DR. ALICIA BRITT CHOLE
In person or in print, Dr. Alicia Britt Chole's voice cuts through fluff and summons souls to walk with God anew. As a speaker, leadership mentor, and award-winning writer, Alicia places words like an artist applying paint to a canvas. Nothing is wasted. Every word matters. Heads and hearts are equally engaged. A former atheist, Alicia's worldview was interrupted by Jesus as she began her university studies. Of that experience Alicia states, “I would have had to commit emotional and intellectual suicide to deny God’s reality.” Today, her raw faith and love for God’s Word hold the attention of saints and skeptics alike.
Alicia focuses on the fusion of authentic belief and unexplainable pain. Business leaders, pastors, college students, and churches agree: Alicia is an unusually disarming combination of realism and hope, intellect and grace, humor and art.
Alicia and Barry have been married for 27 years. Together they laugh a lot parenting their three amazing children (all Choles through the miracle of adoption), two somewhat less than amazing dogs, two truly strange cats, four socially awkward chickens, and two confused guinea pigs off of a dirt road in the Ozarks.
Alicia holds a doctorate in leadership and spiritual formation from George Fox Evangelical Seminary and is the founding director and lead mentor of Leadership Investment Intensives, Inc, a non-profit devoted to providing personal soul-care to leaders in the marketplace and church.
Her favorite things include thunderstorms, questions, honesty, #LOTR, and anything with jalapeños. In a culture obsessed with things countable and tweetable, Alicia brings ancient truth to life.