Steve Bell is the founder and CEO of Bellmont Cabinet Company in Sumner, Washington. In 2008, Steve was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence in the Manufacturing Category. For over 25 years Steve and his company have produced high quality cabinets while creating a corporate environment of social responsibility. Steve’s journey is one from humble beginnings to market leadership in his field.
Author, filmmaker, and exec Craig Detweiler, Ph.D., is President of The Wedgwood Circle, an investment group focused upon good, true, and beautiful entertainment. His research interests include technology, creativity, parenting and adolescence. His newest book, Selfies: Searching for the Image of God in a Digital Age, received Christianity Today’s 2019 Award of Merit in “Culture and the Arts”. Foreword honored iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives as the 2014 Silver award winner for best books about Popular Culture. His first book (co-written with Barry Taylor), A Matrix of Meanings: Finding God in Pop Culture remains a foundational text for theology and culture classes around the world. Craig’s cultural commentary has been featured on ABC’s Nightline, CNN, Fox News, NPR, and in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Craig wrote the screenplays for The Duke (see it on The Disney Channel), the comedic road trip, Extreme Days and directed the award-winning documentary Remand, narrated by Angela Bassett. Detweiler also co-hosts a coalition of schools at the Sundance Film Festival for the annual Windrider Forum. Variety honored Detweiler as their 2016 Mentor of the Year.
Since 2013 Jim DuBois served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Microsoft Corporation until late 2017. He was responsible for the company’s global security, infrastructure, IT messaging, and business applications. Since joining Microsoft in 1993, he served various other roles in Microsoft including leading IT teams for application development, infrastructure and service management and as Microsoft’s Chief Information Security Officer. Before joining Microsoft, Mr. DuBois worked for Accenture, focusing on financial and distribution systems. In 2017, Mr. DuBois authored “Six-Word Lessons on How to Think Like a Modern-Day CIO” – a highly acclaimed book that gives 100 practical lessons on thriving in a fast-paced tech world of digital transformation and effective use of technology to drive business value.
Dave Gibbons is a proven innovation strategist, author, culture specialist, and creative communicator. He has traveled the world to share dynamic insights on leadership development, regularly speaking in strategic cities throughout North America and Asia, and is the author of The Monkey and the Fish, an award-winning book on culture. Dave consults executives, artists, and the next generation of international leaders. He has served on the board of World Vision US, and helps to guide a group of third-culture faith communities called Newsong. He holds a Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and is a graduate from Max Depree’s Roundtable of Leaders.
Jack Hoover is the president of the Foundation for International Services and has helped establish numerous other businesses. He is active in various groups centered on Bible study, Christian business leadership and college mentorship. His interests include spending time with his family, studies of the defense of the Biblical truth, off-road adventures and billiards. Jack is a founding board member of C3 Leaders and was on the Executive Committee since the inception.
Eating disorder specialist, Dr. Gregg Jantz has dedicated his life’s work to developing ways to create more possibility for others, helping people change their lives for good. With a strong desire to help more people, Dr. Jantz is focused on ways to share his vision with people who need it the most and is a best-selling author of 35 books. He is a go-to media source expert for a range of behavioral-based afflictions, as well as drug and alcohol addictions. Dr. Jantz has appeared on CNN, FOX, ABC, CBS, and has been interviewed for the New York Post, Associated Press, Family Circle, and Women’s Day. He is also a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and Psychology Today blogs. Dr. Jantz is a sought after speaker, appearing internationally. With an entertaining and captivating presentation style, he speaks to a wide range of behavioral and dependency disorders.
Tim Jenkins is a co-founder and past CEO of Point B, Inc., a management consulting and capital firm based in Seattle, WA. Point B’s more than 600 professionals help organizations of all types form, grow and thrive from offices across the U.S. In 2010 Tim was recognized as Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in Services for the Pacific Northwest. In 2014 Tim and his co-founders sold their stock back to Point B, making Point B, Inc. 100% employee-owned. Tim sits on the boards of Point B, Parametrix, Inc., an engineering, planning and environmental services company, and Solomons Fund, a private equity fund focused on small Pacific Northwest-based companies. Tim also chairs the board of trustees of CRISTA Ministries, a large non-profit with ministries in the U.S. and throughout the world. Tim holds a BA in Economics, magna cum laude, from the University of Washington and an MBA in Marketing & Finance from the University of Chicago. He is listed as a “Notable Alumnus” on websites associated with both institutions and was recently named the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus in Economics at the University of Washington. Tim is married with three children and lives in both Edmonds and Leavenworth,WA.
Bob Lonac is the President and CEO of CRISTA Ministries, and brings both years of top-level leadership and a marvelous heart for ministry, to his position. He oversees CRISTA’s worldwide ministry that serves in the areas of Media, International Relief and Development, Education, and Senior Living. With a heart to serve, CRISTA reaches 8 million people annually and sees many lives transformed. Prior to his current position, Bob served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of International Justice Mission. He helped build one of the fastest growing NGO’s serving the victims of oppression around the world. Bob promoted and encouraged organization staff and volunteers through extensive travels to the developing countries in which they served. He also focused comprehensively on the development of both human and financial resources to see the work advanced. From 1967 to 2000, Bob worked in various capacities in Young Life, with his last five years there as the Senior Vice President for the Western Division Field Operations. He focused on developing leadership and organization infrastructure in order to grow this world wide ministry to youth.
