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Lou Adkison

Lou Adkison is the retired President and CEO of Adkison Millwork, Inc and ABC Wood Treating, Inc.

Mr. Adkison was raised in Gwinnett County, Georgia. He earned his undergraduate business degree from the University of Georgia, M.A. in Business from Central Michigan University, and his law degree from The Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, AL.

Mr. Adkison began his professional career as a navigator and Weapons Systems Officer in the United States Air Force where he served for 8 years. He left the Air Force to attend law school and, after graduating in 1980, he returned to Gwinnett County. After briefly practicing law, he began his business of supplying custom lumber products to building contractors. He retired in 2005.

He is an elder in his church where he is involved in various ministries.

He and his wife Lauren have 2 children and 4 grandchildren.

Allan Bogardus

Allan Bogardus is currently semi-retired as a Transportation/Logistics Consultant. He is the Founder and former CEO of Transportation Management Co-op, a third party logistics provider. He has 39 years of experience in the Transportation industry in operations, sales and management.

Mr. Bogardus was raised in a military family which resided in several locations around the world and in the USA. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a BBA.

He is an elder in his church and is involved with several ministries.

He and his wife Kathy have been married for 40 years and have 2 children and 4 grandchildren.

Bradley Culp

Brad Culp owns and operates  the Atlanta Northeast and Lanier offices of Griswold Home Care. Mr. Culp is also an executive coach and strategy consultant.

Griswold Home Care is an international home care company providing assistance for people who need companionship, homemaking, and personal care services. Prior to running this business, Mr. Culp was the Senior Vice President of Commercial Markets for Fujitsu Consulting, where he developed and grew the company’s U.S. Business Intelligence practice. From 1994 to 1999, he worked in Ernst & Young’s Technology, Communications and Entertainment practice as a senior level account executive to penetrate the interconnect services, complex and small business services organizations of a major telecommunications carrier. He has also served as a marketing representative for IBM and as an engagement manager for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). He is a seasoned executive with over 22 years of business management, strategic planning, business development, risk management, team building, and mentoring experience.

Mr. Culp received his BS degree in Business Systems Analysis from Taylor University in 1983, and in 1988, was awarded the MBA in Finance and Marketing from Indiana University.

He is an elder in his church where he coaches the staff and mentors men.

Brad and his wife Leasa have three children and reside in Atlanta.

Tommy Ferguson

Tommy Ferguson is the President of Stewardship Capital, Inc. in Roswell, Georgia, and Chief Investment Officer of Daniel Advisors, LLC in Duluth, Georgia. 

Mr. Ferguson moved to Atlanta as a teen from his hometown of Asheville, North Carolina. He earned an undergraduate business degree from the University of Georgia, an MBA from Georgia State University, and, most recently, a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

His professional career of over 20 years has been in the investment advisory business with Bank of America and GenSpring Family Offices, LLC. Through his current roles as Chief Investment Officer of Daniel Advisors and president of Stewardship Capital, Mr. Ferguson provides investment and financial counseling to individuals and families who seek to be faithful stewards of their resources.

Mr. Ferguson is a deacon at his church and participates in youth ministry.

Tommy and his wife Laura have two grown children and reside in Roswell, Georgia.

Peter Greyling

Peter Greyling is currently a resident of the U.K. In 2008, in response to an invitation from Christian Heritage, an apologetics-based ministry located in London, he assumed the responsibility of Director of Development where his wife Ilona also serves as Communications Co-ordinator.

He was born in South Africa and attended Capricorn High School in Pietersburg (now Polokwane). After graduating from high school in 1968, he completed his compulsory one-year military service, graduating as a 2nd Lieutenant. He also served as Adjutant for his medical unit for a period of time in Namibia during the Angolan war supported by Cuba and the USSR.

Mr. Greyling obtained his degree in Economics from the University of Natal in Durban, South Africa and pursued post-graduate studies at the University of Durban-Westville.

Peter and his family relocated to the United States in 1981 to continue his work in real estate with a Swiss-based multi-national conglomerate. He also served for a number of years as the Senior Vice-President with Richard Bowers and Company, a major commercial real estate company based in Atlanta.

He is an elder in his church and has been a Discussion Leader with Bible Study Fellowship for seven years. He served as a Board Member for AFMIN (African Ministries), a leadership development ministry working in sub-Saharan Africa, and as an Associate Director for The Areopagus, an apologetics-based ministry in Atlanta. Peter also currently serves as a member of the Steering Committee for The Schuman Centre for European Studies which is based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, promoting biblical perspectives on Europe’s past, present and future. He has been on numerous mission trips to Europe, South America and Russia.

Of interest is the fact that Peter and Ilona were married in 1973 by Rev. Dr. Michael Wenning, who later became President Ronald Reagan’s minister at the Bel Air Presbyterian Church in California and who subsequently performed the funeral service for him after his death in 2004.

Peter and his wife Ilona have three grown children who reside in Atlanta and South Africa.

Oscar M. Price III

Oscar Price is a lawyer and partner with Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC where he practices in the areas of construction and general business law.

Mr. Price was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He received his B.A. in English from the University of Alabama in 1977 and his law degree in 1980 from Vanderbilt University. Following graduation, Mr. Price served one year as the law clerk for United States Magistrate Judge Edwin Nelson. From 1981 to 1987, he practiced law with the Rust Engineering Company and Rust International Corporation. From 1987 to 2000, Mr. Price practiced corporate and construction law, among other areas, with the Birmingham law firm of Johnston, Barton, Procter & Powell. From 2000 to 2004, he was the president of All-South Subcontractors, Inc., a specialty contractor that provided commercial and industrial roofing and fireproofing throughout the southeastern United States. While at All-South, he served as a director of the National Roofing Contractors Association, a director of the National Roofing Legal Resource Center, and an officer and director of the Associated Builders and Contractors - Alabama.

Mr. Price is an elder in his church. He currently serves as a director on the boards of a number of civic, charitable, and religious organizations including the Young Business Leaders of Alabama, EPIC Associates and LDN Global. He has previously served on the boards of the Grace House, Re-Entry Ministries, and the City of Mountain Brook Board of Zoning Adjustment.

Oscar and his wife Sand have four adult children and 11 grandchildren.