Portrait of Todd Gongwer.

CU welcomes entrepreneur, coach, and author Todd Gongwer to chapel


by Natalia Kirychuk, Public Relations Writer

Todd Gongwer, author of “Lead...for God’s Sake!,” will speak in chapel at Cedarville University on September 20, 2017.

Gongwer is an expert on leadership and team dynamics. Over the past 25 years, he has led companies from entrepreneurial startups to public entities, founded Kardia House Media and served as an assistant basketball coach at Bethel College in Indiana, where he was part of three NAIA Division II National Championships.

After publishing “Lead...For God’s Sake!” in 2010, Gongwer traveled the country speaking on leadership. He has been featured in many sports news outlets, including ESPN.com, ESPN the Magazine and YahooSports.com.

Despite his many accomplishments, Gongwer sees his most important role as husband and father. He currently lives in Elkhart, Indiana, with his family.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 3,963 undergraduate, graduate, and online students in more than 100 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings, and leading student satisfaction ratings. For more information about the University, visit www.cedarville.edu.