Testimonial

The core values gave me a foundation to create and build a ministry beyond anything I could’ve imagined. Accountability and balance were anchors for me in establishing healthy outcomes for both my life and ministry.

Carlos NicasioSan Diego 2008

Trainers

  • Trainer

    Gerald Bell

    Instructs
    Resource Networking
    Education
    Masters
    Profession
    Communications Director, DeVos Urban Leadership
    Practitioner
    Public Speaker, Life Coach, Executives Mentor
    DVULI Affiliation
    2003 Kansas City City Coordinator; Staff; Coach; Liaison
  • Trainer

    Oscar Benavides

    Instructs
    Systems Thinking
    Education
    MDiv
    Profession
    CEO Chair/Coach, Vistage World Wide
    Practitioner
    Executive Coach, Trainer, Speaker
    DVULI Affiliation
    2009 Dallas Participant/City Coordinator; 2011 Washington, DC Coach
  • Trainer

    Marguerite Rivera Bermann

    Instructs
    Scenario Planning
    Education
    MDiv, MBA
    Profession
    Community Engagement Director-Michigan, Libre Initiative
    Practitioner
    Director, Mentor, Pastor, Non-Profit Management
    DVULI Affiliation
    1998 Grand Rapids Participant
  • Trainer

    Myron Bernard

    Instructs
    Systems Thinking
    Education
    Masters
    Profession
    Training and Leadership Development Specialist, Youth For Christ USA
    Practitioner
    Speaker, Trainer, Development Officer
    DVULI Affiliation
    2011 Seattle-Tacoma Participant
  • Trainer

    Bridgette Bowman

    Instructs
    Resource Networking
    Education
    BS, JD
    Profession
    Director of Education and Care: Refugee Empowerment Program
    Practitioner
    Non-Profit Strategist, Public Speaker, Community Advocate, Mentor, Resource Developer
    DVULI Affiliation
    2013 Memphis Participant/City Coordinator
  • Trainer

    Liza Cagua-Koo

    Instructs
    Systems Thinking
    Education
    BA
    Profession
    Assistant Director of the Emmanuel Gospel Center
    Practitioner
    Urban Ministry & Partnership Developer, Leader Coach, Systems Thinking Practitioner, Life-long Learner
    DVULI Affiliation
    2006 Boston Participant
  • Trainer

    Ron Carter

    Instructs
    Personal and Ministry Assessment, Core Values
    Education
    BS, MEd, MDiv
    Profession
    Director of Training and Resources, DeVos Urban Leadership
    Practitioner
    Bible Instructor, Public Speaker, Church Minister
    DVULI Affiliation
    1999 Birmingham Participant; Staff; Coach; Liaison
  • Trainer

    Marvin Daniels

    Instructs
    Scenario Planning
    Education
    Masters, M.Ed
    Profession
    Executive Director, The Hope Center of Kansas City
    Practitioner
    Public Speaker, Seminar Facilitator, Senior Leadership Trainer
    DVULI Affiliation
    2002 Chicago Participant/City Coordinator
  • Trainer

    Jeremy Del Rio

    Instructs
    Systems Thinking
    Education
    BA, JD
    Profession
    Executive Director, Thrive Collective
    Practitioner
    Professor, Consultant
    DVULI Affiliation
    2010 New York City Participant/City Coordinator
  • Trainer

    Kim Kossie-McKee

    Instructs
    Personal & Ministry Assessment
    Education
    Double BS
    Profession
    Ministry Trainer
    Practitioner
    Sr. Pastor and Community Relations Manager
    DVULI Affiliation
    2005 Houston Participant
  • Trainer

    Domingo Mota

    Instructs
    Community Youth Development
    Education
    AA, BA
    Profession
    Director of Mentoring Initiatives for Stars, Pasadena, CA
    Practitioner
    Pastor, Trainer/Facilitator, Coach, Mentor, Motivational Speaker
    DVULI Affiliation
    2005 Los Angeles Participant
  • Trainer

    Peter O’Donnell

    Instructs
    Systems Thinking
    Education
    BA, MA
    Profession
    Founder/President of Healthy Futures Inc., Founder/Senior Coach at a2a.life
    Practitioner
    Leadership and Organizational Development Consultant, Executive Coach, Facilitator, Writer
    DVULI Affiliation
    Curriculum Design
  • Trainer

    Antoine Richardson

    Instructs
    Scenario Planning
    Education
    AA, Pharm.D.
    Profession
    President, Carver Baptist Bible College, Institute & Theological Seminary
    Practitioner
    Youth Pastor, Professor, Public Speaker, Counselor, Administrator
    DVULI Affiliation
    2008 Kansas City Participant
  • Trainer

    Virginia Ward

    Instructs
    Personal and Ministry Assessment, Community Youth Development
    Education
    MA, DMin
    Profession
    Dean of Boston Campus and Executive Director of Northeast Region, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Associate Pastor, Abundant Life Church
    Practitioner
    Youth Pastor, Motivational Speaker, Youth Advocate, Certified Trainer, Worship Leader, Professor, Mentor
    DVULI Affiliation
    1998 Boston Participant/City Coordinator