Heart Matters founder Charlotte Davis is a native of Atlanta, Ga, and the
third of 5 siblings, including 1 sister and 3 brothers. Having spent
the better part of her life as a public educator, Charlotte shifted gears,
and after 16 years, began a journey of personal healing and restoration.
Discovering her true identity in Christ, Charlotte has made it her passion
to help others heal from past trauma and walk in their true identity as well.


Charlotte has recently completed her debut work entitled: At the Heart of the

Matter: Personal deliverance through identity restoration.
In this book, Charlotte shares highlights of her journey intoheart restoration,
and provides insight into what true acceptance and belonging
look like according to the Word of God. Charlotte will
complete her Doctoral studies in Adult Learning in December, 2020.


Charlotte currently works with teenage victims of commercial
sexual exploitation and serves in ministry at Life Center Ministries,
located in Dunwoody, Ga.

Deborah is a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia where she raised two daughters and now enjoys three precious grandchildren.  Having grown up in an underserved community, Deborah is familiar with its challenges and has committed her life to serving and empowering these populations. Over the years she launched various in-reach and outreach ministries in churches and civic organizations.  Her professional life was also devoted to working with nonprofit organizations that impact these communities through education, economic development and empowerment programs.  The passion to empower underserved populations included foreign missions.  She began serving abroad in her early 20’s in Curacao, Greece and India.  Other opportunities included South Africa and Brazil.  After becoming an empty-nester, she was invited to serve in Lusaka, Zambia, as well as host an empowerment team to Kampala, Uganda. 

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Deborah Lee Barrett

Deborah founded Catalyst Empowerment Group, LLC in 2014, and responded to a divine summons to steward a new assignment in 2018, which became Catapult Global, Inc.  The mandate of these two organizations is to develop servant-leaders of all ages and impact nations through various empowerment strategies. In 2012 she was recipient of The Esther Award presented by the National Coalition of Women in Ministry, and will be conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Humanitarianism and an International Chaplain Certification from the U.N. Embassy Consulate General Assembly in 2020.  Deborah received undergrad degrees in Organization Leadership and Practical Ministries, and was previously ordained as a minister, elder, and authorized teacher of Christian Education. She is a certified John Maxwell Team leadership trainer and coach, and also facilitates Habitudes (leadership habits and attitudes) training for next-generation leaders.

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