A former radio announcer and program director, Jim Rafferty puts three decades of marketing experience to work helping businesses communicate better, writing in a conversational and entertaining style, and bringing that same voice to his work as a speaker and presenter. He’s a former Boy Scout leader, the story of which serves as the catalyst […]
Prior to joining The Oak Ridge Boys in 1972, Richard Sterban sang with various groups, eventually joining J.D. Sumner and the Stamps Quartet, which afforded him the opportunity of a lifetime—the chance to sing with Elvis, the King of Rock and Roll, singing with him every night on stage, recording with him, and appearing in […]
Mark Samuel has been consulting and coaching organizations since 1980, specializing in strategic planning, strategy execution, business transformation and culture change, building high performance teams for Senior Management, Middle Management, Department, and Project Teams; and Leadership Development for Executives and Middle Managers.
AJ Vaden is CEO & Co-Founder of Brand Builders Group, one of the world’s leading authorities on personal brand strategy. She’s also the co-host of the Influential Personal Brand podcast, named one of Forbes’ top 10 podcasts to listen to in 2021. Along with her company she’s been featured in Inc, Success Magazine, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, and Good Morning America.
Max James — Air Force Academy graduate, pilot, shot down twice in Vietnam to become the original founder and CEO of American Kiosk Management, a billion-dollar global presence in North America, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand with 5 million repeat customers, 600 staffed locations, 1000 automated stores, and 54,000 employees. Through personal stories and business […]
A disciple of Michael Gerber and a lifelong student, Susie Carder started with one salon and health spa and built it into one of the most successful businesses in the country. She then founded and sold three profitable companies, the last of which sold for eight figures to Cengage (previously Reuters and Thompson Learning).
Paul Smith is one of the world’s leading experts on organizational storytelling. He’s one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers of 2018, and the author of three Amazon #1 bestsellers: Lead with a Story (now in its 11th printing, and published in 7 languages around the world), Sell with a Story, and The 10 […]
Jonathan is the CEO of EstateSpace, which developed the world’s first asset management solution that provides a single point of record for a family’s physical assets. A 3x startup founder, Jonathan provides information regarding managing your valuable physical assets, increasing and protecting the value of your assets and transitioning your family’s generational wealth.
An advertising agency owner for 30 years, Cody Lowry is the King of Schmooze. He set up a meeting with the President of The United States in one week, got a baseball signed by the Pope, carried the Torch in the Olympic Torch Relay, and was gifted a Super Bowl Ring by one of the […]
Kirk Bowman is a professor and previously was the founder of a nonprofit in Fiji that helps small Fijian coastal communities. Jon Wilcox is a founder and former CEO of the California Republic Bank. And theTerm Chair of Global Development & Identity and Global Politics in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the […]