About Us

Brandon Schaefer

Director of Five Capitals
Brandon currently serves as the Director of Five Capitals and is on the Core Team of 3DM in Pawleys Island, SC. Five Capitals works with Marketplace Leaders, helping them to live an integrated life, discover “life to the full” and increase their spiritual confidence in the workplace. Through Coaching, Content and Learning Communities, Five Capitals works with all types of people and organizations – enabling them to reach their full potential.

Brandon is a graduate from Iowa State University in International Business and Spanish. After graduating, Brandon worked for Motorola in Glasgow, Scotland and Eli Lilly and Co in Indianapolis in their strategic marketing departments, respectively.

After years in the corporate world, Brandon was called to work in the local church. Since then he's completed a Master's Degree in Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University and a Masters Degree in Biblical Studies from Asbury Seminary. In ministry, Brandon served as the Adult Discipleship Pastor at East 91st Street Christian Church in Indianapolis and most recently as the Pastor of Discipleship, Leadership and Outreach Ministries at Southland Christian Church in Lexington, KY, a church of 15,000.

Brandon has a passion for developing leaders and serves as a coach for a number of different non-profit and organizational leaders. He's a gifted discipler, leader, strategic planner, Myers-Briggs / Enneagram guru and loves seeing people reach their full potential. He's married to his lovely wife T.J. - they have two daughters Eva and Teagan.

T.J. Schaefer

Co-Director of Five Capitals
T.J. is a graduate from State University of New York at Brockport. She majored in Communication Studies with a Minor in Dance. After graduating, T.J. worked in the marketing department at Farm Bureau and then as an Education Specialist and Convention Arena Director with the National FFA Organization in Indianapolis. In addition, T.J. was part of a dance ministry at East 91st Street Christian Church and taught dance at a Christian dance studio.

After moving to Lexington, KY, T.J. worked as the Office Manager at Nature’s Expressions, Inc. In ministry, T.J. served as the choreographer and dance captain for four years at Southland Christian Church’s children’s ministry summer musical show production.

T.J. has a passion for empowering and equipping women, being a Mom of her two young daughters, teaching dance, Zumba and fitness and travel. She’s married to her amazing husband, Brandon.

Spiritual Capital: Growing in Wisdom & Power: Equipping Weekend
Aug 14-16, 2014
Cincinnati, OH
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Five Capitals Taster Event
Aug 30, 2014
Melbourne, Australia
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Five Capitals Taster Event
Sep 3, 2014
Melbourne, Australia
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Spiritual Capital: Growing in Wisdom & Power: Equipping Weekend
Oct 9-11, 2014
Pawleys Island, SC
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Increasing your Influence and Impact: Equipping Weekend
Oct 16-18, 2014
Vancouver, BC
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