T.D. Jakes

Chairman of the Board

T. D. Jakes is a globally recognized serial entrepreneur, visionary, and faith leader who presides over The Potter’s House, a global humanitarian organization and 30,000-member church in Dallas. Beyond his faith-based initiatives, T.D. Jakes spreads his inclusive message via a multimillion-dollar media empire spanning film, television, radio, bestselling books and a global conference series.

Deeply committed to serving as a force for good in underserved communities around the world, T.D. Jakes has launched a variety of successful programs, including the Texas Offenders Reentry Initiative (T.O.R.I.), which helps prepare former inmates convicted of non-violent crimes for the workforce. He also hosts conferences like the International Leadership Summit, which brings together a diverse group of entrepreneurs and visionaries who share their strategies for becoming more effective leaders, and a global women’s conference.

As an influential thought leader, T.D. Jakes has cultivated relationships with a broad mix of Fortune 500 CEOs, politicians and media figures, including AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC).