Adam Wallschlaeger is the owner of Direct Link Consulting, a company he started in 2013 with the goal of training business and job seekers on using LinkedIn to accomplish their goals. As a social media trainer, he has worked with companies to help them grow their brand and create lead generation processes. For the past 3 years he has taught classes at the Minnesota Workforce Center on using LinkedIn for job search and speaks regularly around the Twin Cities at other job seeker groups.
He has been married for 8 years to his wife Katie and has 2 sons, Caleb 5 and Jackson 2. He’s also an endurance athlete, recently completing his first Ironman triathlon as well as his 4th consecutive Twin Cities Marathon. One of his keys to success is reading every book he can get his hands on.
Ben Martinez helps people through change to integrate technology with human resource, talent acquisition, marketing and organization development practices to solve business problems and get results.
Also knows coffee well...
Ben Martinez is the Founder and CEO of Sumato Coffee Co. - Reimaging coffee in the workplace, HR Tech entrepreneur, blogger and podcast host, Secret Tech Sauce with Ben Martinez.
Since 1999 Ben Martinez has successfully worked in various HR leadership roles around the US and Mexico for Fortune 500 companies (specifically Pepsi, Sears, Honeywell, and Energizer Holdings Inc.). Currently consulting with early-stage tech companies.
Strong promoter of technology to enhance HR administrative systems and help people stay better connected. He believes everyone can be a marketer and enjoys helping people in business become more profitable and more successful in their lives. Typically does his meetings over his freshly roasted quality coffee.
Jessica Moorhouse is an award-winning personal finance blogger, speaker and host of the popular Mo’ Money Podcast, who regularly shares helpful money tips with major news outlets and magazines as a go-to millennial money expert.
Focusing on building her community offline (in addition to online), Jessica founded the Millennial Money Meetup in 2016 to promote financial literacy amongst millennials in her city of Toronto. Aside from being passionate about personal finance, she’s also a fitness & balance advocate, having launched her first e-course with fitness coach Jaclyn Phillips, the Rich & Fit Bootcamp, in June 2017.
Jason Middleton says basically, I've been telling stories via journalism since I was a freshman in college. Besides my present show, I've been an exec at NBC, ran LA.com and have built editorial teams for basically all media platforms.
I'm also a co-creator of a daughter, Margot, who is the apple of my eye.
Here's my show's site.
Tom Evans is an author of 14 books, the creator of mindfulness-based time management and one of the most popular meditation guides on the Insight Timer app.
He is an ex-BBC TV engineer and serial entrepreneur who discovered meditation in his mid-40s after his second stressful business exit. He has never stepped foot in an ashram but has discovered many practical ways we can use mindfulness meditation both personally and in business. As well as reducing stress and anxiety, we can use it to change the speed of time by changing the speed and nature of our mind, how to get customers to find us and to have ideas quite literally off the top of our heads.
Lillian Ogbogoh is a passionate storyteller, show host, speaker, Panel host and published author who believes that owning one’s own story is powerful. She created, her first online chat show called Waking Passions in 2009, which she produced and hosted for 3 years on two different online platforms. The central focus of the show was to connect and interview coaches, trainers, and changemakers who were using their passions to change the world one person at a time.
Her current show Shine Out Loud Show, focuses on Shining the light on the incredible men and women in the Black, Asian and Mixed Ethnic communities who are changing the landscape with their diverse creative talents
In her time, Lillian has spoken internationally at various women conferences and has been a coach and trainer around the area of women empowerment and self-mastery. With the goal that women are consistently asking for what they desire and want from their personal to public lives.
on Twitter @Lillianogbogoh
Sam Steen: I am an Irish Radio Presenter and have been working in Luxembourg for 6 years with Ara City Radio. I present the 'Freshly Squeezed' Breakfast Show Mon - Friday from 6.00am - 9.00am. During this time, the audience has increased, our content has become more interactive, and we have gained many new sponsors.
Almost all of the content is created and produced by me. As well as presenting the show, I create the features, produce the jingles and adverts, choose the playlist, cue the adverts & music, book the guests, deal with venues and labels to organise interviews with artists, edit the interviews, deal with sponsors to create features that show off their product and also give us fun content with decent prizes for our listeners. I update our social media and contact any prize-winners or listener who has been in contact with us and sort through all of calls, texts and emails as they come in throughout the show.
I am also a freelance DJ and music journalist (print), and host of the ACR Tour Tales Podcast.
Contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
Ira S Wolfe has emerged as one of HR’s most visionary thinkers in managing the convergence of the tired, the wired, and technology. Described as a “Millennial trapped in a Baby Boomer body,” Ira is a TEDx Speaker and President of Success Performance Solutions, a company that provides a portfolio of employee assessments as well as recruitment software and consulting. He is a prolific blogger, contributing writer, podcaster, and author. His first book The Perfect Labor Storm launched him onto the national stage which was followed by Geeks, Geezers, and Googlization. His 2016 TEDx Talk Make Change Work for You became the inspiration for his latest book Recruiting in the Age of Googlization: When the Shift Hits Your Plan. He writes frequently for Forbes, CornerstoneOnDemand’s ReWork, Huffington Post, Lehigh Valley Business Journal, Business2BusinessMagazine, and several regional and industry business journals. He has appeared in INC Magazine, Fast Company, American Express OPEN, Business Week, NFIB, Inc., Intuit Small Business and Fox Business.
Alissa Daire Nelson is regularly featured on television news segments, inside major blogs and publications, and on podcasts from all over the globe.
She's an accomplished Success Coach, Speaker, host of the Maximize Your Strengths podcast, as well as published Author of the hot new book; From Frustrated to Frickin' Awesome: 4 Steps to Achieve the Success You're Wired For.
But more than anything else she's an exceedingly proud wife and mother of two, who loves helping others discover how to make their businesses and relationships thrive in harmony.
Alissa's Top 5 StrengthsFinder Themes
2) Woo (winning others over) 3) Positivity
Mary Nichols (DJ Fusion) of the FuseBox Radio Broadcast is a U.S. mixshow and events DJ whose main musical focus in the Black Music/Urban Music Genre (Hip-Hop, Reggae, Funk, Jazz, Soul/R&B, House, Disco, Dance, Rock, World Music, etc.) on the independent & mainstream level.
The syndicated FuseBox Radio Broadcast was founded by DJ Fusion while she was an undergraduate student at the Rutgers University - New Brunswick campus in 1998 at Rutgers University Radio.
Along with co-host, fellow mix DJ and business partner Ausar Ra Black Hawk (who came on as a part of the show in 2004), the weekly radio show & podcast exists to bring the Balance Back to Black Radio with having a strong focus on bringing a diverse mix of independent and mainstream Black Music (Hip-Hop, Soul, Jazz, Reggae, Rock, Funk, House & more from all over the world along with relevant commentary, news and guest interviews to the international listening masses.
From its original roots, the FuseBox Radio Broadcast has spread to over 25+ website, FM & internet radio stations and podcast distribution channels (most of which are tracked via RadioWave Monitor, Mediaguide & SoundExchange) as of August 2017 (listed at http://bit.ly/
Listeners can subscribe FREE to receive the syndicated FuseBox Radio Broadcast's weekly episodes via podcast and music streaming services like iTunes, Stitcher Radio, TuneIn Radio, AudioSear.ch, Podcast Addict & more!
DJ Fusion has opened for & been on performance lineups with diverse musical acts throughout the years such as Run The Jewels, Ludacris, Juicy J, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Smif N Wessun, Action Bronson, Killer Mike, Taalam Acey, Uptown XO and more!
The FuseBox Radio Broadcast family has DJ-ed at the following events, venues and locations over the years:
Mary Nichols also engages in freelance photography and writing for various print & web music and cultural publications and has been a part of various seminars & music conferences as a knowledgeable expert panelist & speaker on the Independent Music Industry at the following events:
The business FuseBox Media LLC was founded by DJ Fusion & Jon Judah in the mid-2000s to expand with other media extensions like the official syndicated FuseBox Radio Blog, BlackRadioIsBack.com and FuseBox Radio Photography (http://www.
For More Information: www.FuseBoxRadio.
Dr. Noah Kaufman (42) is more than just the local Ninjadoc celeb from American Ninja Warrior, he is a practicing emergency room physician for UC Health, the channel 9 KUSA Denver medical expert, frequent radio guest expert, a 25+ year rock climber and a local business owner who co-founded the Wolfpack Ninjas brand. Noah is dedicated to making the world happier and healthier and has joined forces with all the top Ninjas to tackle the epidemics of childhood obesity and diabetes. He lives and plays in Northern Colorado with his wife (also a physician) May and 6 year old boy, Zun.
