Jeff Alexander, DDSDr. 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, PhDSananda 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 AxelradAs 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 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.
Barnet BainBarnet 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.
Jonathon BarbatoJonathon 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 BartlettBlaine 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 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 BergerCreating 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 BiskindA 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 BlanchardRay 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 BoskiNina 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” BridgesHelice “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.
Rinaldo S. Brutoco
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 CanfieldInga 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 CanfieldJack 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.”
Kathleen McMullen CoadyKathleen 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 CoadyScott 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.
Dr. Marcy ColeShe 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 CordovaCEO 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.
Monique DeBose, M.A.
Zen DeBrückeZen 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 DePorterBobbi 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.
Cindy ErtmanAs 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 EspositoCheryl 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.
Elizabeth EstradaElizabeth 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 FeldmanSilver 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 FeldmanTom 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 FisetBest 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 FisetLynn 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.
Dr Carolyne “Isis” FuquaAcross 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.
Deirdre HadeDeirdre 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.
April HartnessApril Hartness is the founder and President of TCTL Enterprises, Inc and a former partner of Towers Perrin. She is a respected professional with 25+ years of management consulting expertise in Sales and Delivery of Global HR Service Delivery, HR Technology Consulting, Human Capital Outsourcing and Overall Organizational Effectiveness and Transformation to Fortune 500 Organizations.
She is a collaborative leader committed to values based leadership and developing values driven leaders and organizations. Her work today focuses on:
– Executive Leadership, Performance and Transformational Personal Coaching
– Business Consulting – Vision, Strategy, Organizational and Business Function Effectiveness
– Living my top core values of Wisdom, Leadership/Coaching and Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Wellbeing
Christine HasslerChristine Hassler is the author of Expectation Hangover, The 20 Something Manifesto, and 20 Something, 20 Everything. She left her successful job as a Hollywood agent to pursue a life she could be passionate about. For over a decade, as a speaker, retreat facilitator, and life coach, she has been sharing her passion to ease suffering. Christine believes once we get out of our own way, we can show up to make the meaningful impact we are here to make.Christine has appeared and been featured as an expert in media outlets such as: The Today Show, CNN, FOX, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and many more.She grew up in Texas and graduated from Northwestern University. She then received her Masters Degree from the University of Santa Monica in Spiritual Psychology. She currently resides in Los Angeles and loves spending a great amount of time with her family and friends in Austin, Texas.
Morning Star HolmesMorning Star Holmes is a family consultant and transitional life coach committed to helping families traverse the challenges as a loved one faces a life-threatening illness or age-related decline. Early in her career she worked with at-risk youth and their families, giving her a wealth of experience in family dynamics and a deep respect for the value of prevention and early intervention when families are faced with a crisis or challenge. Morning Star uses her background in team and leadership development in business, developing leadership in family care teams. Her work in this field has transformed many individuals and their loved ones at end of life, leaving a lasting legacy for generations to come.Morning Star is the author of two books available on Amazon, Transitional Wisdom, A Guide to Healthy Aging & Completing Life with Dignity and a companion Transitional Wisdom Action Journal.Her Native American heritage gives Morning Star a deep respect for diversity that is reflected in her work. She has traveled extensively and worked with consultants from many different countries and cultures, honoring their contributions and learning the value of many perspectives.
Lisa KalminLisa, the principal and founder of WorldWorks, Inc. Lisa has been developing and leading transformational workshops for over 29 years.Prior to working at WorldWorks, Ms. Kalmin led trasnformational seminars throughout the Unites States, Russia, Chile, and Asia. Lisa has trained over 25,000 students in communications skills, and breakthrough results. Ms. Kalmin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio-TV-Film from the Univ. of Texas in Austin, where she also recieved her MBA. Lisa is also the co-founder of Inspire Coaching and INSPIRE BUSINESS SUCCESS, a transformational coaching and training company specializing in Couples Retreats, Breathwork and Corporate Leadership Trainings. Since founding WorldWorks, Lisa coordinated the fundraising efforts of WorldWorks’ Leadership team, which has raised over $2.4 million for charitable organizations in Southern California. Her committment to empower each student’s specific talents, gifts, and skills ensure their maximum experience both inside and outside the training room, and for the rest of their life. Lisa is also a proud member of The Transformational Leadership Council. Lisa is married and is the proud mom of twin boys! She is an avid runner, boot camp goer and makes her home in San Clemente, CA.
