Tami Goldstein is Diplomate-certified in Upledger Craniosacral Therapy, an approved continuing education provider, and a Wisconsin licensed massage therapist. In 2004 she opened A Therapeutic Touch by Tami, LLC. She offers services as a therapist, advocate, international speaker and educator of bodywork, specializing in individuals on the autism spectrum and other neurodevelopment disorders. She’s the international award-winning author of “Coming Through the Fog.”
Jennifer Allwood has built her business in phases into what she considers a dream life. It all began with her fascination with HGTV, her love of decorating, and a trip to a Home Show. And yes, from being laid off her job as a software analyst. She is a passionate cheerleader of women, adding biblical truth to the modern day “dream big” mantra. Her no-nonsense approach to doing things you are scared to do and saying yes to God is helping women everywhere build the life and business of their dreams.
Dr. Lara Fielding is a Los Angeles based clinical psychologist and author of "Mastering Adulthood: Go Beyond Adulting to Become an Emotional Grownup." She specializes in teaching science-based mindfulness skills to young adults, who are working through the challenges of the transitioning roles of adulthood. She studied psycho-physiology of stress and emotions at UCLA and Harvard, and received her doctorate at Pepperdine, Graduate School of Education and Psychology.
Laurie Warren, a Master of Science in Nutrition, realized that
if she wanted to help people with their physical problems, she
had to start talking about things like their belief systems, how they
talk to themselves, and how they're managing stress. She is a change agent for empowered well-being in body, mind, and spirit. She works as a corporate consultant, wellness clinician, sought after speaker and is author of the new book, “Wild World, Joyful Heart: Unlock Your Power to Create Health and Joy.”
Hans van der Maarel is a professional cartographer from The Netherlands. He runs his own business, Red Geographics, and is a partner in another company, One Stop Map. Red Geographics focuses on map production for a wide range of international clients as well as reselling and supporting software products for the cartographic market. This also involves developing production workflows for clients and offering consultancy and training courses.
Mort Fertel tells us, “The real riches of life come in two places and in two places only. They come in our relationships, which don't take money, and they come in the way we use our life to contribute to the progression of the world.” He is the creator of Marriage Fitness, a relationship renewal system that's been used by millions of people in marital crisis. People from all over the world schedule private tele-sessions with him by joining the Marriage Fitness tele-bootcamp.
Stephen Kalhorn is a husband, father of three, inventor and a professor of neurosurgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. He deals with conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord and vertebral column including brain and spinal tumors, degenerative conditions, and traumatic injuries. He has a particular interest in minimally invasive, complex and adult spinal deformity surgery.
Liz Kislik is a problem-solver. “Every six months I was promoted into a new job because I would do the job before I was promoted to it. I, like nature, abhor a vacuum. There were always other things that needed to be done, so I would just start doing whatever wasn't working right. And then the management would promote me.” She rose to Executive Vice President by age 29 in a telemarketing firm, but she quit that job at 30–without a plan of what she would do next. A few days later, her phone began to ring.
Steven Simenson is the CEO and Managing Partner of Goodrich Pharmacy, Inc., with five community pharmacies in Minnesota. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy. Steve was the 2013-2014 President of the American Pharmacist’s Association and is on the Board of Directors of Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Companies. He is actively advocating for the pursuit of Patient Access to and Coverage for Pharmacist Patient Care Services. Steve is at his best taking care of patients.
Sean Sessel is a voracious learner with a fervent belief in the ability of the individual to better himself or herself. After an epiphany that he derived intrinsic enjoyment from, continual learning and the sharing of knowledge with others, he decided to make a career of it and started the Oculus Institute. Sean developed a unique system called psychohacking and helps individuals escape burnout jobs and craft careers that truly inspire AND pay well.
Benjamin R. Case is a professional fundraising consultant, who has served in the nonprofit sector for 41 years. He has personally been involved in the successful solicitation of over $1.1 billion in gifts and worked for and been engaged by organizations that have raised $4.8 billion. He recently launched an online learning webinar "The Daily Dozen: Habits of Highly Successful Fundraisers." He is the author of 21 Tips for Highly Successful Fundraisers, an international best-seller.
Blake Cohen, having overcome years of addiction and finding recovery at the age of 25, found a life beyond his wildest dreams. Throughout recovery, he had to learn to live life and make an impact without the use of substances. He has a career in the substance abuse field at a treatment center, Recovery Unplugged, travels the U.S. to speak to children about his story of addiction, teaching them how being cool is being yourself, and is a bestselling author with a book to help families living with addiction.
