Members

  • Jeff Alexander, DDS

    With the sudden death of his father and no financial means to complete UCLA Dental School, Jeff turned to competitive boxing to pay for school. He literally “fought his way” through school achieving a perfect record attracting a lot of media attention. Police and law enforcement agencies as well as celebrities asked Jeff to each them. From his spiritual nature he crafted powerful programs combined with real world strategies. Jeff’s trainings have liberated thousands of people from the bondage of fear.

     Dr. Jeff Alexander is founder of Warrior Spirit, Ignite Programs. An educational organization committed to transforming the perception of fear into power. He also offers inspirational and real world strategies effective in personal growth and business. He is a pediatric dentist that created the Youthful Tooth Co. n CA treating underprivileged children. A background in accelerated education, Jeff taught at the Burklyn Business School and popular Money and You alongside Marshal Thurber, Robert Kiyosaki and DC Cordova.

    In 1980, health professional peers predicted “Dr. Alexander’s spiritual approach to business would not last three months!” The Youthful Tooth Co. is now 36 yrs. old and has treated over half a million children. After 9/11, Alaska Airlines sent 49 flight attendants who were resigning because of fear. They attended Jeff’sIGNITE – Leap of Faith seminar. Everyone who attended the program was back in the air within one month. They also became powerful leaders in the airline industry. Jeff is expanding to Asia in 2016.

  • Sananda Ananda-Maynard, PhD

    Dr. Sananda Ananda-Maynard
    Sananda is a transformational educator, consultant,coach, speaker, and Teacher of Transcendental Meditation.She has a deep passion for making a profound difference in the lives of those who have come to make a difference in this world.

    With 30+ years of experience in the fields of consciousness-development and New Thought, Sananda is Founder and Director of Enlightened Life Institute which conducts trainings globally in the area of Life Mastery and how ignite the vast, untapped potential that resides within them and as the practical foundation for true leadership and success in life.

  • Brad Axelrad

    Brad Axelrad
    As consultant, event producer, speaker, and author, Brad Axelrad supports visionaries to leverage their shadow into their big purpose. He’s developed automated marketing quiz funnels designed to segment prospects effectively and break even quickly with marketing outlay.

    Producer of over 100 live events and host of the Face Your Dragon Podcast where he interviews celebrity thought leaders and icons.
    Magnetic attractor of notable media outlets, featured in: NBC Nightly News, PBS Television, OC Register, LA Times and USC/News 21.
    Former championship-winning semi-professional motocross racer, currently residing in the jungle of Costa Rica.

  • Shajen Joy Aziz, M.Ed, M.A.

    Shajen Joy Aziz
    Shajen Joy Aziz is an award winning international best-selling author, master educator, and motivational speaker. She is most passionate about creating a world where our children can thrive in powerful and positive ways. She is a speaker, teacher, humanitarian and First author and Co-Creator of the international bestselling book and film Discover the Gift- It’s Why We’re Here. This project is published in 22 countries and 10 languages; the film is distributed by Gaiam TV. Shajen is a guest faculty member for The Shift Network and was most recently featured alongside: Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Desmond Tutu, Barbara Marx Hubbard, and Eckhart Tolle and many other global leaders.

    Shajen’s groundwork of over 20 years as a progressive educator, school administrator, teacher and counselor, paved the way for her to become a leader within the transformational and peace-building communities. In a very short time, Shajen’s global Coaching and Training Program, based on Discover the Gift, has amassed over 150 Ambassadors, Coaches and Trainers from around the world.

     

    www.discoverthegift.com
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    Discover the Gift Official Movie Trailer

  • Barnet Bain

    Barnet Bain
    Barnet Bain is an award-winning producer and director, radio host and creativity consultant. Select film credits include Oscar winner What Dreams May Come (producer), triple Emmy nominee Homeless to Harvard (executive producer), The Celestine Prophecy (writer, producer), Jesus (writer), and The Lost and Found Family (director). His upcoming productions include Richard Bach’s Illusions and Milton’s Secret by Eckhart Tolle and Robert Friedman. Barnet is the author of The Book of Doing and Being, Simon & Schuster Sept 2015. He can be heard as co-host of Cutting Edge Consciousness Radio on KVTA AM Southern California Talk Radio.