Cynthia KerseyCynthia Kersey is the best-selling author of two books, “Unstoppable” and “Unstoppable Women”, a speaker, entrepreneur, national columnist, team coach and Chief Humanitarian Officer of her non-profit foundation whose focus is to ensure that every child on the planet has access to the life-long gift of education.
Cynthia knows first hand that giving is not only good for business, it’s good for the soul. Cynthia not only inspires individuals to give but provides entrepreneurs with a practical action plan on how they can increase their bottom line, expand their business, create customer evangelists and become completely invigorated about their life and business by integrating generosity as a business philosophy.
Cynthia embodies her message and has integrated giving and contribution into her life and business for well over a decade. Her foundation has helped to fund over 70 primary schools in 3 countries, bringing an education to over 7,000 children a day along with clean water, sanitation, health care and training to over 20,000 community members.
Christine KloserChristine Kloser, “The Transformation Catalyst” and award-winning author powerfully combines spiritual guidance and intuition, with transformational book writing and publishing expertise. The result is a global movement of aspiring authors who unleash their authentic voice, share their message on the pages of a book and make their difference in the world. Trusted and celebrated by aspiring authors and publishing industry leaders for her down to earth, authentic and inspiring approach, Christine has become the well-recognized leader of the transformational author movement having trained more than 55,000 authors in less than 3 years.
Jackie LapinJackie Lapin is a leader in helping transformational leaders, authors, practitioners, speakers and messengers connect with their next followers around the globe. For the past 10 years, her internationally acclaimed Conscious Companies have been providing PR campaigns, radio media tours and speaking engagements to support the growth and revenue of change-makers. Her clients have included Don Miguel Ruiz, Dr. Joe Vitale, James Twyman, Denise Linn, Arielle Ford, Hay House and more. ! Her most recent offerings are SpeakerTunity™, the twice monthly transformational speaker leads tip sheet, providing speakers with the direct contacts to book themselves on stages across North America; SpeakerTunity Radio Insider and SpeakerTunity Summits.
Eva Charlotte Larrson
Susan LeahySusan Leahy, has been motivating, challenging and inspiring audiences for over 15 years. Susan is a communication specialist whose message revolves around taking personal responsibility for how you choose to show up, communicate and participate in your life. Susan’s mission has recently turned to focus on helping to empower women personally and professionally. Working within organizations made up of predominately women Susan supports her clients in becoming stronger leaders & better communicators with the goal of living a more successful & balanced life.Susan’s is the Executive Director of ACWA (American Collegiate Women’s Association) an association that supports the development of collegiate woman across the nation by providing powerful leadership conferences and a networking and community for women to learn, experience and increase confidence. Susan has a Masters degree in applied behavioral science with an emphasis in coaching and consulting from Bastyr University. In addition to her speaking career Susan has created a very successful online business called www.RobertsRulesMadeSimple.com. Susan works with thousands of boards across the US and Canada teaching them how to use Robert’s Rules of Order as a communication tool to get work done.
Her mission is to empower 10 million adults and kids all over the world to lead lives fulfilled with joy, happiness and passion – the lives they were destined to live.
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Rich LitvinCoaching Extraordinary Leaders & Leading Extraordinary Coaches
Rich’s clients are in the top 4% of their field. They are mainly powerful women who have a bias for action, a track record of success, and
who do daring work. Rich is an expert at taking high-performers to the greatest levels of success.
He is the founder of The Confident Woman’s Salon and The High-Achieving Introvert Project, the author of The Prosperous Coach, and he leads a private community of the world’s top professional coaches.
Humanitarian, International Travel Expert, and Event Producer, Spryte launched her first humanitarian campaign in 2006, FEED333, which fed 1.2 million US children. She then partnered with Feed the Children, Salvation Army and the NBA Players Assn. to launch the three largest multi-city food distributions in US history . She co-founded a humanitarian focused direct sales company called HUB, which brought together over 6000 social entrepreneurs and provided over $1.8 million in humanitarian aid in several countries. For nearly a decade, she’s crafted a unique form of “Contribution-Travel” that over 1200 participants have experienced in ten countries, uplifting tens of thousands with clean water, and education. She was living in Liberia training post-war Teachers in leadership development, before and during the Ebola outbreak, and now resides in Ecuador. Last year she co-founded The Waterbearers which is a movement inspiring Women around the globe who have access to clean water to get it to those who do not. Currently she is Executive Producing, CHANGE MAKER, a transformational-humanitarian webseries filmed in 5 countries with 100 social entrepreneurs and thought leaders.