Mark Greene, an incurable automotive enthusiast grew up in La Jolla, California enjoying the automotive culture in SoCal and dawn patrol surf sessions in the Pacific Ocean. He spent his first 11 years after college as a Creative Director and Account Executive in the San Diego advertising agency Warner Design.
Mark then joined the startup company Griot’s Garage and spent 22+ years helping build that company by being in charge of their branding, marketing, and merchandising. Mark raced vintage cars with SOVREN for 12 years driving a Lotus 18 and Lola T290 Sports Racer. He is a member of numerous automotive clubs, writes a weekly blog, and has participated in numerous tours and rallies. He then left Griot’s as their President and started Cars Yeah.
Cars Yeah is the creative brainchild of Mark Greene. It is a brand that includes a website and podcast where you can listen to interviews with Inspiring Automotive EnthusiastsTM. Successful people in the automotive industry who have wrapped their passion for cars into their careers and lives. The Cars Yeah website provides a platform where listeners can enjoy over 850 luminaries and key players in the automotive industry.
The Cars Yeah mantra is Inspiring Automotive EnthusiastsTM and the guests are truly inspiring people. The five-day-a-week show concentrates on self-made entrepreneurial success stories that have struggled, persevered and prevailed. The show resonates with honesty and inspiration that the common automotive enthusiasts can identify with. You can find the shows at the Cars Yeah website and on iTunes, Apple Podcast, Google Play, and Stitcher Radio. Mark and Cars Yeah can also be found on all social platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Linkedin.
Brittanie Campbell-Turner is a construction management professional, fully committed to achieving the highest possible standards of service in the industry.
Brittanie has been servicing the engineering and construction management industry for 10+ years having specialized in project controls and schedule management. She's is currently a Project Management Consultant at Mace, and is always researching ways to positively impact the construction industry by implementing best practices and innovative ideas through The Constructrr Podcast at www.Constructrr.com
Carl O Helvie, R.N., Dr.P.H. is a registered nurse with a doctorate in Public Health (Johns Hopkins) and over sixty years’ experience as a nurse practitioner, educator, author and researcher. He has published 9 books and chapters in 4 additional ones, and published 40 articles, presented over 55 research papers internationally and 60 papers for lay groups. Some of his books resulted from his development and over 35 years refinement of the Helvie Energy Theory of Nursing and Health that has been used internationally in practice, education and research in 9 countries. During his academic career Helvie received grants up to $800.000 each for his work with homeless and low income populations and other projects. He has been recognized in most major national and international references such as Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Nursing, and Outstanding Educators in America and has two listings in Wikipedia. He received the Distinguished Career Award from the American Public Association in 1999. He was listed in 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading in 2014 and has recently (2015) been nominated for Nurse of the Year Award by Medical News.
In 1974, Dr Helvie was diagnosed with lung cancer and given 6 months to live by traditional medicine. He refused chemo and surgery and choose instead to use a holistic natural approach of treatment including physical, mental and spiritual components based upon concepts he learned in public health, from his research of and used in practice the Edgar Cayce readings and other sources. He has been called a pioneer in the field of Holistic Health and has taught and used this approach since 1970. For the past 9 years he has been host of the Holistic Health Show (radio) where he interviews leaders in alternative, integrative medicine and health who use all or parts of a holistic approach for chronic illnesses and wellness on www.BBSRadio.com and www.HolisticHealthShow.com In 2012 he published a book on lung cancer that included the holistic treatment plan used when he had lung cancer (Amazon #1 Best Seller). He was subsequently interviewed on over 100 radio and television shows. Because of his belief in the value of a holistic approach for staying well and/or regaining wellness and his desire to help others he founded the Carl O Helvie Holistic Cancer Foundation in 2014 at www.HolisticCancerfoundation.com. In 2017 he published a booklet on Reducing Your Risk of Cancer: A Holistic Approach.
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Erin Cell, social media strategist, consultant & speaker who is passionate about helping businesses understand the power of social media. She has helped thousands of business owners, entrepreneurs, and executives improve their online presence while saving them time and money.
Featured on Entrepreneur on Fire, Solopreneur Hour, and other premier podcasts. She is an author for Social Media Examiner, the world’s largest online social media magazine. The mastermind behind Social Media Day Denver bringing together hundreds of business owners and entrepreneurs to learn how social media can propel their business to new heights. She speaks regularly around the Denver area to a variety of groups, including SCORE Denver, Colorado Free University, Polka Dot Powerhouse, Denver Start-Up Week, Author U and more.
