from being top leaders, they will teach you what it takes to be a leader structured for growth and success. They will share valuable insights they've gained through their years of experience as pastors of large churches or ministries, CEOs of corporations, and civic leaders of communities. You will also learn from the struggles they’ve overcome that have produced successful individual and organizational growth.

Pastor Van Moody


With his unique ability to understand and communicate timeless truths in highly relevant, contemporary ways, Van challenges and equips his congregation and the world to fulfill their potential and live their purpose. Known for his keen insights and practical application, Van is a strong visionary leader as well as a highly sought-after speaker and leader in both the church and business communities.

Dr. Kenneth Ulmer


Dr. Ulmer is the presiding bishop over Macedonia International Bible Fellowship, an association of pastors representing ministries in Africa, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the U.S. Dr. Ulmer was consecrated Bishop of Christian Education of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, where he served as a founding member on the Bishop's Council.

Dr. Matthew Hester


Dr. Hester has been in ordained ministry since 2000 and earned his Doctor of Theology in 2015. He has a passion to train and equip leaders with deep truths of God’s kingdom that can be realized and applied in practical ways. In addition to his itinerate ministry, he is co-pastor with his wife, Megan, of Dominion Church International in Greer, SC.

De’Andre Salter


As lead pastor of Impact Church in South Plainfield, NJ, and founder of The Salter Foundation, De’Andre has used his entrepreneurial and corporate success to change lives through practical biblical teachings, community involvement and leadership training. His heart, especially, is to help families. De’Andre also founded Professional Risk Solutions in 2001, an insurance brokerage firm that has grown to over $70,000,000 in annual sales.

Martijn Van Tilborgh


Innovation moves the world forward; therefore, we should always seek to innovate so we can create a better world to live in. This value has motivated Martijn to create several companies with innovation as their core inspirations, including Four Rivers Media, Kudu Publishing and The Leverage Group. Martijn also is a strategic-marketing architect and consultant for numerous large organizations and well-known individuals. He and his family live in Orlando, FL.

Dr. Samuel Chand


As a Dream Releaser, Dr. Sam Chand serves pastors, ministries and businesses as a leadership architect and change strategist. He personally consults, mentors and coaches the pastors of some of the country's largest churches. He speaks regularly at leadership conferences, churches and corporations, as well as in seminars and other leadership-development meetings. He was named in the Global Gurus Leadership Top 30 list.

Wayne Chaney


Wayne is the pastor of Antioch Church of Long Beach, CA. He is uniquely gifted to bridge people from different generations, cultures, and demographics. With his wife, Myesha, he is co-visionary of the Long Beach Gospel Fest, a premier, annual gospel event that draws together politicians, business owners, gospel singers, and over 25,000 people together for inspiration, worship and music.

Myesha Chaney


Myesha is a songwriter, recording artist, author and entrepreneur. She serves as the creative catalyst to her husband and senior pastor of Antioch Church of Long Beach, CA, Wayne Chaney. Myesha is co-visionary of the Long Beach Gospel Fest, a premier, annual gospel event that draws together politicians, business owners, gospel singers, and over 25,000 people together for inspiration, worship and music.

Shawn Lovejoy


Shawn is the founder & CEO of CourageToLead.com. His heartbeat is coaching leaders and helping them conquer what keeps them up at night. He previously served as founding and lead pastor of Mountain Lake Church in north Georgia as well as directional leader for churchplanters.com and the annual Velocity Conference. Shawn now devotes himself full time to coaching leaders and building a team of coaches that coach leaders.

Jacin Humphrey


Jacin, or "J" as he’s known, is the executive pastor to Van Moody at The Worship Center Christian Church. He oversees all areas of ministry, is a teaching pastor, helps coach and mentor other church leaders/teams, helps develop curriculum, and is helping to shape the future of what the ministry will look like.

Zakiya Larry


Zakiya Larry, your 'Elevation Strategist’, elevates brands, moods and influence through media coaching, keynote speaking, brand polishing and strategic public relations. This highly sought after media coach, on-air talent and award-winning public relations executive is also the CEO of Quest Media Training, a strategic communications firm that provides interview preparedness, strategic messaging, crisis communications and public relations for faith leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, non-profits and rising political stars.

Dr. Nicole LaBeach


Representing a new generation of master and executive coaches, Dr. Nicole LaBeach is a Win Strategist with over 15 years of proven experience serving clients in the areas of executive coaching, leadership development, and system-wide organizational change. A sought-after Results Maven secured by the likes of global market leaders Right Management and Forbes Magazine through the Forbes Coaches Council, Dr. Nicole’s expertise is known to add proven value.

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