Aldonna Ambler, CMC, CSP
AMBLER Growth Strategy Consultants, Inc.
Aldonna R. Ambler, CMC, CSP, has earned the right to trade as The Growth Strategist™. An award winning consultant, speaker and author, Ambler hosts The Growth Strategist™, an online peer-to-peer-to-peer talk show about the growth strategy-of-the-week.
Anna Banks
Imagine More LLC
Pat Bohse
Bohse & Associates, Inc.
As a speaker, trainer and consultant for the past twenty years, Pat weaves her message in an animated and skilled manner. She is proficient on topics relating to non-profit management and aging. Her vast experience with nonprofits and her own personal experience have enabled her to speak from the heart as she shares vital information that everyone needs to hear. She is Past President and founding member of the NSA -NJ Chapter. Pat is president of Bohse & Associates and she and her associates have been helping organizations change their worlds through strategic planning, board development, team building, fundraising, marketing, and volunteerism. Pat is on the Board of the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP) in Washington, DC. She is the Association Manager for the NJ Area Agencies on Aging Association (NJ4A). She is the host of the Not For Profit eXchange Blog Talk Radio show ( She is also the host of the Welcome to SCAN cable television show which can be seen on You Tube:
Alex Brown
Real Life Projects, Inc.
The Strategic Project Manager, helping companies make their strategic goals and visions real. With 15 years of practical, hands-on experience running projects, Alex is the person to call when you don't have time to waste.
Donna Cardillo
Cardillo & Associates
Donna Cardillo, RN travels the world helping nurses to be happy in their careers and to reach their full potential. She is fiercely passionate about nursing and about life in general. You may know Donna as "Dear Donna" at Nursing Spectrum and NurseWeek magazines where she writes a monthly column and doles out daily online career advice at Donna is author of Your First Year as a Nurse - Making the Transition From Total Novice to Successful Professional and The ULTIMATE Career Guide for Nurses - Practical Advice for Thriving at Every Stage of Your Career. Donna has received numerous awards and recognitions but is most proud of being named a Diva in Nursing by the Institute for Nursing in NJ for outstanding achievements and excellence in practice. Donna has been referred to as the Ann Landers and the Dr. Phil of the nursing profession. Regardless of who she's compared to, there's no denying that she has her own unique style, indomitable spirit, and uproarious sense of humor.
Charles F. Siebert, Jr., MD
Joanne Dennison, CMP, MSEd
Guidance Counselor for GrownUps
Meeting and Event Planning, Career and Life Management Skills
Bob DeStefano
SVM E-Business Solutions
Bob DeStefano is an online marketing strategist and professional speaker with over 15-years experience helping business leaders leverage online marketing to produce bottom-line results. If your attendees want better results from their marketing and want to learn strategies they can put to work immediately, Bob is the marketing speaker you are looking for. Bob makes online marketing understandable and empowers business leaders with actionable tips and strategies they can put to work right away to generate leads and sales, strengthen relationships with customers and measure the return on their marketing investments. Since the birth of the commercial Web in the early 1990's, Bob has been helping business leaders create successful online marketing strategies. Bob's online marketing career began as a strategic planner for Dean Witter, Discover & Co. specializing in Internet and online marketing strategies. At Dean Witter, Bob led an interdepartmental executive team in the creation of the company's first Website. As president of SVM E-Business Solutions, a leading B-to-B online marketing agency, Bob has worked with a wide variety of companies, from Fortune 500 companies to small family-owned businesses, to help them leverage online marketing to achieve bottom-line results.
Annette Dubrouillet, Speaker, Trainer, Consultant
Leadership, Team Building, Self-Empowerment.
