MICHAEL SMITH

Michael is the director of “New Normal Coaching.” He is a passionate communicator and visionary leader. Michael is a certified coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation, a Level Three certified coach with the Assemblies of God, and a certified coach with The Institute for Spiritual Leadership.

Currently, Michael serves as the Small Groups and Assimilation Pastor at Calvary Church in Naperville, IL and was ordained with the Assemblies of God in 1997.

(614) 377-3000 | msmith@calvarynaperville.org

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CHRYSTAL HANSEN

Chrystal Hansen is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and has served in ministry with her husband at Living Water Community Church in Bolingbrook since 1992, most recently as the Development and Operations Pastor. Chrystal is currently an elected school board member in the Valley View School District serving the Bolingbrook and Romeoville communities. She is also an author and motivational speaker. Chrystal received her BA in Applied Sociology and Political Science from Lewis University and her coaching certification through Coach Approach Ministries. She is currently pursuing ACC certification with the International Federation of Coaches.

630-803-5367 | chrystal.hansen@lwccil.org

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KEN HANSEN

Ken Hansen has been the Lead Pastor of Living Water Community Church in Bolingbrook since 1992. During that time he has led the church through building programs, including a campus relocation and five capital campaigns as the church has grown through the years. Ken has a Masters degree from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary and has received his coaching certification through Coach Approach Ministries. He is currently pursuing ACC certification with the International Federation of Coaches.

630-803-5367 | khansen@lifechurchag.com

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MICHAEL TREVINO

Michael Trevino is a Certified Christian Leadership Coach (CCLC) and the founding director ofPerspective Leadership Group, serving business and ministry leaders through coaching. He also serves as the Leadership and Organization Development Director at More Than S.A.T. Previous leadership roles include staff pastoring at Northwest Assembly of God, serving as the Illinois Youth Alive Director with Illinois District Council Assemblies of God, and serving as the Next Generation Group Life Leader of Student Ministries at Willow Creek Community Church, North Shore Campus.

Michael holds a BPS in Organizational Leadership from Roosevelt University. He is concurrently pursuing an MA in Organizational Development, an Executive Coaching Certificate (both from Roosevelt University), and an ACC (Associate Certified Coach) with the International Coaching Federation. He is a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God and lives with his wife and their three boys in the Chicagoland area.

847-420-5674 | trevinomichael@mac.com | www.perspectiveleadershipgroup.com

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GREG WHITE

Greg and his wife Nancy pastor in Canton, Illinois. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Pastoral Ministry and Bible from Central Bible college and has over 30 years of ministry experience. His coaching is directed by the foundational belief that God has put within each person the creativity and ability to fulfill His call in their lives. Greg is a certified coach and trainer with the John Maxwell Team.

217-825-9107 | gregwhite76@gmail.com

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BRIAN WOOD

Brian Wood is a Certified Christian Leadership Coach (CCLC) with Coach Approach Ministries who specializes in coaching Pastors and Leaders for enhanced effectiveness in ministry, marriage and self-management. He has experience as a pastor, both lead and staff, has served as a church planter and revitalizer, and has extensive experience in small group leadership and marriage enrichment.  Brian and his wife, Kimberly, are nearing 30 years of marriage and have four children.  They live in Palatine, Illinois, where he is the Executive Pastor of Northwest Assembly of God in Mount Prospect, IL and leads their Palatine campus.

815-343-5790 | bwood710@me.com

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JULIE MARKESE

Julie serves as Department Director of Church Coaching and the Thrive Church Network for the Illinois Assemblies of God, focusing on coaching pastors and teams in strategic planning and systems development. An ordained minister, she is passionate about helping people tap into their potential and reach their goals.

Julie holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership and is an ACC accredited coach with the International Coach Federation, a Certified Christian Leadership Coach with Coach Approach Ministries, and an AG Proficient Coach Level 3 with the Assemblies of God.  She is also a trainer for Coach Approach Ministries.

217-710-1284 | jmarkese@idcag.org

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BARRY COPELAND

Barry is the Network Director of New Life Media which has 18 thriving Christian Music Radio Stations in the Midwest and has over 30 years experience in management, marketing, advertising, and fundraising. He loves helping people and organizations discover their passions, visions, and goals and the paths that allow them to become reality. Barry has a BA in Communications from Evangel University and an MA in Biblical Literature from AG Theological Seminary. He is a certified Chi Alpha Coach through Coach Approach Ministries.

217-710-1279 | bcopeland@idcag.org

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