Brad Bearden, Founder of The Brad Bearden Agency and formerly Chief Marketing Officer for Frank Kern, Inc. He is widely considered one of the Top 5 social media marketers in the world. In the past 9 years, he has gone from being completely homeless to building four separate 7 figure companies from scratch (without any seed capital or financial investors)
In the past two years, he has directly managed over 52 Million dollars in ad spend on Facebook and Instagram alone.
Brad has been featured on ABC, FOX, CBS, and NBC along with multiple print publications. Currently consults multiple Fortune 100 companies on turning advertising dollars into profit using social media.
He is a man that knows intimately what it’s like to have nothing AND have it all.
Bunny & Taran Ghatrora, sisters and founders of Blume.
Blume is the fastest growing & first ever cohesive line of personal care products for Gen Z girls as they grow through puberty. 60% of women say they feel their self-esteem plummeted when they went through puberty – Blume aims to change this through educational content, community, and environmentally safe and effective products.
Nathan is the co-founder and CEO of FreeeUp.com,
a marketplace that connects businesses with pre-vetted
freelancers in eCommerce, digital marketing, and much
more. Receiving thousands of freelancer applicants each
week, FreeeUp interviews and vets them, takes the top 1%
(based on skill, attitude, and communication), and makes
them available to clients quickly whenever they need
them. On top of being the CEO of FreeeUp, Nathan
regularly appears on leading podcasts, such as
Entrepreneur on Fire, and speaks at live events about
online hiring tactics.
George "Monk" Foreman III is an entrepreneur, boxing trainer and coach, and the son of legendary businessman and former two-time heavyweight champion George Foreman Sr.
In addition to being his father’s business manager for seven years, Foreman III spent his entire youth working at the George Foreman Youth & Community Center, where he not only developed the habit of giving back but also honed his ability to effectively use boxing as a platform to effect change within the community. After earning a degree in kinesiology from Rice University, Foreman III went on to pursue his own professional boxing career in 2009 and finished with a perfect 16-0 record.
In 2013, Foreman III founded a luxury boxing fitness gym called EverybodyFights. In 2018, the company started its national expansion, with over 22 new locations planned to open by 2022.
Foreman III’s mission is to use his background in boxing as a platform to teach the mental laws of fighting to as many people as possible. In 2013 he published his first book The Fighting Spirit, which includes his original 12 “Fight Laws.”
Laura Gassner Otting is a professional motivational keynote speaker and the founder of Limitless Possibility, where she empowers innovators, idealists, and iconoclasts to get “unstuck” in their thinking, push past their limiting beliefs, and achieve extraordinary results. She is turned on by the audacity of The Big Idea and that larger-than-life goal you just can’t seem to shake. She is an instigator, a motivator, and a provocateur, and she has never met a revolution she didn’t like. Laura’s new book Limitless is like a high-energy masterclass and brainstorming session all in one - with actionable tips to transform your vision for your career and to do work with purpose.
Amy Rasdal is a working mom of two kids, ages 15 and 5. She traded her corporate job for consulting 15 years ago and loves it! Now she lives a very blended life with almost no boundaries. She works and plays every day. As the founder of Billable with Baby®, she liberates corporate working mothers by empowering them to build their own successful consulting businesses. She's quick on the mute button and can tell you a foolproof way to do a professional conference call from Disneyland.
Ramona Shaw is a leadership and performance coach. Her mission is to develop high-performing leaders and teams people love to work for. Through coaching and training, she helps new managers establish leadership behaviors, skills, and habits to reach new levels of productivity and impact in their roles.
Jamie Sheils is on a clear mission in this lifetime: deepen relationships and improve education for entrepreneur families. She believes we can put the 18 summers we have with our children higher on our priority list, making memories and strengthening familial bonds. In
her many adventures as a professional educator, entrepreneur, mother, wife, home-school parent and mentor, Jamie has experienced firsthand the challenges that come along with balancing a well-rounded and joyful life. In short, Jamie and her husband Jim are on a mission to revolutionize
family life. They want to help you enjoy your family more than the average parent, balancing success at work with success at home. After all, you only have 18 summers to make memories with your children.
