Mike Appel is an interventionist and the founder of Crisis Case Management. Over two decades ago, he developed The Substance Abuse Diversion Initiative of Lowell (SADIL), a groundbreaking program that encouraged law enforcement officials to divert chemically dependent individuals into treatment modalities instead of jail.
Sarah Birnel is the owner of the Black Sheep chain of coffee shops, a seven-figure business made up of 10 stands in Washington state. A former prisoner, Birnel transformed her life at 22, eventually turning a job at a local coffee stand into a coffee empire. Her other business ventures include real estate and podcasting.
Tony Child is considered the Clark Kent of Personal Development. He’s worked with John Maxwell, Bob Proctor and thousands of executives, high performing entrepreneurs and Olympic athletes.
Kelsey Chittick is a writer, comedian, inspirational speaker and co-creator of the KeepON podcast. Over the past 14 years, she has performed stand-up comedy all over Los Angeles and is a speaker at corporate and fundraising events around the country.
Tim Conn is the President and co-founder of Image One USA, a commercial cleaning franchise that has revolutionized the industry and rains franchisees in all facets of the business—including sales, operations and quality control.
Emilia D’Anzica and Sabina Pons are, respectively, the Managing Director and Principal Consultant of the tech company Growth Molecules.
Katie De Paola is CEO and co-founder of Inner Glow Circle, which has helped thousands of women around the globe start businesses of their own as life coaches. Also a Lyme Disease survivor, she built her business from her bathtub, taking the company from self-funded startup to million-dollar business.
Scott Donnell is the founder of the wellness technology company Hapbee. An investor in and advisor to numerous companies, he has an MBA from Acton University and his first company, Apex Leadership Co, has 115 franchises and serves over three million customers.
Courtney Friel is a news anchor for KTLA-TV in Los Angeles, California. She was the youngest anchor on Fox News and previously covered entertainment for KTTV in Los Angeles as well as other local stations. She has worked as a field reporter for various networks including E!, Oxygen and Comcast, as well as the syndicated program Extra.
Matt George is the CEO of the Children’s Home Association of Illinois and helps raise funds for local nonproﬁts, including Neighborhood House and Crimestoppers. He is also the former Executive Director of the Hult Center for Healthy Living and the former President and CEO of Youth Farm.
Joe Gorga is a real estate developer who stars on The Real Housewives of New Jersey. A motivational speaker, he shares about his experience building his way up from renting apartment buildings and holds events in order to teach others to do the same.
Jaydee Graham is the founder of the Soul Grind community and the Assistant Director of Programming at the non-profit Family Scholar House in Louisville. She's on the Survivors Council of the Attorney General's Office in Kentucky, where she advocates and is a voice for domestic and intimate partner violence survivors.
Bonnie Habyan is a brand expert, digital marketer, strategic collaborator and the Chief Marketing Officer for X-Caliber Capital.
Tamar Hermes is a real estate investor and the founder of Wealth Building Concierge, a company that helps female entrepreneurs scale their wealth through real estate investing.
Arnaud Henneville-Wedholm is an author, business developer and entrepreneur who holds an MBA from the University of Leicester. The CEO of the Swedish technology company challengera.com, he is also a visiting lecturer at various MBA programs.
Paul Johnson is the founder and CEO of Redirect Health who served as the mayor of Phoenix from 1990 to 1994. Johnson serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Arrowhead Health Centers and is a past member of the Board of Directors for the John C. Lincoln Hospital Foundation.
Chris Joseph has started and managed three environmental consulting businesses, launched two fan-funded music record companies and founded a non-profit charitable foundation. He has also dabbled in philanthropy, songwriting and magazine writing.
Daniel Katz is the chairman and CEO of Allegiance and Foodtown supermarkets, which owns and operates 13 supermarkets in New York under the Foodtown, Freshtown and Pathmark banners. During the pandemic, their stores received media acclaim for being among the first to create fast lanes for first responders.
Tom Kirkham is the founder and CEO of IronTech Security & Kirkham.IT, which provides cybersecurity defense systems. Kirkham has received multiple software design awards and founded other acclaimed technology businesses.
Kari Kwinn is a writer and yoga teacher who teaches about boundaries and communication. She has an undergraduate degree in anthropology, a Master’s in Nonprofit Management and focuses on her immersion in both Eastern Philosophy and Western Science.
Daniel Lebensohn is the co-founder of BH3, a leading Florida and New York real estate firm. He has more than 20 years of investment and operational experience and, after graduating from New York Law School, practiced law in NYC for more than 12 years.
Barbara Legere is a writer and contributor to the bestselling book The Epiphanies Project. As an advocate for those suffering from substance abuse disorders, mental health issues and grief, she has been featured in Salon and The Huffington Post.
John Frank Levey is a multiple Emmy award-winning casting director, who's been instrumental to the success of such shows as The West Wing and ER, and is known for launching the careers of everyone from George Clooney to Lucy Liu.