Edna Keep is a real estate entrepreneur and real estate investment advisor, coach and trainer. With $60 million in real estate assets built since 2007, primarily with “other people’s money,” she feels like she is exactly where she is meant to be: coaching and training people in all the skills that she has acquired throughout her life.
Jeannette Bessinger realized that she was spending a huge amount of time with kids who, for all kinds of different reasons, hadn’t had the parenting that they really needed…but at the expense of her own son’s parenting. It was a big ‘aha’ moment. Designer of a long running and successful hospital-based lifestyle change program and countless transformational workshops, Jeanette has helped thousands of people make lasting changes to deeply entrenched habits that no longer serve them.
Parish Kohanim, a self-taught photographer with a degree in film, started his career by photographing advertising campaigns for major clients around the world. His paradigm and commitment for his personal life and career is “To stay original, diverse, timeless and unique while capturing beauty. I feel privileged and fortunate to be able to spend time capturing the infinite and sublime beauty of creation. A gift that humbles and centers me, letting me escape from the excessive noise in our world.”
Todd Palmer is an executive coach, keynote speaker, renowned thought leader, author, and CEO who is committed to helping business owners tackle their obstacles and clear their path to success. As an entrepreneur and active CEO, Todd knows the struggles business owners face regarding people, cash, strategy & execution. He took his company from being $600,000 in debt, to making the INC 5,000 as one of America’s fastest-growing companies (an astounding 6 times!
Dr. John Robb is a respected Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Connecticut. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis in 1981 and his DVM from that same institution in 1985. Dr. Robb started the Protect The Pets movement in 2006 to bring morals back into veterinary medicine. This has helped clients by establishing pet safe hospitals and veterinarians by giving them the opportunity to live their oath.
Allegra Huston worries that "we try to fulfill the expectations that are inevitably held for us, or we're fighting against those expectations. But in either case, we're still being driven by other people's expectations." Allegra is the author of Love Child: A Memoir of Family Lost and Found, the novel "A Stolen Summer," and many more books and screenplays, including the award-winning short film "Good Luck, Mr. Gorski."
Rhonda Barrymore is the founder and President of Help Me Rhonda®, Inc., a worldwide provider of physical appearance products and services. Rhonda has worked locally and globally to make up and style some of the most well-known and prestigious people in the world. Some of her services include beauty and special effects makeup, as well as, skincare, hair styling, wardrobe styling, prop styling and her extensive skin care and makeup product line for all branches of the media and personal use.
When Dave Conley worked for AOL, he introduced 32 million people to the internet for the first time. Now, he introduces people to themselves. Dave specializes in coaching, programs and talks for life changing journeys in weight loss, self-care and bereavement. Formerly weighing in at 330 pounds, he now weighs in to help people architect their health, wellness and future.
Susan Miner is the founder of Beauty From the Inside Out. As a supermodel, Susan graced the covers of Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, Self, Bazaar, and more! Some of her beauty campaigns were L'Oreal, Maybelline, Revlon, and Nivea. She followed this up by becoming a Professor of Psychology and a therapist. Her company now combines both of her careers as a model and a therapist. Collaboration with other models is a fun part of her work as she lends her face and intelligence to projects.
Gay Thomas Wilson launched two successful international careers as a trained method actor, model and cover girl. Motivated by her sister’s diagnosis of schizophrenia, she has been an advocate for changing the stigma of mental health. Gay’s journey has given her the skillset to become a coach and mentor to business professionals, entrepreneurs and creative talent.
Carey Gillam is a veteran investigative journalist with more than 25 years of experience covering corporate news. She is the author of “Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science,” an exposé of corporate corruption in agriculture. The book won the coveted Rachel Carson Book Award from the Society of Environmental Journalists. Gillam works now as Research Director for the non-profit U.S. Right to Know and a columnist for The Guardian.
Stanley T. Funches, Sr. is a Certified Financial Planner practitioner specializing in assisting business owners, professionals, and retirees with their retirement goals and savings. He is the owner of INTELUS Wealth Management with over 20 years of financial planning experience and is committed to assisting his clients create, build, and protect their legacy. He has just published his first book the Amazon Best-Seller, “The Quest for Financial Independence: 10 Areas of Your Planning You Should Not Ignore.”
Arnie Herz is a lawyer, mediator and speaker. He has delivered over 100 programs and keynotes on topics related to the attorney-client relationship, negotiation, conflict resolution and work-life balance. His work has been covered in numerous publications and he has received a host of acknowledgements and awards from his colleagues.