Lisa Ryan helps her clients develop employee engagement initiatives and strategies that keep their top talent and best clients from becoming someone else’s. She is an award-winning speaker and best-selling author of nine books. With a career including healthcare, executive recruiting, and manufacturing (and yes, she does weld), she easily relates to people at all levels in an organization.
Focusing on strengthening workplace culture, improving employee engagement, and initiating gratitude strategies (“Grategies”) for personal and professional transformation, Lisa’s down-to-earth approach, quick wit, and conversational delivery have proven to be a winning formula for her national and international audiences.
Lisa Ryan costars in two films with other experts including Jack Canfield of “Chicken Soup for the Soul.” She is the Immediate Past-President of the Ohio Chapter of the National Speakers Association and holds an MBA.
Christine is an internationally-renowned keynote speaker and workshop facilitator with a no-nonsense, cut to the chase approach to public speaking, training, and management consulting.
She is the author of six business books including the bestselling, “Wake Up and Smell the Competition.” Another book, “Capture Your Competitors’ Customers and KEEP Them,” sold out the first print run in just two weeks and is still selling strong.
Her presentations, books, and articles provide intriguing case studies, tangible ideas, and valuable take-away information on vital business topics, including dynamic leadership, profit-rich growth strategies, advanced sales strategies, comprehensive service strategies, creating a high-performance culture, and change management.
John is originally from the Pittsburgh area and holds a business degree from Washington & Jefferson College. He moved to south Denver in the early 90’s and married Laura Stack in 1999, at which time he joined her company, The Productivity Pro, Inc., as its Chief Operating Officer. He remained the COO and ran the company until 2015, when he founded the Denver chapter of the Institute for Management Studies (IMS). He then joined LEADERSHIP USA™ as the Regional Director of LEADERSHIP USA™ COLORADO in 2017.
Greg Williams has been an entrepreneur since 1993. Prior to starting his own business, he was an IT consultant. Greg is a business-savvy individual who’s passionate about enhancing the bottom line of others who are business-oriented.
He has served on the regional boards of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, and the Marriott Hotel. He was also appointed by the governor of New Jersey as Chairman of the NJ Development Authority to address the needs of small, minority, and women-owned businesses.
In addition to being identified as one of the 100 most influential people in New Jersey, the U.S. Congress recognized Greg for his efforts in assisting the growth of businesses by bestowing upon him the ‘Businessman of the Year’ award.
Greg is also a speaker, trainer, and author of six books (soon to be seven) on the topics of negotiation strategies and reading body language.
Gregg Fauceglia builds relationships, networks and leaders.
Gregg has been in the business of performance improvement for 20 years with a focus on leadership education. In 2010, Gregg assumed the role of Chairman for a global leadership education firm to establish its presence in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Gregg now brings his industry knowledge and experience building new sales channels, markets, and business relationships to LEADERSHIP USA INC., a new nationwide leadership education resource. Gregg will lead the development of the LEADERSHIP USA region in Raleigh, North Carolina where he has resided since 2004, bringing outstanding instructors to address leaders of our member companies monthly.
Rebecca Morgan is an internationally recognized speaker, trainer, consultant, and bestselling author based in San José, CA. She focuses on leadership implementation – how to enable leaders to apply what they know to be more effective. Most leaders know much more than they apply. Rebecca creates methods to help them implement best practices.
Many recognizable organizations have engaged Rebecca to develop creative solutions to their leadership development situations. These include: Apple, Hewlett-Packard, Adobe, Microsoft, Singapore Airlines, Wells Fargo Bank, New York Life Insurance, ING-Singapore, and Stanford University, and hundreds more.
Her media appearances include 60 Minutes, The Oprah Winfrey Show, 60 Minutes, Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, National Public Radio’s Market Place, USA Today, Singapore’s Straits Times, and the Malaysian Star. Her ideas are so solid, Microsoft retained her as their workplace effectiveness spokesperson. Rebecca’s authored 26 popular books focused on how to be more effective at work, no matter what your role.
Kathy Cooperman is President of KC Leadership Consulting, LLC. Her passion is helping accelerate excellence in leaders to achieve their business strategies.
Kathy brings over 30 years of Leadership Development experience to clients. She coaches executives in a variety of industries across the U.S. and internationally. Her coaching includes developing, emerging, and primarily strategic leaders, focusing on helping align individual, team, and organizational goals. She helps leaders identify their greatest strengths and blind spots to raise self-awareness. She’s certified in many highly-valid leadership assessments. Kathy is an adjunct professor at the University of Denver, teaching graduate-level Business Communications and Presentation Skills.
Kathy holds an M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Southern Illinois University. She completed the Advanced Program in Organization Development and Human Resource Management through Columbia University and the University of Michigan. Kathy is also a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and is a graduate of iPEC Coaching Institute (ELI-MP).
Mike Downing is the President of PCI, Pure Commitment Inc., and founder of Reboot Pure Stress Reduction training.
Since, 1980 Mike has focused on the people side of change and personal development. He designed PCI in a modern and systematic way to help users regain control over their stress.
Mike works with groups large and small and has delivered his program both nationally and internationally. His life goal is to help people overcome and curb the widespread emergence of the vice called “bad stress.” Mike started out with individuals. However, he thought the idea of having corporations benefit from the wealth of what he has to offer would be invaluable, hence the expansion of his program to corporate employees to help increase their output in the workplace. His first-hand experience of stress along with his ability to translate that stress into positive output has made Mike a recognized resource for training and leadership.
Motivated by a passion for success for everyone, Katharine contributes to the field of integrative thinking every day. She helps leaders focus on two opposing perspectives simultaneously: “What is best for the bottom line?” and “What is best for the team?” Using The Halpin Companies’ proven methods, organizations of all sizes have increased the value for their owners and shareholders, their customers, and their industries by solving business problems quickly, strategically and profitably. Katharine is the author of Alignment for Success: Bring out the Best in Yourself, Your Team and Your Organization.
Katharine presents keynote speeches\s and workshops at regional and national conferences and for her client companies. Her seminars and leadership development programs focus on driving results by engaging everyone, narrowing their focus, aligning communications and building transparency at every level, in every interaction. Her proven methods minimize overwhelm and create whitespace on calendars to think and act strategically. She is a facilitator in the areas of innovation, change, and bringing out the best in others.
Since 1985, Katharine has served continuously as a member of various non-profit and professional association global, regional, and local Boards.