Meet The Team At
Stewardship Resource Group
E. G. “Jay” Link
During Jay’s career, he personally trained and mentored over 400 hundred attorneys, accountants, money managers, and financial planners in how to provide Family Wealth Counseling services to their clients.
Jay just completed a five-year tenure at Taylor University who had hired him to build and run a Stewardship Planning Ministry for their highest capacity supporters. He now is an independent Stewardship Coach mentoring nonprofit development staff and directly serving their highest capacity ministry partner families by offering them comprehensive strategic planning services.
Jay has an undying passion for showing Christian families how to effectively maximize their remaining time, employ their unique talents, and strategically deploy their accumulated treasures to advance the Kingdom of God.
Jay has written six books, created a three-year, small group, video curriculum on whole life stewardship, and written hundreds of articles. His Stewardship Resource Library website is a massive compilation of stewardship resources he has created over his 45 year career of teaching and working with affluent Christian families.
Director of Ministry Operations
Lanita’s extensive experience in the financial services industry coupled with 40 years of partnership with her husband in ministry has uniquely prepared her for this new career with Stewardship Ministries. Professionally, Lanita has consistently taken on new roles with increasing levels of responsibility. Her duties have included supervision of business and staff operations, client communications, and human resources as well as holding a Series 7 General Securities License.
Lanita resides in Archbold with her husband, Matt. She volunteers in numerous ministries within Crossroads Evangelical Church in Wauseon where Matt has served as Senior Pastor and other Pastoral roles for 22 years. Together, they present weekend marriage retreats for couples and visit various African countries several times per year to provide humanitarian relief and equip pastors in church planting. Matt and Lanita are actively involved in the lives of their four children and eleven grandchildren.
Stewardship Advocate (For Christian Higher Ed)
Rex and his wife, Nancy, married for 41 years, are the parents of two adult daughters. They worship at Christ Community Church, in Carmel, Indiana. An attorney, Rex was an equity partner at the Indianapolis office of a large, regional law firm.
He also served a combined twelve years as Vice President for Advancement at Greenville (IL) University and Taylor University. At Taylor, Rex initiated the Stewardship Planning Ministry for and among Taylor alumni and parents, resulting in some of the largest gifts in Taylor’s history.
His other ministry and non-profit work has included board service for United World Mission/Overseas Council, Haven Sanctuary for Women, Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, the Greenville University Board of Trustees, Heartland Film Festival, and the International Baseball Association.
Rex tries, mostly in vain, to follow the admonition of the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 4:1-3: “As a prisoner of the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.”
Donovan A. Coley Sr.
Stewardship Advocate (For Christian Ministries)
Donovan graduated from Fort Wayne Bible College and received an equivalent degree from Taylor University after a merger. He also graduated from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois, and Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, Indiana. Along the way he also received the Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana in 2019.
Donovan has training in Bible and Theology, Business, Missiology, Church Planting, Nonprofit leadership, Strategic Planning and Philanthropy.
From 2008 – 2023, Donovan served as President and CEO at The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission where he led a transformative movement at the Mission in programming, staffing, 2 significant capital campaigns changing the landscape of downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana.
He believes that God calls His people to use all His resources by the power of the Holy Spirit to change humanity and in doing so to change the course of history thus declaring God’s majesty and Glory.
He considers his call to Stewardship Ministries Inc. to be an Advocate that serves those who are called to release God’s resources to unfunded opportunities that will bring help and healing to a world God loves.
Donovan and his wife Grace enjoy trips to Jamaica and the Caribbean reconnecting with family and loved ones. Weekends are often filled with the joy of grandchildren and Culvers Ice-cream at the local neighborhood park.
Stewardship Advocate (For Christian Ministries)
Paul has been providing investment advisory and private banking services to high-net-worth individuals, foundations, and non-profits since 1981. His industry experience and passion for serving others inspired him to eventually found Family Capital Management in 1999.
After many years of serving as a financial advisor, in 2010, Paul decided to launch Stewardship Planning Partners (SPP) to help successful Christian families to live at the intersection of faith and finances. His desire is to see Christian families experience the joy of living generously and to strategically plan their finances in ways that maximize their Kingdom impact. In so doing these families are fulfilling their fundamental responsibility to steward all that God has entrusted to them.
Now as a Stewardship Coach for Stewardship Consulting, Paul continues his work and ministry serving affluent families and assisting them in maximizing their God-given resources and potential to advance the Kingdom of God.
Paul is married to his soul mate, Dawn. Together they have eight children (including spouses of their children) and 12 grandchildren and just added a great grandchild! Paul and Dawn also planted Tribes Church in 2014. Paul served as the CFO of the congregation. Paul and Dawn are active in community outreach and service and enjoy traveling and spending time with their family. Special times are when they gather with family and friends at their lake home in Rockford, Michigan.
Pastor Matt Boyers
Stewardship Advocate (For Churches)
Training and mentoring church leaders is a passion of Matt and his wife Lanita who together, have also led national and international marriage retreats since 1998 in addition to raising 4 children who have now blessed them with 11 grandchildren.
Matt has served multiple terms as a denominational elder and administrative leader in the Fellowship of Evangelical Churches. In 2014 Matt published his first book, Consuming Christ and is currently writing a second with an African ministry partner. Matt is passionate about development of the global church in which western believers and congregations partner with indigenous leaders around the world.
Mike R. Childs
Michael R Childs is the Senior Managing Director of 724 Stewardship Consulting a concierge services firm that assists Christian families in developing and implementing advanced, comprehensive, master stewardship plans to enable them to optimize their Kingdom impact with all that the Lord has entrusted to them.
724 Stewardship Consulting is a member of the Stewardship Resource Group, which serves Christian ministries, colleges, and churches.
