Mel Oquendo is an accomplished speaker (lecturer), trainer and servant leader. Specializing in the fields of ministerial leadership and family & marriage conferences along with his wife Jeanette. He enjoys working with teams as well as individuals in helping them become better leaders, betters pastors and better parents & spouses.
He holds a Bachelors of Science in Ministerial Leadership with a Minor in Pastoral Leadership from Southeastern University. A Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary and is currently Pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree from Asbury Theology in Preaching and Leading.
Mel has over 27 years of ministerial experience. Starting at the age of 16 as a youth director and at 19 began serving as an associate pastor in the city of Chicago, Ill. In 2001, he relocated to the city of Orlando, FL to participate in a church plant, and since then has served in planting and help plant 6 churches and campuses. He has served as a Senior Pastor for 8 years, and for the past 12 years he has served as an associate Pastor at Viva Church, in the City of Orlando.
Besides he ministerial experience, Mel has 20 year of leadership and management experience in other agencies and companies in corporate America.
As your consultant I'm also your mentor and coach. Leading teams and assessing the health of your team and strategy followed with an appropriate action plan.
Workshops to help leaders and their teams become better communicators, working more collaboratively, and create a workplace that doesn't simply engage, but empowers employees to bring their best to work.
Mel gives inspiring and thought-provoking talks that leave audiences with actionable steps they can put into action right away to improve the way they lead.
Mel and his lovely wife Jeanette provide marriage conferences, workshops and counseling to help couples prevent crisis in their marriages and enjoy a fulfilling relationship. In sharing their own challenges and crisis, couples find hope and encouragement that they also can see a breakthrough in their marrige.