Geneva College

Speaker Bios


Ken Blanchard
For nearly four decades, Ken Blanchard has been recognized as a premier thinker and writer on leadership. He has authored approximately three dozen books, including The One Minute Manager, Raving Fans, and Gung Ho! He is also a prominent speaker and business consultant. Since coming to a personal faith in Jesus Christ, Ken has come to recognize Jesus as the greatest leadership role model of all time. In 1999, Ken co-founded The Center for Faithwalk Leadership, now better known as Lead Like Jesus, whose mission is "to glorify God by inspiring and equipping people to Lead Like Jesus."
Ken Blanchard
Marcia Newman
Marcia Newman has spent the past 15 years of her life journey surrounded by servant-leaders. Beginning with a five-year tenure at the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, she has had the opportunity to represent nationally known speakers, as well as do her own consulting,training and presenting in over 40 institutions around the country.
Marcia Newman

John Stahl-Wert
John Stahl-Wert works with organizations that want to build great leaders who bring out the very best in their people. He is an internationally known speaker, best-selling author and an expert in growing great leaders. John is the president of Serving Leaders, an organization that exists "to convene, transform, and unleash kingdom-minded leaders into their respective organizations and positions of influence."

John Stahl-Wert


Panel Members

J. Christopher Donahue
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Federated Investors, Inc.

Kim Tillotson Fleming
President, Hefren-Tillotson

Albert J. Neupaver
President and Chief Executive Officer, Wabtec Corporation

Roger Oxendale
Former CEO, Children′s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Ken E. Smith
Former President & CEO, H.P. Maynard & Company; Executive Coach/Entrepreneur

Doris Carson Williams
President and CEO, African American Chamber of Western Pennsylvania

Dr. Cynthia Zurchin
Principal, Pittsburgh Schaeffer Primary, Pittsburgh Public Schools