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Donna Maltz

Member Spotlight


Key Roles within the EBC

I am relatively new to the EBC and navigating the opportunities to see how I might play a more active role.

Donna Maltz

Inspirational Speaker, Author, and Positivity Business and Life Coach


About Donna

Donna Maltz is a Positivity Coach, Eco-entrepreneur & Business Consultant, author, blogger, speaker, and Holistic Chef specializing in helping others live a legacy lifestyle as change-makers and thought leaders.
Her Motto is “Why Retire When I Can Inspire,”

She empowers leaders to live with clarity and stay true to their mission. For decades she has been a catalyst for change, guiding individuals and businesses working in the world of human potential to live like the future matters. She provides interactive, fun, powerful courses, and personal and group coaching for thought leaders, change-makers, and eco-entrepreneurs by sharing her 40 years of eco-entrepreneurship. She openly shares her holistic lifestyle and connects you to all the resources you need to succeed in life and business.

Donna is also a TEDx speaker and the host of a weekly podcast, A Dose of Positivity. Her inspirational books include Living Like the Future Matter ~ The Evolution of A Soil to Soul Entrepreneur. I AM ~ A Guided Journal to Cultivate Abundance, Conscious Cures~Soulutions to 21st Century Pandemics and Yummy Recipes, Wilderness Wonders, a healthy cookbook for kids and adults

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Best-Selling Author on Amazon
  • TEDx speaker
  • One of the Entrepreneurs chosen for – “Amazing Women of Influence: Heart-Centered Female Warriors on a Mission to Change the World!”
  • Honorary guest on many summits and podcasts
  • Write up in local newspapers
  • Small business owners of the Year in 2010

What people don’t know about Donna

My passion is to help make the world a better place for all lifekind. I am a Soulutionest and a voice for Nature, born and raised in the suburbs of New Jersey. After graduating from the Evergreen State College Organic Farm Program in 1982, I found myself on a soul-searching journey to Alaska. I started the first natural foods bakery and café in the state, which I ran with my husband for 37 years. During this time, I pioneered a variety of successful eco-businesses — including the first national organic cocoa and chocolate syrup under the brand AH!LASKA.

I love encouraging others to live like the future matters in ways that better themselves and the planet. My motto is, “Why retire when I can inspire.”

I live on the Big Island of Hawaii with my husband and a bevy of beautiful animals and plants, where I run a successful life and business coaching practice. My husband and I offer healing retreats at their upcountry tropical farmstead, where every day begins and ends in Nature. I share my passion and skills for the culinary arts and the island’s gifts through Nature Therapy and photography.

When I am not working with clients or writing, you’ll find me hiking in Nature or swimming in the ocean, and always, with my dogs, photographing my love of life.

My talent is working with those striving to make a difference in their lives and careers while staying healthy and those on a quest to find more meaning in life. Balancing work style with lifestyle can be fun, empowering, & profitable, and making the connection between Food for People & the Plant can heal Mother Earth, and us is life-changing. One bite at a time, one choice at a time, we make a difference. Together we can build our immune system and the microbiome of the earth.

EBC Wins

Being that I am relatively new, I have not seen any tangible opportunities yet other than good connections for inviting people on my weekly live podcast, A Dose of Positivity, and introductions to other wonderful members. I have interviewed several EBC members.I look forward to and anticipate more people reaching out to me to be a guest on their shows.
When my new subscriptions come out this fall, I expect the EBC will be a great asset to the launch.♥️

The people that have been most helpful, and I am grateful.
Pam Bayne, Jill Lublin, Catherine Saykaly-Stevens

Why is Donna passionate about the EBC?

I am passionate about making a difference in my life and career and the EBC attracts wonderful people working to achieve positivity.
Making connections

How you can support Donna

  • I Donna Maltz can support anyone who is working to help make the world a more habitable place for all of “Lifekind.”
  • I am available to any member who could benefit from my offerings.
  • I offer members a complimentary consultation and a copy of my ebooks.
  • Also, a 10% discount on our Hawaiian Vacation Rental and holistic Retreats.



