Jolene Erlacher

Speaker/Consultant, Leading Tomorrow

Jolene grew up as the daughter of missionaries. She has worked mobilizing and training short-term and mid-term mission teams for over 15 years. Jolene has a doctorate in leadership and has done extensive research on generational trends. Her two books, Millennials in Ministry and Daniel Generation, document the challenges and opportunities for Millennials and Generation Z in leadership and ministry roles. Jolene currently works as a speaker and consultant with Leading Tomorrow ( She helps organizations, churches, and mission agencies effectively engage, equip and empower the next generation for kingdom service. Jolene lives with her husband and daughters in central North Carolina.