Warren is the President and Founder of the Alexandrian Forum. Previously, he was a Professor of Old Testament at Knox Theological Seminary in Fort Lauderdale, FL for twelve years. He also worked for twelve years as a trial attorney and was national counsel for a Fortune 400 defense contractor. He is married and has two children.
For ten years, Tom was a practicing trial lawyer before accepting the call in 2001 to become the Senior Pastor of Rio Vista Community Church, a large PCA congregation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is widely known throughout South Florida for his Christ-centered, expositional preaching ministry.
Since 2007, Tom has served as a member of the Board of Directors for Knox Theological Seminary. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Renew South Florida, which exists to identify, develop and resource leaders to start new churches in South Florida. Tom is also both a graduate of and a frequent speaker for Lifework Leadership, an organization which is committed to transforming leaders by clarifying their calling, challenging their minds, and engaging their hearts for service. In addition, Tom has served as a professor of practical theology for Evangelism Explosion, traveling as far as Fiji to train pastors and EE representatives from a variety of nations, specifically in the discipline of preaching Christ from all of the Scriptures. Together with Dr. Gage, Tom has led several biblical study tours to Israel as well as Egypt, Jordan, Greece, and Turkey. He is a happily married father of three children.
Chris Barber currently serves as a director at the law firm Tripp Scott, P.A. Prior to his work at Tripp Scott, he worked with the law firm of May, Meacham & Davell, P.A. from 1996-2017, practicing in the area of commercial litigation, with an emphasis on construction law. Chris has extensive experience in all aspects of construction law, including: negotiation and drafting of contracts (on behalf of owners, contractors and subcontractors); advising clients during all phases of construction; preparing and asserting claims for defects, delays or extra work; preparation, filing and foreclosing construction liens; and representation of sureties, owners and contractors in payment and performance bond claims. In addition to construction law, Barber’s practice includes a wide variety of other business litigation matters, including commercial foreclosures and contractual disputes. Chris is the co-author with Dr. Warren Gage of The Story of Joseph and Judah. He and his wife have five children and live in Boca Raton, FL.
Dave is the CEO of Lotspeich Co. of Fl., Inc., a large commercial and industrial specialty contractor and material supplier serving the South Florida market. He has been with the firm for over 30 years and is a licensed building contractor. In the past, Dave has served as President of the Construction Association of South Florida and the Executive Association of Fort Lauderdale.
Dave is currently on the Board of Directors of 4KIDS of South Florida (a non-profit Christian-based foster care organization) and has acted as their board chairman in his 13 years of serving. He attends Rio Vista Community Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he also serves as an elder and business operations advisor. Dave has been inducted into the Junior Achievement Laurent Business Hall of Fame for business excellence, leadership, and community responsibility. He is married to his high school sweetheart, and they have two adult children and one adopted adult son.
William C. Davell, partner in the firm of May, Meacham & Davell, P.A., has been practicing law in South Florida for more than 39 years. He is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale Hubbell. Davell joined the firm in 1995 as a partner. He was admitted to the Florida bar in 1976, and is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
Davell has been actively involved within the South Florida legal community. He is a member of the Broward County Bar Association and was active in the Young Lawyers Section, serving as President in 1979. Davell also has served as chairman of the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Florida Bar, and was the secretary and a member of the Board of Governors, Young Lawyers Division.
Davell is dedicated to giving back through involvement in community activities. He served as Chairman of the Christmas and Winterfest Boat Parades in Fort Lauderdale, and also served on the city’s Aviation Advisory Board. Mayor Jim Naugle appointed Davell to the first Riverwalk Committee, where he provided input for the original Riverwalk design and construction. Davell graduated from the first class of Leadership Broward and served as the second President of the alumni association. He graduated from Lifework Leadership in 2007, and remained active as a coach for the following nine years of Lifework classes. Davell also served six years on the board of 4Kids of South Florida, the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast and the Christian Business Men’s Committee of Fort Lauderdale. He served a three-year chairmanship of the CBMC Southeast Family Conference in North Carolina. He lives in Broward County.
