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The Evolutionary Business Council (EBC) is a community of high-level influential speakers, transformational thought leaders, conscious business leaders, television personalities, bestselling authors, radio hosts and others with a broad, diverse audience who elicit positive change in the world.


The EBC is an invitation-only council. You must be sponsored in by one of our existing member who will vouch that you meet the criteria for membership and be approved by the Board of Directors to join.

NOTE: If you do not yet meet the EBC requirements, please consider joining The Evolutionary Business Institute (EBI) – a community that promotes mentorship and learning for up-and-coming influential speakers, transformational thought leaders, conscious business leaders, authors, radio hosts and others with a broad, diverse audience who elicit positive change in the world. Review the EBI requirements here.

EBC Member Verification Criteria – Your qualification for The EBC membership is based on how closely you:

1) Are a ‘thought leader’ or seen to be on the path to becoming one. You create a better world by educating success principles and spreading new ideas to help others live a better life. Therefore you:

  • Building a profitable business, at $250,000 and above
  • Demonstrate mastery of communication of new ideas
  • Engage others in dialogue of best practices from new perspectives
  • Demonstrate appropriate messaging for your target audience
  • Demonstrate experience-based education principles and practices Critique the value of ideas and materials / products

2) Are a person of influence. You communicate in a “one to many” fashion and you have an established reach. You guide your own organization (meaning you are a business owner or organization executive) and persuade the group you routinely reach (meaning you have a warm following in some capacity). Therefore you:

  • Demonstrate mastery in influencing others
  • Cultivate the hospitable attraction and retention of followers
  • Nurture on-going ethical and authentic conversation with your followers
  • Value sustained relationships with other influencers
  • Have a minimum reach of 10,000

3) Are a person committed to collaboration. You appreciate one plus one equals three and more often exceeds infinite possibilities. You collaborate with others for business success. Therefore you:

  • Value an assertive and cooperative approach to work with others
  • Practice synergistic and spirited connections
  • Guide win-grow relationships
  • Respond to others through reciprocity

4) Are committed to personal transformation. You serve as a role-model in overcoming your limiting thoughts and beliefs in order to achieve greater success in life and work. Therefore you:

  • Demonstrate what you educate
  • Challenge your internal dialogue
  • Question the contradictions of self and others
  • Practice life-long commitment to learning and development

Member Application Requirements

  • An applicant is sponsored in by one existing member who will attest that the applicant meets the above criteria
  • Applicant has completed an application form off the Website
  • Membership fee payment is set up – $1,647 US annually or $437 US quarterly, refunded if application not approved. Fee may also be transferred to EBI membership

Expectations of members

  • You commit to be engaged with fellow EBC Community members (made up of EBC & EBI members), to conduct business and offer support.
  • You commit to attend one EBC Collaboration Calls or EBC live event a month as your schedule permits.
  • Your invited guests should be potential members and meet the membership criteria.
  • You are committed to the EBC’s mission, to its members and to uphold the EBC’s reputation.
  • You recognize the costs of participating in EBC events, and are able to bear those costs individually. EBC is an international organization and events are held at many locales.
  • The EBC Board of Directors at its sole and absolute discretion has the right to make all decisions regarding EBC & EBI, including but not limited to the acceptance of applicants. Acceptance into EBC membership is at the discretion of the board.

Meet Our Members

  • Ms. Betty-Ann Heggie

    Toronto, Ontario

  • Terry Duperon

    Novi, MI

  • Dr. Minette Riordan

    Santa Barbara, CA

  • Maria Simone

    Redondo Beach, CA

  • Ms. Jana Beeman

    La Center, WA

  • Kara Deringer

    Edmonton, BC

  • Hugh Tafel

    Canmore, AB

  • Mrs. Jane Deuber

    Pebble Beach, California

  • Lin Morel

    Marina del Rey, CA

  • Ms. Lisa Mininni

    Livonia, MI

  • Sheevaun O’Connor Moran

    Huntington Beach, CA

  • Neville Joffe

    Toronto, ON