Greg Amundson on the Spirituality Requirement of Leadership

Greg Amundson is a graduate of Western Theological Seminary (MA Ministry and Leadership) Greg Amundson is among the Nation’s forefront authorities on self-leadership and integrated wellness practices. Greg brings an electric combination of passion, credibility and real-world experience to his lectures on Yoga, CrossFit, Warrior Spirit and God’s Love. Greg’s late father, Dr. Raymond Amundson, was a Doctor of Chiropractic, …

Natalya Cappellini on Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Natalya Cappellini is a start-up founder, real estate investor, TV personality, and owner of a full-service construction company called CURATO Design/Build. She is a licensed general contractor and was recently featured on HGTV’s series BUILD ME UP, and was previously on Animal Planet’s series ANIMAL CRIBS, both of which involve extensive and ambitious renovations on tight schedules for a variety …

John Mackey Explores the Vision, Virtues, & Mindset of Conscious Leadership

John Mackey, co-founder, and CEO of Whole Foods Market has led the natural and organic grocer to a $13 billion Fortune 500 company. With more than 370 stores and 80,000 Team Members in three countries, the company has been named by Fortune magazine as a “Best Company to Work For” for 16 consecutive years and the Number One Most Admired …

Arika Pierce on Bridging the Gap with Millennials

Arika Pierce is both a Millennial Success Strategist and an expert on multigenerational workforces. She is a keynote speaker and author of The Millennial’s Playbook to Adulting which provides the Millennial generation with straightforward guidance and techniques for success as they navigate the transition into life as a working adult. Her second book, Millennials Leading the Way: Proven Habits of …

Greg Knowles Discusses How to Build a Company with an Enduring Legacy

Greg Knowles is the Founder, President, and CEO of ATI Electrical Supply. Greg began his career doing internships with electrical distributors while getting his degree in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M from which he graduated in 1990. After graduation, Greg went to work for two manufacturers where he focused on increasing his product knowledge, and overall understanding of how manufacturers …

Jared Young Explains Why Kindness, Honesty, & Integrity Are His Top Priorities

Jared Young is President and CEO at Employer Advantage, an HR outsourcing firm based in Joplin, Missouri.  Prior to joining EA in 2015, Jared practiced corporate law at a large law firm in Washington, D.C.  He also worked in the healthcare IT industry before attending law school.  Jared holds a BA in Middle East Studies/Arabic from Brigham Young University and …

Michael Higgins on Playing the Long Game in Business & Life

Michael Higgins is a founding partner of MSP Consulting.  Mike has more than 30-years of business consulting experience helping clients increase performance. Mike has extensive experience working with businesses to optimize their non-cash payments across many industries and has presented at banking conferences to help financial institutions improve payment services to business. Prior to MAP Consulting, Mike was a partner …

Justin Maxson on Leading & Thriving as a 3rd-Generation Business Owner

Justin Maxson is the Senior Executive Vice President of NCRI – National Catastrophe Restoration Inc, which is a national property damage restoration contractor. Within a decade, Justin has climbed the corporate ladder to become a successful young executive, focusing his efforts on growth within the organization. He holds certifications and awards from The Construction Infection Control Training Institute, Restoration Consultants, …

Dogged Determination + Servant Mindset = Success: Julie Towner CEO of Towner Communications

Julie Towner is an established entrepreneur with a proven history of scaling companies, by improving business processes, team culture, and brand. Through her dogged negotiation and planning skills learned while she held the position of Production Manager at GAP Inc, overseeing the denim production in the Americas, Julie has found her passion for growing companies through strategic acquisitions. In 2008 …

The Power of Surrounding Yourself With Like-Minded Leaders (Equity Bank Series)

Jon Holzmeister has been in sales leadership for the majority of his career. At age 24, Jon was Unitog’s youngest sales manager managing the Southeast Region, which included Atlanta and Charlotte. After his success at Unitog Jon moved to AngioDynamics, a pre-IPO medical device company where he achieved a growth rate that exceeded 20% annually. In 1999, Jon returned to Kansas City where he became the Vice President …