Dean Mayeda

Dean Mayeda

Senior Church Consultant


Church Leadership
Church Planting
Church Transitions

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Dean Mayeda, Senior Church Consultant

Dean is known as a gifted equipper, trainer and coach of pastors, executives and organizational leaders.

He has served as a senior pastor and church planter since 1986 in the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA) and Converge Worldwide (formerly the Baptist General Conference). In 2012, Dean helped lead two local congregations in a successful merger that established Nova Community Church in Torrance, California. Dean regularly conducts Church Planting Assessments for EFCA West and he enjoys coaching church planters.

Dean is married to Janet and they have two adult children who live and work in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County.  He enjoys serving the community as the Lead Chaplain for the Torrance Police Department and as a member of the Torrance Parks and Recreation Commission.

With CAM, Dean serves as a consultant in the areas of church mergers, church planting and organizational health. He also serves as a pastoral, executive and organizational leadership coach.