Ben Ivey believes there are too many people who are waiting to get to a certain place in order to live life. “That is such a shame that they are missing out on the 99% of life that is the journey.” Ben is CEO and founder of The Entrepreneur Lifestyle, an international speaker, mentor and podcaster. He specializes in helping successful entrepreneurs reduce stress and overwhelm to improve their efficiency in business whilst living a lifestyle they enjoy. He is also the founder of the Lifestyle Coach Academy.
Elizabeth Shick is originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, but has lived in Atlanta, Georgia since 1988. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia with a degree in Scientific Illustration, then went on to study Medical Illustration at the Medical College of Georgia. She was the senior medical illustrator at MLI before opening her own company, Medical Visions, Inc., in 1991. She is one of the top medical legal illustrators in the country with extensive experience, personally producing over 15,000 exhibits. Elizabeth’s motto is “Do what you love & delegate everything else.” She also creates original Sci-Fi paintings.
Sean Harper is the co-founder and CEO of Kin, an insurance company built from scratch on modern tech to make it easier and more affordable to insure a home, especially in areas prone to extreme weather. A self-proclaimed tech geek, Sean has spent his career developing apps to revolutionize antiquated industries. With a focus on world class customer service, insurance literacy, and smart coverage, he has grown it to a fully licensed home insurance carrier supported by a team of over 100 employees.
Dr. Erica Blank realized after practicing medicine for 18 years that all she had ever been taught in medical school and in residency was how to treat diseases. She had never learned how to keep people healthy. Her patients all had diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol and they may have had a heart attack in the past. She knew it didn't have to be that way. Erika became board-certified in Lifestyle Medicine in 2017 and changed her medical practice into a career she loves.
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. Six 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.
Natalie Creeden is a Certified Meditation and Yoga Instructor. She is also a Kundalini and Khalsa Way PreNatal Yoga Teacher and Reiki Master. She teaches in a way that honors tradition and encompasses today’s need for mind, body, and spirit integration by sharing the power of ancient traditions in a modern, accessible and empowering format. Natalie believes meditation, mindfulness and yoga are our greatest tools for reducing stress and living our brightest, happiest, healthiest life.
Robert Glazer realized that, while he loved working with high growth companies and the challenges that came with it, there were a lot of things that weren't attractive to him. So he built a company that worked with those companies, but built his company in a very different way that was more aligned with his kind of vision and values and with the type of flexibility and diversity that he wanted. He is the founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners, a global partner marketing agency, author and speaker.
Micah Knapp, at age 8, saved up $500 and bought his first video camera, making home movies with his brothers. This evolved overtime into a company that produced commercials, music videos, and documentaries, expanding into the Seattle film market. Micah has worked as a Producer and Director on commercials, Indie films, MTV’s “The Real World,” IMAX documentaries, and more. His latest work is his first directorial feature, called “11:11”, currently in post-production.