Don was the winner of the Lands’ End Marketing Competition in 1998 while getting his Business Degree from Valparaiso University. From there he went on to own his own business providing computer training to young and old alike. He later joined a logistics firm helping with many Fortune 100 companies including John Deere, Goodyear, and Subaru.
Don has been a volunteer Prison Chaplain for the State of Indiana for the past 8+ years. He has also served as a leader of small group ministries for the past 14 years. Don has been facilitating a teen ministry program for Barnabas Ministries for the past 16 years as well. He also served as a CASA(Court Appointed Special Advocate for children) in the Indiana court system.
Don has been married to his wife, Teresa, for more than 28 years, and they have 9 children (4 biological and 5 adopted). He has a love for the orphans around the world and has had the privilege of serving on multiple mission trips to many countries to extend the love of Christ.
“The mission field for us all is right where God has us” is a quote I believe in. Marketplace Ministry is one of the most powerful opportunities we have to influence the world
Successful people ask better questions and, as a result, get better answers. Many accomplished CEOs are infamous for their curiosity and enthusiastic questioning of customers and staffers alike. Asking timely, strategic questions is a conversational skill that makes us better at everything related to life and leadership.