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Tom began his career in the financing group of General Electric, where he provided financing for corporate clients of GE for ten years.  He took this skill set into the banking environment where he provided financing for some of the largest companies in the United States.  He served those clients by providing long-range debt planning and comparative analysis of financing alternatives.  Tom managed teams across multiple states and trained bankers in best practices in lending.

In 2018 Tom left corporate banking to serve the body of Christ full time by working with churches and Christian schools in facility financing. Cornerstone Funding Consultants was created to provide financial clarity for Christian-based organizations desiring to move from the current status to the preferred future.

Tom began his career in the financing group of General Electric, where he provided financing for corporate clients of GE for ten years.  He took this skill set into the banking environment where he provided financing for some of the largest companies in the United States.  He served those clients by providing long-range debt planning and comparative analysis of financing alternatives.  Tom managed teams across multiple states and trained bankers in best practices in lending.

In 2018 Tom left corporate banking to serve the body of Christ full time by working with churches and Christian schools in facility financing. Cornerstone Funding Consultants was created to provide financial clarity for Christian-based organizations desiring to move from the current status to the preferred future.

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Don has one of the most extensive backgrounds in worship and performing arts architecture in the U.S. He has designed prominent facilities all across the country throughout his 42-year career and has been recognized with a number of awards for innovative and creative church design, including multiple WFX Solomon Awards for Best Church Architect, Best Church Design, Best Special Project and Best Digital Church. Don is also a recipient of the Lutheran Church Extension Fund Arts & Architecture Award for Best Liturgical Design.

Don specializes in helping ministries cast their vision during the very earliest stages of the project through creative master planning and preliminary design concepts. He has always emphasized the importance of maintaining a solid design approach in all budget environments by taking advantage of the free tools of architecture such as scale, proportion, texture, color, and form. Don earned his Master’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Utah in 1982 and formerly served as President of the American Institute of Architects for the State of Utah.

Don has one of the most extensive backgrounds in worship and performing arts architecture in the U.S. He has designed prominent facilities all across the country throughout his 42-year career and has been recognized with a number of awards for innovative and creative church design, including multiple WFX Solomon Awards for Best Church Architect, Best Church Design, Best Special Project and Best Digital Church. Don is also a recipient of the Lutheran Church Extension Fund Arts & Architecture Award for Best Liturgical Design.

Don specializes in helping ministries cast their vision during the very earliest stages of the project through creative master planning and preliminary design concepts. He has always emphasized the importance of maintaining a solid design approach in all budget environments by taking advantage of the free tools of architecture such as scale, proportion, texture, color, and form. Don earned his Master’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Utah in 1982 and formerly served as President of the American Institute of Architects for the State of Utah.

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Chris Stovall has over 30 years of church leadership and ministry experience. During that time, he has served in almost every capacity on a church staff including 15 years as a lead pastor and church planter. He currently serves as Senior Generosity Strategist for Generis, an industry leader that has worked with more than 3,100 churches over the past 26 years. Generis specializes in helping ministries to close the gap between resources and vision by creating a sustainable culture of generosity that can fund your vision for years to come.

Chris has been consulting and coaching churches and nonprofits for over 15 years now. He has an extensive combination of both business and ministry experience that gives him a unique perspective in his consulting. Chris is very adept at helping churches and organizations strategize vision, discover opportunities out of obstacles, develop compelling communication for objectives, and layout a plan to accomplish their God-inspired dreams. Chris’ passion is to see individuals discipled and grow spiritually in the area of giving and therefore see the culture of generosity in those churches and organizations grow as well.

In addition to his Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) certification, Chris has a BS in Business from Murray State University, a BA in Music from Western Kentucky University, and both an MA and MDiv from Luther Rice University.

Chris Stovall has over 30 years of church leadership and ministry experience. During that time, he has served in almost every capacity on a church staff including 15 years as a lead pastor and church planter. He currently serves as Senior Generosity Strategist for Generis, an industry leader that has worked with more than 3,100 churches over the past 26 years. Generis specializes in helping ministries to close the gap between resources and vision by creating a sustainable culture of generosity that can fund your vision for years to come.

Chris has been consulting and coaching churches and nonprofits for over 15 years now. He has an extensive combination of both business and ministry experience that gives him a unique perspective in his consulting. Chris is very adept at helping churches and organizations strategize vision, discover opportunities out of obstacles, develop compelling communication for objectives, and layout a plan to accomplish their God-inspired dreams. Chris’ passion is to see individuals discipled and grow spiritually in the area of giving and therefore see the culture of generosity in those churches and organizations grow as well.

