our speaker line-up
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~ Find out more about our speakers by checking out their bio’s below. All you have to do is click on the + to access their info. ~
CEO – Caruso Signature Events
Making the Most of Your Speaking Engagements
Toni Caruso - Bio
With over 30 years of event production experience Toni has handled events small and large for the entertainment, corporate and business-to-business worlds. Toni has taken her knowledge, skills, experience and brought it to business professionals, so they can help educate, inform and share their genius live on stage. Her mission is to produce live Signature Events that are exciting, engaging, unique and informative. Where business professionals at all levels can connect, collaborate and learn tools to move their business forward. An experience where they walk in with a dream and walk out knowing how to make that dream a reality. She wants to support small business owners and entrepreneurs as they share their stories live on stage which is the fastest way to build and grow their community. She is wife to Keith, Army Mom to Rocky and advocate for our military worldwide.
Craig Duswalt - Bio
Craig Duswalt is a Speaker, Author, Podcaster, and the creator of RockStar Marketing. Craig’s background includes touring with Guns N’ Roses, as Axl Rose’s personal assistant, and Air Supply, as the band’s personal assistant. Craig was also an award-winning copywriter, working as a Creative Director for a Los Angeles-based ad agency until opening up his own ad agency, Green Room Design & Advertising, which was named the 2002 Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year.
Craig combined his backgrounds in both music and marketing, and is now a professional speaker and author, promoting his RockStar Events all over the country, teaching entrepreneurs, small businesses, home-based business and the self-employed how to promote themselves and their business by thinking outside the box at his 2 1/2-Day RockStar Marketing BootCamp every March and September in Los Angeles.
Founder – Magnificent Love: Business & Mindset Coaching
Maryanne Ehmann - Bio
Find out more about Maryann Ehmann here: SOAR Interview w/Maryann Ehmann
Maryann is a speaker, author, mindset master, and miracle facilitator. Once tortured by fear and perfectionism, Maryann vehemently turned down invitations to speak for almost 20 years. Not to be bested by fear, Maryann eventually discovered the “secrets” to not only magnetically draw speaking gigs, new clients, and miraculous opportunities, but also how to authentically engage your audiences and potential clients at the highest level, by just being yourself.
International Recognized Author, Speaker, Coach
Suzy Prudden - Bio
Suzy Prudden is a legend. An internationally acclaimed speaker and seminar leader, N.Y. Times Best Selling author (before the internet) fitness expert, body/mind pioneer, hypnotherapist, success coach, radio host and book publisher. You’ve seen her on Oprah, Good Morning America and The Today Show.
Suzy specializes in helping people build high 6 figure businesses through publishing and coaching, turning their books into the Golden Goose of business strategies.
CEO – Burgeon Coaching
Systems Increasing Profitability
Marsh Gleit - Bio
Marsha Gleit is a professional life coach and is the founder and CEO of Burgeon Coaching. After 30 years working in C-level positions in Corporate America, she found her passion for helping others grow in their personal and professional lives. Marsha can couple her business prowess with her life coaching and self-care toolbox to help her clients change their story and begin living the life of their dreams
Whether you are a millennial looking to change careers or an entrepreneur looking for personal freedom, she will work with you to discover your true desires and provide you with tools to make you a success. It’s your time to Soar!
Julie Miller Davis - Bio
Productivity and efficiency expert Julie Miller Davis brings a fresh perspective on avoiding overwhelm and reaching goals in an intentional manner. She trains businesswomen how to live and work at their highest level of efficiency, guiding her clients to reset to patterns of excellence, leaving mediocrity in the dust.
Julie’s out-of the-box thinking, knowledge on how to say yes to what is important and no to what is not, and ability to help you regain control of your pursuit of your goals makes her one to watch in the world of productivity, prioritizing, and efficiency. Her background in teaching, leadership, and entrepreneurship have shaped her into the expert speaker and trainer she is today.
Leisa Reid - Bio
Find out more about Leisa Reid here: SOAR Interview w/Leisa Reid
Leisa founded Get Speaking Gigs Now with the desire to teach speakers the art of staying consistently booked, getting one’s message heard and creating a wider impact for themselves and their audience.
As a speaker herself, Leisa has successfully booked and delivered over 400 speaking engagements. She is passionate about training speakers with varying levels of experience, messages, and niche markets.
She believes a great foundation, solid network, and proven strategies can help propel speakers to actualizing their potential.
CEO – All About that Brand
NO EXCUSES! A Blueprint for Your Brand to Get the RIGHT Engagement
Grace Lanni - Bio
All About That Brand
Ever the influencer, Grace continually stretches the cutting edge of personal / professional branding delivering keynotes at international events.
Originally trained as a Bio/Electrical engineer, her first CEO venture was an online software solution. One of only two women to be venture funded at the multi-million-dollar level in Austin in 2000, Grace was featured in the Austin Business Journal, on KEYE, and won the KPMG Stand-Out Startup Award.
Grace’s most recent book, The No B.D. Truth: What it Really Takes to Build a Successful Business is an International Best Seller. Her next book focuses on managing your brand in a gig Economy.
Founder and CEO – Passion Law, PC
Partnership and/or Shareholders – Protecting Your Interest
Carolyn Dillinger - Bio
Find out more about Carolyn Dillinger here: SOAR Interview w/Carolyn Dillinger
Carolyn Dillinger is a business attorney who helps entrepreneurs (and non-profit organizations) launch and grow their businesses. She forms corporations and LLCs, reviews and writes contracts, negotiates business deals, buys and sells companies and – most importantly – helps her clients stay out of trouble.
With over 15 years of experience as a business lawyer, and one year as a business banker with Wells Fargo, Carolyn Dillinger has seen clients and other businesses make mistakes that negatively impact their business. As entrepreneurs, we work too hard to waste our time and effort with stupid mistakes. Come listen as Carolyn shares key mistakes to avoid as you launch and grow your business.
Carolyn is an adjunct professor at Western State University College of Law and regularly presents to lawyers, law students, business owners, and MBA students. She has held various leadership positions within local and state lawyer organizations. She was named to the 2019 California Rising Stars List, an exclusive list recognizing no more than 2.5% of practicing attorneys in California. She is licensed to practice law in California and Nevada.
Coaching Circle Speakers
If you see a topic or speaker you want to have lunch with, ensure you note their name and sign up as soon as you arrive.
Founder – Laurel Rolls and Associates
Upgrade your ticket to VIP. This includes lunch and the opportunity to get one-on-one time with some key speakers.
These lunches fill up quickly, so you want to note your speaker of choice and sign up as soon as you arrive at the event.
You can sign up for these at our registration table. Just be sure you note which speaker you sign up for as we have very limited seating.