Micah "the Ozonaut" Lowe is the owner of the ozone therapy machine manufacturing company Simply 03 and is considered one of the world's leading experts on ozone therapy.
Mimi MacLean is an entrepreneur and angel investor with an MBA from Columbia University. The founder of a nonprofit and clean beauty advocate, she is also a mother of five. Her podcast, The Badass CEO, features interviews with the world's top female founders and entrepreneurs.
Dr. Silvia Mah, PhD, MBA, is the founding partner of Ad Astra Ventures, the founder of Stella Labs, a founding member of Stella Angels, an Investment Committee member of Next Wave Impact and an angel investor to over 30 startups.
Brian "Beam" Maue is a strategic innovator who solves complex Air Force culture, technology and budget policy challenges. Selected by the Air Force to earn a doctoral degree and teach at the US Air Force Academy, he co-founded and leads AFWERX, which empowers innovators and accelerates technological and cultural agility for the Air Force.
Gene Moran is the Founder and President of Capitol Integration and an active duty Navy Captain as well as a proven Navy Financial Manager, designated Joint Specialty Officer and certified lobbyist. He is the only government relations professional to ever be inducted into the Million Dollar Consulting Hall of Fame.
Carla Moreno is a real estate broker who has been involved in flipping and investing in commercial properties, owning and operating her own business, managing other businesses and buying and selling numerous homes.
Edward Neiger is a managing Partner at ASK LLP who has represented clients in the bankruptcy cases of Lehman Brothers, American Airlines and General Motors as well as Bill De Blasio in his fight to the closure plan of Interfaith Hospital.
Dan Nicholson is the founder of Nth Degree CPA's and multiple other finance, accounting and crypto companies. His 20-week online course, Certified Certainty Advisor, guides entrepreneurs and small business owners through his methods.
Victor Orlovski is a founder of a number of startups in the Fin Tech space, social networking, crowdfunding and sharing economy. He holds an MBA from the University of Warwick and was the Senior Vice President and member of the Executive Board at Sberbank of Russia OJSC from 2008 to 2013.
Emily Lynn Paulson is a writer, speaker, certified professional recovery coach, She Recovers Designated Coach, This Naked Mind Institute Trainee and member of the long-term recovery community. Her company, The Sober Mom Squad, has been featured in The New York Times and on Today, among numerous other outlets.
Nic Peterson is the co-founder of Mastery Mode, a company that helps business owners, consultants and service providers all over the world build systems, operations and decision-making parameters in order to leverage themselves to get more free time and increase profits. Other companies he’s founded include Certainty U, the Certainty App, Relentless Performance and Relentless Dietetics (now Trevor Kashey Nutrition).
Joe Polish is one of the world's most sought-after marketers as well as the founder of Genius Network and Genius X, masterminds that bring people like Tony Robbins and Sir Richard Branson in to speak. He is also the co-host of top-rated business podcasts I Love Marketing and 10X Talks as well as the founder of Genius Recovery.
Darren Prince is a prominent sports and celebrity agent and global advocate for recovery from addiction. The Founder of the Aiming High Foundation, Darren represents Magic Johnson, Dennis Rodman Hulk Hogan, the late Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali and Evel Knievel, among others.
Diana Ragsdale is an artist and mental health advocate who has been featured in The Daily Mail and Today, among numerous other outlets.
Dr. Igor Ryabenkiy is the general partner of AltalR Capital and the managing partner of AltaClub. A "Super Angel" investor, he has 20+ years of investment experience.
Robert Sikes is a ketogenic bodybuilder, the CEO of Keto Brick and Live Savage Apparel and the host of the Keto Savage podcast as well as a speaker and coach. He shares his coaching and nutrition tips on YouTube as well as on his own Live Savage blog.
Nick Terry is the founder of Breath of Life Recovery, a breath work practitioner, an inspirational interventionist, an author and the admissions director at Maui Recovery.
Dr. Patrick Tran is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology who graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley. He's published articles in numerous peer-reviewed journals and delivered presentations nationally.
Shawn Wells is a biochemist, nutritionist, dietitian and globally recognized ingredientologist who has been responsible for producing, inventing and patenting more than 10 novel ingredients that have shifted over $2 billion worth of products.
John Wieland is the CEO of MH Equipment, a Peoria, Illinois-based company that, under his leadership, has grown from a small company of 50 employees into an organization composed of multiple dealerships with over 900+ employees and 33 locations.
Talor Zamir is an expert in mobile marketing, local marketing, Google Adwords and real estate investing. He's the founder of Peak Performance, a supplement company that uses premium ingredients and nutrition to help people live healthy lives.
Susan Zinn is a licensed psychotherapist and certified trauma specialist, has served as a consultant, qualitative researcher and writer, and has been featured in Forbes, LA Parent Magazine, the New York Post and Psych Central, among others.