Transforming Your City Conference

The Transforming Your City Day Conference

The Conference itself is a fast-paced and informative experience with expert Leadership Training sessions with Dr. Dave Robinson to set the pace and direction for Transforming Your City, as well as Keynote Speakers who bring their own expertise to the topic.  Special meet’n’greet segments ensure your access to these leaders along the way.  The Conference also features Business, Government and Education Leadership, composted of local leaders who share their own experience and successes in Marketplace Ministry.


Leadership Coach Dr. Dave Robinson

Dr. Dave Robinson travels the globe 250+ days each year training and equipping leaders for their work in Marketplace Ministry. His popular Radio Program, Transforming Your City airs locally Saturdays, from 1pm-2pm, on the AM 1510 WMEL flagship of the “Talk to Me Radio Network“. He was well-received as a keynote speaker, in May 2017, to a sold-out audience at the Space Coast Prayer Breakfast event, and hosted the area’s Transforming Your City Day Conference on the campus of Christian Care Ministry in Melbourne Florida.

 


Keynote Speakers

Keynote speakers for the Melbourne FL conference include:

Sheriff Wayne Ivey – Popular Sheriff and strong advocate of Marketplace Ministry. He was the well-received keynote speaker at the 2017 Space Coast Prayer Breakfast event in Melbourne Florida.  Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.  Sheriff Ivey firmly believes that Crime Prevention and Education are vital to reduce our crime rate and protect our community.

 


Dr. John ReinholdDr. John Reinhold – Founder and Past President (Retired) of Christian Care Ministry.  Dr. Reinhold started Christian Care Ministry and, today, through its Medi-Share program, it serves more than 300,000 members, with more than $2 billion dollars in medical bills have been shared and discounted.  Dr. Reinhold is also the President Emeritus of the American Evangelistic Association, an ordaining, licensing and chartering body that was founded in 1954 and today serves ministries globally.

 


Dr. Dave Weldon

Dr. Dave Weldon – 7-term former Congressman to the U.S. House of Representatives for the Brevard County area, a popular Medical Doctor and a Professor, with the BioMedical Engineering faculty, at the Florida Institute of Technology. In addition to his roles in medicine, medical research and government affairs, Dr. Weldon also is a sought-after Consultant and member of numerous boards.



 


Dr. Ed Connatser – Executive Vice President and Dean of Academics at the Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary International of Ridgley MD. An experienced educator, he presides over the College’s 40-year heritage – and future of its nearly 800 students currently enrolled globally.



 


Leadership Panel Moderator

Rob Medina

Rob Medina currently serves as the Director of Community & Military Relations for U.S. Congressman Bill Posey.  Rob’s background includes work with the Board of County Commissioners and he is a veteran who is extremely proud of his honorable service in the United States Marine Corps.  Rob Medina leads and moderates the Transforming Your City Day Leadership panels of Business, Government and Education leaders at the Conference.

 


Gates of Influence: Government Leadership Panel

Sheriff Wayne Ivey – Popular Sheriff and strong advocate of Marketplace Ministry. He was the well-received keynote speaker at the 2017 Space Coast Prayer Breakfast event in Melbourne Florida.  Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.  Sheriff Ivey firmly believes that Crime Prevention and Education are vital to reduce our crime rate and protect our community.

 


Carol Wheatley

Power in the Workplace CEO Carol Wheatley is an Organization Development and Grant Consultant with 30+ years of grant and proposal writing experience, with awards in excess of $120 million from the Department of Defense, Department of Labor, Department of Health & Human Services, Department of Commerce, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, among others.  She specializes in development of workplace training programs on government compliance regulations.

 


Commissioner Jim Barfield

Brevard County Commissioner (District 2) Jim Barfield was elected to the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners in November 2014 and served as Chairman from November 2015 to November 2016.  Professionally, Jim is President & CEO of Luke & Associates, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida. Luke & Associates provides medical personnel for military medical treatment facilities worldwide in non-combat zones.

 


Former Commissioner Helen Voltz

Former Brevard County Commissioner Helen Voltz has been a resident of Brevard County for over 35 years.  She served as Commissioner for Brevard County’s 3rd District from 2004-2008. Her past public service also includes four years as Commissioner for District 5 (1996-2000) and three years on the Palm Bay City Council (1990-1993).



