About the Alpha Leadership Breakfast

What is ALB?

All are welcome to attend the 5th Annual Alpha Leadership Breakfast. The breakfast is for everyone, encouraging us to excel as leaders and entrepreneurs as we connect, share our wisdom and learn about the Alpha course and its benefits. Join other likeminded guests who want to become stronger leaders in their workplace and community and be inspired by our panel of guest speakers including Capital Group Global Equity Portfolio Manager, Jody Jonsson, U.S. Senate Chaplain and Chief Navy Chaplain, Barry C. Black and Former Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable John Dalton. 

This is an event designed to focus on and discover how faith, life and leadership link together. Learn more about our guest speakers and register below.

McLean, Hilton

7920 Jones Branch Dr

Friday, Oct. 19, 2018

7.30 AM - 9.30 AM


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Get to know some of our featured speakers

Jody Jonsson

Jody Jonsson is a global equity portfolio manager and member of the management committee of Capital Group, one of the largest mutual fund managers in the US. She has been with the company for 28 years and has worked for Capital in San Francisco, Geneva, London and Los Angeles. She previously worked for Fidelity Management and Research in Boston and Irving Trust Company in New York. She holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA in economics from Princeton University. Jody is on the boards of Alpha USA and Alpha International and formerly chaired the Stanford GSB Investment Trust. Originally from Washington, DC, she now lives in Manhattan Beach, CA. She is married with three grown children, and is also an instrument-rated private pilot.

Get to know some of our featured speakers

Dr. Barry C. Black

On June 27, 2003, Rear Admiral Barry C. Black (Ret.) was elected the 62nd Chaplain of the Senate. He started his work on July 7, 2003. Prior to Capitol Hill, Chaplain Black served in the U.S. Navy for over twenty-seven years, ending his distinguished career as the Chief of Navy Chaplains.

Chaplain Black is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and an alumnus of Oakwood College, Andrews University, North Carolina Central University, Palmer Theological Seminary, Salve Regina University, and Alliant International University. In addition to earning Master of Arts degrees in Divinity, Counseling, and Management, he has received a Doctorate degree in Ministry and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Psychology. In 2006 he released his autobiography entitled, “From the Hood to the Hill,” in addition, “The Blessing of Adversity” (2011), “Nothing to Fear” (2017), and “Make Your Voice Heard in Heaven” (2018).

Chaplain Barry C. Black is married to the former Brenda Pearsall of St. Petersburg, Florida. They have three sons: Barry II, Brendan, and Bradford.

Get to know some of our featured speakers

The Honorable John Dalton

The Honorable John Dalton attended Louisiana University for a year before transferring to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. He graduated with distinction from Annapolis in 1964 and was a finalist in the Rhodes Scholarship competition. After graduating from Annapolis, Dalton served in the Navy from 1964 to 1969. During that time he received naval nuclear power training and served abroad the submarines USS Blueback (SS-581) as the Supply and Commissary Officer and USS John C Calhoun (SSBN-630) as the Main propulsion Assistant, Communications Officer and Weapons Officer. He attained the rank of lieutenant while on active duty and was promoted to Lieutenant Commander while in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

After leaving the Navy, Dalton ran the San Antonio, Texas office of the Little Rock, Arkansas-based Stephens Inc., investment banking firm. Prior to his employment at Stephens Inc., he was Managing Director of Best Associates and Mason Best Company, merchant banking firms headquartered in Houston and Dallas respectfully. In 1971, Dalton received a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Oct. 19th @ 7.30 AM (Hilton, Tysons Corner)

Tickets are available to purchase


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