Dan Wheeler - Dan Wheeler has an extensive background in broadcast communications having worked in radio and television for over 40 years. In the summer of 1974, he began working for WWOG-FM radio station in Boca Raton, Florida at the age of 19 as a summer disc jockey while attending Evangel College in Springfield, Missouri. After graduating from Evangel in 1977 with a double major in Broadcast Communications and Biblical Studies, he landed his first job in television with KMTC-TV, Channel 27 in Springfield. After serving as the on- air sportscaster and news director for a year he moved to Chicago in 1978 to work for Christian television station, WCFC-TV, Channel 38. While there he worked his way up through the production ranks to Senior Producer. He hosted and produced a variety of weekly shows and documentaries from 1978 to 1986. His work there garnered seven Religion in Media awards as well as several local Emmy award nominations. In 1986, he co-founded Closer Look Creative with partner, Dave Ormesher. While launching this new company Wheeler hosted a television shopping program in Chicago called “America’s Shopping Place” with actress/comedienne Jane Lynch and TV Host Kendy Walor. In 1988, he moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota and worked for a year and half as a Program Host with the Cable Value Network. After a brief stint back in Chicago with production company Performance Communications Dan landed a full time job as a Program Host with QVC, Inc. He has been a prime time host on the QVC Network since 1991.
Brian Roland - Brian Roland, is a 35-year entertainment industry veteran. As a Producer/Director Roland won 2 Emmy Awards and 17 Angel Awards. Listed in Who’s Who in American Entertainment and Who’s Who in Worldwide Entertainment, Roland launched 8 International Networks for the Discovery Channel in Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Europe and the Middle East. With Crawford Communications, Roland held various positions. As General Manager of Georgia Dome Productions, Roland managed a facility that consisted of a Beta SP edit suite and production of live events with video feeds to 537 monitors and two Sony JumboTrons. Events included Professional and College Football, Professional and College Basketball, Motor Sports and Concerts. As Director of Network Operations and Director of Business Development, Roland managed a staff of 106 people and was responsible for the origination of 28 networks including Discovery Channel, FOX Latin America and Outdoor Life Network.
Roland also worked in the film industry as a title and graphics camera operator on Top Gun, Rocky IV, Cobra and Pretty in Pink. Roland is a member of I.A.T.S.E Local 659 Motion Picture Camera Union and holds a degree in communications from Evangel University. “Throughout my career, I’ve worked in both Christian and secular broadcasting and have been successful with on-air presenting, production, operations, business development and sales. I’ve had wonderful opportunities to create programming and launch a number of successful cable networks for broadcast, as well as producing and directing live shows for online pay-per-view events.”
Brian lives in California with his beautiful wife Debora and their two dogs.
Terry Steen - is an ordained minister and has served in various church and ministry leadership roles for over 38 years. After graduating from Evangel College in 1977 with a double major in Accounting and Management, he moved to Clearwater, FL, with his wife and began a career in banking. Within a year, God called him to a major television ministry where he spent 12 years in various financial positions, as well as serving as a church administrator. During that time, he earned his MBA at Winthrop University. God then called him back to Tampa, FL, where he served as a church administrator and executive pastor for 12 years. During that time he became a certified church administrator through the National Association of Church Business Administrators. Additionally, he served as an adjunct professor at Southeastern University, wrote various articles for publication and served as a workshop and public speaker. For the last 16 years Terry has consulted with churches and pastors in the area of finances, budgeting and acquiring funds for ministry.
Terry has a passion for strengthening the kingdom of God through teaching, inspiration, encouragement and supporting pastors as they grow the local church.
Terry lives in Tampa, FL, with his beautiful wife, Karen. He has one incredible daughter, Ashley, married to Paul, and cherishes his three priceless grandchildren, Alison, Samuel and Bria.