We Deliver Specialized Training for Christian Entrepreneurs
Kingdom Business University provides specialized, Biblically-based entrepreneurship training in critical business disciplines, focusing on specific subjects that are necessary for your personal and professional success. All of our instructors are either successful entrepreneurs, subject matter experts, or recognized business leaders in their respective industries.
Paul Wilson Jr., President
Paul Wilson, Jr., M.S., is a "Dream Catalyst" and Marketplace Pastor for leaders and entrepreneurs. He equips leaders with creative, faith-based strategies to flourish spiritually and professionally, while operating from several multi-media platforms, including TV show host, inspirational speaker, and stimulating writer. He is the author of the life purpose igniter Dream B.I.G. in 3D: How to Pursue a Bold, Innovative God-Inspired Life! He is also the host of Passion in Action, a motivational and educational faith-based Internet TV show for social entrepreneurs, business leaders, and community change agents. Teaching specialties include purpose development, marketplace ministry, leadership development, and social entrepreneurship.
LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Dr. Perry L. Austin, Adjunct Instructor
Rev. Perry L. Austin is the Founder and Overseer of W.O.W. Gospel Ministries, Kingdom Technology Alliance, and The Kingdom Culture Connection Movement (KCC Movement). He has been an effective leader for over 20 years within business and ministry. He has a passion for helping people increase their potential by empowering them with biblical principles; as well as concepts and precepts to increase their quality of life. Mr. Austin is a man of many talents and has been successful in many areas of business. Known as a “Team Builder” he has built businesses in the technology and healthcare industries. His first company was a small business called Shore Computers, a Dell authorized dealer, made $100,000 in their first year of business. He currently operates a small consulting firm, named AE Consultants, whose mission is to develop teams in the business marketing arena by helping leaders to focus on the people, not just the money.
Anthony Dickerson, Adjunct Instructor
Anthony Dickerson is the founder and Principle Consultant at MAXPO Group whose business is transforming people, churches, and organizations through better governance, management, planning and stewardship. His passion for training started while working as a senior researcher and project manager of several multimillion-dollar projects at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. His experience owning several small businesses, including a retail, wholesale, manufacturing and service company, combined with service in the full-time ministry in the roles of a Pastor, and Executive Pastor, gives him a unique perspective in working as a visionary and administrator to help you to fulfill the plan of God in your life personally and organizationally. Teaching specialties include human resource management, customer service and organizational management.
Donald E. Jenkins, Adjunct Instructor
Donald E. Jenkins is the President and Co-Founder of Purpose Development Institute, an organization poised to raise the bar of purpose for the 21st Century. Mr. Jenkins is also the Pastor and Co-Founder of a dynamic new ministry in Atlanta, Georgia called The Pursuit of Purpose Church. His passion for purpose is unparalleled and is clearly seen as he delivers solutions to individuals from all walks of life. Known to be a man of many talents, Mr. Jenkins entrepreneurial efforts included being the President of Harvesting Ideas, Inc., a distributor of his patented Pop-Out Plate technology. It was sold in major retailers such as Wal-Mart, Garden Ridge, and Kohl's department stores and featured in Gospel Today magazine as one of four inventions in their "Turning Dreams into Dollars" article. A crusader for increasing performance through purpose, Mr. Jenkins has redefined the term motivational speaker to Purpose Development Coach. He travels the country extensively to deliver the message of purpose through seminars and workshops for businesses, non-profit and educational institutions.
FINANCE & INVESTING
Dr. Jerald I. Perry II, Adjunct Instructor
Dr. Jerald Perry is a powerfully anointed pastor and businessman. He is the CEO & Founder of Word of Life Ministries International and the pastor of Tabernacle of Deliverance in Chesapeake, Virginia. With his zeal for God and His kingdom, he intensely studies the word, and as a result of the abundance of revelations and mysteries, many people are able to walk in their true deliverance, especially in the area of their finances. He has traveled locally and internationally, proclaiming the glorious gospel with a unique God-given perspective on money, finances, and business. He is also a professional in the financial services industry as a personal wealth manager. Learn more at www.tabwholelifecenter.org.
Lee Jenkins, Adjunct Instructor
Pastor Lee Jenkins has been a nationally recognized businessman, best-selling author, speaker, and financial advisor for over more than two decades. After graduating from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Lee was drafted by the New York Giants of the NFL. When his football career was cut short by injuries, he entered the music industry where he served as the road manager for the Grammy Award winning gospel group, The Winans. He has also served as business advisor for gospel great, Kirk Franklin. After his time in the music business, Lee entered the financial services industry where he had a stellar 24-year career and is still regarded by many as one of the country’s leading financial advisers, educators, and strategists. For over a decade, Lee has been in high demand as a teacher and preacher of God’s Word. Small and mega churches alike have benefited immensely from his engaging, biblically-sound, insightful, practical, and humorous style of presenting the Gospel.
