About the author
Dr. Duane E. Mangum is a 25 year Air Force veteran and Christian Counselor. He received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Business Administration from Concordia University and later earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Counseling from Trinity College of the Bible and Trinity Theological Seminary. A frequent motivational speaker and leadership trainer,
Dr. Mangum has served as a seminary facilitator, lifestyle coach, community outreach activist and mentor. He currently serves as a volunteer lay pastor and leadership trainer for the Allegheny East Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Churches under the Relationship Ministries Department and is an ordained local Elder at the Bladensburg SDA Church in Bladensburg, Maryland. Originally from Alexandria, Virginia, Dr. Mangum and his wife Michele, reside in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area.