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CBF GLOBAL LEADERSHIP TEAM

The vision of CBF is to create an organizational model that will flourish from one founding chapter to churches throughout the Chicago area, then throughout the US, and ultimately, throughout the world.

CBF is a non-profit organization with a Governance Board that is ultimately accountable for fiduciary, compliance, legal, and strategic matters. The day-to-day operations are entrusted to a group of leaders who apply their unique spiritual, business, and creative gifts in the hope that the professional, personal, and spiritual lives of CBF members will be enhanced for God’s glory.

Earl-Seals

EARL SEALS

Co-Founder/President, N2 Publishing
Founder, CBF

Bio

Earl is the founder of CBF and co-founder of N2 Publishing, a niche publications company serving over 500 neighborhoods in 48 states. Earl cut his teeth in door-to-door sales, progressing to record-breaking branch and division leadership positions before co-founding N2. N2’s average growth per year has trended around 75% and has been recognized by Inc. 5000 magazines as the 17th fastest growing media company in the U.S. for the past 3 years.

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Joe-Abraham

JOE ABRAHAM

Author, Entrepreneurial DNA & Operating Partner, Lifezone 360
Director of Business Curriculum, CBF

Bio

A professional entrepreneur with multiple successful company launches under his belt, Joe is now founder of BOSI Global – operating partner to venture-backed and privately held companies. Winner of numerous awards for his impact on global entrepreneurship, Joe is author of Entrepreneurial DNA (McGraw Hill 2011) – picked by entrepreneur magazine as one of the top business books to read in 2014. He has been featured on Fox News, CNN, ABC, CBS and the Wall Street Journal as subject matter expert in small business, entrepreneurship and free enterprise.

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Bruce-Strom

BRUCE STROM

Founder/CEO Administer Justice
General Counsel, CBF

Bio

Prior to God’s dramatic call on his life to serve the poor and vulnerable, Bruce started and led a successful multi-office law office as a trial lawyer, arguing cases all the way to the U. S. Supreme Court. Author of Gospel Justice published by Moody, an accomplished attorney, a pastor, and founder of Administer Justice (one of the nation’s leading Christian Legal Aid organizations committed to engaging Christ followers to serve the legal and spiritual needs of the poor. He has shared 24 wonderful years of marriage with his wife, Helen, and has 15-year-old twin sons, Joseph and Daniel.

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CBF STAFF

Debbie Louise Christian Business Fellowship

Debbie Louise

Executive Director 

LaVon-Koerner

LAVON KOERNER

Curriculum Director and Coaching Manager

Bio

With over two decades of international consulting in sales and marketing effectiveness, LaVon Koerner is recognized worldwide as a leading expert in diagnosing and transforming sales and marketing organizations. Since co-founding Revenue Storm in 2001, LaVon remains zealous in his pursuit to provide organizations a comprehensive suite of proven tools and techniques that drive profitable revenue growth. As Chief Revenue Officer, LaVon helps organizations like EDS, Sun Microsystems, Ericsson, British Telecom, Ernst and Young, and Microsoft achieve revenue acceleration through demand creation and reap immediate, sustainable gains.

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INTERESTED IN SERVING?

If you feel like the odd man out in church, but believe you have much to offer to those in the marketplace, CBF may be the place for you. Click on the link to find out more.