Tom Shefchunas––or “Shef,” as most people call him––has worked with students and adult leaders for over 25 years. He has been a teacher, coach, high school principal, student pastor, and father. His passion involves working with, developing, and consulting volunteers and professional youth workers all over the world. He is also an author of several books including co-authoring Lead Small with Reggie Joiner. Shef has a master’s in educational leadership from Georgia State and a master’s in biblical studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. Shef and his wife Julie live in Cumming, Georgia with their three children.