Elizabeth Bachman is the go-to person for advanced level training in Speaking, Presentation Skills, Sales, and Leadership. With a lifetime spent perfecting the art of presenting, she helps high-level clients master a message that brings the Funding they need, the Allies they want, and the Recognition they deserve. A sought-after speaker and strategist in Silicon Valley, nationally and internationally, Elizabeth works with leaders and influencers who need to become concise and compelling presenters.
Aundrea DeMille is the author of “Is It Racism? How to Heal the Human Divide.” She's an International Keynote Speaker, Trainer, and Podcast Host of The Wake Up Stories. She is a business owner with years of study in diversity and inclusion and a degree in community health and human services. She has been appointed to serve on Project Gateway: Equity and Opportunity Commission for Utah.
Kurt Nelson is a recognized leader in human motivation and behavior change. For 20 years, he has worked with global companies to apply behavioral science principles to drive change in their organizations. He is founder and president of The Lantern Group, a behavioral design and communication agency. All his work focuses on understanding ways to positively influence how people behave.
Becca Ribbing is the author of The Clarity Journal and has been a coach for over a decade. She's on a mission to help people break out of the cycles of uncertainty and struggle that hold them back. Although she has both men and women as clients, in particular she helps women going back and forth with the seemingly endless question of what to do next—so they can finally figure out what they truly want and create the clarity and momentum they crave.
Dr. Shirag Shemmassian is the Founder of Shemmassian Academic Consulting and one of the world's foremost experts on medical school admissions. For nearly 20 years, he and his team have helped thousands of students get into medical school and top colleges using his systematic and proprietary approach. His admissions expertise has been featured in various media outlets and he has been invited to speak at Yale, Stanford and other prestigious institutions about various aspects of the admissions process.
Sam Sorbo is an accomplished actress, author, radio host, and international model. Her acting career spans films such as Bonfire of the Vanities and television with recurring roles in such shows as Chicago Hope and Andromeda. And now, having taken on home schooling her three children, she also spends her energy inspiring parents to home educate their children by way of her writing, acting and speaking. Her books include They’re YOUR Kids: An Inspirational Journey from Self-Doubter to Home School Advocate.
Dawn Cook Causey is an ICF certified professional executive coach with six certifications in emotional intelligence. Her mission in life is to raise the bar on emotional intelligence in leaders around the world. She likes to say she is in the polishing business, helping leaders and teams shine their brightest by making the best choices every moment of every day. Her personal motto is, it’s your choice, so make it count.
Jeremy Brown began his entrepreneurial journey as a single dad at age 19 because of his motivation to spend as much time with his son as possible. As his business development and sales expertise grew, he decided to write his first book in order to establish authority, generate leads, and increase his credibility. The result? Jeremy found his calling: empowering leaders to share their stories.
Phil Taub, since joining Nixon Peabody more than 27 years ago, has been advising investors, middle-market private companies, large public companies, entrepreneurs, and C-level executives in many different kinds of corporate transactions all over the world. He was born in Southern Africa and finished his secondary education in the United States. His love of family, travel, outdoor adventure, and community permeates everything he does.