The Rt. Rev. Dr. Harvey Menden is ordained through holy orders within the Lutheran Evangelical Protestant Church. Dr. Menden is a Bishop and leads the Synod for the State of Georgia. Dr. Menden is a member of the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) and has previously served on the Atlanta Chapter's board. The Rt. Rev. Dr. Menden is on the LEPC/GCEPC denominational Board of Advisors. As a bi-vocational clergy member he has held ordained leader servant positions in the church as a Deacon, Priest and Bishop. Religious research interests include the field of Apologetics, a theological science which has for its purpose the explanation and defense of the Christian religion. Dr. Menden’s doctoral research was titled "Leveraging Apologetics for Successful Evangelism." Dr. Menden’s religious education includes an M.T.S. from Agape Seminary, D.Min. from CBCS, an M.A. and Ph.D. from Southwest Bible College and Seminary. Dr. Menden received his Ph.D. in Business Education from International Institute for Advanced Studies, an MBA from NU and a BS in Political Science from the State University of New York.
Dr. Menden has served as a Performance and Learning Consultant for multi-billion dollar businesses and previously held the position as a Director of HR Planning, Director of Training and Organizational Development at Adecco, Senior Consultant for the Human Resources Organizational Capability Group at BP Amoco Corporation. He has provided services to Fortune 500 companies such as The General Electric Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Black and Decker, Canada Life, and Little Tikes. He possesses extensive experience within Human Resources, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, International Business, and Adult Education.