Mike McHargue is a business owner and a Principal Consultant with Patrick Lencioni's Table Group. He is part of the global movement to bring organizational health into the workplace and has worked with hundreds of leadership teams across the globe. He lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife, Anna, and their three children, Elena, Jack, and Gabriella.
Garry Krum is the founder and president of Agora Strategic Consulting and Agora Workshops Inc. Garry has 37 years of experience with public and private strategic merger and acquisition consulting. He has lent his entrepreneurial expertise at the Colorado State University School of Business. Garry lives in Fort Collins, Colorado, with his wife, Mary, and enjoys traveling, hiking, climbing, and skiing with his family.
Katie Peuvrelle is a dynamic performance coach who guides high performers to find deep joy, professionally and personally, when they discover their own brand of excellence. She has coached a diverse clientele, from driven tech executives, highly creative authors, Ivy League-bound students, professional athletes and teams to world-champion, amateur athletes in over 40 different sports. A graduate of Stanford University, she has a BA in French studies and an MA in health psychology.
Lauren Tyler is a Boise native and avid reader, writer, blogger, book vlogger, and all things side hustle. She’ll jump on the chance to talk books, music, movies, and wine with any willing party. If she’s not at home, you’ll probably find her at a library book sale or local concert.
Ronda Conger is a business owner, professional speaker, author of two award-winning books, Better Human and Better Thinking, and is known for the high energy and passion she brings not just to the business world but to life.
Kris Mailepors is an executive coach, positive change consultant, and speaker. For over 20 years, Kris has shaped leaders in healthcare, finance, retail, automotive, and other industries with his completely unique and fresh approaches to thriving as a leader. He focuses on the concept that professional growth is a deeply personal undertaking that can never be one size fits all. Kris completed his MBA at the University of Otago in New Zealand.
Steven Smith is a Senior Strategic Advisor for Agora Strategic Consulting and Agora Workshops Inc. As a CPA and DoD acquisition professional, his three decades of experience within the Navy gives him vast expertise as he works with companies to create sustainable success. Steven earned his MBA from UCLA, his M.S. at the Naval Postgraduate School, and a Master of National Security and Strategic Studies degree from the Naval War College.
Bear Newman is a digital marketing entrepreneur who has partnered with dozens of companies over the past 15 years to build revenue consistent with themes found in The Bear Fox Principle. Through his focus, strategy, consistency, and commitment to excellence, Bear has helped these companies sharpen their online marketing into a valuable tool for growth.
Mark Stevens has served in senior-level roles in healthcare, biomedical/pharmaceutical, logistics, and retail. He is passionate about leadership development, and his focus on simplicity has helped leaders achieve quick and sustainable success. He is the founder and CEO of The Square and the Triangle Coaching and HR Consulting, Inc
Laetitia Mizero Hellerud
A native of tropical but politically unstable Burundi, Laetitia Mizero Hellerud immigrated to the United States of America as a refugee. She uses her life and work experiences to make connections with others, no matter where they come from. Laetitia considers herself a seeker, a teacher, a learner, a social justice activist, and a strong advocate for community involvement, service, and inclusion.
Ryan Lisk is the second-generation owner of Lisk Associates. He is a certified executive coach for Lee Hecht Harrison and a member of the International Coach Federation. Lisk Associate's clients range from family-owned business to Fortune 1000 organizations. His focus is bringing value to clients primarily in the areas of selection and development.
Ron Price is an internationally recognized business advisor, speaker, and author, as well as the CEO and founder of Price Associates. He works with executives and their leadership teams to bring strategic clarity and transformational results to individuals and organizations, especially those dealing with turmoil and transition. Ron and his wife, Pam, live in Nampa, Idaho, and have six grown children.
Whit Mitchell is an executive coach, facilitator and team builder. He has more than 18 years of experience as a professional coach and is a certified professional behaviors and values analyst. Whit’s clients have included Fortune 500 companies such as Kodak, Bose, and United Airlines, and executive development programs at Tuck School of Business, Harvard and Columbia University.
Nathan Barry is one of the industry's leading experts in direct-to-consumer digital publishing. He also designs software, maintains a popular blog, and teaches other people to design. He has written two books on app design and one on self publishing. Outside of work he enjoys traveling, snowboarding, ballroom dancing, and spending time with his wife and son.
Catherine Owens is an advocate for the aging population and their families. As one of the industry’s most well-respected senior living experts, Catherine has helped seniors and their families to understand and successfully navigate senior living options. She speaks and consults across the country about trends in the senior living industry and the right time to research senior living options.
Author and missionary, Erin Foley, a graduate of Hillsdale College in Michigan who calls Boise, Idaho her home when not traveling the globe. In 2011, she left the corporate world and “American Dream” to pursue the best-life-ever as a missionary in Australia, East Timor, Papua New Guinea, Spain, and France before settling in Cambodia.
