Cynthia Trevino works with purpose-driven entrepreneurs who urgently want to speak their ideal clients’ language, earn more income, and have more impact. She created the Client Clarity to Cash Flow Signature Program and is the author of the #1 bestselling book, "She Markets, A Guide for Women Entrepreneurs: 5 Simple Steps to Attract More Clients, Make More Money and Have More Impact." Cynthia has helped companies big and small reach clients, fulfill visions, and make income goals for over 30 years.
Tommy Baker helps dreamers, visionaries, and entrepreneurs bring those dreams to life and create a life they can't wait to wake up for. He’s the author of “UnResolution: How to Ditch Resolutions Forever, Live Life by Design, and Achieve Your Dreams,” “The One Percent Rule,” and “The Leap of Your Life: How to Redefine Risk, Quit Waiting For 'Someday,' and Live Boldly.” Tommy believes living up to your potential is what we're here for. His podcast spreads the message of his Resist Average Academy.
Cayla Craft is an emergency room nurse turned network marketing millionaire. After building multiple businesses, including the Mommy Millionaire brand, she is passionate about seeing women be ambitious about pursuing their dreams. She serves entrepreneurs with the Mommy Millionaire podcast three times a week, coaches women to build sustainable businesses and teaches brand growth within her online community. She recently released her best-selling book, “The Habit of Leading Yourself.”
Dev Aujla is the CEO of Catalog, a recruiting firm that has provided talent and strategy to some of the world's most innovative companies including BMW, GOOD Magazine, Change.org, and Planned Parenthood. His writing and work have been featured in dozens of media outlets including the New York Times, Glamour, MSNBC, CBC and The Globe and Mail. He is the author of “50 Ways to Get a Job: An Unconventional Guide to Finding Work on Your Terms.”
Kirk Deis has been featured on Forbes and podcasts and radio shows throughout the United States. He is CEO and founder of two companies, Treehouse 51, a digital agency based in Newport Beach, California, and The Bug Squasher, a universal web app that helps you diagnose site issues. Driven by an early passion to write screenplays, he found his own creative niche and brought together creative people he met along the way.
Erin Wathen is a holistic health coach, food abuse counselor and author of “Why Can't I Stick To My Diet? How To End The Food Drama.” A graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, she understands the science behind health. As a certified spinning instructor, Vinyasa Yoga instructor, and classical Pilates instructor, she understands how to explain the mechanics of health in everyday talk. Her philosophy: health is not a number on a scale or how often we exercise, but our lives as a whole.
Kelly Resendez is a mom, business executive, bestselling author and influencer. She loves helping others with strategies to overcome self-sabotage and find more joy. Author of the book “Big Voices,” she is also founder of the movement the book is named for, Big Voices, a women empowered network. Kelly is passionate about helping people increase joy, reduce suffering, and learn to think differently. Her own journey has helped her create the strategies and tools that she shares throughout her books.
Samuel P. N. Cook is the founder and creative director of James Cook media, a documentary film making marketing agency. He's also the creator of the story funnel software, which helps business owners tell their story online. A graduate of West Point, he served two tours of duty in Iraq and has taught history at West Point and New York University.
Silja Litvin was born in Germany, but moved to California as a child. Exposed to many diverse cultures, she developed an insatiable curiosity for psychology. In 17 years of international modeling, she also pursued a master's and PhD in clinical psychology. Now she’s venturing into artificial intelligence, gamification, and chatbots to find ways to help people help themselves, including launching EQ: The Emotional Fitness Game.
Kim Ades is the President and Founder of Frame of Mind Coaching™ and JournalEngine™ Software. Author, speaker, entrepreneur, coach, and mother of five, Kim is recognized as one of North America's foremost experts on performance through thought mastery. Using her unique philosophy and quirky coaching style, she helps her clients shift their thinking in order to yield extraordinary results and personal transformation.
Donny Hamilton is a husband, father and former army captain who was deployed to the Middle East and later as a deputy sheriff. His rollercoaster life included growing up in a broken home and joining the Army at age 19 in search of a better life. Perseverance to conquer childhood fears led him to become a better man, successful entrepreneur and COO of Vigilant Tiger Security, a veteran-founded security business. He wrote the bestselling book, “A Tiger's Fury: How to Start Overcoming Your Fears Right Now!”
Natasha McCreesh is a joy bringer, cultural explorer, and humanitarian. She walked away from a 20-year corporate career with no plan other than to only do work that brings her joy. Four years later, her life is more satisfying than she imagined. Collaborating with people of passion and purpose, she coaches and mentors leaders and teams to get the most out of their life and work. She takes groups to Liberia, west Africa, to demonstrate the connection between powerful service and transformational leaders.
