The World Council of Joy                          

Managed & Operated by JOYELY, LLC.        



To be the thought leaders of a unique global initiative, providing experiences for JOY and Life Expansion through a council of action-based and collaborative professionals and change-makers. 


Meet the World Council of Joy! 

We are CEOs, Executives, Educators, and Professionals from all sectors of society who have supported the global expansion of betterment in the world through joy and​ JOYELY.​​​

Together, we are deliberate and determined to give time and energy to a subject that addresses social issues and solves world problems, the powerful simplicity of joy. 


The WCOJ works in partnership with local and global communities and organizations (public, voluntary, and private sectors) to develop a vision for their local area, working collaboratively to improve services and quality of life for citizens. Councilors of the WCOJ have a lead role in their communities creating both a nation and a world of joy.

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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.

Mitzi Perdue

Mitzi Perdue is the Founder and President of WTF, Win Fight! She is raising funds for fighting human trafficking. She is a businesswoman, a master storyteller, and an accomplished artist. She is also the author of more than 1800 newspaper and magazine articles on family business, food, agriculture, the environment, philanthropy, biotechnology, genetic engineering, and women’s health.

Paul Abell

Paul Abell, Ph.D. in Human Behavior, B.A. in Psychology. Author of Joy is . . . 365 Keys to Longevity -A #1 International Best Seller on Amazon. Apprenticed to Li Bao Yu- Bejing in Chinese Healing ArtsPrivate and practiced as a consultant in Holistic health, Encino, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills for 45 years.

Dr. Lisa D. Jenkins

Dr. Lisa 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!

Dr. Alise Cortez

After earning her Masters in Liberal Studies (focusing on International Relations with South America), Alise earned a Ph.D. in Human Development from Fielding Graduate University. Fascinated with how people choose and experience their careers, she focused her dissertation on meaning in work and its relationship to personal identity. Today she is a Purpose Catalyst, Speaker, Consultant, Researcher, Published Author, and Radio Show / Podcast Host based from Dallas, Texas.

Kyle Vermuelen

Kyle Vermuelen is an expert in Social Media Marketing and Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Brand Consulting, Business Consulting, Marketing Consulting, Marketing Strategy, Lead Generation, Mobile Marketing. Kyle has been on stages in front of thousands teaching principles of living life fully.

Barbara Daoust

Prior to becoming a speaker, coach, and leader, Barbara spent 25 years in the entertainment industry. I have a Masters in directing from UCLA and worked with the Olsen twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, for ten years as their personal acting coach. She ran an Acting Academy for young performers. Barbara Daoust is an acclaimed Success Coach with Proctor/Gallagher Institute.

Krysta Dancy, MA, MFT

Krysta Dancy founded the Birth & Trauma Support Center in Roseville, CA. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT #48506) with expertise in trauma and fertility-related mental health. She is a Certified Brainspotting Practitioner and a CE provider for both licensed mental health and obstetric providers. She is a regular guest speaker on the subject of trauma-informed maternity care.

Laura Neubauer

Laura is the CEO of Kaleidoscope Media Services, a digital marketing company specializing in online learning academies. They build learning platforms for business success! Laura was CEO of Deliver It and it turned into a multi-million dollar company in just a few years and was recognized as one of Inc’s fastest-growing companies in America. Laura was President of the National Association of Women’s Business Owners. She was honored as California’s Business Women of the Year”.

Theresa Ashby, PhD, MBA

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.

Dr. Jeffrey Magee

Dr. Jeffrey Magee has been called one of today’s leading “Leadership & Marketing Strategists.” Jeff is the Author of more than 20 books, three college graduate management text books, four best sellers, and is the Publisher of PERFORMANCE/P360 Magazine.

Sharon Delaney McCloud

Sharon Delaney McCloud is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, TEDx Speaker, Certified Diversity Executive CDE®, agency owner, cancer survivor, Olympic Torch Bearer and communications expert who amplifies your impact in business and life through high-content programs that deliver results.

Pat Armitstead

In 2001 Pat Armitstead declared herself to be the Worlds First Joyologist. She is a Keynote Speaker, Facilitator and Coach of Joyology and is specialized in Transforming Individual and Workplace Wellbeing.

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.

Robert White

Robert White’s extensive experience as an entrepreneurial CEO in the personal & professional development industry has created a deep understanding of the personal & professional challenges faced by executives.

Scott Schilling

Scott Schilling is the Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for BeeKonnected, an online platform that combines the attributes on online dating software, with search engine capability, and social media visibility, connectivity, and branding, to create an intentional community of business professionals coming together to do purposeful business with quality and integrity.