Through a broad range of professional experiences and volunteer board appointments, Norwood Davis brings 20 years of strategic and financial leadership to The John Maxwell Company.  As a superior strategic thinker and a proven track record of analyzing complex future scenarios, he develops competitive and innovative strategies to exploit opportunity and manage risks.

Currently, he serves as vice chair on the board of World Hope International, an international faith based relief and development organization located in Washington, DC.  He also serves as board chair for Street GRACE, an Atlanta-based organization combating the commercial sexual exploitation of children.  Norwood also serves as a Trustee of the Georgia Gwinnett College Foundation and on the board of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce.  Past board roles have included Relevate, a Christian culture shaping organization, Chestnut Mountain Ranch, the Environmental Markets Association, the Citadel Alumni Association, and as a strategic advisor to the boards of the Hope Clinic and Covenant Counseling and Family Resource Center.  Norwood is a 2009 graduate of Leadership Gwinnett and is a frequent presenter at financial seminars and conferences.

In addition to his role with The John Maxwell Company, Norwood also serves as the Chief Financial Officer at 12Stone® Church in Lawrenceville, Georgia.  12Stone Church currently serves more than 11,800 adults and children weekly with its unique worship and teaching styles. In addition, 12Stone partners with over a dozen local non-profit agencies to offer hope and help among the poor, sick, homeless, addicted, immigrants and prisoners.

Prior to The John Maxwell Company and 12Stone Church, Norwood spent 12 years in a variety of executive roles with Duke Energy, a Fortune 500 global energy company and 15 months as a senior executive with a privately held firm in Greater Gwinnett County.  Norwood graduated with honors from The Citadel with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1991.  He earned his Masters of Business Administration from The Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University.  Norwood and his wife, Aerah, have two children.