Dr. Mark S. Vasconcellos, Founder & CEO – Mark S. Vasconcellos serves as the International Pastor of All Nations Church in Raleigh, NC. In 2015 Mark received special recognition from the Prime Minister of Guyana, H.E. Samuel Hinds for his service to the people of Guyana. In 2003 he received the “Ambassador for Peace” award for his exemplary living for the sake of others. Mark completed his Doctor of Ministry at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. He also graduated from Miami-Dade College, Miami, Florida, and Florida International University, Miami, Florida. He has a strong background in teaching and training and is fluent in English & Spanish. He married Karyn in 1995 and has one teenage son.
Dr. Charles Ligon, President – Charles Ligon serves as a full-time Corporate Chaplain with PowerSecure based in Wake Forest, North Carolina. His previous ministry experience includes Headmaster of Crossroads Christian School and Associate Pastor at Faith Baptist Church, Youngsville, NC. Prior to vocational ministry, Ligon worked in the insurance, banking and electric utility industry. He has a BS in Business Administration from Barton College (formerly Atlantic Christian) and has also earned the Master of Divinity (1997) and Doctor of Ministry (2008) degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. Charles resides in Wake Forest, NC with his wife Cheryl. They have three adult children.
Dr. Shannon Scott, Vice-President -Shannon Scott is the Senior Pastor of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. He began serving in the pastoral ministry since 1966. Shannon is married to Zelma, they have two children and 8 grandchildren. Shannon completed his undergraduate degree at Campbell University, his Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Emmanuel Bible College & Seminary. Shannon has preached and taught in dozens of countries around the world. His passion is teaching, preaching, evangelizing, and loving all people.
Cornelius J. (C.J.) Harris, Treasurer – C.J. Harris is the President and Managing Director of C.J. Harris and Company, LLC. He has over 45 years of business experience and served as treasurer for the Franklin Graham Festival 98, Greenville, NC held at the ECU stadium in 1998. C.J. is a charter member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and the Carolinas-Virginia Business Brokers Association (CVBBA). C.J. is a long-standing member of the M&A Source, an internationally recognized association of merger and acquisition practitioners. At the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He continued his education in graduate studies at East Carolina University, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Rutgers University and intra-company and associational continuing education programs. C.J. has served in leadership positions in several churches and for The Gideon’s International.
Karyn A. Vasconcellos, Secretary – Karyn A. Vasconcellos is a Vice President and Senior Credit Underwriter for commercials loans at Regions Bank. Karyn has over 20 years of banking experience. She has earned a Diploma in Women’s Studies from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Karyn has an Accounting degree from The College of Arts Science & Technology, Jamaica. She has a Business Administration degree from Barry University, Miami, Florida and completed her graduate studies in Finance from Phoenix University. She is married to Mark and has one teenage son. She has been the recipient of many awards including the prestigious ‘INROADS’ Supervisor of the year in 2004. Karyn faithfully serves in the International Ministry at All Nations Church, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Dr. Enoch E. Holloway serves as the Pastor of Friendship Chapel Baptist Church in Wake Forest, NC, since 1982. He has served as field supervisor to SEBTS and Shaw Divinity Schools master and doctoral candidates. He currently serves as an adjunct professor to the Department of Religion and Philosophy at St. Augustine’s University, Raleigh, NC, and Northeastern Regional Biblical College, Oxford, NC. Dr. Holloway graduated from St. Augustine’s University with a BA degree in Business Administration, Masters of Divinity from Shaw University in Raleigh, NC. and Doctor of Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. In 1993, recognizing the need to promote better community relations, Dr. Holloway co-chaired and helped establish the Wake Forest Human Relations Council and the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee. He continues to serve the community through various organizations.