Maureen Ennis


Maureen Ennis is a dynamic change leader with a unique blend of expertise in strategic planning, human resources and technology. Maureen has over 20 years of corporate experience, successfully leading large scale business change. She is passionate about helping others invent new practices to make business and life more productive and enjoyable. An engaging speaker, Maureen inspires her audiences to adopt new ways of thinking and working. Maureen is a Certified Behaviors, Values and Attributes Analyst. She also has completed Honeywell’s Black Belt program, the Center for Creative Leadership’s HR Leadership program, and has a BS in Mathematics and Education from Albright College.

Olivia Parr-Rud


Olivia is an internationally recognized expert and bestselling author in Leadership and Business Intelligence, specializing in co-creating adaptability and resilience in organizations. Through the unique blending of her analytic and creative talents, Olivia helps leaders unveil and leverage the innate wisdom and untapped power within their organizations.

Kathleen Cashman


Dynamic, passionate business leader with over 20 years experience in the areas of business growth and people development. Known as the Growth Coach to her coaching clients with measured results that have led hundreds of people living up to their greatest potential. An inspirational keynote speaker on topics that impact people’s lives from the professional development spectrum to the life harmony challenges.

Sylvia Lafair


Sylvia Lafair, PhD, a business leadership and communications expert, and President of CEO – Creative Energy Options, Inc., a global consulting company focused on optimizing workplace relationships. Dr. Lafair’s talents to make the complex simple, has revolutionized the way employees cooperate and teams collaborate. Her award winning book “Don’t Bring It to Work” (Jossey Bass) has been ranked in the top of Amazon’s Best Selling Workplace books.

Leslie Grossman


Leslie Grossman has been a leader and advocate for women's business success for more than 20 years. She is cofounder of Women's Leadership Exchange, and its leadership development program, LEXCI; she is an expert in marketing to women in business; the author of SELLsation: How Companies Can Capture Today's Hottest Market: Women Business Owners and Executives; and was an entrepreneur for 25 years, starting her first business at the age of 25. As owner of a leading NYC marketing/PR firm in the 1990's, Leslie was responsible for the 8-year campaign that brought platinum jewelry back from the dead to become the preferred metal for brides all over the US. Her marketing to women strategy evolved into a focus on business women as a result of her experience as a leader of many women's business associations.

Dr. Jo Anne White


International Author and Speaker, Dr Jo Anne White, is a Certified Professional Coach & Business Consultant, specializing in Innovation & Transformation. For over two decades she’s been teaching the Law of Attraction, using the principles to enrich the lives & businesses of her clients. Known globally as the “Success Doc”, White gets to the heart of what matters most to businesses & people. She’s helped millions of individuals & organizations shape their own dreams, master their own success & triumph in business & life. With 25 years in Education, Administration, Business, Leadership, Research & Energy Medicine, Doc White delivers imaginative & cutting-edge training & seminars tailored to fit each organization.

Andrea March


Andrea March has successfully reinvented herself several times as a woman business owner & leader. She has a background in real estate, selling & designing jewelry for a multi-million dollar family jewelry firm, as well as founding the Investment Expo, which became the largest financial strategies trade show/seminar program in the Northeast & South Florida. In 2001 Andrea co-founded the Women's Leadership Exchange with Leslie Grossman, another experienced woman business owner who shared Andrea’s powerful commitment to women entrepreneurs. Andrea believes this is the fulfillment of her destiny, the culmination of all her previous experience, in business & in life. WLE is a multimedia company - live conferences around the country, a website & virtual resource, which provides the connections & knowledge women need to propel their businesses & careers.

Demitrus Evans


Demitrus Evans is the Executive Manager of the TEIL Firms, LLC. She actively practices business transactional law and litigates. She graduated from Denison University in Granville, Ohio with a double major B.A. in English and African Studies where she was in Who's Who amongst College Students and awarded for her Leadership skills. Demitrus attended law school at the University of Miami in Florida where she obtained a J.D. degree and forcused on the Haitian and Cuban Refugee Crisis as well as Hurricane relief projects. She holds a an LLM (Masters of Laws) degree from The John Marshall School of Law in Chicago, IL in the areas of Business

