Renowned Christian Gospel Singer Dr. Bill Dykes Joins Sky Angel Team
Provider of Faith and Family Television & Radio Programming Adds to Executive Team
Contact: Karole Davis, Sky Angel, 239-963-3265
MEDIA ADVISORY, July 23 /Christian Newswire/ -- Tom Scott, President and Chief Operating Officer of Sky Angel U.S., LLC, a national provider of faith-based and family-friendly television and radio programming, is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Bill Dykes as Chief Marketing Officer. Dr. Dykes will have overall responsibility for the design and implementation of Sky Angel's sales and marketing initiatives.
Over the past 40 years, Dr. Dykes has become an accomplished Southern Gospel singer, having performed on 32 albums and produced over 200 albums for other performers. His extensive professional credits include singing with renowned gospel music groups including The Cathedrals, The Goffs, The Senators and Rhythm Masters. Dr. Dykes also performed in events led by Jerry Falwell, Pat Robinson, Rex Humbard, Billy Graham, Oral Roberts, and Paul Conn, performed four songs that reached #1 on the gospel music charts and received nominations for 3 Dove Awards and a Gospel Music News Award. He is also known for writing and performing the Gold Record winning song "This Is Love".
"I am pleased to welcome Dr. Bill Dykes to our team. He brings a depth of knowledge, expertise and experience that will enhance our sales and marketing operations as Sky Angel continues to provide the most complete package of Christian and family-friendly television available in America", said Tom Scott.
Most recently, Dr. Dykes served as Executive Vice President, Business Development at Church Mortgage Acceptance Co., LLC (CMAC) where he played a key role in providing over $2 billion in financing to churches nationwide in need of refinancing, renovation or expansion. Prior to joining CMAC, he served as Vice President in the Church Lending Group of Union Savings Bank in Columbus. Dr. Dykes was instrumental in creating and managing the church lending division for this $4 billion-asset bank headquartered in Cincinnati. His institutional commercial banking background included serving as VP Retail Lending at PNC Bank in Pittsburgh and serving for 15 years as an executive with Bank One in Cincinnati, where responsibilities included director of the credit card division, branch administrator and VP of retail lending for third-party money.
Dr. Dykes holds a degree in finance from the University of Cincinnati, a degree in vocal performance from the Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, and a Doctor of Divinity Degree at Heritage Baptist University in Indianapolis. He also attended seminary at Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he received his Masters of Religion Degree.
About Sky Angel
Sky Angel® U.S. LLC is a Christian-owned multi-channel provider of faith-based and family-friendly television and radio programming. Using the latest technology, Sky Angel IPTV offers television viewers the widest variety of Christian-based channels available, plus family, sports and news programming through a high-speed Internet connection. Sky Angel IPTV also provides subscribers with value-added features including 48-hour playback on all faith-based TV channels plus an ever-growing Video-On-Demand library with free and fee-based selections. For more information about Sky Angel, visit (www.SkyAngel.com) or call 1-800-SKY-ANGEL (1-800-759-2643).
Founded by Robert Johnson Sr. more than 25 years ago, Sky Angel was created to provide a Christ-centered and family-friendly alternative to the standard television fare. Since then, his vision has grown into a service providing quality television and radio programming to all corners of the United States. Sky Angel's mission is to build and operate a global communications system as the most effective means of assuring that the Gospel will penetrate every nation, culture and people.
Sky Angel also carries the Parents Television Council's® prestigious Entertainment Seal of Approval(TM), which recognizes excellence and social responsibility in programming.