Jay Stearley has over 20 years of vocational ministry experience and serves as a Slingshot Associate in staffing and coaching for Senior Leadership. He is also the Ministry Development Pastor at his local church, an IAM Associate, a communicator, and a strategist. Prior to receiving these callings, Jay served as the executive pastor for eight years with one of America’s top 100 fastest growing churches as designated by Outreach Magazine in 2016. He completed an M.B.A. in Management as well as an M.A. in Christian Leadership and Ministry and is Stratop certified. He is wild about his wife and daughter and all activities outdoors, especially skiing, mountain climbing, and biking. You can connect with Jay and find many resources on his website at UpwardsForward.com or on Twitter @JayStearley.