Jonathan Davis is a vision and results-driven non-profit executive with 20 years of experience developing innovative partnerships and programs serving a wide variety of constituencies, including at local, regional, state, and national levels. Jonathan is a skilled fundraiser – experienced in annual campaigns, grant-writing, and donor cultivation/engagement. A passionate leader and communicator, Jonathan holds the ability to draw individuals and teams to greater self-awareness and purpose through asking powerful questions, helping set measurable goals, and providing accountability.


  • Facilitator for training campaign for hundreds of non-profits in partnership with VA State Legislature
  • Regular travel (pre Covis-19) as a keynote speaker/trainer at dozens of industry conferences
  • Functioned as strategic advisor to C-Suite leaders in an organization with 150,000 constituents
  • Facilitating learning events with team members for major corporate events


  • Davis Coaching, Georgetown, TX, Freelance Learning and Development Facilitator, 10/2020-Present
    • Coach and train organizational leaders for a national non-profit (contract)
    • Provide 1:1 coaching for executive level business and non-profit organizational leaders
    • Build trainings on organizational change management from a systems perspective, building relationships and capacity among client team members
  • Integer Coaching Network, United States Team, Change and Leadership Coach, 03/2021-Present
    • Facilitate group coaching and team development training for diverse clients and organizations while building relationships with each team member
    • Help develop adult learning experiences and excited to travel when needed for trainings
    • Serve as team lead for grant-writing research and business development
  • Freelance Marketing and Design Consulting, 09/2019-Present
    • Train non-profit adult learners and industry business leaders in public engagement
    • Translate cultural trends and shifts to leaders in established organizations
    • Design website and marketing strategy for clients
    • Offer increased learning concerning business marketing analytics tools and practices


  • Breakout Presenter, Integer Global Leadership Summit, North East, MD, 10/2021
  • Virginia House and Senate Committees, 01/2019 and 01/2020 Legislative Sessions
  • Keynote Speaker, National Outreach Summit, Colorado Springs, CO, 10/2019
  • Participant in “Pastoral Leadership in a Polarized and Politicized America” forum, Harvard, 11/2018
  • Keynote Speaker – Praxis Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 4/2017


  • Integer Coaching Network & Empower Coaching Network (providing coaching and training to leaders nationwide, helping those who are feeling stuck discover strategic direction and fresh vision)
  • Convergence U.S. Movement, (strategic planning, conflict consulting, growth strategy, change management) https://convergenceus.org/
  • Rural Matters Institute’s Rural Thought Leaders Circle (participate in monthly meetings to discuss training solutions and emerging strategy and management skills needs for North American rural leaders)


  • SALT Council Member, Essex County, VA, 11/2012-09/2020
    • Offered training experiences and resource fairs for a diverse population of seniors
  • Co-Chair, Opioid and Heroine Task Force, Virginia’s 98th House District, 1/2018-09/2020
    • Worked with a diverse team of stakeholders, building diverse business relationships
    • Led workshops around Virginia on how faith groups can address the opioid crisis locally
    • Report Task Force recommendations to local and state elected officials
  • Member, Essex County Resource Council, 11/2016-09/2020
    • Led a community-wide education effort among diverse stakeholders in Essex County Virginia to change local zoning ordinances to accommodate a winter homeless shelter
  • Member, Middlesex County Resource Council, Middlesex Co.Virginia, 11/2013-11/2020
    • Trained leaders in over twenty organizations on a custom client engagement software
  • President, Middlesex Ministers Association, 09/2014-09/2015
    • Helped co-lead a regional racial reconciliation educations and awareness project, with over 20 participating organizations


Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon Seminary, San Antonio, Texas, 2019, Doctor of Ministry – Dissertation focused on leading 21st Century change in established organizations

Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, 2010, Master of Divinity – Graduate Teaching Assistant to world-renown organizational health scholar

Howard Payne University, Brownwood, Texas, 2004, B.S. Communication Studies – Public Speaking Emphasis, President Student Speaker’s Bureau

Minor – Practical Theology

Additional Certificates and Credentials:

  • Transitional Ministry Leadership Certification, Interim Ministry Network, In Process
  • ICF Associate Certified Coach, International Coaching Federation (ICF), In Process
  • Certified Christian Leadership Coach (ICF Accredited), Coach Approach Ministries, 2020
  • Certified Leadership Coach (ICF Accredited), Empower Coaching Network, 2020


  • Urbanna Baptist Church, Urbanna, Virginia, Senior Pastor, 2013 – 2016
  • Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA, Rural Leadership Instructor – 2019
  • Wildewood Baptist Church, Spring, Texas, Associate Pastor, 2011 – 2013
  • Faithbridge UMC, Spring, Texas, Director of Youth Worship, 2011 – 2012
  • Spring Woods UMC, Director of Youth Worship, 2011 – 2012
  • FUMC Conroe, Conroe, Texas, Minister to Youth, 2010 – 2011
  • The Watershed UMC, League City, Texas, Minister of Youth and Worship, 2009 – 2010
  • Sandston Baptist Church, Sandston, Virginia, Minister of Youth and Families, 2005 – 2009
  • Rocky Creek Baptist Church, Brownwood, Texas, Volunteer Youth Worker, 2002 – 2005
  • Highland Lakes Camp and Conference Center, Summer Staff Recruiter/Aquatics Specialist, 2000 – 2005


  • Integer Coaching Network
  • Empower Coaching Network
  • Interim Ministry Network
  • Founding Initiator – Convergence U.S. Movement
  • Virginia Association of Fundraising Executives


  • Featured Contributor, OUTREACH Magazine, 2019 – Present
  • Founder and Director – The Small-Town Churches Network, 2013 – Present, www.smalltownchurches.org
  • Contributing Columnist for Baptist News Global, The BGAV Express, Ethics Daily, and The Baptist Standard
  • Executive Board, iRemember 501c3 (local non-profit serving at-risk teens), 2017 – 2020
  • Racial Unity Co-chair, Middlesex County Minister’s Association, 2015 – 2016
  • Executive Board, Hands Across Middlesex Interfaith Outreach, 2015 – 2016


  • 50 Powerful Questions for The Post Pandemic Church, Healthy Churches Press, Fall 2021
  • Sea Change: Equipping Rural Churches for the Tides of Cultural Change, Freiling Publishing, Fall 2021
  • 100 Questions to Ask a Church Search Committee, Healthy Churches Press, 2021
  • How to Launch a Church Website – A QuickStart Guide, Healthy Churches Press, 2020


  • Logsdon Seminary’s Bratton Family Ministry Award, in recognition of distinction among fellow doctoral students, and as one who demonstrated excellence in academic performance and pastoral ministry, 2017
  • Mentored in songwriting by two-time Grammy nominee Sarah Kelly


  • Strategic Thinking/Analysis
  • Fundraising
  • Ethnographic Research
  • Organizational Health
  • Program Development
  • Compassionate
  • Communication
  • Grassroots Advocacy
  • Media Relations
  • Staff Development