Speakers - JOYELY

Robert White

Robert White’s extensive experience as an entrepreneurial CEO in the personal and professional development industry has created a deep understanding of the personal and professional challenges faced by executives and owners for the imperative of a “results really matter” orientation.

Robert founded and led training industry success stories LifeSpring and ARC International with over one million graduates of their high-impact experiential seminars. As a friend of John Denver, he brings good stories, great energy, and a beautiful heart.

Linda Fisk

Linda Fisk is a multi-award-winning leader, keynote speaker, author and university professor dedicated to amplifying and extending the success of other high-caliber business leaders. She is the Founder and CEO of LeadHERship Global, a community of unstoppable women enhancing their leadership blueprint and embracing their power to be the best version of themselves- in work and life. In LeadHERship Global, Linda supports and guides ambitious, creative women to move in the direction of their purpose, their mission and their dreams with powerful connections, critical support, practical tools and valuable resources to show up, speak up and step up in their careers and personal lives.

Barbara Daoust

Barbara Daoust is an acclaimed Success Coach, author of “True Love Barbara Daoust, True Self: a Journey to Self-love”, and inspirational speaker. Barbara shows entrepreneurs, business owners, and individuals how to break through their fears, limitations, and negative mindsets in order to achieve outstanding results in both their personal and professional lives.

Barbara spent most of her career in Theatre Arts, Film, and Television as a director, acting coach, writer, and producer. Her search for consistently dramatic and lasting results led her to become a certified “Thinking into Results” consultant. Stories of joy include working with Bob Proctor and The Olsen Twins!  Linked In

Theresa Ashby

Dr. Theresa Ashby is known as a Stratologist. She is recognized as a savvy, provocative, and genuine individual and is widely respected for her business acumen. Theresa is a national business and success consultant, advisor, speaker, and author who is passionate about driving businesses forward, as this is what she believes helps grow the economy on all levels.

Theresa impacts organizations through the delivery of groundbreaking speeches, consulting, and advisement. Her background includes thirty years of experience in a variety of leadership roles, managing a $50 million budget.

Dr. Paul Abell

Dr. Paul Abell holds a Ph.D. in Human Behavior from Ryokan College and has been a professional consultant in the field of Holistic Healthcare and Longevity for over forty-five years. Throughout his career, he has integrated and utilized a wide spectrum of health-enhancing techniques which integrate-Longevity counseling/education, a hands-on healing process known as Jin Shin, The Art of Longevity(based on Traditional Chinese Medicine). essentially, a very specialized health awareness/consciousness tool called Voice Dialogue.

Dr. Pauls’s comprehensive review and life-long study of the scientific research regarding every aspect of longevity provides the backbone of information for the educational aspects of his work.   His book, JOY IS…365 Keys To Longevity is a daily tool to keep joy top of mind.

Kyle Vermeulen

Kyle K. Vermeulen has a lifetime of marketing experience that he has shared by traveling and speaking on world stages. He is a business-savvy individual with a knack for identifying & adapting to emerging market trends.

KKV Marketing is a firm that has the vision of achieving growth for people and their businesses. To do so, the firm leverages creative talent from various backgrounds to do whatever it takes to make the clients front and center.

Kyle has a gift, to tell moving stories that create impact.  He tells us how life’s ups and downs should have said, stop, how he kept going, and what it took to get where he is today.

Tricia Benn

Tricia Benn is the Chief Community Officer of the C-Suite Network and the General Manager of The Hero Club, an invitation-only membership organization for CEOs, founders, and investors.

As an officer of these organizations, her mission is to build a platform and community that accelerates the success of C-Level executives, owners, investors, and influencers. She is a leader in creating an executive community of collaboration, based on integrity, transparency, and measuring success beyond the numbers alone.  She has The Hero Factor as she brings everyone she knows along with her to achieve unlimited success.

