Dorrelle Lomax Burnett is a visionary, entrepreneur, success advocate and Hebrew priest born in Chicago, Illinois. His passion to serve others as he serve himself started at the young age of 10. His mother (Ora Lee Burnett) was Catholic and a nurse (LPN) and his father (Emile O. Jones, Sr) was a steel mill worker, a preacher's son and a first generation evangelist of the Nazarene church community in Chicago. Dorrelle was heavily influenced by the examples of selflessness, leadership and service to community shown by both of his parents early in life. In his early twenties, shortly after producing the Gold Coast Hair and Fashion Show, Dorrelle encountered critical harassment from Chicago Police, and joined the U.S. Navy. Dorrelle was discharged from the Navy in 1983. The Bible, the Navy, his parents and their faith contributed greatly to the values Dorrelle lives by and share with others today. His purpose for being is driven by his personal experience with and understanding of Joshua 1:5-9 and his strong desire to be well by helping others be well.
Dorrelle attended Holy Angels Elementary School, The Academy of St. James College Prep and is a graduate of Columbia School of Broadcasting. He continued his higher education in theology through his completion of the Ambassador College Bible Correspondence Course, (Worldwide Church of God, Pasadena, CA). In 1992, Dorrelle completed his biblical studies with the Institute Of Divine Metaphysical Research (Downtown Chicago), where he became a Doctor of Divine Metaphysics and a licensed minister. That same year, Dr. Dorrelle was called to the priesthood (The Order of Melchizedek) and founded the HalleluYah Corporation, a Yahweh Elohim personal outreach ministry.
In 1993, Dr. Dorrelle co-founded Skynet, Inc. Skynet became a leading Authorized Agent of Ameritech Cellular and Paging. Skynet established key wireless retail locations throughout Chicago and had its headquarters on the southwest corner of Chicago and LaSalle avenues. After his success in wireless retail, Dr. Burnett became one of the first Internet Service Providers of color in the United States. In 1996, he founded American Communications and Entertainment Networks, Inc. (ACE Networks), from his residence at the Sydney Kent Mansion (2944 South Michigan Avenue), where brought a T1 Line (fiber optics) and offered access to internet services to IIT and to the residents and businesses in Chicago's Historical Bronzeville community.
In 2007, Dr. Burnett established the Humanitarian Neighborhood Basketball Alliance (HNBA) in Southern California. In 2008, changed the name of the organization to HNA Sports and he became a business development partner with the Los Angeles Clippers NBA Basketball team. That same year Dr. Burnett founded the Successful Teens International Leadership Program to promote the SUCCESS Foundation. His leadership program ran at the STAPLES Center for three consecutive NBA seasons. In mid 2010, Dr. Burnett moved to the San Francisco Bay area and worked with the Golden State Warriors Professional Wheelchair Team, until returning back to Chicago in 2011. He founded Cash Flow Clubs International, Inc. and CFCI Foundation in August of 2011.
Presently, Dr. Burnett still puts most of his focus on the Kingdom of God and his righteousness (Matt 6:33). In 2019, he founded the Gospel House Media Group and launched (WGHI) Gospel House Radio, as the music outreach ministry of YHWH Temple Church. Gospel House Radio expresses his lifelong love for Gospel Music, House Music and radio.
In the 1980s, he created The House Party International Music Television Show (HPI-TV), one of the first music television programs to originate from the Chicago Access Network (TV Channel 19). HPI-TV aired House Music, Hip Hop and Alternative Dance Music. In the 1990s, Dr. Burnett established the Chicago Music Showcase to promote the values of the City of Chicago Music Information Center, at the Harold Washington Library. Combining his seasoned music business experience with his passion for sharing the Gospel, Dr. Burnett formed the Gospel House Media Group with the mission to inspire followers with Gospel House Music through the internet, podcasts, radio, television, video, print, social and application media. Followers will be inspired through the uplifting lyrics of Gospel music combined with the spirit moving beats of House dance music.
Today, CFCI Foundation focuses on cooperative success development. It helps individuals, businesses and communities to be their best and to do what they do best. As a Hebrew priest, Dr. Burnett works to see CFCI Foundation be recognized as a world leader in helping individuals, organizations, and communities become more successful as well as support the growth of large audiences through media platforms like the Gospel House Media Group worldwide. CFCI Foundation is an integrated auxiliary of YHWH Temple Church. In his free time, Dr. Burnett enjoys bible study activities, watching movies, sports and documentaries, playing video games, spending time with family and friends, and dancing to music found on Gospel House radio and television programs.