Mike Gallagher is host of “The Mike Gallagher” show, a national talk-radio show syndicated by the Salem Radio Network, airing in more than 150 markets with nearly 4 million weekly listeners. He also is a regular contributor to the Fox News Channel and has been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time, and Forbes, and is considered the sixth most listened-to, talk-radio host in America according to a recent ranking in Talkers magazine.
Joey Hudson is Executive Director of the Gallagher’s Army: Fallen Officer Fund. He is the owner of a Greenville, S.C., insurance agency. He has served on the Board of Directors of Crime Stoppers of Greenville and is currently president of the Southeastern Crime Stoppers Association. In 1994, he co-founded Project Care with Christ Church Episcopal, a non-profit providing local housing for homeless people with terminal illness. Hudson also received the South Carolina Department of Education “Excellence in Education” award for his role in establishing a 7th grade mentoring program for at-risk students.
Kelli Rod is vice president of community relations for TXU Energy.
Rod leads advocacy efforts and manages a team which focuses on relationships with key external stakeholders, including local elected officials, public opinion leaders and consumer agencies and advocates. She is also responsible for the philanthropy and support given to the communities served by the company. Rod is a registered lobbyist in Texas and supports advocacy efforts for state leadership at the district level. Rod has held many positions during her 24-year career with multiple companies inside the former TXU Corp.
Rod is a member of the Tarrant County Human Services Advisory Board, the Dallas Area Red Cross Board, the University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work Advisory Board, and the Board for the Back to School Roundup in Tarrant County. She is also a charter member of the Kennedale Rotary Club. Rod obtained her bachelor’s of business administration degree from Texas Wesleyan University and holds an MBA from the University of Dallas. She has also served as adjunct instructor at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Business.
Reverend Dr. Norma Gravley-Quinn
Reverend Dr. Norma Gravley-Quinn is an ordained elder in the Methodist Church. She currently serves as Senior Pastor of a large church in Oklahoma. Gravley-Quinn serves on various conference and denominational boards and projects.
Fieldin Culbreth is an umpire with Major League Baseball where he has served for more than 10 years. Before that, he was an umpire with the Gulf Coast League, the South Atlantic League, the Southern League, the Pacific Coast League and the International League. He is active in UmpsCare, a non-profit established by Major League Baseball umpires to provide financial, in-kind and emotional support for America’s youth and families in need.
John DuJardin is a sales associate with D&D Motors in Greer, S.C. Before that, he sold the latest technology in survey, laser and GPS technology for construction contractors. He is active in numerous charitable organizations, including Shriners, battered women’s shelters and Feed the Homeless.
Dr. John McKellar
Dr. John McKellar is the senior pastor of White’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake, Texas, which he joined in 1992. As senior pastor, McKellar casts the vision for the church and sets the overall direction for church programs. He provided leadership for and actively participates in worship, education, discipleship and evangelism for the spiritual life and growth of it’s more than 9,000 members. Active in the community, McKellar represents White’s Chapel in numerous denominational and community programs. He has a master’s of Divinity degree from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and his doctorate of Ministry degree from The Graduate Theological Foundation in South Bend, Ind.
Chris Bolle has been a financial advisor in upstate South Carolina since 1986 and has clients across the country. He joined Raymond James in 2012, bringing a personalized approach to serving the needs of clients. He was born in Indiana and developed an interest in investments in eighth grade, when he purchased his first stock. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. He believes in community service and “paying It forward,’ which has prompted him to serve on various boards and take on charitable endeavors. He lives in Greenville with his wife; they have three daughters and he also has five grandchildren.