Satyen Raja

Member Spotlight


Key RoleS within the EBC

  • Founding Member
  • EBC Certified Master Trainer
  • EBC Call Leader

Satyen Raja

Transcendent Leadership Mentor to CEOs


About Satyen

Satyen, whose name means “Truth” in Sanskrit, has claimed his birthright from the universal expanse for the pursuit of enlightened human potential from a very young age. Satyen is both a master teacher and master student with over 40 years of rigorous study and practice in developing higher consciousness.

Satyen has guided some of the world’s greatest leaders and visionaries into their most transcendent Peak Existence. He has transformed the lives of over 100,000 students internationally and leads private and group mentorship for top CEO’s, high impact individuals and world leaders. His corporate work involves cultural advisory and training executive teams of elite organizations to shift from chaos, overwhelm and struggle into aligned, coherent, high performing teams.

What people don’t know about Satyen

Most of you may already know that I am a martial artist. What you may not know about me yet is that I have a unique collection of esoteric comics.

EBC Wins

I want to thank Teresa de Grosbois, connected me up with other influential leaders and it’s been a blessing. To be able to serve our esteemed members has been such a joy and deeply fulfilling.

Why is Satyen passionate about the EBC?

My mission is to enlighten business leaders for the greater good, so that we can have businesses be a positive contribution to society and the planet. What I love about the EBC is the quality and depth of business leaders and their collective intentions and service. I love that all the members come from their heart and have a higher purpose and meaning in everything that they do.

How you can support Satyen

Join Suzanne and Satyen directly as they support your growth and expansion through personal coaching, mentorship, workshops and retreats.

Further information and contact details can be found HERE



Norma Hollis

Member Spotlight


Key RoleS within the EBC

  • Brand Ambassador for Los Angeles
  • Speaker at a San Diego Retreat
  • Collaborator Call Host
  • Speaker at Annual Retreat 2022

Norma Hollis

International Board Certified Executive Coach | Author | Speaker | Authenticity Expert


About Norma

Norma Hollis is a change agent who writes and implements programs for human development. Her programs assist people to understand and experience the depth of their potential and the power of their connection with the Universe. Her perspectives come from innate wisdom seasoned by 30 years of self-exploration and research into human nature from personal, professional, and spiritual perspectives. The result is her Authenticity Grid, a graphic representation of an energy system Noma has exposed within us. She teaches the concepts in her Authenticize programs through a variety of digital, group, individual, and certification processes to provide profound growth experiences for individuals and organizations.
Norma and her programs are catalysts for people who are open to gaining new perspectives about one’s self, life and living. She was the first Black woman to own a speaker bureau for Black speakers and she continues to work with speakers and others to ‘Speak Up’ and be their authentic self. She is a thought-leader for multiple organizations and has an international presence in both the professional speaking and professional coaching industries. Norma loves working with people who are committed to making a positive difference in the world.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Mentoring Award

What people don’t know about Norma

My hobby is creating large latch hooked rugs. I use one in my presentations because it is a rug of my Authenticity Grid. I have another 6’x8′ on my living room wall and I’m always in the process of designing one or two more.

EBC Wins

  • I appreciate the collaborative conversations I have had with Dr. Valerie Sheppard. We are so aligned with our objectives and her constant encouragement continues to inspire me. I look forward to further exploration for touching young people.
  • Iman Aghay has been a great asset by introducing me to his community of sharks (aka Shark Tank). I spoke twice to sharks on his platform and the experience gave me exposure, contacts and greatly impacted my confidence. Iman was a great catalyst to the growth of my business.
  • Susie Carder, because of her radical approach to growth. I found Susie at a time when I needed the energy, the clarity and the information that she brings. A short time with her made a big impact on my bottom line and I am delighted!

I thank each of you for the role you have played in my personal, professional and financial growth.

Why is Norma passionate about the EBC?

I’ve been a member for about a decade and even though I haven’t been that active in the last few years, I have maintained my connections because of their value. My passion for EBC was reignited recently because of a new awareness of the energy and compassion of its members. I’m excited about new directions and new growth and being a part of the evolution of our shared evolutionary goals.

