Eddie Hobgood served as a Salvation Army officer for 38 years attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. In addition to his many corps and divisional headquarters appointments, Eddie served at the Southern Territorial Headquarters in Atlanta as the Territorial Program Secretary overseeing all programming executed by The Salvation Army in the South. Eddie has also served as the Divisional Commander of the North and South Division and at the International Headquarters in London, England, where he organized and executed the international celebration of The Salvation Army’s 150th anniversary — Boundless.
Eddie is the creator of The Battle Plan, a strategic plan for growth and ministry, which is the official annual review document used by The Salvation Army USA Southern Territory to measure progress and growth.
After retiring from active Salvation Army officership in 2021, Eddie began working part-time for The Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) as the National Manager for Partnerships and Growth, with a special focus on their abiding and meaningful relationship with The Salvation Army.
In his Senior Consultant role with Arthur Alley, Eddie will be working with not-for-profit organizations to provide a wide array of fundraising and mission development services, with a special focus on organizational assessments, mission and strategic planning, and board development.