• Alan Derek UtleyAlan Derek Utley
    Alan is a Human Resources Director, Leadership Coach, and University Instructor in Management. His passion is in helping leaders be better leaders, and in helping people achieve career success. When he’s not doing that, he is spending time with family, watching movies, attending theater, sipping wine, or playing softball. Connect with Alan at LinkedIN, his personal website, and on Twitter.
  • Andrew CravenhoAndrew Cravenho
    Andrew Cravenho is the CEO of CBAC LLC & Factor Auction. As a serial entrepreneur, Andrew focuses on helping both small and medium sized businesses take control of their cash flow. Prior to CBAC, Andrew founded an annuity financing company relieving tort victims of financial hardship.
  • Angie ChaplinAngie Chaplin
    Live. Love. Laugh. Learn. Lead. First and foremost, I am a “Mompreneur, ” and owner/president of Angie Chaplin Leadership Partners LLC. We equip and strengthen leaders, businesses and organizations to achieve their personal bests through practical, research-based products and services delivered with charisma, compassion and competence. Connect with Angie through her LeadChange Profile.
  • Becky RobinsonBecky Robinson
    Becky Robinson is the founder and CEO of Weaving Influence. Becky wants to help people build their online presence and influence, while making social media involvement accessible and do-able for time-starved professionals and business owners. Weaving Influence offers consulting, coaching, training, implementation, content creation, and speaking services.
  • Beth MillerBeth Miller
    Beth Armknecht Miller is CEO of Executive Velocity, a talent and leadership development advisory firm. Beth is also a Vistage Chair. She is a graduate of Babson College and Harvard Business School’s OPM program. Beth is certified in Myers Briggs, Hogan, and Business DNA and is a Certified Managerial Coach. Her expertise has made her a sought-after speaker, and she has been featured in numerous industry blogs and publications. Beth’s latest book on executive leadership, “Are You Talent Obsessed? Unlocking the secrets to a workplace team of raving high performers” was released in 2014. Read Beth’s blog at Executive-Velocity.com.
  • Bill BenoistBill Benoist
    Bill Benoist is Vice President of Information Services for one of the nation's largest commercial real estate companies. He is also a certified professional coach specializing in career and leadership strategies. Bill holds a BS in Management, an MA in Leadership, and is an active member with the International Coaching Federation.
  • Bill FoxBill Fox
    Bill Fox helps people and organizations take a higher perspective to expand their awareness to create new possibilities. He brings an authentic and energetic presence that triggers people and organizations to co-create more fully in an emergent field. He helps to ignite a generative cycle of more truth, open heartedness, and innovation. He is founder of Higher Perspective Tools, Fox High Perspective, and 5 Minutes to Process Improvement Success. Connect with Bill at his member profile, LinkedIn or Twitter @BillFoxStrategy.
  • Bill TreasurerBill Treasurer
    Bill Treasurer, Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting and former U.S. High Diver, wants leaders to be a part of opening doors of opportunities for others to thrive, achieve, and lead. Bill is also the author of the internationally bestselling book, Courage Goes to Work, and Courageous Leadership: Using Courage to Transform the Workplace. Bill is donating 100% of the proceeds of his new book, Leaders Open Doors, to charities that serve children with special needs.
  • Brian SooyBrian Sooy
    Brian Sooy is the founder and design director of Aespire, a design and marketing communications agency that works with non-profits, foundations, and other meaningful causes. He's also the author of Raise Your Voice: A Cause Manifesto, a designer's approach to advancing your cause.
  • Candace MeyerCandace Meyer
    Candace Meyer is a freelance writer at au.essayontime.com and a graduate student who is presently taking her master's degree in Communication Arts. Feel free to visit her blog Sweet Candace and know more about her works.
  • Chad BalthropChad Balthrop
    Husband, father and Executive Pastor at Owasso’s First Baptist Church. As co-owner and director of Interactive Solutions he led the video production team for the largest student camp in the United States. He is the author of Everyday People: The Divine Story of God's Relentless Affection for You. Connect with Chad via his LeadChange Profile, or on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, or his blog.
