Mr. Rogers will discuss reversing poverty and ending homelessness. Dan Rogers is licensed with the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel and is a certified pastoral & ministries assessor, non profit consultant, and a leadership coach. Dan served as senior pastor of Family Christian Center in Toledo, Ohio for 21 years. In 2001, Dan continued his passion to transform lives by serving on staff at Cherry Street Mission Ministries located in Toledo, Ohio. In March 2006, he was named Cherry Street’s president and CEO. Dan was the recipient of the 2009 Jefferson Award for Public Service and in 2014 received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Entrepreneurial and Business Excellence Hall of Fame. Currently, Dan is spearheading the development of Cherry Street’s Life Revitalization Center by facilitating social impact partnerships in order to establish a career and vocational school which will impact and reverse the trends of homelessness and poverty in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. Dan and his wife Crystal have been married 38 years and are founders of a leadership and curriculum development ministry called Soma Ministries International which works in India and Jamaica. They have five children, three daughters-in-law, and eight grandchildren.