Al Lopus is the CEO and Cofounder 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 survey of Christian workers. The comprehensive Employee Engagement Survey includes more than 300 churches and over 900 Christian organizations overall, representing 233,000 full-time employees around the world. Al has also developed the Culture Consulting services and 360 Leadership Review process at BCWI.
Al is a recognized author, speaker, and consultant helping Christian leaders and organizations flourish. He publishes a weekly blog, highlighting a Best Christian Workplace, and The Flourishing Culture Podcast, featuring tips from Christian leaders on how to build a flourishing culture.
Prior to co-founding BCWI, Al served for 21 years in several leadership roles with the global human resource consulting firm, Willis Towers Watson. He served in key leadership roles in the Dallas office and managed the Denver and Seattle/Portland offices.
Al also has a mission heart. He has chaired the Board of Directors for The Nicolas Fund for Education, an organization that provides an education for rural children in the Ixil highlands region of Guatemala. Al served on the Christian Leadership Alliance Board for 6 years and is currently on the Advisory Board. He has served on the Board for Virginia Mason Medical Center, a 6,000-employee healthcare organization in Seattle.
Al is married to Kathy. They have two adult daughters, Lane and Christina. Al is active at Evergreen Covenant Church, where he has served as Deacon, Elder, and has chaired the Senior Pastor Search Committee and Strategic Planning Committee.