     

    www.barnetbain.com

  • Jonathon Barbato

    Jonathon Barbato
    Jonathon Barbato is the founder and president of Apricot Corp, a firm specializing in the distribution and monetization of video content online, on mobile and in digital. He was the former CMO of Ripe & OctaneTV, and Head of Marketing for MGM-TV and Starz Movie Channel.

    He is also founder of On Purpose Digital Media, a firm committed to bringing companies and causes together in the pursuit of a better planet.

    His expertise includes: Driving views of video content online & on TV; Social Media engagement building; revenue models and investment funding; list building & marketing; business development & strategy.

    He is also founder of On Purpose Digital Media, a firm committed to bringing companies and causes together in the pursuit of a better planet.

  • Blaine Bartlett

    Blaine Bartlett
    Blaine Bartlett is President and CEO of Avatar Resources. He founded the firm in 1987 and since then has led the company in developing a footprint that is truly global.

    One of the definitions of the word Avatar is “embodiment of an ideal”. A core ideal Blaine has insisted that the company embody is connection – with our clients, our market and our partners. He has established a web of relationships with our Affiliate Partners that spans decades and transcends culture. As a result our clients have access to an incredibly wide palette of talent and experience.

  • Melanie Benson Strick

    Melanie Benson specializes in guiding fast-paced, visionary entrepreneurs and thoughts leaders into Awakened Leadership. Melanie is gifted in organizing chaotic, messy growth spurts into powerful, profitable business evolutions.  She hosts the Awaken Leadership Retreats as well as the online Build Your Dream Team and MoneyDNA Mastery to help entrepreneurs eliminate bottlenecks and breakdowns so they can invest more time in their areas of genius.

    Melanie hosts the popular Amplify Your Success Podcast on iTunes, is co-author of Entrepreneur.com’s Start Up Guide to Starting an Information Marketing Business and has been featured in magazines such as BusinessWeek, American Express OPEN Forum, Woman’s Day, Parenting Magazine, University of Phoenix Alumni Magazine and the LA Times. In addition to serving as Programming Chair, she is on the Executive Leadership Team for the Women Speaker’s Association.

  • Shana Berger

    Shana Berger
    Creating space for people to slow down, relax and generate deep healing, Dr. Shana Berger combines her expertise in bodywork, Chiropractic, somatics and yoga to teach patients to safely connect with their bodies and tap into their greatest hidden resource, their inner wisdom. With the knowledge that there is more to pain and dis-ease than the physical, Shana’s training and unique perspective allows her to dive deeply into and address the cause of her patient’s concerns.

    Dr. Shana Berger, in private practice since 1993, is Founder and Director of Bodysattva Healing Arts Center and Studio, a multi-modal healing and movement arts center located in Thousand Oaks. Bodysattva is a place where you can experience yourself in a relaxed, healing, non-competitive, non-stressful environment in order to produce a more meaningful, connected and fulfilling life.

    Shana is an avid student of yoga (and life), backpacker/hiker, road and mountain biker, admirer of nature down to its miniscule perfect flowers, adventurer, occasional rock climber, scuba diver, back country skier and closeted artist.

  • Daniel & Sandra Biskind

    Daniel & Sandra Biskind
    A born medium, Sandra has shared guidance from Divine Beings since she was three and a near death experience at 18 further activated her spiritual gifts. Having been immersed in bliss, oneness and love with all that is, she was outraged when she woke up back in a body following surgery. She knew her beloved 41 year old mother was going to die just two months later. She then opened her own business and became a self-made millionaire by 29 with an award-winning chain of fashion boutiques. Together for 16 years now, they built the World’s Best Luxury Coastal Hotel, Eagles Nest in New Zealand which they sold to come to the USA to pursue and share their Personal Transformation and Spiritual gifts. Sandra and Daniel knew enlightenment and wholeness was the key to ending suffering – their own and everyone else’s. They have spent decades working with enlightenment gurus, energy masters, spiritual mentors and teachers and success coaches to deepen their own state of enlightenment, love and joy. They are the creators of The Ultimate Mind Shift, a process which facilitates everyday enlightenment. Sandra and Daniel have trained top executives, success coaches and transformational leaders to unblock the unconscious programs that sabotage relationships and their ability to get to the next level of enlightenment and success. Their first book in The CODEBREAKER PLATINUM Series, PEACE: Power Up Your Life, quickly became an International #1 Best Seller.

  • Ray Blanchard

    Ray Blanchard
    Ray is a seasoned entrepreneur, training designer, a master trainer of trainers, corporate consultant, and founder of BLANCHARD CONSULTING GROUP, LLC. He has conducted his visionary leadership programs for multinational companies around the globe.

