Thread: Leadership with Purpose

Leadership Conference

About our Speakers


Brad spent 12 years in Corporate America building teams, developing leaders, and elevating cultures. His heart beats to help individuals and teams find out where they are right now, own their story moving forward, & put them on a path to get them where they want to go. Brad enjoys traveling, dating his wife every week, and raising 3 amazing boys. He’s especially excited to be hosting Thread!


IG: @brad.m.stinson

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Bekah could give a rat's ass about telling you how great she is and all the things she's done. She's a work in progress. Sometimes she writes and leads retreats but mostly she's finding her truest self at home in listening. Listening to God's voice, her kids, her neighbors, her husband, the people God confetties in her path. She's caring more about trusting Him than anything else. She likes porch cocktails and dancing like Shakira. She's most alive going off-road wildflower picking and offering spiritual direction as she trains to become a Spiritual Director. She lives to create a safe space for people to come as they are and know soul care and grace upon grace.


IG: @bekahjanepogue

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Danny is a storyteller and itinerant speaker in both domestic and international settings. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Religion and a Master of Arts in Executive Leadership. Danny has more than 16 years of non-profit and leadership experience. He is currently the Executive Director for Speaking Louder Ministries, and the Chief Joy Officer at The Collective Global. Ge enjoys coffee, jet lag, camping, jogging, poetry, and has a passion for joy in the workplace.


IG: @dannycwilliamson

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CJ is a husband, dad, & author of the book Get Weird: Discover the Surprising Secret to Making a Difference, in bookstores everywhere this September.

For over 15 years He’s helped some of the world's biggest brands discover their unique identity and share it creatively including Lululemon, The United Nations, MGM Studios, and Whole Foods. his work has been featured on national media including CBS, MTV, Amazon Prime, and The Huffington Post. Lately, he’s been sharing some of his ideas, speaking at places like TEDx, Saddleback Church, Story Conference, and Charity:Water.

No matter who you are, whether you're the CEO of a Fortune 100 or in the third grade, he’s passionate about helping you discover and own your unique contribution to the world.


IG: @cjcasciotta

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CZ is perhaps best known for his deep empathy and contagious passion for the gospel, which defies barriers of age, ethnicity, and religion. Whether teaching, speaking, or writing, CZ provides a perspective on the gospel that is raw, accessible, and relevant. Curtis has served in various ministry and leadership roles over the last 15 years―including church planting, pastoring, and speaking on rest, the kingdom, and the beauty of the gospel. Curtis, his wife Monique, and two sons, Noah and Micah, currently live in Franklin, TN.


IG: @whoiscz

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Little Brick Theater, the Factory @ Franklin

230 Franklin Road, BUILDINg 6

Franklin,  TN  37064


Enter the factory parking lot off Franklin Road, directly across from the Park at harlinsdale farm, adjacent to the BP gas station. Directly ahead look for BUILDING 6.