Jane Perdue


Jane Perdue delights in innovating and inspiring at the intersection of the art of leadership and the science of business. Jane spent 15 years as a Vice President for Fortune 100 telecommunication companies. As she says with a smile, she put her MBA to good use by managing $25m budgets and thousands of employees, creating and implementing strategy, negotiating union contracts and developing leaders. Jane now works as the CEO for Braithwaite Innovation Group, a female-owned professional development and consulting firm dedicated to inspiring people to use their head to manage and their heart to lead. Jane now gives back as a sought after le

Marilyn Edelson


Marilyn is a Leadership and Success coach specializing in working with woman and family-owned businesses, leadership, career development and personal growth. She has been coaching since 1997 and is the author of Values-based Coaching: A Guide for Social Workers and Other Human Service Professionals. Former Managing Director of eWomenNetwork, Boston, she speaks about networking for success to groups such as the Boston Center for Women in Enterprise, and is considered to have "a great mind for business and a big heart."

Lynette Young


Complete bio at : http://www.lynetteyoung.com Lynette Young is founder of Purple Stripe Productions, established 2006. Purple Stripe specializes in social marketing, technology, strategies and implementation services. Lynette brings precision, detail and creative flair to helping organizations define their social media outreach and digital marketing strategies.

Christianna Capra


Christianna E. Capra is Co-Founder of Spring Reins of Hope~Growth, Getting to the Horse of the Matter (EAGALA Model program offering EAP and EAL services to the NJ-NY metro area). Capra has been working with, riding, and competing horses for over 30 years. She holds a BFA in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College which has helped her to coach clients on performance anxiety and authenticity of action/intention. She is author & contributor to stories and excerpted works for Horses with a Mission, History of Horse-Human Bond, and The Care and Well-being of the EAP Horse. Capra co-hosts Animal Matters–Reflections of Ourselves.

Diane DiResta


Diane DiResta is a renowned International speaker, consultant and executive speaking strategist. Her book, Knockout Presentations: How to Deliver Your Message with Power, Punch and Pizzazz, has been called "The Bible of Public Speaking".

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Maria Gamb


As a former Fortune 500 trailblazer, Maria Gamb served for twenty-plus years as an executive in businesses valued at upwards of 100 million dollars. Now, as a Executive Coach and Speaker, she shares her vast business skills and life experience helping executives lead profitable, innovative businesses that provide great value by being powerful, inspiration and effective leaders. Ms. Gamb launched her first book in October 2010 on Amazon “Healing The Corporate World” and quickly became an Amazon Best Seller, sitting amongst an all boys club in the business leadership category. Her passion is to help businesspeople transform their lead

Elke Wunderlich


Elke Wunderlich is the Founder and Chief Executive of TopView Leadership, an international Personal and Professional Development Company. Ms. Wunderlich is a future oriented, accomplished international business executive with 30 years of leadership and management experience in the United States and Europe. Consistently at the leading edge of her profession, she offers a solid history of facilitating significant advancement in leadership competency, effective organizational change, and driving substantial improvements in client productivity, profitability, and efficiency.

Laura Berger


Laura is an Executive Advisor & Founder of The Berdéo Group. She is also Director of Corporate Programs at Tiara—Exceptional Women’s Coaching. Laura is a contributor to The Glass Hammer, a publication designed for women executives in financial services, law and business sponsored by PwC and Goldman Sachs. She also writes the Executive Coaching column for BeInkandescent, the ezine for entrepreneurs and her articles have been featured as top stories in National Association of Women Business Owners. Her ease & zeal for building lasting relationships, acquaintances, & productive introductions between people are her personal trademark.

Liz Ngonzi


I live a life outside of the proverbial box and instead build concentric circles that connect people, ideas, cultures, continents, companies, organizations and technologies to achieve creative and strategic outcomes. I’m a recognized authority on leadership, entrepreneurship, philanthropy and technological innovations advancing international development. Over the last 10 years, through my firm Amazing Taste, I’ve helped major nonprofit organizations, corporations, the media and funders meet their mutually beneficial strategic objectives by identifying their shared relationships and by facilitating ways in which they can creatively and efficiently pursue and meet their common goals.

Joi French


Joi French is the founding CEO and lead designer over In Pirate We Trust. The company holds three divisions; accessories, women's RTW, and men's. She is recognized as a prominent and upcoming designer with a unique business model that has sustained her in what is recognized as lean economic times especially for the retail sector. Her previous business background, retail foundation, and design skills have proved to be a useful combination to propel this design house. In addition to managing and designing, Joi also excercises her expertise in personal style consultations, fashion styling, and contributes lifestyle pieces to magazines.

