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					Diverse Speakers and Exciting Topics
Professional  Entertaining  Affordable
                          Topics & Speakers                Cognitive Psychology
Agri-business                 Board Governance
Jerry Carroll                 Bob Harris, CAE              Gabrielle Gabrielli, Ph.D.
                                                           Joel Weintraub
Accelerated Learning          Business Ethics
Dana Callen, Ph.D.                                         Communication
                              Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.      Freddy Davis
Accounting                    Business Performance         Jan Denise
Kaye Kendrick, CPA            Gabrielle Gabrielli, Ph.D.   Beverly Lewis
Ed McMillan, CPA, CAE                                      Joe Martin
                              Business Planning            Paul Peavy, LMHT
Addictions & Prevention       Kaye Kendrick, CPA           Rob Simpson, Ph.D.
Carol Clendinen               Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.      Susan D. Stafford
Suzanne Ebbers, Ph.D.         Don Yaeger                   Joel Weintraub
Administration                                             Lori White
                              Career Management
Dana Callen, Ph.D.            Joe Martin                   Conflict Management
Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.                                    John Grogan
John Stanko, Ph.D.            Change                       Rob Simpson, Ph.D.
                              Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP   Joel Weintraub
Assertiveness Training        Tony Carvajal, CAE, IOM
Anna Johnson                  Freddy Davis                 Customer Service
Susan D. Stafford             Suzanne Ebbers, Ph.D.        Kathleen Burcham
Assesment Techniques          Vincent T. Edwards           Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP
Dana Callen, Ph.D.            Willie Jolley                Carol Clendinen
Suzanne Ebbers, Ph.D.         Paul Peavy, LMHT             Richard Gerson, Ph.D.
                              Rob Simpson, Ph.D.           Willie Jolley
Association Management                                     Kaye Kendrick, CPA
Tony Carvajal, CAE, IOM       Character Development        Beverly Lewis
Bob Harris, CAE               Jan Denise                   Joe Martin
Carroll Lamb, CAE             Burgess Owens                Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.
Ed McMillan, CPA, CAE         Susan Young                  Susan D. Stafford
                                                           Lori White
                             Topics & Speakers
Distance Learning                 Entertainment                     Fitness
Gabrielle Gabrielli, Ph.D.        Jerry Carroll                     Mary Barley
                                  LaDonna Gatlin, CSP               Joel Weintraub
Diversity at Work                 Jane Jenkins Herlong
Yolanda Fairell                   Willie Jolley                     Fundraising
                                                                    John Stanko, Ph.D.
Economics                         Entrepreneurship
Ed McMillan, CPA, CAE             Steve Gordon                      Goal Setting
Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.           Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.           Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP
John Stanko, Ph.D.                                                  Freddy Davis
                                  Etiquette                         Suzanne Ebbers, Ph.D.
Education                         Susan D. Stafford                 John Grogan
Dana Callen, Ph.D.                                                  John Stanko, Ph.D.
Suzanne Ebbers, Ph.D.             Executive Retreats                Susan Young
Vincent T. Edwards                Jan Denise
Gabrielle Gabrielli, Ph.D.        Gabrielle Gabrielli, Ph.D.        Health and Nutrition
Joe Martin                                                          Mary Barley
                                  Family Relations                  Kathleen Burcham
Emotional Intelligence            Jan Denise                        Carol Clendinen
Yolanda Fairell                   LaDonna Gatlin, CSP               Beverly Lewis
Gabrielle Gabrielli, Ph.D.        Paul Peavy, LMHT                  Joel Weintraub
Joel Weintraub                    Charles Petty, Ph.D., CSP, CPAE
                                  Rob Simpson, Ph.D.                Hiring Strategies
Employee Retention                Lori White                        Joe Martin
Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP        Susan Young                       Susan Young
Bill Krizner
Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.           Financial                         History
Susan Young                       Kaye Kendrick, CPA                Shelburn Wilkes
Joel Weintraub                    Gary Linton
                                  Ed McMillan, CPA, CAE             Human Performance
Lori White                                                          Jan Denise
                                  Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.
                                                                    Gabrielle Gabrielli, Ph.D.
                                                                    Joel Weintraub
                             Topics & Speakers
Humorists                         Labor Issues                 Bob Harris, CAE
Luther Beauchamp                  Bill Krizner                 Beverly Lewis
Jerry Carroll                                                  Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.
Jane Jenkins Herlong              Leadership
Carroll Lamb, CAE                 Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP   Meeting Management
Paul Peavy, LMHT                  Carol Clendinen              John Stanko, Ph.D.
Charles Petty, Ph.D., CSP, CPAE   Jan Denise                   Gabrielle Gabrielli, Ph.D.
Joel Weintraub                    Vincent T. Edwards
Lori White                        Gabrielle Gabrielli, Ph.D.   Mental Health Issues
Shelburn Wilkes                   Richard Gerson, Ph.D.        Carol Clendinen
                                  John Grogan                  Suzanne Ebbers, Ph.D.
Image                                                          Paul Peavy, LMHT
                                  Bob Harris, CAE
Jan Denise                                                     Rob Simpson, Ph.D.
                                  Willie Jolley
Susan D. Stafford
                                  Beverly Lewis                Mentoring
Inspirational                     Joe Martin                   Dana Callen, Ph.D.
Freddy Davis                      Rob Simpson, Ph.D.
Jan Denise                        Susan D. Stafford            Money Management
Vincent T. Edwards                John Stanko, Ph.D.           Kaye Kendrick, CPA
LaDonna Gatlin, CSP               Joel Weintraub               Susan Young
Jane Jenkins Herlong                                           Motivation
Beverly Lewis                     Legal
                                  Luther Beauchamp             Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP
Gary Linton                                                    Dana Callen, Ph.D.
