Dr. Pauline M. Rivers is the founder and president of the Board of Directors of Building Strong Families, Inc., a community-supported nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization.   Additionally, she is an organization development and learning consultant and trainer with over 25 years of experience in consulting, training, and instructional design and development.


Dr. Rivers also served alongside her husband, Pastor Reggie Rivers (Senior Pastor of Plant City Christian Center, Inc.) as the Administrative Pastor of Plant City Christian Center for 14 years. Together they recently launched A New Thing Ministry, Inc. She is the author of the Encouraging Word newsletter and the Shore Yourself Up:  Victorious Daily Living devotional.


Dr. Rivers has a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Florida.