Dr. Bond is a pastor, counselor, coach, professor, and businessman. In addition to leading the Proximus Group, Dwayne serves as the Lead Pastor/Founding Pastor of Wellspring Church in Charlotte, NC. He graduated from Liberty University with a Ph.D. in Professional Counseling, Capital Bible Seminary with an M.A. in Christian Counseling and Discipleship, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary with an M.A. in Religion, and University of Maryland with a B.S. in Finance.
In addition to obtaining earned degrees, Dwayne has over seventeen years of counseling experience, (including over 3,300 hours of face-to-face counseling), eleven years as a professor in academia, fourteen years in the pastorate, twenty-four years of ministry experience and ten years of corporate business experience. He serves on the Council Board of the Biblical Counseling Coalition, the Executive Board and the Southeast Region Executive Team in the Acts 29 Church Planting Network. Dwayne is poised to assist individuals, families, pastors, business leaders, organizations and churches. He is a gifted counselor and an effective and proven leader who understands people and is equipped to assist them through whatever ails them. He is passionate about offering hope and healing through Christ for those who are hurting.
He and his wife, Leslie of twenty-seven years, have two sons, Jarami and Kamin, and one daughter, Imani. Dwayne enjoys traveling, health, fitness, basketball, gardening, cooking and reading.