Introduction

With nearly thirty years of experience, I am known as a versatile leader with an impeccable work ethic and extraordinary commitment to staff empowerment, clientele growth, and the success of the organization. Over the last 13+ years, I achieved unparalleled success through focused project management, hands-on direction, and progressive team building. I thrive on empowering teams of all sizes to excel in planning, prioritizing, and achieving under pressure. In my last assignment, my unique transition practices unified a divided community resulting in 22% growth in membership while increasing financial contributions by 133%. Since 2002 I have been highly involved in overseeing all aspects of day-to-day operations including P&L, facilities maintenance, staff and volunteer training and development. This involvement allows me to identify people, resources and processes where expectations and needs are balanced among all parties. If your company is looking for an unbeatable combination of innovative leadership and expertise in growing operational efficiencies, let’s have a conversation about how my skill set can help you achieve your next level of success.

►Resourceful Problem Solving Focused on Cost Savings
►Exceptional Relationship Building
►Persuasive Leadership

Strategic vision focused on growth ● Exceptionally skilled in relationship development ● Masterful negotiator ● Diplomatic ● Naturally persuasive ● Self-motivated ● Communication-based  management ● Over three decades of public speaking experience ● Broad administrative acumen ● Thrives in a challenging environment

Work History

Work History
2002 - 2015

Lead Pastor

Lawson Assembly of God Church

■ Consistently exceeded budget goals for $500K annual budget and operated debt free for 12 years while increasing attendance by over 20%.
■ Guided an extensive $430K remodel of the 28000 sq. foot main facility.
■ Influenced 130 organization members to contribute over $100K annually to international programming. Raised over $1.2M for mission work. Consistently ranked in the top 3% out of over 12K organizations of its kind in the United States.
■ Served on organizational district board with governance and oversight of 250 regional leaders.

1997 - 2002

Lead Pastor

Christ Chapel

■ Directed the construction of 3000 sq. foot educational facility valued at $200K for 25% of market price. 
■ President of the Board
■ Developed written operational procedures ensuring fiscal responsibility and consistent service delivery.
■ Through shrewd negotiation, reduced the overall mortgage by 35%.

1988 - 1997

Lead Associate Pastor

Fountain of Life Church

■ Expanded program offerings to increase participation by 440%.
■ Developed leadership training programs, expanding the number of internal leaders by 340%. 
■ Spearheaded and expanded international ministries in multiple countries.
■ Grew student ministries by over 280%.

Education

Education

Master's Degree, Masters of Divinity - Pastoral Ministries

Assemblies of God Theological Seminary

Bachelor's Degree, Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries

Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Skills

Skills

Process Development/Improvement

Recognized Authority on Leadership

Visionary

Cost Containment

Strategic Growth

Change Management