  • Chery GegelmanChery Gegelman
    Chery is a speaker, consultant, author and a first-time expat that is passionate about helping people and organizations grow. She deeply believes that most of the answers organizations and communities are seeking are lying dormant inside of their employees and customers waiting to be discovered. Her personal experiences of leading system-wide changes from the middle and the edge of organizations just add exclamation points to her passion. Chery is quick to point out that any wisdom or understanding she brings come from failures and successes, wise mentors, the people she worked with, and the underserved grace of her Heavenly Father. ~
  • Chip BellChip Bell
    Chip R. Bell is a renowned keynote speaker, consultant and author of several national best selling books. His newest book is The 9 1/2 Principles of Innovative Service. He can be reached at www.chipbell.com.
  • Chris WhiteheadChris Whitehead
    I am a teamwork and leadership blogger for CaptusR.com. I often work and write in conjunction with my dad Dr. Gordon Whitehead (www.captus5.com.). We specialize in authentic leadership development and teambuilding. Check us out at www,captusr.com.
  • Chris ZauchaChris Zaucha
    Chris is a former Chairman of the ICCIFP and currently the Financial Manager at Food Export – USA Northeast. He also provides private business consulting and accounting services through his company, CFO Insights, LLC and hosts a blog, www.cfoinsights.net, where you can gain insights into time management, volunteering, leadership, and more. Connect on his LeadChange Profile or Twitter too.
  • Christina HaxtonChristina Haxton
    Christina combines psychology with humor and brain science to enable newly promoted executives to harness the power of their potential to become authentic and sustainable leaders who motivate, understand and develop themselves and others to create built-to-last people-driven organizations. Connect with Christina on her LeadChange profile, Twitter, LinkedIn or her blog. Also, check out Lessons from the T.R.A.I.L: The Art & Science of Exceptional Leadership on Christina's website!
  • Claudio MorelliClaudio Morelli
    Claudio is a retired Superintendent/CEO of the Burnaby School District in British Columbia and the Wellspring Academy Advisor for the Wellspring Foundation for Education in Kigali Rwanda. As a parent, as an experienced facilitator and educator for over 30 plus years, he uses his personal and professional learning and experience to enhance and extend trust by demonstrating authenticity, integrity and caring in all relationships. Claudio is dedicated to service, leadership and building community. Visit Claudio's blog Building Servant Hearts at www.buildingservanthearts and on Twitter @CDMorelli.
  • Cynthia KivlandCynthia Kivland
    Cynthia Kivland, Owner and President of Smart2Smarter.com has over twenty five years of accomplished experience, as a coach, coach educator, consultant and trainer for very smart leaders and the teams they lead. She is author of Smart2Smarter- How Emotional and Social Connections Bring Humanity Into the Workplace and she's also a co-founder and President of Workplace Coach Institute and a board certified coach, Master Career Counselor and Certified Leadership and Talent Management Coach.In addition to her website and her book above, you can connect with Cynthia on LinkedIn and Twitter (@WCICoach) too!
  • Dan RockwellDan Rockwell
    Dan Rockwell is the Leadership Freak. He is a blogger and leader of a local nonprofit. He regularly consults with organizations and authors on ways to extend their reach and expand their influence using social media. He teaches people how to escalate engagement and create sustainable online communities. Connect with him on his Lead Change Profile, Leadership Freak blog, or LinkedIn or @Leadershipfreak on Twitter.
  • Dana TheusDana Theus
    Dana Theus is President & CEO of InPowerConsulting Inc. - Dana is a research-based advocate for talent innovation and women’s leadership change initiatives that produce business results. Her articles are featured and syndicated today on InPower Women, Smartblog/Smartbrief on Leadership, The Glass Hammer and Success in the City and she’s gained warm receptions as a trainer to leadership teams and motivational speaker to women’s groups. Contact Dana, view her speaker’s bio and follow her on LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter.