As both an educator and a pastor, Sam's driving passion in life is to train up young people to reach their greatest potential in all areas of life for the glory of God! Currently, Sam serves as the Headmaster for Bethany Christian School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Prior to his work at Bethany, he taught high school Bible and Philosophy at Westminster Academy in Fort Lauderdale for 5 years.
Sam is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church in America. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Team of Christian Schools of Florida. He is also a published author of seven different books, including Christ from Creation, Christ in Creation, and The Bible and the Blackboard. He his happily married to his wife, Laura, and they have four children.
Lee Ann Mancini is an Adjunct Professor at South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary and a Bible Study leader for over ten years. For over twenty years, Lee Ann has been an active volunteer and leader in the South Florida community. She has served as a Palm Beach County Guardian Ad Litem representing children, as International Affairs Commission Chair for St. Joan of Arc Council of Catholic Women, and as Community Support Chair for the Junior League of Boca Raton. In addition, not only did Lee Ann initiate and chair the Auction for Boca Raton High School for six years, for two years she initiated and chaired the PTSA for Boca Raton High School. Lee Ann is actively involved in the Women’s Ministry at Spanish River Christian Church and is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and Society for Pentecostal Studies.
Most recently, Lee Ann is an award-winning Christian Children’s author of the well-received series, Adventures of the Sea Kids, including Fast Freddy and What a Bragger!. She loves to read, jog, and teach the Word of God. She is married and has two children. Her books are available at GLMPublishing.net.
Thomas W. Olliff serves as the Senior Vice President of Broward College. Olliff is responsible for providing senior leadership in the areas of finance, budget, operations, facilities, procurement, human resources, information technology, capital construction and economic development. For ten previous years, Olliff served as Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the South Florida Water Management District. Olliff also served as the County Administrator for Collier County Government in Naples, Florida.
Olliff has served on boards for Florida Gulf Coast University, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Naples Community Hospital, the David Lawrence Mental Health Institute, St. Matthews House Homeless Shelter, the United Way’s Mission United Board, the Everglades Coalition and served as a Trustee for Hodges University. He has been involved professionally with the Project Management Institute, the International City and County Manager's Association, and the National Association of College and University Business Officers. He is married to Carolyn Olliff, a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and current student at Knox Theological Seminary. They live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Kendell Stellfox is an entrepreneur of the most organic sense; his talents are most visibly seen in the way he is able to take an idea and breathe life into its soul.
In the early 90’s, Kendell was intimately involved in helping two high school friends start their own company, which focused on providing high-end technology solutions for medium to large corporate enterprises. The company was extremely successful, and the business grew to over 100 employees with annual revenues of over $20 million.
Seven years later, Kendell felt the calling to change directions and head to Knox Theological Seminary to learn the skills necessary for teaching God’s Word. Following his time at seminary, Kendell took his entrepreneur skills to the world leader in Biblical software development, Logos Bible Software. Logos has been developing Bible software tools and resources for over 20 years and has over 1.5 million users worldwide. Kendell played a key role in Strategic Partnership Development, Ministry Relations Development, Small to Large Church Relations and National Conference speaking. His passion was educating leaders of Ministries, Churches, Denominations, and Schools on how technology can be utilized in furthering Biblical studies. In addition, Kendell spearheaded a joint venture between Knox Seminary and Logos, aiming to re-design Christian education using 21st century technology. In the first year of this venture, there were tens of thousands of inquires, hundreds of new students, and revenues generated in excess of over $3 Million, paving the away for a very promising future moving forward.
Kendell now is turning his attention towards bringing to life The Chronicles of Christ, a Biblical animation project that is focusing on bring The Story of the Bible to the next generation. Pixar like movies, meet Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ.
Bill is the President of Storrs Architect P.A., a small Architectural Firm specializing in custom residential and small scale commercial projects throughout the South Florida since 1983. He is a Fort Lauderdale native and graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School. Bill has served as the chairman of the Salvation Army ARC Advisory Council, President of the Executives Association of Fort Lauderdale, and is a past president of the Sportfishermen of Broward. Bill has worked extensively throughout the community volunteering his services for many local churches, Habitat for Humanity, and for the Mission of Hope in Haiti. He has been married for over 30 years to his wife Susan, and they have two sons. He is a member of the Rio Vista Community Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.