Des Cummings Jr., PhD, served as president of the AdventHealth Foundation and executive vice president for AdventHealth, the largest admitting hospital in America. Dr. Cummings holds a PhD degree in leadership and management with emphasis in statistical forecasting. Dr. Cummings also holds a master of divinity degree and is an ordained minister. In the Cummings home, health and healing is a family affair. Dr. Cummings’ wife, Mary Lou, is a nurse and health educator who gave leadership to the development of the AdventHealth Parish Nurse program and Women’s Center at Celebration Health. Dr. Cummings is committed to the concept of empowering patients to take charge of their health and distributing medical knowledge into the community. Dr. Cummings is the author or coauthor of four books including CREATION Life Discovery. He speaks to national and international conferences on the future of healthcare, specializing in strategies for whole person care, healthy communities, and the hospital of the future. It is his belief that we must recreate a new vision of American healthcare for the twenty-first century that is financially viable and enhances quality of life for all Americans. It is this passion that Des brings to Creation Development to serve the mothers, children, and families in creating healthy futures for our leaders of tomorrow.