What is the Kingdom Focused Summit?

In 2019, the Goble Group launched the Kingdom Focused Summit (KFS) as an act of faith to bring Christian leaders, speakers, and educators from across the country to Central PA to share their insight, wisdom, and faith with our vibrant small business community around a relevant theme each year.

The Kingdom Focused Summit provides an opportunity for these businesses to come together as individuals or teams to learn, laugh, and network through faith, family and business.

Tickets Available Oct. 2022

2023 Kingdom Focused Summit -- April 27th

Landis Hall at The Junction Center -- Doors Open 7:45am | KFS ends 12:30pm

KFS 2023 Theme:

Building a Winning Team Through Faith, Family, and Business

 

2023 Kingdom Focused Summit Sponsors

2023 Kingdom Focused Summit Speakers

Judy Shaffer

Judy Shaffer and her husband Matt are the franchise owner-operators of both Chick-fil-A restaurants in Lancaster County.  A Lancaster County native, Judy received her B.S. in Marketing from West Chester University, followed by her MBA from Lebanon Valley College while in the early stages of what would be an 11-year Marketing career at Auntie Anne’s Incorporated.  

As Chief Marketing Officer for Auntie Anne's, she led the strategic re-positioning of the brand with the partnership of The Richards Group, an advertising agency who is credited with the famous Chick-fil-A Cows Campaign!  It was then that Judy began to be inspired by the culture and values of this family-owned, Southern company called Chick-fil-A.  

Fast forwarding to today, she leads an organization of over 200 employees across both restaurants, generating a combined annual sales volume of $20 million.  Judy is deeply passionate about a few things - Chick-fil-A’s corporate purpose, authentic leadership, and keeping life centered around what matters most.  

Judy and Matt are parents to two sons - Benjamin, who is attending Messiah University, and Wesley, who is in 10th grade in the Penn Manor school district. 

Tim Davis

Tim grew up as an "at risk" kid in the projects. He was raised by his mom who only had a 6th grade education and a prescription drug addiction but despite the odds, and by the grace of God, Tim has escaped poverty to become an entrepreneur, business coach, and national speaker.

Tim is the Founder of The Originators Guide and Vice President of Strategic Growth & Internal Coaching, Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group

Gene Pargas

Gene Pargas is the Executive Director of Expansion for Marketplace Chaplains, a non-profit organization that provides employee care services to over 5,000 company locations in North America. 

Gene has owned or been a partner in three organizations including Priority Management headquartered in Vancouver BC with over 150 offices around the world. Gene has also held Vice President and Director positions within the SaaS environment as well as board member positions in the non-profit community. 

Prior to his corporate career Gene served for 9 years in the United States Navy and completed his service while on special assignment to the U.S. Department of State.  He currently resides in Southern New Jersey.

Pictures from 2021 Kingdom Focused Summit

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