Lea Culver is one of the founding members of Creek Technologies Company (CreekTech) and now serves as the sole owner, and President and CEO since June 2017. With more than 35 years in the federal information technology and intelligence services business, he leads the company to consistently report increases in size and revenue exceeding one hundred percent year over year since 2012.
Upon separating from U.S. Army after Desert Shield and Storm, his experience gained from the Military Intelligence Branch equipped him to manage large Department of Defense programs as a federal contractor, in both large and small business companies, that shaped information technology transformation for the Army and Air Force.
He leads the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) master’s degree program delivered at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS), a program which was recently ranked the #1 graduate school program for homeland security in the Nation.
His heartbeat is supporting under resourced churches coming through North American Mission to assist with administrative and organizational integration, strategic evangelism, and management of church administration. Other important ministries Lea has served in over decades are pastoral associate, evangelist, outreach director, foreign missions director, Sunday school teacher, youth pastor, family ministry pastor, and the Ohio District Sunday School board.
He holds a Bachelor degree in Organizational Leadership, two Master’s degrees (MBA and Master’s in Homeland Security), and is a Ph.D. candidate at Franklin University.
He sits on numerous boards with Franklin University, The Kritērion Group, LLC., Dover Real Estate Investment Group, LLC., and ACC Property Management, LLC.
Lea also coaches and mentors apostolic small business owners assisting them in navigating the different phases of startup and understanding the principles of stewardship which forms the organizational culture of business operations.