    A master trainer for over 30 years in the world’s most prestigious seminar companies, Ray is also founder of Spectrum Life Design Education LLC. He is Co-Executive Producer of the movie THE ANSWER To Absolutely Everything, and is founder of the annual mega event, The Super Seminar. He published the book, In The Dance, and he is co-author of a #1 bestseller on Amazon, The ART and SCIENCE of SUCCESS. He is a member of the American Counseling Association, Transformational Leadership Council and the Association of Transformational Leaders of Southern California.

  • Nina Boski

    Nina Boski
    Nina is an entertainment and lifestyle expert and the creator and host of LifeBites. She is highly relatable and entertains as well as motivates people to get inspired about their life. Getting her start in radio, Nina expanded into many areas of media. As an entertainment and lifestyle expert, Nina was a TV correspondent for the Hallmark Channel’s “New Morning” show, as well as LIME’s Healthy Living Channel (now GAIAM TV). She has also been on air on Lifetime TV as well as the WE network interviewing celebrities for entertainment features. Nina currently hosts her own radio show and has aired LifeBites radio on Sirius Satellite Radio and AOL Radio, and is a main contributor for Positively Positive, the inspirational social media smash with over two million followers, and Australia’s Make the World Move. She also hosted and produced a weekly TV show on emPOWERme TV “LifeBites LIVE!”. Nina’s passion for life is evident the moment she walks into a room. With a unique combination of self-help and entertainment, she combines her media world with helping people as a lifestyle expert and coach in three areas – Life, Business and Media. She is also the co-author of a book for women, called the Spirit of Women Entrepreneurs and her upcoming release of “Rock on with Your Wonderful Bad A%& Self” February 2015. She is also producing her first feature film, Goodnight Marilyn. Her media savvy and experience has earned her a loyal following and national & international recognition as a lifestyle and entertainment host and coach.

  • Helice “Sparky” Bridges

    Helice 'Sparky' Bridges
    Helice “Sparky” Bridges is known as “The First Lady of Acknowledgment”, author, trainer, keynote speaker and master mentor to adult and youth leaders throughout the world. Founder and Executive Director of Difference Makers International, a nonprofit educational organization, she is dedicated to Giving Youth a Voice to Advance Human Potential. She is the creator of the world famous “Who I Am Makes A Difference”® Acknowledgment Ceremony. This message has impacted over 40 million people worldwide and has been translated into 11 languages and has been proven to stop bullying, prevent suicide and help make dreams come true in a minute or less. Her 2014 TEDx Talk demonstrated how, in a minute or less, the Power of Acknowledgment transforms anger, apathy and violence into dignity and respect among all people. Sparky received the TKF Gandhi Nonviolence Award. Her work was featured in “Mentor Magazine” with other luminaries such as Wayne Dyer, Eckhart Tolle and Jack Canfield. She has received recognition along with Former First Lady Barbara Bush and Kareem-Abdul Jabbar for Raising the Self-Esteem of Children. Helice was a keynote speaker at the Environmental Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro along with world leaders such as the Dalai Lama and Vice President Al Gore.

     

    www.DifferenceMakersInternational.org

  • Joel Brown

    Joel Brown is the founder of the #1 Motivation website Addicted2Success.com, he is also the Co-Founder of the For Purpose Organization Impact Billions and travels the world speaking to aspiring entrepreneurs. Joel is also featured in the new Think & Grow Rich film “THINK”.

     
    http://addicted2success.com
    http://iamjoelbrown.com

  • Rinaldo S. Brutoco

    Rinaldo is a successful entrepreneur, executive, author and futurist and the Founding President of the World Business Academy. Rinaldo has published numerous cutting-edge articles and books that address the role and responsibility of business in relation to the critical moral, environmental and social concerns of the day.

    A keynote speaker at business schools and conferences for over 25 years, Rinaldo is widely recognized as a practical visionary, change agent, and futurist. Rinaldo is President of the Chopra Foundation, Chairman of the Unstoppable Foundation and serves on the board of the JUST Capital Foundation. Rinaldo has served on the Board of Directors of The Men’s Wearhouse since its IPO in 1992 and has served on numerous non-profit boards, including the Gorbachev Foundation.

