• SOULeader Executive Board

    Dr. Michael Bischof

    Michael is Founder and President of SOULeader Resources, and uses his experience incarnationally through coaching, consulting, training, and writing. His passion is self-awareness and integration of all the dimensions of the person and how this impacts leadership. Born and raised in Southern California, Michael has spent over 30 years pastoring and leading in eight churches and three para-church organizations. He is also an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Christian Spirituality at Fuller Theological Seminary and Adjunct Professor at Azusa Pacific University. He has been married to Darlene for over 30 years and has two grown children. His hobbies are reading, travel, snowboarding, and cycling. The Bischofs live in Foothill Ranch, CA.

    Neil R. Anderson

    Neil is a Shepherd with Standing Stone ministry and an ordained pastor with over 20 years of ministry experience. He is passionate about developing 1-on-1 and small group relationships with pastors and Christian leaders where deep listening, reflection, and strategies for spiritual health and fullness can be cultivated. Neil is a graduate of Biola University and Talbot School of Theology, and has worked as a pastor, teacher, and missions director in various churches and non-profits. He formerly served 10 years as the Senior/Lead Pastor of Coast Bible Church in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Neil and his wife, Casey, reside in Knoxville, TN with their three kids.

    John Boyer

    John is Lead Teaching Pastor at Seaside Community Church in Huntington Beach, CA. He has been a friend of SOULeader for as long as it has been in existence. His passion is to enjoy, love and serve Jesus and to help others do the same. His favorite down time is spending time with family and friends, travel, gardening, reading, and scuba diving in tropical waters. John is highly relational, loves humor and laughter, and loves to win at any game, or at least try! He has been married to Monica for over three decades and has three grown children and two grandchildren. The Boyers live in Huntington Beach, CA.

    Ken Krikac

    Ken is Secretary of the board, and is the Associate Pastor at Pacific Hills Church in Aliso Viejo, CA. Ken is actively involved with the church’s pastoral care, counseling, premarital counseling, men’s ministry, couple’s ministry, and the Ten-13 Recovery ministry. He is also a Chaplain for Orange County Fire Authority, Battalion 4. Ken has been married to his wife Lindsay for over 35 years. They have one adult daughter, Chloe, and live in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA.

    Paul Powell

    Paul is our CFO, and has spent more than fifteen years in management positions in the aerospace industry and is currently Vice President of his company. He has an MBA with a concentration in Leadership and Organization from the USC Marshall School of Business and has served in numerous servant and leadership roles in his church and other non-profit organizations. Paul has successfully completed three Ironman competitions. He is married to Ashley, has three boys, and lives in Mission Viejo, CA.

    Mark VanDruff

    Mark is our CEO, and successfully runs his Orange County, California consulting firm, Van Druff Consulting, Inc., founded in 1990. He has over thirty years of experience applying organizing, strategic, problem-solving, negotiation, and coaching skills to help clients bridge the gap between concept and accomplishment. He serves as Chairman for another nonprofit ministry, Finally Home Foundation, helping communities rally around foster and adoptive families. Also an ordained pastor, he has authored and taught formational-oriented curriculum in multiple settings from short seminars to 10-week courses. Mark is married to Carey, has two grown children, and lives in Santa Ana, CA.