A three-time EMMY® Award-winning producer and director, Daniel Zapata was born in Lima, Peru and has had a passion for storytelling and film-making from a young age. Daniel moved to the United States in 2004, and now lives in Memphis with his wife Faith and their four kids. He began working with John Sanders LLC in 2012 and has directed and produced movies and events for some of the biggest names in Christian entertainment, including Kirk Cameron, Steven Curtis Chapman, TobyMac, Matthew West, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, and Crowder. Daniel heads all media production for the K-LOVE Fan Awards, Premier Cruises, Premier Israel, and Camp Electric. After directing the K-LOVE Fan Awards for five years, he now produces them. Daniel has also worked in productions with Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Morgan Freeman, the Property Brothers, and more.
John Sanders is the founder and CEO of EMMY® award-winning John Sanders LLC, which produces some of the most in-demand, fan-focused industry events, which connect and serve artists, entertainers, and fans. These events include the K-LOVE Fan Awards, Premier Experience, Camp Electric, Pro Lessons dot com, the K-LOVE Cruise, The Duck Dynasty Cruise, the Property Brothers Cruise, The Music Boat, and more. John co-owns Camp Electric, an annual summer camp experience providing unparalleled coaching for musicians ages 13-19. Residing in Memphis and husband to Kari and father of four, John is passionate about bringing high-quality, faith-filled, and engaging events to people across the country.
Since 2014, Gabe Dunlap has served as the Creative Director for John Sanders LLC, overseeing the branding and marketing of the K-LOVE Fan Awards and joint partnerships with Kirk Cameron and Rabbi Jason Sobel. Before joining John Sanders LLC, Gabe served for nine years as the Worship Pastor at Cornerstone Church outside Orlando, Florida. He created and co-owns Camp Electric, a creative arts camp in Nashville. Camp Electric just entered its 15th year, with Gabe continuing to oversee its day-to-day operations. In addition, in 2016, he began a branding and design company, Renderlytics, which manages Keshet Educational Journeys, Premier Israel, K-LOVE Cruise, Jesus Freak Cruise, and more. Gabe and his wife, Amy, have been married for 24 years, and they have three children: Ethan, Evan, and Emma.
Since 2017, Bobby Lewis has served as the Executive Vice President of Love Worth Finding Ministries, Inc., the worldwide media ministry of Adrian Rogers. Prior to his service at LWF, Bobby provided leadership to the media and communications ministries for Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis. He also functioned as CIO in a for-profit organization, owned a small business in Nashville, and has provided small-business and technology consulting. Bobby is a member of Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA), serves on the board of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), and serves on the board of Global Missions Project, an international music missions organization. Bobby and his wife, Donna, are blessed to have five children and eight grandchildren.
Steve Strout is the founder of Moonlight Maverick Entertainment. Steve is committed to helping his clients create innovative, interesting, and impactful products, shows, and events with a signature quality. Steve is an EMMY® award-winning executive producer (K-LOVE Fan Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House in 2018) and has worked directly with artists, who have sold over 125 million records in the United States including Scott Stapp of Creed, Jonathan Cain of Journey, Michael W. Smith, Steven Curtis Chapman, Chris Tomlin, TobyMac, Casting Crowns, Third Day, Jars of Clay, Joy Williams and RED. Steve was an integral part of 32 # 1 radio singles at the AC/CHR radio formats for Sony Music and EMI from 2003 – 2013. Steve is married to AJ Strout, a music industry and radio promotion rock star. They have three amazing children, Satchel, Cecily, and Pippa, and currently reside in Inlet Beach, Florida.
CARY E. VAUGHN
Cary E. Vaughn is the CEO and President of Love Worth Finding Ministries, Inc., the worldwide media ministry of Adrian Rogers, which reaches into 196 countries and millions of households every day. LWF maintains high exposure for the gospel of Jesus Christ across all social media platforms, television, and more than 2,500 radio outlets. Having previously served under Adrian Rogers on the staff at Bellevue Baptist Church, Cary has served in his current role with LWF since 2011. Cary is a Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Advisory Board Member, a member of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), and a lifetime member of the University of Memphis Alumni Association. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for LWF Canada as well as several other ministry board memberships. Cary and his wife, Lalania, have been married for 29 years, and they have two children, Logan and Colton.