Burgess Owens                     Bill Krizner
                                                               Carol Clendinen
John Stanko, Ph.D.                Lobbying                     Freddy Davis
                                  Bob Harris, CAE              Jan Denise
Instructional Design
                                  Carroll Lamb, CAE, CAE       Vincent T. Edwards
Suzanne Ebbers, Ph.D.
                                                               Yolanda Fairell
Gabrielle Gabrielli, Ph.D.        Management Training          Gabrielle Gabrielli, Ph.D.
International Relations           Tony Carvajal, CAE, IOM      LaDonna Gatlin, CSP, CSP
Susan Stafford                    Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP   Richard Gerson, Ph.D.
                        Topics & Speakers
Motivation con‟t             Suzanne Ebbers, Ph.D.        Protocol
Jane Jenkins Herlong         Richard Gerson, Ph.D.        Susan D. Stafford
Anna Johnson                 Kaye Kendrick, CPA
Willie Jolley                                             Public Relations
Beverly Lewis                Personal Growth              Bob Harris, CAE
Gary Linton                  Mary Barley                  Joe Martin
Joe Martin                   Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP   Susan D. Stafford
Burgess Owens                Tony Carvajal, CAE, IOM      Real Estate
Rob Simpson, Ph.D.           Freddy Davis                 Gary Linton
Lori White                   Jan Denise
Susan Young                  Vincent T. Edwards           Recruitment Strategies
                             Richard Gerson, Ph.D.        Joe Martin
Needs Assessment             Rob Simpson, Ph.D.
Suzanne Ebbers, Ph.D.        Susan Young                  Relationship Skills
                                                          Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP
Networking                   Presentation Skills          Carol Clendinen
Susan D. Stafford            Kathleen Burcham             Freddy Davis
Susan Young                  Freddy Davis                 Jan Denise
Organizational Management                                 Paul Peavy, LMHT
                             Problem Solving
Tony Carvajal, CAE, IOM                                   Charles Petty, Ph.D., CSP, CPAE
                             Suzanne Ebbers, Ph.D.
John Stanko, Ph.D.                                        Rob Simpson, Ph.D.
                             Productivity                 Sales and Marketing
Patriotism
                             Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP   Freddy Davis
Burgess Owens
                             Freddy Davis                 Jan Denise
Shelburn Wilkes
                             Jan Denise                   Richard Gerson, Ph.D.
Performance Improvement      Bob Harris, CAE              Willie Jolley
Mary Barley                  Kaye Kendrick, CPA           Beverly Lewis
Freddy Davis                 Beverly Lewis                Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.
Jan Denise                                                Lori White
                                                          Susan Young
                                 Topics & Speakers
 Sexual Harassment                                   Success Strategies                             Technology/Social Networking
 Bill Krizner                                        Jan Denise                                     Gabrielle Gabrielli, Ph.D.
                                                     Vincent T. Edwards                             Steve Gordon
 Small Business Issues                               Steve Gordon
 Steve Gordon                                                                                       Time Management
                                                     Beverly Lewis
 Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.                                                                            Kathleen Burcham
                                                     Susan Young
                                                                                                    Richard Gerson, Ph.D.
 Sports/Performance                                  Supervisory Skills                             John Stanko, Ph.D.
 Richard Gerson, Ph.D.                               Kathleen Burcham                               Susan Young
 Burgess Owens                                       Richard Gerson, Ph.D.
                                                                                                    Wellness Issues
                                                     Bob Harris, CAE
 Strategic Plannng                                                                                  Mary Barley
 Tony Carvajal, CAE, IOM                             Tax Assessment                                 Linda Cirulli-Burton,APRP
 Bob Harris, CAE                                     Kaye Kendrick, CPA                             Carol Clendinen
 Kaye Kendrick, CPA                                                                                 Jan Denise
 Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.                             Team Building                                  Beverly Lewis
                                                     Tony Carvajal, CAE, IOM
 Stress Management                                   Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP                     Women's Development
 Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP                          Jan Denise                                     Mary Barley
 Mary Barley                                         Richard Gerson, Ph.D.                          Dana Callen, Ph.D.
 Carol Clendinen                                     John Grogan                                    Carol Clendinen
 Jan Denise                                          Willie Jolley                                  Jan Denise
 Yolanda Fairell                                     Paul Peavy, LMHT                               Yolanda Fairell
 Richard Gerson, Ph.D.                               Rob Simpson, Ph.D.                             Anna Johnson
 Beverly Lewis                                       John Stanko, Ph.D.
 Paul Peavy, LMHT                                                                                   Workman's Compensation
                                                     Susan Young
 Rob Simpson, Ph.D.                                                                                 Bill Krizner

                                                                                                    Writing
                                                                                                    Dana Callen, Ph.D.
Please Note: This Bureau can book any speaker or entertainer for your events. Although we have many talented and excellent
speakers for your events, if you would like to inquire about other professional speakers or entertainers, please call our office at
850.656.0025. We will be happy to make arrangements for you!
Mary Barley
                         Getting Fit — From the Inside Out
                          Mary Barley has some mighty fine credentials in the
                     fitness arena. First, she holds several body building titles
                     including, Ms. Southern USA, Ms. Tallahassee and Ms.
                     Daytona Classic. On top of that, she has also been featured
                     as one of the dancers on the nationally televised show Body
                     Electric, was a co-host of the talk show Let’s Do Lunch and
                     was author and producer of the audio series “Getting Fit
                     From the Inside Out.” Mary’s current career is as a personal
                     trainer, fitness consultant, public speaker and educator.
 Topics                   In Mary, you will have one of the most unique speakers
 Fitness             out there today. There are many speakers who can talk
 Personal Growth     about the mind-body-spirit connection but very few can
 Women‟s Development give you a perspective with a focus on the fitness side of
 and more…           things. Mary’s insights will leave you with an understanding
                     of how you can become your very best — from the inside
                     out.
