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Hi I'm Greg

I am a father and grandfather from Mesa, Arizona. Out of adversity, I created my own successful consulting company. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Background: I grew up in Montana and Wyoming. In high school I participated in several sports including track, basketball, and cross country. Education: After graduating from high school I completed undergraduate university studies at the University of Wyoming, Brigham Young University and the University of Utah. I have a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. I also completed a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Professional: Began working in hospitals as a medical technologist. I have over 25 years experience as a hospital administrator, including 3 years as a Chief Executive Officer. Developed a specialty in hospital leadership and service excellence. Four years ago I started my own health care consulting firm specializing in leadership and service excellence. I am a licensed facilitator in several world-class trainings: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Crucial Conversations and Influencer. I focus on serving and helping hospital leaders become the BEST they can be. Service: Boy Scouts of America: I have served as a Scoutmaster, assistant scoutmaster and varsity scout coach. Church: Sunday School teacher, and many leadership capacities including 5 years as a bishop. Personal: I enjoy time with my wife and family, reading, learning and improving, teaching, listening to classical music, traveling, scouting, and sports.

Why I am a Mormon

My membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints means everything to me. Many of my ancestors joined the Church in England and Denmark. They all come from humble, God-fearing beginings. Several were among the first groups of pioneers to cross the plains to Utah in the 1850s. My parents grew up as members of the Church in Idaho and Utah. Most of my family members are active members of the Church, even through adversity and opposition. As a young boy, I developed a love for the Gospel of Jesus Christ, for the holy sciptures and for the Church. I attended a small branch of the Church in Montana. When I was 12 years old, my family moved to a much larger community in Wyoming where I attended Church services and activities. Most of my classmates in school and athletic teams were not members of the Mormon faith. I was frequently made fun of for my beliefs and moral convictions This only strenghtened my feelings that I knew that the Church was true. It was during high school that I gained my own testimony that The Book of Mormon is indeed holy scripture and is all true. This testimony is the primary reason I served a 2 year full time mission in Argentina. Why am I a Mormon? Because I know that it is true. I know that there is a God in Heaven, that He is our Heavenly Father. I know He hears and answers prayers, because He has heard my prayers and has answered them. This I cannot deny. I know the Joseph Smith did see God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ, just as he said he did. I know this without a doubt. I know that The Book of Mormon is another Testament of Jesus Christ. The Atonement of Jesus Christ is real for me and all people. Without the Church I would not have married my wonderful wife, whom I love with all my heart. There would not be a family of wonderful and faithful children and grandchildren. Yes, The Church means every thing to me. I count my membership and testimony among the most treasured blessings of my life.

How I live my faith

My faith in Jeus Christ is anchored in daily prayer, daily scripture study, regular worship through weekly church attendance, regular Temple attendance, and service in the Church and to my family and to other people.  My faith begins each and every day on a personal basis. I pray personally to my Heavenly Father in the name of Jesus Christ, each morning and night. Also, every morning and night my wife and I pray together. This gift of communication with Diety is very real. Each day at least 20-30 minutes, I read, search, and ponder from the Holy Scriptures including The Bible and The Book of Mormon. I have read each of these many times from cover to cover in my life. I consider The Book of Mormon my favorite of all the hundreds of books I have read. The outward manifestation of my faith can also be summarized in that I strive to live the 12 attibutes of the Scout Law: I am trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent. My service in the Church began at an early age through serving as a dedicated home teacher as a companion to my father. I served a full time 2 year mission. I have served in many callings in wards and stakes of the Church including a ward clerk, numerous times as a sunday school teacher (my favorite calling), twice as an elders quorum president, a high priest group leader, twice on a stake high council, as a scoutmaster, and as a bishop of two different wards. The great test of my faith came when my position as a hospital executive was eliminated. I had over 25 years of excellent and dedicated service. I was out of work for over 8 months. I worked diligently to find another job and was rejected over 75 times. Through this refinement, I know the Lord directed me to create my own consulting firm which I have now successfully operated for over 4 years. I know that God hears and answers prayers. I could not have done, nor do what I do, without His tender mercies.