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Focus on the Family president to speak at Wednesday convocation

February 7, 2012 : Liberty University News Service

Focus on the Family President and CEO Jim Daly will speak at Liberty University’s convocation on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 10 a.m. in the Vines Center.

Focus on the Family is a Christian nonprofit organization dedicated to serving, strengthening and defending families worldwide.

Daly is the host of Focus on the Family’s popular daily radio broadcast, which has more than 2.9 million listeners tuning in on more than 1,000 radio stations nationwide. The program can be heard at 9 a.m. weekdays on Liberty’s Victory FM.

Daly worked in the private sector for a Fortune 500 company before joining Focus on the Family in 1989 as assistant to the president. In 1992 he was promoted to field director for Asia, Africa, and Australia in the International Division. He served as vice president of the division from 1997 until 2004, when he was appointed to chief operating officer. In 2005, founder Dr. James Dobson named Daly as president.

Daly is the author of two books, “Finding Home” and “Stronger.”  He has been a guest on several television programs, including "Larry King Live," Fox News Channel’s "America Live with Megyn Kelly" and "ABC World News Tonight," and has been featured by Newsweek and USA Today. He is also a regular panelist for The Washington Post/Newsweek blog, “On Faith.”