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Luther Beauchamp
                      Laughter’s Chief Counsel
                      Lawyer/Humorist/Author
                          Luther Beauchamp is a rather short guy who uses
                      his size in a hilarious way as a focal point to get across
                      important points for living life well. He tells that when he
                      was born, he was so small that, “his daddy handed out
                      cigar butts.” You will laugh so hard you will find yourself
                      struggling to stay in your chair. A lawyer by profession,
                      Luther works primarily in the areas of estate planning and
                      administration. However, his passion is making people
 Topics               laugh while he sneaks in truths to live by.
 Humorist                 As a member of the National Speakers Association,
 Legal Issues         Luther also presents at conferences and seminars on
 and more…            more serious subjects but he always uses his great sense
                      of humor to powerfully drive home his points through
                      laughter. He says, “Take your job, relationships and other
 Chiefland, Florida
                      responsibilities very seriously but don‟t take yourself too
 $5,000 or under      seriously.”
Kathleen Burcham
                        Free Those Butterflies and
                        Unleash Your Potential
                              Kathleen C. Burcham, R.N, is President of Home
                        Care Network, Inc., a consultation company specializing
                        in training to enhance leadership, management and
                        operations. Kathleen has been a featured speaker at
                        national trade association meetings, for private
                        corporations, hospitals, home care agencies and state
                        and local government agencies. Through her extensive
                        management experience, she has developed training
 Topics                 programs to improve some of the most difficult
 Time Management        management and human resource challenges.
 Customer Service            An accomplished speaker, she has developed fun
 Health Care            and innovative programs to improve public speaking skills
 and more…              for men and women. One of her sessions "Power
                        Speaking Skills for Women," was the most well attended
                        Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, Women‟s Forum
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under        meeting.
Dana Callen, Ph.D.
                        21st Century Education...21st Century Life
                        Dana Callen, Ph.D. offers a powerfully unique
                    perspective on getting your people up to speed. With an
                    emphasis on language, she is able to help you move your
                    people to the next level no matter what their age or
                    educational level. Whether you are looking for accelerated
                    learning skills, advanced language skills or pure motivation,
                    Dana will bring it home. As a professional educator, Dana
                    has served in public school administration, foundation
                    administration and as a university professor. Currently she
  Topics            works as an administrator in a high school and is the CEO of
  Education         her own educational consulting firm, Callen Consulting.
  Mentoring             Dr. Callen feels a special calling for helping women and
  Women's Development   presents such topics as:
  and more…             ▪ The Reinvented Woman, “Ladies” Guide to Changing
                               Beautifully Through the Years.
                        ▪ Women Mentoring Women in the Workplace
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Jerry Carroll
                                 Willow Spring Wildman
                                      Great comedians say comedy is everywhere. Jerry
                                 Carroll found it on his family‟s farm, where he was a farmer
                                 for 20 years before pursuing his life dreams of entertaining
                                 people and making them laugh. Jerry harvests a bumper
                                 crop of high hilarity in his fast-paced, high energy show about
                                 his life and times that includes a distinct southern flair and
                                 accent. Jerry has the ability to tell story after hilarious story in
                                 a way that will have any audience rolling in the isles. Also, if
                                 he has an agri-business audience, he will throw in a little
 Topics                          farm safety into the mix.
 Agri-business                        Jerry has an impressive list of engagements that he has
 Entertainment                   done and gets very high marks from those he has worked
 Humorist                        with. He has opened concerts for people such as Michael
 and more…                       Bolton, Patty Loveless, Lyle Lovett and Larry Gatlin. Jerry
                                 has performed for countless corporations, associations,
                                 conventions, fairs, festivals and comedy clubs. If you are
 Willow Spring, North Carolina   looking for someone to get your folks laughing, Jerry is your
 $5,000 or under                 guy!
Tony Carvajal, CAE, IOM
                        What Problem Do You Want To Solve Today?
                        Team Building * Performance Enhancement * Trust-Building
                        Brainstorming and Creativity Enhancement * Facilitation *
                        Business Plan Development * Keynotes * Organizational
                        Audits * Strategic Visioning * Problem Solving * Board
                        Retreats * Governmental Affairs

                        If you need any of these topics for your next program,
                     Tony Carvajal, CAE, IOM is the person you want. His
 Topics              expertise covers staff and volunteer enhancement, program
 Change              development, planning and implementation, financial
 Management Training administration, marketing, governmental affairs, grassroots
 Personal Growth     management, continuing education, trade show
 Strategic Planning  management, communications, PR and the evolving legal
 Team Building       and market issues organizations face today.
 and more…
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Linda Cirulli-Burton, APRP
                        Linda Talks!
                             Linda Cirulli-Burton‟s exciting background in
                        business, education and the arts has prepared her well
                        for her greatest role ever. As a passionate communicator,
                        she inspires audiences and individuals to be the best
                        they can be under any circumstance! Linda has worked
                        as a public relations director and has the distinction of
                        being an Accredited Public Relations Professional
                        (APRP). Linda was a professional educator with ten
                        years in the classroom. As owner of her own company,
                        now she gives presentations for groups all over the
 Topics                 country.
 Change                      Whether your needs are for a keynote speaker or a
 Customer Service       workshop presenter, your audience will energized with
 Leadership             Linda‟s enthusiasm and energy
 Personal Growth
 and more…
 Gainesville, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Carol Clendinen
                        Dynamic Mental Health & Motivational
                        Speaker
                              Carol Clendinen is an internationally renowned
                        speaker who is recognized for her ability to create a
                        broad, healthy emotional outlook for a variety of
                        audiences.
