After his college and professional football careers, Gary Brackett got his MBA at George Washington University and went on to create the Brackett Restaurant Group and also began speaking consistently on subjects like leadership, personal development, and entrepreneurship.

Julia Pimsleur is a scaling coach, mindset expert and best-selling author. She is founder of Million Dollar Women, a New York City-based social venture, which has helped thousands of women entrepreneurs scale up their businesses.

John Warrillow is the founder of The Value Builder System, a company that helps business owners improve the value of their company. John is the author of the bestselling book Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You, which was recognized by both Fortune and Inc Magazine as one of the best business books of 2011.

Heather R. Younger is on a mission to equip leaders with the skills they need to tap into their employees’ passion and potential and identify issues before they become a problem.
She inspires audiences to embody caring leadership by crafting cultures of listening where everyone feels seen, heard, and valued – leading to increased employee engagement, loyalty, and productivity.

Michael O’Brien is the Chief Shift Officer at Peloton Executive Coaching and serves on The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Global Board. As a coach, speaker, and best-selling author, he helps leaders build resilience and prevents bad moments from turning into a bad day. He has shared his personal transformational Last Bad Day story and leadership advice on the TEDx stage, with Fortune 500 companies, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Real Simple, ABC, and NBC.

Carl Reader is a serial entrepreneur, chairman of business advisory firm d&t, and author of BOSS IT. He features regularly in the UK national press and on stage, and regularly provides content through his social media channels under the handle @CarlReader. He has helped thousands of business owners either start or grow their business by helping them understand that business isn’t difficult, in language an eight year old can understand.

Brett Gilliland is Founder and CEO of Elite Entrepreneurs. Brett is an expert in organization development, leadership, and strategy. He was involved in the foundational work of Purpose, Values, and Mission at a fast growing software company and facilitated the strategic planning process for many years.