Jill LublinJill Lublin is an international speaker on the topics of Radical Influence, Publicity, Networking, Kindness and Referrals. She is the author of 4 Best Selling books including Get Noticed…Get Referrals (McGraw Hill) and co-author of Guerrilla Publicity and Networking Magic. Her latest book, Profit of Kindness, is published by Career Press. Jill is a master strategist on how to position your business for more profitability and more visibility in the marketplace.
She is CEO of a strategic consulting firm and has over 20 years experience working with over 100,000 people plus national and international media.
Jill teaches Publicity Crash Courses as both live events and live webinars and consults and speaks all over the world.
Dr. Rita LustgartenDr. Rita Lustgarten is CEO and founder of Women on the Leading Edge, Inc., an international consulting, training, leadership and business development company dedicated to causing global transformation through unleashing the unlimited leadership potential of women. Her company provides high-level mentorship, business, executive and leadership coaching, innovative leadership training, strategic and brand consulting, professional public speaking, and transformational programs for high achieving women entrepreneurs, executives and business leaders. This includes her groundbreaking Global Leadership Summits for Women of Influence and her Women’s Global leadership Academy. As an international consultant, speaker, transformational leader, business growth strategist, facilitator, psychologist and advisor to top leaders, Dr. Rita has been working in the field of personal and professional development and transformation for over 35 years, playing a central role in the human potential movement. To date, she has over 40,000 hours of being actively engaged in transforming the consciousness of individuals, businesses and organizations. Dr. Rita was recently featured in Forbes magazine as “Game Changer” for her outstanding work with women business leaders globally, and has recently received the prestigious honor of being knighted as “Dame” of Honor by the orthodox order of St. John, Russian Grand Priory (the oldest humanitarian order on the planet) for her philanthropic endeavors and lifelong service to humanity.
Gary MalkinGary Malkin is a multiple Emmy® award-winning composer, producer, public speaker and performer dedicated to making a difference by producing music-driven media and events that provide inspiration for individuals, organizations and conferences worldwide. Gary is passionate about the essential role that music, media, and the arts must play in our society as a catalyst to enhance our humanity, deepen our sense of meaning, and cultivate greater mindfulness in an increasingly complex and distracted world. As composer for countless media projects, as artistic director for global conferences, and as a creativity consultant for individuals and organizations, Gary has participated in projects focused on subjects as varied as environmental sustainability, spiritual tolerance, children’s health and welfare, cancer research, and cross-cultural healing. After receiving the 2013 Hollywood Music in Media’s Best Soundtrack Award for the groundbreaking documentary, “Thrive: What on Earth Will It Take?” Gary continues to explore new ways that music and the arts can address key challenges in our society.He is the co-creator (with award-winning filmmaker, Michael Stillwater) of the globally acclaimed CD/book “Graceful Passages,” released by his life-enhancing media company, Wisdom of the World, which offers aesthetic ways to help face life transitions with greater mindfulness, presence, and compassion. Gary has composed nearly all of the media projects produced by the extraordinary non-profit organization founded by Lynne and Bill Twist, The Pachamama Alliance, whose symposiums have been experienced by nearly a million people in over eighty countries. Gary recently co-authored the groundbreaking CD/Book “Safe in the Arms of Love,” which received a 2013 award from an international organization focused on pre and peri natal psychology. Gary also created WisdomFilms™, short-format films designed for stress reduction and overall wellness (available on hulu.com).
Chris Anderson, Founder of TED, commissioned Gary to create the theme music for the global broadcast phenomenon, Pangea Day. Gary has served as Artistic Director for the Quest for Global Healing Conferences in Bali, Indonesia, (which featured Archbishop Desmond Tutu, among other Nobel Laureates). He was asked to present on the healing power of music on the stage of the Great Hall of China during the Beijing Olympics and has presented his his work at places such as Google, Harvard’s Conference on Spirituality and Health, Scripps Clinic, Kaiser Permanente, and The Institute for Functional Medicine. He’s been featured numerous times on the national PBS Series, Healing Quest, and on numerous radio talk shows promoting a greater understanding of the power of music as an essential resource for inspiration and emotional intelligence during the transitions of our lives.
Alex MandossianSince 1993, our next speaker has generated almost $400 million in sales and profits for his marketing students, clients and strategic alliance partners in five continents.
He has shared the stage with diverse leaders such as Richard Branson, Harvey Mackay, Donald Trump, Tony Robbins, Robert Kiyosaki, Suze Ormand, Mikhail Gorbachev, and the Dalai Lama.