    In 2007, Rinaldo co-authored Freedom from Mid-East Oil, a comprehensive treatment of the energy and climate change landscape. His most recent book is Liftoff: The Rise of the Hydrogen Economy.  Rinaldo holds patents for the design of an advanced aircraft, the H3 Clipper, which utilities advanced aeronautical, clean energy, and materials technologies.

    Previous corporate experience includes co-founding and serving as COO of the nation’s first pay cable television operation, and as CEO of one of the first companies to offer over-the-air TV transmission of major motion pictures. Core areas of Rinaldo’s work include clean energy, climate change analysis and mitigation; sustainable business strategy; values-driven leadership; the development fo the human potential at work; global reconstruction; and creating innovative financial products and strategies for Sustainable Responsible Impact Investment (SRI).

  • Inga Canfield

    Inga Canfield
    Inga Canfield is a woman of vision and deep spiritual insight. She is a Founding Member of the Transformational Leadership Council, and a member of the Board of Directors of The Bodhi Path Buddhist Meditation Center. Her volunteer work has also included facilitating the Alternatives to Violence program in jails and prisons and working with Hospice of Santa Barbara. A former ski instructor, fitness trainer, and massage therapist and for twenty years, she also loves to write, paint, and is an active hiker and ocean swimmer. She is currently working on a memoir of her life experiences.

    As a wife and mother she also manages the complex operational logistics of the household and property she shares with her husband, Jack Canfield and several pets. She has travelled to 12 countries including Australia, Bali, Bermuda, Canada, Camaroon, Croatia, France, Italy, India, Mexico, Nepal, and Thailand. She has a B.A. in Kinesiology from Cal State Northridge. Her intimate sharing in the recent film “Heart to Lead: Women as Allies for the Greater Good” is one of the most poignant moments of the film.” Inga traveled to Hamilton, Bermuda to attend the international debut of the film, shown at a reception at the Deputy Governor’s home.

  • Jack Canfield

    Jack Canfield
    Jack Canfield is the co-author of the New York Times best selling series Chicken Soup for the Soul® which has sold more than 500 million copies in 47 languages. Jack is also the co-author of The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be, Dare to Win, The Aladdin Factor, The Power of Focus and The Key to Living the Law of Attraction. He is also a featured teacher in the movie “The Secret”.

    He is the Founder and CEO of The Canfield Training Group in Santa Barbara, California, which trains entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders and motivated individuals how to accelerate the achievement of their personal and professional goals. He has been seen by millions of viewers on television shows such as “Oprah,” “Montel,” “Larry King Live,” “The Today Show,” “Fox and Friends,” and “Inside Edition.”

  • Liana Chaouli

    Liana Chaouli, (pronounced sha‐oo‐li), is the President and Founder of Image Therapists International Inc. and a globally recognized thought leader , style expert and educator. Ms. Chaouli, provides transformation through the empowerment of wardrobe. She has spent two decades consulting CEOs, celebrities, and political figures on matters of self‐image. As the developer of Image TherapyTM, she works closely with her clients on their personal and professional presence using analysis, physical appearance, and education to adjust attitudes affecting self‐esteem and overall sense of worth. Her clients include Bob Mackie, The Canfield Training Group, IBM, Nordstrom’s, Coldwell Banker University, Chico’s, and many more.

 

  • Kathleen McMullen Coady

    Kathleen Coady
    Kathleen McMullen Coady, owner and creative director of Tower Design Studio is a multi-talented designer and artist. Kathleen has been facilitating beautifully designed architectural interiors with an emphasis on spiritual and environmental sustainability for corporations, hotels, restaurants, wineries and homes for over 25 years. Kathleen’s principle driving force is to design environments that are extraordinary— harmonizing beauty with function infused with depth and meaning.

    Her life long passion for art and design provides her with an unusually comprehensive grasp of aesthetics and a historically informed approach to design. An accomplished fine artist with a background in Art History and Museum Studies, Business, Branding, Graphic Design, Environmental Activism, and extensive world travel, Kathleen informs all aspects of the design process with a multi disciplinary approach. Her work has received numerous awards and has been published in Interior Design Magazine, Elle Decor, Architectural Record, California Design, Travel and Leisure, Hemispheres Magazine, Print, Communication Arts, The LA Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Magazine, and 805 Living.  Kathleen will soon publish her first book on Design and Intentional Living  – Stay tuned!

  • Scott Coady

    Scott Coady
    Scott Coady is the Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Embodied Wisdom, and Sage Alliance Partners, located in Ojai, California. Scott is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council and the founder of the Association for Transformational Leadership SoCal.

