Pastor Sergio Croom
Pastor Sergio Croom, Visionary and CEO of the C-Room Conglomerate the youngest son of five siblings was, was born to the late Dr. William E. Croom and Marion O. Croom. Pastor Croom was ordained as a minister at the tender age of 8 years old. He traveled throughout the United States and Foreign Countries preaching the gospel.
He graduated High School and continued his education by obtaining an Associate’s Degree in music in 1981 from Georgia Perimeter College. Continuing to Georgia State University completing a three-year course in the legalities of the Music Business and Management/contract negotiating His music career has afforded him many honors as a musician, songwriter, and producer such as Dove Award nominee, Grammy award nominee and some number one singles on the music charts.
Pastor Croom and his wife Latarsha have been married for 34 years and together they have three daughters and six grandchildren. In 1996, he lost his father who was the founder of Evangelistic New Life Church which impacted his life tremendously. This loss caused great responsibility for him and his family as his mother, Marion O. Croom took the ministry for ten years before appointing him Sr. Pastor in late 2006. This appointment caused an increase in membership, an impact on the youth and an impact in the community.
Pastor Croom earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies and his Masters of Divinity and Counseling degree from Beulah Heights University in Atlanta, Georgia.
His motto is “Empowering people in the 21st century; building lives and transforming communities.”
Upon taking the torch in 2006 Pastor Croom launched the vision of the first phase of the C-Room conglomerate which was the C-Room Gospel Café; a place where Christians can go for entertainment without compromising their Christian stance. A place where individuals whose gifts were not readily accepted in the church such as holy hip hop, spoken word, mime, and comedians. As time progressed The Gospel Café grew in 2012 to The C-Room Multiplex, a 10,000 square feet facility that hosted some of the biggest artist in the country. In 2016 phase two jumps off with an additional 6,500 square feet facility, WCRN/C-Room Radio Network an internet station with a rhythm and praise format focusing on independent artist as well as major artist. In 2017 Pastor Croom completed the third phase of the conglomerate with C-Room Television Network/Movie Studio, the first African American owned network to develop the concept watch, look and listen. C-Room TV’s original programming is developed within this 16,500 square feet facility which is a Christian/Inspirational Network.