Andy Johnson is uniquely qualified not only to write this book but to help introverted leaders on this sometimes arduous journey to self acceptance. Andy is an introvert, a leader, an executive coach and a licensed counselor who blends all four of these dimensions in his writing and individual work with his clients. He's been married to his more extroverted wife for over twenty-seven years.
Lee M.J. Elias
Lee’s credentials are rooted in sports, marketing, and management. His diverse experience includes having worked with organizations, such as the NHL, NBC, Heart Media, A&E, and Madison Square Garden, among several other professional and collegiate sports organizations. Lee is the author of Think Like a Fan and Win: What Every Team Needs to Know to Create a Championship Culture. In addition to being an author, Lee has experience as a Development Coach and business owner.
Cory S. Fawcett
Dr. Cory S. Fawcett is a consultant, speaker, author, entrepreneur, and now semi-retired general surgeon. He works part-time to help lone doctors in small towns get the time off they need. He has been an owner, founder, or partner in more than two dozen business and real estate ventures. His passion for teaching personal finance spans his entire career, and he currently shows doctors how to establish their practice and manage their time and finances to lead happy and debt-free lives.
Ranjit Nair Ph.D. is a global business expert, advisor, speaker, and educator. As a former talent management executive, he has a unique insight and ability to bridge both traditional and new thinking about talent development. In his role as a Senior Strategist with Price Associates and lead facilitator for The Complete Leader, he works with senior executives to implement a “potluck culture” where everyone brings their best to the table to create a culture of shared success.
Evans holds a doctor of philosophy in engineering and technology development, an MBA, and has completed postgraduate studies in business strategy and intellectual property with Harvard Business School. He's a sought-after speaker in the areas of innovation, business transformation, and strategy. He serves as an executive advisor on matters of strategy, business transformation, and commercialization. He is the Founder and Innovation strategist for Evastrategics Inc, and Co-author of The Innovator
Bob Faw is a positive change consultant, transformational thought leader, and dynamic speaker who teaches people how to make positive changes in their lives. Bob works with organizations to set a foundation for change and lasting performance. Bob lives in New Hampshire with Zsuzsi Gero (his sweetheart) and Nisha (his dog). His passions include hiking, dancing, swimming, and reading about the latest brain science.
Terri Hughes is an executive leadership coach. She is known for her ability to help leaders create lasting change and important personal growth through simple shifts. Terri works with leaders across a wide array of industries to discover and create practical solutions to achieve measurable success in their work and personal life. She lives in Boise with her husband.
Dr. Angela Young has a practical, yet revolutionary, approach to personal health. She believes that pain and sickness shouldn’t drive your decision to get healthy. She is leading a movement to support individuals with simple, effective health choices that are not driven by cultural or media myths. In her personal chiropractic practice getting healthy and staying healthy is a partnership.
As the CEO, founder, and vision keeper of Aloha Publishing, Maryanna has published a number of books herself including Don't Miss Your Boat, Your Exceptional Life Begins Now, and Compelled By Love, a book she co-authored for charitable causes.
Amy came to Aloha Publishing after having co-authored a book, Compelled by Love, published by Aloha in 2015. She has a master’s degree in organizational leadership and has worked extensively with business owners and non-profit leaders helping them with their organization challenges and opportunities. Amy--an Idaho native, after brief sojourns in Oregon and California--lives in Boise with her husband, Todd.
Larry C. Johnson
Larry C. Johnson, CFRE, has over 20 years of involvement with charitable fund development and nonprofit management, with 14 of those years at the senior executive level. A graduate of both Vanderbilt and Yale, Johnson has served over 50 institutional clients, and he currently works with the staff, volunteers and boards of nonprofits.
Robert J. Morgan
Robert J. Morgan draws upon a unique blend of many years of experience leading financial corporations and teaching at major universities to assist business owners and executive leadership teams in achieving success with integrity. Rob was made King Akorafutu Omantsimanpong (the Development Chief) of Gomoa, Ohua, allowing him to provide counsel to tribal leadership and champion new opportunities to improve village life and shares some of his experiences.
“Inside every brand is a truth waiting to be amplified”. This is the message that Justin Foster shares as he works with clients and in his presentations and workshops. Based in Austin, TX Justin is a Brand Strategist, published author, professional speaker, and workshop facilitator. He has worked for nearly 25 years in sales and marketing for small businesses and large corporations, co-founding two marketing/branding firms, and one successful start-up.
Christa Patton is an encourager when it comes to nurturing the curiosity of family and friends, and is their number one supporter and fan. She is an associate broker in residential real estate, sports massage therapist, and college-level French instructor. Christa and her husband, Greg, and their two children, Chelsea and Garrett, cherish their close and loving family relationship.