Our Team

Staff

Dr. Stephen Mansfield

Executive Director

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Colleen
Bray

Senior Project Manager & Coordinator

Contact: 

[email protected]

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Advisory Board

Christine
Auker

Program Director
National Christian Foundation, LWL

Scott
Auker

Principal
SunCap Real Estate Investments

Dr. Dawn
Barbee

Director

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Jon
DeGaynor

President & CEO

Stoneridge, Inc.

Phyllis Hendry
Halverson

President Emeritus
Lead Like Jesus

Roland
Heersink

Founder

God & Work

James William Inglis

President

Inglis Retailing

Brad
Oaster

Owner & Founder

Oaster Development, LLC

Rob
Rabenecker

CEO

RER Restaurant Enterprises, LLC / Chick-fil-A

Sandy
Rogers

Lead Author
Leading Loyalty: Cracking the Code to Customer Devotion

William
Traywick

CEO & Owner
KAJA, LLC

Phillip & Lisa A
Wardell

Phillip: President & CEO
Access Insurance Underwriter, LLC

Lisa: Owner & President
Divie Decor, LLC

Karl
Watson Jr.

CEO
Forterra, Inc

Partners

Stephen Mansfield is a New York Times best-selling author and a popular speaker who leads a speaker training firm based in Washington DC. He is also a part time Senior Fellow of Public Leadership and Director of the Center for Biblical Leadership at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

He first rose to global attention with his groundbreaking work, The Faith of George W. Bush, a New York Times bestseller that Time magazine credited with helping to shape the 2004 US presidential election. The book was a source for Oliver Stone’s award-winning film “W.” Mansfield’s The Faith of Barack Obama was another international bestseller. He has written celebrated biographies of Booker T. Washington, George Whitefield, Winston Churchill, Pope Benedict XVI, and Abraham Lincoln, among others.

Stephen’s humorous but fiery Mansfield’s Book of Manly Men has inspired men’s events around the world. The Miracle of the Kurds has been selected as “Book of the Year” by Rudaw, the leading Kurdish news service. As a result of this book, Mansfield has become a respected voice
in support of the Kurds worldwide.

Mansfield speaks widely about about men, leadership, faith, the power of heritage, and the skills required to shape modern culture.

He also leads The Mansfield Group, a speaker training firm based in Washington, DC, that works with top politicians, CEOs, educational institutions, and artists.

Colleen Bray serves as the Coordinator and Senior Project Manager for Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Center for Biblical Leadership.  Colleen’s area of focus is leadership development of programs for students, c-suite business executives and university staff.  Colleen comes to the Center for Biblical Leadership with a vast number of experiences in both business and ministry, making PBA’s CBL an excellent fit.  Colleen brings 27 years of full-time administrative ministry and teaching experience in program development and events for large mega churches with regular attendance over 30,000 weekly, as well as the private Christian school setting. Colleen brings creative and engaging strategies to program marketing, development and execution.

Dr. Dawn Barbee, PhD is the director for the Center for Global Leadership at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Strong higher education professional with a Doctor of Education focused on Higher Education Leadership and Management and progressive professional experience in teaching and administration. Known for excellence in scholarship and effective teaching online and in-person courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate levels. Demonstrated ability to design student-centered course curricula and sustain professional relationships to support student and institutional success.