His lifetime goal with Jack Canfield is to influence training one million trainers to express their unique genius and train others to uncover their purpose in life!
Marcia MartinMarcia Martin is CEO of Marcia Martin Productions LLC, an international executive training firm, and she is globally renowned as a transformational trainer and executive coach in leadership, communication, public speaking, and relationship training. Marcia has trained over 400,000 people worldwide, was Vice President of est (now Landmark), Vice President and a Founding Member of TLC, and Advisory Board Member of ATL SoCal and ATL Europe. As a consultant to Warner Bros. she created transformational movie projects with Jerry Weintraub and Steven Soderbergh. Marcia’s clients include Capital One, Inter-Continental Hotels, Evian Water, and the Hard Rock Hotel Chain where she is committed to empowering women to be impactful and influential in the world.
Olivia McMullen-FieldsOlivia holds degrees in Art History and Medical Anthropology from the University of Southern California, and is currently a Clinical Intern at Emperor’s College practicing Chinese Medicine.
Kristen MoellerDrawing on over 25 years training in psychology and personal growth, Kristen Moeller, MS, has a genius for recognizing a holding pattern.
As the executive publisher of Persona Publishing, a bestselling author with a master’s degree in counseling, Kristen works exclusively with successful women at the top of their careers yet yearning for something more. By utilizing the power of a book, her clients design and leave their legacy for the world.In her own quest to leave a legacy, Kristen founded the Transformation Foundation, a 501c3 dedicated to providing transformational education for those in need.
Kristen balances living a public life as a TEDx speaker, a writer, and a recent stint on A&E’s Tiny House Nation with much needed downtime in her mountainside Yurt or cruising the open road with her 1960 Airstream trailer.
Her latest book is What Are You Waiting For? How to Rise to the Occasion of Your Life
Zhena MuzykaZhena Muzyka is the founding publisher of Enliven Books, a new Mind-Body-Spirit imprint of Atria/Simon and Schuster. As the host of “Be the Change” CBS Radio Podcast, Zhena explores the world of inner terrain with bestselling authors, politicians, artists and the world’s unexpected gurus whose messages are groundbreaking in their authenticity. Zhena’s book, Life by the Cup, chronicles her experience of growing a multimillion-dollar tea company as a single mom with $6 to her name, and has been optioned by Mark Wahlberg’s production company for an upcoming film adaptation. Zhena’s mission is to serve and inspire millions with uplifting media. She lives in Ojai, California with her family.
He believes that when it comes to creating a business and a life you love, it’s all about doing less, not more and his methods have been proven to work again, and again. One of his core beliefs is that a life worth living is a life that is dedicated to being of service to others.
Ajit’s passion and purpose revolve around helping entrepreneurs create a positive impact in the greater world. Nothing makes him happier than watching honest, dedicated business owners achieve their dreams; knowing that he played a part in making those dreams come true.
Wendy serves as one of Oprah’s Belief Partners as well as Executive Director and Executive Producer of GATE, co-founded by John Raatz, Jim Carrey and Eckhart Tolle. Global Alliance for Transformational Entertainment is obsessed with transforming the world by transforming entertainment and media. Wendy’s Person-Centered Branding™ theory is cited in textbooks worldwide for her work as a personal brand coach for professional athletes and celebrities.
Wendy wakes up every morning, passionate about bringing together the top influencers in the world to reach the most amount of people, have the largest impact and create the biggest change.
Gabriel NossovitchGabriel Nossovitch is the co-founder of several personal transformation companies throughout Latin America: ArgentinaWorks SA, in Buenos Aires, and ChileWorks SA, in Santiago. He is the co-founder of WorldWorks Inc. in the United States. He is currently the Chairman of the Board and the Director of Training for both Worldworks México and ChileWorks. These organizations offer personal growth and transformational seminars and sponsor large scale community service projects aimed at raising awareness in
underprivileged populations in the Americas.Gabriel studied political science and international relations at the Universidad Catolica de Cordoba, and Economics at the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, both in Argentina. In 1984, he won a scholarship to study Comparative Politics at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan,
where he spent one year studying and working as a cross-cultural trainer. He holds a BSBA degree from Georgetown University and an MBA from INSEAD, the leading European business school located in Fontainebleau, France. He has triple citizenship (Argentinian, French and US) and is fluent in Spanish, English and French.
Tiffany PetersonTiffany is the creator of several products, coaching programs, and an epic, annual three day event experience, Elevation, for attendees from around the globe. She also has a content rich YouTube channel, chalk full of free video resources on a variety of topics by simply searching her name – Tiffany Peterson.
