Our Board Members

Teresa de Grosbois, founder and chair

Teresa de Grosbois is an international speaker sought by entrepreneurs and large corporations wanting to better understand how local gossip can suddenly turn into epidemic word of mouth. Specializing in the topics of influence and success, Teresa has a proven track-record in understanding word of mouth epidmenics having taken three books to best-seller status in only 8 months. Teresa teaches business and marketing courses around the globe, including teaching courses to start-up entrepreneurs in developing countries. As the Chair of the Evolutionary Business Council, Teresa leads an international, invitation-only council of speakers and influencers dedicated to teaching the principles of success.  www.wildfirews.com

Shawne Duperon

Six-time EMMY® Award winner Shawne Duperon has been in the television business for nearly 20 years. She has taught thousands how to master receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in free publicity and media coverage. This on-camera media coach propels you with power and charisma to land exquisite media interviews. She works with corporations, entrepreneurs, universities and government agencies, teaching you how to create epidemics in traditional and social media that exponentially grow your business and career, www.ShawneTV.com.

She’s collaborated with many best-selling authors along with folks like Joel Comm of Twitter Power. Shawne has replaced Bill Ford of Ford Motor Company when she spoke at the Department of Defense and lectures on cruise ships across the globe on her PhD expertise in gossip (yes gossip!).

Shawne has interviewed most presidents and has filmed hundreds of celebrities including Morgan Freeman, Yo Yo Ma, Senator McCain and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. You’ve watched her on national networks like ABC, The CBS Early Show, USA Today and the CBC. She’s creating a movement on forgiveness, through the documentary “Project: Forgive” – a compelling look at how and why humans dance in the conversation of forgiveness. Join us at www.facebook.com/projectforgive

Charmaine Hammond

Charmaine Hammond, MA, BA, is an international transformational speaker, helping people live inspired, resilient lives and is a leading trainer in corporate North America helping transform workplaces.

Charmaine is also an award winning and bestselling author of On Toby’s Terms (Bettie Youngs Books, Sept. 2010), Toby The Pet Therapy Dog – and his hospital friends (Bettie Youngs Books, Aug. 2011), and Bounce Forward (Hammond International Publishing, April 2011), and has been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul- What I learned from the dog (Sept. 2009). She is also co-authoring a new book GPS Your Best Life. Her book On Toby’s Terms is currently in development to become a major motion picture! She has been featured on CBC, CTV, Global TV, 820 CHAM, Alberta Prime Time News, many major newspapers, and in various magazines.

You can find all that Charmaine offers at www.hammondgroup.biz and www.ontobysterms.com

Harrison Klein

Harrison Klein is an international speaker and writer specializing in transformations and awakening processes. As the owner of The Masters Gathering, Women Power and Purpose, True Millionaire Stories, 100MX3, and ProAbundance LLC’s, he develops information and popular products around the leading edge of the spiritual, metaphysical and coaching industry as well as speaks at and produces events for the Personal Growth, Wealth and Development companies and community.

Joel Young

JoelYoung Joel Young is the Originator of NPA, a Visionary Leader in the field of Human Consciousness and a genuine 21st Century Heretic, with over 16 years experience of healing & teaching internationally. In his inspiring talks and seminars, Joel shares the NPA Process and its message, asking you: “Are you ready for profound positive change that comes this easy?” Joel originally worked in IT & Marketing in the field of Orthopaedics. Events led him to meet Brandon Bays in 1995 as she began sharing The Journey™. Described by Brandon as “A living expression of Grace” and “The best therapist in the northern hemisphere”, Joel is a Senior Accredited Therapist and, before ‘NPA’, was a Presenter for The Journey in Europe, USA & The Middle East. Over the years, Joel has also trained in NLP, Shamanism, and The Work of Byron Katie (Author of ‘Loving What Is’). Joel describes how in January 2006 he ‘disappeared’ in a cave in India, and in January 2007 he received a revelation in answer to a prayer. He was ‘given’ a simple process, and a Tri-fold message. The simplicity of the process belied its power and the profundity of the message is expanding through Consciousness, and the Global Community. Joel is renowned for his dynamic, humorous and clear delivery and has a knack for communicating the essence of a topic in a simple, heartfelt and easy to digest way.

Marilyn Suttle

marilynsuttleYou may have seen Marilyn Suttle on TV news or read about her in magazines such as Inc. Magazine, Corp, Ladies Home Journal and Woman’s World. As a founding member of the Evolutionary Business Counsel, Marilyn is a sought after transformational communication expert, international speaker, and her bestselling book, “Who’s Your Gladys?” has recently been released in paperback. She works with many Fortune 500 companies like Ford Motor, and, Kimberly Clark helping professionals raising profits, by fueling passion, purpose, and unbreakable bonds with customers.