DNA is the control mechanism which must be well developed and properly connected to create full function and operation. This session will provide both the components and the connections which lead to health and flourishing of the Christian school.

This session is for Head of School. Assistant Head, Senior Leadership and Board.


Bryan Miller
Bryan Miller
Mr. Miller is a partner at Bowdon Miller Shepherding Group and has over 30 years of experience with perspectives as a parent, Board member and Head of school.
  • Served on Board of Trustees of ECS for 3 years and chair of various committees including Finance, Board Development, Strategic Planning, and Head Search Committee
  • Involved in national, regional and local associations which support leadership, training and support for K-12 Christian schools
  • Led Board retreats for several K-12 Christian schools and presented at local, regional and national Christian school conferences
  • Consulting Expertise: Elementary and secondary education analysis, innovation, risk analysis, strategic planning , leadership development.
  • Twenty-five year career in banking which included providing retail and commercial credit customer solutions
  • Twenty of the twenty-five years including leadership of small and large product teams including serving as the market President for the last thirteen years.
  • Served on the Board and key leadership roles, including Board Chair, for a variety of community groups
  • Served fourteen years as the Head of School of a 50 year old, 1000 student non-denominational Christian school which included extensive work in strategic and financial planning as well as implementing an RDI concept (school of resource, distinction and innovation)
  • B.B.A. Millsaps College
  • Professional development - University of Virginia Graduate School of Retail Bank Management
  • Ohio State University Commercial Banking school
  • University of Tennessee Executive Development program
  • Christian education professional development through conference and seminar training provided by NAIS, TAIS, CESA, ACSI and CLA.