Gil Eagles, CSP, CPAE
Business Edu-tainment
Hypnotist, Entertainer, Motivator
Michael Goldberg, CSP
Building Blocks Consulting
Michael Goldberg is a dynamic speaker, author, consultant and the founder of Building Blocks Consulting. He is an expert at helping sales folks and business owners gain more laser-like focus, attract more prospects to the pipeline, create more quality referral streams, and write more business! Described by clients as a “spark plug”, Michael is a master at invigorating and engaging audiences. His style is “in your face” and high energy. His content is “real world” and can be applied immediately. Michael speaks at conferences and associations, runs sales meetings, and delivers “results driven” programs on networking, leadership, communication, service, and career transition. When he tells an audience how to do it, they know he has already done it…and it works! Clients include MetLife, Securian Financial, Aflac, New England Financial, Guardian Life, Principal Financial, and Chubb & Son. Michael has been published in numerous business journals and was recently quoted in the Harvard Business Review. He works extensively with the insurance and financial services industry and has been published in The GAMA International Journal and has spoken at LAMP and The Sales Mastery Forum. Michael is a regular contributor to, Producers Web, and Agent's Sales Journal. Prior to establishing Building Blocks Consulting, Michael worked in the hospitality industry operating restaurants for several of the nation’s largest restaurant corporations. When not working in operations, Michael taught a variety of college business courses and served as department chairperson. He also held regional training and management positions within a Boston based start up training company. Educational background includes a Masters Degree in Training and Organization Development from Lesley University and Bachelors Degree from CUNY Brooklyn in Hospitality Management. Michael Goldberg is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP). CSP is an earned designation awarded by the National Speakers Association and the International Federation for Professional Speakers to recognize demonstrated commitment to the speaking profession through proven speaking experience. Fewer than 10 percent of the thousands of speaking professionals worldwide hold this designation. Michael is an active member of the National Speakers Association, serving as an officer to the regional chapter. He was asked to serve on The National Board of Advisory in his first year as a member of the National Speakers Association. Michael is currently an award winning public speaking teacher at Rutgers University and frequently volunteers as a speaker at organizations focused on career search.
Tommy Hilcken
Motivational Teacher
Tommy Hilcken is an award-winning, internationally known motivational keynote speaker, life success consultant and entertainer. He has successfully worked with some of the world’s most influential corporate leaders, professional athletes and celebrities. Throughout his 20-year career, Tommy has developed an exclusive and highly sought after approach to inspiring and coaching leaders. Tommy has addressed more than 6000 audiences around the world, presenting his popular blend of personal experience, humor and practical knowledge from his years in the field. He has the unique ability to engage a variety of diverse audiences – and his appeal and inspirational messages have helped many to live complete and joyful lives. Whether it is his success in family, business, or overall wellness, Tommy has demonstrated that life is a game in which we can all be winners.
Patricia Iyer
Patricia Iyer Associates
Education of Healthcare Professionals to Improve Patient Safety
Ron Karr
Karr Associates Inc.
Caryn Kopp
Kopp Consulting LLC
Caryn is the Chief Door Opener® at Kopp Consulting whose Door Opener® Service has helped business owners and sales people secure initial meetings with high level decision makers in almost every major Fortune 500 company including P&G, Mattel, GE, Merck, Verizon, MasterCard, Time Warner, Kraft, Target, CBS and the list goes on and on. Do members of your group or sales team also need to get in more prospect doors? Thousands of Business Owners and Salespeople have benefitted from Caryn’s seminar, The Path to the Cash!® Getting in the Door with Prospects. Caryn will guide you through the essential steps of finding and connecting with decision makers who will say “yes”! This efficient process will save countless hours with less stress and bring you more financial success! Are members of your group or sales team worried about making their next sale? Inviting Caryn to share her game-changing seminar, “Overcome More Objections, Close More Sales!” can change everything. Many sales people go wrong for one simple reason: They're not prepared for customer objections that can kill a deal. Just three minutes of well-chosen preparation ahead of time can result in millions in sales. Caryn is the winner of numerous awards including the 2014 Stevie® Award for Sales Outsource Provider of the Year and is the author of The Path to The Cash!® The Words You Need To Bypass Those Darned Prospect Objections. She has held Board Level positions for the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and the National Speakers’ Association (NSA). She is also a member of the Women’s Presidents Organization (WPO).
John Kriger
Kriger Consulting
John helps your organization become more productive, and effective by maximizing the potential of your people! He has worked with hundreds of organizations and has presented at numerous national and international conferences, on radio and television. He recently publishing his first transformational leadership book, The Pond: a small book about making big changes.
Auto Client Care Inc.
Lorette Pruden, Ph.D.
