Our Mission

  • Leadership and Renewal Outfitters, is a national not-for-profit firm focused on creating inspiring and renewing opportunities for leaders and their organizations by:
  • (1) grounding people in who they are – the essence of their heart and spirit, their vocation and avocation
  • (2) connecting people to each other--tapping into the power of community, and
  • (3) inspiring people's beliefs about what they can actually do to positively impact the lives of young people

Stuff We Wish We Said

  • Pablo Neruda
    "All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are."

The Journey Staff

  • Janet Wakefield
    Chief Exploration Officer
  • Tom Plake
    Chief Experience Officer
  • Melinda Bowman
    Chief Organization Officer and Director of Journey Fellowship For Students


  • Telephone:
  • Email:
    tom"at"thejourneyonline.org janet"at"thejourneyonline.org melinda"at"thejourneyonline.org
  • Web:
    www.thejourneyonline.org www.thankayouthworkerday.org www.careerswithyouth.org