  • David M. DyeDavid M. Dye
    David works with leaders, managers, and supervisors who want to get more done, build teams that care, and achieve results. He is a leadership speaker, consultant and coach as well as the the founder and President of Trailblaze, Inc. Connect with David via his Lead Change member profile, his website and blog, LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.
  • Deborah CostelloDeborah Costello
    Deborah Costello is a teacher and the Mathematics Department Chair at Trinity Preparatory School in Winter Park, Florida. She also serves as a consultant for the College Board. Her passions include leadership, mathematics, education, service, and triathlons. She's also a co-author of The Character Based Leader: Instigating a Leadership Revolution... One Person at a Time.
  • Deborah L. ParkerDeborah L. Parker
    Deborah is Principal and Founder of the DPJ Training Group, which specializes in client result focused seminars on leadership, 360 assessment, diversity and communications for public and private sector audiences. She's also authored 2 books, Navigating Life’s Roadways: Stories of Insight from My Odyssey and Inspiration for Your Journey, and Life is A Review: Observations and Collections of My Passages Through the Times, released in June 2012. You can connect with her on her Member Profile, Amazon page, website, LinkedIn or Facebook.
  • Deborah Mills-ScofieldDeborah Mills-Scofield
    Deb Mills-Scofield has her own consultancy helping organizations create and implement highly actionable, adaptable, measurable, and profitable innovation-based strategic plans. Deb also is a Partner at Glengary LLC, an early-stage Venture Capital firm in Cleveland, Ohio. Deb has 20+ years of experience in strategic planning, execution and innovation with manufacturing, service and high-technology companies from large global companies to early-stage. She has also been involved in several carve-outs and start-ups, including her own. Find deb on twitter@dscofield or on her website.
  • Deborah WipfDeborah Wipf
    Deborah Wipf is the President & Founder of Velocity Management Group, a company dedicated to helping the leaders of non-profits with the business side of running an organization. She loves ministry, big vision, details, project plans and organization. Combining these passions into becoming a “business coach for churches, ministries and non-profits” is how Deborah seeks to serve God and help people. Connect with Deborah at www.velocitymanagementgroup.com, on Facebook, or on Twitter.
  • Dennis ReinaDennis Reina
    Drs. Dennis and Michelle Reina are co-founders of Reina, A Trust Building Consultancy and co-authors of Trust & Betrayal in the Workplace and Rebuilding Trust in the Workplace. Their clients include American Express, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, MillerCoors, the US Army, Harvard, Yale, and Walt Disney World. Their best-selling business book Trust and Betrayal in the Workplace won a 2007 Nautilus Book Award and a 2008 Axiom Business Book Award.
  • Diana FaisonDiana Faison
    DIANA FAISON is an expert in the fields of leadership training, executive coaching and strategic planning, with a focus on the field of women’s leadership. She is a partner at Flynn Heath Holt Leadership, a consultancy and talent development firm that works to advance women’s careers to top levels.Faison is passionate about developing the next generation of leaders. She is often described as a high-energy and engaging speaker and trainer, a motivator and change agent.
  • Diane PetersonDiane Peterson
    Diane Peterson is a blogger and conference speaker on leadership and management techniques. She contributes to several blogs including DegreeJungle.com a resource helping people get back into college programs.
  • Don MaruskaDon Maruska
    Don Maruska is founder and CEO of three Silicon Valley companies, venture investor, and recipient of the National Innovators Award. A Master Certified Coach, he focuses on helping leaders and teams cultivate success in their organizations. Don has appeared on radio and television, and delivers keynote speeches and workshops across the country and abroad. He's also co-author of Take Charge of Your Talent with Jay Perry.
  • Don ShapiroDon Shapiro
    For the last 26 years, Don Shapiro has been President of First Concepts Consultants, Inc. a management and marketing consulting firm. As Revenue Detectives, the firm has helped organizations in 30 different industries to increase their rate of growth and market share. Don specializes in decision making by employees, managers, executives and how to influence the decisions of prospective customers. He is also writing a book about following our inner wisdom to make choices titled “Life Is A Fork In The Road.” http://www.facebook.com/lifeisaforkintheroad. View Don's LeadChange member profile, or Twitter:@DonShapiro1.
