Dr. Brian Rawls is a Newark, NJ native rooted deeply in the rich and influential church and gospel music experience. Dr. Rawls brings more than 20 years of non-profit organizational leadership and pastoral ministry experience to Pillar College’s MAML program. He received degrees from Nyack College BA (Social Science and Bible), Bernard Baruch College CUNY (Master of Public Administration-National Urban Fellow), New Brunswick Theological Seminary, MDiv, and D.Min (Transformational Preaching). He also served as Adjunct Professor at New Brunswick Theological Seminary. He finds great fulfillment helping to develop leaders in his hometown through his work at Pillar College.