2018 Speakers: Joe Knopp, Wanza Johnson, Bob Fair, Curt Rowland, and Cristy Kettering
After the morning simulcast, for an additional $20, attendees can purchase a yummy boxed lunch from One Bistro and join an hour with our Local Leadership Panel of power networkers and leaders — Joe Knopp, Wanza Johnson, Bob Fair, Curt Rowland, and Cristy Kettering – moderated by John Maxwell Hosts, Kelly Shank and Amanda Dole.
MOVIE PRODUCER OF I CAN ONLY IMAGINE
Joe is a Movie Producer and has most recently helped produce the movie, "I Can Only Imagine", which grossed over $83 million in Box Office.
Joe has a passion for telling true impactful stories that provide Hope to those in need. Joe’s personal journey of surviving the streets of Philadelphia, being raised in an orphanage, enlisting in the U.S. Air Force, serving wealthy families, and now producing Hollywood movies is a testament to God’s purpose for our lives.
Joe has been married to Angie since 2002 and together they have three children.
WARDEN OF DAYTON CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
Wanza Jackson began her career with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction in 1989 and is currently the warden of Dayton Correctional Institution.
Wanza has a bachelors degree in business administration from the University of Cincinnati; a masters degree in criminal justice from Xavier University (Cincinnati); and a doctorate of ministry in theology from Life Christian University. She also obtained national certification as an Ohio Certified Public Manager. She is a member of various professional organizations, including North American Association of Wardens (NAAWS); American Correctional Association (ACA); Ohio Wardens and Superintendents Association (OWSA); and National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ).
Wanza received the prestigious Medgar Evers Awards for her leadership in corrections at the National Conference in Orlando for the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice. She also received a proclamation from Warren County Commissioners naming July 30, 2010 as “Dr. Wanza L. Jackson Day” in Warren County for her leadership as warden of Warren Correctional Institution.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & HOST OF LIVE2LEAD:DAYTON
Cristy Kettering’s success in inspiring and equipping individuals to lead themselves and their organizations effectively comes from her extensive John Maxwell training, her degrees in psychology, education, and theology, and her professional experiences in communications, marketing, media, education, sales, and development.
Her passion is to help leaders grow personally and professionally so they can create positive, fun, and productive environments – cultures where those they lead can experience deep joy and satisfaction from discovering and developing their passions, purpose, strengths, and skills.
In addition to her part-time coaching, Cristy serves as Vice President of Development for Strong Tower Christian Media, has participated in The John Maxwell Foundation's Country Transformation Initiatives and facilitated Round Tables in Paraguay (2016) and Costa Rica(2018), and is an active board member of Her Story, Inc., a faith-based non-profit which provides transitional housing and emotional support to women battling drug and alcohol addition.