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He is co-founder and the Director of Education of the Center for Mindfulness and Human Potential at the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California Santa Barbara, where is research and work focuses on cognitive and academic benefits of secular mindfulness in school children, young adults, educational and business leaders.
Dawa completed two classical 3-year meditation retreats and teaches meditation and spiritual awakening on retreats in the U.S. and abroad. He is the resident teacher of the Bodhi Path Center of Santa Barbara.
Dawa is a well-regarded master teacher and mentor and has been a guest lecturer and research advisor at numerous academic and educational institutions, including UCLA, MIT, Cal Poly and the American Chamber of Commerce. He speaks English, German and French and lives with his family in Santa Barbara, California.
Lynn RoseLynn Rose has been named, “The Voice of Transformation”. She’s the Go-To Transformational Speaker/Singer, TV Host and Celebrity Media Trainer that’s sought after by companies and organizations to speak or perform for hundreds of thousands of people around the world. She has shared the stage with Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow, Jay Leno, Wayne Dyer, Tony Robbins and more. She is the Go-To Trainer for Experts on her WOW Process for speaking fearlessly, authentically and powerfully, called, ‘The WOW Factor’ (“WOW” = “With-Out Walls”) where she’s worked with Billion Dollar CEO’s, celebrities & professionals, to those just starting out, transforming their speaking for even greater success. Lynn’s Launch You Now Done FOR You service helps entrepreneurs, speakers, authors, coaches and professionals get launched to leading expert status. Her ‘Launch You Now’ solution has helped clients become #1 Bestselling Authors, Expert Hosts of National TV shows, to becoming 6 and 7 figure businesses in record time. Her Keynote Performance on greatness for entrepreneurs, “The Power To WOW” combines music and story. Being of service is highest on her list, and her humanitarian interests have led her to Sudan to work with the refugees, to co-producing an event that featured over 25 world class leaders with 100% of profits going to the Unstoppable Foundation, and continuing to provide her support to the foundation and other important causes. She and Bob Doyle (transformational leader from “The Secret” and her partner in life) co-created “Harmonic Activation”.
Michele is the President and CEO of Ruiz Strategies, a strategic communications firm. Through her personal brand “Michele Ruiz” she is focused on educating, inspiring and empowering business owners, women and minorities. She shares her experiences with her almost 100k followers across all channels by blogging, video blogging, and public speaking. She also represents Fortune 1000 companies as a brand ambassador wanting to harness the power of her influence. She has written a communications book for the legal industry, and has two more in the pipeline.
Derek RydallThe #1 expert on the Law of Emergence, Derek is part of a new generation of spiritual thought leaders. He has trained top executives at Fortune 500 companies in communication and empowered leadership (from Amex to Disney), coached Oscar- and Emmy-award winning celebrities on creating conscious entertainment, is a professional screenwriter, best-selling author, and a regular Huffington Post contributor.
Anita Sanchez, Ph.D.
Dr. Sanchez is a speaker and author of The Four Sacred Gifts: Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times, Simon & Schuster, coming on September 6, 2017. Co-author of international best-selling Success University for Women in Business, 2017, best-selling Success University for Women, 2016, and Ecological and Social Healing: Multicultural Women’s Voices, 2017. Member of the Transformational Leadership Council, and Board member of the Pachamama Alliance and the Bioneers organizations.
Cari SchaeferCari Schaefer M.A. TCM, L.Ac. is a healthcare expert, provider, and lecturer on health and nutrition. With a Masters Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine and as a nationally certified herbalist and health practitioner, for over 15 years Cari has helped thousands of people identify and remove the barriers blocking them from feeling their best.
At age 32 Cari had to overcome her own health crisis. Challenged to walk three blocks due to extreme fatigue, in constant pain, and depressed, she learned firsthand the limitations that poor health creates. Cari has combined all that she has learned through her training and her personal health journey and created Nutrition Stress Analysis, the system she uses to help others obtain a solid foundation of high quality health.
Cari shares what she has learned with others through one-on-one clinical care, public speaking, and by teaching and mentoring other healthcare practitioners. She is currently working on a book demonstrating how the choices we make everyday can make the difference between a vibrant, success-filled life and a life fraught with ill health and other challenges.
