Dan Gobat is currently a Strategic Account Executive with Novo Nordisk Inc’s (NNI) BioPharm division. Dan has been in the pharmaceutical industry for over 28 years and has held positions of increased responsibility including National Account Manager, Regional Account Manager, Senior Manager – Government Sales, Regional Business Director, Associate Product Manager, District Manager, and Corporate Sales Trainer. Mr. Gobat earned his B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in marketing at West Chester University, West Chester PA and earned a Masters in Business Administration from Regis University, Denver CO.
Mr. Gobat is an active member of the Evangelical Free Church of Hershey of Hershey, PA. He has served the past 10 years in varying capacities including youth ministries, Sunday school, and the nursery. Additionally, Mr. Gobat was also a Cub Scout den leader and youth soccer coach.
Mr. Gobat currently resides in Hershey, PA with his wife, Gayle, son, Sebastian, and two daughters, Cosette and Liza.
Dave Biser is the vision pastor of a multi-site church in Harrisburg PA. They are a church of three campuses in the greater Harrisburg region. Dave has been a pastor since 1989. He came to CrossPoint Church in 1997 and was appointed as the Vision Pastor in 2007. He loves Christian rock, great movies, soccer, and bicycling.
Dave has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Education from Messiah College and a Masters of Divinity from Palmer Seminary (formerly Eastern Baptist Seminary). Dave served in the United States Marine Corps for four years after high school and worked for ECOLAB for 5 years as a technician prior to answering the call to full time ministry.
Dave has been married to Julie for 34 years and they have three awesome adult children: Zach is a multi-media graduate of ITT Tech; Audrey is a recent grad of Albright College with a dual major in history/theater that she puts into use every day as an employee of Colonial Williamsburg; and Lindsay is a coordinator at Disney World.
Yolanda DeShong is currently enrolled in a General Associates degree at Harrisburg Community College. Mrs. DeShong served in the United States Air Force for three years as a police officer. In her free time she enjoys running, cycling, and hiking–being outside in God’s beautiful creation.
Mrs. DeShong and her husband Justin currently reside in Hershey, PA and have been blessed with three children: Justin Jr., James, and Lucinda.
Carl Reeder has been married for 10 years to Nicole and has two beautiful children. He works full time in a ministry with his wife at a residential school for underprivileged children. Carl loves to work alongside his wife and homeschool their two kids.
From a young age, Carl has always worked with youth and has had many opportunities to continue this since then. He was a soccer coach and a youth pastor intern during college, Baptist Bible College, where he received his bachelor’s degree in specialized ministries with an emphasis on missions. After graduating college, he was a therapeutic staff support employee working in school districts with kids with behavioral challenges.
Currently, Carl leads the youth group at the residential school and continues to parent 14 kids sharing the Gospel. His hobbies include hunting, golfing, and anything to do with the outdoors. Carl’s life quote is, “Where he leads, I will follow.”
Cody Wells is currently a Premium Auditor with Eastern Alliance Insurance Group. Prior to joining Eastern Alliance in 2006, Cody held various positions including Athletic Director and Teacher at Hershey Christian School, Premium Seating Coordinator at Giant Center and Director of Events & Operations at Big 33 Scholarship Foundation. He holds a baccalaureate degree in Engineering Management from Grove City College as well as a Masters of Sport Management from the United States Sports Academy.
Cody is an active member of the Evangelical Free Church of Hershey, PA. He serves in the Welcoming Ministry and previously served in Men’s Ministries and Children’s Ministries, as well as facilitating a men’s Bible study.
Cody currently resides in Elizabethtown, PA with his wife, Alisha, and daughter, Megan.
Suzanne Zimmerman is the co-founder of A Faithful Dad as well as Math Made Easy Tutoring. She holds a baccalaureate degree in Mass Communications from Wright State University as well as a Secondary Mathematics Teaching Certificate from University of Texas at San Antonio.
Suzanne is an active member of the GracePoint Church of Palmyra, PA. She has served the past several years in varying capacities including youth group co-leader, Sunday School teacher, and Girl Scouts and Brownies Co-leader. Additionally, Mrs. Zimmerman guides a twelve-year women’s small group Bible study that meets weekly at her house. Most notably, Mrs. Zimmerman has served the past nine years as lead educator in homeschooling her family’s five children.
Suzanne currently lives in Hershey, PA with her husband, Travis, daughter, Elizabeth, and four sons, Koen, Treyton, Grantham, and Braden.
Travis Zimmerman of A Faithful Dad loves Jesus Christ with all of his heart. Over the past 30 years his speaking style has been described as electric, inspiring, and heart-felt. Travis has committed the past 15 years to memorizing God’s Word, relating Scripture to unique analogies and life events, which others have enjoyed hearing him recite at national conferences, national and state homeschool conventions, retreats, camps, churches, and colleges. His theme for every message centers on relationships, beginning with Jesus.
Travis earned a Penn State University Aerospace Engineering B.S. degree and minors in Engineering Mechanics and Military Studies, a Webster University MBA, and a Liberty University MA in Theological Studies. He also served as a United States Air Force officer as well as the national sales manager for Sight & Sound Theatres, and he is a licensed pastor in the Evangelical Free Church of America. With God’s help, Travis has overcome unemployment three times, conquered a 16 year addiction, and taken care of his bride, Suzanne, after a horrible accident. Because Travis has known hard times, he is able to relate to many and point others to the One True Mediator, Jesus. He and his bride live in Hershey, PA where they homeschool their five school-age children: an oldest daughter and four sons. See for more information.