Patricia Russell-McCloud is a "visual speaking experience". Her over 20-years on the lecture circuit has catapulted her into being one of the nation's best. Her speaking style is engaging, highly substantive, well researched, pertinent, entertaining, and applicable to her audiences whether public or private sector. She is distinguished and distinct. Her style is classified as "big, broad and animated” leaving her audiences anxious for more.
Baby Boomer Lynne Lancaster is one of today's foremost cultural translators. An expert on the generations, she is co-founder of BridgeWorks, a company that advises leaders, managers, and employees on how to conduct business more successfully by bridging generation gaps at work and in the marketplace.
Sondra Thiederman is one of the nation's leading experts on workplace diversity, cross-cultural business, and bias reduction. As President of Cross-Cultural Communications, a San Diego-based training firm, Sondra has 25 years experience as a speaker, trainer, and author helping professionals in Fortune 500 companies, public sector organizations, and dozens of associations find ways to successfully navigate our increasingly diverse workplaces.
Kelly McDonald was ranked #1 on the list of "26 Hot Speakers" by Successful Meetings magazine. Kelly is a marketing and advertising expert with 20 years of ad agency experience, on both the General Market and Latino sides of the business. She worked in top positions for several global ad agencies, including Young & Rubicam, TBWA Chiat/Day and Temerlin McClain before making the move to Latino advertising and marketing.
Bertice Berry is an inspirational diversity and education keynote speaker. No one defies stereotypes, generalizations or cliches more than Dr. Bertice Berry. Growing up poor in Wilmington, Delaware, the sixth of seven children, Bertice was told by a high school teacher that she was "not college material". Fortunately, there was another teacher who believed that she was destined for more. Berry applied to several schools without any idea how she would pay the tuition if she were accepted. The day her application arrived at Jacksonville University in Florida, a wealthy benefactor called the Admissions Department looking for a potential student "who could swim if they had the right backing," and might sink without it.