Ken Coleman is a career expert and national radio host of The Ken Coleman Show. Pulling from his own personal struggles, missed opportunities and career successes, Coleman helps people discover what they were born to do and provides practical steps to make their dream job a reality. The Ken Coleman Show is a caller-driven career show that helps listeners who are stuck in a job they hate or searching for something more out of their career.
His new book, The Proximity Principle, just released May 13 and
launching his national radio syndication for the show in June.
Eric Hinman is a health + wellness, fashion, and hospitality entrepreneur and angel investor. Eric is the co-founder of Urban Life Athletics, a fitness facility as well as Original Grain, a healthy-fast-casual restaurant, both of which are based in Syracuse, NY. Eric is also a partner at Fellow Gent, an aspirational new media company for wellness-minded men and The Endurance Squad, an Endurance Coaching Company for competitive endurance athletes. Championing innovative disruptors in the fitness/wellness space, Eric’s portfolio of angel investments include brands such as Ten Thousand, WellWell, Fitner Technologies, and Swerve. Eric is also an investor in Verlaine, an acclaimed restaurant in West Hollywood.
Laura Berens is the Founder & CEO of Love and Fit, host of the Time To Be You podcast, and a business and product development coach for entrepreneurs that sell physical products. She specializes in strategy, increasing sales through social media, influencer marketing and building businesses from the ground up.
Becky Davidson is the Co-founder and President of Rising Above Ministries. Rising Above is a multi-dimensional outreach to families impacted by special needs. After the unexpected death of her husband Jeff in 2017, Becky assumed leadership of their shared ministry and honored his memory by shepherding the completion of his last book, Common Man Extraordinary Call, a field guide and support manual for special needs fathers. In 2018, Becky launched Redefine This Life, a place to encourage women by giving them practical tools to help them reshape and redefine the challenges of life. Becky and her adult son, Jon Alex, live and thrive in the hills of Cookeville, Tennessee.
You can learn more at www.risingaboveministries.org
A two-time USA Today bestselling author, Bryan Cohen loves keeping up with the publishing world through The Sell More Books Show. As the CEO of Best Page Forward, Bryan and his team have written over 2,000 book descriptions. Bryan's books have sold over 100,000 copies.
Robert Glazer is founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners, a top global performance marketing agency. AP has received many awards for both its industry performance and its company culture, and he was honored to be named the #2 ranked small and medium business CEO by Glassdoor last year. He also started Friday Forward, an inspirational newsletter that reaches 100,000 readers each week and is the author of two books, the international best-seller Performance Partnerships and Elevate, which comes out October 1 of this year.
Meggan Wood is the co-founder, designer, and branding maestro behind the leather diaper bag and handbag brand, Lily Jade. It all started when she was a new mom and diaper bag options weren’t available for the woman who valued quality AND organization. As a solution, Meggan carried her leather tote filled with a Ziploc bag “organizational” system. Her friends thought it was hilarious but her husband, Landon, knew she was on to something. Encouraging her vision, Landon asked her to design the diaper bag of her dreams, and friends, that’s how she went from happy homeschool mom to successful business owner in one year!
Erik and Emily Orton are the co-authors of the new memoir Seven at Sea: Why a New York City Family Cast Off Convention for a Life Changing Year on a Sailboat. As the title indicates, they are also the parents of five children.
Sabrina has been obsessed with fashion since the age of 14, when she got her start in the industry as an assistant buyer, working alongside her sister Jaimie, at the local surf shop in their hometown of Boca Raton, FL. Less than a decade later, Sabrina had created a name for herself in the fashion industry as a buyer for Dolce Vita—her dream job—and went on to work with industry-leading brands like Elie Saab and CP Shades. After graduating from New York City’s Fashion Institute of Technology, she began honing her focus to the performance apparel and athletic leisurewear industry, managing accounts for Nesh, Nux, and Prismsport. Still, Sabrina struggled to find sustainably made, domestically produced basics at an affordable price. This gap in the market, combined with a nuanced understanding of what both buyers and customers want, led to the creation of Brooklyn’s first sustainable, domestic, and affordable collection of basics with an athletic edge and unparalleled softness. She called it Softwear.