                              A former intensive care nurse and psychiatric
                        hospital administrator, Carol has over 20 years of
                        experience in the field of physical and emotional
                        wellness. With skill, style and a ready wit, Carol will
 Topics                 captivate your audience through a practical and sensible
 Customer Service       approach to stress management, relationships, love and
 Health and Nutrition   life.
 Relationship Skills          Carol‟s “Bearin‟ Up Programs” include “Putting
 Women‟s Development    People First,” “Customer Satisfaction vs. Customer
 and more…              Service,” “Still the Strangest Secret: We Become Our
                        Attitudes,” “Wellness in the Workplace” and “Leadership
 Leesburg, Florida      with Your Head and Heart.”
 $5,001 - $10,000
Freddy Davis
                        Supercharged! Live on the edge! Hold
                        nothing back! No fear! No regrets!
                            Freddy Davis is on a personal quest to find all of the
                        keys to being supercharged! And, he has a passion for
                        taking others with him. He is pulling out all the stops to
                        make this a reality. Freddy is author of the book,
                        Supercharged! and a host of other motivational books.
                        Freddy is available to share techniques with your group that
                        can powerfully increase productivity. In doing this, he will
 Topics                 give specific supercharged formulas to help improve sales
 Change                 and management teams. You will see actual differences in
 Inspirational          work productivity, attitude and self confidence and your
 Performance            bottom line as these principles are applied.
 Improvement
 Productivity
 and more…
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Jan Denise
                        Only a Self-Esteem Expert Can Make You,
                        Your Team, and Your Business the Best They
                        Can Be
                              Jan Denise is a self-esteem expert and consultant,
                        author of Innately Good: Dispelling the Myth That You’re Not
                        (Health Communications 2008), nationally known "Inside
                        Relationships" columnist represented by Creators
                        Syndicate, and faculty member of Omega Institute (largest
                        holistic training center in North America). Denise delivers
                        scholarly substance with good humor from a heart that's
 Topics                 been there. She points people to their true greatness ... and
 Family Relationships   it's not in the dead-ends commonly used to band-aid self-
 Personal Growth        esteem.
 Relationship Skills          Book Jan Denise for your small group ... and she'll open
 and more…              her private retreat center to you.

 Ocala, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Suzanne Ebbers, Ph.D.
                        Change By Design
                              Suzanne J. Ebbers, Ph.D. is an expert instructional
                        designer and performance improvement consultant. She
                        designed the “Today‟s Tools for Tomorrow‟s Success”
                        institute, a national best practice in behavioral health
                        workforce development.
                             As President/CEO of LuminEssence L.L.C Change By
                        Design, Dr. Sue is an expert in designing “change-ability.”
                        Her Company solves organizational performance problems
                        through motivational design, needs assessment,
 Topics                 instructional design and strategic planning. It also provides
 Change                 tailored research-based “change skills” training to increase
 Instructional Design   flexibility and resilience.
 Needs Assessment             Being a keynote speaker, Sue delivers real-world insight
 Problem Solving        to complicated issues. Companies and organizations around
 and more…              the world consult LuminEssence to improve bottom-line
                        effectiveness and efficiencies.
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Vincent T. Edwards
                        Out In Front
                            Vincent T. Edwards is an expert on what it takes to
                        be “Out In Front.” As a leading motivator and owner of
                        Blessed Enterprise, Vincent uses his God given ability to
                        deliver presentations that use personal experiences and
                        audience participation to motivate people to action.
                        Vincent is an Ordained Elder within the Church of God In
                        Christ and his professional experience includes Human
                        Resources, Financial Services,
                        Management/Supervision, Sales, Training, and Logistics.
                        He actively served in the U.S. Army, is a Veteran of
 Topics
                        Desert Storm and he has over 18 years of experience in
 Inspirational
                        state and federal government as well as private industry.
 Leadership
                            Vincent has developed specific presentations for
 Motivation Skills
                        people of all ages and education — from middle & high
 Success Strategies
                        school students to CEOs of corporations and
 and more…
                        organizations.
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,001 - $10,000
Yolanda Fairell
                        Yolanda Speaks!
                             Yolanda Fairell is a professional speaker and trainer
                        who really engages audiences with her dynamic and
                        energetic presentation style and her contagious sense of
                        humor. Yolanda helps organizations get the most out of
                        their workforce through well-researched, intelligently
                        delivered presentations on Emotional Intelligence, Valuing
                        Diversity and Stress Management. She also offers great
                        keynotes designed to teach audiences how to Self-Sculpt
                        — decide what they want to do or be or have and then go
                        for it!
 Topics                      Yolanda has earned a Master's degree in Sociology and
 Diversity at Work      a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. She is an adjunct
 Emotional Intelligence sociology professor at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical
 Stress Management      University and Tallahassee Community College. She
 and more…              teaches the subjects, The Sociology of Work, The Culture
                        of Human Organizations, Social Problems and the
 Tallahassee, Florida   Introduction to Sociology.
 $5,000 or under
D.M. Gabrielle, Ph.D.
                        Technology Guru, Performance Wizard
                          D.M. Gabrielle, Ph.D. is a cognitive psychologist,
                      author, speaker and educator specializing in human
                      performance technology and instructional systems design.
                      She is CEO of Gabrielle Consulting, Inc. where her niche
                      is using motivational strategies to improve performance.
                      Gabrielle is a former faculty member at Florida State
                      University‟s Learning Systems Institute, where she was the
                      Project Manager for a $6.2 million Department of
                      Homeland Security grant to design and develop training for
                      national port security personnel. She currently teaches
 Topics               Great Decisions in FSU‟s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
 Business Performance and Digital Marketing in the Global Economy at
 Motivation           Tallahassee Community College
 Meeting Management       Gabrielle earned her master‟s in mass communication,
 Technology           media communication and marketing research and her
 and more…            doctorate in educational psychology and learning systems
 Tallahassee, Florida — instructional systems from Florida State University.