Bernie Taylor is an independent naturalist and author whose research explores the mythological connections and biological knowledge among prehistoric, indigenous and ancient peoples. His works in these areas include "Biological Time" (2004) and "Before Orion: Finding the Face of the Hero" (2017). Taylor proposes that select cave paintings are fundamental pieces in the human journey to self-realization, the foundation of written language, and a record of biological knowledge that irrevocably impacted some of the artistic styles, religious practices, and stories that are still with us.
Will Little grew up in the inner city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in a broken home. Growing up poor and fatherless he ventured out onto the streets as a teenager—robbing, stealing, selling drugs and carrying guns until he killed a young man in a shootout. Now 19, Will was charged and sentenced to 20 years in prison. During his incarceration, he made a conscious choice to change his life around. After 10 years, he was released to the same Philly community where he became a community activist and mentor.
Paulette Gaines Wood has been known as a teller of stories all her life. She was seventy when she had her “now or never” moment and despite being dyslexic, decided to write and publish her first book. "The Noble Anthony and His Lady Cleopatra" became a #1 International Best Seller on Amazon. With the completion of her second book, “The Noble Anthony and His Lady Cleopatra Return Home,” she reminds people that it is never too late to follow your dreams and experience the joy and excitement that comes from it.
Terri Mays is an Advanced Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) practitioner. She loves teaching students and educators how to raise their emotional tone—mind state—utilizing EFT tapping. It allows you to master your fears and experience new freedom and possibilities. She has been a healer and intuitive for over 30 years and is the founder and CEO of the HOPEnUp Foundation, helping students in all areas of life challenges realize their full potential, self-acceptance and self-esteem with EFT tapping.
Kaia Alexander is an award-winning author and filmmaker. Her novel, “Written in the Ashes,” is the untold story about the burning of the Great Library of Alexandria, Egypt, and the life of Hypatia, the world’s first female mathematician/philosopher. Kaia’s new documentary feature film, “Chalice: Women Leaders Rise,” explores how and why women were written out of history, how this has influenced the treatment of women globally, and the exciting rise of women leaders today.
Carey Gillam is a veteran investigative journalist with more than 25 years of experience covering corporate news, including 17 years as a senior correspondent for Reuters international news service. She is the author of “Whitewash—The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science,” an expose of corporate corruption in agriculture. The book won the coveted Rachel Carson Book Award. Gillam works now as Research Director for the non-profit U.S. Right to Know.
Ross Wehner is an internationally featured career performance coach who changed careers to live his purpose and improve his own well-being. He is a former engineer and Fortune 100 recruiter who now fulfills his purpose by empowering individuals to accelerate their career growth, magnify their impacts, and discover meaningful work that they love. Ross brings out the best in his clients by relighting their fires, aligning their work with their values, and equipping each of them to reach their full potential.
Colonel Christopher D. Kolenda is an internationally renowned combat leader, strategist, author and entrepreneur, having spent a career in the military, including being a professor at West Point, before launching his consulting business. As the founder of the Strategic Leaders Academy, he helps nonprofits and small businesses to grow sustainably by working with them to get the big things right—leadership, culture and strategy.
Laura Sandefer had no plans to start a school, much less turn education on its head. But as she looks back, she has vivid memories of a pre-dawn chat with her father on the morning she left for college. His advice, “Be curious,” has become a consistent thread in her life’s journey. As co-founder of Acton Academy, her school has sparked a global awakening in education. Her book, "Courage to Grow,” documents the journey to pursue the big questions around learning and unleashing human potential.
Joel Solomon believes that although financial success and power can have great value, it is most important to learn to be successful as human beings. Solomon chairs Renewal Funds, a $98 million mission venture capital firm, delivering above market returns while catalyzing positive social and environmental change. He is also the author of the book, “The Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism.”
Pamela Gold is a Yale University graduate, so she knows her way around books and learning. But it was a book that literally fell at her feet off a bookstore shelf that set her on a different path in life, a Path With Heart. In her current life's work, she teaches inner peace as the key to our greatest evolution and ultimately, world peace. She founded Gold Evolution and released her first book, “Find More Strength: 5 Pillars to Unlock Unlimited Power and Happiness” in 2017.
Arnie Herz knew he was heading to law school, but he took an indirect path that surprised everyone. A brush with his own mortality in college turned his life upside down and sent him on a global search for meaning that changed everything. As a lawyer, mediator and speaker, he often speaks on negotiation, conflict resolution, work-life balance and the attorney-client relationship. Covered in numerous publications, Arnie has received a host of acknowledgements and awards from his colleagues.
Court Creeden has seen the impact of social media, societal pressures, and the need to keep up with “The Joneses” in working in finance for over a decade. This led him to write his book “Blue Goat.” Court now uses his background in finance and love of personal connection to help people design a life they want to be living. He was recognized as one of the top 40 under 40 Business Leaders in Charlotte. He has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal, MSN Money, Dow Jones, and many others.