As a CEO Space enrollee, you’ll have the opportunity to be educated by some of the biggest and brightest minds in the business world. From financing and marketing to strategy and business law, our educators come from a variety of fields to share their expertise exclusively with our enrollees and members. You’ll find a full list of our faculty members below, along with links to their bios.
Dave Austin brings out the best in his clients, many of which are the elite and professional athletes you watch on TV everyday. He is a highly sought after “mental performance coach” who has worked not only at the professional sports level, but also at every other level along the way.
How does a conductor of orchestras and choirs teach leadership – very enthusiastically! Hugh Ballou teaches leaders around the globe how to build synergy with teams and how to build effective processes that bring success to any organization – no matter how small or how large.
Michael L. Bartholomew is an associate at Kunzler Law Group with experience in patent data mining, patent searches, patent drafting, patent prosecution, patent infringement opinions, patent invalidity opinions, and patent licensing. Mr. Bartholomew helps clients of all sizes acquire patent protection for their intellectual property and helps them enforce that intellectual property.
Ed Bogle is a Strategic Consultant and founder of ideationEDGE, a strategic development and design firm that works closely with entrepreneurs to develop innovative solutions in market seizing strategy, branding and product design. Ed has more than 30 years of strategic and marketing consulting experience
Les Brown’s straight-from-the-heart, high-energy, passionate message motivates and engages all audiences to step into their greatness, providing them with the motivation to take the next step toward living their dream. Les Brown’s charisma, warmth and sense of humor have impacted many lives.
Bob Circosta is television’s first ever home shopping host and has achieved over one billion dollars in personal product sales on live television. His offices are in Clearwater, Florida, just a few miles from the Home Shopping Network’s corporate building. Circosta is considered one of the pioneers of the home shopping industry.
David Corbin is known in and out of CEO Space as the guy who for three decades builds businesses and businesspeople by adding clarity to what their business requires in terms of core competencies, helps them gauge their own level of competency for each level as well as those of their team players, and helps them prioritize and close the gaps in all areas. Closing gap, growing people, profits and satisfaction through mentoring, connecting and counsel.
June Davidson is a total visionary and feels that with her years of experience and expertise as an Entrepreneur she could share her knowledge with other people that would become a part of her network.
Scott’s work on employee attrition has been nationally recognized and his concept of tenure equity has been acknowledged as one of the most important new business metrics in a decade. He has developed over twenty new processes, measurements and tools for addressing employee productivity and Enterprise Performance Planning.
Michael has observed up-close the shifting dynamics of the publishing industry and how content reaches today’s varied audiences. He is involved in the creation of a groundbreaking new venture, Be, which promises to help interact with audiences to provide content in a way that no company ever has.
One of the elite in an international field, Pamela Edwards is a Master Practitioner of Classical Feng Shui with more than 25 years of business experience in design related fields
Dr. Kevin Emery
For over a decade now Kevin has written books, spoken and taught throughout the US and Europe on the subject of ADD/HD, as an evolutionary process, a gift and a broaden of the bandwidth of humanity. He has several books out and for three years had his own radio show called Outside The Box with Dr Kevin.
Eve Eschner Hogan
Eve’s specialty is helping people to access their own inner wisdom, and create healthier, more joyful relationships—whether with a loved one, with one’s self in the form of self-esteem or with Spirit. Her charismatic style captivates listeners, igniting people’s enthusiasm and joy for life.
Gerry is the owner and President of Gerry Foster Marketing, a full-service brand development company that specializes in showing entrepreneurs how to transform their business into an irresistible brand and get the success they deserve.
Behind the scenes here at CEO Space, Dr. Gruder oversees our Integrity Audit process, and conducts Integrity Upgrade training programs with Berny, club presidents, and faculty, as part of CEO Space’s ongoing commitment to optimizing our Brand & Relationship Integrity.
A highly successful inventor & industrial designer, Tom has been rethinking brand innovation for over 25 years. His automated Brandcasting service and Feed Your Brand podcast spreads original marketing messages on behalf of speakers, authors, celebrities & publications helping them grow a valuable audience, and diversify into high-converting revenue streams.
