Leadership

Meet our Executive Director and Board Members:

Dr. Jay Clark

jay profile2Dr. Jay Clark currently lives in the Dallas/Ft. Worth. Jay is married to Anne and they have five daughters. Jay’s background is filled with starting companies, organizations and a church. He has a mixture of academic and practical experience in developing global leaders.

Educational Background:

Jay received his Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Tennessee Temple University. He earned an MBA from Auburn University (U.S.A.) with a concentration in leadership, and during his graduate training, he studied at the Czech Management Center in Prague, Czech Republic. The research was on companies doing business in emerging markets. Jay also received a B.S. in Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (U.S.A). He also attended Southwestern Theological Seminary and Dallas Theological Seminary.

Experience:

Jay has lived in five countries on four different continents.  He has traveled around the world consulting, teaching and preaching.  His passion is serving Christ through developing Christ-centered leaders in the emerging world. Currently Jay serves as Executive Director of Kerusso Foundation, Inc.

From over 15 years of consulting experience in the US and an international market, Jay has gained valuable insights on strategy development, management challenges and practices, and leadership development. Jay founded Sun Consulting Services and managed the offices in the U.S. and Hong Kong. Under Jay’s leadership, Sun Consulting was able to be a pioneer in China for the consulting industry by working with a state-owned oil/gas company and a large publicly traded technology company. Jay has developed a network of global partners in Asia, Africa, Europe, India, and the Middle East for Sun Consulting Services. He also opened the SCS office in Hong Kong.

From his experiences of working in emerging markets around the world, Jay developed the Nextgen Global Leaders Program. This program is for corporations and non-profit organizations that are transforming into global companies and need to identify, train, and manage top talent in order to expand globally. Jay has worked with HR departments of both large and small organizations to link their corporate strategy with the leadership development program. Jay specializes in helping firms increase profits with global strategies that include Market Assessments, Market Entry, Global Channel/Distribution Management, Sourcing Products, and Investments.

Coaching Credentials:

Jay is a member of the International Association of Coaches and the International Leadership Association, and he has advised and coached executives and managers in countries such as China, Nigeria, Egypt, India, Cambodia, Jordan, Oman, and Norway.


Steve Gamble

President

SteveGambleSteve is married with two children in Frisco, Texas.  He served with various ministries and is active member of Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Steve graduated from Stephen F. Austin University in 1986 and works in Biotechnology Sales with Celgene Corporation.


Dwayne Stoltzfus

dwayneDwayne Stoltzfus is a social entrepreneur focused on developing sustainable and scaleable business models with the goal of Kingdom impact. In 2006 Dwayne founded Smith Monitoring Inc, a home security company that was recognized by INC Magazine as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States, making the INC 500|5000 list for three consecutive years.  In 2010 Dwayne moved his family to China to start a marketing company in Chengdu.  The company is now fully managed and operated by Chinese Christians with their main project being a online media property that provides discipleship, pastoral training and presents the gospel to nearly 100,000 Chinese per month.  Dwayne, along with his wife, Cherice and their five kids currently reside in McKinney TX.  He has his M.A. in Missiology from Regent University.


Tim Gerwing

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Tim has over 18 years of experience in technology and operations. A native of Pittsburgh, Tim graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. in Industrial Management and Information and Decision Systems and has worked for Prudential Financial, KPMG Consulting, Benchmark Financial Network, Atlas Design Group, and Pursuant. Tim has held various leadership positions while working with clients in financial services, health/fitness, real estate, telecommunications, industrial manufacturing, non-profit, legal, construction, hospitality, and politics.

Tim and his wife, Amy, have seven children and have a passion for preserving the life of the unborn.


Jacob Bell

Board Member

jacob-bellJacob graduated from Texas A&M University in 2001 with a BS in Civil Engineering. Since then he has worked for the Texas Department of Transportation where he currently manages highway construction projects out of the Waco Area Office. He was licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in 2006. Jacob is an ordained deacon and currently leading a home church. He is married with four children.


Wesley Brooks

Board Member

Wesley BrooksWesley was born and raised in Waco, Texas. He attended Baylor University where he received a degree in Accounting. Wesley and his wife Paige have a daughter, Josie, and a son, Caleb. He is currently the Finance Director for the Midway Independent School District. He serves as a deacon at Harris Creek Baptist Church. Wesley and his wife enjoy serving at their church through leading small groups, working with college students, and mentoring nearly and newlywed couples.