HR Boot Camp for Ministry Leadership

Join us to become a lean, mean HR machine! Muster your team and get the quick and dirty details on the latest in ministry-focused best practices for human resources.

HR Boot Camp is an important training day, only held once a year, that covers the biggest HR and operations risks faced by ministries in California.

Join Bob Brockman of Daley & Heft, LLP, Monty Kelso of slingshot group, and Leslie DeMattia of DeMattia Consulting for a must-have day of ministry-focused HR training.














2020 Locations & Cities:

HR Boot Camp will run in early 2020 at the following regional locations:

SoCal Area Bootcamps: Featuring Bob Brockman, Monty Kelso, & Leslie DeMattia:  9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


  • Emmanuel Faith: 639 E 17th Ave, Escondido, CA 92025

  • Cottonwood Church: 4505 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720

  • Faith Church: 1211 E. Badillo Street, West Covina, CA 91790

  • Shepherd Church: 19700 Rinaldi St, Porter Ranch, CA 91326

  • New Life Church: 4201 Stine Rd, Bakersfield, CA 93313

Central & NorCal Area Bootcamps: Featuring Bob Brockman & Leslie DeMattia:  10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • Agape Church: 950 Laureate Ln, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

  • Ventura Missionary: 500 High Point Dr, Ventura, CA 93003

  • First Presbyterian Church: 1540 M St, Fresno, CA 93721

  • Bridgeway Christian Church: 8150 Industrial Avenue, Building A, Roseville, CA 95678

  • Prince of Peace Fremont: 38451 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536







Most churches find out about their HR and legal issues through litigation. By then it’s too late; the damage is done!

Start defending your ministry right now by attending this annual event. We’ll cover church-related HR and operations risks – the type of risks that are exclusively faced by churches just like yours.

Our expert legal and human resource speakers will help you mold your HR and operations department into a well-prepared force.

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Leslie DeMattia,

DeMattia Consulting

Monty Kelso,

slingshot group

Robert Brockman,

Daley & Heft, LLP

Explore the latest in ministry HR best practices with Leslie DeMattia of DeMattia Consulting.

Leslie DeMattia is an HR consultant with over 20 years experience in working with ministries in California. Participate in an interactive workshop.

Monty Kelso of slingshot group will cover what's in store for ministry when it comes to Millenials, HR,  and beyond.

Hear from Robert Brockman of Daley & Heft, LLP as he covers the legal in and outs of ministry HR.

Bob Brockman is a Brotherhood Mutual litigation attorney who has 30+ experience in litigating faith based employment issues.  Hear about the top 3-5 trends in California ministries.​ Learn & be prepared to be involved in an interactive program!


  • Churches are reeling from the impact of Dynamex.  Now, find out what you need to know by January 2020 about employee versus independent contractors under Assembly Bill 5.

  • Just when you thought you understood sexual harassment law, the rules are expanding! Get ready for new workplace rules.  What supervisors must know, how non-supervisory personnel should be trained, and when to train under Senate Bill 778. 

  • The latest wage/hour case law

  • Working with the ADA

  • Exempt versus non-exempt

We serve you so you can serve others. That purpose takes us beyond just selling insurance policies.  We know that if your staff and volunteers are properly screened, trained and organized and if your church provides a safe environment for your activities – your ministry will have a higher success rate.