 $5,001 - $10,000
LaDonna Gatlin, CSP
                     Motivation with Music, Living From the
                     Inside Out
                          The sister of country music‟s Gatlin Brothers, LaDonna
                     Gatlin, CSP began her career as a member of the family
                     singing group. She realized early on ("after a sincere self-
                     evaluation," she says) that success can be measured in
                     different ways. So, she took a giant leap of faith, chose to
                     follow her heart and sing a different song apart from her
                     brothers. She has spent her entire career empowering
                     audiences to "sing their own song" as well.
                          LaDonna has earned the Certified Speaker Professional
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                     (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association.
 Entertainment
                     She has recorded 4 CDs and is a contributing author to the
 Inspirational
                     best selling book series “Chicken Soup for the Soul.”
 Motivation Skills
                     LaDonna‟s programs focus on topics such as leadership,
 and more…
                     change, family values, ethics and integrity. She inspires us
                     to authentically live life from the inside out—through our
 Plano, Texas
 $5,001 - $10,000    words, our deeds and our actions.
Richard Gerson, Ph.D.
                       How to Succeed in Today’s Economy and
                       Job Market
                            Richard Gerson, Ph.D. is the author of 18 books on
                       marketing, sales, customer service, Customer Relationship
                       Management (CRM), sports & performance psychology and
                       management. He is an internationally renowned consultant
                       specializing in relationship marketing and retention
                       management. As one of the top leaders in the CRM field,
                       Richard helps clients use a variety of innovative and non-
 Topics                traditional marketing, sales and service techniques to
 Customer Service      acquire and retain more profitable customers and more
 Leadership            talented employees.
 Performance                Under Dr. Gerson‟s guidance, organizations see
 Improvement           massive improvement in productivity, increases in sales,
 Sales and Marketing   increased customer satisfaction and retention, increased
 and more…             employee morale, decreased absenteeism and increased
                       ability to perform under pressure.
 Tampa, Florida
 $5,001 - $10,000
Steve Gordon
                         Grow Your Organization Guru
                             Steve Gordon has over 15 years of “in-the-trenches”
                         small business experience. He has been around the small
                         business community for many years, in particular as
                         entrepreneur of his own business for 10 years. Steve
                         believes that a small business “is the biggest force for
                         economic and social change in the world.”
                             Small business, non profit organization or association,
 Topics                  Steve has sage…and tried and true…advice that will help
 Entrepreneurship        your organization grow and flourish. “Putting the Service
 Small Business Issues   Back in „Customer Service‟”…”7 Reasons Why Small
 Success Strategies      Businesses Need Systematic Marketing NOT Branding”
 Technology/Social       …”8Tips to Recession-Proof Your Association”… ”How to
 Networking              Build a Lead-Generating Website”…These are just a few
 and more…               of Steve‟s hands-on training — via workshop, half or
                         whole day seminars or webinars — that will enhance your
                         organization and provide your staff with powerful tools to
 Tallahassee, Florida    bring on success.
 Under $5,000
John Grogan
                         Are You Soaring With The Eagles...
                         Or Grubbing With The Chickens?
                             Published author, speaker and humorist, John Michael
                         Grogan has spoken in every major city in America, Canada,
                         England, Australia and New Zealand. In fact, this laugh
                         merchant has traveled in excess of 100,000 miles just on
                         airport moving walkways! He has delighted hundreds of
                         business groups, sales congresses and association
                         conventions with his inspirational stories and Irish wit.
                             At the invitation of American Motivational Association, he
 Topics                  has spoken to business and sales groups across North
 Conflict Management     America. John has written four books published by
 Goal Setting &          Evergreen Press. His latest book is, Selling Without Selling
 Achievement             Your Soul.
 Leadership                  John is a cancer survivor and his presentations
 Team Building           encourage, entertain, inform and inspire! In the summer of
 and more…               2009 John comes out with his 5th book, Showing Up for
 Mt. Juliet, Tennessee   Your Own Life.
 $5,000 or under
Bob Harris, CAE
                          You want an expert with content and
                          passion? Bob is that expert!
                            Bob Harris, CAE has studied thousands of non-profit
                        organizations to develop best practices for more effective
                        management. He has written several books including
                        “Building an Association Management Company.” Bob
                        teaches association management for Tallahassee
                        Community College and, is on the faculty for the US
                        Chamber of Commerce.
                            He developed a framework for evaluating nonprofit
                        organizations and conducts operating reviews for ASAE.
 Topics                 The Association Self-Auditing Process® has been used by
 Association Management 5,000 organizations. Bob has received the award of lifetime
 Board Governance       achievement, ASAE‟s All-Star Award, and both the
 Strategic Planning     executive and the supplier of the year. He has worked for
 and more…              Hyatt Hotels of Florida for 20+ years. Bob‟s systems have
                        been called the Feng Shui of association management and,
 Tallahassee, Florida   he‟s been called both the Martha Stewart and Dr. Phil of
 $5,001 - $10,000
                        association management.
Jane Jenkins Herlong
                            Honey, Just Be Yourself!
                                “Be yourself” is good advice, regardless of your accent.
                            But, when you hear Jane Jenkins Herlong roll her mother‟s
                            words, you‟ll probably agree that it sounds better in
                            Southern, with a trace of Gullah laced with Charlestonina.
                            That‟s all Jane! And that‟s the point! She‟s Southern. She‟s a
                            dyslexic grammar school “turtle” who earned high honors in
                            college. She‟s a tomboy who went on to win the Miss South
                            Carolina Pageant. She‟s a daughter, wife and mother and
                            she is also a businesswoman, recording artist and
 Topics                     professional speaker.          Truth is, Jane is walking, talking,
 Entertainment              laughing, singing proof that the only way we can ever make
 Humorist                   a significant contribution is to seize upon who we are, then
 Inspirational              be who we are better than anybody else. In Jane‟s
 Motivation Skills          presentations you will hear a rich tapestry of self-
 and more…                  empowerment through heart-warming examples, humorous
                            anecdotes, homespun truths and high-flying songs. You will
 Johnston, South Carolina   be dazzled!
