Assistant Vice Provost for the Humanities and Executive Director of the “Tech for Humanity” initiative at Virginia Tech ACTIVITY BIO Sylvester A. Johnson is Assistant Vice Provost for the Humanities and Executive Director of the “Tech for Humanity” initiative at Virginia Tech. He is the founding director of Virginia Tech’s new Center for Humanities, which […]
Max Stephenson, Jr.
Professor of Public and International Affairs and the Director of the Institute for Policy and Governance at Virginia Tech (VTIPG) in the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Tech. ACTIVITY BIO Max Stephenson, Jr. serves as Professor of Public and International Affairs and the Director of the Institute for Policy and Governance at […]
Financial Consultant, historian and Associate Minister at Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church in Hitchcock, TX. BBA in Accounting from Texas A&M University. Recent Activity BioJitendra is a seasoned entrepreneur, and the founder of mybliss, Inc. mybliss provides individuals and communities around the world with new tools, insights, and a way of being that will enable them to lead happier […]
Samuel Collins III
Financial Consultant, historian and Associate Minister at Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church in Hitchcock, TX. BBA in Accounting from Texas A&M University. Recent Activity Bio Sam owns SLC Investment Services and has been providing financial consulting services in Galveston County for 21 years. In 2015 he was named Galveston County’s Citizen of the Year for his work in […]
The Lion Strategy Group Recent Activity BioMike Alexander is a nationally recognized expert in training and leadership coaching, a specialty that began and flourished during his 38-year career in law enforcement and has defined the years following his retirement from service. Through the U.S. Department of Justice Community Policing Divisions, the thirty-six (36) Regional Community Policing Institute, the Multi-jurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training […]
The Lion Strategy Group Recent Activity Bio Mike Wilson quickly rose through the ranks of the Keller Police Department, recently retiring as Chief of Police after 20 years of service with the agency. During that time, his measurable accomplishments and penchant for cross-organizational teamwork covered the spectrum of functions: enterprise software; financial processes; design, development, and construction […]
Dr. Owen C. Cardwell, Jr.
Rosel Schewel Distinguished Professor for Education; Co-Director, Center for Education and Leadership, University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, VA Recent Activity BioDr. Owen Cardwell has been in the pastoral ministry for 50 years and 14 of those years were spent leading a church-based nonprofit, Heroes and Dreams Academy (HADA). Through HADA and New Canaan International Church, he developed […]
Dr. Ralph P. Hall
Associate Professor, Urban Affairs and Planning (UAP) Program; Associate Director, School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA); Director, SPIA Undergraduate Program, Virginia Tech Recent Activity BioDr. Hall has over two decades of academic and professional experience in applying the concept of sustainable development to infrastructure systems with a specific emphasis on transportation systems in developed regions, and rural […]
Dr. Virgil Wood
Dr. Wood is a church leader, educator, and civil rights activist who has committed much of his life’s work to the struggle for economic and spiritual development among the nation’s disadvantaged. Ordained as a Baptist Minister in his late teens, Dr. Wood has served churches for over 50 years, in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Virginia. […]
Ryan J. Hulbert, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Adjunct Psychology faculty at Boise State University, author and developer of resources* for assisting individuals and families build resiliency and thrive. ACTIVITY BIO As a boy when I would leave home for the day, my mother would often encourage me with the statements, “Remember who you are,” and “Look for the lonely.” […]