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150 Years – Time For A Change

150 Years – Time For A Change

Slaying the “Giant of Past Mistakes” All of us make mistakes. It is a part of being human, and something people from all walks of life have common. Through the lens of history, we see that many of the world’s greatest leaders have experienced failure at...
Hope, Motorcycles and People

Hope, Motorcycles and People

-Slaying the Giant of Apathy- A few days ago, I was talking with the mother of a 38-year-old man who was calling me because her son was battling “the giant of apathy.” He was in need of hope. I could relate. Sometimes I get apathetic when my life isn’t progressing the...
Billy Graham, MLK and the Power of Unity

Billy Graham, MLK and the Power of Unity

-Slaying the Giant of Division- United teams win. Divided teams lose. We all grasp that when we think about our favorite sports teams. But it can be easy to forget when we think about our own challenges, our own communities and our own life, especially in such a...
Neil Volz

Neil Volz

Writer

Neil Volz has more than 25 years of experience working as a public servant and community advocate. This includes work as the Chief of Staff for a Member of Congress and Staff Director for a full Congressional Committee, as well as the Outreach Director for one of the fastest growing Churches in the country and as the Program Director for a leading Non-Profit Organization that serves formerly homeless veterans. Additionally, his career includes working as an entrepreneur, leading numerous social and media campaigns and successfully representing clients at two top 100 law firms. Volz currently works for a leading homeless services and drug and alcohol addiction ministry program in Southwest Florida.

While in Washington, Volz helped negotiate and secure passage for the Help America Vote Act, which has improved voting accessibility and accuracy for millions of people. He is the President of the Board of Directors for Be the Light, an anti-human trafficking organization, and also serves on the board for the Freedom and Virtue Institute, Habitat for Humanity of Lee, Hendry and Glades County and the Lee County Homeless Coalition. He is a former guest lecturer at the U.S. Naval Academy and was named a “Top Hired Gun” in The Hill Newspaper’s annual list of top lobbyists and named to Roll Call Newspaper’s List of “50 Most Powerful Capitol Hill Staffers” numerous times during his career on Capitol Hill.

Volz received his Bachelor of Sciences degree from The Ohio State University. He currently lives in Fort Myers, Florida, with his wife, Pam.