    He is a master executive coach, OD consultant, strategic and executive team facilitator and workshop leader. Scott has dedicated his professional life to learning, embodying and applying emerging technologies from the areas of somatics, philosophy, linguistics, athletics, integral studies, experiential and action learning. His groundbreaking work centers on transformational leadership, high performance team development, employee engagement and organizational culture change.

    Scott resides in the Ojai, California, with his wife Kathleen. His passions include surfing, bicycle racing, adventure travel and learning to fly.

     

    www.embodiedwisdom.com
    www.sageap.com

  • Dr. Marcy Cole

    Dr. Marcy Cole is a Holistic Psychotherapist, Bestselling Co-Author, Speaker, Community Mobilizer, and Humanitarian Visionary.

    She began her undergraduate studies at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois at the Medill School of Journalism. She received her B.S. in Communication Studies, majoring in Radio/Television/Film.  She later earned a Masters degree in Clinical Social Work at Loyola University in Chicago, and a Doctorate in Philosophy from the Institute of Clinical Social Work in Chicago.
    Dr. Cole is a blog author for the Huffington Post.   She is also a published Best-selling Co-Author of: Living Proof: Celebrating the Gifts that Came Wrapped in Sandpaper, and Get Your Woman On: Embracing Beauty, Grace and the Power of Women.
    Dr. Cole has been featured on television shows including Dr. Drew’s Life Changers, Millionaire Matchmaker, Braxton Family Values, Issues with Jane Valez-Mitchell on HLN, National Geographic’s Taboo, and Fox News New York.
    Marcy founded a women’s group called First Tuesday LA, offering on and off line programming to promote social connectivity, professional networking and social service.
    In the fall of 2011, Marcy  launched an on-line platform for women without children:  Childless Mothers Connect, celebrating the “Mother” within every woman.   She is also the Founder and Executive Director for the Non-Profit organization ”CMomA” (Childless Mothers Adopt), promoting the connection between single individuals and couples without children and children in need … through adoption, hosting, mentorship and sponsorship.

  • DC Cordova

    DC Cordova
    CEO of Excellerated Business Schools®/ Money & You®, a global organization with over 100,000 grads from Asia Pacific & North America in English / Chinese and now expanding into Hispanic markets. Her program Money & You® has inspired some of today’s greatest wealth and business experts. Their work has helped spread the essence of her work to millions. DC is now expanding the work of the world’s only Solar Valley in Dezhou, China, Himin Solar, created by a billionaire with heart, Huang Ming, a winner of the Right Livelyhood Award (the Nobel Prize of thermal energy). Her purpose: To uplift humanity’s consciousness through socially-responsible business. DC is a philanthropist, humanitarian and is known as an Ambassador of New Education with a tireless pursuit to transform educational systems around the world and eradicate poverty and hunger. DC is a Mentor of Nurturing through her work with high-level entrepreneurs/business leaders. She supports numerous non-profits, foundations, and humanitarian organizations as mentor and champion. Most recently having created the Humanitarian Mastermind Series to educate humanitarians around the world with powerful, effective and proven business and organizational tools. DC was Knighted as Dame of Honor by the Knights of the Orthodox Order of St. John Russian Grand Priory (the oldest Humanitarian Order in the world) for her lifelong service to humanity. She was then advanced to Dame Commander of Grace for her contribution to the growth of the Order.

 

  • Bruce Cryer

    Bruce is an entrepreneur, mentor, strategic consultant, author, speaker, and former CEO of HeartMath, the internationally acclaimed research-based organization revolutionizing the field of stress management and resilience training. His career began on the New York stage as a singer/actor/dancer, including 800 performances in the world’s longest-running music, The Fantasticks. Bruce was part of the founding team of HeartMath, was its CEO for 11 years, and has been Adjunct Faculty at Stanford University since 1997. Bruce has consulted to Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic, HP, Dropbox, Shell, Unilever, Google, NASA, and dozens of other organizations in the corporate and health care markets. His article “Pull the Plug on Stress” was published in the Harvard Business Review in 2003, and republished in 2015 as one of their best articles ever on the topic. He is also co-author of From Chaos to Coherence: The Power to Change Performance and a number of scientific articles. Out of his two-year health journey — Bruce is a survivor of cancer, staph infections, salmonella poisoning and double hip replacement — emerged a personal renaissance leading to the creation of What Makes Your Heart Sing, a “keynote performance” co-created with Bruce’s creative partner, Emmy-award winning composer (and ATL member) Gary Malkin. Bruce currently consults to a number of transformational leaders while developing a new company around his concept of the “Renaissance Human”.

