John C. Maxwell, a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach and speaker, was identified as the #1 leader in business by the AMA and the world’s most influential leadership expert by Inc. in 2014. His organizations have trained millions of leaders touching every nation.
Jay is an EMMY Award Winning Visual Effects Producer. He is a Southern California native who grew up with dreams of performing on stage before realizing producing was what he was truly passionate about. After cutting his production teeth on producing theater for 4 years, he then ventured into movies and television. He took time out to get a Masters in Theology with an emphasis in Art, Worship and Theology, and then returned to the world of Visual Effects and has spent the last 13 years working on shows such as FRINGE, PERSON OF INTEREST, LOST, REVOLUTION, 11.22.63, COUNTERPART, THE MAGICIANS and WESTWORLD.
Lizzie Jones co-planted Vintage Church with Ger in 2011. Originally from Australia, Lizzie comes to us by way of the U.K. and was on staff at HTB for many years. She's a mother to three human babies and two fur babies and has an impeccable eye for design.
Alec McNayr was last year included in Ad Age's "40 under 40" list, and is a best-selling author, entrepreneur and the SVP of social media at Fullscreen, a next-generation content and marketing company, where he runs a 200-person creative team that works with clients like AT&T, Disney, Paramount Pictures, Netflix, Char-Broil, Mattel and Timberland.
Liberty grew up in LA, and with her husband Jay, spent a few years in Chicago, returned to LA and intentionally chose to live their life in the heart of diverse, mid-city where they are committed to their neighbors and neighborhood. When she's not wrangling kids or driving, she can be found sewing modern quilts, and making or teaching art. In her pre-kids era she was a textile designer and entrepreneur (that part never really goes away).
Ger is from England and leads the Pastoral team at Vintage Church, a word and spirit church on mission in Los Angeles. Ger was . in law and business for 10 years and since planting Vintage in 2011 has led a start-up church with only 5 people to over 1300 every Sunday worshipping across three campuses in Los Angeles. Within the church he has built the Alpha course to over 300 guests on a regular basis exploring life and Christianity.
Dylan grew up in South Africa and now works in LA as an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company, a global consulting firm, servicing clients that are undergoing large scale transformations. Dylan has a long history of seeking to integrate the gospel in all of life, including work.
Kathleen Doyle has a passion to see people grow and heal as they encounter the active work of God in their lives. She’s worked at Rock Harbor and Saddleback Churches in Orange County as the Pastor of Counseling, Prayer, and Leadership Development. She’s also committed to the healing work of the global church and has spent time training local leaders in South Africa, India, and Sri Lanka. Currently, she is the Chief of Staff for Vintage Church.
Elizabeth is passionate about the application of the gospel in all aspects of a person's life. She is committed to helping people understand and live out the unique call God has for them. She's led leadership and entrepreneurship conferences in Uganda, Zambia and Ethiopia, and has been working in finance at Space Exploration Technologies for the last three years.