Kathleen’s work is targeted to create sustainable values driven cultures and developing values based leaders. A values based approach is emerging among leadership around the world as a pathway to a more stable and sustainable human future. A focus on values takes us to a level of awareness beyond the short term, and enables insight into meaning and purpose.Kathleen has 3 amazing children and a wonderful daughter in law, Karson (Erin), Reid and Kennedy. She lives in Salmon Arm, British Columbia.
Tim combines extensive filed experience with managerial expertise to design and deliver innovative programs for producing fundamental, large-scale systems change. His ability to develop engaging learning processes that enliven and empower people–from senior executives to frontline employees–has resulted in consistent, significant performance increases and breakthroughs, for client companies.
Tim has delivered consulting engagements throughout the world in cultures as diverse as Japan, Malaysia, China, New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, the Caribbean, Brazil, Africa, England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Spain and Denmark. He has worked with over 300,000 people in selected clients that include: Microsoft®, Starbucks™, Goodyear, Vodafone, Guinness® Brewing Worldwide, Campbell’s® Soup, The Banff Centre, The Gleneagles® Hotel, Thorn EMI, The Rover Group, ICI and Abitibi Price.
Jim SelmanA recognized leader and authority in the field of organizational transformation and culture change, Jim helps leaders and companies achieve breakthroughs in their performance. As CEO of Paracomm International, Jim has helped numerous multinationals and Fortune 500 companies (as well as the White House, Congress and the U.S. Air Force) mobilize people and build competencies in executive leadership, communication, relationship, business process design and coordination. Jim is also the founder of the Eldering Institute working to transform the paradigm of aging with the goal of having the end of life have as much
possibility as the beginning. He is also one of the founders of the Business Alliance for the Future dedicated to creating a world where business serves people, planet and profit.
Jim is an acknowledged management coach, consultant and facilitator and continues to contribute to the development of the coaching and transformational leadership professions at the global level.
Lauren SelmanEveryone who moves to Hollywood is trying to make it big. Lauren Selman was no different except, she was trying to make “it” – the big screen that is – more sustainable. Since moving down to LA from the Bay Area to green Hollywood, Lauren produced the documentary “Greenlit” about the environmental impact of the film industry and has since emerged from sorting in dumpsters and is a producer with a purpose. The producer, actress, and award-winning director is driven to make productions that make a difference. With over 15 years of production and marketing experience with clients such as The Academy Awards, The Primetime Emmys, American Idol, the Teen Choice Awards, the Vancouver Olympics and Cirque Du Soliel, Lauren thrives on working with teams to put on a great show.
In addition to producing and performing, she is passionate about athletics and leading an active lifestyle and inspiring others to do the same. When she was 19, she rode her bicycle across the United States and is now preparing to compete in Ironman Canada. The two time TEDx speaker tours, speaking at universities and organizations across the country on topics of leadership, sustainability, and getting into action.
Lynne SheridanLynne Sheridan has trained transformational trainings since 1995, and has coached students in Chile, Mexico, Russia, Hong Kong, China and throughout the United States in achieving their dreams, no matter what the circumstance, obstacle or consideration.
Lynne is a relationship expert, with a wealth of experience in working with couples to truly connect, with a depth of intimacy, understanding and compassion. In that capacity, Lynne has designed and conducts experiential Couples Retreats, focused on the growth offered through a long-term partnership and a deep appreciation for each partner’s role in the ‘dance’ of the relationship.
Through her work in transformation, Lynne is most inspired by the courage it takes people to go beyond their comfort zones, and partners with them in risking and letting go to become the best possible version of themselves. Lynne is the wife of an amazing artist and the mother of a tender-hearted fourteen-year-old boy and a effervescent eleven-year-old girl, who consistently serve as teachers to her, as well as a constant source of inspiration.
Maria SimoneMaria Simone is a transformational Business & Funding Strategist, speaker, author, and a voice for Enlightened Capitalism. She has mentored countless business owners with systems, structure, funding and sharing their talent with the world. Since her days in the corporate pharmaceutical world, Maria has started 4 businesses, raised over $10 million in funding and has been responsible for generating millions in revenue. She is the author of “Passion to Prosperity: Instant Ways To Profit From Your Skills And Talents” and has been featured in Success Magazine and has made appearances on ABC and Fox TV. Maria is the creator of Fund Your Launch and the 7-Step Enlightened Business Building Blueprint. She also produces the acclaimed Enlightened Entrepreneur Summit.
Preston SmilesLove Ambassador, Messenger, Inspirational Writer, Wisdom Warrior and Next Generation Thought Leader are just a few of the ways in which Preston Smiles has been described. As the founder of The Love Mob – a social movement dedicated to committing organized acts of Love, with a mission to reconnect 3.6 billion people to the power of community and his full time speaking career Preston has his hands full.
