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Albert Tate
Albert Tate

Lead Pastor, Fellowship Church

Albert Tate is the founding pastor of Fellowship Church, which launched in January 2012. As a dynamic communicator, Albert is passionate about sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ both to the local church and the global community. In 2018, Albert started the Albert Tate Podcast, and most recently, he was published in Letters to a Birmingham Jail: A Response to the Words and Dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Albert and LaRosa have four beautiful children.

Kristen Ivy
Kristen Ivy

President, Orange

Kristen Ivy is the President of Orange and the Co-founder and Director of The Phase Project. She and her husband, Matt, are currently parenting their three amazing children through the phases. Before joining Orange in 2006, Kristen earned her Bachelor of Education from Baylor University in 2004 and a Master of Divinity from Mercer University in 2009. Kristen is author of several books including It’s Just a Phase So Don’t Miss It, Don’t Miss It, and the 18-volume Phase Guides for parents.

Carey Nieuwhof​
Carey Nieuwhof

Best Selling Leadership Author

Carey Nieuwhof is a bestselling leadership author, speaker, podcaster, and former attorney. He hosts one of today’s most influential leadership podcasts. His podcast, blog and online content are by leaders accessed over 1.5 million times each month. He speakers to leaders around the world about leadership, change and personal growth. Carey and his wife, Toni, live north of Toronto.

Kara Powell
Kara Powell

Executive Director, Fuller Youth Institute

Kara is the executive director of the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary. Named by Christianity Today as one of “50 Women to Watch,” she serves as a youth and family strategist for Orange and also speaks regularly at parenting and leadership conferences. Kara is the author or coauthor of a number of books, including 3 Big Questions That Change Every Teenager, Growing Young, and Growing With.
Rich Villodas
Rich Villodas

Lead Pastor, New Life Fellowship

Rich Villodas is the Brooklyn-born lead pastor of New Life Fellowship, a large, multiracial church with more than seventy-five countries represented in Elmhurst, Queens. He is also a key speaker for Emotionally Healthy Discipleship—a movement that has touched hundreds of thousands of people. Rich graduated with a BA in pastoral ministry and theology from Nyack College. He went on to complete his Master of Divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary. His award-winning book, The Deeply Formed Life, was released in September 2020. His latest book, Good and Beautiful and Kind was released in July 2022. He and his wife, Rosie, have two beautiful children and reside in Long Island, NY

Horst Schulze
Horst Schulze

Former President and COO of The Ritz Carlton

A legend and leader in the hotel world, Horst Schulze’s teachings and vision have reshaped the concepts of service and hospitality across industries. Mr. Shulze is one of the founding members of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, where he served as President and COO and created the operating and service standards that have become famous. Today, Schulze serves as Expert in Residence at Arch + Tower, a boutique, organizational strategy consulting firm and author of Excellence Wins.

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Albert Tate
Albert Tate

Lead Pastor, Fellowship Church

Albert Tate is the founding pastor of Fellowship Church, which launched in January 2012. As a dynamic communicator, Albert is passionate about sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ both to the local church and the global community. In 2018, Albert started the Albert Tate Podcast, and most recently, he was published in Letters to a Birmingham Jail: A Response to the Words and Dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Albert and LaRosa have four beautiful children.

Kristen Ivy
Kristen Ivy

President, Orange

Kristen Ivy is the President of Orange and the Co-founder and Director of The Phase Project. She and her husband, Matt, are currently parenting their three amazing children through the phases. Before joining Orange in 2006, Kristen earned her Bachelor of Education from Baylor University in 2004 and a Master of Divinity from Mercer University in 2009. Kristen is author of several books including It’s Just a Phase So Don’t Miss It, Don’t Miss It, and the 18-volume Phase Guides for parents.

Carey Nieuwhof
Carey Nieuwhof

Best Selling Leadership Author

Carey Nieuwhof is a bestselling leadership author, speaker, podcaster, and former attorney. He hosts one of today’s most influential leadership podcasts. His podcast, blog and online content are by leaders accessed over 1.5 million times each month. He speakers to leaders around the world about leadership, change and personal growth. Carey and his wife, Toni, live north of Toronto.

Kara Powell
Kara Powell

Executive Director, Fuller Youth Institute

Kara is the executive director of the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary. Named by Christianity Today as one of “50 Women to Watch,” she serves as a youth and family strategist for Orange and also speaks regularly at parenting and leadership conferences. Kara is the author or coauthor of a number of books, including 3 Big Questions That Change Every Teenager, Growing Young, and Growing With.
Rich Villodas
Rich Villodas

Lead Pastor, New Life Fellowship

Rich Villodas is the Brooklyn-born lead pastor of New Life Fellowship, a large, multiracial church with more than seventy-five countries represented in Elmhurst, Queens. He is also a key speaker for Emotionally Healthy Discipleship—a movement that has touched hundreds of thousands of people. Rich graduated with a BA in pastoral ministry and theology from Nyack College. He went on to complete his Master of Divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary. His award-winning book, The Deeply Formed Life, was released in September 2020. His latest book, Good and Beautiful and Kind was released in July 2022. He and his wife, Rosie, have two beautiful children and reside in Long Island, NY

Horst Schulze
Horst Schulze

Former President and COO of The Ritz Carlton

A legend and leader in the hotel world, Horst Schulze’s teachings and vision have reshaped the concepts of service and hospitality across industries. Mr. Shulze is one of the founding members of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, where he served as President and COO and created the operating and service standards that have become famous. Today, Schulze serves as Expert in Residence at Arch + Tower, a boutique, organizational strategy consulting firm and author of Excellence Wins.

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