Noble Woods III, Adjunct Instructor
Noble L. Woods III, MBA, incorporates being a “Business Artist” with effective teaching -- resulting in a profound mix of uncanny creativity and practical application. He has a highly specialized skill set and utilizes it to educate both adults and children about making money -- from investing and day trading. Directly out of college, he worked within several of the countries top marketing agencies and as he developed a passion for branding, design, and strategy he went on to earn his MBA. He landed a spot in a top leadership program at one of the nations' largest financial institutions and in the heart of the recession he was exposed to and learned how to trade stock, futures/commodities and Forex currency. After three years of working in corporate America and day trading, he decided to take a leap of faith with the goal of teaching all that he had learned and erasing the only obstacle to obtaining wealth: a sound education. Noble has developed one of the most important curriculum programs in America and is currently preparing to launch his first company, Limitless.
MARKETING & TECHNOLOGY
Dr. Amos Johnson, Jr., Adjunct Instructor
Amos Johnson Jr, PhD, is the author of amosjohnsonjr.com, the number one “FREE” online resource for Christians to learn about business success from a biblical point of view, which is visited by over 1,000 people per month. Dr. Johnson has a passion for helping Christians develop God-inspired businesses because he strongly believe that financial prosperity comes through faith in God & Business. Teaching specialties include web design, web marketing, technology, and marketplace ministry. Besides teaching Entrepreneurship, he is an Assistant Professor at Morehouse College in the Computer Science Department where he teachers various computer science courses and researches the effectiveness of using non-traditional input devices and simulation environments to increase a student's interest in science, technology, engineering, and math.
GLOBAL RELATIONS & MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATIONS
Dr. Robert Hughes, Adjunct Instructor
Rob seeks to live out his faith in God through direct action and service, everyday. Rob has made a lifetime commitment to invest in growing spiritual, ethical, sustainable, and moral leadership in urban environments and organizations. Rob founded the Generator Development Group, LLC and YouthUniverse in Atlanta, Georgia to build capacity in local community leadership and to serve youth and young adult development through producing live events, educational media content and neighborhood quality of life projects. Rob is a lifelong learner and in 2013 completed a Doctor of Ministry degree in Urban Ministry at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. His areas of expertise include, but are not limited to global relations, media production, community development, public relations, and social entrepreneurship.
LEGAL & BOARD DEVELOPMENT
Tacita Scott, Adjunct Instructor
Tacita A. Mikel Scott is a Partner with Wong Fleming, an international full-service law firm (www.wongfleming.com). She is also the Chief Executive Officer of KEYSTONE, a law firm division that focuses exclusively in serving the legal needs of Religious Institutions and Pastors (www.keystonelegalgroup.com). Tacita specializes in management-side employment law, complex commercial litigation matters and Church law. In addition to graduating Leadership Atlanta, the National Diversity Council has recognized Tacita as one of the most influential women in Georgia, and Atlanta Woman magazine named Tacita one of "Atlanta's 25 Power Women to Watch." Furthermore, she has been repeatedly recognized by Atlanta magazine as a Georgia Rising Star SuperLawyer, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving honored Tacita with a Community Champion Award. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for Goodwill Industries of North Georgia (Emeritus) and the Georgia Diversity Council, Tacita serves on the Board of Advisers for Destiny University. Tacita understands that knowledge is power, and that we are commanded to “obey all the laws ... do not turn away from them and you will be successful in everything you do.” Joshua 1:7 (NLT). She is, therefore, committed to educating and empowering Christians to not only walk in God's will but to live their best lives.
STRATEGIC PLANNING & BUSINESS OPERATIONS
Christie Cade, Adjunct Instructor
With over thirty years of hands-on business experience, Christie has amassed a wealth of knowledge and understanding of what it takes to be successful. She has been active in training entrepreneurs for 15 years. Known for a rare mix of creativity, financial acumen and leadership, Christie propels in business development and growth. As CEO or Senior Manager of Fortune 500 companies, government entities, Non-profit Corporations and privately owned businesses, Christie has led the launch, turnaround or expansion of numerous companies across diverse industries and consumer markets. She has also served as “chief innovator” of groundbreaking products and programs that delivered revenue and profitability in record time.
Benecia Ponder, Adjunct Instructor
Benecia Ponder’s (www.beneciaponder.com) dynamic ability to empower and equip Christian women entrepreneurs to prosper stems from a combination of her impressive professional background and overwhelming life experiences. As a former attorney and business development strategist, Benecia uses her Biblically-based education and spiritual foundation to offer clients a thought-provoking and strategic approach to facing personal and business challenges. After overcoming tremendous setbacks to achieve high levels of personal and professional success of her own, Benecia is also able to provide her clients with the keen insight of someone who’s “been there”. As the founder of PROSPER-U (www.prosper-u.com), Benecia utilizes the Seven Dimensions of Entrepreneur Transformation to teach Christian women solo entrepreneurs and service professionals how to transform and realign their life and business with God's plan for prosperity.
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