Qualifications          Consultant, Public Speaker, Educator, Musician

 

Education                Lancaster Bible College | Lancaster, PA

                                 Master’s in Ministry: Leadership Studies | 2016

 

                                 Morgan State University | Baltimore, MD

                                 Master of Arts in Music | 2001

                                 Concentration in African American Studies 

 

                                 Western Maryland College | Westminster, MD

                                 Bachelor of Arts in Music General | 1993

 

Professional Experience

VIP Leadership Consulting | New Market, MD

Owner | 2016 - Present

            Providing vision, process and implementation for organizations, with an emphasis on religious communities: Vision casting, conflict resolution, leadership training, and creating change for the future.

 

Messiah College | Mechanicsburg, PA

Director, United Voices of Praise | 2016 – Present

            Performance ensemble of over 40 students and a four-piece band.

 

St. John Baptist Church | Columbia, MD

Minister of Music | 2010 - January 2019

            Organize and maintain the Sacred & Creative Arts Ministry including directing choirs, leading praise teams, scheduling rehearsals, reserving rehearsal space, maintaining a $200k budget, supervising music, IT, sound technicians, dance and drama ministry.

 

Western Maryland/McDaniel College | Westminster, MD

Lecturer of Music | 1994-2013  

            Performance gospel choir, History of Gospel Choir, History of Gospel Music, History of Rock and Roll, Jazz Fundamentals, Jazz Piano Group Class, The Art of Great Songs, Guest Artist Performances with a variety of notable musicians.

 

Gerstell Academy | Finksburg, MD 

Music Director | 2003-2011

            Designed and implemented the music curriculum of this leadership focused private school.

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