Meet The Team

Our team is made up of dedicated and passionate individuals who believe in the power of personal growth, development, and balance across these four key pillars of life: Faith, Family, Fitness, and Finance.

SKYLAR LEWIS

SKYLAR LEWIS

CEO/FOUNDER

Skylar Lewis, a dedicated entrepreneur and CEO, leads with unwavering faith. He is passionate about fueling high-growth companies, driving teams to reach their potential. His diverse leadership spans the financial, construction, and marketing sectors. As the head of Rise Up Kings, he oversees a leading faith-based mentorship program. As CEO of Superior Restoration, he manages a prominent restoration firm, and through 2DAYCEO, he assists entrepreneurs in scaling businesses effectively. He resides in Dallas, Texas with a wife and two kids.

JEREMY MCWILLIAMS

HEAD COACH

Jeremy McWilliams is a Green Beret and studied theology at Oral Roberts University. After the events of 9/11, he enlisted in the US Army and eventually became a Green Beret. In 2020, he was injured in combat in Afghanistan and transitioned into a teaching role. He and his wife started buying and flipping businesses before transitioning into brokering business sales. Jeremy now uses his military and business experiences to help Christian businessmen reach their potential through Rise Up Kings. ………………………………………………………..

Pastor John

PASTOR

John is the on-staff pastor for Rise Up Kings and the founding pastor of Centerpoint Church in Murrieta, California. He's known for his creative, practical, and inspirational Biblical teachings that guide people towards meaningful life changes through Christ. John's passion for igniting others' enthusiasm for the Holy Spirit is carried out in an extraordinarily natural way—his energy is infectious! John and his wife, Ann, reside in Murrieta, CA, and in his free time, he enjoys paragliding over the Torrey Pines cliffs and hiking Santa Rosa Plateau's trails.

BJ TIJERINA

COACH

BJ Tijerina, a Texas native, built a successful plumbing company from his garage to a 2,600 square foot shop with four offices, with the help of a personal business coach. After selling his company, he attended a Rise Up Kings event which inspired him to give back and help other men in their journey to improve their faith, family, and business. He now helps lead the RUK programs in Texas and supports men looking to level up in various aspects of their lives. BJ and his wife reside in Argyle, TX, and enjoy serving the community of Rise Up Kings and Queens.

JON WOOD

COACH

Jon Wood, a Southern California native, served a decade in the Marine Corps. Afterwards, he began a 20-year law enforcement career, working as K9 Officer, Tactics Instructor, and force use expert. Passionate about sports, he played rugby in South Africa, earned a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, and competed in Muay Thai. Now, he is the Director of Safety and Security at his church and a Rise Up Kings member, mixing his love for Jesus with his worldly experience. He has a wife and a daughter.

THOMAS BILLS

COACH

Thomas Bills is a young entrepreneur who started his own real estate team, The Bills Group, at the age of 19. He is actively involved in his local church and enjoys serving others both professionally and personally. Thomas attended the Rise Up Kings Refinery in January 2022 and helped launch The Crucible, an 18-30 year old division. He is the lead coach for that division and coaches and mentors men to grow their businesses. Thomas is happily married to Nicole and enjoys spending time with her and their two doodles.

NATHAN TVEDT

ENROLLMENT COACH

JET TROUBLEFIELD

ENROLLMENT COACH

JESSICA CRAYCRAFT

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

CAROLYN JOHNSON

EVENT MANAGER

JORDAN WALLACE

EVENT ASSISTANT

ALEKSEI BATURIN

VIDEOGRAPHER

BOB KIMMERLE

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

JUSTIN BAKER

DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY

MIKE GARCIA

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