Jim Wilder

Jim Wilder, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, and MA, Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary has been training leaders and counselors for thirty years on five continents. He is the author of over ten books with a strong focus on maturity and relational skills for leaders, including his co-authored book Rare Leadership.

For decades, Dr. Jim Wilder has been delving into biblical scripture, spiritual formation, and brain science. These studies led to the development of a unique model of spiritual and psychological maturation.

This model was defined in the book “The Life Model: Living from the Heart Jesus Gave You” and has been practiced at The Shepherd’s House Counseling Center in Pasadena, California (now Life Model Works) and is currently being taught in churches, marriage seminars and recovery programs around the world.

Laura Neubauer

Laura Neubauer is a professional Bad Ass! Her exceptional business acumen coupled with her grit and entrepreneurial spirit grew her previous company, Deliver It, into a multi-million dollar company in just a few years.

Laura has been recognized as Orange County’s Entrepreneur to Watch. She was honored as California’s Business Women of the Year”. And her company was recognized as one of Inc’s fastest-growing companies in America.

Laura’s success is based on integrity, strong relationships, and the passion to see other people succeed. Laura is a consultant for many companies because of her creative solutions and “out of the box” business concepts. As a speaker, her no BS attitude brings a new and exciting atmosphere to business.

Dr. Alise Cortez

Dr. Alise Cortez is a Purpose/Engagement Catalyst, Speaker, Consultant, Researcher, Published Author, and Radio Show / Podcast Host based in Dallas, Texas. Her career in Human Capital / Organizational Excellence spans more than 20 years. Today she and her team are focused on helping companies, leaders, and individuals across the globe to cultivate meaning and purpose in their leadership and work to achieve greater fulfillment, higher engagement, more impactful results, and harmonic work-life integration.

Dr. Alise is a sought-after speaker and consults with organizations to increase employee engagement. Her Podcast is over 700 strong and is the author of multiple books, including Purpose Ignited: How Inspiring Leaders Unleash Passion and Elevate Cause.

Nicole Martin

Nicole Martin is Chief Empowerment Officer and Founder of HRBoost, LLC a Shared Services Consulting firm based in the north suburbs of Chicago. In recognition of her professional excellence as well as her community involvement, Nicole has been honored by multiple organizations and most recently as a 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year Champion by Enterprising Women Magazine. A sought-after expert, her knowledge and advice have been featured in newspapers and magazines throughout the country. Recent publications in which she has been seen include Forbes.com, the Daily Herald Business Ledger, and Fast Company.

Nicole is the host online of HR in the Fast Lane and contributing writer for the Chicago Business Journal. Nicole has authored, International Literary Award and Amazon Best Seller, The Talent Emergency, the accompanying Talent Emergency Guidebook, The Human Side of Profitability, and The Power of Joy & Purpose.


Multi-Platinum award-winning artist VASSY has positioned herself as one of dance music’s most prominent authentic female artists. The Australian powerhouse’s discography includes numerous global chart- topping hits, such as “Bad,” & “Secrets,” with Dance Music iIcons, David Guetta & Tiësto, earning her multiple #1s in over 30. VASSY has topped the Billboard Dance Charts & Dance Radio in the US an impressive eight times with recent singles “Trouble”, “Concrete Heart”, “Lost” featuring Afrojack, & “Nothing To Lose” co-produced with Tiësto. She’s become a mainstay act at major EDM festivals around the world including Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, Belgium’s Tomorrowland, New York’s Electric Zoo, and Australia’s Stereosonic. Her music has been heard in global television campaigns for brands like Victoria’s Secret, Nike, and Pepsi and her single “We Are Young” was featured in the film trailers for Disney’s Academy Award-winning blockbuster Frozen, Cabin In The Woods and Tina Fey’s Admission.

Sharon Delaney McCloud

Sharon Delaney McCloud is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, TEDx speaker, Certified Diversity Executive CDE®, agency owner, adjunct professor, author, and communications expert who helps leaders amplify their impact to drive business results. As an active member of the National Speakers Association, Sharon connects with people, while at the same time, offering actionable insights.

