Lora DeVore is a writer and catalyst for change for individuals and systems. Her wisdom comes from the field of psychology, transpersonal development and spiritual psychology. Most importantly, it comes from facing the darkest aspects of human experience. She has experienced trauma that once lay secreted in a dark inner world. Lora is a survivor of abuse, sex trafficking, illegal pharmaceutical drug research, and institutional abuse. Lora can show those who've experienced trauma the way through the dark.
Abby Smith is a Professional Soccer Player in the National Women’s Soccer League based in the U.S. She is in her 5th overall season and her third with the Utah Royals FC located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Abby grew up in Dallas, Texas playing for the Dallas Texans Soccer Club. In her youth and into her professional career, Abby has been able to participate in the United States National Team at all levels, including U15-U23 and most recently with the Senior National team.
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.”
Professor Tom Banks grew up in Brooklyn NY and has lived in OR, MA, CA, NJ, GA and Israel. He was determined to be a theoretical physicist since high school and is a founding member of the New High Energy Theory Center at Rutgers, a Fellow of the American Physical Society and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He works in particle physics, cosmology, condensed matter physics and the attempt to quantize Einstein's theory of gravity. He's still active in research at the age of 71.
Gary Frey is a connector, “MacGyver,” and confidant for CEOs. He has served as president of four successful companies, including Bizjournals.com, a business news portal which he helped transform from a three-person organization to a $100 million company. He has done two turnarounds and held executive positions in two Fortune 100 companies. Gary currently leads business growth coaching and business development efforts for a regional CPA firm that serves privately held businesses and their owners.
Martha Dunagin Saunders is the sixth president of the University of West Florida. In her 30-plus years in higher education, Dr. Saunders has served in academic and leadership roles at universities in Florida, Georgia, Wisconsin and Mississippi. Her area of academic expertise is in public relations and crisis communication for which she has won numerous awards.
Matthew Stewart is co-founder and CEO of National Service Group (NSG, which operates College Works Painting, Empire Community Construction, Home Genius Exteriors, and SMJJ Investments. Over 28 years, NSG has grown from a small California-based business into an international company. Matt serves on the board of directors for multiple organizations and is past chairman of the global board for the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO).
Drew Smith is an RIAA-Gold award-winning professional songwriter and country artist based in Nashville, TN. He is the owner of Gray Sound Recording LLC, working as a producer and senior mixing engineer and the creator of “The Before You Record Course” for new artists. Drew’s work has been recorded in many countries by legends like Merle Haggard, Nashville powerhouse Randy Houser, Rob Snyder, Jason Charles Miller, Kevin Denny and Australian-Canadian country singer, Gord Bamford.
Audrey Eger Thompson, MS, is a Certified Leadership Coach with Just Mind Counseling. Her lessons in coaching go back as far as the age of 10 when she was a competitive swimmer and was specifically coached to compete against herself. Today, that simple, yet powerful philosophy is at the core of her coaching practice. Audrey’s goal in coaching is to help you be your best–not in a way that glorifies perfection, but by giving you the tools, insights, and clarity to grow.