Matt Walker is the managing director and founder of Matt Walker Adventures. He has 20 plus years of international guiding experience and has a Master’s in Organizational Development. His mission is to help you reconnect with yourself and regain your focus and drive.
A former college dropout turned professional snowboarder, Sean has followed his passions to extreme heights (literally)—from helping a young Shaun White with his homework as the team manager for Burton Snowboards to managing tours for Tony Hawk.
UnHustle: The art of doing less while earning more. That’s Phil Newton’s mission. He wants to introduce a better way of doing things rather than grinding all day every day.
Lydia Fenet serves as the Managing Director and Global Director of Strategic Partnerships at Christie’s. In addition to her role within Christie’s, she has raised over half a billion dollars for over 400 non-profits worldwide as the leading benefit auctioneer in the country. Ms. Fenet has trained all of Christie’s benefit auctioneers for the past seven years, and travels around the country to speak to corporations and groups on “The Art of Selling.” Lydia’s auctioneering achievements have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Vogue, Crain’s, Elle, Vanity Fair, Forbes, WWD, Vogue.com, and WorkingMother.com. The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You is her first book and will be published by Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, in Spring 2019.
You can follow her auctions, antics, and anecdotes on Instagram: @LydiaFenet.
Matt Brauning is a podcast host, a master trainer of NLP, and the best-selling author of a new book The Firebox Principle – The 7 Drives That Fuel Every Entrepreneur. He speaks all over the world From the US to Australia, filmed a movie with Brian Tracy and Bob Proctor, and consults with fortune 100 companies such as U.S. Bank, John McAfee (Founder of McAfee Antivirus), New York Life, The YMCA, and others. Matt is an avid motorcycle rider, church pastor, and rock climber.
Ranked as one of the Global Top 10 most influential Leadership Gurus by Gurus International, Arthur F. Carmazzi has 21 years of experience specializing in psychological approaches to leadership and corporate culture transformation. He is a renowned motivational leadership keynote speaker and trainer in the Asian Region and has advanced Corporate Training with innovative techniques and tools that have been acknowledged by some of the world’s greatest organizations. He is a bestselling author with book titles like: “The 6 Dimensions of Top Achievers”, “The Colored Brain Communication Field Manual”, “Identity Intelligence”, “Lessons from the Monkey King” and “The Psychology of Selecting the RIGHT Employee”.
Wes Moss is the host of Money Matters – one of the nation’s longest running live call-in, investment and personal finance radio show – on News 95-5FM and AM 750 WSB in Atlanta, Georgia. Wes is the Chief Investment Strategist at Capital Investment Advisors (CIA). CIA currently manages more than two billion dollars in client assets. Wes is also a partner at Wela, a digital advisory service that offers free financial management tools and the ability for clients to work online with a financial planner.
In 2017, Barron’s named Wes Moss one of America’s Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors.
Wes has written several books including Starting from Scratch and Make More, Worry Less. His latest book, You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think – The 5 Money Secrets of the Happiest Retirees, has been a consistent bestseller in the retirement planning category.
Bernadette’s entrepreneurial journey began at the age of 26 where she was successfully trading her time for money and found herself overwhelmed and constantly hustling despite how successful she was. After the birth of her first son, she found that her own success had become an anchor. As the demands on her time grew, suddenly she needed a team and to house and manage that team. Bernadette's previous business model was simply unsustainable.
Switching to an online model by packaging her expertise into products and online programs and connecting with customers by teleconference and webinar, she doubled her income.
By 2008, Bernadette had generated a million dollars in online sales and even masterminded personally with Richard Branson.
Find her at www.bernadettedoyle.com