Sharon has been featured in numerous publications, including Sheryl Sandburg’s Option B digital platform, Thrive Global, Enterprising Women, and co-authored the book, Keep Going, Memoirs of Strength, Courage & Perseverance.  In 2018, Sharon was selected for the Best of KNOW Book, recognizing the top professional women from across North America in the KNOW network. In December 2019, Sharon had the opportunity to share her big idea with the world on a TEDx stage.  Through Giving Vilomahs a Voice, Sharon shows us how to approach conversations with bereaved parents. This passion led to her writing a letter to the White House advocating for the bereavement leave policy. That letter turned into an invitation to meet one on one with President Joe Biden in the summer of 2021 when they discussed the need for paid bereavement leave.

Michael Beas

Michael Alexander Beas holds an associate’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in business management; none of which has anything to do with writing novels. He spent over a dozen years working in banking, telecommunications and commercial insurance. In those industries, he dedicated the bulk of his time selling products and services to customers.

Michael has always enjoyed writing but busy schedules never gave him the time needed to follow the dream of completing a novel. Then one day, life gave him the opportunity to fulfill that dream. Beas lives in New York City and is the CEO of Raver Magazine a Digital and Print Magazine dedicated to the Dance Music Community.

Steve Mariotti

Steve Mariotti believes in the power of entrepreneurship to eradicate poverty and transform society.

An entrepreneur, teacher, author and lifelong student, Mariotti is best known for starting the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) based on the insights he gained from teaching in some of New York City’s toughest public schools in the ’80s. Through his own teaching and through NFTE’s international presence, Mariotti has helped more than a million students discover the power of business ownership. Verne Harnish, founder of the Young Entrepreneurs’ Organization, now known as Entrepreneurs’ Organization, and the Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs, called Mariotti “one of the greatest teachers of our time.”

From the World Economic Forum in Davos to the pages of the New York Times, Mariotti has spent decades fighting for the rights of entrepreneurs everywhere.

A prolific writer, approximately 1.2 million copies of Steve’s books, textbooks and workbooks have been sold or donated worldwide. His latest book, a memoir entitled Goodbye Homeboy was ranked #1 on Amazon.

A native of Flint, Michigan, he graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has also studied at Harvard University, Stanford University, and Brooklyn College.

Pat Armitstead

In 2001 Pat Armitstead declared herself to be the World’s First Joyologist. She is a Keynote Speaker, Facilitator, and Coach of Joyology and is specialized in Transforming Individual and Workplace well-being.

Pat has delivered over 1000 keynotes and has featured alongside speaking greats such as Jack Canfield, Dr. John Demartini, and Patricia Fripp. She has won 5 speaking awards including the New Zealand National Speakers Association “Speaker of the Year”, the highest honor awarded by that association. Pat Referred to as “Australasia’s answer to Patch Adams and is the epitome of good humor, unwavering positivity, and creativity..

Lance Schiffman

Lance Schiffman’s endeavors read like a roll call: philanthropist, entrepreneur, adventurer, investor, author, speaker, consultant, coach, humanitarian, advisor, and closest to his heart, he is a father to three beautiful girls. He started his first business before age ten, and by age 20 he owned an apartment complex and gas station. This led to his interests in commercial and residential real estate. With a keen interest in participating in others’ success, he invests financial and intellectual capital in ventures which have forward-thinking and resilient leadership.

Dr. Lisa D. Jenkins

Dr. Lisa Jenkins is a cultural strategist, adjunct professor, faith-based leader, and a former Human Resources professional for a Fortune 100 company. In a world of disruption, Dr. Lisa encourages people to understand that there is strength in our differences. The goal? Changing our world and your bottom line…at the same time!