Major General John Michel (RET) is the Chief Strategy & Innovation Office and President, MV Global at MV Transportation. John retired from the USAF as a Major General in 2014. His last assignment was as the Commanding General, NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan; NATO Training Mission/Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan; and Commander, 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, Kabul, Afghanistan. John advises corporations regarding culture change, strategy, and individual and organizational change. John also is an avid writer and author contributing to the Harvard Business Review and other publications.
Atul Tandon is the Founder and CEO of the Tandon Institute is a global entrepreneur, non-profit leader, humanitarian & author with a 30-year track record of successfully birthing, building, scaling and turning around some of the world’s largest, best known and most impactful for-profit and non-profit enterprises & networks. My work has impacted industries as wide as Consumer Banking, e-Commerce, Humanitarian Relief and Development, CRM and Direct Marketing. Specialties: Consumer Banking, Non-Profit Management, Humanitarian Relief and Development, e-Commerce & digital media, CRM, Direct Marketing, Atul served as the Executive Director, International Network & Executive Vice President of Investor Relations at United Way International and as the Senior Vice President of Donor Engagement for World Vision. Prior to serving these two international organizations Atul was with Citi Bank as the Global Branch Director.
From 2006-2011, Ed C Moy served as the 38th director of the United States Mint. He was responsible for running the world’s largest manufacturer of circulating coins, precious metal bullion, and numismatic products. His role included working closely with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Congress, and the Federal Reserve, especially during the Financial Crisis and Great Recession. From 2001-2006, he served as a special assistant to the president for presidential personnel at the White House. He was responsible for recommending to the president candidates to serve in the highest levels of federal government. Ed also provides commentary on monetary policy, gold, currency, cryptocurrencies, federal employment policies, and the political appointments process for national financial and news media. Ed has worked in senior leadership positions and as a corporate director for both privately held and public companies, and led a federal government regulatory agency from 1989-1993. He is also a published author (American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the US Bullion Coin Programs) and is working on his second book on the history of Fort Knox. He currently serves on the board of regents for Trinity International University, the National Council of C3 Leaders, and is a Policy Fellow with the American Conservative Union. He lives in the Washington, DC area with wife Karen and his daughters Nora and Lucy, both adopted from China.
Jack McMillan began his career at Nordstrom as a women’s shoe salesman in 1957 before eventually becoming the Co-President and Co-Chairman. Through his career, Jack learned the powerful lessons of unity in leadership as well as the redemptive power of Jesus Christ.
Cary Summers is President Emeritus of Museum of the Bible. Along with that that Mr. Summers is also the Founder and CEO of The Nehemiah Group formed in 1998 which provides consulting services to for-profit organizations primarily in the tourism industry and not-for-profit organizations primarily involving faith-based exhibits, museums, discovery centers, and business initiatives linking to Israel. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Discipleship Focus, now part of Young Life, and serves as president of the newly formed Galilean Institute of First Century Studies. He is also a recognized international speaker on biblical leadership principles based on the book of Nehemiah. In the past Mr. Summers was president of Museum of the Bible during its creation and oversaw many aspects of the organization. Mr. Summers was also President and CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment/Silver Dollar City Corporation, served in an executive role with the famed Abercrombie and Fitch retailer as general manager (when it was a sporting goods company) was vice president of Bass Pro Shops, founded Churchill Coffee Company, and was involved in many other organizations. He is a graduate of the University of Texas with a degree in Mathematic/Physics with an analytical analysis focus on aerospace engineering. Cary’s hobbies include long-distance bicycling, competitive Senior Olympic cycling, scuba diving, and cooking. Cary and his wife Jacque reside near Springfield, Missouri, and have been married for 49 years. They have two children and four grandchildren, of whom they are extremely proud.
Phillipe (Phil) Vallerand, served as founder and CEO of the Prime PGV Group , an international sales and marketing company with clients in the Fortune 100 , the Private Equity Index 50, and the Retail 100 companies. On behalf of its clients, his company repeatedly earned the highest awards in the industry from the largest retailers in the world ,as their foremost international supplier. Phil is frequently called upon in a special Advisory capacity by CEOs, ambassadors and business leaders , and often personally host private gatherings of international leaders to engage in business and thought leadership issues. He has served on the Board of Directors of many Christian international charities and universities and currently serves on the Board of Advisors of prominent international businesses , among them a global geopolitics and economics Advisory firm ranked in the Top Ten for-profit Think Tanks in the world. Phil holds a Postgraduate diploma from the University of Oxford , and Marketing and Disruptive Strategy Certificates from Cornell University Johnson Graduate School of Management and Harvard Business School.