Ryan Wakefield

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Ryan has many years of experience working in the trenches with the localchurch. He served various capacities at James River Church and was theCreative Services Director from 2006 – 2010. Ryan graduated from EvangelUniversity with a major in Biblical Studies and a minor in Marketing. He alsoreceived his Masters Degree at Evangel in Organizational Leadership and is alicensed minister with the Assemblies of God.

Ryan has a passion to see churches grow, thrive, and reach their unique Godgiven vision. He spent several years at AG Financial Solutions serving andconsulting with churches and non-profits around the country. In 2013 Ryanand his family moved to Kansas City to be a part of the Lead Team startingSummit Park Church. Along with many other roles, Ryan has served as theMarketing Director for Summit Park where they have seen the church grow toaround 1,000 people in less than three years.

Ryan is the Co-founder of Church Marketing University and the Director ofSocial Church. CMU and Social Church help churches reach their communityin new ways.