Daniel Russo (President & Chairman)
Daniel Russo is a lifelong New Yorker and currently resides in Albany, New York. He works as Director of Operations for the Empire Center for Public Policy. He was previously the Center’s data analyst, overseeing the operation of its transparency website, SeeThroughNY. He obtained an undergraduate degree in American History from the State University of New York at Albany in 2013. He then received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy in 2017.
He is a second generation member of the Church of God and was baptized in 2009. While he enjoys traveling and meeting brethren in various groups, his home congregation of 25+ years is an independent Westchester, New York congregation. Daniel founded the Church of God Network in October 2018 after developing the initial concept during the 2017 Feast of Tabernacles.
Isaac Garcia has a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Ambassador College as well as a Master’s Degree in English from the University of Northern Colorado. He attends a Church of God congregation in West Valley, California.
Isaac is the Founder and CEO of SalesInsider, a talent marketplace for SaaS Sales Professionals. Prior to SalesInsider, has co-founded and helped lead 3 software startups to public company exits. Most recently Isaac was Co-Founder/CEO of Central Desktop (iMeet Central) a SaaS collaboration platform aimed at marketers and creative teams. Central Desktop was acquired by PGI (NYSE: PGI) in 2014.
Isaac was a founding Board Member (and continues to serve on the Executive Board) of Innovate Pasadena a non-profit organization with the initiative to create a vibrant ecosystem of innovation in the greater Pasadena area that supports sustainable economic growth.
Corbin Rose has a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and Communication from a small University in Michigan. After working at IBM as a programmer for several years, he decided to move to Cincinnati to be closer to the headquarters of the United Church of God, where he is able to serve in music, Sign Language translation, app development, and occasional speaking assignments.
Corbin now works as a web developer/designer and has developed many websites for various Church of God groups. He has a passion for travel, making puns, and promoting community among the scattered COG groups through events, networking, and technology. He has made hymnal apps for three different COG groups and hopes to continue making useful tools for Sabbath-keepers around the world.
Carmine Russo obtained his undergraduate degree at Adelphi University in health and physical education in 1972 and later a Master’s degree in Health Education from Brooklyn College in 1984. He taught in the New York City Public School system from December 1972 until retiring in 2006 after 34 years of service.
He came into contact with The Worldwide Church of God in 1975 and was baptized in 1977 while attending the Brooklyn/Queens congregation. He was ordain a deacon in 1986 and was later ordain into the ministry as a local elder in 1990. Presently, Carmine is one of two elders working with the non-affiliated, and unincorporated, members of a Westchester Church of God congregation. They provide Sabbath and Holy Day services to a group of around 20 local members as well as several online participants.
Carmine has been happily married to his wife Janice since 1989 and they have two sons. He currently resides in Columbia County, New York.