Board of Directors

Our Extraordinary Team of Passionate People Here to Serve You!

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Johansen Darren

PRESIDENT

Short Bio

Knowlton Cheryl

PRESIDENT ELECT

Cheryl Knowlton CSP DREI

Cheryl is the founder and CEO of Dynamite Productions, Inc., a national training company specializing in real estate compliance, audience engagement, and life balance. Obsessed with all things Disney, she brings energetic, engaging expertise into every keynote, every workshop she creates, and every book and course she authors - creating magic and fun for every audience.

 

Brian Michael

VICE PRESIDENT

Mike Brian

Mike Brian began his marketing and communications career in 1987. His expertise in strategically planning, designing and delivering powerful leadership presentations has helped hundreds of companies and thousands of executives connect with their audiences.

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IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Kris Barney works with organizations to develop Leaders who are worthy of following. She is the author of “Leadership from the Inside Out – Are You the Leader YOU Would Follow”, and the President of National Speakers Association Mountain West Chapter 2020-2021.

She is a successful entrepreneur, multi-faceted trainer and a leadership and communication expert. Her keynotes and trainings have been well received by corporate leaders, associations, entrepreneurs, and small business owners. She has successfully built and run four companies. The breadth of her experience gives her a unique vantage point that allows her to customize her message and relate to leaders’ struggles while leading them to solutions. She is the President of National Speakers Association Mountain West Chapter.

Her most important successes are being married to the love of her life Bill Barney for 36 years, raising four amazing children and having five Phenomenal Grandchildren! Kris loves making memories that bind with her family!

Lindsay Karen

SECRETARY

Karen Lindsay

Short Bio

Horn Spencer

TREASURER

Spencer is currently the President of Altium Leadership. He has previously been CEO of leadership development company and Vice President of a NASDAQ company which developed IMAX theaters in tourist destinations. There he worked with major organizations such as IMAX Corp., National Geographic Television, Radio City Productions, Disney Films and more. He has been speaking professionally for 11 years.

BOARD of DIRECTORS

Sokol Connie

BOARD MEMBER

Short Bio

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BOARD MEMBER

Michael D Page AUD

Dr Michael Page served in state & national leadership roles including professional association president, board chair for state licensure, national ethical practices chair, vice-president of a medical devices company, as well as adjunct /guest professor positions. His most recent speaking topics include the eradication of toxic workplace environments, by increasing self-awareness, mutual respect and trust!

Porcelli Michelle

BOARD MEMBER

Michelle Porcelli

Michelle is an Author, Educator, and Counselor.   She is The Resiliency Lady, an instructor for BYUIS, and former speaker for EFY.  She earned her Masters Degree in 2010 and strives to be a decent human being.

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BOARD MEMBER

Les Patterson

Short Bio

Cluff Julie

BOARD MEMBER

Julie Cluff

Julie Cluff is the founder and CEO of Build a Life After Loss, a company dedicated to providing uplifting grief support. Julie is an inspirational speaker, author, international grief coach and host of the popular Build a Life After Loss podcast. As a speaker, she weaves principles of recovery and success throughout her presentations to inspire others to action. Julie is the author of Miracles in the Darkness: Building a Life After Loss, in which she encourages readers to build a life they love despite hard times. She hopes that her experiences with overcoming devastating losses can bring reassurance to individuals, and can inspire leaders to reach for greater pinnacles of success despite their challenges. As a grief coach, Julie helps those who are grieving to find purpose and joy again after loss. She specializes in helping high achievers regain their competitive and innovative edge.

Julie and her fun-loving husband Ron are the parents of 6 beautiful children including 2 angels and 10 incredible grandchildren - which is the real reason to have children after all! She loves playing a good competitive tennis match and is currently trying to figure out the Pickleball craze. Julie is an avid reader, an accomplished pianist and an enthusiastic traveller.

BOARD MEMBER

Nate Woodbury

Nate Woodbury is a YouTube Producer, currently producing 12 daily YouTube channels. He uses his two major skill sets, Efficiency and Results focus, to help experts grow their YouTube following, and turn their channels into lead generation machines that generate seven figures. His largest channel generates over $1M per month, all from organic YouTube traffic.

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