Luder Whitlock

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Dr. Luder Whitlock is the Executive Director of The CNL Charitable Foundation, the Seneff Family Foundation and president of Excelsis. He was a former pastor and is President Emeritus of Reformed Theological Seminary, a position he held for 23 years. For many years Dr. Whitlock has served various organisations related to theological education, through participation on boards and advisory boards, including eight years as president/chairman of the Fellowship of Evangelical Seminary Presidents. His years of ministry have been marked by an effort to bring mutual understanding and cooperation within the worldwide evangelical community. That led him to serve on several mission-minded boards, including the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. He also helped establish Life Work Leadership, a highly successful model for training emerging leaders in a city. For several years, in a successful turnaround effort, he served as executive director of The Trinity Forum, an organization that provides learning resources and experiences for thousands of business and professional executives. Dr. Whitlock is a graduate of the University of Florida, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Vanderbilt University. He and his wife, Mary Lou, have 3 children and 11 grandchildren.