I lead an organization called For Evansville that brings people together to solve our city's most pressing needs. We do this by convening leaders, cultivating collaboration among them, storytelling about a better city, and navigating paths forward.
We pursue a city where every person:
experiences love and gives love
prioritizes the holistic wellbeing of all people
has work that provides community value and individual purpose
Convener, collaborator, aspiring author, and sometimes a speaker.
Ross Chapman is married to a relentless city builder and is the father of three curious and sweet boys. He is the Founder and Executive Director of For Evansville, a social entrepreneurial organization committed to cultivating collaboration among churches and community leaders for the common good.
He is the Executive Producer for a series of short films that encourage love and compassion toward neighbors through Left Turn Productions. Two of the films won an Emmy.
Previously, Ross was the Executive Director of CHARLOTTE/ONE in Charlotte, NC and worked with dozens of local churches to engage Millennials.
He is a doctoral candidate in Faith, Work, Economics, and Vocation at Fuller Theological Seminary (Pasadena, CA). He earned a Master of Divinity in Preaching and Teaching from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Chicago, IL) and a Bachelor of Arts from Taylor University in Business Management and Christian Education.