Christian Professionals Conference
October 7-9, 2016, Boston

To inform, inspire and engage ministry staff and non-staff professionals to partner in God’s mission for our personal lives to build his church.

Registration is now closed. We are at capacity for this event.

The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, 575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA.

Program Schedule
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12:00 PM - 08:00 PM Registration

Haym Saloman, Lobby Level

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Opening Session

Riverside Pavilion, Lobby Level

  • 7:00 pm Worship, introduction
  • 7:20 pm Ice Breaker — Drum circle by Joe Galeota, Berklee College of Music, Owner of Jag Drums
  • 7:50 pm “Partnership in the Gospel,” Doug Arthur and Dr. Ken Lowey, Boston
  • 8:50 pm Response: Roger Lamb, President, Disciples Today
Speaker Lineup
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Brian Schwarzentruber

Senior Principal, Oracle Corporation

Brian Schwarzentruber has been married to Rebecca for twenty-seven years and has two daughters, Adrianne and Marissa, currently in college. Brian has over twenty-nine years of Information Technology experience in startup and public companies.  He currently  serves as a company evangelist, promoting Oracle’s data storage offerings and advantages with customers, at trade shows, industry conferences and […]

Joe Galeota

Professor, Berklee College of Music

Joe Galeota was converted in the Central Region of the Boston Church of Christ in 1985, along with his Ghanaian wife Vida.  They have two children, Marisa and Philip. As a professional musician and educator, Joe has served in the church in many roles including nine years as a percussionist with The Radicals, the Reach2016 […]

Michael Voligny

Vice Dean for External Relations, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Michael Voligny is vice dean for external relations at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Before assuming this position, he served as associate vice dean for advancement and director for international giving at the School, building relationships both domestically and internationally and helping expand the School’s global development activities. At Harvard since 1989, […]

Al Baker

‎Director, Mergers & Acquisitions, ‎Siemens Corporation

In 1986, Al became a disciple in the SF Bay Area, six months after marrying his friend and love Glenda. Al holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University and a MBA degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has over three decades of technology and business heritage in Silicon Valley California, Toronto Canada […]

Richard & Lilian Hislop

Regional Evangelist & Women's Ministry Leader

Richard and Lilian have worked in church ministry for 20 years. They have been married for 23 years and have two sons. The Hislops have lead several congregations in Toronto, Canada and now Boston, Massachusetts. Richard has also worked in the field of Executive Recruitment at Bruce Duncan & Associates and Employee Relations Management at […]