Maureen Berkner Boyt is the Founder of The Moxie Exchange and is a driving force for unleashing potential in individuals, teams and organizations. She’s an international speaker and author, hosts the monthly web program Rock Your Moxie and is a leadership and inclusion junkie. Thousands of people around the globe are using tools she created to help them rock their moxie.
Felice Cohen, the grandchild of two Holocaust survivors, is the author of the award-winning book What Papa Told Me, a memoir about her grandfather’s life before, during and after the war. The book has been endorsed by Elie Wiesel and Yad Vashem, translated into Polish, won three honorable mention book awards, and has sold 30,000 copies around the world. Aside from having spoken to thousands about her grandfather, she is featured in two documentaries focusing on grandchildren of survivors. Her newest book, 90 Lessons for Living Large in 90 Square Feet (...or more), won the 2017 New York Book Festival Award for Best How To book, as well as the 2016 Pacific Review Best Self Help book. 90 Lessons is a “want to” guide motivating people to do more of what they love by letting go of extra stuff. The book was inspired by the YouTube video of her 90-square-foot Manhattan studio that went viral with millions of views, gaining media attention across the globe. Felice has been featured on Good Morning America, NBC, CBS, Fox5, Sirius, NPR, Time, Forbes, Globe & Mail, New York Daily News, and the Daily Mail to name a few. She is also featured in a documentary on tiny living. Felice writes the blog Living Large in Any Space and has written for the New York Daily News, amNew York, Metro and others. What enabled Felice to “live large” in that tiny studio is that she has been a professional organizer for over 20 years. Please visit her website www.felicecohen.com.
Mark ‘Ski’ Struczewski is a Next Level Productivity Specialist. He is a productivity and time management consultant, accountability partner, speaker, author, trainer, and workshop facilitator who helps entrepreurs, corporations, small businesses and individuals take their productivity to the next level. He is also the host of The Mark Struczewski Podcast.
Mark is the author of two books, How to Overcome Roadblocks on the Path to Your Success in 2014 and A Succès Fou Life: What It Is And How You Can Live It in 2011.
His passion is to teach people how to become productive and therefore achieve the goals and dreams they want. No matter who you are, what you do, or where you are, anyone can improve their productivity. Mark’s presentations provide audience members with strategies they can use immediately to help them become more productive and to achieve their dreams.
Rob Wilson is a financial advisor, television contributor and new media personality who concentrates his practice on providing advice to and managing financial affairs for successful professional athletes, entertainers and other young professionals. His work providing advice and guidance to prominent young stars has earned him the moniker “Hip Hop’s Financial Advisor.”
In addition to working with multiple platinum selling music artists, Rob has worked with world-class athletes that have collectively signed more than a half of a billion dollars of NFL contracts.
Rob received his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and started his career as a systems analyst at Deloitte Consulting, one of the largest professional services firms in the world. There, Rob provided information technology expertise to clients in the financial services industry such as JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, and the State of New Hampshire.
After being promoted from systems analyst to consultant at Deloitte, Rob decided to augment his skill set by pursuing a Masters degree in business. He received a full fellowship from the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (CGSM) to attend the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon.
While pursuing his MBA, Rob spent time developing his skill set in the investment banking division at National City Bank (Now PNC Bank) and in the private wealth management unit at Merrill Lynch. Rob was awarded his MBA in 2005, and accepted a position in wealth management at Smith Barney where he developed his financial advisory practice for 3 1⁄2 years before launching an independent financial advisory firm with a partner.
In January of 2014, Rob launched his own independent financial advisory firm, Wilson Insight.
Rob shares his advice as a frequent contributor to CNN, CBS, NBC and Fox, and his appearances can be seen on his website at www.robwilson.tv. Rob recently launched a top ranked business podcast in iTunes called MoversAndShakers where he gets notable people to share the secrets of their success.
In service to his community, Rob currently serves on the boards of the Urban Pathways Charter School, and the Allegheny County (Pennsylvania) Authority for Improvements in Municipalities.
Rob was named one of Pittsburgh Magazine’s top “40 Under 40” and was also honored as a young African American “History Maker” in the area of business and finance by the City of Pittsburgh as a part of the city’s Black History Month exhibit. Most recently, Rob was recognized as an “Urban Empowerment Awardee” by the Pittsburgh chapter of the Urban League Young Professionals for his superior commitment to the region in the area of economics, and as one of the “50 Men of Excellence” by the New Pittsburgh Courier.