Don Stillman
Business Development
Director / Co-Founder
Email: dstillman@causegenesis.com

Don Stillman is a media and marketing executive with 35 years of experience across numerous channels and media platforms. After graduating from New York University he joined ABC Television becoming Director of Special Projects. He then moved on to program syndication through ABC subsidiary Worldvision Enterprises.

Don is active in both faith-based and mainstream media projects through his own company, Creative Content Marketing. He has expertise in content development, publishing, distribution, social media and motion pictures. Through various business alliances over the years Don has developed, produced and marketed many successful products. These include award winning faith-based programs, documentaries, broadcast properties, marketing enhancements and the co-creation of successful new business concepts.

Currently, Don is focused on cause related and charitable work through eComCharity.com. His clients and project partners have included Governor Mike Huckabee, Fox News Channel, TBN, iDisciple.org, Simon and Schuster, Guideposts, The Blaze, Jesus Daily, Thomas Kinkade, ACLJ, Daystar, Readers Digest, Tyndale House, Discovery Networks, Beliefnet and many others.

Don and his wife Valerie are the proud parents of three and the grandparents of seven.

Wintley Phipps
Strategy
Director / Co-Founder
Email: wphipps@causegenesis.com

Wintley Phipps is a minister, education activist, and renowned gospel vocalist who uses his musical and oratorical talents to inspire hope throughout the world.

He is the founder and CEO of the U.S. Dream Academy, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children and youth who have had a family member incarcerated. The program provides mentoring, character training and academic tutoring needed for success in today’s world. For his work at the U.S. Dream Academy, Mr. Phipps has received numerous service awards, among them:  the Excellence in Mentoring for Program Leadership Award from MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership; the Oprah Winfrey Angel Network Use Your Life Award; Philanthropist of the Year from The National Center for Black Philanthropy, Inc.; and the Distinguished Service Award from Loma Linda University.  In recognition of his positive global impact through speaking, the National Speakers Association awarded Wintley the prestigious Master of Influence Award.

Mr. Phipps is married to the lovely Linda Diane Galloway Phipps (an RN) and they have been blessed with three fine sons: Wintley Augustus, II, Winston Adriel, and Wade Alexander.

Robert Helmer
Technology
Co-Founder
Email: reh@commercescience.com

Robert Helmer served in the U.S. Army and attended Georgia Institute of Technology on an athletic scholarship, majoring in Industrial Management. Helmer is married, and has four children and two grandchildren.

Bob is Managing Director of eComNow and the CEO of Commerce Science Corporation (CSC).  CSC provides a “Platform as a Service” eCommerce solution being used in many industries. eComNow, the marketing arm of CSC, provides the deployment and management of CSC’s technology.

Prior to forming CSC, Helmer was the owner of Trac International Corporation, a multi-national importer and distributor of products from China, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mexico. Trac International was the first company to design and develop racing style bicycles in China. The company imported and sold bicycles from China, Taiwan, Holland and Mexico to more than 600 dealers in the U.S.

Brian Paradis
President/Operations
Director
Email: jbparadis@causegenesis.com

Brian Paradis is a visionary executive with a rich blend of operations acuity, strategic insight, and fiscal intelligence. He currently serves as President of Cause Genesis.  He also serves in a leadership capacity with several other organizations.

Brian is known as a creative idea generator and consensus builder, using imagination in leadership to foster innovation among teams, systems, and organizations. By using the concept of systems theory, he inspires and coaches leaders to build a culture that executes strategy and achieves sustainable performance excellence that delivers strategic, operational, and financial results.

Prior to his current roles Brian was President and Chief Operating Officer of Florida Hospital’s Central Region, a $4 billion enterprise with more than 25,000 employees and 2,000 physicians. Under his leadership, Florida Hospital was ranked as the #1 Hospital in Florida by U.S. News and World Report for three consecutive years, and was a 2014 finalist for the prestigious Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award. In addition, Florida Hospital was the largest hospital in the United States to achieve the ISO 9001 certification for quality.

Prior to his President and Chief Operating Officer roles, Brian served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Florida Division of Adventist Health Systems. He was instrumental in the successful launch of Celebration Health, a state-of-the-future healthcare facility in Walt Disney’s Celebration community.

Brian earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southern Adventist University in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He further developed his financial acumen by earning a Public Accountant and a Management Accountant certification.

He is a dedicated and passionate community advocate, focusing his efforts on children and improving the overall health of families. Currently, he serves on the boards of the Central Florida Partnership and Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center. Previously, he co-chaired the American Heart Association’s Orlando Heart Walk for two consecutive years, and event that inspired 18,000 walkers and raised more than $1 million in contributions. In addition, he served on the Orange County Public Schools Audit Advisory Committee, and the boards of Lifework Leadership and Grace Medical Home.

Lisa Goolsby
Marketing
Email: lisa@impactmarketinginsights.com

As CEO for Impact, Lisa provides direction and insight regarding marketing research and strategy for clients. She has a focus on consumer behavior and customer satisfaction, through years of client research, academic research, published works, and numerous seminars and presentations.

After working for 16 years as a Marketing professor, Lisa has a unique perspective on the Millennial generation and how to reach them through targeted marketing. And prior to teaching college students, Lisa served as the Director of Pediatric Outreach for St.Vincent Hospital and Health Services, in Indianapolis, Indiana. As the Director, Lisa worked to develop the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent, setting marketing strategy, developing a 1:1 marketing initiative among three key target markets which increased volumes by 76% and revenues by 85% over previous year’s comparison quarter. A major initiative was to train the hospital on customer service, with particular attention to the pediatric practice, including development and implementation of patient satisfaction survey instruments.

Lisa has also served as a Marketing Coordinator and Marketing Consultant with Olive Healthcare Consulting in Indianapolis, Indiana. During her time as a consultant, Lisa worked with manufacturers, physicians and hospitals to conduct research and set marketing strategies. Additionally, Lisa held her insurance brokers license and worked with the membership of the Indiana Manufacturers Association to enroll members in the Insurance products provided through IMASERV.

In addition to the above listed positions, Lisa was the President for the American Marketing Association’s Indianapolis Chapter from 1996-1997 – earning her chapter an Excellence Award for Membership and provided marketing consulting to the NCAA Final Four Communications Committee for the 1997 Championships.

Lisa holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration – Marketing from La Sierra University, a Masters in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University and a PhD in Marketing with an emphasis in Consumer Behavior from NorthCentral University. She was among the first 100 marketers in the world to receive the Professional Certified Marketer designation through the American Marketing Association.