Beth Levine


SmartMouth Founder and Principal Beth Noymer Levine is a Communications Coach who is emerging as one of the country’s leading voices on how to prepare and deliver speeches and presentations that actually work for both the audience and the speaker. Her coaching raises awareness around the unconscious tendency of speakers to be egocentric versus audience-centric and encourages clients to find their voices and their messages in a simple and logical way. Ms. Levine works with athletes and politicians, as well as with executives and other high-profile leaders.

Tracy Brisson


Tracy Brisson is the Founder and CEO of The Opportunities Project, an organization that specializes in helping young professionals create their own career opportunities quickly and confidently and assists organizations in finding the right talent. Tracy's career advice has appeared in the New York Post and Time Out New York, and on Mashable and The Ladders.

Jan Newcomb


Jan is a coach, consultant and small business owner specializing in business leadership and strategy, organizational effectiveness and career transitions. Her diverse experience includes assignments with Fortune 500 companies, non-profit corporations, and the boards of several professional associations. Individuals and organizations Jan works with learn to improve personal/organizational results by clarifying and focusing on strengths, identifying blind spots, and managing weaknesses effectively. A very versatile coach, her mediation experience and ability to "get to the bottom line" makes her particularly effective working with the conflicting priorities and personalities on executive teams.

Emily Koolen


Strategic HR Management Consultant; Career, Executive and Leadership Coach who specializes in helping her clients put people at the heart of their organizational and business decisions and find their true passion in work. Also teach leadership at the College level and am very, very involved in organizations focused on helping women and children and communities succeed and grow.

Sonia Heywood


Dr. Heywood has over 25 years of operations and strategic management experience. She has held leadership roles through the Vice Presidency level in industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare and Higher Education. Additionally, she is an educator of university level business courses such as Strategy and Operations. She is the Founder and CEO of SMH Associates a Business Consulting Firm. She brings a strong combination of experience and knowledge to every assignment. With a passion for employee satisfaction and continuous process improvement she will assist your company in reinventing itself for sustainable competitive advantage. Dr. Heywood holds an MBA and a DBA in Business Administration. She is a 2008 Leadership Forsyth Alumna.

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Lakesia Johnson


Lakesia D. Johnson teaches at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. She is author of ICONIC: DECODING IMAGES OF THE REVOLUTIONARY BLACK WOMAN published by Baylor University Press. www.revolutionaryblackwomen.com

Laura McMillian


Laura's skills and areas of expertise include interpreting natural patterns using systems analysis and professional coaching. Her title is Executive Coach and Owner at Executive Fulcrum, LLC, which specializes in helping executives get better business results by helping them optimize their interpersonal patterns and ethical practices. She earned her Bacherlor's at Williams College and her Master's in clinical psychology with an emphasis on marriage and family therapy from Pepperdine University After two years of working with therapy clients as an intern at clinical sites, she switched to coaching due to the action-oriented nature of the work. She will have completed her PhD in Organizational Leadership at TCSPP in the spring of 2013.

Claire Charamnac

Claire Charamnac is the co-founder of Women LEAD, the first and only leadership development organization for young women in Kathmandu, Nepal. Women LEAD was founded in 2010 when Claire was a junior at Georgetown University. After graduating from Georgetown in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, Claire became the US Executive Director of Women LEAD, focusing on fundraising, marketing and board development. Women LEAD empowers young women with the skills, support and opportunities to become leaders in their schools and communities. To date, more than 400 promising leaders have graduated from our programs. Women LEAD was selected as Women Deliver’s Top 50 Solutions Delivering for Women and Girls in 2012.

Bernadette Boas


Bernadette Boas is known as a ‘ball of fire’ leadership consultant, speaker, and radio host, who inspires, motivates and equips individuals around the world with the mindset needed to achieve success and prosperity in their career, business and life. Bernadette is the founder of Ball of Fire Inc., a media and entertainment company, as well, Ball of Fire Consulting, a business management and leadership growth company. With what she called her ‘pink slip to freedom’ from a twenty five year corporate career, Bernadette authored her first in a series of books, Shedding the Corporate Bitch, Shifting from Bitch to Rich in Life and Business. The book is her story and apology to the road kill she wreaked havoc on for so many years.
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