Leaders of all kinds interested in transforming their organization and communities are invited to the Leadership Forum 2022 at Fresno Pacific University.

“Transformational leadership inspires innovation and collaboration building a shared vision for the flourishing of our region,” said Steven Redekop, director of the FPU Foundation development and legacy gifts in the university Advancement Office, which is hosting the event.

Doors open at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2022, on the main FPU campus, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave., Fresno. Breakfast is provided and tickets are $30 each or $200 for a table of eight. Register at fpu.edu/LeadershipForum, or get more information by contacting Redekop at steven.redekop@fresno.edu or 559-453-3451.

Fresno Deputy Mayor Matthew Grundy will be keynote speaker, and will share leadership principles he has learned through the ups and downs of his own personal and professional journey. Recognized for his entrepreneurial spirit, creativity and passion for building organizations, Grundy came to Fresno to lead the local Habitat for Humanity, where his vision for growth attracted national attention and opened the door for him to assist with the strategic vision for 1,200 Habitat operations across the United States.

Many prominent organizations are supporting Leadership Forum 2022 through their sponsorships:

  • Leadership Sponsor
    • Legacy Construction
  • Character Sponsor
    • Wells Fargo
  • Integrity Sponsors
    • Summa Development Group
    • Camarena Health
    • Johanson Transportation Service
    • Fresno Pacific University School of Education
  • Influence Sponsor
    • CBMC (Christian Business Men’s Connection)



Wayne Steffen
Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations