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Donald C. Simmons Jr.
Donald C. Simmons Jr. is an internationally recognized leadership consultant and the senior pastor for The Tremont United Methodist Charge in Northeast Mississippi. He also teaches graduate courses in political science and leadership for the University of Nebraska-Omaha and was the founding dean of the College of Leadership and Public Service at Dakota Wesleyan University. He is the editor of Organizational Leadership and the coauthor of the textbook Leadership and Service: An Introduction with Senator George McGovern and Dan Gaken. His best-known popular work, Confederate Settlements in British Honduras, resulted in an appearance on C-SPAN Book TV, but he is most recognized in academic circles as producer of the public television documentary Hungry for Green: Feeding the World Sustainably, which premiered at Harvard University Medical School's Center for Health and the Global Environment in 2009 and aired nationally. He attended Sioux Falls Seminary and holds a certificate of ministry from Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University. Simmons remains actively involved in baseball ministry and prison ministry.