July 16, 2015–Joe Savage

Joe Savage Bio

Dr. Joe Savage is an author and speaker who also serves at the University of Mobile as the executive dean of the School of Christian Ministries and the director of the Center for Leadership. He also recently created a new non-profit organization called Projects That Matter which is helping girls overseas from becoming victims of human trafficking.

Prior to coming to the University of Mobile, Joe was a forerunner in training and inspiring more than 200 coaches and executives in the National Football League (NFL) to maximize their influence. For several years, he wrote a weekly motivational email which became the most requested Christian devotion in all professional sports.

He has personally spoken to more than 2,000 audiences in fifteen nations. His audiences have ranged from inner-city youth in America’s largest cities to corporate and team events for Aflac, NASA, Coca Cola, Olympic athletes, NFL coaches and executives, and others.

Joe has led numerous large-scale outreach events, meeting the physical and spiritual needs of tens of thousands of impoverished people around the world through the provision of medicine, clothing, food, toys, and spiritual counsel. In total, Joe’s projects and works have provided well over $1,000,000 in humanitarian aid and assistance to orphans, children, and the poor in America and around the world.

Joe is the author of two books. He is a graduate of UMS Preparatory School. He and his wife Pamela reside in Fairhope. And as a side note, he is the brother of Senior Bowl director and long-term NFL executive Phil Savage.