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Global Impact Leadership Speaker

Drayton McLane Jr.


  • Inspiring a Shared Vision: Panel Discussion

About the Presenter

Drayton McLane Jr. is the founder and chairman of the McLane Group, a holding company with a portfolio of various diverse enterprises.

Drayton resides with his wife, Elizabeth, in Temple, Texas. They have two sons, Drayton, III and Denton and five grandsons. They are members of the First Baptist Church of Belton and very active in their community.

He propelled the McLane Company into a nineteen-billion-dollar company, which merged with Wal-Mart in 1990. Drayton then became vice-chairman of Wal-Mart, maintaining his position as President & CEO of McLane Company.

As former CEO of Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros, Drayton currently serves as chairman of the McLane Group. He serves on numerous boards and is past Chairman of Baylor Scott Healthcare, one of the largest healthcare organizations in the United States.

 A native Texan, this acclaimed businessman, leader, and generous philanthropist, ensures the focus of all his endeavors are based upon strong Christian values and moral ethics.

Prayer unlocks God’s power to transform lives in countries where Christians experience intense persecution.

Sammy Tippit

International Evangelist

I encourage you to view justice advocacy in missional terms.

Suzii Paynter March

Prosper Waco

Track One
Developing Emergent Leaders in the Struggle for Justice

Track Two
Religious Freedom: A Call to Stand Together

21Wilberforce is a Christian human rights organization dedicated to defending the universal rights of religion, belief, and conscience for all people. Our vision is to empower people to collaboratively support persecuted communities, challenge repression, and expand freedom of religion and belief globally.

We draw inspiration from the 19th century British parliamentarian William Wilberforce, who led an improbable movement that ended the single greatest violation of human rights — the slave trade. Like our namesake, 21Wilberforce leverages the strength of collaborative partnerships, grassroots empowerment, and policy campaigns.