Archbishop Dr. M.J. Rivers
Archbishop Dr. Melvin J. Rivers is Establishmentarian Primate and Presiding Prelate of Paraclete Evangelistic Ministries Fellowship of Churches International. He is a Seasoned Leader, Project Manager, Member of The Joint College of African American Pentecostal Bishops, The International College of Bishops, and The Covenant Bishops Global Council.
He is a Former (2017-2020) Member of The Board of Directors for The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Access Corporation overseeing the operation of the Access Channel 21 Television Station. He is the former Chairman of Religious Affairs for the NAACP in Monroe County, NC.; and Operation Reach Out in Monroe, NC.
Dr. Rivers has served as an Associate Professor and Dissertation Chair at the University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies and the UOP-Charlotte School of Business. Bishop Rivers is the President and CEO of Archbishop M.J. Rivers Ministries, Inc., and the President of Phronesis Consulting Firm-A Business Consulting Leadership & Project Management Company.
His passion for Social Responsibility has assisted in the building of several Habitat for Humanity Homes in the Atlanta Area. He is a member of The Project Management Institute-LA Chapter, The Association of Management Consultants, The Association of Strategic Planning, Business Start-Up Specialist, and former Chairman of Volunteerism and Community Affairs at The LA Chapter of The National Black MBA Association.
Archbishop Dr. Rivers currently serves as The President/Founder of The National D.B.A. Society.