MEET OUR LEADERS
Stephen W. Neal
Chairman of the Board
Stephen W. Neal is President/CEO of K. Neal International Trucks, Inc. and K. Neal Idealease, Inc. He has owned both companies for six years. K. Neal International Trucks, Inc. is a full–service commercial truck dealership representing the International, Hino, Mitsubishi Fuso, IC Bus, Cummins and Caterpillar truck, truck engine and bus brands. The dealership offers new and previously owned sales, service, collision service and parts for the commercial trucks and buses sold under those brands. K. Neal Idealease, Inc. provides full-service lease, rental and contract maintenance on commercial trucks to clients in many industries. The dealership, headquartered in Hyattsville, MD, has four locations in Maryland and Virginia and employs 95 associates.
K. Neal International Trucks, Inc. is a strategic partner with the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation, Workforce Services Division. Together, the dealership and the County created an ‘on-the-job diesel mechanic training program’ for at-risk county residents. Participants in the program come from diverse backgrounds, and have demonstrated a willingness to learn new skills to enhance their careers. The program affords the trainees an opportunity to change their lives and improve their quality of life while earning livable wages and benefits.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Neal spent 28 years at Giant Foods before retiring in 2004 as Executive Vice President of Store Operations and Sales. Under his leadership, Giant set records for market share and profit contribution margin, as well as many non-financial goals.
He is a recipient of the 2008 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award, and in 2009 was selected as one of the Top 500 Diversity-Owned Businesses in the U.S. Out of 650,000 Businesses surveyed, he was named one of “25 CEOs You Need to Know”. He is Chairman of the Board of SHABACH! Ministries of First Baptist Church of Glenarden, a member of the Board of Visitors, Bowie State University, and a board member of George Mason University, to name a few. Additionally, he has been recognized by many distinguished national industry and not-for-profit organizations.
Mr. Neal is a graduate of George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. He is a Maryland resident and has been a resident of Prince George’s County for over 40 years. He currently resides in Bowie, MD.
Cynthia J. Terry
President and CEO
Cynthia J. Terry is the President and CEO of SHABACH! Ministries Inc. (SMI). SMI, located in Landover, Maryland, was established in 1996 as the non-profit organization of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden (FBCG). Cynthia ensures that the goals and objectives of SHABACH!’s community, career and educational components are met daily. SHABACH! delivers inspiring programs that are models for building great character, ensures academic achievement and excellence, and promotes community involvement that impacts the lives of the youth and adults in Prince George’s County, Maryland and the surrounding communities.
As a certified facilitator and trainer for over 20 years, CJ - as she is affectionately known - has facilitated leadership, diversity, harassment, and Mental Health First Aid training for major corporations, nonprofits, and small businesses. CJ honors and values her commitment to professional leadership and outstanding service by her active participations in the community.
CJ is a graduate of Old Dominion University with a Bachelor's in Speech Communications. She has also earned certificates from Harvard University in Nonprofit Advancement and from Cornell University in EEO Studies. She holds certifications from Mental Health First Aid, CliftonStrengths, Dale Carnegie, Center for Creative Leadership Executive Leadership Program, and the Society for Human Resources Management in cooperation with Catholic University of America. Most recently, CJ received a certificate for Preaching from Baylor University’s George W. Truett Seminary. Cynthia serves on numerous boards, including the Prince George’s County Board of Social Services.
In addition to her multiple roles at SHABACH! Cynthia diligently and faithfully serves at FBCG under the leadership of Pastor, John K. Jenkins Sr. Cynthia also hosts a radio show entitled “Destiny” which airs weekly.
Cynthia and her loving husband, Edwin Terry reside in Prince George’s County, Maryland. They are the proud parents of one beautiful daughter, Kyara (husband Caredio Jackson), and grandparents to Kyara’s adorable children Anthony, Laila and most recently Anissa Grace. For the past ten years, both her life and home were blessed with the presence of her two great-nephews, Stephon and Keyshawn Mingo.
Our Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is the governing body of a nonprofit. Individuals who sit on the board are responsible for overseeing the organization's activities. Board members meet periodically to discuss and vote on the affairs of the organization. SHABACH! Ministries, Inc. is blessed with a powerful group of strong community leaders with an abundance of accolades and accomplishments.
Stephen Neal – Chairman
Davis, Sr., Esq.