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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 Western Kentucky University. 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.
Lawrence Drake Dr. Lawrence M. Drake II
Atlanta, Georgia
Dr. Lawrence M. Drake currently serves as the President and CEO of LEADership, Education and Development (LEAD). He received a BA and MBA from Rockhurst University, Mass., in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Fielding Graduate University. Prior to launching LEAD, he had a 21-year career with The Coca-Cola Company retiring as the President & CEO-Africa, LTD. He and his wife Janice have three grown daughters, two grown sons and six adorable grandchildren.
Shawn Flynn Mr. Shawn Flynn ('89)
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Mr. Shawn Flynn is President and Managing Partner of AdPro 360. He has been building, leading and coaching teams for 25 years (10 years as a High School Football Coach).  He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/Communications from Judson University and a Master’s of Science from Colorado University.  Shawn is married to Wendy and has three children, Layton, Dylan and Kendall.
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).
Ben Glunz Mr. Benjamin Glunz ('10/'12)
Elgin, Illinois
Mr. Benjamin Glunz is the Founder and CEO of Anguleris Technologies LLC. Benjamin graduated from Judson University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Urban Design Concentration and his Master of Architecture, Traditional Architecture and Urbanism. Ben is happily married to Judson Alumna Cherise (‘13).
Laura Gutting Mrs. Laura Gutting (’05)
Chicago, Illinois
Mrs. Laura Gutting graduated from Judson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting in 2005. Laura became a CPA and worked in public accounting, most recently with Ernst & Young LLP, prior to starting her family.  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.
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.
Darryl Jenkins Z Dr. Darryl T. Jenkins
Naperville, Illinois
Dr. Darryl Jenkins is Senior Pastor of Faith Community Church in Itasca, IL. He received a B.S. from the University of Illinois in Management, M.Div. from Northern Seminary, in Leadership and Ethics, and D.Min from Northern Seminary in Leadership & Organizational Development. He and his wife, LaDawne, are happily married.
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.
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.
Charles Moore Rev. Dr. Charles Moore
Savoy, Illinois  
Rev. Dr. Charles Moore is the Lead Pastor of First Baptist Church of Champaign-Savoy, Ill. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Geneva College in 1977, his M.Div. from Bethel Seminary and his D.Min. from Northern Seminary. Chuck and his wife, Marilyn, have three grown children, Melissa ‘03, Joshua, and Michael.
Abiezel Raices Rev. Abiezel Raices
Elgin, Illinois
Rev. Abiezel Raices is the Lead Pastor of New Life Covenant in Elgin, Ill. He received his Associate in Liberal Arts/Social Science from Mercer County Community College in 2014 and is pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree and Master's degree from Rutgers University. He and his wife, Cindy, are happily married.
Constance Rogers Mrs. Constance Rogers
Belvidere, Illinois
Mrs. Constance Rogers is a consulting Actuary. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from Ball State University in 1984. Professionally, she qualified as a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries. Connie has prepared and taught Bible studies and recently wrote a bible study book for publication soon. Connie and her husband, Rex, have two grown children, Anna and David.
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.
Frances Street 3 Mrs. Frances Lee Street
Mahomet, Illinois
Mrs. Frances Lee Street is a leader who specializes in ministry, mentoring, writing, speaking, and organization. Fran received a B.A. from William Jewell College and a M.A. from the University of Louisville. Fran is married to Steve and they have four grown daughters, Margaret, Rachel, Rebekah ’12 and Catherine ’15.
Bruce Strom 2019 Mr. Bruce Strom ‘87
Elgin, Illinois
Mr. Bruce Strom is the CEO of Gospel Justice Initiative and the author of “Gospel Justice: Joining Together to Provide Help and Hope to those Oppressed by Legal Injustice.” He received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Judson University in 1987 and his JD, Law, from the University of Illinois College of Law. Bruce and his wife, Helen, have two sons, Joseph and Daniel.

 

 

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