President and Cofounder

Al Lopus is the President and co-founder of Best Christian Workplaces Institute, founded in 2002. The Institute provides research-based measurement tools and culture change advisory services with a single vision: to help Christian organizations set the standard as the best, most effective workplaces in the world. At BCWI, Al has conducted the broadest-ever employee opinion…

Project and Office Manager

Kathy capably fills the role of BCWI’s Project and Office Manager. Her objective is to work with each of the survey participants to ensure a positive experience. Kathy is also responsible for BCWI’s office and ongoing administrative management of the firm. Kathy comes to BCWI with an established career in the banking industry. Holding positions…

Emerging Ministries Director

As Emerging Ministries Director of Best Christian Workplaces Institute, Kevin conducts research and analysis, and provides consulting for organizations seeking more specialized assistance in improving organizational trust, communications, and leadership. Prior to his work with BCWI, Kevin completed a 30-year career as a Captain in the U.S. Coast Guard, where he held various leadership positions,…

Regional Director

Cary is Regional Director for Best Christian Workplaces Institute. Cary provides client services to ministries through the introduction of the BCWI Employee Engagement Survey and through consulting tools and support in action implementation. Helping leaders and their organizations succeed is Cary’s focus. Prior to joining BCWI, Cary served four years as Chief Operating Officer for…

Culture Consulting Director

Giselle serves as Director of Culture Consulting with Best Christian Workplaces Institute; she provides consulting to organizations seeking flourishing cultures by developing outstanding leadership and by designing programs that attract, retain, and develop fantastic people. Giselle has over 20 years of service in Christian non-profits, including serving as the Vice President of People Development with…

Sr. Engagement and Talent Consultant

Tara is an organizational leadership and engagement consultant.  She is an experienced talent strategist, HR manager, trainer, public speaker and culture champion.  She has expertise in implementing best practices that increase employee and volunteer engagement, managerial competence, and organizational outcomes. She has diverse experience consulting with churches and other Christian organizations through her work with…

Senior Consultant

Dave serves as Best Christian Workplace Institute’s Senior Consultant, providing consulting for organizations seeking to optimize their cultures, leadership, and people programs. Dave has more than 30 years of experience leading the Human Resources and Total Rewards (compensation & benefits) functions in leading companies such as Motorola, Delta Air Lines and, most recently, at AGL…

Canadian Regional Director

Barry Slauenwhite is the Canadian Regional Director for Best Christian Workplaces Institute. In his role, Barry invests in helping leaders and ministries thrive and build healthy cultures through the introduction of BCWI’s Employee Engagement Survey and consulting tools. Barry has more than 40 years of experience in leading churches and NGOs. Before joining BCWI, he…

Social Media and Marketing Manager

At BCWI, Solape Osoba is responsible for project management and social media management. Solape brings to the team seven years of experience in Information Technology and Project Management. She is also skilled in social media platforms, blogging, and email marketing. Solape was born and raised in Nigeria, along with four older siblings. When she was…

Project Specialist

Heather serves as our project specialist, ensuring the highest quality and timeliness for the delivery of our projects. Heather specializes in the administration of our 360 Review leadership survey, marketing, and customer service. Heather is also responsible for customer relationship management database maintenance. Heather comes to BCWI with a decade of experience in the architecture…