Dana McCartney Candillo ~ BSN, RN ~ Founder & President LBQ
Born to a teenage mother. Father in prison. childhood full of chaos, poverty, alcoholism, drug addiction, and sexual abuse. Fell into the lure of Men, Money, Lies & Power. Modeling, Beauty Contests, Bikini Contests, and trafficked into the world of Exotic Dancing at the age of 17, lasting 7 1/2 years. Then JESUS…set me free & made me new in January of 1994! Through God’s Call, Dreams & a Vision…Embarked on a mission on August 11, 2011 and Founded The Lion’s Beauty Queens, Inc. A ministry of God’s Unfailing Love for women caught up in the sex industry, A ministry that revolves around restoration and the Undenying Transforming Power of Jesus Christ! All Glory to HIM!
Dana is a licensed and ordained Minister through World Harvest Church and Dr. Rod Parsley and is a member of WHC Ministerial Alliance. She also holds a Bachelors Degree of Science in Nursing from Graceland University, Lamoni, Iowa and is a Registered Nurse.
Additionally she is serving as an Ultrasound Nurse at Rachel House Pregnancy Resource Center.
Rocky Candillo BA, Bible & Theology~Vice President LBQ
Born in the poverty stricken urban core of Kansas City, Missouri. Raised as a fatherless child. Began attending youth service at Sheffield Family Life Center at the age of 11. God provided a way for an education from a private Christian Academy. As a young teen the call of God for ministry was clear. In 1985 graduated Central Bible College in Springfield, MO with a Bachelors Degree in Bible and Theology. Serving as a youth pastor for 9 years at Sheffield Family Life Center and served as a board member there through 2010. Currently serving as the General Manager for a financial corporation in KC. Now married 19 years to Dana McCartney-Candillo with a family of 4 children and 6 grand children.