Team Nimbus NJ
A chemical engineer turned entrepreneur, Lorette brings her record of innovation, knowledge of process thinking, and certified team skills to her work in helping business owners move their business from ordinary to extraordinary. After over 20 years with Mobil Corporation, she opened her own consulting business, Inventive Strategies, in 2000. As the owner of Team Nimbus New Jersey, Lorette works with business owners, sales professionals, and independent professionals to train, coach and inspire them as they learn the “art of enjoying their business.” “I work at the intersection of business and people processes,”says Lorette. She uses the Team Nimbus approach to teach other business people how to create strategic alliances and referral partnerships, create a customized system for continuous referrals, and develop profitable, self-sufficient businesses that allow the owners to live the lifestyle they’ve dreamed of. Lorette has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University. At Mobil she worked in new product development and the management of innovation. She served on the planning team for the PDMA’s Front End of Innovation Conference for five years. Lorette is a Mobil-certified Team Skills trainer, and is a certified Master Trainer for PeopleSmartTM and Team Nimbus. She is President of the National Speakers Association NJ chapter, and served on the board of the Institute for Management Consultants, NJ. She has been listed as a top management consultant by NJBiz and has served on the boards of the NJ Youth Symphony, and the NJ Council of Farmers and Communities. She speaks frequently on the subject of strategic planning, business development, and execution for technical businesses, small businesses and non-profit organizations.
Dementia Connection LLC
Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementia's, Depression, Caregivers, Healthy Aging, Preventing Memory Loss, Work/Life Issues, Eldercare, Baby Boomers
Michael Schatzki, MPA, CSP
Negotiation Dynamics
It takes decades of in-the-trenches experience to know the challenges and triumphs of negotiating - and to inspire others to be great negotiators. For more than 20 years, Michael Schatzki, Principal of Negotiation Dynamics®, has designed and delivered hundreds of negotiation seminars for businesses and organizations in the United States, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and South America. Plus, as a practicing negotiator, he consults with clients, helping them navigate and succeed with their most challenging negotiations. Your negotiation training program will benefit from Mr. Schatzki’s depth of understanding and breadth of knowledge, gained by designing programs for a wide variety of businesses. Mr. Schatzki has the unique ability to inspire participants as they gain the know-how, skills, and confidence to perform well in any negotiating situation. Mr. Schatzki delivers powerful negotiation training with REAL results - Mr. Schatzki designs and conducts every Negotiation Dynamics training. He has directly trained thousands of participants in seminars worldwide. His real-world expertise translates into real results for your business. Negotiation Dynamics’ clients call again and again. Why? Because Mr. Schatzki’s powerful training course, in-depth research, and interactive exercises produce extraordinary results that can immediately improve your profitability. Repeat clients include: IBM - 83 training programs in 11 years Loctite - Trained the entire worldwide sales and marketing force of over 300 people UID - 13 training programs in 10 years Standard & Poor’s - 12 training programs in 10 years Mr. Schatzki is the author of Negotiation: The Art of Getting What You Want, published by Signet Books, Negotiation Speak: Winning Words and Phrases for Sales, Purchasing, Contract and Other Business Negotiations and the Master Sales Negotiator audio/video program. Michael Schatzki received his B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from Haverford College, and his M.P.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University.
Sheryl Bindelglass
Sheryl Golf
Sheryl Bindelglass of SherylGolf is best known for her high energy platform skills. She makes meetings a huge success by custom-crafting her presentations to meet the unique needs of any group. Sheryl's sessions are informative, fun and interactive and she delivers programs that all audiences remember. Sheryl specializes in "Motivating without Money," helping corporations and businesses effect changes for low cost to bring out the best in all employees. Her presentations drive profits to the bottom line. Sheryl has presented keynote speeches, workshops and interactive group discussions for corporations, trade associations and small businesses throughout North America. She specializes in marketing, group sales and motivation. She is the author of three industry books for marketing (The PRO's Guide to Marketing; Fast Track to Sales; and FUNdamentals of the Party Business), available at and has created a custom Platinum Program series for training in customer service and sales.
David Steel
The Steel Method, LLC
Author, motivational speaker and sought-after sales coach, David Steel is one of the nation's leading experts on Sales Motivation. Widely recognized for his ability to energize sales teams and drive revenue results, David works with businesses and C-level executives on such issues as hiring the right sales people, compensation, goals and sales strategies. David also teaches highly effective sales management skills that fuel highly aggressive sales teams.
