MASTER OF CEREMONIES - Omar Rivas
Omar will be serving as our Master of Ceremonies for the day
Omar Rivas - Speaker, Coach and Advisor, Founder of Rivasity
For over 30 years Omar Rivas has been influential in the business community through 9 companies, 5 verticals, and 2 coasts as a business owner, executive and leader. An award winning educational and motivational speaker, executive coach and advisor described by his clients as passionate, disruptive, innovative, and charming. His passion to create innovative ways to influence an audience, has been noted by companies such as Microsoft, Costco, Expedia, RealNetworks, Google, Group Health, Coinstar, Virginia Mason, Zymogentics, T-Mobile, Pemco, Harborview, and many more. As a speaker he presented his way to the World Championship of Public Speaking Finals in 2011 and became one of the top 9 speakers in the world, out of 30,000 competitors in 116 countries, for Toastmasters International. Today he delivers keynotes, seminars and workshops on various business principles, and coaches executives in the art of influencing their audience with brilliant presentations. He lives in Woodinville WA with his wife of 16 years and their 3 hairy kids (Biewer and Yorkshire terriers) living a life of challenges and reward.
Janet McNaughton - President of Lasting Impressions, PRESIDENT of Win With WashingtoN
Janet’s love for sports began at the age of 4, sitting with dad on the couch as he explained each play on a legal pad. Understanding why the game is won or lost leads to considering the whole picture. Janet brings passion, vision and clarity to the marketing campaigns she creates, transforming traditional promotional products into strategic tools that inspire results. Since 1996, Janet has served clients across the United States in 11 vertical markets to build winning relationships with the people who matter most to their business.
Master Change - Prepare - Right Now!
KRISTINE KANNO - PRINCIPAL, TEN STRATEGIC WEALTH GROUP
The Inside Job:
Strong Internal Buy-In
BRIANNA HOME - PRINCIPAL AND STRATEGIC DIRECTOR, HANSEN BELYEA
Brianna believes solid marketing plans have the power to transform industries. She has witnessed this power first hand through her 10+ years leading successful marketing programs for groups such as tunnel-boring machine developer The Robbins Company and the adventure-touring startup, AltRider, which she transformed from unknown to globally recognized. Brianna has spent the past two years on the agency side. As Principal at Hansen Belyea, she leads clients to succeed through their own marketing initiatives – from rebranding to websites to print collateral to marketing plans.
Finding Cash in Unexpected Places
Bruce Follansbee - Director, Expense Reduction Analysts
Father, runner, reader, connector and continuous learner, skilled in the art of transforming businesses expenses into a positive cash flow. A graduate Boston University (BS-BA) and the University of Miami (MBA), Bruce has over 30 years of corporate experience helping clients improve their business processes, resulting in more efficient operations and freeing up resources in order to focus on their core competencies.