  • Dr. Ross WirthDr. Ross Wirth
    Strategic Planning & Organizational Change Consultant - - 30+ years working in strategic and operational planning, often leading organizational change initiatives. Past Dean of the College of Business at Franklin University. Now working to help organizations prepare and implement strategic plans and develop leaders at all levels.
  • Erin SchreyerErin Schreyer
    Erin Schreyer is President of Sagestone Partners, specializing in Leadership and Talent Management. Erin is a certified Coach, as well as a certified Strengths Trainer. Her focus is on helping leaders - even great ones! - maximize the impact they have on people as well s business results. Connect with Erin via Sagestone's website, her blog, LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook. or reach out to her directly at eschreyer@sagestone-partners.com
  • Eunisse De LeonEunisse De Leon
    Eunisse De Leon is a writer aiming to help businesses become successful through strengthening the team behind it. She's also interested in Asian culture, music, and animal welfare.
  • Georgia FeisteGeorgia Feiste
    Georgia Feiste, President of Collaborative Transitions Coaching, Inc., specializes in Leadership and Career Coaching. Her focus is on helping women executives and leaders grow their character-based leadership and collaboration skills in their career, business and personal life, maximizing results with ease and grace. Connect with Georgia on her website, blog, LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook, or contact her directly at Georgia@CollaborativeTransitions.com
  • Georgina StewartGeorgina Stewart
    Georgina Stewart has worked in the executive search business for a number of years and has been lucky enough to recruit for various international and local organisations. She currently works for Marble Hill Partners, who help provide interim management. Connect with her at her Member Profile.
  • Gershon MaderGershon Mader
    Gershon is the founder of a consulting firm that recognizes a strong leadership that functions successfully with participation, engagement and total alignment and structure within an organization. His book, The Power of Strategic Comittment, offers leaders methods and tools to implement some of his success stories that have worked with other businesses, including Fortune 500 companies. He focuses strongly on having a fully aligned workforce with all employees on the same page working towards a common goal. He also includes case studies and success stories to relate to a broad range of organizations.
  • Glen GaughGlen Gaugh
    Glen is a social worker and supervisor for Youth Villages Specialized Crisis Services in West Tennessee. He leads professionals and volunteers to help families be their best. Connect with Glen on Twitter and Facebook.
  • Heather Coleman-VossHeather Coleman-Voss
    Co-author The Character Based Leader | Career/Social Media Consultant | Speaker | Leadership | Business Services Coordinator @FerndaleMIWorks | Blended Families |
  • Heather GrazHeather Graz
    Heather Graz is the Director of Biophys Ltd, a small but nimble change management organisation in the southwest of the UK. Biophys Ltd partners with organisations to tailor-make solutions that allow these organisations not only to be sustainable, but also to thrive in today's opportunity-rich times of change. They have a strong history of working globally with international clients to convert ideas into pragmatic solutions. You can connect with Heather on her member profile or on herwebsite.
  • James ThomasJames Thomas
    James is an engineer, a multi-discipline project manager, a change agent, a student, and a writer. He is passionate about learning, sharing, being authentic, and always acting with integrity. He is a respectful dissenter in the face of unfair processes and corrosive organizational cultures.Connect with him at Leaders Beyond Hierarchy, LinkedIn, Twitter, or view his Lead Change Profile.
  • Jane PerdueJane Perdue
    Jane founded Braithwaite Innovation Group, a professional development firm dedicated to redefining power, performance, and connection @ the intersection of the art of leadership & the science of business. BIG works with individuals and organizations to create cultures of constructive dissent, respectful irreverence, unrelenting empathy, character-based leadership mavericks, and unparalleled performance. Connect with Jane on her LeadBIG blog, Braithwaite Innovation Group or @thehrgoddess on Twitter.