Steve Hoffman
The Tax Translator
Steve is a tax professional with many years of experience and education and is dedicated to providing education and consulting on taxes to colleges and universities and nonprofit organizations. He has served as Tax Manager of the largest nonprofit educational organization in Washington, DC. He is the former Director of Tax Services, and Payroll in the Business and Finance Division at the flagship University of West Virginia. He also served for six years as the first ever Director of Taxation at the largest land grant university in the US. He publishes a Tax Update Newsletter for Higher Education that is distributed to colleges and universities around the United States and publishes a Blog on taxes in Higher Education that is widely read. His background includes 15 years with the IRS and he is an Enrolled Agent Before the IRS. He has been employed in multiple areas of taxation such as local government, federal government, nonprofit organizations, and corporate taxation. He was appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury to serve on the Advisory Committee for Taxation for the Tax Exempt/Governmental Entities Division of the IRS where he received the Commissioners Award and also on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel of the IRS. Steve is also a Certified Financial Planner and graduated with a Master of Science in Taxation Degree from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. He has been a member of the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers and served on the Doctoral and Research Institutions committee. He has presented at the SACUBO Annual Meeting, SACUBO Drive In Workshops, CACUBO Annual Conference and participated in NACUBO presentations. In addition, he has provided seminars and workshops for various other organizations. With his extensive experience with the IRS and as Tax Manager for 3 universities, Steve is well versed in ‘conflict resolution’ – meaning that he successfully represents colleges and universities before the IRS in audit situations. Steve is an accomplished speaker who has earned his membership in the National Speakers Association and whose focus is on the audience learning. Known as the Tax Translator, he makes tax law easily understood and has been cited as ‘Tax with Personality’. He has been quoted in the USATODAY, and The Christian Science Monitor national newspapers, and the Baltimore Sun and the Dominion Post newspapers. He has also appeared on WBOY- TV for a series of tax tips.
Eileen Strong
Strong Incentives
Eileen Strong's nationally recognized speech is called "C.H.A.N.G.E.S." She successfully addresses - C. ommunication H. ealth A. ttitude N. egativity G. oals E. ducation = S. uccess! Change profoundly affects our personal and professional life. Discover how to "change" with ease with this riveting keynote speech! Powerful results with Strong Incentives is always achieved with Eileen Strong. She is a "power of the mind" expert. Discover how to increase your confidence in public speaking. Techniques presented minimize your fear of speaking & improve your presentations. Discover how to accelerate your productivity and profitability by becoming focused and project oriented. Eileen is one of the few women in the country triple trained in Clinical hypnosis; Forensic C.S.I. hypnosis and Stage/Entertainment hypnosis.She is an adjunct professor of Advertising & Marketing at Kean University.
Kevin Thompson, MPA, DTM
Inspired Communications LLC
A Customer Experience Expert and Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University Kevin Thompson MPA, DTM, specializes in transforming businesses to a level of excellence that their customers deserve. Acknowledged for transforming a unionized staff with mediocre customer service skills and poor employee satisfaction scores to be the leading department in the organization, Kevin has demonstrated expertise that will benefit your organization. A multi-award winning professional speaker with a Six Sigma Black Belt in Process Improvement, a Masters in Public Administration and more than 20 years of management, leadership experience in the healthcare and finance industries, Kevin is uniquely qualified to help maximize your clients' experience. Honored as a distinguished communicator and leader by Toastmasters International (a communications and leadership organization), Kevin was voted as a speech contest winner for two consecutive years in a pool of more than 5,000 people in New York and New Jersey. He currently serves as President of the National Speakers Association New Jersey Chapter and is a member of the Jersey Shore Association of Human Resources. Contact Kevin and let him help take your organization to the next level of service excellence.
Greg Williams (The Master Negotiator)
GW Enterprises, Inc.
Negotiation Skills, Motivation, Leadership, How Businesses Can Survive and Thrive in Tough Economic Times - Greg Williams is a Master Negotiator, who has taught and delivered keynote speeches on negotiation, motivation and how businesses can survive and thrive in tough economic times. He has delivered presentations to people worldwide.