Founder, New Trails Coaching
Michael J. Marx, MBA, EdD, PCC, CPCC. Michael is an ICF Professional Certified Coach specializing in business coaching and corporate consultation. Dr. Marx currently serves as the leader of the ICF ‘Global Community of Practice on Ethics.’ He also serves on the ICF Independent Review Board and on the Ethics Code Review Team. Additionally, he is the past-president of Christian Coaches Network International and the author of Ethics and Risk Management for Christian Coaches (2016).
Jonathan Reitz is CoachNet’s Director for Training/CEO. Jonathan has been coaching since 1997 and has worked with over 500 clients in the church, the non-profit sector and the business world. Jonathan holds the Master Certified Coach (MCC) credential in the International Coach Federation. He is the author of *Coaching Hacks: Simple Strategies to Make Every Conversation More Effective* and is the primary architect of the Integrated Coach Training process. Contact Jonathan at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 440.665.2413.
Founder, Creative Results Management
Keith Webb, DMin., PCC, is an author, speaker, and consultant specializing in leadership development. He is the founder of Creative Results Management, a global training organization focused on helping ministry leaders multiply their impact. For 20 years, Keith lived in Japan, Indonesia, and Singapore where he designed and delivered leadership development programs to leaders around the world. He is the author of The Reflective Journal for Coaches, Coaching in Ministry, and The COACH Model for Christian Leaders. Keith is the immediate past-President of ICF Washington State and lives near Seattle with his wife and their two children. He blogs at keithwebb.com.
CEO, Beyond Influence, Inc.
John Ramstead, CPLC, ACC, started his career as a Navy F-14 pilot and flew combat during Desert Storm. Following his Navy career, he became a successful startup entrepreneur and then joined the management team of a Fortune 100 company. Four years ago, he had a near fatal accident that put him under hospital care for two years and required 23 surgeries. This taught John what is truly important and how to move from success to significance. Today, he is the founder of Beyond Influence, LLC, a global leadership coaching and consulting firm that has a mission to equip and empower leaders to achieve what has been inspired in them. John now devotes his time to leadership coaching, consulting, and speaking. he has been happily married to his wife, Donna, for twenty-seven years. They have three sons and live outside of Denver, Colorado. In John’s free time, he enjoys reading, traveling, and anything outdoors.
Nick is a qualified and experienced leadership coach and organisation development consultant who specialises in developing critical reflective practice with people and teams. He has a masters degree in human resource development, a postgraduate diploma in coaching psychology, a bachelors degree in theology and is a Fellow of the UK Institute of Training and Occupational Learning. Nick can be reached through his website at www.nick-wright.com.
President, Professional Christian Coaching Institute
Christopher McCluskey, MSW, CMCC, PCC is President of Professional Christian Coaching Institute and co-host of the top-rated podcast Professional Christian Coaching Today. A pioneer in the field, Chris is a popular keynote speaker, media personality, best-selling author, founding board member of CCN, and is considered by many to be the Father of Christian Coaching. He lives with his wife, Rachel, and their seven children on their ranch in Missouri. www.ProfessionalChristianCoaching.com, www.ProfessionalChristianCoachingToday.com.
Founder, Christian Coach Institute
Janice LaVore-Fletcher is an ICF Professional Certified Coach, a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, a Certified Christian Professional Coach, a Certified Mentor Coach for the ICF Competencies, and a Commissioned Stephen Minister. Janice has a passion for helping coaches become highly competent, confident and fearlessly courageous to step out boldly to make a difference in the world through coaching. Janice uses her encouragement, passion, communication skills and “heart” to expand people’s thinking and inspire them to be all that God has called them to be. She brings years of corporate experience in leadership, human resources and training and development in adult education. Her early life coach training was at CoachU under the founder of coaching, Thomas Leonard, and she is a Charter member of Coachville. Her formal education is in Behavioral Sciences and she is a Licensed Human Behavior Trainer, Tele-Class and Webinar Leader. Janice is the Lead Facilitator in all courses offered at Christian Coach Institute. She is blessed with a wonderful husband, Dale, and they have four fabulous adult children. In their spare time, they enjoy gardening in their herb and flower gardens, enjoying nature, camping and traveling.
