Featured Speakers

Tom Bronson

Author, Speaker, President of Mastery Partners

Tom Bronson is the founder and President of Mastery Partners, a company that helps business owners maximize business value, design exit strategy and transition their business on their terms. Mastery utilizes proven techniques and strategies that dramatically improve business value that has been developed during Tom’s career 100 business transactions as either a business buyer or seller. As a business owner himself, he has been in your situation a hundred times, and he knows what it takes to craft the right strategy. Bronson is passionate about helping business owners and has the experience to do it.
Bryan Flanagan began his career as a delivery boy for the IBM Corporation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He then invested the next 14 years with IBM as a salesman, a “people” manager, and a sales instructor at IBM’s national training center. In 1984, Bryan joined the Zig Ziglar Corporation. He served as the Director of Corporate Training for Zig for over 25 years working with a variety of companies, industries, and clients. In 2005, Bryan founded Flanagan Training Group. In this capacity, he designs and delivers training programs which improve team and individual productivity and growth. He has authored numerous training programs including his sales book “Now, Go Sell Somebody Something” and the 4-CD set “Bryan Flanagan on Sales and Motivation.” His latest book and CD set is entitled “So, You’re New to Sales.”

Bryan Flanagan

President, Flanagan Training Group

Dr. Stevie Dawn

Motivational Speaker & Coach

As a motivational speaker and coach, Dr. Stevie Dawn is focused on helping people to unleash unstoppable success in their lives both personally and professionally. Her experience as a 4-time business owner, along with her work in the private and public sector, allows her to enhance her presentations with real life stories and examples that are applicable to every audience. Her educational background includes a master’s degree in sociology from Wichita State University and a doctorate in leadership from Colorado State University. With over 20 years of teaching and training experience, Dr. Stevie Dawn approaches every engagement with humor, inspiration, and energy to get people moving towards their best lives.
Gerald R. Parsons is a forward-thinking strategic builder and keynote speaker dedicated to character-driven communication as a core value. He has been affiliated with Life Languages International ™ and Communication IQ™ for over 30 years and was appointed CEO in 2016. In his current role, Gerald strives each day to make a difference in the life of his team and colleagues by creating equity within their relationships and the company. Gerald is a firm believer that when people learn their communication styles they learn how to speak and listen so more people will hear and understand them. Gerald is married to his wife of 42 years and enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Gerald Parsons

CEO, Life Languages International