 $5,001 - $10,000
Anna Johnson
                          TV Personality, Motivator & Community
                          Leader
                               Anna Johnson has been a television personality in
                          her community for 35 years. She is best known for her
                          leadership role in community and public relations and is
                          now President of her own company, Riedel & Associates.
                          She has received numerous national and local honors
                          and is a respected leader in the broadcast industry.
                               As a leader in her field, she has produced, written
                          and directed television shows, commercials, public
                          service announcements and special programming. She
 Topics                   is perhaps best known for her interviews with many
 Assertiveness Training   national celebrities and heads of state and is considered
 Motivation               one of the most widely recognized female personalities in
 Women‟s Development      our community.
 and more…

 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Willie Jolley
                      The Achievement Expert!
                      Motivator-Entertainer
                           Willie Jolley is America‟s Leading Motivational Speaker-
                      Singer- Author combination. He is the “Master of Music and
                      Motivation” and, is considered one of America‟s premiere
                      experts on personal and professional development. Willie is
                      the “Speaker with CNN delivery and MTV Pizzazz!” He uses a
                      unique blend of motivation, inspiration, entertainment and
                      information to help people do more, be more and achieve
                      more!
  Topics                   Willie offers a rare combination of great content and
  Change              information, combined with a show-stopping performance that
  Customer Service    is perfect for opening or closing keynotes, after dinner
  Entertainment       programs and corporate celebrations. He also offers “Celebrity
  Leadership          Master of Ceremonies” services. Willie is a seasoned
  and more…           entertainer who is a powerful singer, award-winning speaker,
                      internationally acclaimed author and media personality... All in
  Washington, D.C.    one person! He delivers a “WOW” experience!
  $15,001 - $20,000
Kaye Kendrick, CPA
                        Consulting & Coaching
                        ...helping organizations and individuals get
                        results they never thought possible...
                             Kaye Kendrick, CPA specializes in organizational
                        performance, so you.......
                             Greet your day with enthusiasm.........
                             Engage only Win-Win endeavors.........
                             Pursue excellence.........reach new levels of
                             performance..........
 Topics                      Bridge the gap between where you are and where you
 Assessment                  want to be.........
 Customer Service            Have a high performing organization, while maintaining
 Financial                   purpose and balance in your life.........
 Productivity           Kaye is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal
 and more…              Auditor and Certified Public Manager. Her company,
                        Kaye Kendrick & Associates, is an affiliate of Research
                        Associates Corporation, providing a nation-wide network
 Tallahassee, Florida   of consultants using research-tested facilitation tools.
 $5,000 or under
Bill Krizner
                        Lawsuit Protection...
                        A Must for Every Employer!
                            In it‟s most recent report, the Equal Employment
                        Opportunity Commission reported that employees file over
                        77,000 discrimination charges. What is even more
                        concerning is the average cost to successfully defend against
                        such a claim is nearly one hundred thousand dollars in
                        unrecoverable attorney fees. What is the solution to this kind
                        of problem? Preventive measures!
 Topics                     Bill Krizner is an expert on the detection and prevention
 Employment Law         of problems that haunt employers. His presentations are filled
 Labor Issues           with lots of practical ways that you can take care of problems
 Legal Issues           before they ever happen.
 Sexual Harassment
 Workman's Compensation
 and more…
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Carroll Lamb, CAE
                           Fun, Facts and Ferlosophy
                             Forty-some years of Fun, Facts and Ferlosophy —
                        artfully woven into messages that are filled with
                        “Meaningful Mirth and Motivation!” William Carroll Lamb,
                        CAE is a “Native Floridian” (really!). He has enjoyed an
                        unusually varied career ranging all the way from
                        professional singer to espionage agent. Carroll‟s “down
                        home” speaking style is as versatile as it is unique. He has
                        a special knack of incorporating individuals of your group
                        into his stories. You will be rolling in laughter as he pokes
                        fun at people in your organization.
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                             However, the most important thing of all is there is a
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                        message. The humor is artfully woven into a serious
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                        message that everyone will find powerfully inspirational.
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                        And, when he is through, you will have a package that you
 and more…
                        can take with you.
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Beverly Lewis
                        Smart. Practical. Witty. Honest. Passionate.
                                 Beverly Lewis is a nationally recognized speaker,
                        trainer, success coach and founder of LifePoint. Beverly has
                        provided hundreds of hours of training to associations,
                        businesses, sales people, government agencies and
                        colleges.
                             Beverly‟s newest workshop is The Rainforest Strategy:
                        Unlocking Secrets of Productivity and Performance
                        Enhancement. She has traveled to the rainforest to study the
                        principles imbedded in the most abundant ecosystem on
 Topics                 earth that can revolutionize your career and revitalize your
 Health and Nutrition   life
 Inspirational               Beverly‟s fast-paced workshops are full of examples,
 Productivity           humor and practical tips. Beverly‟s own experience in
 Stress Management      business, her educational background and her training style
 and more…              all make her a professional with a real talent for motivating
                        others toward success.
 Panama City, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Gary Linton
                        Laughing one minute...Crying the next!
                        Incredible power to touch people.
                             You may be laughing one moment and moved to tears
                        the next but you cannot ignore the penetrating truths that
                        Gary Linton shares about his life and living. Gary comes at
                        the speaking profession from two diverse backgrounds. He
                        has been highly successful in the banking industry for many
                        years and is currently a licensed mortgage broker. Gary is
                        also an ordained minister with a deep love and compassion
                        for people.
