Michael is the founder and president of the Ascent Coaching Group. Working for the past eight years as a Co-Active Coach, he is fully trained and certified through the Coaches Training Institute, and is a member of the International Coach Federation. With over 20 years of experience working with men in Christian ministry and leaders, Michael brings a unique understanding of the special challenges and dreams of those called to leadership in the Body of Christ. His personal passion is to inspire men toward a lifestyle of ongoing transformational intimacy with Christ, so that they might fulfill — both in ministry and in life — all that God dreams for them.
Creative. Passionate. Driven. Dave has a propensity toward forward momentum. He has over 20 years of sales and organizational leadership experience in the private and public sectors; for-profit and non-profit. For more than a decade, Dave has served as a team leader in bi-vocational ministry and is the founder of Brave & True, LLC. Dave combines Co-Active coaching skills with intuitive consulting to help men live from their deepest life purpose and true Identity in Christ. He is a musician, writer, husband, dad and an accomplished martial artist. He currently holds a 1st degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. Dave’s core mission is to awaken, unleash and advance the heart, mind and soul.
Justin D. Williams is a Certified Professional Coach and Pastor, and founder of the Wild RiverDog Development Group. As a fully trained Professional Co-Active Coach through the Coaches Training Institute, Justin is a passionate communicator who brings accessibility, authenticity and imagination to any context. Justin’s enthusiasm is contagious and his authenticity creates a space where everyone feels safe and challenged.
His first priority in any setting is the unleashing of hearts to experience beauty, intimacy and adventure, and Light Up The World!