 

  • Monique DeBose, M.A.

    Monique is a gifted facilitator, Wholistic Voice Coach and music educator in the field of creative vocal improvisation. She began teaching vocal improv workshops in 2009 after studying with Rhiannon and Joey Blake of the renowned Bobby McFerrin Voicestra. She now leads an international community of over 460 vocal artists and students in the United States and Europe, teaching the art of vocal improvisation in workshops held in Phoenix, Los Angeles, New York City, Amsterdam, San Juan, and London. Monique holds a masters in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica, a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from U.C. Berkley, and is also an accomplished singer-songwriter with two albums to her credit: the 2005 release of her debut LP “Choose The Experience: Vol. 1: Ready For Love”; and her 2006 sophomore release “Choose The Experience Vol. 2: Closer.”  She is currently working on her third album project exploring her mixed heritage experience.  Monique has toured throughout Europe, India and Asia and currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband Rich and their two sons Kaleo Rex and Ellington Madiba.

  • Zen DeBrücke

    Zen DeBrücke
    Zen is a powerful intuitive with a strong background in business, which allows her to give guidance that has practical and immediate value. The key to her success came when she developed her Internal Guidance System (IGS) which teaches individuals how to tap into and follow their own guidance. Her passion is connecting others with their God essence within so they can receive guidance they can feel and trust.

     Zen is unusual due to the weaving of her intuition and practical business background that combined creates hardcore measured results. She got her start by founding of one of the first Internet design companies in the world, where she spent four years as the CEO of the executive team that took the company from $250,000 to $4,000,000. She is known for creating innovative strategies that are simple and work for fortune 500 companies, including Applied Materials, IBM, Electronic Arts, BP and VISA.

  • Bobbi DePorter

    Bobbi DePorter
    Bobbi DePorter is president of Quantum Learning Network, a leading education organization producing SuperCamp summer enrichment programs now with 70,000 graduates and programs in 14 countries; and Quantum Learning Education, with schoolwide programs for teachers, administrators, and students. She has positively impacted over 100,000 teachers reaching ten million young people through these programs over the last 30 years.

    Bobbi is also president of Learning Forum International, a non-profit organization that delivers 8 Keys of Excellence character programs to families and schools and provides teacher-training and SuperCamp scholarships.

Her mission is to reach 50 million youth and adults who Choose Excellence by taking the pledge and building Communities of Excellence.

    She is the author of over a dozen books including Quantum Teaching, Quantum Success and the 8 Keys of Excellence.

  • Doug Ellis

    Doug currently serves as the Staff Photographer for the Transformational Leadership Council, and is a CTI, Sedona Method, and Awakening Coaching Trained spiritual life coach. His images have appeared in numerous magazine and television programs including Spirituality & Health, Travel + Lesiure, Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday and the Today Show.

  • Cindy Ertman

    Cindy Ertman
    As Exec. Vice President & National Sales Manager of RPM Mortgage, Cindy has maintained a passion for the mortgage industry for more than 20 years. Voted one of The 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine, Cindy is committed to utilize her influence to more fully serve others and help others redefine and expand their own lives.

    The Defining Difference, Cindy’s new transformational leadership and coaching company, helps people bridge the gap from how business has been done to how business can be done. She helps others expand and deepen their relationships and shows them how to chart their success by making outcome driven choices to guide their everyday actions. Cindy helps move people from success to significance by helping them move beyond narrow definitions of success to broaden their influence and impact on the world. She is deeply devoted to her three children, Britton, Sage and Austin and her family and friends.

  • Ana Escalante Rivero


    Ana founded Amadi Solutions, a network of professionals focused on providing the tools and principles of ontological consulting and coaching. At both the individual and corporate level, their work creates the transformation of human interactions, which transforms society and the world, through effective communication, respect, and recognition of people.

