Olympic Swimming Champion
Dara Torres is arguably the fastest female swimmer in America. She entered her first international swimming competition at age 14 and competed in her first Olympic Games a few years later in 1984.
Musician, Author, Compelling Unifier, Klan Whisperer, and Award-winning Conflict Navigator
“I inspire people to create conversations that ignite change and improve relationships.”
- Daryl Davis
Three-time Olympian, Olympic Gold Medalist, Healthy Lifestyle Advocate and Gymnastics Academy Owner
Professional Fun For Your Next Meeting or Event
Before receiving the prestigious College Instructor of the Year Award, Dr. Jermaine worked in corporate America for IBM, Keebler Cookies, and Frito-Lay in the areas of sales and marketing, leadership development, and employee engagement. Now, he is an award-winning Professor of Communication Studies at Century College, best-selling author, and an international speaker. Dr. Jermaine has authored and co-authored 10 books including, Get Up Off Your Butt and Do It NOW, Leading with Greatness, the Women's Quote Journal Series, and Be Diversity Competent.
Former professor who left the university to start her private consulting practice, Dr. Verna empowers her clients to ACTIVATE and LEVERAGE their personal power in life and the workplace. Her signature work focuses on the power of people and the four kinds of people who can change your life. She specializes in employee engagement, leadership, managing change, cross-cultural communications, and facilitating racism conversations. Dr. Verna is a TEDTalk speaker known for ENERGIZING and engaging her audiences and clients with her positive and contagious energy. Dr. Verna wants you to become more confident, energized, motivated, innovative, and productive.
Former CEO of Lawson Software and XRS Corporation, Author
Jay Coughlan has been a CEO, a keynote speaker, and a mentor to aspiring business leaders. He is also a convicted felon, and has spent time in prison. During this dark part of his life, he began developing a framework for dealing with the troubles that life inevitably brings.
Former Major League pitcher, Olympic gold medalist and motivational speaker
Jim Abbott's unique life has been an inspiration to audiences across the country. From his stellar high school and collegiate athletic career to the Olympics to his professional career in Major League Baseball, Jim's story is one of triumph over adversity, encouragement, and dreams fulfilled. Born missing his right hand, Jim learned to view his disability as an opportunity and worked to achieve extraordinary success as an athlete.
Chion NFL Quarterback and Sports Commentator
Since former NLF quarterback and Hall of Famer Jim Kelly retired from football, he has overcome incredible odds, surviving cancer, a plane crash and the loss of his nine-year-old son. He continues to leave a legacy off the field with his passion for giving back.