CEO Dialogues for ECFA-Accredited Ministries Only

The CEO Dialogues program is currently not accepting applications

The 2015 CEO Dialogues will be offered in Dallas, Colorado Springs, West Covina (CA), Chicago, and Newtown Square (PA). CEO Dialogues are limited to just 25 leaders! Participation is open to CEOs, presidents, and executive directors of ECFA-Accredited nonprofit ministries.

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THE QUESTION: Where does a CEO go to ask the really hard questions…get the really straight answers…from people who really understand what you’re going through?

THE ANSWER: The CEO attends a CEO Dialogue. Join your colleagues for a unique off-the-record dialogue for ministry CEOs.

  • NETWORK, interact and learn from your peers.
  • FOCUS on your specific needs with our tailor-made customized dialogue format.
  • DEVELOP creative partnerships and strategic alliances with CEOs in like-minded ministries.
  • RECEIVE encouragement and mentoring from our hosts—experienced CEOs who understand your challenges.
  • INVEST in yourself at a CEO Dialogue and we’ll help you build: Greater Competence, Increased Confidence, Biblical Character and Meaningful Connections.

CEO Dialogues Program Director and Facilitator

Ed Morgan

Ed Morgan

Ed Morgan has been President and CEO of The Bowery Mission and Kids With A Promise since 1993, and has been instrumental in leading the 133 year old organization to a renaissance in reputation, program effectiveness and income. Under his leadership those ministries and their parent organization Christian Herald Association have reorganized, focused on an outcomes-based purpose statement, and built three of the City's most effective homelessness recovery programs--including one that partners with the City of New York and one that is Manhattan's only faith-based residential recovery program for women. The ministries have also tripled their income in the last ten years, raised visibility and established high profile events such as an annual Valentine Gala. Prior to his current post, Ed had a 20 year career with General Electric in Washington, New York, Fairfield and Stamford, CT, where he was in charge of communications for several of GE's top officers, won several management awards and founded an award winning customer magazine.


Jerry White

Jerry White

Jerry White, international president emeritus of The Navigators, is a popular speaker at conferences and churches. He received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington and a PhD in Astronautics from Purdue University. Dr. White served as a mission controller at Cape Canaveral, taught at the United States Air Force Academy, and retired from the Air Force in 1997 as a major general. He has co-authored a nationally recognized textbook on Astrodynamics, as well as Making Peace with Reality: Ordering Your Life In A Chaotic World. His most recent books are The Joseph Road and Rules to Live By.


Dan Bolin

John Pearson

John Pearson, a management and board governance consultant, is the president of John Pearson Associates, Inc., San Clemente, Calif. He served 30 years as a nonprofit ministry CEO, including 25 years as the president/CEO of three associations: Willow Creek Association, Christian Management Association (CLA) and Christian Camp and Conference Association. He is the author of Mastering the Management Buckets: 20 Critical Competencies for Leading Your Business or Nonprofit and is the editor and publisher of Your Weekly Staff Meeting eNews. John has consulted with and/or facilitated governance training sessions for more than 100 ministries and churches.


Dan Bolin

George R. Grange II

Chip Grange is co-founder of Gammon & Grange, P.C. He has nearly 4 decades of experience providing counsel to entrepreneurial ventures, businesses, nonprofit organizations, religious ministries, and churches. He served on the boards of the Christian Legal Society, Christian Leadership Alliance, and ECFA. He is also a founding board member of CEO Dialogues, Inc., a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and is listed in Who's Who of American Lawyers. He and his firm organized a separate nonprofit charity, Good Samaritan Advocates, to provide free Christian legal aid through church-based clinics.


Dan Bolin

Cameron Doolittle

Cameron is the senior program director for The Maclellan Foundation and has a passion to develop the Global Generosity Initiative. Previously Cameron oversaw the launching and operations of Jill’s House from 2010 – 2015. Under his leadership, Jill’s House grew to more than 100 staff serving more than 500 families with a budget of more than $5 million annually. Cameron won a 2014 Praxis social entrepreneurship prize for Jill's House's pioneering, entrepreneurial approach. Prior to launching Jill’s House, he led a turnaround of the Operations practice at a management consulting firm and successfully launched two business units serving finance and legal executives. He earned his JD/MBA at the University of California, Berkeley, and his BA at Stanford University. He has served on the Board of Every Generation Ministries, and serves on the vestry of Restoration Anglican Church, and MOPS International where he chairs the Finance Committee.

ECFA Accredited Organizations    


Your application will be processed promptly and you will be contacted via email.

First Name
  Last Name
  Additional Email
Number of years in position
  Do you report directly to your organization’s board as the most senior staff member?
Type of organization
  Are you an ECFA accredited organization?

Due to limited availability of 25 participants per event, please choose your city of preference and identify any other backup preferences. We will make every effort to accommodate your first choice. You will be notified by email once your application has been approved and city identified. This application will not commit you to a particular city until you have accepted an approval notice.