 Topics                      Gary‟s varied background in the secular and religious
 Financial              worlds give him a special insight into what makes people
 Inspirational          tick. With this insight, he is able to enter right to the heart of
 Motivation Skills      an audience to drive home a point that will make a real
 Real Estate            difference in people‟s lives. To accomplish this, he uses
 and more…              large doses of down-home humor and moving personal
                        stories.
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Joe Martin
                          RealWorld University…“Where success is the
                          only major!”
                             Joe Martin is a nationally renowned speaker, author and
                        professor. Billed as “One of America‟s Top Motivational
                        Professors,” he will light up your audience with information
                        and insight that they will take with them the rest of their lives.
                        Joe has shared the platform with some of America‟s top
                        names such as Travis Smiley (Host of Black Entertainment
                        Television) and David Robinson (San Antonio Spurs). As a
 Topics                 professor, Joe has unique insights he can share about the
 Career Management      tricks to getting hired and successful hiring. You will find his
 Communication          insights on career management profound and his expositions
 Educational Strategies on success strategies nothing short of brilliant.
 Recruitment Strategies      Among his accomplishments, at age 24 Joe was the
 and more…              youngest professor ever hired to teach at an accredited
                        university in the state of Florida. He was selected to Who’s
                        Who Among Business Professionals and, is the president
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under        and founder of his own company, RealWorld University.
Ed McMillan, CPA, CAE
                     You thought accountants were dull?
                     You obviously haven’t met Ed!
                          Ed McMillan, CPA, CAE, is Faculty Chair for Finance
                     for the US Chamber of Commerce. He has written four
                     best-selling financial management books, all of them for
                     not-for-profit organizations. Recognized as one of the
                     foremost presenters and authors in the field of financial
                     management today, Ed offers dynamic presentations on a
                     broad range of topics. He has a unique ability to make his
                     topics interesting, worthwhile and humorous.
 Topics
 Accounting
 Association Management
 Economics
 Financial
 and more…
 Lothian, Maryland
 $5,000 or under
Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D.
                        Dr. Entrepreneur
                             Jerry Osteryoung, Ph.D. is the founding Executive
                        Director of the Jim Moran Institute for Global
                        Entrepreneurship in the College of Business at Florida
                        State University, Director of Entrepreneurship and Small
                        Business Management Program and a Professor of
                        Finance. He has written seven books and over 60
                        articles on the subjects of entrepreneurship and finance.
                             Jerry is very busy advising entrepreneurs throughout
                        the United States and over the last several years has
                        directly assisted over 2,500 entrepreneurs. Additionally,
 Topics
                        he writes a weekly newspaper column on
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                        entrepreneurship and is a recognized authority on small
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                        business and entrepreneurship.
 Financial
 Management Training
 and more…
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Burgess Owens
                              Dream Big
                                   Super Bowl Champion, Burgess Owens, has shown
                              throughout his life a passion for the pursuit of excellence.
                              At the core of his message is optimism that is both
                              inspiring and instructional. As he uplifts our system of
                              government, the freedom and opportunity available
                              because of it, his mantra is embodied in two words…
                              “Dream Big.” Burgess discusses what it takes to win,
                              regardless of ones circumstances, background, color or
                              culture. He encourages all to dream bigger, expect more,
                              risk more, struggle more and win more. A priceless
 Topics                       message from someone who has been there.
 Character Development
 Inspirational
 Patriotic
 Sports
 and more…
 West Chester, Pennsylvania
 $5,001 - $10,000
Paul Peavy, LMHT
                        This Is NOT Your ORDINARY Speaker!
                           Paul Peavy, LMHT is a Licensed Mental Health
                      Therapist, a standup comic and an “Original Story Teller.”
                      These may or may not seem to go together (depending on
                      your perspective) but you can be sure that you will get a
                      lively, enthusiastic and energetic presentation.
                           Paul goes by the philosophy that before you speak, you
                      should listen. His approach is to listen to what is going on in
                      your organization, share his ideas and get feedback before
 Topics               he puts together a presentation that will fit your needs. You
 Change               can be sure that his presentation will not only be funny and
 Family Relationships inspirational but will be relevant to the specific needs of your
 Humorist             group.
 Relationship Skills       Paul‟s enthusiasm and energy have led to an
 and more…            appearance on Disney World‟s 25th Anniversary Video and a
                      place on the National Team Naya Drinking Water‟s “Thirsty
                      for Life” team. Get Paul on your team for an experience with
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
                      this “NOT SO ORDINARY” speaker.
Charles Petty, Ph.D., CSP, CPAE
                           Family Humorist
                                Charles Petty, Ph.D., CSP, CPAE is one of the elite
                           few who has qualified as a Certified Speaking
                           Professional. He is nationally renowned as a top expert in
                           his field and a premier orator. You will leave his
                           presentation laughing but will take a new found and
                           profound knowledge with you that will leave you forever
                           changed.
                                Charles Petty has been a counselor, visiting
                           professor, on the staffs of large corporations in Texas and
                           North Carolina and for seven years on the senior staff of
 Topics                    the North Carolina governor. He has spoken to thousands
 Family Relationships      of audiences in 49 states and 13 countries and is the
 Humorist                  founder and President of Family Success Unlimited.
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 and more…

 Raleigh, North Carolina
 $5,001 - $10,000
Rob Simpson, Ph.D.
                        Powerful People Solutions!
                            Rob Simpson, Ph.D. is an expert in human behavior
                        and human resource systems. He has distinguished himself
                        as a corporate consultant who provides forward-thinking
                        solutions to the problems that complicate today‟s
                        workplace.
                            As founder and CEO of Success Foundations, Inc.,
                        Rob offers services which range from executive goal
                        coaching to training programs. He has successfully helped
                        CEOs, managers and front-line personnel develop
                        company policies, strategically resolve corporate conflict
 Topics                 and assess and bolster employee productivity.
