Sheronn Burrow Anderson, Esq., has spent most of her career in Medicare compliance for health plan providers. She is the president of the Ebony Pearls Foundation which is the charitable arm of the Alpha Eta Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. Ms. Anderson also advises the undergraduate members at Temple University.
Sheronn is the daughter of Dr. Rufus Burrow, Jr., and Dr. Eugena Wright and resides outside of Philadelphia with her daughter.
Dr. L. Susan Bond has a BA from Purdue University, M.Div from Christian Theological Seminary, and a PhD from Vanderbilt University.
Susan has authored two books on homiletic theory, and journal articles on homiletic theory/theology, feminism, and Black Theology.
Dr. Bond taught homiletics and liturgics at Lexington Theological Seminary, the Divinity School at Vanderbilt, Brite Divinity School, and Iliff School of Theology. She currently teaches in the Religion Department at Lane College.
Rev. Rebecca Burrow is founder and CEO of BRIDGE, and preacher of the Gospel.
Burrow has served as a Health Equity Officer, Legislative Advocate for People with Disabilities, Advocate for victims of Domestic Violence, and Adjunct Instructor in Theology for Grand Canyon University.
Rev. Rebecca holds a M.Div., from Christian Theological Seminary, and B.S. from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Rebecca is widow of Dr. Rufus Burrow Jr., a mother and grandmother.
Dr. Lawrence Burnley is the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office for the Shaker Heights City School District. He is also president and co-founder of Inclusive Engagements, LLC.
Dr. Burnley holds a PhD in history of American Education from the University of Pennsylvania; a M.Div., from Christian Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in African American Studies from the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Burnley is ordained minister in the Christian Church.
Nathaniel Holmes Jr. is Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Florida Memorial University. Holmes is an alumnus of Florida Memorial University where he did his undergraduate studies in Religion and Philosophy. He also has a Master of Theological Studies from Christian Theological Seminary, and a PhD from St. Thomas University in Practical Theology. His research interests are practical theology and society, religious diversity and interfaith dialogue, and philosophy of religion.
Pastor Reginald Holmes is a native of Stuart Florida and has served has pastor of the New Covenant Alpha and Omega Ministries for the past 35 years. He is a graduate of Indiana University and a seminary graduate of Christian Theological Seminary.
Pastor Holmes is actively engaged in social justice issues and the plight of the poor and disenfranchised. One of his life mottos is: “Life will get no better for me until I help make it better for someone else”.
Dr. Timothy Knight devotes his life to improving the lives of individuals and communities. He is a scholar-practitioner with expertise in human services, criminal justice, community organizing, youth services, special and higher education. Dr. Knight served the Indianapolis community as an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer, co-founder and Executive Director of the O.K. Program, Adjunct Professor at the University of Indianapolis, and as an Associate Professor at Martin University.
Dr. Timothy Knight