  • Jason BiggersJason Biggers
    Jason Biggers is a writer and technologist who is passionate about mentoring men to be active servant leaders in their families, churches, and communities. Jason blogs about leadership and writing at jasonbiggers.com. He is also the co-founder of Focal Point Tools, Inc., a company that provides tools and education on personal and professional development. You can also connect with Jason via his member profile and Twitter.
  • Jason MonaghanJason Monaghan
    I work with the Faculty and Staff of The University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business Executive Online Education to develop soft skill sets in leaders of today and tomorrow in the fields of Leadership and Management, Business Administration and Negotiations.
  • Jay PerryJay Perry
    Jay Perry is a Master Certified Coach who helps people to take advantage of business and personal challenges in unique and powerful ways. With a background in professional theatre, Jay approaches his work with a sense of playfulness and a passion for developing creative communities. In addition to coaching and leading workshops, Jay has a personal mission of bringing the benefits of coaching to traditionally underserved and at-risk populations, volunteering his services in jails and prisons.He's also co-author of Take Charge of Your Talent with Don Maruska.
  • Jeff HarmonJeff Harmon
    Jeff Harmon is the president of Brilliance Within Coaching & Consulting which specializes in developing principled, character driven business leaders while helping them translate their strategies into focused, actionable plans that ultimately drive business results and build healthy organizations. Jeff is the author of “The Anatomy of a Principled Leader: A Field Guide to Being the Type of Leader Everyone Dreams of Working for.” Jeff has been developing leaders for nearly 20 years and has led the execution of over 100,000 hours of business strategy for information technology, financial services and non-profit organizations.
  • Jeff OrrJeff Orr
    Jeff Orr is a Leadership Performance Coach, Transformational Speaker, and Author. His passion is to help leaders live out their values and pursue what matters most. Connect with Jeff on his member profile, his website, or Twitter (@ExecCoachJeff).
  • Jennifer OlneyJennifer Olney
    Jennifer is the Founder #bealeader™ and CEO of GingerConsulting. #bealeader™ is a virtual leadership community and multi-author blog dedicated to changing the game and making a difference in the lives of leaders of today and tomorrow by providing education and knowledge base sharing resources by connection leaders from around the world. Jennifer brings over 20 years of marketing and business development management working with organization from Maryland to Silicon Valley in the startup internet and technology space. You can contact Jennifer on Twitter, LinkedIN and GooglePlus.
  • Jennifer V. MillerJennifer V. Miller
    Career Strategist Jennifer V. Miller is a former HR manager and corporate trainer who helps mid-career professionals chart the course for their next big “leap”. A self-described “professional opportunity cultivator”, Jennifer provides one-to-one and small group professional development coaching via her company SkillSource. Connect with Jennifer at The People Equation blog, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook
  • Jessica SandersJessica Sanders
    Jessica Sanders is an avid small business writer touching on topics from social media to telemarketing. She writes for an online resource that gives advice on topics including medical billing software for b2b lead generation resource Resource Nation.
  • Jim HollandJim Holland
    20 years experience in all facets of building and delivering B2B software products and services with a concentration on Application (ALM) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. Connect with Jim on his blog, Twitter or LinkedIn.
  • JoAnn CorleyJoAnn Corley
    JoAnn is the CEO & Founder of The Human Sphere, a holistic talent management consultancy. She considers herself a champion of human potential and deeply believes we need to put the human back in human resource.She has recently launched a mobile learning-training app called The 1% Edge Portable Coach (available on all smartphone platforms), authored several books, conduct professional development workshops through-out North America on such topics as creative & innovative thinking, manager as coach, emotional intelligence, time & organizational management, team collaboration to name a few. She is also a featured guest on radio and on-line publications across the country.You can find JoAnn on her website, Twitter, and Facebook, and Google+.
