CAMERON PENNYBACKER: Ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Reverend Cameron Pennybacker is the founder and current C.E.O. of Diversity Assets– a not-for-profit firm focused on social and racial justice initiatives.
A graduate of the Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta, Georgia), Rev. Pennybacker has served in parish, ecumenical, and interfaith settings since 1990. His career includes diverse community initiatives in the healthcare, housing, education, cultural arts, religious, and non-profit sectors.
In 2001, Pennybacker was appointed as the director of Chautauqua Institution’s New Clergy Program- an initiative he continued to support as the program’s on-site coordinator through the 2010 season. Following a 2007 faculty appointment at the University System of Georgia’s Macon State College in the School of Education, Pennybacker is now a PhD. Policy Studies fellow at Georgia State University.
A native of Chattanooga Tennessee, Reverend Pennybacker makes his home south of Atlanta in Macon, Georgia, sharing life with his daughter Ellie (14).