Dr. Ryan T. Hartwig is Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of Vanguard University. Dr. Previously, he served as the dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of Communication at Colorado Christian University. He was a coauthor of his most recent book, The Resilience Factor: A Step-by-Step Guide to Catalyze an Unbreakable Team, available online at Cokesbury and Amazon.

Dr. Warren Bird is Senior Vice President of Research and Equipping at the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, former Research Director at Leadership Network, and the author or co-author of over 30 books.