Tracy is an Inc. Innovation Columnist & co-host of Product Launch Hazzards & the WTFFF?! 3D Printing podcast. As ghost designer & product strategist for 250+ consumer products generating over $2 Billion at retail, she has worked with design-leading brands and entrepreneurial start-ups to out-design, out-source and out-profit the competition.
Sherita has aided in securing millions of dollars in funding, while helping to develop more than 600 businesses. She’s the Founder and President of the Kreative Images Foundation (K.I.), established in August 1994. Sherita has appeared in numerous news and magazine publications, and on radio and television shows all over the world, while also speaking at business conferences, churches, transitional facilities, and correctional institutions.
Bob Johnson brings a broad base of experience in executive development, organizational effectiveness and business processes, stemming from a varied background in organizational development, public speaking, and international management.
For over 15 years Lisa Kelley has worked with top Fortune 50 companies such as Bank of America, PepsiCo, Cisco & DuPont specializing in high-end Corporate Sales, Marketing & Advertising. Lisa has been successful in developing effective sales campaigns and creating new profit centers within a variety of industries.
Mr. Kunzler has prepared patent applications for numerous Fortune 500 companies, emerging software and Internet companies, as well as individuals and start-up ventures. He also has extensive experience in and regularly counsels clients in the areas of trademarks, copyrights, computer law, licensing, trade secrets, and intellectual property litigation and litigation avoidance.
His strategic planning process empowers a company’s leadership with a roadmap and process that increases the likelihood that they will achieve their corporate vision within their desired time frame. His experience in both private business and public accounting uniquely qualifies him as a strategic planning facilitator, creative profit advisor, and a business advisor for all businesses.
Karen Leland is the President of Sterling Marketing Group, where she helps authors, experts, small businesses and Fortune 1000 companies build stronger brands and businesses using The Modern Marketing Pyramid™ method,— a strategic and comprehensive approach that integrates business development, branding, content/Internet marketing, public relations and social media.
Paul Lemberg helps entrepreneurs become wealthy.
No kidding… Paul has consulted with Fortune-100 companies like Cisco, Adobe, IBM, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan/Chase, Mass Mutual, and Accenture, but his real passion is advising thousands of small business owners and CEOs, helping them double and triple their profits, and sometimes grow their companies more than 10-fold.
Eric Lofholm is a Master Sales Trainer who has trained tens of thousands of sales professionals nationwide. He is President and CEO of Eric Lofholm International, Inc., an organization he founded to serve the needs of sales professionals worldwide.
Jill is a popular international speaker who teaches powerful publicity, networking, and how to be influential techniques. As the CEO of the strategic consulting firm, Promising Promotion, Jill has trained companies in innovative techniques to improve bottom line results.
Mr. Gregory Lyle graduated from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and is licensed to practice in the State of Utah. He is a member of the Utah State Bar Securities Section. His practice areas include securities, business, contract drafting, bankruptcy, real estate, and estate planning. He is also fluent in Spanish.
Morley G. Mendelson is Of Counsel in the firm’s Corporate, and Tax and Estate Planning Practice Groups in Los Angeles. His practice includes the corporate transactions cellular communications and real estate area with an emphasis on tax consequences.
Steve Meyers is a leading attorney in the areas of securities laws compliance and technology licensing. He has over 25 years of business law experience with emerging and high growth companies.
As a Business Strategist, Vincent provides support on both the Executive and Board levels. His expertise includes areas such as corporate structure, business development and growth, management, and capital acquisition. His clients range from start up companies to existing businesses during various growth stages.
Bruce R. Needham is a partner with Kunzler Law Group and is a registered patent attorney with a strong technical background with over 15 years of engineering experience prior to law school. His clients range from Fortune 500s to entrepreneurs. His practice focuses on patents, trademarks, copyrights, and licensing.
Dr. Marissa Pei
On-Air Personality, Life Balance Coach, TV Commentator, Corporate Psychologist, MC & Motivational Speaker
Bob Proctor has spent nearly 50 years working with business entities and individuals around the world to develop strategies that will assist individuals at all levels to grow, improve and adapt to the ever‐changing nature in today’s world.
A business woman and empowerment, accountability and success coach today, Suzy travels worldwide helping people overcome limiting beliefs, procrastination, financial struggles stress, other obstacles and life challenges.
