Featured Speakers

The Partners Worldwide International Summit features speakers from both near and far.
We’re utilizing our 20-year network to make connections with people from every walk of life.

Rev. Dr. Samuel B. Reeves, Jr.

Sam Reeves is the Senior Pastor of Providence Baptist Church in Monrovia, Liberia. Under his leadership, Providence has started numerous community ministries, including a hospital and a high school. Reeves also helped found LEAD, Inc.—Liberia’s premier microfinance institution and a strategic partner of Partners Worldwide. Reeves is the recent author of Congregation To Congregation Relationship: A Case Study of the Partnership Between a Liberian Church and a North American Church.  

Doug Seebeck

Doug Seebeck is a visionary leader who has spent half of his 40-year career in global economic development abroad. He is the founding president and CEO of Partners Worldwide, a global Christian network of businesspeople pursuing a world without poverty. He is also a founding member of PW Entrepreneurs, a social-venture capital fund investing in high-impact global enterprises.

Doug holds a B.S. in Agronomy from Washington State University and an M.A. in Leadership Studies from Azusa Pacific University. He is also the co-author of My Business, My Mission, a chronicle of stories and lessons learned from inspirational business leaders around the world. Doug lives with his wife Gail in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They have five adult children and three grandchildren. 

Anna & Nathan Bond

Anna and Nathan Bond are the Co-Founders of Rifle Paper Co., a stationery and lifestyle brand based in Winter Park, Florida. The company officially launched via riflepaperco.com in November 2009. What began as a small business based out of Anna and Nathan’s garage apartment has quickly grown into an international brand over the last six years.

Their online shop of their goods includes custom wedding invitations, thank you notes, journals, and cards. With the opening of Rifle Paper Co.’s studio in Anna and Nathan’s hometown of Winter Park, Florida came a full-staff, even more large clients, and national recognition.

Julio Zelaya

Julio Zelaya is a global expert in entrepreneurship, a published author, an educator, and accomplished keynote speaker. He has an extensive educational background with degrees and accolades from Tulane University, MIT, Harvard University, and Cornell University. Julio is also the Founder and President of Emprende U (www.emprendeu.com), a leading Latin American organization focused in education and entrepreneurship development, designing corporate universities and specialized entrepreneurial training and culture development.

He advises more than 150 organizations in the United States, Latin America, and The Caribbean, training more than 100,000 people per year in live events and more than 500,000 people in digital media.

Speakers and sessions subject to change.