2023 Speaker

Skeeter Heritage, Jr.

Skeeter Heritage, Jr. is the President and fourth generation leader of Heritage’s Dairy Stores. The company opened the first-ever convenient store in South Jersey in 1957, and now has 32 stores and more than 500 employees in Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties. Staying true to its four tenets of family, friendly, fervent and fresh, Heritage’s keeps people as the most important part of its business and believes that success is achieved through service to others.

A Rutgers – Camden Business School graduate, husband to Laura, and father of four, Skeeter began working in the family business during college. For more than 15 years, he progressed in the company, spending several years in each position, before taking on the senior leadership role at the company in early 2019. He notes that his perseverance and his enduring faith inform his leadership, and he attributes the company’s present success to its steadfast commitment to keep people at the heart of the business. Skeeter shares that “each day, I look forward to Heritage’s being a blessing to our employees, our guests, and the communities we serve.”

2022 Speaker

Sam Thevanayagam

Born and raised in a Christian home in Sri Lanka, Sam’s parents’ example fostered his faith, teaching him the power of unconditional love. Today, He and his wife, Danilyn, carry this love on to their five children.

2021 Speaker

Judge Nelson A. Diaz – Senior Partner At Dilworth Paxson LLP

Having served as our first event keynote speaker in 1992, we are delighted to have the Honorable Judge Nelson A. Diaz return for the 30th Annual Gloucester County Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast event.

2020 Speaker

Chad Williams – Former Navy Seal and author of “Seal of God”

Part memoir, part evangelism piece, SEAL of God follows Chad’s journey through the grueling Naval Ops training and onto the streets of Iraq, where he witnessed the horrors of war up close. Along the way, Chad shares his own radical conversion story and talks about how he draws on his own experiences as a SEAL to help others better understand the depths of Christ’s sacrifice and love.

2019 Speaker

Anne Beiler – Founder of Auntie Anne’s Pretzels

“Have faith, work hard, and all things are possible. The Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast Committee cares about and considers the busy lives of business people. They present a short but powerful event that provides attendees the support and recognition they deserve. The breakfast is impressive in its diversity, positive, unifying, encouraging and honoring to those who do the daily grind f business.”

Prayer Breakfast Speakers

December 5

Kelly Wright

Fox News Anchor / Reporter, Recording Artist, Author and Minister
December 6

David Rowe

Retired Sportscaster, NFL & College Sports
December 2

Phil Clemens

Chairman & CEO, Clemens Family Corp& Hatfield Quality Meats
December 3

Regi Campbell

Entrepreneur and Author
December 4

James F. O’Bryon

The O’Bryon Group
December 6

Ed Herr

President, Herr Foods Inc.
December 7

Dan Cathy

President of Chick-Fil-A
December 1

Fritz Klumpp

Past Executive Director of C.B.M.C. of USA
December 2

Tom Fortson

President, Promise Keepers USA
December 4

Doug MacMillian

Founder, Todd M. Beamer Foundation