Daniel Blakeslee

Daniel Blakeslee

Blakeslee is an experienced leader and a trainer of leaders. He is a pastor, college professor, husband, father and grandfather. He consults with non-profit organizations, churches and businesses to help them accomplish their mission – efficiently and effectively. Blakeslee served on board three nuclear powered submarines as a Chief Petty Officer. Blakeslee was assigned to the U. S. Navy’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) as an instructor. He developed curriculum and taught the pilot course for the Navy’s Total Quality Management (TQM) Program. Blakeslee served as the Lead Pastor and Executive Pastor of three churches. He was the Director of Operations for the Baptist Bible Fellowship International and on the faculty and administration of Baptist Bible College and Graduate School. He is currently serving as an Administrative Pastor in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Blakeslee is an experienced leader and a trainer of leaders. He is a pastor, college professor, husband, father and grandfather. He lives with his wife, Michele, in Chesapeake, Virginia. He consults with non-profit organizations, churches and businesses to help them accomplish their mission – efficiently and effectively.

He was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. After graduating from high school Blakeslee enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He volunteered for the Submarine Service. Daniel advanced to Chief Petty Officer and served on board three nuclear powered submarines as the Leading Engineering Laboratory Technician and an Engineering Watch Supervisor. Before the start of Desert Storm, Blakeslee was assigned to the U. S. Navy’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) as an instructor. He taught hundreds of first time managers and mentored them as they transitioned from worker to leader. He was later joined the instructor school for the leadership program, where he was consistently singled out by officer and senior enlisted students as a premiere instructor and leader. Blakeslee was awarded the Master Training Specialist for his work in the Leadership Instructor School.