President and Founder, The C4 Group
Monty L. Hipp is the president and founder of The C4 Group, an organization launched in Washington D.C. in 2005 to connect the four key solution providers in community: faith, government, corporate, and givers (philanthropic and volunteer). The vision for The C4 Group was sparked by Monty’s experience serving these sectors for over 30 years: including working with governmental leaders in Washington D.C., and serving the faith community on an executive team for a denominational organization and in various influential capacities. He has also provided leadership for several non-profit organizations in executive leadership roles.
Passionate about providing resources for leaders and communities, Monty has written and developed multiple efforts and resources that are impacting thousands. As an effort of The C4 Group, he spearheaded the Care Strategy, a complete community engagement plan that is bringing leaders together around a specific cause with a clear vision and plan of action. He has authored many additional resources for discipleship, faith development, and marriage, including Discipleship Plus, Guess What Happened to Me, Questions to Live By, and Intimacy at a Distance, coming in 2016. Monty’s book The Advantage also releases in 2016.
Monty Hipp is also a sought-after speaker and communicator with a creative approach to connecting with people on a personal level. He can address difficult issues in a direct manner, making the complex simple for audiences with his use of humor and wit. Through his speaking engagements, Monty influences thousands of individuals around the world.
Monty’s mission is to model a passionate pursuit of truth with excellence and creativity that inspires others towards positive life action. With decades of experience across these various sectors, Monty’s experience has equipped him to be a voice of influence and is able to lead, facilitate, and support initiatives that change lives.
Brandi C. Summers Dorsett has invested in leaders for 20 years, providing insight and perspective on leadership development. Brandi holds a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Culture and Social Justice. She utilizes The CompleMentor model to help leaders increase impact in life and leadership.
Brandi serves as the National Care Strategy Director for The C4 Group. She is passionate about community engagement and building cross-sector partnerships. Her background includes working for the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, City of Bellevue, and with the faith community. She helps organizations across the nation develop a game-plan for increasing collective impact to foster positive change.
Brandi believes in investing in emerging leaders. Through her work with AmeriCorps members, Catalyst Interns, and as an Adjunct Professor she focuses on leadership development, professional goals, navigating life lessons, and determining life priorities.
Brandi’s mission is to live with a joy and intentionality that fosters positive life-choices and on-going encouragement that helps people win in life and leadership. She is a national speaker and known for her ability to lead and inspire.
Email Brandi (206) 790-6488
Southeast Regional Director
Tray T.S. Deadwyler has been leading generations through the civic engagement continuum. Affectionately nicknamed Service Nerd by his teammates and sector colleagues, Tray focuses on supporting cross-sector solutions and training fellow professionals to deploy human-centered design for their interventions and programs.
Combining his 15 years of experience, expertise, and energy, Tray is a sought after civic engagement trainer, facilitator, and design consultant. He has been a recurring speaker at the Conference on Volunteerism and Service hosted by Points of Light and The Corporation for National and Community Service State and National Symposiums. Tray’s civic transcript and consulting roster spans such organizations as the American Red Cross, Atlanta Police Department, Communities in Schools, Morehouse College, Points of Light Foundation, San Francisco Food Bank, Spelman College and the AmeriCorps*NCCC.
Moreover, Tray’s personal mission and work pushes beyond charity and altruism to develop holistic, solution-oriented approaches to today’s public issues through research, analysis and action.
Service at the heart, he volunteers his time with Angels in Distress, Love Beyond Walls and New Leaders Council-Atlanta on their Board of Directors, yet frequently pressing his way to the North Georgia Mountains for some necessary rest, camping and hiking.
Northwest Regional Director
Becoming a part of the Complementor and C4 team is a natural fit for Marshall, because his mission in life is to “Encourage, Equip, and Inspire People and Organizations to Greatness”. This is where Marshall feels most alive, and his truest giftings shine.
Marshall is excited to join the complementor team as the NW Regional Director, giving oversight to the work of Complementor and C4 Group in the NW region of the United States.
His career is rich in experience in developing people. In 2004, Marshall and his wife, Lesley founded Because People Matter, a humanitarian nonprofit in Portland, Oregon. BPM exists to serve the marginalized and underserved and is one of the C4 Group Care Strategy locations.
Marshall and Lesley live in Canby, Oregon. They have two grown sons, Sam and Noah.
Executive Assistant and Project Manager
Sapna is interested in individual diversity and how it interplays, impacts, and shapes communities around the word. She is especially interested in the concept of Interpersonal Intelligence and how it factors into individual relationships, personalities, human interaction, and perspectives. She remains enthralled by its power and potential to make, break, and/or shape one’s life and future.
Sapna has a Bachelors’ in Philosophy from the University of Delhi, and a Masters’ in Education from Boston College. She is originally from India and, to this day, uses cilantro in everything—yes, everything!!
Outside of work, Sapna enjoys spending time with her family, reading the occasional page-turner, cooking, and running.
Systems, Project and Contract Manager
Joining The CompleMentor and C4 team came as an exciting opportunity for Sierra after her internship with us in Spring 2017. Sierra now holds the position of our Systems, Project and Contract Manager where she works as the liaison for CompleMentor clients.
Originally from Northern California, Sierra is an outdoors and environmental enthusiast who enjoys spending her time traveling. Sierra recently graduated from Western Washington University with a BA in Environmental Policy, and plans on continuing her education.