 Change                     Rob specializes in helping organizations in the areas of
 Conflict Management    leadership, personal effectiveness, management, change,
 Leadership             stress management, effective supervision and
 and more…              communication.

 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Susan D. Stafford
                           First Impressions Are Made In the First
                           Ten Seconds!
                           What Does Your Organization’s Image
                           Look Like?
                               Susan Stafford has a Master‟s degree in
                           International Affairs from Florida State University and
                           extensive experience in working in European, Asian and
                           South American cultures. She is an experienced lecturer
                           and radio speaker, has appeared in numerous television
                           shows and, written articles dealing with all facets of
 Topics                    etiquette in modern society.
 Communication                 Susan‟s highly successful seminar topics include:
 Image                     Trading New Associates, Producing Savvy Staff,
 International Relations   Effective Executives, Etiquette Conquers the New
 Protocol                  Millennium and International Business Etiquette.
 and more…
 Tallahassee, Florida
 $5,000 or under
John Stanko, Ph.D.
                            Gold Mine Development Company
                             John Stanko, Ph.D. has had a lifelong search for
                         gold. Not the kind you find in the ground but, the kind that
                         enriches your life. He ought to know about it. With two
                         masters degrees in economics and theology and a
                         doctorate in pastoral ministry, he has the academic
                         background to give you knowledge.
                             However, his qualifications do not end in the
                         classroom. He is also a Certified Meeting Professional
                         (CMP), a certified time management facilitator and a
                         certified behavioral analyst. He also is the author of four
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                         books and numerous tapes and articles. The focus of
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                         Gold Mine Development Company is leadership
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                         development. He has conducted his training throughout
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                         the United States and in 25 countries around the world.
 and more…

 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
 $5,000 or under
Joel Weintraub
                              Humor for the Health of It!
                                 Joel Weintraub is a humorous educator who has
                              managed to merge the formerly disparate worlds of
                              comedy, business and education. By combining his
                              professional comedy experience with his Masters Degree
                              in Exercise Physiology and his Bachelors in Health
                              Education from Temple University, Joel has entertained
                              and educated audiences as diverse as Health Care,
                              Restaurants, Physicians, Nurses, Hospital Associations,
 Topics                       Dietitians, Dietary Managers, Pharmacists, Nursing Home
 Communication                Administrators, Attorneys, Accountants, Superintendents,
 Fitness                      Dietitians, Cooperative Extension, the PTA and even
 Health & Nutrition
                              Burglar Alarm Installers. From the “World Bank” to
 Human Performance
 Humorist                     Dangerfield’s Comedy Club to major radio stations, the
 and more…                    local news and the Food Channel…they have all laughed
 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
                              and learned with “Humor for the Health of It.”
 Under $5,000
Lori White
                          Ambassador of Hope
                               In a world of constant change, rejection and absence
                          of understanding, Lori White presents a message of hope
                          by incorporating her talents of music, humor and
                          ventriloquism. Lori began public speaking and performing at
                          an early age and believes that laughter is an equalizer that
                          prepares one's heart for a message to be received. Lori's
                          20-year track record in business gives her credibility in the
                          fields of management, communications and marketing.
                          Combining her experiences, the knowledge of others
 Topics                   successes and daily observations of life, Lori encourages
 Communication            her audiences to live productive lives regardless of the
 Costumer Service         circumstances they face.
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 Sales and Marketing
 and more…
 Crawfordville, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Shelburn Wilkes
                    Parade of Presidents
                           Shelburn Wilkes makes the U.S. Presidents come
                    alive...even those who are not yet dead! This is one of the
                    most unique and fun programs you will find anywhere. Most
                    people can identify with the presidents in general or with
                    one particular president. They enjoy hearing and learning
                    about those individuals who became our nation‟s chief
                    executives and who played major roles in shaping our
                    heritage as a country.
                          Shelburn shares comical tidbits about the presidents,
                    first ladies, vice presidents — even their homes, cars, pets,
 Topics
                    etc., with a perfect blend of respect and irreverence. Using
 History
                    a great deal of visual material, he adapts his presentation to
 Humorist
                    each group by focusing on appropriate presidential themes
 Patriotic
                    such as pets, religious heritage, health, sports, music,
 and more…
                    transportation, education and so on. Shelburn presents
                    “Parade of Presidents” to more than 100 groups annually.
 Orlando, Florida
 $5,000 or under
Susan Young
                         Speaker. Author. Trainer.
                            Susan Young is a former multi-million dollar producing
                       realtor, TV talk show hostess, newspaper columnist, youth
                       volunteer and passionate speaker who has inspired
                       thousands with her messages of hope and positive
                       possibilities.
                            Susan brings more than 20 years of expertise in
                       customer service, prospecting, selling, networking, closing
                       the sale and goal setting. When you need expertise and
                       motivation for your group, Susan delivers with an electrifying
 Topics                and inspiring punch that will stimulate your people to growth.
 Character development      Susan established “Say YES to Success!” and
 Goal setting &        developed a “Success Series For Kids” to provide children
 Achievement           with the tools to tap into their unlimited potential and create
 Motivating children   awesome lives for themselves. Her Youth Empowerment
 Personal growth       Systems (YES) provides solutions for organizations, time
 and more…             managements, strategic planning, goal setting, the character
 Niceville, Florida    blueprint money management and more.
 $5,000 or under
   Contact us!

    Barbara Ann Cox, CMP
       Executive Director
Podium Power Speakers Bureau
         P.O.Box 15106
  Tallahassee, FL 32312-5106
850.656.0025; fax 850.656.6696
 Barbara@Podium-Power.com
   www.Podium-Power.com

				
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