Rev. Tom Michaels Zahradnik – Chief Executive Officer Tom has been in broadcasting for 28 years and has done pretty much everything in radio and television, both in front of the microphone and camera, as well as behind the scenes.Â He greatest love is the radio.
Tom’s most profound moment was on February 19th, 1982.Â After aÂ suicide attempt from depression, heÂ was admitted toÂ New York Psychiatric Hospital in White Plains, NY.Â It was there in his room heÂ encountered the living person of Jesus Christ.Â Tom was moved by Christ toÂ repent of his sinsÂ and surrender his life toÂ Him.Â Â He did and his life has never been the same.Â It is amazing grace!
Tom’s life callingÂ can be defined as an encourager and communicator.
HeÂ isÂ an inspirational and motivational speaker to churches, businesses,Â and organizations with a flare for humor incorporated into all he does.Â Tom has served in most areas of ministry inÂ churches including as an associate pastor.Â His passion however lies outside the walls of the traditional churchÂ in the marketplace arenas ofÂ entertainment,Â government, and corporate America.
Tom hosts “The Sunday Brunch” and the daily “Prayer Break” on the Sound of Life. Â He also hosts the monthlyÂ Sound of Life “Heart 2 Heart” podcast .
Tom is an ordainedÂ minister andÂ endorsed chaplain with The General Council of The Assemblies of God. HeÂ holds a Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Theology, and an Associates of Science Degree in Communications and Media Arts.Â Tom is on the Board of Trustees forÂ Valley Forge Christian College in Phoenixville, PA and he serves on the Board of Directors forÂ Care Net Pregnancy Center of the Hudson Valley. Â He also is a member of theÂ National Religious Broadcasters Â International Committee.
TomÂ is married to the love of his life of 24 years, Cathleen, and has three children, Jonathan (22), Alyssa (21), and Christy (16). Tom and his family live in Poughkeepsie, NY.Â They love theirÂ church,Â Faith AssemblyÂ and their Pastor, Ed Jones (not the financial guy!).
Tom is a HUGE Pittsburgh Steelers fan!Â He enjoys aviation (wants to get his pilots license some day), cooking, football, but mostly sitting quietly watching a movie withÂ Cathleen.