Nancy Maron has over 20 years of experience working at the nexus of publishing, higher education and technology. Her work with the not-for-profit organization Ithaka S+R helped to advance the need for digital initiatives to adopt business practice in order to become sustainable. Today, Nancy works with publishers, librarians and other innovative project leaders to define, test and refine assumptions about new and existing programs and products.
Lisa Popp has a multifaceted background as an adventurer, librarian, runway model, poet, world traveler, runner/athlete and now is someone who is living on the economic edge.
Mark Mangelsdorf holds a BA with honors in both English and Psychology and currently works as a technical writer in the software industry. He was an alpine snow ski racer before settling into snow skiing for pleasure and not purely for sport.
With a bachelor’s in English and K-12 Education and a master’s in Library and Information Sciences, Amber Cross began her career teaching children how to write before she transitioned into ghostwriting. She has ghostwritten many novels and nonfiction texts that span a wide range of genres. Cross is always looking forward to new projects that challenge her creative skills.
I think of the door both as a physical reality and as a metaphor. Its design, construction and […]
Executive Director of Engineering & Network Services for Creospan, Inc., David Chisholm leads both the business development and delivery of wireless networks, including design, deployment and testing, with a strong focus on DAS and Small Cell and turn-key wireless communications solutions (both voice and data).
Stan Brock is Founder and President of Remote Area Medical® (1985). With a background that might cause British explorers, adventurers and archaeologists like Richard Francis Burton and British officer T. E. Lawrence to both look back over their shoulders with an understanding grin.
You know that feeling of being captivated by a person or something unordinary you had been quietly seeking […]
The word soul is complex, at least for me. Much of what I’ve read has been abstract, poetic, […]
A graduate of Cosmetology School at Tennessee School of Beauty in 1998, Amanda Hunter began working at Salon Visage as a cutting specialist while also studying with prominent hairstylists around the world. She also worked in fashion and modeling before moving on to Aveda Natural Alternatives.
Kathleen M. Kelley, LCSW, Clinical Social Work Therapist, graduated from Hunter College School of Social Work, with offices on Broadway in Manhattan, NYC. Kelley has a certificate in psychoanalysis from the National Institute of the Psychotherapies. Her client focus ranges from teenagers through adulthood. She works with a variety of clients and in particular with lesbian, gay and alternative lifestyles.
Caitrìona Reed of Five Changes, Warner Springs, CA, guides individuals to find their authentic personal power and vision, and mentors them to make it real in every aspect of their life. She has led workshops, trainings and retreats internationally for more than twenty-five years. She is a Master Trainer of Coaching NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming),Gestalt and Ericksonian Hypnosis, and has been authorized as a Zen teacher by renowned Zen Master and Nobel Prize Nominee, Thich Nhat Hanh.
Gordon Townsend took his very first introduction to flight at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, TN, while he was in high school. He graduated from the University of Alaska with his aviation degree and during his schooling served as a pilot flying in the Alaskan Bush. His stint in Alaska also saw him flying the Cessna Caravan and the Beechcraft 1900 working in the air ambulance service. He eventually returned to the lower 48 to fly corporate jets including the Cessna Citation and Beechcraft jets. After an economic downturn he went into flying cargo for Fed Ex and is presently at Delta Connection flying the CRJ 700/900.
Laura Mansfield, APR, is the principal and founder of Spica Communications. Mansfield provides strategic communications, brand advocacy, content marketing and media relations to her clients. She is also the social media columnist for the Knoxville News Sentinel.
Syldy Tom is Manager at Alliance Resource Consulting – a nationally recognized public sector executive recruiting firm in Long Beach, CA. Tom works on profile analysis, candidate recruitment, screening, and background checks. Her consulting work specializes in city manager recruitment, as well as information technology, community development, and utilities. Previously, she worked for STAR Marquez, a nonprofit educational organization providing enrichment programs to kindergarten-aged children in public schools.