Lloyd Palm is the owner/operator of Lloyd L. Palm Construction, the largest gravel pit and rock crushing company in North Central Washington. At the age of 10, he was already a hard working entrepreneur, cutting and selling firewood for $10.00 a cord. Hard work, wise investment, and a positive attitude led him to a successful career as a Washington State General Contractor.
At the age of 75, he is still actively involved in running his business as well as pursuing his hobbies of writing and photography. This past year he was a finalist in the AARP’s 50+ Model Search.
Judi Moreo is the author of the award winning book, “You Are More Than Enough: Every Woman’s Guide to Purpose, Passion and Power” as well as its companion, Achievement Journal. She is a Certified Speaking Professional who has spoken in 28 countries around the world. Less than 10 percent of the speakers in the world hold this highly respected designation.
Jake Naylor is a creative soul with an eye for detail and a passion for making the world a more beautiful place. An accomplished graphic designer and creative director, Jake began his career more than 20 years ago as a freelancer producing marketing materials for special events. Today, his experience runs the creative gamut with clients of all sizes across numerous industries. Jake most enjoys introducing creative designs and completed projects to the clients that dreamt of them. It has been said that if you give him a project to run with, he’ll make it look like a million dollars.
Becky Buckley has been advising clients about creating wealth for thirty years. She is filled with wisdom and money-making secrets that may change your life, and she will guide you to take the actions necessary to meet your financial dreams. She is a Certified Financial Planner (CPF®) and holds the Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ credentials. She is a member of the Financial Planning Association, and the Institute for Certified Divorce Financial Analysts.
Joan Burge is an accomplished author, speaker, coach and corporate trainer. As the founder of Live a BIG Life, she is challenging women from all walks to life to live a fearless, fully functional life! Her fiery trials and lifetime of hard knocks as a daughter, mother, wife, career woman, caregiver, grandmother and business owner provide her a wealth of wisdom that help women succeed and thrive in their professional and personal life.
D’Arcy Burke is an entrepreneur and says she wouldn’t have it any other way. She has done many things: nutrition, owned a commercial design firm and even built and ran an amusement park. She presently lives six months of the year in the beautiful northwestern United States and six months in El Salvador, where she has five beautiful beachfront rental homes and a luxurious bed, breakfast and spa.
Andrea Chestnut is an inspiring author, speaker and owner of Chestnut Unlimited, a performance improvement company offering training, consulting and coaching. Specializing in small to medium size businesses, Chestnut Unlimited helps owners learn and apply the tools to manage what matters most to them.
Deborah Clark is a contributing author to two of the books in the Life Choice series: “Life Choices: Navigating Difficult Paths” and “Life Choices: Putting the Pieces Together.” As a niche professional speaker, Deborah delivers programs that provide value to audiences. Deborah’s Mentor Program works one-on-one with her clients to provide training development and feedback.
JoAnn Corley is Founder, CEO of The Human Sphere™, a consultancy that helps companies increase profits through holistic talent management. She is a seasoned HR, training & development professional, speaker and coach and has conducted thousands of professional development seminars throughout North America on themes such as creativity, management, productivity, emotional intelligence and team collaboration.
Becky Grava Davis is a full-time college professor and pursues her passion for holistic healing by practicing part-time as a certified integrative health coach and Five Tibetan Rites yoga instructor. She is a published author of several health articles for both print and online publications.
Internationally Acclaimed Author, Speaker, Image and Etiquette Expert, Anne Dreyer walks the talk, sharing her dictum ‘Irresistable for the rest of your life’- as she infects her audiences from all over the world with her warm personality and tangible style. Anne believes every person can blossom just where they are planted. She leaves her mark on all who are fortunate enough to hear and meet her.
Jasmine M. Freeman enjoys a fulfilling career as chief executive assistant to the CEO of Office Dynamics where she has the opportunity to support, write for and speak to administrative professionals. Jasmine is the 2014 Vegas Young Professionals Chairwoman of the Advisory Council, Vegas Young Professionals Ambassador Committee Chair and active volunteer at her church.
Gina Geldbach-Hall is an inspirational keynote speaker, author, life coach, and facilitator with 25-years of emergency services experience from EMT and firefighter to battalion chief. Her book, Firegal… Rising from the Ashes, is available on Amazon.com.
She continues to inspire leadership and service and helps others to ignite the flame of empowerment within their lives and work. She is available for coaching and speaking engagements, visit her website at FiregalWisdom.com for more information.
Author, speaker, and serial entrepreneur, Ridgely Goldsborough, has written nine books, produces a column entitled, “A View from the Ridge” and is the creator of Modest to Millions, a program that chronicles the principles of prosperity, success, and wealth accumulation according to successful self-made individuals.
Nancy Haller has developed a practice working within the Medical Community. She is an insurance provider for most of the health insurance companies in Washington and works with MVC and Labor and Industries injury clients. She is a NCBTMB Certified Continuing Education Provider and the author and publisher of the award winning book, “I Don’t Know How Long My Short Term Memory Is… Strategies for People With Brains.”
Susan Haller is the co-author of “Gotcha Covered The Compact Guide to Camouflage Makeup” written with Judith August of www.JudithAugustCosmetics.com Her writing includes a contribution in the original “Life Choices, Navigating Difficult Paths” with Judi Moreo and the musical comedy “A Dead Guy In My Daughter’s Bedroom”, based on a true day in Las Vegas.
Artist, author and retired marketing executive, Carolyn V. Hamilton, is also a returned Peace Corps volunteer and vintage Playboy bunny. Her AA degree in Commercial Art is from Los Angeles Trade Technical College; her B.A. in Liberal Arts from Antioch University. She lives the high life in the Andes of Ecuador.
As a speaker and writer, Kathy Hamilton shares her stories of lessons learned from years of corporate and hard-knock life experience. She brings energy and humor to her presentations while providing valuable tools to improve communication, self-esteem, and perspective on the path to creating your own legacy story. Watch for her book Surviving Cancer from the Waiting Room: A Caregiver’s Journey.
Nicole Hellendoorn founded California Paleo Kitchens, an Orange County, Calif.,-based consulting service that helps people transform their lives through adopting Paleo diet principles. She is also a public speaker and author of the upcoming ebook “Paleo Kitchen Makeover.”
Mélanie Hope is an award-winning speaker, author and personal coach known for blowing the audience’s hair back with her bouncing enthusiasm and wild storytelling. She speaks (and often sings) at conferences worldwide and is the author of several workshops and books, including Get Over It & Get Started and The Sniper’s Guide to Leadership.