 


Gates of Influence: Business Leadership Panel

Dr. John ReinholdDr. John Reinhold – Founder and Past President (Retired) of Christian Care Ministry.  Dr. Reinhold started Christian Care Ministry and, today, through its Medi-Share program, it serves more than 300,000 members, with more than $2 billion dollars in medical bills have been shared and discounted.  Dr. Reinhold is also the President Emeritus of the American Evangelistic Association, an ordaining, licensing and chartering body that was founded in 1954 and today serves ministries globally.

 


Jerry LawrenceJerry Lawrence – VP of Finance for Christian Care Ministry Inc. Jerry has served for 14+ years at Christian Care and today the Ministry has grown to serve more than 300,000 members, with more than $2 billion dollars in medical bills having been shared and discounted. Jerry also serves as Bishop and Pastor of Community Gospel Truth Church – a thriving ministry in West Melbourne Florida. He is also co-owner of MC-Graphic Signs LLC, which specializes in large format trade show displays, graphic printing and custom sign fabrication.

 


Beth CourtneyBeth Courtney – Financial Advisor and Senior Partner of the Courtney & Braswell Financial Group. She has over two decades of combined experience in the financial services industry. Beth is an active member of Church at Viera, leading a women’s bible study group, and serving in various ministries.  For nearly a decade, she has facilitated Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes.



 


Dave BryanDave Bryan – Dave is a Certified Master Pilates Instructor with over 20 years of experience. Dave has worked with Reese Witherspoon, Jodie Foster, Barry Gordy, Monica Seles, Leonardo Dicaprio, the Washington Nationals Baseball Team, and many more.  He owns and operates Pilates On Fifth. Dave is also Youth Pastor at Truth Revealed Ministries in Palm Bay and also an accomplished Rapper, Motivational Speaker/Enthusiast under his banner, KD3 Music. KD3 Music is an Explosive Evangelistical Music Group desiring to establish Hope for the Hopeless.

 


Gates of Influence: Education Leadership Panel

Dr. Ed Connatser – Executive Vice President and Dean of Academics at the Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary International of Ridgley MD. An experienced educator, he presides over the College’s 40-year heritage – and future of its nearly 800 students currently enrolled globally.



 


Loretta Dozier

Loretta Dozier -Founder of Dove Bible Club Inc., in January 2008, as an after school club that teaches character education using the Holy Bible. Meetings are held on a monthly basis on each school campus. Loretta Dozier graduated from Mission Bible College serves as the Minister of Education at The Mission Church. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Florida State University. Loretta is a licensed Speech Language Pathologist with Brevard Public Schools for 22 years.

 


Dr. Dean Spitzer

Dr. Dean Spitzer is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading authorities on performance measurement, performance management, and organizational motivation systems.  Dr. Spitzer was for many years a senior researcher and performance measurement thought-leader at IBM Corporation and held leadership positions with several other Fortune 100 companies.  He is also a consultant to Andrew Wommack Ministries and a visiting lecturer at Charis Bible College.Dr. Spitzer earned his Ph.D. degree from the University of Southern California and his M.A. from Northwestern University and pursued both undergraduate and graduate studies at the London School of Economics.


Dr. Dave Bradford

Dr. David Bradford is a teacher and educator and has been for over 47 years. He is currently Adjunct Professor of Public Administration and History with Barry University’s Melbourne/Cape Canaveral campuses. He has taught in the Brevard community at the elementary, secondary, college, and university levels for over 20 years and currently serves as the Vice President for Education, Tapestry Christian College & Academy.

 


Transforming Your City Moderator

Carol Wheatley

Carol Drake Wheatley is the driving force behind Power in the Workplace – a community-centric training organization widely recognized for its numerous regional outreaches: the annual Space Coast Prayer Breakfast event; Threefold Chaplaincy training; and the Space Coast Prayer Team.  Carol is an Ordained Minister, Crisis Response Chaplain, and an Ordained Senior Chaplain. Power in the Workplace is an affiliated ministry through Andrew Wommack Ministries and is a member of their Association of Related Ministries International, as well as Network Ekklesia International, the American Evangelistic Association, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team, and the International Fellowship of Chaplains.