Dr. Don hICKS


Don has been in the ministry for over forty years. He is actively involved as a member of the Southern Baptist Church Minister Relations Association. He is recognized as an expert in Church Health, Church Conflict Resolution and has coached and ministered to thousands of pastors who have experienced personal and professional crisis. 

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george r. shaffer


George Shaffer has extensive experience in the practice of management and leadership in industrial and academic settings. As Senior Director of Executive Education at the Darden School of Business, at UVA, he was the principal Darden executive responsible for developing corporate universities and education programs for Fortune 500 companies. including United Technologies Corporation. George served as the Chairman of the Deacons at First Baptist Church Charlottesville, VA.

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josh farmer


Josh Farmer resigned from a career as an Air Traffic Controller to follow God’s call on his life.  He holds a Bachelor’s in Religion:Church Ministries and a Masters in Christian Ministries Leadership.  He is currently serving as the Outreach and Event Coordinator for Thomas Road Baptist Church and loves being an integral part of sharing the Love of Christ through media and technology. 

He strives to not only be a problem solver but a growth consultant.  Truly a skilled communicator with the ability to look within an organization and find where communication can be improved and where systems can be implemented to create a better experience for all those involved.