Rob Wassel

Founder/Executive Director

As the Founder of Seeds Global Innovation Lab, Rob foresaw the vision of leveraging the world of Social Innovation/Entrepreneurship within faith-based organizations. Rob is passionate about equipping faith-based organizations for the unknown future.

M.A., Liberty University

Strategy and Entrepreneurship Certificate, Stanford University

Executive Certificate in Innovation and Strategy, MIT

Jacob Hancock

Senior Director, Performance and Execution

Jacob has been at Seeds since its conception. He finds new avenues for the lab to support and develop organizations with innovation. Jacob oversees the backend of innovation and consults with organizations around Change Management.

M.B.A., Rollins Crummer Graduate School of Business

Certified Change Management Professional, PROSCI®

Michael Floyd

Director, Design Execution

Mike has a vibrant history of leading teams into uncharted waters. His ability to manage the deployment of projects goes a long way in his role. Mike coaches teams to develop an implementation strategy to assure successful execution of ideas created in the lab. 

M.B.A. - Arizona State University

Professional SCRUM Master™

Project Management Professional (PMP®)

Mary Bolander

Senior Director, Facilitation

Mary has been a part of Seeds team since its conception. She has a deep commitment to helping people discover their creative capacity and lead them to develop novel ideas and solutions. Mary oversees all components of facilitation and trainings.

B.S.N., Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

Mastering Design Thinking Certificate, MIT

Stacey Hamilton

Lead Innovation Facilitator

Stacey joined Seeds with a very clear vision: to support non-profits doing incredible things around the world. Her remarkable career in the for-profit world has provided her with a skill set unmatched in our space. Whether organizations need advice on process management, recruitment/sales, on-boarding, or general operations, Stacey is the one you need.

M.B.A., Belhaven University

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

Sam Welch

Innovation Facilitator

Sam has extensive experience in the world of recruitment. His ability and willingness to engage people enables him to teach the art of empathy gathering extraordinarily well. His unwavering belief in Design Thinking will quickly be evident as you learn under his facilitation. 

B.A. - Kansas State University

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