Why are champions considered to be winners regardless of the types of challenges being met – in sports, in sales, in all areas of academics?  Is it possible for job searchers to be “champions” when it comes to landing the job of your dreams – one that brings an increase in salary, better benefits, and opportunities for career advancement?  The new three-week Expert Speaker Series being offered by the St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry will focus on how the “champion way” to job searches helps ensure career advancement opportunities.  Beginning with its Wednesday morning meeting on December 4 and continuing through December 18, 9:00-10:30 AM, at St. Jude Catholic Church in Allen, TX, this series will define proven steps for a well-organized job search plan that significantly increases long-term success.

Attendance at this Expert Speaker Series is free of charge.  It is also open to all people of any faith, ethnicity, age, etc.  Everyone is welcome.

The lineup for the St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry Fall 2019 Expert Speaker Series C is:

DECEMBER 4, 2019

Topic:              How to Use in Your Job Search 

Speakers:        Jeff Morris, Founder, and


In 2008, Mr. Morris founded, a website created to assist the unemployed and under-employed in the DFW area.  In 2012, he launched, a website to help those outside the DFW area. Also, in 2012, Mr. Morris published his first book titled What I’ve Learned about YOUR JOB SEARCH That You May Not Know.  In addition, Mr. Morris facilitates the North Dallas/Plano Career Focus Group which meets every Friday.  Over 850 people have found their next great opportunity while attending this group. Mr. Morris’ website:



DECEMBER 11, 2019

Topic:              I Need to Get a Job NOW!

Speaker:         Debbie Mrazek, Founder and President, The Sales Company

Ms. Mrazek’s company helps entrepreneurs, individuals, and large corporations to better assess, understand, and engage in practical, purposeful selling.  She teaches the ways in which the tools, techniques, and talents every individual possesses can be transformed into s-a-l-e-s.  Ms. Mrazek applies this approach as a faculty member for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program, a $500 million investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to education, financial capital, and business support services. She is also a consultant, conference facilitator and author of 13 books, including the best seller, Field Guide to Sales.  Ms. Mrazek was selected as an honoree for the Dallas Business Journal’s 2016 Women in Business Awards, which honored exemplary commitments to the North Texas Community in addition to impressive professional achievements.  Ms. Mrazek’s website:


DECEMBER 18, 2019

Topic:              The Champion Way

Speaker:          Jack Bick, Certified Career Success Coach Practicing in Collin County

Mr. Bick created the Be Mission Critical: Own Your Dream Career curriculum for the St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry.  A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Mr. Bick recently completed his latest book, The Champion Way Career Management.  This new book will be available in January 2020.  It will be available online through and through the St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry.  Mr. Bick is also the former publisher of the Dallas Business Journal and the Collin County Business Press.  In 2008, Mr. Bick sold the Collin County Business Press.  Mr. Bick’s LinkedIn profile:


The St. Jude Career Alliance is a ministry helping college students, career builders and those who are underemployed to develop individual career strategies that meets at 9:00 AM most every Wednesday at St. Jude Parish in Allen, TX.  Attendance at all St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry meetings is free of charge and open to all people of any faith, ethnicity, age, etc.  Everyone is welcome! 

 St. Jude Catholic Church is located at 1515 North Greenville Avenue, between Exchange Parkway and Stacy Road.  Attendees should park in the northeast lot and use the entrance between the church and the parish offices.

 In addition to speakers and presentations at weekly Wednesday morning meetings, the St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry offers training in job search skills, support groups and job-hunting resources.

 For more information, visit or email


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