  • Cheryl Esposito

    Cheryl Esposito
    Cheryl Esposito is on a mission: to bring the leader in you to life. She is founder & CEO of ALEXSA CONSULTING, an Executive Coaching & Consulting firm; Cheryl and her team coach international CEOs & leaders, cultivating self-awareness & transformational behaviors, teaching them to lead themselves in order to lead others. She is a mentor to executive coaches around the world. Her twenty+ years of coaching and consulting led her to the critical success factor: the consciousness of leaders. She and her firm offer ESSENCE COACHING: Transforming Leadership for Executive Leaders, Physician Leaders, and Leadership Teams. Leadership Retreats & Gatherings focus on CULTIVATING YOUR THOUGHT LEADERS and ORGANIZATIONAL TRANSFORMATION: CHANGING THE CONVERSATION. Cheryl’s book, “In the Spirit of Leadership: A Vision Into A Different Future” takes readers on a leadership journey through poems, questions, & stories of insight & vulnerability. As host of “LEADING CONVERSATIONS” radio show, Cheryl Esposito engages leaders in conversations that create a newfound sense of leadership possibility in the world.

     

    www.alexsaconsulting.com

  • Christine Essel

    Chris Essel is the President and CEO of Southern California Grantmakers, a regional association of philanthropic leaders whose mission is to support and advance effective, responsible philanthropy for the public good. In her capacity, as President and CEO, Chris works with foundations of all sizes as well as individual philanthropists and corporate members setting the strategic direction and priorities for the organization. Previously she served as CEO for the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, which at the time had an annual budget exceeding $600 million and 32 project areas throughout the City. Chris also worked at Paramount Pictures for over three decades, serving for many years as Senior Vice President, Planning and Development and Government and Community Affairs.

  • Elizabeth Estrada

    Elizabeth Estrada
    Elizabeth is a passionate catalyst who believes in positive change through media. With a broadcast (ABC, NBC) and film background, she is developing The Peacekeeper Awards and a musical benefit concert.

    Her purpose statement is “To utilize personal power of influence to energize individuals, groups, and world systems towards the peaceful pursuit of happiness and execution of cooperative responsibilities.”

  • Silver Feldman

    Silver Feldman
    Silver Feldman has been involved in transformational work for her entire life.

    She is currently in management at FOX Networks Engineering and Operations as Supervisor of Post Production for FOX Sports, where she oversees close to 300 people for three sports networks and up to a dozen live productions a day. Her work at FOX is oriented towards people; crafting a culture of possibility, designing powerful teams and uplifting people in the workplace. She actively works to transform the futures of her coworkers and employees.

    Her transformational work started showing up in the world when she was 17. She was featured in Teen Vogue magazine for her work with teens with Lyme disease, and she was instrumental in getting Lyme Disease awareness month passed in the State of California, and separately in the County of Los Angeles as a public health issue. Since then she has been driven to dedicate her life to being of service to others.

  • Tom Feldman

    Tom Feldman
    Tom Feldman brings light to Hollywood movie and TV sets and has done so for most of his adult life for which he has an Emmy Award. At the same time he’s not-so-secretly been a full-time student, practitioner, and coach of transformation and the work of Ken Wilber’s Integral framework which led him to produce a DVD on Dr. Don Beck and Spiral Dynamics Integral. Tom got his MA in Global Studies and brought a different kind of “light” to Woodbury University in Burbank CA as a professor of Family Communications for a number of years, and today he brings that same “light” to singles, couples, and families as a relationship coach and workshop leader. Tom has been married for 29 years to his wife Beverly, and they have an adult daughter, Silver, a young leader who is also a member of ATL. He and Beverly live in La Canada, CA.

  • Jay Fiset

    Jay Fiset
    Best selling author, millionaire mastermind mentor, student of human nature, avid outdoorsman at 5 star hotels, speaks fluent smart ass, can see and reflect your life mission in 5 minutes flat, loves having 2 sons so he can play with their toys, still fantasizes about his wife after 25 years, loves ideas, but loves results even more, can simultaneously laugh and cry for different reasons at the same time, has never been star struck (but did not get a chance to meet Martin Luther King, and there would have been teenage girl screaming if I had).

    I am dedicated to instigating a global movement of Conscious Creators and supporting people to organize their life and resources around their passions and gifts.

  • Lynn Fiset

    Lynn Fiset
    Lynn Fiset, BEd, heralds from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As a teacher, facilitator and trainer for 34 years, she has been inspiring people to live with passion, authenticity, love and joy through Soul guidance.

    She is a Healer, a Clairvoyant, an Educator, an Evolutionary Astrologist, a Transformative Constellation Facilitator, a Life Coach & Relationship Therapist and an Integrative Body Work Practitioner. She believes her life’s work is self-mastery and to serve by spreading Light.

