John DeYoung

Board Chair/ CEO/ Executive Director

  • Serial entrepreneur 20 + years
  • Founder - Large $5 million Dance Studio
  • Sales Director for Large $6 million media company
  • Launched his own successful film and media company
  • Recruited to run Film and Dance Department at Valor Christian High School
  • Founder of two successful non-profits – Momentum Global (India) and Shift Freedom (Anti-sex trafficking)
  • CEO of Vivoblu valued at 2.85 million the first year.
Wendy J. Henkelman

Advisory Board Member/ Event Producer/ Marketing Consultant/ Line Producer

  • Graduated with a BA in Film from BIOLA UNIVERSITY
  • Served as PR Director for Nationwide Youth Conference Organization, live in over 10 cities with 100,000+ teens and youth leaders
  • Served as Regional Promotion Manager for K-LOVE/Air1 Radio (Globally reaches 15M listeners).
  • Current Event Planner & Producer serving SHIFT as Exec Producer for SHIFT Freedom Conferences.
Katie McNulty

Social Media Director

  • Experience marketing to Fortune 500 companies and executive leaders for a leading global law firm.
  • Comprehensive background across different aspects of marketing, including paid digital advertising, graphic design, event planning, client management, copywriting, pitches and proposals, and social media.
  • Creative thinker, brand builder, and aspiring “word-smith” (e.g. strong appreciation for an oxford comma).
Akash Mondal

SHIFTai Platform Creative Producer

  • Serial Entrepreneur for 7+ Years
  • Co-Founder, Producer and Director for Momentum Media, feature film start up.
  • Founder & Producer of marketing agency, Genesis Production Canada.
  • Co-Founder of Taxably, Accounting-Tech startup.
  • Operations & Coordinator for Momentum Global.
  • Producer & Editor for Mo Christ.
Lucinda Koerner

Board Member/ Partnerships

  • Advertising and Marketing Industry for 20+ years: Radio & Television (Major Market)
  • Helped launch SHIFT Freedom and worked as COO for 5 years
  • On the original Momentum Global Team (COO) - 5 years
  • President and Founder of New Chapter real estate Investing company - providing skills & opportunity for survivors to achieve the dream of home ownership
  • Married for 34+ years, 2 grown children
Adam Baca

Relationship Distribution

  • Co Founder and Outreach Director for Day Without Hate. Globally impacted 2+ million students in 14 years.
  • Founder of The UnCommon Man. International Men’s personal development group
  • Founder of Elevated Health & Fitness
  • Youth Speaker on youth leadership, social impact, and connection.
  • Co Founder of Men’s Denver Serve. Denver’s largest network of men volunteers.
Jessica Shealy

Operations Assistant

  • Graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Human Sciences with a concentration in Health and Exercise Science.
  • Helped start and grow $13 million athletic apparel company.
  • Event Manager and National Sales Representative for $13 million athletic apparel company.
Brandy Stadler


  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Sociology and Organizational Management and also earned a Master of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Criminology.
  • Involved in Anti Trafficking work since 2014.
  • Was invited to join the Board of Directors as a Secretary for From Silenced to Saved, an anti-trafficking case management nonprofit, in 2020.
  • Experienced in Ongoing Adolescent casework/case management.
  • Experienced in Organizational Leadership and Operations through work as a director of childcare facilities for over a decade.
Chris Stadler

Board Member/ Law Enforcement

  • 15+ years in law enforcement.
  • Investigated hundreds of human trafficking related cases.
  • Involved in multiple federal task forces.
  • Expert witness.
  • Assisted in the creation of an anti-bullying and trafficking education curriculum currently used in over 35 states.
  • Earned two graduate degrees (MBA, MIS).
Dan Steele

Board Member/ Retired Law Enforcement/ Anti Sex Trafficking Advocate

  • Retired Law Enforcement – CO’s Top Cop 2015
  • Founder – Rocky Mountain Innocence Lost Task Force
  • COO, Strategic Leader & Small Business Advocate
  • Speaker & Public Safety Educator 15+ years
  • Anti-Trafficking Stalwart
  • Habitual Board Member – CO HT Council, EHH, SHIFT
  • US Air Force Veteran
Jesse Todd

Film Producer

  • Award-winning Director and Cinematographer with 13 years of film and video experience
  • Previous Marketing Director for a $2 million service company
  • Worked on productions aired on Discovery TV, National Geographic, Altitude TV, and more.
  • Filmed around the world in 10+ different countries
  • Founder of Vivid Imagery
Jason Epps

Music Producer

  • Rapper and songwriter from Colorado Springs, CO
  • Founder Eppic Invasion Productions
  • His powerful lyrics and melodic sounds first reached the ears of a wider audience with the release of his first EP entitled, “Forever Imperfect”.
  • Over 8 million views on YouTube
  • Over 3 million streams on Spotify
Ricky George

SHIFTai Platform Creative Director

  • Graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics & Special Effect.
  • Art Director & Graphics Designer for a Digital Marketing Agency.
  • Art Director & Co-Founder of a marketing agency The Whole Shebang.
  • Public Speaker in helping educate churches and christian organization to up their digital presence.
Lisa Ernst

Board Member/ CFO

  • CPA and President of Lisa M Ernst Inc, a tax and business consulting firm
  • Works with companies such as Coors Foundation, Buell Foundation, and the Animal Assistance Foundation
  • Largest client has an asset base of $425M
  • Graduated from Westminster College with a BA in Accounting and from the
  • University of San Diego with a Masters in Business Administration.
  • Licensed CPA in the state of Colorado
  • CFO of Momentum Global