Rev. Dr. Fred Brako is the founder and lead presenter of the S.P.I.C.E. –Up Program. He is a seasoned pastor with over 20 years of ministry experience, professional marriage and family counselor, distinguished communicator of God's Word and a reputable community leader. He is a published author of a book now available in English, Spanish and French, “Don’t Run from the Battle /No Huya De La Batalla/Ne Pas Fuir Le Combat.” His latest book  “Spice–Up Your Intimate Life Now” is currently in production. Rev. Brako  serves as Associate Pastor and Director of Biblical Counseling at New Covenant Church of Philadelphia.  He also serves on the board of AMIP News, a Washington, D.C. based African interest media organization.

Rev. Brako holds a Master of Divinity Degree in Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, and a Bachelors Degree in Theology from Central University College in Accra, Ghana. He also holds a Phd in Couple and Family Therapy from Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and he is a member with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, American Association of Christian Counselors, Active Parenting Today and T.R.E.TMENT Faith Counseling Services.

Rev. Brako speaks regularly at conferences and marriage seminars in the United States and abroad. He and his wife Edith are blessed with two children, Frederick and Freida and an adopted daughter Fredricia.