  • Joe ScherrerJoe Scherrer
    Joe Scherrer @joseph_scherrer helps leaders solve their toughest problems, move their organizations forward, and make their mark. He is the founder and president of The Leadership Crucible, an executive coaching and leadership development company. Get his new ebook here: Essential Wisdom from 80 of History's Greatest Leadership Thinkers.
  • Joel GarfinkleJoel Garfinkle
    JOEL A. GARFINKLE is recognized as one of the top 50 coaches in the U.S. and the author of seven books including Getting Ahead: Three Steps to Take Your Career To the Next Level and 300+ articles on leadership, executive presence and getting ahead at work. View his books and FREE articles at www.garfinkleexecutivecoaching.com and connect with him via his LeadChange member profile. You can also subscribe to his Fulfillment@Work E-mail newsletter and receive the FREE e-book, 40 Proven Strategies to Get Promoted Now!”
  • John BernardJohn Bernard
    Passionate about employee engagement and the elimination of fear. Author of BUSINESS AT THE SPEED OF NOW.Experienced executive (CEO, SVP Operational Excellence, Founder, Chairman), consultant, writer, speaker and outspoken advocate for the elimination of fear.
  • John BossongJohn Bossong
    John is the General Manager of Cumberland International Trucks in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He believes that a lack of passion and influence are two things that keep organizations and individuals from continually improving and living life rather than wandering through it. Connect with John on his member profile, his blog www.johnbossong.com, LinkedIn or Twitter @JohnBossong.
  • John SJohn S
    Relentless desire to be remarkable, a passion for Jesus, a determination to stay courageous, and a commitment to unbound thinking.
  • Jon MertzJon Mertz
    Jon is a vice president of marketing in the healthcare software industry and named one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business by Trust Across America in 2014. His background consists of an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin and working for companies like Deloitte, IBM, and BMC Software. Outside of his professional life, Jon brings together a community to inspire Millennial leaders and close the gap between two generations of leaders. Connect with Jon on Twitter @ThinDifference.
  • Jonathan MossJonathan Moss
    Jonathan is a leader in a Fortune 20 company who devotes his time to coaching, training and developing people inside and outside of his organization. He fuels innovation through open dialogue and "think tank" focus groups. His interests consist of the Psychology and Economics of Human Behavior, Motivational Speaking, Creating and Executing Game Changing Ideas. His passion is helping others breakthrough and overcome obstacles to achieve milestones that they didn't think were possible. Connect with Jonathan on his member profile, website, LinkedIn profile, or Twitter ( @JonathanMoss)
  • Jonena RelthJonena Relth
    Jonena is a self-proclaimed Leadership Evangelist and lives by what she teaches. Anyone who works with her knows that to be part of her team, openness, fairness and integrity are non-negotiable. Jonena shines brightest when leading solutions design efforts for her company and clients. Her successful consulting career with TBD Consulting has been attributed to her efforts of creating solutions that drive the strategic vision and goals of her clients. Recipient of the Joyce Parker Award for outstanding contribution to the field of training and development, Jonena Relth specializes in performance improvement and brings to our clients nearly 35 years’ experience as a business owner of three companies. Her expertise with enterprise-wide systems has been instrumental in helping organizations bridge the connection between system implementation and the associated learning and process adoption required for successful transition from paper to paperless environments. Email me today! or read one of our blogs: Leadership Realities Blog or Healthcare Talent Transformation Blog
  • Josh Allan DykstraJosh Allan Dykstra
    Josh Allan Dykstra is a work revolutionary, author, and speaker. He is a founder of the consulting firm Strengths Doctors where he helps leaders design work environments that don't suck. Connect with him online at joshallan.com.
