The Center for Leadership offers a variety of dynamic speakers and musicians to make your conference or event a memorable experience. Get started by:
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Dr. Mark Foley
Dr. Joe Savage
| Dr. Mark Foley has led the move to intentionally integrate learning, faith, and leadership in all areas of university life, resulting in unprecedented growth and significant expansion of influence. He has recently directed the unviersity's ambition to revitalize the spiritual and cultural restoration of the nation as well. Dr. Foley is available to speak about the following topics:
For more information about Dr. Foley, click here.
- Cultivating a Christian Worldview
- The Christian's Role in American Culture
- Christ-Centered Leadership
To read his work, click here.
Mr. Nikeland Nichols
Dr. Joe Savage is a compelling author, motivational speaker, minister, evangelist, and humanitarian. He has personally spoken to more than 1,800 audiences, ranging from inner-city youth to corporate events for Aflac, NASA, Diebold Corporation, Alive Festival, and others.
Dr Savage is available to speak about the following topics:
- God in the History of America
- Leadership that Works in Any Setting
- Maximizing Your Effectiveness to Get Results
- Get Motivated! You Really Can Do It!
- Success Redefined: The Story of the Infected Foot Guy
- Success Through Overcoming: The Story of the Funny Talking Kid
- Success Through Courage: The Story of a Private Named Martin
- The 6 Secrets of Those Who Changed the World
- Living Above the Line: 4 Steps toward Getting the Success You Desire
- A Nation in Crisis: What Can the Church Do?
For more information about Dr. Savage, click here.
To check his availability or schedule an event, click here.
What Others Are Saying About Joe Savage
"Great motivation -- thank you!"
"Thank you for the timely and much needed words of encouragement, vision, and challenge." "That was the best presentation on the subject ever."
"Best leadership training I’ve attended! Great motivation! This made a difference in my life!
Dr. Faron Hollinger
Mr. Nikeland Nichols is an active community leader and mentor for hundreds of youth and young adults, primarily in low-income areas. He serves as Director of RamKids and Music in action programs, which seek to develp elementary and high school students in Prichard, Alabama into catalytic leaders with Godly character.
Mr. Nichols is available to speak about the following topics:
- Leadership in Urban Issues
- Character Development in Youth & Young Adults
- Motivating Community Change
- Parenting Skills
- Plight of Urban Youth
- Youth in the Judicial System
- Youth and Popular Culture
- Academic Literacy in Urban Youth
- Understanding Adolescence, Standards, Values, and Goal Setting
- Bullying: Effects and Solutions
- Building Healthy Relationships
- Music, Culture, and Worship
For more information about Nikeland, click here.
Ms. Amy Wright
Dr. Faron Hollinger is currently President and CEO of Akribos Consulting Group. He earned state and national recognition for his service in the public schools of Alabama through various leadership positions for more than three decades, including Superintendent of Education for two Alabama school districts.
Dr. Hollinger is available to speak about the following topics:
- Five-Star Leadership for Defining Moments
- Lessons in Leadership from my Rear-View Mirror
- Perseverance and Progress
- Confessions of a Recovering School Superintendent
What Others Are Saying About Faron Hollinger
"A lot of food for thought and self-reflection. Also provided affirmation of the characteristics I value."
"Wonderful food for thought!"
"Very insightful presentation!"
"I gained a tremendous wealth of information that I will continue to use in my multiple roles and services within the community."
Mr. Quin Hillyer
Ms. Amy Wright is a 21-year-old author, blogger, non-profit manager, student, and traveler who is passionate about developing leadership and instilling hope in others. Her audiences have included all ages, from children to senior adults, in the United States and more than 20 countries around the globe. Her young perspective has proven to be a unique asset both on and off the stage, capturing the attention of young and old alike.
Ms. Wright is available to speak about topics including,
- Young But Remarkable: Making a Difference Before You 'Grow Up'
- Faith in the Workplace: How It's Possible and Why It Matters
- Mentoring Millennials
- Building Cross-Cultural Relationships
- Excellence as a Young Professional
- Writing Workshops
For more information about Ms. Wright, click here
or visit her website.
To read her blog, click here.
What Others Are Saying About Amy Wright
"Amy is never satisfied with easy answers and slogans. She seeks to understand the crisis of our culture not at the level of symptoms, but at its source. While the roots are philosophical and theological, the solutions are political and cultural. Amy is always looking to act."
- Dr. Douglas Mitchell, Honors Program Director, University of Mobile
"Amy Wright is a powerhouse. She speaks with a passionate intensity born of conviction and tempered with thought."
"Amy has a rare combination of gifts: theological and philosophical insight wedded to business acumen and practical leadership skills. Such is precisely the combination needed in today’s Christian organizations."
"Amy Wright is an exciting and engaging presenter, who through sharing examples of personal ministry experiences invites listeners to step out on faith and trust God to provide all that is needed to share the love of Jesus with others. Not only does her jovial personality come through in each presentation, but also her vast knowledge and array of experience."
- Mike Jones, Pastor, New South Wales, Australia
Dr. Doug Wilson
|Mr. Quin Hillyer is
a Senior Fellow for the Center for Individual Freedom, a Senior Editor for the American Spectator magazine, and a Writer-in-Residence at t he University of Mobile. He has won mainstream awards for journalistic excellence at the local, state, regional, and national levels. He has been published professionally in well over 50 publications and has appeared dozens of times as a television analyst and as a guest many hundreds of times on national and local radio shows.
Mr. Hillyer is available to speak about the following topics:
- Religious Liberty
- The Fight Against Voter Fraud
- The Federal Budget
For more information about Mr. Hillyer, click here.
To read his weekly column on Current Events & American Culture, click here.
Mr. Neal Ledbetter
Dr. Wilson is the Dean of the University of Mobile School of Christian Ministries. He holds extensive experience in church ministry, including pastoral, worship, and teaching roles; and international service projects. His expertise in the Old Testament and application of Biblical truth inspires people around the world to commit their lives to the Truth that transforms lives - Jesus Christ.
Dr. Wilson is available to speak about "The Great Commission Mandate," in addition to various topics of Biblical teaching.
To check his availability or schedule an event, please click here.
Neal Ledbetter is the director of University of Mobile Campus Life. He holds a Master's degree in Missions, Evangelism, and Church growth, in addition to many years of experience in discipling young adults.
Neal is available to speak about "The iY Generation."
To check his availability or schedule an event, click here.
IMPACT is a mixed vocal ensemble and band that performs contemporary praise and worship music. IMPACT takes the most current sounds of the worship realm to chuch stages across America.
Mr. Jason Breland, Director
Voices of Mobile
RamCorps is an auditioned, elite 25-member instrumental ensemble employing trumpets, mellophones, trombones, baritone horn, contras, and a drum-line on to stages in schools and churches alike across the southeast. RamCorps combines high-impact brass and percussion performance of a variety of styles with choreographed movement.
Mr. Kenn Hughes, Director
VOICES of Mobile is a highly versatile, auditioned vocal ensemble consisting of 15 singers. While VOICES focuses on Contemporary Christian music, it also presents music of traditional genres. VOICES maintains a highly visible and consistent performing schedule, having performed in the White House, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, and extensively throughout the United States and abroad. Great emphasis is placed on the mission statement, "Honor Him with our Lives, Praise Him with our Voices."
Dr. Roger Breland, Producer
Dr. Alan Miller, Director
Mr. Andrew Goodwin, Assistant Director