Dashing Dish has a mission: nourishing our bodies and souls, in tandem, through whole foods, simple recipes, and gentle wisdom. A dynamic guide that takes the guesswork out of every aspect of healthy living and makes good choices easy, practical, and fun, Dashing Dish incorporates meal planning, clean-eating recipes, tech-smart grocery lists, product recommendations, workouts, spiritual exercises, personalized coaching, and more into an innovative but intuitive online platform. Founded by passionate health and ministry advocate and author Katie Ferrell, Dashing Dish yokes modern convenience, organization, and wellness knowledge with traditional comfort and values to create a welcoming space that helps women care for themselves and their families. Dashing Dish is always ad-free and community-supported, earning the trust of its thousands-strong readership one delicious meal and soul-affirming devotional at a time.
Tiffany Bluhm wants every woman to recognize, embrace, and pursue the big dreams and beauty born inside of them. The author, blogger, speaker, teacher, podcast host, wife, and mother shares her personal stories of self-value and self-doubt, international adoption, entrepreneurship, marriage, heartbreak, motherhood, and more with an ever-growing audience now numbering in the hundreds of thousands. In addition to reaching readers via her own blog, Tiffany shares her disarmingly perceptive, honest, and frequently funny writing on other popular outlets including ScaryMommy.com, Deeply Rooted Magazine, and more. As co-host of the Why Tho podcast and an in-demand speaker, Tiffany also leads key conversations about modern faith, contemporary women, culture, and so much more. She has penned two books: the acclaimed Bible study Never Alone, released in February 2018, and the upcoming SHE DREAMS: LIVE THE LIFE YOU WERE CREATED FOR, set to hit bookstore virtual and brick-and-mortar shelves in February 2019. Tiffany lives in Tacoma, Washington, with her husband and two young sons.
Lance Essihos is a former high-level hockey player that got knocked off his course and forced to make a change. He moved from Canada to Australia in pursuit of something more and instead it lead him to a life of drinking and partying that he hated. In the course of two years, he lost his brother and his father and he realized he needed to change. Although he managed a top bar in Australia, he spent 2017 not drinking himself.
Now, Lance is on a journey to inspire the best way he can, by sharing stories of his experiences, struggles and most importantly what he has learned along the way and others can learn from it. He is on a new journey in business that has led him to a surprising spiritual journey.
Thane Marcus Ringler is a former professional golfer turned writer, podcaster, and entrepreneur. He is the author of From Here to There: A Quarter-Life Perspective on the Path to Mastery. He also runs a side business called Collaboration Coffee.
After competing for over three years on different tours all over the U.S. and the world, he is now taking the professional athlete's mindset to everyday people in everyday life. Through the Collaboration Business he is building, Thane is coming alongside freelancers, business owners, and fellow entrepreneurs to help them be more efficient and effective in the work they are doing. He ultimately does everything for the purpose of bringing honor and glory to God- Romans 11:36.
Thane and his good friend Adam Setser host a podcast called The Up & Comers. Their mantra is having "intention in the tension" because life is inevitably filled with tensions that we have to live in the midst.
Don Yaeger is a nationally acclaimed inspirational speaker, longtime Associate Editor of Sports Illustrated, and author of over 30 books, eleven of which have become New York Times Best-sellers. He began his career at the San Antonio Light in Texas, and also worked at the Dallas Morning News and the Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville before going to work for Sports Illustrated.
Kerissa Kuis, MBA is an international business consultant, inspirational speaker, spoken word artist, and spiritual teacher. She is the Founder of the University of Wellness, an education company dedicated to creating cutting-edge education, certifications, and services in nine elements of wellness. She is also a business consultant for spiritual entrepreneurs and has clients all over the world. She is the creator of the spiritual brand and podcast “Straight Up Fearless.”
Jeff Gargas is the COO and co-founder of the Teach Better Team (Creators of www.teachbetter.com, The Grid Method, and Teach Further). He works with educators to increase student engagement and improve student success. He also offers 1-on-1 coaching for teachers who have a product or idea they want to share with others to better education.
For two decades, financial advisor, entrepreneur, speaker, author and mother, Emily G. Stroud, has counseled clients on how to handle money, manage risk and plan for their financial future. Stroud is the owner and manager of the investment firm Stroud Financial Management, Inc. She holds an MBA, as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential. Her newest book, “Faithful Finance: 10 Secrets to Move from Fearful Insecurity to Confident Control,” is available now. Emily is a regular contributor to TODAY Parents, the parenting website and online community for “The TODAY Show.” She lives in Fort Worth with her husband and two children. For more information, please visit EmilyGStroud.com.