He also serves as the Senior Managing Director for 724 Holdings, LLC, a national Registered Investment Advisory platform serving Christian advisors and their firms with faith-based professional services. He also continues to oversee CIG Financial Services, the Family Office founded by his father, in Archbold, Ohio in 1984. CIG’s staff of six advisors and seven staff care for over 1,200 households in 23 states.
Mike serves on several Christian and community nonprofit boards ranging from faith-based mental wellness, church education, scholarship development, and mission outreach in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, and Africa. He also supports Village Project Africa, a school in Africa that serves more than 1,000 students in need of education as well as room and board.
Most recently Mike has served on the Taylor University Board of Visitors directly advising the President and Presidential Cabinet members on direction and development for the University. Mike has spoken in both their Chapel and their Executive Speaker Series for the Taylor School of Business. Mike also personally mentors Taylor finance students in their career development.
Mike and his wife of 30 years, Danielle, have served in their church with youth teams and missions, scholarship development, facilities and services volunteers, security, music ministry, and discipleship ministry and training. They belong to several community development organizations and are actively involved in a wide variety of volunteer service programs in Northwest Ohio and beyond.
Robert “Bob” Korljan has been a financial planner and pastor for more than 25 years. As CEO and President of Eaton-Cambridge, Inc., he offers comprehensive wealth building strategies: investment, tax, and advanced stewardship planning. Bob is board certified by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants with the specialty designation Personal Financial Specialist and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Arizona State University and a Master of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary.
Bob understands the concerns that affluent Christians have in wanting to meet the needs of their families, spend and save money responsibly, and generously support the Kingdom of God. His recent book, Prosperity Problem: How to Maximize Your Faith, Magnify Your Finances, and Make a Difference with Your Money and Your Life, deals with these topics and more. Understanding the challenges that Christians face in managing the particular gifts given to them by the Lord, Bob desires to walk alongside families and guide them in making God-honoring Stewardship decisions.
Bob and his wife Ginger have raised seven children (nineteen grandchildren and counting). They have taught their children sound Stewardship principles so that they will raise future generations who love the Lord, put Him first, care for their families, and are blessed through the faithful deployment of God’s resources they manage for Him. Bob is passionate about sharing these same principles with future generations, so they will build their houses on the firm foundation of Jesus Christ our Lord.
In addition to his work at Eaton-Cambridge, Bob is involved in ministry at his local church. As a Teaching Elder, he enjoys preaching, teaching, and mentoring young men in the church.
Rob Dearman is a Co-Founder of 724 Stewardship Consulting, a subsidiary of 724 Holdings where he serves as its CEO, CCO, and CIO. In these roles, Rob is responsible for executive management, design and development of technology platforms, creation of scalable and efficient operational processes, and the administration of all regulatory and legal risk management policies and procedures.
Rob is a graduate of Grand Valley State University, and holds advanced certifications in leadership from Michigan State University Broad School of Business and the Wharton School’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education at University of Pennsylvania .
For over 25 years, Rob has been on a mission to help financial advisory firms build and grow the next generation of client-obsessed, fiduciary-focused, technology-accelerated strategies and platforms. Trained as a software engineer and architect, he has a unique background in application architecture, user experience design, wealth management platforms, and product development which provides his clients with differentiating advantages for their investors.
Emanuel "Emil" J. Kallina
Attorney At Law
Emanuel (“Emil”) J. Kallina, II is the managing member of Kallina & Associates, LLC, and focuses his practice on estate and charitable planning for high-net-worth individuals and charitable organizations. He works extensively with tax-exempt and governance issues and charitable vehicles such as the pooled income fund, charitable lead, remainder trusts, donor advised funds, supporting organizations, and private foundations. Over the years has also practiced in the related fields of business law, corporate tax law, partnerships, real estate, and life insurance.
Emil is the founder of CharitablePlanning.com, a website dedicated to professionals who need the tools to complete planned and major gifts. He is also a co-founder of the Planned Giving Design Center, a former member of the Board of Directors of a number of charities such as Search Ministries, Inc., the American Council on Gift Annuities, the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (formerly, PPP and NPCG), and the Chesapeake Planned Giving Council. In 2022, he was inducted into the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners Hall of Fame.
Currently, Emil is a member (and former Chair) of the Board of K-Love Radio (Educational Media Foundation) and Chairman of the Board and President of The James Foundation. He has frequently worked in Washington with the IRS and the staff of the House Ways & Means, Senate Finance, and Joint Committee on Taxation. He is a nationally recognized speaker on charitable giving and estate planning and is a frequent author on these topics.
Tara L. Angulo
Assistant to Legal Counsel
Tara L. Angulo received her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies, with a focus on Human Services Administration, from the University of Phoenix, AZ, in 2012. She also obtained her Master of Arts degree in Law, with a focus on Advanced Paralegal Studies, from Regent University, VA, in 2020.
Mrs. Angulo has a wide range of legal skills acquired both academically and professionally. She is a current member of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners and has attended numerous seminars on charitable and estate planning. She is also finishing her final course to obtain a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP) Designation with the American College of Financial Services. Mrs. Angulo was recently admitted to Vermont Law and Graduate School, where she is pursuing her Juris Doctorate degree with a specialization in environmental law. She is expected to graduate with the Class of 2026.
Mrs. Angulo is originally from Rhode Island, but has lived in over six states, as her husband is an active-duty member of the United States Marine Corps. They currently reside in Oceanside, CA. They share two children. Mrs. Angulo has not always been in charitable and estate planning, previously gaining some experience in contract and employment law shortly after graduating with her MA. She also has extensive knowledge and expertise in logistics and inventory management, both in the medical and aerospace fields.