2014 SUCCESS! Summit Speakers!

We have the best of the best! Top experts will share the hottest tips and the latest trends in business. Learn proven strategies about sales & marketing, social media & websites, branding and more PLUS get the tools and resources you need to implement these ideas immediately and grow your business!


2014 cathy headshot sparkle low resCathy Alessandra

Cathy Alessandra is a dynamic speaker, best-selling author, radio host and the Chief Innovative Officer of Alessandra Media Group LLC.  Since 1995, she has published the successful niche magazine, What’s Up For Kids™ serving families in Los Angeles.  In 2011, she took her expertise in publishing, marketing and business to launch Today’s Innovative Woman™, creating a niche magazine serving smart, savvy women business owners.  Additionally, Cathy hosts the weekly podcast radio show, Innovative Women in Business, interviewing successful women entrepreneurs and published the #1 Amazon bestseller, Millionaire Moms in the Making. Cathy was awarded the 2014 Anita Roddick Entrepreneur Award – Women Making History by the Business Women’s Mega Mixer, the 2013 Spirit Award from Worthwhile Referral Services, 2012 Leading Moms in Business award by StartUp Nation, the 2011 Top 50 Mompreneur’s of the Year award by Babble.com, was a finalist for the 2011 Ali Brown Platinum Excellence Award, and received the President’s Call to Service Life-Time Achievement award. She has been featured on CBS.com, career-intelligence.com and KFWB news radio in Los Angeles . She speaks on stages around the country on topics ranging from marketing to her YES I CAN inspirational movement.  You can read more about Cathy at www.CathyAlessandra.com.


caterina rando summitCaterina Rando

Caterina Rando, MA, MCC, shows women entrepreneurs how to build thriving businesses by raising their expert status through speaking.

She is a business strategist, sought after speaker, author of the national best seller, Learn to Power Think and co-author of Incredible Business and Woman Entrepreneur Extraordinaire.

Caterina is also the creator of the Sought After Speaker Summit and The Business Breakthrough Summit, two live events designed to provide you with the tools to accelerate your business success. Find out more at http://soughtafterspeaker.com


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Elizabeth McCormick

Filmed for ABC News “20/20,” seen on MSNBC, CBS News and featured in the Wall Street Journal, Elizabeth McCormick has empowered audiences all over America with her action-packed speaking.
As an Army Black Hawk Helicopter Pilot, Elizabeth flew missions such as Air Assault/Rappelling, Command & Control, VIP, and Military intelligence.  She also supported UN peacekeeping operations in Kosovo as the S-4 Logistics Officer in Charge at the Battalion level and receiving the Meritorious Service Medal for her excellence in service.

She retired from the military as a Chief Warrant Officer 2, after a career-ending injury. An advocate for women veterans and disabled veterans, Elizabeth serves on the Board of Directors for Grace After Fire. Elizabeth was honored with the 2011 Congressional Veteran Commendation for her commitment to duty and community.

Elizabeth is a founding member of the John Maxwell Team of speakers, coaches and trainers, as well as an award-winning sales consultant. A dynamic entertainer, Elizabeth is a sought-after keynote speaker. She inspires audiences with her experiences and stories from her years as a Black Hawk Helicopter pilot and turns them into lessons that you can understand and use.

A No. 1 best-selling author, Elizabeth co-wrote Succeeding in Spite of Everything. She is currently writing her 4th book, The P.I.L.O.T. Method, due out in August and has more in development. Connect with Elizabeth at www.YourInspirationalSpeaker.com.



adam-urbanski-LOW RES-2013-SeptAdam Urbronson

Adam Urbanski, founder of MerchantAccountMentors.com, is a secret weapon behind some of today’s biggest entrepreneurial success stories. Tens of thousands of coaches, consultants and other professionals use his no-nonsense, easy to implement, step-by-step marketing strategies to turn their ideas into super successful businesses that make a big impact and generate profits fast!

Best-selling author and known world-wide as the Millionaire Marketing Mentor®, Adam built his first multi-million dollar business in the high risk merchant services provider industry in just ten years after coming to the USA from Poland with only $194 and very limited ability to speak English!

He’s known for his uncanny ability to quickly generate strategies that result in rapid profit explosions and many of today’s well-known marketing experts credit him for being the catalyst to their success.

His most popular programs, like the Attract Clients Like Crazy® Marketing System, Big Ticket Sales Formula, Overnight Authority Marketing Secrets and Business Growth Navigator Program  are used by professionals in dozens of service industries to flood their businesses with all the new clients they can handle.

Today Adam’s company provides training, coaching and mentoring to thousands of smart coaches, consultants and business owners who want to quickly advance their companies to mid six figures and into the multi-million dollar empires.

For an immediate access to a free 7-step strategic marketing plan and a regular doze of fresh, no-nonsense marketing tips and tutorials visit his website at http://www.TheMarketingMentors.com 



keri murphy HS low resKeri Murphy

Keri Murphy has a gift, she is able to uncover and ignite the “IT” factor within everyone she works with. As the CEO and founder of Inspired Living, Keri uses her on-camera talent and over 15 years of entrepreneur experience to help others create a thriving business doing what they love. She has worked on major networks such as E!, The Golf Channel, MTV and TV Guide just to name a few.

Through her celebrity interviews on Inspired Living TV, speaking, in addition to her highly sought-after mentoring and coaching programs, Keri is committed to empowering people around the globe Dream it, Live it, BE it! She is a current mentor for the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurs and her philosophy and on-camera trainings have been featured on CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and many more.