  • Joshua UebergangJoshua Uebergang
    Teaches social skills and the art of making real friends. Sign up to his newsletter for more free articles and guides at towerofpower.com.au
  • Julie Winkle GiulioniJulie Winkle Giulioni
    Julie Winkle Giulioni has spent the past 25 years improving performance through learning. She consults with organizations to develop and deploy innovative instructional designs and training worldwide. Her book, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go (co-authored with Beverly Kaye), is an Amazon bestseller. Learn more about Julie’s consulting, speaking, and blog at juliewinklegiulioni.com
  • Kaity NakagoshiKaity Nakagoshi
    Kaity Nakagoshi is a Floridian by birth, but a snow bunny at heart. She works for the University Alliance, in partnership with the University of Notre Dame’s online certificate program. Her role in the marketing department has allowed her to express herself as a writer, gain useful knowledge, and expand her professional network. Connect with Kaity on her Lead Change Profile, or LinkedIn or Twitter (@Kaity_fl)
  • Karin HurtKarin Hurt
    Karin hurt is CEO of Let's Grow Leaders, a leadership consulting firm focused on helping companies achieve transformational results by building rock-solid frontline leadership teams.She has a diverse background of executive leadership experience in sales, customer service, call centers, human resources, merger integration, training and leadership development-- the last 20 years of which have been with Verizon.She most recently served as Executive Director of the Strategic Partnership Channel at Verizon Wireless where she transformed customer service outsourcing, working with companies and call centers to build great customer experiences and strong cultures. Her high-trust, high-collaboration approach has led to substantial improvement across the portfolio, with centers performing at parity or above internal centers.Prior to that she led a large Verizon Wireless sales team (2000+) leading the Nation in store sales to the Small and Medium business space. Her book, Overcoming an Imperfect Boss: A Practical Guide To Building a Better Relationship With Your Boss is available on Amazon. Karin has an BA in Communication from Wake Forest University, an MA from Towson University in Organizational Communication, and additional graduate work at the University of Maryland, where she taught communications classes.She was recently recognized as one of the top 100 thought leaders in Trusted Business Behavior by Trust Across America and as Multiplier of the Year by the Wiseman Group.Karin lives in Baltimore with her husband and two sons. She knows the long road of the marathon runner and the joy of good song, all of which inform her leadership.
  • Kate Nasser, The People-Skills Coach™Kate Nasser, The People-Skills Coach™
    Kate Nasser, The People-Skills Coach™, delivers coaching, consulting, training, and keynotes on leading change, employee engagement, teamwork, and customer service experience. She turns interaction obstacles into business success. Kate is a smart, energetic practical change agent that inspires all to go further for themselves and others. Connect with Kate on KateNasser.com, the Smart SenseAbilities™ Blog or her LeadChange Profile, Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.
  • Kristina LacidaKristina Lacida
    Kristina is the Head Writer at Your Effective Leadership in the Phillipines. You can connect with Kristina on her website, or on LinkedIn.
  • Kristy SmithKristy Smith
    Kristy contributes her first Leadership Aha moment to the day she almost lost her marbles! A new role in a foreign country with little spoken word to rely on, she was exhausted, defeated, and just wanted to give up and go home! In a last attempt, Kristy began managing her team with pictures. The transformation was instantaneous. Not only was productivity at an all-time high but for the first time her team was smiling. It was through this experience Kristy learned both the power of leading and how greatly people need to be lead, boundless of language, culture, gender, or age. Couple that with a never ending thirst for personal growth and development, Kristy has continued leading teams throughout the world by implementing four basic principles: provide the tools, routinize the plan, empower decision making, offer unlimited support. Kristy currently functions as the Director of Social Responsibility for a consumer goods manufacturer who supplies to the world’s top retailers. Connect with Kristy on Linkedin or her Lead Change Profile page.
  • Leigh SteereLeigh Steere
    Co-founder, Managing People Better, LLC—a management research firm/think tank. Professional kettle-stirrer. Writer. Curriculum developer. Connect with Leigh on her LeadChange profile, website, or Twitter and check out the Managing People Better assessment where you can get some feedback on your management style and help with a research project.
