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Speaker Biographies

John Kaites is an American entrepreneur and attorney who has served in the Arizona State House of Representatives and Senate. After serving his terms in state government, he started a law firm that spun off of a previous lobbying firm. As he continued to work in law, his faith continued to evolve, and at age 42 he attended Fuller Theological Seminary where he started on a path of personal transformation that continues today. He began taking the words of Christ in the gospels and the books of Acts and turning them into secular business principles. This led to an exponential growth in financial wealth, and he has continued to emphasize the importance of his faith in all areas of his life. His current ministry is not only business, but he helps pastors and churches to bring people to faith in Christ using current culture and a model for increasing ministry revenue, outside of the collective plate.

Jonathan Larkin is a Marine Corps veteran and a former elected official of the Arizona State Legislature. During his service in the Marine Corps Mr. Larkin specialized in Supply Chain Operations serving in Fallujah, and Ali Asad, Iraq as well as the South Pacific. In 2012 while working for Fry’s Food Stores he was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives where he served as the ranking member on the Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Technical Management from DeVry University in addition to a Masters in Global Management from Arizona State University; Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Adam McAnally is an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church, and he served on the Spring Board in Tempe from 2014-2016.He currently works for Salt River Project in their Regulatory Policy department. He received his BA from the University of Arizona in Political Science and his Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University with an emphasis in Finance. He also currently serves on the boards of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations. Adam, his wife Elena, and their daughters Isabella and Eva live in midtown Phoenix.

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