How you can support Norma

 I am seeking partners who value authenticity and would like to introduce it to their tribe and/or collaborate to create new programs or events. Start with an introduction to my Authenticity Assessment at

Further information and contact details can be found HERE



Gerry Foster

Member Spotlight


Gerry Foster

Brand Strategist for Service-based Business Owners


About Gerry

Gerry Foster is a Master Brand Strategist, regarded by many as one of the top small business brand strategists in North America. Known affectionately in the speaking and training industry as The Branding Evangelist, Gerry is the founder of the Big Brand Formula … which shows owners how to create a big brand, and a strong message that sells, so they can excite, delight, and ignite your market … and make it easier to get new customers. A dynamic speaker and trainer, Gerry has helped over 100,000 small businesses from over 600 different industries with their branding over a 30+ year span.

Awards and Recognitions

  • A former strategic brander with Procter & Gamble (P&G), he shows owners how to brand as the big companies do – combining the best in entrepreneurial branding with the best thinking, methods, and approaches from the world of big branders
  • The recipient of many business awards, in 2008 Gerry was honored as the Father of Business in Los Angeles County by the City of Los Angeles for his tireless and faithful work with small businesses
  • Actively involved in education, Gerry was also an adjunct professor of branding, marketing and advertising for ten (10) straight years at California State University – Fullerton, California State University – Long Beach, Pepperdine University, and the University of California – Irvine (UCI)
  • At UCI Gerry co-founded the Marketing Communications Certificate Program, a distinguished program that has become extremely popular and successful for the university.


What people don’t know about Gerry

When I was a kid, my goal was to be a TV talk-show host or a professional basketball player. Well, it didn’t turn out that way. Instead, I developed a fascination with this whole thing called ‘branding,’ ended up creating his own brand development company, and have become known as one of the top Small Business Brand Strategists in the nation … particularly for service-based entrepreneurs who offer any kind of expertise (i.e. skills, talents, abilities)

EBC Wins

  • Continued connections to key strategic JV partners
  • Several members have been fantastic guests on my podcast
  • I’m also launching a new 1-hour video mini-course training which will benefit many EBC members

Why is Gerry passionate about the EBC?

“The EBC and I are kindred souls when it comes to owning a business – like other members, I have big dreams and want to make a difference! I’m interested in other things besides making lots of money. I want to make an impact on at least 1 million (1,000,000) service-based entrepreneurs worldwide by big branding them, eliminating poor sales, while enhancing an owner’s life and family. The awesome thing is … I know I am making an impact through those I have served and continue to serve daily.” – Gerry Foster

How you can support Gerry

FREE gift from Gerry – Get Instant Access to The Online Video Mini-Course STAND OUT & CAPTIVATE

Further information and contact details can be found HERE




Member Spotlight Archive

Member Spotlight – Robert Clancy

Member Spotlight


Key roles within EBC

  • Board Member
  • EBC Membership Envoy

Robert Clancy

Creative Marketing Visionary, International Bestselling Author / Television Host & Producer of the Mindset Reset Show


About Robert

Robert Clancy is a creative marketing visionary, #1 international bestselling author, spiritual teacher, and founder of, an online social media marketing platform harnessing the power of positive influence. His Facebook fan page (, where he shares his divinely inspired thoughts is now followed by nearly one million people worldwide. Robert is a featured spiritual expert appearing with Dr. Joe Vitale, don Miguel Ruiz, Brian Tracy and Dannion Brinkley in the movie ‘Becoming the Keys’. Robert also co-hosts and produces ‘The Mindset Reset Show’ (, an internationally syndicated television show and he is a weekly guest on Los Angeles KABC Radio’s syndicated Late Night Health Radio Show where he shares his inspirational thoughts.

