Crown Leadership Team
Chuck Bentley, CEO
In 2000, while a business owner in Dallas, Texas, Chuck Bentley was deeply impacted as a student in a Crown Bible study. The entire direction of his life was changed when he realized that he was attempting to serve two masters, God and money, and failing at both.
Robert Dickie, III, President
Bob Dickie joined Crown Financial Ministries as interim COO in January 2011 and on July 1, 2011 was named Crown's President with the unanimous support of the Board of Directors. As a decorated Air Force Officer and former CEO for an international training and sales materials service provider that he helped to more than triple in size from 2004 to 2009 Bob is a versatile leader with a proven track record throughout his military, business management, and non-profit career.
Sheila Thompson, VP - Relationship and Knowledge Management
Sheila has been serving Crown Financial Ministries since 1992. She came to the ministry with 13 years of experience in the corporate world, bringing a background of both marketing and computer science. Initially, she started her journey with Crown in the Seminar Department and soon became Vice President, Customer Operations in 1994.
Jan Strydom, VP - Global Career Development
Jan Strydom was born in Pretoria, raised in South Africa and received a BA with Honors in Social Studies from the University of Potchefstroom and a B Theology from CLF. He did further post graduate studies at Unisa. His prior experience includes seven years in corporate business (Anglo American), four years as Registrar at the University of Vista and 13 years as a Pastor in a vibrant local church.
Calvin Dillinger, Director of Client Services
Calvin came to Crown Financial Ministries after graduating from the Knoxville Fellows program in the spring of 2012. He earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Lee University where he graduated Cum Laude. Calvin is driven to see his generation discover their identity, dream big, and deliver inspiration in their communities and workplaces.
Handre De Jongh, Director of God Provides
Handre de Jongh graduated from ICI University in 1995 with a BA degree in Theology and was a student pastor at Hatfield Christian Church in Pretoria, South Africa during that same year. Handre obtained a BA Honors (Cum Laude) degree in Psychology form the University of Stellenbosch in 1997.
Heather Hayes, Development Director
Joining the Crown team in 2010 Heather brings a heart for ministry combined with a passion for developing lasting customer relationships. Having been impacted by a Crown study in 2003 she has a personal commitment to Crown’s mission and it was an easy transition from the real estate industry into ministry.
Wilson Cheah, VP - Asia Pacific Area
Wilson Cheah is serving Crown Financial Ministries as the Vice President for the Asia Pacific area. He comes with a business background, which spans over 35 years across a wide spectrum of industries from fast moving consumer goods to leisure and retailing.
Frank Gonzalez, VP - Latin America
Frank Gonzalez started his professional development at a very young age. At 17 he completed a course on credits analysis and Banco de Lara, a regional bank in Venezuela, recruited him.
For the next 18 years he continue to work in the banking industry, working at an executive level at several important banks in his country such as Interbank and Banco Mercantil.