CHICAGO EXECUTIVE NAMED NEW PRESIDENT
& CEO OF GLOBAL CHRISTIAN BUSINESS
ATLANTA, GA (8/31/11)--The Fellowship of Companies for Christ
International (FCCI), a laser-beam focused discipleship ministry for
Christian business leaders,
announced today the appointment of Terence Chatmon as President
and CEO, effective immediately.
In making the announcement, Bobby Mitchell, Founder and Chairman of
FCCI, said, “We are blessed to have Terence as our new top
brings a diverse, 20-year background in corporate, entrepreneurial
and non-profit ministry leadership. He is a mature person of
faith, a visionary and strong relationship-builder with a proven
track record of integrity and fruitfulness. We believe he is the kind
of humble, passionate leader with whom our members will relate, someone
who will genuinely lead FCCI by daily Christian example.”
A graduate of the University of Illinois concentrating in Marketing,
Chatmon’s corporate business career included leadership positions at
Johnson & Johnson, Citibank, and Coca Cola. He then
transitioned into entrepreneurship, as a
multi-store Atlanta Bread Company franchisee. From there, he
focused his energies on non-profit ministry.
First, he became a teen ministry leader at a local church, later an elder at Perimeter Church
in Atlanta, and a teacher for Bible Study Fellowship. Then, after
authoring a popular Bible-based family enrichment course, he was
brought on staff at Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs as Vice President of Community Impact Outreach.
Terence's workshop materials, "Charting Your Family's Spiritual Course" is now a Focus on the Family product, distributed globally.
Most recently, he served as President of Urban Ministries in Chicago,
the largest independent African-American publishing and media company
in the United States.
Chatmon’s first public appearance was at FCCI’s 32nd
annual global leadership conference on September 25-29 at the
Ritz-Carlton in Key Biscayne, Florida. Between now and year's end, he
continues with the 2011 Discovery Tour, visiting US cities with significant
Founded in 1977, FCCI serves Christian
business leaders around the world through peer-to-peer relationships,
traditional and technology-based resources, local business leader
groups, regional and global conferences.