Clayce Spurlock II
Clayce is 67 years old, and he grew up in West Union, WV. He married his wife, Sarah, in 1973 and they just celebrated their 50th anniversary. Clayce started working for his 116 year old family owned furniture business in 1974. He committed his life to Christ in 1974, and built the company up with a ministry focus to serve others in need.
Over the years Clayce has not only built up a successful company, he has served on several ministry boards throughout West Virginia such as West Union First Assembly of God, Centerbranch Assembly of God, Teen Challenge, LIfepointe Church, and now the Advisory Board for Chestnut Mountain Ranch. Clayce sold the family business in 2023, and he now spends more time camping in the hills of West Virginia, and spending time with his three sons, their wives, and seven grandchildren. Most of all he enjoys helping others through the giving of his time, resources, life wisdom, and prayer.
Morris Morrison is obsessed with building Stronger, Kinder, Connected human beings. As co-owner of StoryMaker Brands and Windmill Park Media, Morris is a world-class Entertainer, Writer, and Entrepreneur whose journey began in New York City before a doctor’s words changed his life forever, after being orphaned a second time.
Many world-leading organizations have partnered with Morris Morrison to build fearless, focused leaders that drive uncomfortable change and healthy disruption. Challenges and opportunities early in Morris’s life uncovered a unique brand of engagement that connects with audiences of all ages and backgrounds, with an unforgettable message that sounds like a Hollywood movie script.
After receiving his education from Fairmont State University, and the John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University, Morris Morrison’s business journey included critical leadership roles in Human Resources and Sales & Marketing, prior to exploring his dedicated path of Entrepreneurship. Today, many global leaders have witnessed his message live on stage and in his latest books titled: Overnight Success and Disrupt Yourself. His message is powerful, his story is unforgettable, and his focus is clear: to bring families & teams closer, and make organizations more impactful, through personal ownership, service, and generosity.
Morris is best known for celebrating his biggest accomplishments off stage – through his Faith, Family, and Follow-Through in his community — with service to organizations including Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the YMCA, and many others. Morris is a proud brother of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the West Virginia University Alumni Association, while also serving on the board (visiting committee) for the John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University and also serving as an advisory board member for the Chestnut Mountain Ranch.
Argyle grew up in Morgantown, and has been married for 58 years. Argyle and his wife have two children and three grandchildren.Argyle has always had an entrepreneurial gift for building successful companies. In 1968 he founded Sheets Auto Electric, a company that is still in existence today. In 1990 he ventured into the equipment rental business, and today Morgantown Power and Equipment continues to be a growing business servicing construction companies throughout north central West Virginia.
He helped established a church in Morgantown, and has served in various capacities within the church throughout the years. He has a heart to serve others in need, and when Steve Finn moved to Morgantown in 2005 the two of them became friends. Argyle has been helping Chestnut Mountain Ranch build roads, boys’ homes, the Ranch School, and so much more since the day the land was purchased.
He enjoys spending time with his family, and bringing friends out for tours of the Ranch.
Lewis began his career at Jerry Moore, Inc. in 1994 after graduating from Malone University. He worked closely with Jerry in operations of the oil and gas business as well as doing the accounting work for The Christ Foundation. Lewis not only became well equipped to manage finances with a growing company, but he became the COO of a successful foundation.Lewis recalls “I learned the importance of running a successful business, but most of all I found the importance of serving God in all that we do in life.”
After Mr. Moore’s passing in 2020, Lewis transitioned to being the Executive Director of The Christ Foundation. His life’s passion to use his talents to share the Gospel through helping those in need became a full-time reality.
Lewis has been walking alongside the leadership team of Chestnut Mountain Ranch since 2020, and it has been a growing relationship between the two ministries to reach more children in need in West Virginia, Ohio, and beyond.