Meet the Team

At The Champion Group, we exist to empower Christian schools and ministries to accomplish greater impact through increased funding and organizational effectiveness.

The Champion Group Executive Team

Kelly Blake

Co-CEO

Don Carmichael

Co-CEO

Brooke Martellero

CFO

Department Heads

Walter Kearns

Director of Strategy

Shelbey Wade

Director of Client Success

Ben Wideman

Director of Operations

Staff

Shaun Alspach

Subject Matter Expert

Vicki Carmichael

Prayer Director

Hayley Cleckler

Director of Finance

Bethany Cooler

Account Executive

Lauren Griffin

Reporting and Tech Support

Ed Hardin

Strategist

Caroline Kelly

Fundraising Consultant

Dr. Ron Mitchell

Strategist

Dr. Marv Penner

Subject Matter Expert

Rick Shaum

Subject Matter Expert

Margaret Anne Tilford

Fundraising Consultant

Paige Tisdale

Fundraising Consultant

Landon Rhodes

Creative Content Specialist

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