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Sally Baskey is a humorist and motivational speaker whose message is how to use humor to get through life. Her book, "Laughter, My Drug of Choice", shares her philosophy of using a sense of humor to deal with change.
Jeanne Sexson has been a national healthcare speaker and author for over 26 years. She has had the honor of speaking at national, state and regional conferences including AHCA, numerous state associations and for individual disciplines (administrators, nursing, social service, activities and dietary). She speaks on issues which have a direct impact on leadership effectiveness and/or personal development.
American Healthcare Magazine called Dr. Bob Basso, “Healthcare’s number one fun-motivator trainer.” Bob is the president of Light Management Associates and has keynoted over 350 medical and healthcare conventions around the world. He has trained over 100 hospital and clinics in pulling teams together to do more with less and win in this new reductionist healthcare environment in which we all work. He knows our pride and he knows our pain.
Dr. Ken Mayland is President of ClearView Economics,a firm specializing in economic research and forecasting. Ken was previously the Chief Economist of two major financial institutions (First Pennsylvania Bank and KeyCorp). Graduating with degrees in economics from MIT (undergraduate) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.A. and Ph.D.), he has spent more than thirty years studying the business cycle and providing economic analyses to a variety of constituencies.
Kelly Swanson is an award-winning storyteller, motivational and keynote speaker, corporate comedian, and the author of “Who Hijacked My Fairy Tale? - How to Hang on to Humor When Live Doesn't Go the Way You Planned”. Kelly creates outrageously funny, motivating, educational, and empowering programs and shows for corporations, associations, non-profits, conferences, and general audiences, that teach stress relief, change management, healthy workplace attitudes, customer service, stronger teams and how to become unforgettable sales people.
Donna Cutting is an expert at audience interaction. Drawing on her experience as a stage actress and her passion for her topics, she delivers her content with her trademark enthusiasm and theatrical style. She’s known for her Keynote Theater style presentations, turning her audience members into the stars of the show with her signature "Celebrity Experience" by making them the stars of her show.
V.J. Smith is the author of the book, "The Richest Man in Town". He is a motivational keynote speaker and a two time finalist in Toastmaster's International "World Championship of Public Speaking." Drawing on his lifetime experiences, Smith peppers his talks with anecdotes and personal stories to illustrate key points. He feels he is better equipped to be a storyteller, not a preacher.
Gary W. Moore is the author of "Playing with the Enemy" currently being made into a film starring Oscar-winning talent. The film cast includes Gary's son, Toby Moore, who will play Gary's father. The film and the book is about Gene Moore, a baseball prodigy who lost his dream of becoming a major league ballplayer to war and injury, but overcame heartbreak and adversity to become a successful businessman and father. Gary's father taught him so much but hid his baseball career from Gary until the day before he suddenly passed away from a heart attack. It is often said that we are the product of all our experiences- Gary's honest portrayal of his father reminds us about the importance of communication.
Considered one of the most dynamic, “high octane” speakers in America. Harvey Alston has been a full-time speaker since 1989. He has spoken to millions of people throughout the United States who have benefited not only from his knowledge, but also from the wisdom that Harvey Alston brings to the finish line.
In 1984, after completing college, Bruce moved his family back to Libby, Montana and joined Vincent Logging as business manager. Vincent Logging, a small family owned business, was started by Bruce’s father in 1968. Bruce is a third generation logger- and he's also a speaker on the environment and agriculture.
For comedienne Jan McInnis, life is full of “funny business.” She – and the audiences who continually rate her act “hilarious” – wouldn’t have it any other way. Inspired by fifteen years of working 9 to 5, Jan has created a unique niche for what she calls “cubicle comedy:” cornering the corporate convention market with her popular appearances at conferences, training sessions, employee retreats and banquets held by such companies and organizations as Lockheed Martin, Kaiser Permanente, the Atlanta Federal Reserve, MIX Radio, Women in Film & Video, MCI, Greater Washington Society of Association Executives, and The Mushroom Institute.
Comedian Russ Stolnack is well known by his nick name Russ T. Nailz. After years as radio morning man and TV news reporter Russ is back on the air using his nick name again. Russ T. Nailz is a correspondent for the FOX Business Channel and co-hosts “The Big Show”, a nationally syndicated money talk radio show, with partner Bob “Sully” Sullivan.
Productivity matters: Laura Stack presents high-energy, high-content keynotes, breakouts, and training seminars on how Leave the Office Earlier® with Maximum Results in Minimum Time™. Laura shows leaders how to improve profitability by increasing staff productivity without increasing salary expense.
Jack McCall helps businesses and individuals perform more effectively in a world marked by constant pressure and accelerated change. His insights are penetrating and his style is refreshingly entertaining. Jack's skill for getting to the heart of the matter is uncanny. His humor is crisp and clean and he never creates laughter at the expense of his audience. He brings to the platform a wealth of experience from a career in which he has been many things; including a Disc Jockey, Licensed Livestock Auctioneer, and Financial Services Professional. Upon completing his Bachelors Degree in Animal Science at the University of Tennessee, he began his career as a livestock market manager for Tennessee Livestock Producers, an affiliate of the Tennessee Farm Bureau. In 1978 he spearheaded electronic marketing research for the Tennessee and U. S. Departments of Agriculture.
Damian Mason has been a professional speaker, corporate event entertainer, and author since 1994. Damian's career in entertainment began in southern California, when he won a Halloween contest dressed as Bill Clinton. Within months, he resigned his position as sales representative for Cooper Industries, a Fortune 500 company.
LaDonna Gatlin believes one defining moment can redefine our lives. She knows firsthand that we can’t live someone else’s dream…that in order to be our personal best, we must find our own voice and “sing our own song.”
Trained in improvisational comedy, Scott Friedman's quick wit and provocative material instill an upbeat, fresh approach toward work, relationships, and life. His specialty is making audiences laugh while providing practical, real-life information. Scott is two-time past president of NSA/CO and served as the National Speakers Association's National President 2004-2005.
Ron Feingold is fast becoming a much talked about corporate performer. In one of the most unique shows around, Ron combines stand-up comedy and a cappella music singing ALL of the back-up and lead vocals HIMSELF! His instruments are his voice and Ron's voice has been heard at 100's of events over the past 16 years.
Charles Petty is a funny, educational and inspirational professional speaker. He has the rare ability to package profound, life-changing truths in humor. He has a soft southern accent and uses original humor that is never off-color.
Laughing Matters. It Really Does. How important is laughter? Well, they say laughter is the best medicine. But they also say laughter is contagious. Hmmm. Comedian Tim Cavanagh may not shed any light on this apparent contradiction, but he's sure to make people laugh. Imagine your co-workers, clients and bosses getting together and laughing. Therapeutic? You bet!
In 1986, Tim formed a company designed to provide professional presentations, integrated with your corporate message, to the international business community. Thoughts and ideas are exchanged in a dynamic display of interactive communication. Your corporate message is persuasively delivered with each magical moment.