Walt Pilcher is a former CEO of Kayser-Roth Corporation, L’eggs Products (the pantyhose in the plastic eggs) division of Sara Lee Corporation, and Nihon Sara Lee, KK (Japan). He holds a BA from Wesleyan University and an MBA from Stanford University. He is a member of Kingdom Congressional International Alliance (KCIA), has been a church elder and served on the Board of Trustees of Regent University, the Board of Directors of The United Way of Greater Greensboro, and the Business School Advisory Board at Greensboro College. He currently serves on the boards of The Apostolic Network of Global Awakening, an international evangelistic ministry, and Evergreen Missions, sharing the Gospel with unreached peoples through indigenous music and education.
Walt is a former Adjunct Professor of Marketing at the Regent University Graduate School of Business and has lectured at Wesleyan University, Wake Forest Babcock Graduate School of Management, The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, Greensboro College and the Global School of Supernatural Ministry. He was an editor of In-Store Marketing: A New Dimension in the Share Wars by Michael Wahl and More than We Can Imagine: A Practical Guide to the Holy Spirit by Rev. Dick Robinson.
Walt’s groundbreaking book on organizational leadership, The Five-fold Effect: Unlocking Power Leadership for Amazing Results in Your Organization, outlines how to apply the apostolic gifts of Ephesians 4:11 effectively in the marketplace. It was a First Horizon Award finalist in the 2015 Eric Hoffer Book Award competition and has been developed into a teaching series with an accompanying study guide, Experiencing the Five-fold Effect. His collection of humorous short stories and poetry, On Shallowed Ground, including Dr. Barker’s Scientific Metamorphical Prostate Health Formula® and other Stories, Poems, Comedy and Dark Matter from the Center of the Universe was published in 2016, and his comic novel, Everybody Shrugged, was released in 2018.
Walt and his wife, Carol, an artist, live in Greensboro, North Carolina, have three adult children and six grandchildren and attend Grace Church in High Point, North Carolina.
“One of the greatest rewards in my career has been seeing people grow personally, professionally and spiritually and to have contributed in some way to equipping them to find and walk in their destiny,” he says. “I pray The Five-fold Effect can help others do the same in their own work and lives.”