The 2020 LEAD Conference is excited to announce 14 speakers who will be taking the LEAD stage January 12-15, 2020 in Seattle, WA. Those speakers are:

Sophia Agtarap
Ronald Bell
Lindsey Bell-Kerr
DJ del Rosario
Meredith Dodd
Dottie Escobedo-Frank
Kacie Hopkins
Andy Lang
Kate Kilroy
Michelle Matthews
Lorrin Radzik
Ismael Ruiz-Millán
Jeremy W Scott
Jenny Smith

Speaker talks will engage with LEAD’s core vales: courageous, collaborative, vulnerable, relational, and hopeful. Full speaker bios and talk descriptions can be read by visiting

Kim Montenegro will serve once again as The LEAD Conference MC.

The conference will kick-off on the evening of January 12 with an opening mixer. Speaker sessions will take place at First UMC in downtown Seattle. Participants will also learn from Seattle area organizations and non-profits through off-site immersion experiences.

Registration for the conference is still open, however, limited registrations remain which include lodging at the historic Edgewater Hotel. Participants can register at

Those Interested in sponsorship opportunities can find more information at