Archives: Speakers

Marius van Heerden

Marius van Heerden Scenic Designer, Willow Creek Community Church Bio Marius was born in South Africa, but immigrated and made Chicago home for the last 10 years with his wife and 4 wonderful children, (they now have 4, in-law kids and 3½  grandchildren). He started serving on the stage set production team at Willow Creek…

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Donnie Haulk

Donnie Haulk President/CEO – AE Global Media Bio Donnie is an international speaker, published author, accomplished musician, technology architect and manufacturing consultant for the industry he loves. He is daily involved in the design, engineering, installation, and testing of many cutting edge A/V/L products on the market today*. With a solid background in engineering and…

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Paul Martel

Paul Martel CEO & Founder, Living As One Bio Paul Martel is CEO and Co-Founder of Living As One, an organization focused on strengthening The Church through improved communication technology and collaboration. Paul is a graduate from The University of Texas at Dallas and has experience in emergency communications, live event production, and global broadcast…

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Jody Eldred

Jody Eldred Ambassador, Light & Motion Filmmaker/Visual Storyteller, Jody Eldred Productions Bio Jody Eldred is an Emmy-winning and Directors Guild of America award-nominated Director, Director of Photography/Cameraman, Writer, Producer, and Editor. With 40 years in TV news and docs (mostly for the networks), working on feature films, TV dramas such as CBS’ “J.A.G.”, “NCIS”, “NCIS:…

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Brian Turnbull

Brian Turnbull Church Relations Lead, Amplio Systems Bio Brian is passionate about sitting down with church leaders and encouraging them while diving deep into their vision and culture. Prior to joining Amplio, he spent most of his life around St. Louis, MO where he spent several years as Director of Production & Technology for a…

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Ivan Talamantes

Ivan Talamantes Broadcast Audio Engineer & Midweek TD, Willow Creek Community Church Bio Ivan started 30 years ago as a musician and 20 years ago as an audio engineer. Currently, he is the TD for midweek services and the Broadcast Audio Engineer for Weekends at Willow Creek. He also has a project studio at home…

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Matt Lundgren

Matt Lundgren Worship Director, Willow Creek Community Church Bio Matt Lundgren is a musician, songwriter, worship director and a part of the creative engine at Willow Creek Community Church.  Through his musical talent, down-to-earth persona, and use of creative arts, Matt Lundgren finds unique ways to help people connect with God. In his free time…

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Fatai Veamatahau

Fatai Veamatahau Worship Leader, Willow Creek Community Church Bio Fatai is an Australian artist who knows no bounds when it comes to her unending vocal capability, song craftsmanship and unique personal character, that leaves crowds speechless. Blending all the best-bits of soul, r&b and contemporary music, Fatai’s favorite place is face to face with people,…

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Josh Gonzalez

Josh Gonzalez Audio Engineer, Willow Creek Community Church Bio Josue (Sway) Gonzalez is an audio engineer with 12 years experience in large scale production. He is passionate about monitor engineering because he loves connecting with artists on a musical, technical and relational level.  He currently resides in Chicago with his wife Keah and their three…

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Marshall Hall

Marshall Hall Worship Leader, Willow Creek Community Church Bio Born and raised in Lexington, KY, Marshall Hall is best known for his time with the Gaither Vocal Band and his appearances on the Bill Gaither Homecoming videos and concert tours.  During his tenure there, Hall earned several GMA Dove Awards and a 2009 Grammy Award…

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