Dr. Dwayne Cantrell, Th.D., Ed.D. | Board Secretary Dwayne is the founder and Senior Pastor of Living Victory Church. He was called into in the ministry over 15 years ago at Fremont Bible Fellowship (now Family Bible Fellowship - Southern Baptist) under the leadership of Pastor Horacio Jones. While attending seminary in Pasadena, California, Dr. Cantrell served as the Pastor of Ministry Development at Pasadena Church (Church of God) under the leadership of Pastors Kerwin and Madelyn Manning. Here in Bakersfield, CA. Dwayne served as Associate Minister of Leadership Development at St. John Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Dr. Antonio Alfred.
Dwayne and wife, Angel, have been married for over 20 years with two adult children. By the grace of God, their marriage has survived many sins and challenges which should have resulted in divorce. However, their personal and shared testimonies of God's grace to others have resulted in healing and deliverance of many throughout the years. Together, they have a passion to share the hope in Christ through the word of God by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Jeannelle Mannia | Board Treasurer Jeannelle is Co-Founder of KCM, and has fifteen years experience as a small business owner. She welcomed Jesus Christ into her life as Lord and Savior in 1999, and has been gifted with the ability to discern spirits (I Corinthians 12:10). Jeannelle finds her motivation in the gift of service (Romans 12:7), especially when it comes to hospitality. She is a former national champion in dance roller skating, achieving an unprecedented eight national titles. The discipline and self-control Jeannelle developed during her competitive years of skate benefits KCM greatly as she serves in the role of Treasurer.
Jeannelle is wife to KCM Co-Founder and President, Dr. Michael Mannia, D.Min., (married since 1994) and mother to two wonderful daughters. She is an advocate for homeschooling, actively serving in a local chapter ofClassical Conversations; as well as Hospitality Coordinator for Anchored Moms. Jeannelle is an accomplished cook and baker, loves to travel, and is a longtime fan of NASCAR.
Dr. Michael Mannia, D.Min., BCPC | Co-Founder & President Michael is Co-Founder and President of KCM. He asked Jesus into his heart in 1990. In 2001 Dr. Mannia received his call from the Lord into ministry. At that time God spoke to Michael and directed him to help heal the members of His Body who were hurting spiritually and emotionally. By 2003 he entered studies in Theology with Summit Bible College (SBC), and in June of 2007 Dr. Mannia earned his Doctorate in Ministry (D.Min.) with emphasis in Christian Counseling. Michael holds a Bachelors (B.Th.) and Masters (M.Th.) degree in Theology from SBC, both emphasized in Christian Counseling, and is Board certified by the Board of Christian Professional and Pastoral Counselors. Dr. Mannia is an Ordained Minister with Summit Minister's Fellowship. In October, 2007 Michael and wife, Jeannelle, co-founded KCM with a personal contribution of $80K.
Prior to his call into ministry, Dr. Mannia worked in the corporate promotions sector of business, providing services to such companies as Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, Dell Computers, Texas Instruments, and others, and received multiple awards for outstanding achievements. Before leaving promotions Michael served as a regional manager, overseeing a multi-million dollar budget.
Dr. Mannia is husband to KCM Co-Founder, Jeannelle Mannia, and father to two wonderful daughters. The family is rounded-out with three dogs: Buddy (golden lab), Pepper (schnorkie - aka, schnauzer/yorkie), and Petey (chihuahua/terrier mix). Michael likes to golf, work with wood and metal, and likes all things related to the Dallas Cowboys! To contact Dr. Mannia, call him at 661.324.4070, ext. 301, or email him at email@example.com.