Justin Recla has 13 years experience and advanced training with the US Army and government defense contractors abroad. He is a subject matter expert in tactical questioning, surveillance, counter espionage, threat and vulnerability assessments, and investigative techniques. Justin and his wife, Tonya Dawn Recla, are both former counterintelligence agents with the US government. They own Vetting Solutions, LLC and the Clear Business DirectoryTM.
Tonya Dawn Recla
Tonya Dawn Recla has over 10 years of extensive military and government training in counterintelligence investigative and surveillance techniques. She holds a degree in intercultural communication and an advanced degree in critical theory. Tonya Dawn and her husband, Justin Recla, are both former counterintelligence agents with the US government. They own Vetting Solutions, LLC and the Clear Business DirectoryTM.
Filmmaker and Motivational Speaker Greg S. Reid is a #1 best-selling author, entrepreneur, and the CEO of several successful corporations, who has dedicated his life to helping others achieve the ultimate fulfillment of finding and living a life of purpose. His unique style has made him a highly sought-after Keynote Speaker for Corporations, Universities and Charitable organizations alike.
Ms. Saxton is a four-time Emmy-nominated producer who spent years being on the receiving end of pitches at shows including The View, The Rosie O’Donnell Show, Barbara Walters Specials, and Good Morning America. This extensive experience gives her an insider’s status that enables her to identify the concepts that resonate for print editors, as well as television and radio producers, and gatekeepers of digital media.
Lauren Solomon has developed the personal images of superstars – celebrities, CEOs and corporations worldwide. She’s the former in-house image expert at Chase Manhattan Bank. Lauren knows that your image IS serious business and serious CEOs dress the part.
Maria Crimi Speth
Ms. Speth, a shareholder in the law firm of Jaburg & Wilk, P.C., practices in the areas of intellectual property, internet law, and commercial litigation, representing clients throughout the United States. Ms. Speth has authored articles on the topics of litigation and intellectual property, published in The Business Journal, the Arizona Journal of Real Estate & Business, and the Arizona Attorney.
With his twenty plus years of consulting experience, William Stierle’s masterful impact is being felt daily inside of the world’s top business schools, Fortune 500 companies, governmental institutions and many organizations throughout the world.
Mr. Ronald N. Vance graduated from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, in Sacramento, California, and has practiced business and securities law since 1981. After receiving his Juris Doctorate in 1980, he was admitted to the California State Bar and was also admitted to the Utah State Bar in 1981. He began his career in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he developed expertise in the fields of corporate and securities law. Mr. Vance is licensed in the States of Utah and California.After working for several years with Reynolds & Moxley, a small boutique law firm focused on securities and natural resources offerings, Mr. Vance started his own firm representing small and mid-size private and publicly held companies, their officers and directors.
Mr. Vollmer is the founder and President of VII Inc., a strategic planning, systems engineering and investment capital firm specializing in government and business initiatives. VII’s clients include major international government agencies and corporations. VII Capital Partners specialized in financing emerging businesses.
Dave is a creative, enterprising CPA executive who places a high premium on top performance, profitable results, and relationship building. A strong leader and forward thinker, he possesses excellent strategic and business planning, and analytical and marketing skills. He has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, SEC filings, and accounting and financial reporting functions.
Attorney Warner has assisted countless clients and business owners start and grow their business and has advised them on joint ventures, private placements, public offerings or debt financing. A public speaker as well, Ms. Warner regularly makes presentations to various business associations and conducts seminars/workshops as a faculty member of CEO Space, Inc., a reputable, national business network organization which helps business owners and entrepreneurs reach their full potential.
Mr. Webb is a recognized national expert in intellectual property law and has been quoted worldwide in nationally syndicated publications. He is also a civilian partner with the FBI in promoting the protection of critical information systems.
Michael developed and was the director of a Feng Shui College for 5 years, and is considered a Specialist Practitioner in the top 100 consultants worldwide.
As a leader in the business world, Aaron has consulted government leaders, participated on corporate boards of directors and mentored ultra-successful CEOs. Based on these experiences he has developed a cutting edge system for leveling the playing field for small business owners.