Lisa is a dynamic and engaging transformational speaker. With over 30 years of diverse experience, she brings her unique expertise gained in academia as a multicultural studies expert, the corporate sector as a human resources diversity specialist.

Jeffrey Hayzlett

Jeffrey Hayzlett is a primetime television host of C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett and Executive Perspectives on C-Suite TV, and business podcast host of All Business with Jeffrey Hayzlett on C-Suite Radio.

He is a global business celebrity, speaker, best-selling author, and Chairman of C-Suite Network, home of the world’s most trusted network of C-Suite leaders. Hayzlett is a well-traveled public speaker, former Fortune 100 CMO, and author of three best-selling business books: The Hero Factor, Think Big, Act Bigger: The Rewards of Being Relentless, Running the Gauntlet and The Mirror Test.


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Sheryl Lynn

Sheryl Lynn’s leadership ability and experiences help her approach client issues with a practical, solutions-based focus. Her experience includes roles as the founder and owner of a successful family-owned consulting firm, where she was the director of marketing and public relations. She was also the business development director for several firms in the consumer-packaged goods industry.

Sheryl led organizations where she worked with business owners and entrepreneurs on their business, marketing and strategic plans.

Chad Burmeister

Chad has a successful career in building high-velocity sales teams at companies including Cisco-WebEx, Riverbed Technology, ON24, ConnectAndSell, and RingCentral. Chad was the Founding Chapter President of the AA-ISP Silicon Valley Chapter which was voted two years in a row as “Chapter of the Year”, Director of AA-ISP Frontline Friday, and Colorado Chapter President to help advance the profession of inside sales to the next level of professionalism and performance. Chad is currently on the team who launched the Denver Enterprise Sales Forum.

Rich Bontrager

I am a survivor – and a thriver. I have cheated death three times: defying the medical odds at birth, surviving a severe fire accident at age 10, and more recently receiving a life-saving liver transplant. I bouncing back because of my grit and resilience. And despite having a horrible stutter as a child, I overcame it to enjoy a successful career as a sports broadcaster, radio and TV talk-show host, and keynote speaker.

During 2020 when many speakers assumed their careers were over or at least on hiatus, I created and host a successful TV show.

Tricia Benn

Tricia Benn is the Chief Community Officer of the C-Suite Network and the General Manager of The Hero Club, an invitation-only membership organization for CEOs, founders, and investors.

As an officer of these organizations, her mission is to build a platform and community that accelerates the success of c-level executives, owners, investors and influencers. She is a leader in creating an executive community of collaboration, based on integrity, transparency, and measuring success beyond the numbers alone – ‘The Hero Factor.’

This approach has driven her more than 20-year track record of industry disruption .

Dr. Stevie Dawn

Dr. Stevie Dawn is a professional speaker and coach with over 20 years of teaching and training experience. After an adventurous career as a dancer, an injury led her to have to choose a new path. After diving back into school, Dr. Stevie Dawn emerged as a thought-leader in leadership and emotional intelligence. Today, organizations and leaders hire her to unleash unstoppable success because most have unrealized profits, un-lived aspirations, and underwhelming results. By creating a bold, confident mindset and teaching others to Own their Ocean, Dr. Stevie Dawn encourages everyone to live life with a default setting of Awesome. Bottomline, a shark never swims backward…only charges ahead.

Sandra Dee Robinson

Hi I’m Sandra Dee.

I’ve discovered the freedom that comes from caring about one’s life’s mission with soul stirring fire and stopping the wasted time in self judgement.
That’s why my mission is to empower leaders around the world by fine-tuning their language and presentation, leadership, video and media. I offer a select few equine-assisted coaching in exclusive retreats as a huge part of this unveiling of God-given communication strengths and abilities. (It’s a natural fit.)

Years ago, while still working as an actor in Daytime TV, I was auditioning for a role to host an infomercial when the director interrupted and asserted, “Sweetie, just be yourself.”