In addition to Inspired Living, Keri has partnered with the largest women’s conference in the country, the California Women’s Conference and became the Executive Producer of the Oregon Women’s Conference in 2013.

She’s a warm, honest, funny and captivating teacher who can spot and cultivate the “IT Factor” in her clients and students – and help them shine on-stage, on-camera, and in their lives and businesses.  Learn more at www.inspiredliving.tv.



Headshot - Liz Goodgold low resLiz Goodgold

Speaker and author Liz Goodgold is a fiery redhead with over 20 years of experience in marketing and branding. She is the author of RED FIRE BRANDING: Create a Hot Personal Brand and Have Customers for Life and DUH! Marketing.

Liz’s talks are the epitome of “edutainment” – blending information, education, humor, and real-world examples. This fireball of energy takes issues directly from her audience demonstrating how branding is the key to boosting business.

Liz is a practicing “branding guru” having worked for such major clients as the World Trade Centers, Sharp HealthCare, Quaker Oats, Pfizer, and Univision, so that she knows what works and what doesn’t.
An often quoted expert, Liz has appeared in over 500 media outlets including ABC, NBC, CBS, CNBC, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.



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As an expert in the field of Image Consulting, Doreen Dove coaches women to use style as a tool to take strategic control of their image and fully engage in the possibilities of their future. She is a highly qualified image consultant, personal stylist and dynamic speaker who guides women through the process of identifying the right clothing to enhance not only their figures, but also their state of mind.

If you are under-whelmed by your image, no doubt others are…
Doreen can empower you to live your life fully engaged with confidence, knowing you are communicating the best version of you!

Connect with Doreen at www.DoreenDove.com!



Dena Patton low res HeadshotDena Patton

Dena Patton is a global speaker, author and a transformational business coach.
When Dena’s not on stage, her greatness coaching and business training practice of 13 years guides; women, entrepreneurs and celebrities in building great companies and becoming great leaders. She is the author of Igniting Greatness and she’s most passionate about working with women who are changing the world with their businesses. Dena’s Greatness Marketing Academy and her coaching services have inspired and transformed thousands of businesses, and she has won 9 business awards and has been featured in 35 media stories including CNN, First Women, Enterprising Women, SheKnows TV, Entrepreneur and NBC.

Her first career was in New York City where she owned a PR & marketing company that also had a publishing division. At the age of 26 Dena sold that company to a start-up Internet, technology company and stayed on as their Director of Marketing where she built and led a community of 70,000 members, which has become the #1 global leader in it’s industry.
She is also passionate about creating charity and ministry projects that change the world, especially for women and girls. A few projects that she has founded/cofounded in the past 10 years are…
-The September 11 Photo Project – 6 city tour
-Chat, Chew and Chocolate -national womens group
-The Girls Rule Foundation – 501c3 for teen girls
-The Sisters Program – her faith based womens ministry program
Learn more about Dena at www.DenaPatton.com or connect at www.facebook.com/denapatton



stephanie otero headshotStephanie Otero

Stephanie Otero is a Business Success Coach who helps entrepreneurs take quantum leaps in their business and create a life of prosperity. With over 19 years of experience in the business industry, and 11 of those years being a successful entrepreneur, Stephanie is an expert in business financial and accounting strategies. In addition to being a Certified Coach, Stephanie is also a Certified Public Accountant. She is an expert in the spiritual laws, a published author, and a transformational speaker. You can learn more about Stephanie at StephanieOtero.com


Tish Times

Tish Times, founder and CEO of HireTimes Career & Coaching Group, started her career over seventeen years ago in the employment industry then owned her own staffing firm for five years. Because of this background, she excels at teaching job seekers to use networking and communication skills to locate and connect with potential employers. Tish uses a unique approach to networking in order to help companies increase employee engagement, improve camaraderie, minimize silos, create cross training programs and train managers on team building in the workplace. Tish also coaches entrepreneurs to amplify their business and increase profits with unparalleled networking strategies.

Tish is a networking expert, coach, professional facilitator, speaker, and trainer. She is a frequent speaker for professional associations and conferences regarding business development, workplace improvement, communication, confidence building, assertiveness in the workplace and a host of other issues. Because of Times’ expertise and skill, her workshops, one-to-one consultations, group facilitations, and individual performance coaching are not the typical “packaged” programs. Her ability to address free-flowing dialogue and inquiry allows individuals and groups to grow past their own obstacles and develop tools for success.

Most recently Tish has developed the Profitable Networking Academy, a training academy that teaches a systematic, sincere and effective approach to networking to produce lucrative bottom line results. Tish hosts a weekly internet radio program called From Connections to Cash with Tish Times on www.blogtalkradio/tishtimes. Tish Times is the author of “OMG! 10 Super Simple Steps for Career Success” and soon to be released, “The Profitable Network: Bankable Relationship Building Strategies that Boost Your Bottom Line”. For more information on her expertise and services, to obtain a complimentary get acquainted session, to subscribe to her ezine and to pick up your FREE video series – From Connections to Cash – visit TishTimes.com or contact her at tishtimes@hiretimescg.com


BibiHS 101DelwebBibi Goldstein

With over 22 years in the transportation/logistics industry Bibi has specific experience in space and time efficiencies through Six Sigma training for warehouses from 1,000 to 30,000+ square feet. This provided her the ability to visualize the final outcome even when the client cannot. Bibi recently co-authored “Get Organized Today” with other organizing experts hoping to reach out and help more people. Bibi can be reached at Buying Time LLC.