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Harold Booze Mr. Harold Booze
East Peoria, Illinois
Mr. Harold Booze is a retired Human Resource Manager at Caterpillar Inc. Harold graduated from Millikin University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He and his wife, Judy, have two grown daughters, Susan and Tina.
Linda Colson Mrs. Linda Colson
Belvidere, Illinois
Mrs. Linda Colson is an Assistant Principal at Belvidere High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Mathematics from Northern Illinois University. She also received a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University Chicago. Linda and her husband, Jason, have two children, Jacob and Rebecca.
Gene Crume Dr. Gene C. Crume
Elgin, Illinois
Dr. Gene Crume is the President of Judson University. Gene graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations and a Master of Arts in Communications. Gene also received his Doctor of Education with a minor concentration in Organizational Leadership from the University of Kentucky. He and his wife, Cindy, have two children, Alexandra and Gene III.
Dana Davidson Mr. Dana Davidson
Wheeling, Illinois
Mr. Dana Davidson is the President of Dana B. Davidson CPA Company P.C. Dana graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1987. Dana is happily married to his wife, Julie.
Dennis Demoss Mr. Dennis Demoss
Barrington, Illinois
Mr. Dennis Demoss is the Senior Vice President and Project Director for Sargent & Lundy. He received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He and his wife, JoAnn, have four children, Tony, Katie, Kristina (’11), and Jordan.
Nat Edmond Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Edmond
Lake in the Hills, Illinois
Rev. Dr. Nathaniel L. Edmond is the Pastor at Second Baptist Church in Elgin, Illinois. He also served 31 years in corporate America before retiring as Vice President of Sales from Alcoa Aluminum. He received his bachelor's degree from Xavier University in Louisiana and is a graduate of the Executive Management Program from Cornell University in New York. He and his wife, Christine, have two grown daughters, Natonya and Adrienne.
Paul Floyd Mr. Paul Floyd ('76)
Roseville, Minnesota
Mr. Paul Floyd is an Attorney with Wallen-Friedman & Floyd, PA. Paul along with his wife Donna (Fraser) graduated from Judson in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in the Honors Program. Paul also received his M.Div. from Bethel Seminary and J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Randy Gauger Rev. Dr. Randy Gauger ('69)
Sycamore, Illinois
Rev. Dr. Randy Gauger is a retired American Baptist Pastor. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Judson University in 1969, his M.Div. from Bethel Seminary and D.Min. from Central/Northern Baptist Seminary. He and his wife Mary have two grown daughters, Cathy and Christy (’94).
Laura Weise Mrs. Laura Gutting (’05)
Chicago, Illinois
Mrs. Laura Gutting is an Accountant for Ernst & Young LLP. Laura graduated from Judson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting in 2005. She also became a Certified Public Accountant in 2005. Laura and her husband, Michael, have a daughter, Elizabeth.
Cindy Hoag Mrs. Cynthia Hoag
Manhattan Beach, California
Mrs. Cynthia Hoag received her bachelor's degree from Wheaton College. She chairs Beach Cities Friends of Habitat for Humanity/Greater LA, which has raised support for nine new homes since 2002.  Cindy teaches youth in her church, and helped to found Vistamar School in El Segundo. She and her husband David have two children, Alec and Natalie.
Tom Hufty Dr. Tom Hufty
Glen Carbon, Illinois
Dr. Tom Hufty is the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church in Maryville, Illinois. Tom was also the Vice President for Collegiate Affairs/Assistant to the President at Hannibal-LaGrange College. Tom received his Bachelor of Science degree in Religious Education from Hannibal-LaGrange College, and his Master of Religious Education and his ABD in the Doctorate of Education Ministry program at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Rhonda, have two children, Zac and MacKenzie.
Greg Huguley Rev. Greg Huguley
Elgin, Illinois
Rev. Greg Huguley is the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church in Elgin, Illinois. Greg received his bachelor's degree from Shorter College in Rome, Georgia, Master of Divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, California, and his Theology of Ministry and Doctor of Philosophy (ABD) from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He and his wife, Rebecca, have one son, Samuel.
Brett Lundstrom Mr. Brett Lundstrom
Huntley, Illinois
Mr. Brett Lundstrom is the President/CEO of Lundstrom Insurance Agency, Inc. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois. Brett is happily married to his wife Rachel.
Adam Mackintosh Dr. Adam Mackintosh ('97)
Sterling, Colorado
Dr. Adam Mackintosh is practicing family medicine in a multi-specialty group at Family Care Clinic in Sterling, Colorado. Adam graduated in 1997 from Judson where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Medicine. Adam graduated from the University of Health Science College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri. He and his wife, Rachel, have seven children, Kayleigh, Josiah, Zachary, Collyn, Christina, Fidha, and Wilson.
Robert McCleland Dr. Rob McCleland
Suwanee, Georgia  
Dr. Rob McCleland is truly passionate about leadership. He has recently launched LeaderTribe.com to reach the next generation of up and coming leaders. He received his Bachelor of Arts from California State, his M. A. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and his Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University. Rob and his wife Dawn reside in Suwanee, GA.
John Shales Mr. John M. Shales
Elgin, Illinois
Mr. John Shales is the President of Shales McNutt Construction. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois. He and his wife, Shelly, have four children, Sydney, Matthew, Ellen, and Jake.
Brett Smith Rev. Dr. Brett Smith
Champaign, Illinois
Rev. Dr. Brett Smith is the Pastor and Director of the University Baptist Church and Baptist Housing Ministry at the University of Illinois, and a Lecturer at the Urbana Theological Seminary. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois, Master of Divinity from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Doctor of Philosophy from Northwestern University. He and his wife, Tammi, have two sons, John and Peter.
Kevin Smith Mr. Kevin Smith
Dallas, Texas
Mr. Kevin M. Smith is the President and Founding Partner of Claycomb & Associates. Kevin graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. Kevin and his wife, Lori, have two grown children, Lindsay and Taylor, and six grandchildren.
Lakita Wright Mrs. Lakita Wright
Olympia Fields, Illinois
Mrs. Lakita Wright is a nationally recognized speaker, author, consultant and media personality. Lakita graduated from University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Finance, received an Honorary Degree from Aspen Theological Seminary and is currently a student at Fuller Seminary pursuing a Masters in Global Leadership. Lakita and her husband, Jeffrey, have four children, Stephen, Amanda, Natalie and Justin.
   

 

 

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