  • Linda FreemanLinda Freeman
    About Linda FreemanLinda is the Executive Director of the Peacemaker Family Center at Trinity Church. She is also the author of the book THRIVE!: An Interactive Journal to Inspire Spiritual Growth. Linda is committed to bringing positive change to her community. Connect with Linda via her member profile, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, or her blog, The THRIVE! Journal
  • Lisa KohnLisa Kohn
  • Lisa PetrilliLisa Petrilli
    Lisa Petrilli is Chief Executive Officer of C-Level Strategies, Inc. and is passionate about visionary leadership. She empowers C-suite executives and emerging leaders to create clear, compelling, inspiring visions for their companies and teams in order to transform them and grow them exponentially. She works with CEO Connection as Chief Relationship Officer, and is the Chief Operating and Marketing Officer for the To Be a Woman global platform. She is the author of the new eBook, "The Introvert’s Guide to Success in Business and Leadership," which can be found at www.TheIntrovertsGuide.net, and of her Visionary Leadership blog at www.LisaPetrilli.com. She is Co-Founder and Co-Host of #LeadershipChat every Tuesday evening at 8:00 pm Eastern Time on Twitter, and would love to see you there! Hire and connect with Lisa via LeadChange, website, LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.
  • Lyn BoyerLyn Boyer
    Lyn is an author, speaker and leadership coach. Her focus is Affective Leadership™ — expanding possibilities though effective use of mind, body, emotion and language. Her most recent book is Connect: Affective Leadership for Effective Results. In a previous life she was a school and district administrator. Connect with her on LynBoyer.net, her member profile, or Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter.
  • Mandy VavrinakMandy Vavrinak
    Integrated marketing, PR and social media pro. Trying to lead my family and my clients effectively and for the greater good. I believe in leading from wherever you are planted and in sharing what I know. Mandy owns Crossroads Communications and blogs at http://MandyVavrinak.com
  • Mark MillerMark Miller
    Mark Miller is a business leader, best-selling author and communicator.Mark began writing about a decade ago. He teamed up with Ken Blanchard, co-author of The One Minute Manager to write The Secret : What Great Leaders Know and Do. Today, almost 400,000 copies of The Secret are in print, and it has been translated into more than 20 languages.In addition to his writing, Mark loves speaking to leaders. Over the years, he’s traveled extensively around the world teaching for numerous international organizations. His theme is always the same: encouraging and equipping leaders. His topics include leadership, creativity, team building, and more.
  • Mark OakesMark Oakes
    Husband, Father, CEO, and Triathlete. Passionate about Character-based Leadership and Innovation
  • Mary C SchaeferMary C Schaefer
    As a coach, trainer and consultant, Mary Schaefer's expertise is in helping managers and employees conquer their dread about difficult conversations, to go into them feeling equipped and confident. Personally and professionally, Mary's mission is to create work cultures where organizations and human beings can both thrive. Mary is a former HR manager, holds a Master's degree in HR and is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR). She is co-author of the book, "The Character-Based Leader." You can follow Mary on Twitter (@MarySchaefer) or join her email list at bit.ly/mary-list
  • Mary PrescottMary Prescott
    Mary Prescott is working as a community manager at WorkZone – A web-based project management software company. She is @MaryP_WZ on Twitter. When she’s not working, you’ll find her reading fiction or hiking with her dog.
  • Matthew T. FritzMatthew T. Fritz
    Matthew T Fritz is a leader and mentor in the field of complex organizational change, emotional intelligence, and organization strategy. A successful DoD senior-acquisition program manager and test leader, Matt has earned documented success in the areas of test and evaluation, assessment, technology development and flight operations. He has specialized experience in cost, schedule and performance management and is an active duty Field-Grade Officer with command-experience in the United States Air Force. Matt is also a certified acquisition professional, as well as a certified Emotional Intelligence Trainer/Practitioner. He and his wife, Stacy, enjoy life with their daughter and son in California.
  • Meghan M. BiroMeghan M. Biro
    Meghan M. Biro, founder of TalentCulture, is a serial entrepreneur and globally recognized expert in talent acquisition, creative personal and corporate branding. Connect with Meghan on her LeadChange profile, website, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
  • Michael FriesenMichael Friesen
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  • Teri AulphTeri Aulph
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