Meet Real-World Leaders Face-to-Face
Raising Up the Next Generation of Global Servant-Leaders
Christopher D. Lucey. Founder and President of the International Christian Leadership Institute, an incubator to emerging leaders and International organizations. Through ICLI Mr. Lucey advises Christian leaders in areas of ministry, business, policy, higher education, and media. He is an adjunct professor at Hope International University and directs graduate courses in International Development, Leadership and Management with a curriculum based on Servant Leadership. He, with Dr. Frank Eiklor, co-authored the book, Pauline Pattern of Servant-Leadership. Mr. Lucey will speak on God's definition of true leadership and who is called to lead. He will explain his vision to collaborate with universities and businesses in raising up the next generation of global servant-leaders.
Bruce E. Winston, Ph.D. serves as both Dean and Associate Professor of Leadership at Regent University's School of Global Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Dr. Winston teaches, trains and consults in the areas of leadership and organizational development as well as university administration and strategic foresight. In addition, he has 13 years of experience leading organizations in the commercial printing industry and 15 years of experience leading academic units at Regent University. Dr. Winston has lectured and consulted in the United States as well as Canada, Europe, and South Africa. He also speaks and teaches in other areas including communication, quality improvement and marketing.
William G. Clotworthy spend over 40 years in the advertising and broadcasting business where he worked with such entertainment icons as Groucho Marx, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Jack Webb, and Johnny Carson. He spent six unforgettable years with General Electric Theatre and it's host, Ronald Reagan, and twelve more unforgettable years as Doctor No!, the network censor for Saturday Night Live. In retirement, Mr. Clotworthy has taken on the second life as chronicler of sites commemorating American Presidents. He has written several books on the topics. Most recently, is a book In the Footsteps of George Washington, a biographical itinerary of the Father of our Country and the subject for this forum.
Mr. Nahra joined the staff of the Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic (SACLANT) in 1968 and held several positions. He retired in May 2003 as Director of Programs and Research and was responsible for management of high-level studies related to force structure, shipping, resource allocation, technological and logistical considerations, and fleet exercises. He also coordinated the programs of large symposiums at the ministerial level and provided briefings to political and governmental authorities. He was an advisor to fourteen Supreme Allied Commanders, Atlantic and received the NATO Meritorious Service Medal. Prior to SACLANT, he was employed at Autonetics, Division of North American Aviation (1963-1966) and U.S. Guided Missiles School (1966-1968) as an Inertial Navigation Systems analyst and as an Adjunct Professor in Mathematics at Old Dominion University. He was born in Lebanon and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. Currently, he serves as President of the World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads, Norfolk Sister Cities Association and many other organizations too numerous to mention.
Jesse's diverse career experiences of over thirty years in the Consumer Electronics industry inspired him to build a consulting firm that provides Leadership and Extreme Customer Satisfaction consulting. In addition to working within the private sector in various leadership positions at RCA Corporation and Panasonic Company, he has assisted government and educational institutions by providing them with focused training solutions.
Jesse served as Director, Panasonic Customer Call Center from 1997 until his retirement in 2005.
As of January 1, 2006, Jesse accepted the position of Director, Chesapeake Division, of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
Believing so strongly in "giving back to the community", he has served on various community and statewide organization's, boards, and commissions in New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia.
Mr. Morse joined the Army in 1957 after attending community college for two years. After his service years, he went on to graduate from college and establish a career. While in the service, he met and married his wife of 50 years. Mr. Morse has been a city manager, director of finance, and city planner. As well as being a real estate developer, venture capitalist, and bank founder, Mr. Morse has served as a member of the board of directors for many companies, both start ups and publicly held. He is now an independent land development consultant and venture investor. Mr. Morse is currently working with CBN and is responsible for the development of 500 acres of land that encompasses an area near CBN and Regent University in both cities of Virginia Beach and Chesapeake.
Mr. Guerra was born in Havana, Cuba, and came to the USA at the age of ten, leaving behind his mother and brother. He was later reunited with his family in Boston, Massachusetts, where he attended public schools. Mr. Guerra attended The Franklin Institute of Boston and Northeastern University.
Mr. Guerra began pioneering work at Jefferson Labs as a Mechanical Engineer, designing and fabricating superconducting cryogenic equipment and systems. After his employment at Jefferson Labs, Mr. Guerra founded the Kelvin International Corporation (KIC), internationally known for cryogenic equipment (ultra low temperatures).
Mr. Guerra is the father of eight children, including two Hokies, two Monarchs, one VCU Ram and an Airborne Soldier. His activities in the community include:
- Knights of Columbus Grand Knight (past)
- Director of the Hampton Roads Cryogenic Society (past)
- CCHD Grant advisory Board Member for the Richmond Diocese
- Hispanic Ministry Board of Advisors for OLMC Catholic Church
- Finance Council for OLMC
- Executive Board of the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
- President of the Hampton Roads Hispanic Chamber of Commerce