Charles and Trish Harleston, founders of Trish Harleston Ministries (THM), a religious non-profit outreach organization which serves as host for the THM Liquidated Ladies Conferences and Community service events. THM offers free community workshops on various topics covering spiritual, professional and personal development. Trish Harleston Ministries has awarded nearly $5000 in scholarships to local students. The ministry is involved in a number of community efforts including toy drives, as well as supporting local agencies through collection of funds and resources each year during the annual conference.

Trish is a licensed and ordained minister who has been a highly requested preacher and conference presenter. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Management from Shaw University, a Master of Arts in Christian Counseling from Apex School of Theology and a Doctorate in Christian Ministry from the North Carolina Theological Seminary. She is also a Certified Christian Counseling Professional certified through the International Association of Christian Counseling Professionals.

Charles is an ordained deacon who has served in various roles of church leadership for over twenty years. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Fayetteville State University. Mr. Harleston is a veteran who served his country for
several years in the United States Navy. He is currently employed as a Senior IT Manager with Covance, Inc. (a subsidiary of LabCorp, Inc.)

Mr. and Mrs. Harleston are members of Wake Chapel Church in Raleigh, NC under the pastoral leadership of Bishop J. Jasper Wilkins. Charles and Trish have served as co-teachers for Bible Study and have spent several years sharing marital insight to couples. The couple will celebrate 30 years of marriage in February. Charles and Trish currently reside in Durham, NC.