In addition to his Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) certification, Chris has a BS in Business from Murray State University, a BA in Music from Western Kentucky University, and both an MA and MDiv from Luther Rice University.

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Matt is the Founder and Lead Pastor of The Genesis Project, a church based in Ogden, Utah that has grown to a multi-site movement in 6 communities across the nation reaching thousands every week. He is also the co-author of the book “The God of New Beginnings". Matt began his ministry as a youth pastor in the inner cities of Tampa, FL, and Portland, OR. In addition to his present ministry in Utah, Matt serves as a church strategy consultant with BGW, coming alongside churches all across the country and supporting them in establishing a clear and vibrant missional identity. Matt and his team at The Genesis Project are certified in facilitating the StratOp Strategic Planning System and are uniquely equipped to help your leadership team bring clarity out of uncertainty and help facilitate meaningful growth.

Matt is the Founder and Lead Pastor of The Genesis Project, a church based in Ogden, Utah that has grown to a multi-site movement in 6 communities across the nation reaching thousands every week. He is also the co-author of the book “The God of New Beginnings". Matt began his ministry as a youth pastor in the inner cities of Tampa, FL, and Portland, OR. In addition to his present ministry in Utah, Matt serves as a church strategy consultant with BGW, coming alongside churches all across the country and supporting them in establishing a clear and vibrant missional identity. Matt and his team at The Genesis Project are certified in facilitating the StratOp Strategic Planning System and are uniquely equipped to help your leadership team bring clarity out of uncertainty and help facilitate meaningful growth.

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Jason is a growth strategist & branding consultant, serving clients from Wall Street to Main Street, including Fortune 500 companies, and consulting in 10 countries including Israel, the United Kingdom, Honduras, and Austria. He is the founder/co-founder of multiple non-profits and businesses, including SPROUT Consulting, a firm that works with ministry leaders as well as corporate executives to develop higher impact and growth through strategic branding and marketing.
 
Jason is an expert in helping ministries to align their facility design with their brand identity. He works with organizational leadership to help them understand the importance of incorporating key brand aspects into the aesthetics of the facility to reinforce the organization’s values and create a desired experience or emotion for visitors. For more than 25 years, Jason’s consulting expertise with teams and leaders has allowed him to serve and lead growth following a God-honoring, people-first process. Along that path, he has led in a variety of ministry roles, including ordained pastor, church planter, donor development, and board member while ministering locally and internationally.

Jason is a growth strategist & branding consultant, serving clients from Wall Street to Main Street, including Fortune 500 companies, and consulting in 10 countries including Israel, the United Kingdom, Honduras, and Austria. He is the founder/co-founder of multiple non-profits and businesses, including SPROUT Consulting, a firm that works with ministry leaders as well as corporate executives to develop higher impact and growth through strategic branding and marketing.
 
Jason is an expert in helping ministries to align their facility design with their brand identity. He works with organizational leadership to help them understand the importance of incorporating key brand aspects into the aesthetics of the facility to reinforce the organization’s values and create a desired experience or emotion for visitors. For more than 25 years, Jason’s consulting expertise with teams and leaders has allowed him to serve and lead growth following a God-honoring, people-first process. Along that path, he has led in a variety of ministry roles, including ordained pastor, church planter, donor development, and board member while ministering locally and internationally.

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Jeff leads a full staff of audio, video, and lighting (A/V/L) designers, installation technicians, and project managers at Performance Technology Group (PTG) that works closely with the architectural team at BGW to serve church clients all across the country. As a 30+ year veteran of the industry, Jeff has a wealth of experience in all aspects of the A/V/L business, including sales, installation, management, and design. Jeff and his team at PTG deliver cutting-edge worship technology with a focus on stewardship of ministry resources, a key element of the BGW program. They also have a proven track record of delivering fully integrated and cost-effective systems for large stage productions, performing arts, and professional events and concerts.

Jeff leads a full staff of audio, video, and lighting (A/V/L) designers, installation technicians, and project managers at Performance Technology Group (PTG) that works closely with the architectural team at BGW to serve church clients all across the country. As a 30+ year veteran of the industry, Jeff has a wealth of experience in all aspects of the A/V/L business, including sales, installation, management, and design. Jeff and his team at PTG deliver cutting-edge worship technology with a focus on stewardship of ministry resources, a key element of the BGW program. They also have a proven track record of delivering fully integrated and cost-effective systems for large stage productions, performing arts, and professional events and concerts.

