Rich Bott, President, Bott Radio Network, Overland Park, KS
Richard (Rich) P. Bott, II is President and CEO of Bott Radio Network, which features quality Bible teaching, Christian news and information programming 24/7, operating 90 stations with a combined coverage of 50 million people across the heart of America. BRN also broadcasts nationwide via Sky Angel IPTV and worldwide on-line at www.bottradionetwork.com and on the iPhone, Android and iPad. Rich has 40 years of Christian radio broadcast experience. He serves as Chairman of the National Religious Broadcasters; on the Board of Governors Gold Circle of the Council for National Policy; on the Board of Trustees of Back to the Bible; and on the Board of Directors of Life Issues Institute, Inc. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and lives in Overland Park, Kansas.
Robert N. “Bob” Lepine, Vice President of Content & Chief Creative Officer, FamilyLife, Little Rock, AR
Bob Lepine is known to Christian radio listeners across the country as the co-host of the popular daily radio program, FamilyLife Today™ with Dennis Rainey. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including The Christian Husband and Helping Your Children Know God. A veteran of Christian radio, Bob serves as the Vice President of Content and the Chief Creative Officer at FamilyLife. Bob has helped FamilyLife develop eight different radio programs that reach a weekly audience of nearly nine million people. He serves as the host for Moody Radio’s Today In The Word and Truth for Life with Alistair Begg. Bob and his wife, Mary Ann, have been married since 1979, and they have five children.
John Fuller, Vice President of Audio, Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO
John Fuller is Vice President of Audio at Focus on the Family and co-host of the daily Focus on the Family broadcast. He leads the team that produces Focus programs reaching millions of listeners around the world. A media veteran of more than 30 years, John writes and speaks about creativity, media trends, influential leadership, excellence, and social media. As a father of six, he writes and speaks about strong marriages and effective parenting. John has a M.A. from the University of Northern Colorado. He and his wife, Dena, are also advocates for orphan care and adoption.
Wes Ward, Senior Director of Media, Revive Our Hearts, Niles, MI
Wes Ward serves as the Senior Director of Media for Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman Movement. With over 25 years in communications, he's managed broadcasting at FamilyLife Today, served as the National Program Director for Moody Radio and the Program Director for WMBI-FM/AM in Chicago, and as Station Manager and Program Director at KCBI-FM in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Wes is a former Chair of the NRB Radio Committee. A father of four, Wes is married to author/blogger Carrie, whose book Together: Growing Appetites for God (based on their own family life) releases in April 2012.
Ed Cannon, Far East Broadcasting Company, La Mirada, CA
Ed Cannon serves as President of Far East Broadcasting Company. Ed Cannon’s unique professional career includes leadership experience in both large ministry and corporate settings. Prior to coming to FEBC, Ed served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. During his 8-1/2 years at Moody, Ed had oversight of broadcasting, publishing, the legal department, fundraising and the operations of the Institute. Having served in executive positions in Amoco Oil and BP, Ed has focused on bringing various business disciplines to his work. Ed earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. He and his wife Mary Jean have two sons.
Bill Blount, President, Blount Communications Group, Derry, NH
Bill Blount is President of Blount Communications Group, a Christian radio network of six stations located throughout New England. He has served on the NRB Executive Committee for a number of years and has chaired several working committees. He has traveled extensively, and their radio group has partnered with international ministries, such as TWR, HCJB, The Bible League, Compassion International, and Gospel for Asia. He and his wife, Debbie, live by a lake in a small New Hampshire town.
Peggy Campbell, President, Ambassador Advertising Agency, Irvine, CA
Joining Ambassador Advertising Agency (Irvine, CA) in 1977 to help in the launch of Chuck Swindoll’s new radio ministry, Peggy Campbell was appointed President of the company in 2007, following the death of her husband, Jon, who had previously held that position. Today, leadership remains a joint effort, now shared with Jim Sanders. Beyond the work of Ambassador, and serving as a member of the Executive Committee for NRB, Peggy is actively engaged at Azusa Pacific University, serving as a Trustee. She assumes the role of Chairman for the Board of Trustees in May this year, the first time in the university’s 112-year history that the Chairmanship has been awarded to a woman.
Roger Kemp, President, Roger Kemp & Company, Westlake Village, CA
Roger Kemp is President of Roger Kemp and Company, Inc., a media agency headquartered in Westlake Village, California. The organization specializes in marketing, production and distribution of Christian radio and television programs. Clients include RBC Ministries, Insight for Living, Truth For Life, Walk in the Word, Focal Point, Know The Truth and Parenting Today's Teens.
Tom McCabe, President, KMA/Pursuant, Plano, TX
Tom McCabe is a 30-year veteran in direct marketing and media ministry consulting. He is co-founder and President of KMA/Pursuant where he and his colleagues serve many ministries, including Love Worth Finding, Insight for Living, The Urban Alternative, Moody Broadcasting, Northwestern Radio, Trans World Radio, Precept Ministries and others. He is a former Chair of the ECFA Board and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Christian Leadership Alliance.
Janet Parshall, Host, In the Market with Janet Parshall, Washington, DC
Janet is the host of In the Market with Janet Parshall a nationally syndicated radio program that is carried on Moody Radio and airs on over 700 stations all across the nation, from Alaska to the Virgin Islands. Janet has been consistently profiled as one of the top 100 talkers in Talkers magazine. She is the recipient of several broadcasting awards, including NRB’s Air Personality of the Year Award in both 2008 and 2011. Janet speaks regularly across the country on family values and biblical truths. She is the author of several books as well as a regular columnist for LIFE: Beautiful magazine. In 2005, President Bush asked her to represent the US at the United Nations for the UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW). Parshall and her husband, Craig, live in Virginia, and have four children and six grandchildren.