Founder, Cathy Lee Coaching
Cathy Lee is a Certified Professional Life Coach, receiving her ACC credential through the International Coach Federation and her CCC credential through Christian Coaches Network International. Cathy has enjoyed a diverse career in executive leadership in both business and ministry over 30 years. She successfully led a multi-million dollar business unit for a global leader of enterprise data, analytics and software solutions. Cathy served 10 years on the leadership staff of her church, where she shared responsibility for strategic planning and leadership of 700 adults, 11 staff and more than 40 volunteer leaders. Today she coaches business and ministry leaders across the globe to broaden their influence. Cathy is an avid reader and continual learner, and loves travel and landscape photography. She and her husband, John, have been married 37 years.
President & CEO, Empowerment Coaching Network
Tim is the President of Empowerment Coaching Network, Int’l. a coaching, training and consulting company serving non-profits and corporations since 2010. ECN was the first Christian Coaching Training school to be recognized by CCNI in 2013. ECNI provides a range of services from a 2-day Empowerment Coaching Training workshop, to equipping Certified Professional Empowerment Coaches. ENCI formed Real Retention in 2016 as their corporate training arm, assisting companies to retain their key talent through their proprietary Conversational Management Development program. Tim has served as a pastor since 1976 in several churches, and served as Chaplain at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI for 10 years. Tim is also Co-Author of Coaching Based Ministry: Transforming Ministry through Empowerment Coaching, Credo House Publishers, 2011. He also coaches leaders in transition through his private coaching practice, Terra Nova. Tim resides in Grand Rapids with his wife of 42 years, Diane, their 4 children, and 8 grandchildren.
President, Coach Approach Ministries
Chad serves on faculty and as Director of Coaching at Western Seminary. He is also President of Coach Approach Ministries, a ministry that provides coaching and coach training to Christian leaders around the world. Chad is a graduate of Duke University and Princeton Theological Seminary and is an ordained minister who has served as a pastor, church planter, and as a team leader for a major denomination. Chad’s experience also includes time as an internal coach at the business intelligence leader, SAS. He is the co-author of Coaching for Christian Leaders: A Practical Guide and Faith Coaching: A Conversational Approach to Helping Others Move Forward in Faith as well as numerous articles in Leadership Journal. Chad is known for his warmth, humor, and easy-going approach to coaching as well as his tenacious commitment to coaching well. Chad lives in Hickory, NC with his wife, Holly, and their three children.
Founder, G.E. Wood & Associates
Executive Coach Gary Wood has more than 40 years’ experience leading and working with leaders in business and non-profit environments. Over that time he has played a part in training, developing, coaching and encouraging many hundreds of leaders who make significant contributions worldwide. Gary holds the Certified Master Christian Coach credential from Christian Coaches Network International and the Professional Certified Coach credential from the International Coach Federation, the two primary associations for professional coaching worldwide.
Founder, Way of Life Coaching
Cheryl Scanlan, MCC, CMCC, is a former executive with a multi-million dollar firm in New York, and combines strong business acumen with a passion for seeing Christian business professionals thrive. For more than a decade, she has worked with hundreds of professionals in order to achieve their aggressive goals in a small business, a non-profit and corporate environments. Cheryl has developed two curricula; one is a long-standing ICF approved coach-training program that has deeply impacted its students called ACT!. The other is a personal development curriculum, Promised Land Living launched in 2005. Cheryl is the Dean of Faculty with the Professional Christian Coach Institute. She is a coach, speaker, leadership developer and trainer, and has formerly served as Women’s Minister and Care Director at her church of 5000 members, Crossroads Fellowship.