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Stan is the founder of several ministries including Lionheart Children’s Academy, which has a mission to empower local churches to take leadership of the childcare industry. Stan and his team believe that reaching more children is THE key strategy for significant incremental advancement of the Gospel, and the childcare industry represents the best opportunity to do so. During a medical crisis in 2011, God gave Stan the vision for Lionheart, which opened its first academy in 2014.

Stan also launched Apartment Life in 2,000 to help churches more effectively reach apartment communities for Christ. Apartment Life has over 1,000 team members living in apartments across the country ministering to their neighbors.

Stan is the founder of several ministries including Lionheart Children’s Academy, which has a mission to empower local churches to take leadership of the childcare industry. Stan and his team believe that reaching more children is THE key strategy for significant incremental advancement of the Gospel, and the childcare industry represents the best opportunity to do so. During a medical crisis in 2011, God gave Stan the vision for Lionheart, which opened its first academy in 2014.

Stan also launched Apartment Life in 2,000 to help churches more effectively reach apartment communities for Christ. Apartment Life has over 1,000 team members living in apartments across the country ministering to their neighbors.

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Vaughn is the President of Strategos International, a global firm specializing in security training, consulting, and executive protection services. With over 25 years of law enforcement experience, encompassing patrol, investigation, SWAT, and special operations, Vaughn brings a wealth of expertise in the field of security and saftey. He has trained tens of thousands of individuals—from school and healthcare personnel to government, law enforcement, faith-based and military.

An innovator in the field, Vaughn has developed a specialized intruder response curriculum for educational and religious institutions, and he is also the author of "The Church Security Handbook" and co-author of "Active Threat-Workplace 911”. Vaughn's professional life exemplifies a dedication to God, family, safety, skill, and community, underscoring why he's a recognized leader in the security industry.

Vaughn is the President of Strategos International, a global firm specializing in security training, consulting, and executive protection services. With over 25 years of law enforcement experience, encompassing patrol, investigation, SWAT, and special operations, Vaughn brings a wealth of expertise in the field of security and saftey. He has trained tens of thousands of individuals—from school and healthcare personnel to government, law enforcement, faith-based and military.

An innovator in the field, Vaughn has developed a specialized intruder response curriculum for educational and religious institutions, and he is also the author of "The Church Security Handbook" and co-author of "Active Threat-Workplace 911”. Vaughn's professional life exemplifies a dedication to God, family, safety, skill, and community, underscoring why he's a recognized leader in the security industry.

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Josh is a professional engineer with 18 years of experience in the construction & development industry. He was responsible for managing both phases of construction at Temple Baptist Church, overseeing all stages of design development, estimating and construction. Previously, Josh held positions as Senior Project Manager and Vice President of Land Development at Lansdowne Development Group in Herndon, VA. He started his career as a Design Engineer at Bowman Consulting after completing his Bachelor of Science Degree in Structural Engineering at Virginia Tech University.

Miller Brothers, Inc. is a family owned and operated general contracting firm headquartered in Marshall, Virginia. They serve customers throughout Northern Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland. The company has enjoyed significant success and earned numerous awards for religious projects throughout their history. Their team has constructed over 170 projects from small renovations and additions to ten plus million-dollar new facilities. They are well positioned in the church and Christian school market because of the firms’ reputation in this space and their strong relationship and resource connections with Building God’s Way.

Josh is a professional engineer with 18 years of experience in the construction & development industry. He was responsible for managing both phases of construction at Temple Baptist Church, overseeing all stages of design development, estimating and construction. Previously, Josh held positions as Senior Project Manager and Vice President of Land Development at Lansdowne Development Group in Herndon, VA. He started his career as a Design Engineer at Bowman Consulting after completing his Bachelor of Science Degree in Structural Engineering at Virginia Tech University.

Miller Brothers, Inc. is a family owned and operated general contracting firm headquartered in Marshall, Virginia. They serve customers throughout Northern Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland. The company has enjoyed significant success and earned numerous awards for religious projects throughout their history. Their team has constructed over 170 projects from small renovations and additions to ten plus million-dollar new facilities. They are well positioned in the church and Christian school market because of the firms’ reputation in this space and their strong relationship and resource connections with Building God’s Way.

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