Awards and Recognitions

  • The Evolutionary Business Council Mentorship Award
  • The Evolutionary Business Council MORE Award
  • NYS Small Business Development Center ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’
  • Gold Worldwide ADDY® Advertising Award
  • NYS Junior Chamber of Commerce “Outstanding New Yorker” for service to youth
  • Junior Achievement Ambassador Award
  • Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Outstanding National Seminar Chairperson
  • NYS Junior Chamber of Commerce Governor Award
  • The Business Review “40 Under 40” Award
  • Rensselaer Chamber “Van Rensselaer Award” for community service
  • 6th Degree Master Black Belt Martial Arts Instructor


What people don’t know about Robert

He oversaw the marketing team that handled the online marketing and game community for Guitar Hero III – the #1 best selling game of all-time. Robert Clancy is also a 6th-degree black belt martial arts instructor who was inducted into the Martial Arts Magazine Black Belt Hall of Fame in 2020.

EBC Wins

  • I’ve landed several national and international televised interviews through my EBC connections.
  • I’ve successfully launched three #1 international bestselling books with the support of EBC leadership and membership.
  • I was mentored to launch a successful online influential social media marketing platform that has helped many members launch #1 bestselling book, and market summits and events.

Why is Robert passionate about the EBC?

The EBC is more than connections with an elite group of inspirational world changers. It’s a community of like-minded amazing people who care to help you reach not only your goals, but also to help elevate you and your message to the world.

How you can support Robert

Further information and contact details can be found HERE


Member Spotlight – Daniel Gutierrez

Member Spotlight


Key roles within EBC

  • Founding Board Member
  • Wisdom Council Board Member

Daniel Gutierrez

Best Selling Author | Global Speaker | Spiritual Teacher | Master Business/Life Coach

About Daniel

Once a high-powered executive and in-demand consultant who graced the covers of Latin Business, Cypen and Color Magazines, Daniel Gutierrez realized that there was more to success than a 7-figure earning potential. As President of PRIMER, a prestigious national leadership organization and an advisor to the Department of White House Personnel for the Obama Administration, Daniel was a highly regarded and deeply revered leader. Though Daniel was listed as one of the “Top 100 Hispanics in America” along Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, actor Edward James Olmos, and CNN’s Soledad O’Brien, something was still missing.

To find fulfilment, Daniel decided to dedicate the next chapter of his life to becoming a Master of Mindfulness. During the past 10 years, he has led quests to the heights of the Machu Picchu, the depths of the Amazon and the top of the Himalayas. After the boardroom, now Daniel has been guiding entrepreneurs and corporate executives in deep dive mindfulness immersions. Though mindfulness is a lifelong practice, Daniel has become known for giving life altering strategies in as little as 60 seconds. When facing extreme pressure, executives go from high-strung to highly productive. Daniel has even turned Wall Street cubicles from a place of stress to pads of serenity.

A beloved mentor and sought-after motivational speaker, Daniel was featured in the documentary Luminous World Views as one of eighteen world-renowned transformational thought-leaders.

In November 2018 Daniel appeared as a special guest for renowned teacher, Michel Pascal on one of the biggest stages in the world, Carnegie Hall in New York City. He addressed a sold-out crowd with musical support from Earth Wind and Fire, Madonna and Michael Jackson’s best musicians. He is a bestselling author, who just released his fifth book, International Best Selling Radical Mindfulness.

What people don’t know about Daniel

Most people would not know that he’s recently happily married. Have three dogs, two cats, three rabbits, 6 guinea pigs, 10 chickens, 1 alpaca, two sheep, and two guanacos (upscale llamas)

EBC Wins

Over the last decade, Daniel had many EBC members helped him with these initiatives.
* 5 book launches
* Assist if promoting Seminars
* Assist in getting hundreds of interviews for radio to online seminars
* Assist in promoting my retreat center in Pisac Peru, Catalina, and EBC leaders bringing groups.

Why is Daniel passionate about the EBC?

Daniel is passionate about the EBC because I watched an idea grow into a wonderful organization to serve businesses that need exposure and in the process creates goodwill. I also have watched solopreneurs grow into great profitable organizations.

How you can support Daniel

Further information and contact details can be found HERE