We have brought together a diverse slate of speakers with experience in business, ministry, academia, and the non-profit sector. Their unique perspective and experience offers a variety of approaches to affecting cultural change.
Dennis Peacocke is the Founder and President of GoStrategic, a non-profit organization dedicated to demonstrating the relevance of Christianity to every area of contemporary life. He is also the Founder of the global strategy group, The Statesmen Project. Dennis has carried a passion for social justice and true spirituality since his college days at UC Berkeley in the 1960s. As a political theory major and former research economist, political-economic issues have carried his interest for more than fifty years. He is a compelling international speaker, overseer of international church networks, member of numerous leadership councils, martial arts instructor, and former business owner. Dennis has recorded numerous audio and video presentations and is the author of four books: On the Destiny of Nations, Winning the Battle for the Minds of Men, Doing Business God’s Way, and The Emperor Has No Clothes. He and his wife and ministry partner, Jan, reside in Santa Rosa, California and have three adult children and twelve grandchildren.
Gerald R. Chester, PhD is president of Strategies@Work, LLC, a management consulting firm focused on helping organizations achieve excellent performance through the implementation of biblical values and principles. Dr. Chester is author of the book, Beyond Babel, and writes a monthly newsletter on topics pertaining to the application of biblical principles in the workplace. Since 1987, he has provided advisory services to over 60 companies and organizations. He holds a PhD. in physics from the University of Texas. Gerald resides in Texas with his wife, Carol. www.strategieswork.com
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Ken Negvesky works with GoStrategic as the Director of Facilitation for the School of Business Leadership. He also leads several prayer teams for GoStrategic and the Peacockes, The Bridge International, and Kingdom Ministries USA. After attending the University of Scranton and Northpoint Bible College, Ken pastored in the Assemblies of God in NJ and PA before moving to Freeville, NY where he served for 36 years as pastor/elder at Covenant Love Community Church. Ken is part of the leadership team of Living Light Christian Church in Racine, WI, where he lives with his wife, Faith, Director of Facilitation for GoStrategic’s School of Strategic Living. Ken and Faith have three adult children and six grandchildren.
Katherine Gallagher began her speaking career in her teens, beginning with abstinence-based sex education in schools. With a passion for truth and for people, she has continued to speak on such topics as relationships, marriage, worldview, leadership, and personal growth from a core level. She is the current Executive Director of GoStrategic, a small business owner, and also works with several local non-profits as a consultant and advisor. She is an author and has made numerous radio and television appearances. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Azusa Pacific University and resides in Santa Rosa, California with her husband and 2 children.
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