Each year at the Ideas to Impact Conference, we have the honor of hosting highly acclaimed speakers from around the nation. It's important to us that keynote speakers are not only inspiring, but relatable. From award-winning authors and musicians to pastors and ministry leaders, the Ideas to Impact Conference delivers motivational keynote speakers who have inspiring messages, coupled with practical insight, for you to take back to your church, school, or organization. Truly, a conference like no other where you learn and grow from your peers...in the classroom and from the stage.
Carey Nieuwhof is a former lawyer and founding pastor of Connexus Church. He's the author of several best-selling books, including his latest, Didn't See It Coming: Overcoming the Seven Greatest Challenges That No One Expects But Everyone Experiences.
Carey speaks to leaders around the world about leadership, change and personal growth. He writes one of today's most widely read leadership blogs at www.CareyNieuwhof.com and hosts the top-rated Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast where he interviews some of today's best leaders. His podcasts and blogs are accessed by millions of leaders each year.
Carey and his wife, Toni, have two grown sons.
Jenni Catron is a writer, speaker, and leadership coach who consults churches and non-profits to help them lead from their extraordinary best. Her passion is to lead well and to inspire, equip and encourage others to do the same. She speaks at conferences and churches nationwide, seeking to help others develop their leadership gifts and lead confidently in the different spheres of influence God has granted them. As Founder and CEO of The 4Sight Group, she consults with individuals and teams on leadership and organizational health.
Jenni is the author of several books including Clout: Discover and Unleash Your God- Given Influence and The 4 Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership. Jenni blogs at www.jennicatron.com and contributes to a number of other online publications as well. Outreach Magazine has recognized her as one of the thirty emerging influencers reshaping church leadership
A leader who loves "putting feet to vision," Jenni has served on the executive leadership teams of Menlo Church in Menlo Park, California, and Cross Point Church in Nashville, Tennessee. Prior to ministry leadership, she worked as an Artist Development Director in the Christian music industry. Jenni loves a fabulous cup of tea, great books, learning the game of tennis, and hiking the West Coast with her husband.