Dr. Jeff Myers

Dr. Jeff Myers

Trustee Spotlight

Dr. Jeff Myers is president of Summit Ministries, a highly respected worldview training program whose tens of thousands of graduates are making a difference in politics, law, academics, medicine, science, and business. In the last twenty years, Dr. Myers has become one of America's most respected authorities on youth leadership development.

From 1989 to 1995 Dr. Myers headed up the Summit's curriculum team as it produced the Understanding the Times and Lightbearers courses for Christian schools. In 1997, Dr. Myers completed his dissertation for the Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Denver and accepted a faculty appointment at Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee, where he has taught undergraduate and MBA courses in leadership and communication for 14 years. While at Bryan, Dr. Myers also founded and directed an eastern U.S. branch of Summit's youth and adult programs.

Focus on the Family founder James Dobson referred to him as "a very gifted and inspirational young leader." Evangelist Josh McDowell called him "a man who is 100% sold out to preparing the next generation to reflect the character of Christ in the culture." Through his appearances on Fox News and other media programs, Dr. Myers has become a fresh voice offering humor and insight from a Christian worldview.

Dr. Myers' many books and video courses include Playpen to Podium, Secrets of Great Communicators, Secrets of the World-Changers, Secrets of Everyday Leaders, Handoff, and, most recently, Cultivate: Forming the Emerging Generation through Life-on-Life Mentoring. Jeff and his family live in Colorado.