Chris Simpson Keynotes 45th Annual Chattanooga Area Leadership Prayer Breakfast May 21

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Chris Simpson
Chris Simpson

The 45th Annual Chattanooga Area Leadership Prayer Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, May 21 from 7-8:30 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A & B. Buffet opens at 6:45 a.m.

This year's speaker will be Chris Simpson, retired senior special agent, United States Secret Service.

Tickets are $30 per person or $240 per table of eight, and are available online at

To purchase tickets via mail, mail a check to:
Prayer Breakfast
c/o Carol Brown
1101 Central Dr.
Hixson, TN 37343

For ticket questions, e-mail Carol at

There will be free parking at Finley Stadium lots, with free shuttle bus service from Finley to the Chattanooga Convention Center every five minutes, beginning at 6:15 a.m.

"The purpose of the Chattanooga Area Leadership Prayer Breakfast is to encourage morality and ethics in the lives of all people in positions of leadership in business, government and the professions," organizers said.

Click here for more information.

About the speaker:
Chris Simpson's journey is a remarkable tale of struggle, duty and leadership that has touched and transformed countless lives. Hailing from the heart of Tennessee, Mr. Simpson is not only a dedicated husband to Ana and a loving father to his three children, but also an embodiment of staunch service to his nation and the broader international community.

The foundation of his leadership spirit was cemented during the initial three decades of his professional trajectory. As a United States Marine Corps commanding officer, Mr. Simpson embraced discipline, courage and commitment. These attributes seamlessly transitioned to his role as a senior special agent in the vaunted United States Secret Service, where he traveled the world for over 24 years and became a testament to the influence and obligation of servant leadership.

Mr. Simpson's path has been nothing short of thrilling and purposeful. From navigating the dense jungles of Colombia as this nation’s diplomatic attaché, to standing alongside seven different American presidents and some of the world's most influential leaders, Mr, Simpson has garnered insights and perspectives that few can claim.

Today, his passion for service remains undiminished. As the president & CEO of a leading global nonprofit organization, Mr. Simpson continues to traverse the planet, fueled by the zeal of a warrior and the heart of an evangelist. From the boardroom to the bustling streets, Mr. Simpson possesses an innate ability to connect, inspire and elevate each man or woman he meets, catalyzing transformative change and crafting impacts that last.

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