  • Arielle Ford

    For over 25 years, Arielle has been living, teaching, and promoting consciousness through all forms of media. She is a relationship expert, speaker, blogger for the Huffington Post, and the producer and host of Evolving Wisdom’s Art of Love series. She is the author of nine books, including “love on the Other Side: Heavenly Help for Love and Life”, “Wabi Sabi Love: The Ancient Art of Finding Perfect Love in Imperfect Relationships”, and others. She lives in La Jolla, CA.

     

  • Dr Carolyne “Isis” Fuqua

    Dr Carolyne Isis Fuqua
    Across the United States, as well as in such exotic locations as Egypt, China, Malaysia, and Ghana, groups of like-minded individuals form “Circles of Light,” led and inspired by visionary founder, Dr. Carolyne Fuqua. Transforming the lives of untold thousands of people, Dr. Carolyne, lovingly known as “Isis,” (pronounced Ezeese) continuously travels the globe, ministering to what she considers her seven billion member family, as a spiritual harbinger of both personal and planetary healing through the power of love and law. As a master teacher of Egyptian mysticism, she regularly leads sold-out mystery-school pilgrimages to Egypt.

    Among her many talents, Dr. Carolyne is the author of the groundbreaking works The Keys to the Kingdom Volume I & II. She is currently involved with The S.T.A.R.S. (Singers Taking Action Reaching Souls), an international vocal ensemble she founded with her husband Harvey Fuqua, whose sole purpose is to uplift the planet through the transformative power of song.

     
  • Brandy Gillmore

    After making her own miraculous recovery and leaving her wheelchair behind, Brandy Gillmore has continued to turn heads by sharing her revolutionary discoveries that changed it all. She is known for showing people how to make rapid changes to their health and lives in record-breaking time using the power of their own mind. Today she coaches celebrities, entrepreneurs, CEO’s and individuals worldwide on her process of “Harnessing Your Inner Power.” She has been featured on stages across the U.S. and in Canada and is known for leaving audiences awestruck by demonstrating immediate live healing results. Her work is frequently described as “miraculous and mind-expanding” as she shows people how to truly understand and harness the power of their own mind.

  • Antoinette Gutierrez

    Currently a high school principal at San Bernardino High, Antoinette left business to pursue a higher purpose. She found that purpose in educational administration and is blessed to work on changing the consciousness in a city wrought with debt, high poverty and stress. She is an advocate for kids, active in ACSA, California’s professional organization for administrators, and coach for positive behavior intervention and supports (PBIS). All this while earning her doctorate in organizational leadership (focused on transformational leadership) and spreading joy and hope in SBCUSD.


 

  • Deirdre Hade

    Deirdre Hade
    Deirdre Hade is a modern day mystic. As spiritual teacher, she serves as a poet, healer and visionary leader in the ancient arts of wisdom. She is the founder of Radiance Healing Radiance Meditation, a system of working with spiritual energy to promote health, awareness and healing. Core pillars of her work are courses in wisdom and light, they are The Daughter’s of Miracles -Daughter’s of Miriam, The Kingship of Illumination, Radiance Healer Certification Program, Radiance Tree of Life Master Course and Radiance Pure Energy at home study guide. Radiance is a pathway for all people to experience the mystical energy knowledge of Light first hand.

    Currently Deirdre is partnering with Dr. Gary Schwartz (author of The Sacred Promise and The Afterlife Experiments: Breakthrough Scientific Evidence of Life After Death ) of the University of Arizona consciousness department in his new scientific study of energy called “The Greater Reality Project.” As the Founder and Director of her Foundation for Radiance Deirdre actively supports the Women’s Prison Association (WPA), Nuevo Amanecer Mujer Integral (helping the underprivileged women of the Latina community of Los Angeles), the cause of world peace through the legacy of Khempo Yurmed Tinley Rinpoche, and various Native American sacred ceremonies across North America.

  • Jacqueline Hadden

    Jacqueline has consciously connected dots for over 25 years for profit, and non-for profit ventures. Doing what she loves includes being on her local TEDx committee, on the boards and advisory boards of multiple non profits, part of NCL (National Charity League) with her daughter, and volunteering with her teenagers often. She is a master connector…connecting influencers, celebrities and thought leaders to projects resulting in massive revenue streams, and immeasurable social good.

    http://www.key2growth.com/