Preston has an array of weapons in his arsenal of love. He’s a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, The Daily Love, Good Guy Swag and many other top blogs with millions of viewers. He has been featured in Origin magazine, LA Weekly, Los Angeles Magazine The Huffington Post, and RYOT News. He has been featured on over 150 blogs, and had a weekly radio show on KCAA called “illuminate your life”.
Preston is a rising star who has risen to international prominence by delivering highly energetic and heartfelt messages of hope, perseverance, leading from love, and building community in the midst of obstacles. His messages are both dynamic and inspiring, and offer another outlet for the newer generations who are just being exposed to transformation work.
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Brennan SmithBrennan Smith has dedicated his professional life to supporting government officials, social entrepreneurs, and non-profit leaders who share his vision of global collaboration for a sustainable future. Through one-on-one coaching sessions, group retreats, and audio downloads on-line, Brennan has generated transformational change in the lives of over 200,000 people.
Mari SmithMari Smith is hailed as the premier Facebook marketing expert and one of the most influential and knowledgeable new media thought leaders in the world. She is author of The New Relationship Marketing and coauthor of Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day. Forbes named Mari as one of the top social media power influencers several years in a row. Fast Company described Mari as “a veritable engine of personal branding, a relationship marketing whiz, and the Pied Piper of the Online World.” Mari’s international social media consultancy and training agency works with organizations and entrepreneurs around the globe.
Sean SmithSean Smith is a speaker, trainer and certified Master Results Coach. He has published over 250 articles, audios and books on all topics of personal development. Sean’s mission is to empower people to live their lives with passion, purpose and presence as they aggressively pursue their dreams.
Bettie SpruillBettie Spruill is a sacred entrepreneur and certified ontological coach, writer, transformational trainer and world traveler. She is the president of Ontological Living, LLC, co-owner of Ideal Coaching, Inc., a coaching certification company and Executive Director of Trainer Designs Global, LLC, specializing in the training and certification of transformation trainers.
Susan is a licensed psychotherapist, a credentialed teacher, an international speaker and the Huffington Post’s weekly “Parent Coach” advice columnist. Her online parenting courses deliver wisdom and practical support in collaboration with teachers including Byron Katie, Dr. Jane Goodall, Arianna Huffington, Alanis Morrisette and Dr. Dan Siegel. Susan is an aspiring banjo player, a middling but determined tap-dancer, and an optimistic gardener and is very happy to be a part of ATL!
Terry TillmanTerry Tillman is a Scout—he goes out beyond the edge, gathers information and experience, and brings it back, offering “a way” for others. Since 1977 he has led personal growth, effectiveness, motivation, and leadership seminars for over 200,000 people and 40 companies in 98 countries. Recently he has been pioneering experiential education seminars for large groups of 2,000 to 15,000 participants, as well as for smaller groups of 20 – 50, and one-on-one coaching for select clients.He’s also a “recovered businessman,” leaving his six companies, and Type A workaholic behavior behind after 15 years to pursue a life of purpose, meaning, and contribution.
Terry’s presence is seen by many as an interesting cross between Peter Pan and Merlin.
He is the co-founder of the Satori Method Academy, an online and offline transformation school, that empowers people around the world to Awaken their Life-Force energy. Along with his wife Sabrina Truscott, Tristan has created a suite of mind-body-spirit programs that help people tap the power of their own life-force to increase healing, vitality, abundance and spiritual connection. Tristan is also the head neuro-marketing coach for John Assaraf’s high-end business training program at NeuroGym. His core mission is to walk-his-talk and help people shift and align their energy to love.
Esperanza UniversalEsperanza Universal is a recovering Trial Attorney. She has been a Master Spiritual Teacher, and Thought Leader for over 20 years. As Co-Creator and CEO of the S.O.U.L. Institute in San Diego, she teaches people how to transform their lives using a Simple and Powerful System, based on Spiritual Laws and Ancient Wisdom. Esperanza started the S.O.U.L. Institute, or “Systems of Universal Law” Institute after seeing Angels and Spirit in the courtroom while litigating a case. At first, Esperanza thought she was having a nervous breakdown. But as she began healing her own traumatic childhood with this Guidance from the Spirit realm, she realized its dynamic power for transformation.Before becoming a successful civil litigator, Esperanza was a psychotherapist, a probation officer, an Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, and worked in the Juvenile Justice System. She was active in civic activities and community politics, and was poised to become the first Hispanic congresswoman. This all changed, however, with her profound courtroom experience. Filled with a burning desire to share Sacred Law and Sacred Truths with the planet, Esperanza now teaches people from all over the world, and from all walks of life, how to remove obstacles on a very deep soul level, and to walk their Divine Essence in their daily life. This allows them to easily create the life they truly desire and ultimately deserve.
Cheryl ValkCheryl Valk speaks, mentors, and facilitates workshops to cultivate more profitable performance patterns which generate more sustainable success. After significant achievements in eight fields and transitioning from co-authoring published medical research to winning sales and management awards, turning around companies, and consulting with businesses, Cheryl identified the common performance patterns present in every company regardless of size or industry. These performance patterns can either help or harm the results achieved. Collectively, Cheryl realized these performance patterns generate a dynamic force that influences every outcome. She named this force, The Kaleidoscopic Factor®. She teaches companies and people how to make small, simple, and subtle shifts through her Profitable Performance Pattern Technology™. Her clients accelerate their desired results, enhance their vital relationships, and solve their difficult challenges with greater ease. Cheryl’s book, The Kaleidoscopic Factor,® will be published in 2018. Cheryl also collaborates with Dr. Paul Scheele as the Vice President of Scheele Learning Systems to liberate human genius and solve the diverse range of organization development challenges.
Brian WhettenBy the age of 30, Brian had earned a Berkeley Ph.D. in computer science, raised $20 million for two Silicon Valley startups, become an internationally known academic and speaker, been part of a $400 million IPO, repeatedly made and lost millions – and burned out twice. After an emotional crisis, he left his career for six years of full time personal growth work, including a M.A. in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.
Today, Brian serves as an executive coach, leadership consultant, and keynote speaker. He helps leaders turn soft skills into hard results, and supports them in developing companies that both make money and make a difference. He is considered one of the foremost experts in the fields of conscious business and authentic leadership.
That said, what really excites Brian is his family. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Nicole, where they spend much of their time wondering how their two daughters can be so cute.
Mikki Wilis is the founder of Elevate, one of the most prolific creators of socially conscious media. His passion for uniting creatives inspired the birth of Elevate Film Festival in 2006. During its three-year tour, the festival earned the title of “the world’s largest single screen film event,” hosting movie screenings for audiences of six thousand plus. The global event served as a beacon to unite an ever-expanding community of philanthropic visionaries, branded as Elevate.
As a filmmaker, Mikki Willlis has been granted rare access into the minds and hearts of world renown philosophers, scientists, physicists, doctors, authors, shamans, and human development experts. As a director, he has helmed numerous award winning and record setting productions, including theatrical features, network television specials, commercials, and music videos for platinum artists.
Mikki’s mot recent directorial credits are: Breaking Band, a television series created for Mark Cuban’s AXS TV network. Neurons to Nirvana, a full length documentary featuring the world’s most respected experts in the filed of psychedelic medicine research. Be Brave, a genera-bending feature length documentary, set for release Fall/Winter 2016.
Katherine Woodward Thomas, MA, MFT
She is also the creator and lead trainer of the Calling in “The One” and Conscious Uncoupling Certified Coaches Trainings. To date, Katherine is privileged to have taught hundreds of thousands of people in her virtual learning communities and has trained hundreds of coaches in her highly transformative work.
Propelled by her unbounded love for humanity, Rikka travels the world and works with thousands of people, radiating a vibration of joy, peace, possibility, and Oneness in all she does.
Her light is a beacon of inspiration, inviting each person on the planet to remember, embrace and BE the magnificent, unique expression of the divine they were born to be!
Rikka integrates unique toning techniques and channeled songs designed to shift every listener into a higher vibration and energetic alignment!
Through Rikka’s Adventure in Oneness Events, which include in-person and live streamed “eventures”, Telesummits, Teleclasses, an ever growing Membership Site an more, she empowers people to know they are the catalysts for bringing about transformation for themselves and the planet.
In addition to facilitating classes all over the world, Rikka has collaborated with internationally recognized spiritual teacher Panache Desai, and appeared alongside speakers and authors including Dr. Wayne Dyer, Michael Beckwith, Lynn McTaggert Gregg Braden, Les Brown, Marci Shimoff, Neale Donald Walsch, Marianne Williamson, John Assaraf and other conscious leaders. Rikka appears on TV and Radio shows internationally as well as in print and online publications.