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Brag Book TealThe most important part of what I do is creating relationships. Relationships with the members of my speaker family, with my support team and, especially, with the meeting planners I work with.

It’s not my job to just write a contract. It’s my job, and my joy, to make sure to suggest the best speakers who will fill each meeting planner’s needs in terms of content, availability, and budget. 

Below you will find some overview information about each speaker just to give you an idea of their deliverables and areas of expertise. And because I’m so proud of my family of speakers, their individual page will allow me to personally introduce you to them in depth. I want you to know why I chose each one of them. I have found that it’s really important to me personally to work with speakers who have that something extra; that something special. If a speaker’s story doesn’t touch me by giving me chill bumps, or by making me laugh, or by making me smarter, then you won’t find them here as a part of our speaker family.

I look forward to helping you make your upcoming event the most successful yet!

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JJ Birden

JJ knows what it takes to win and he shares that knowledge with audiences all over the world. Drafted as a wide receiver by the Cleveland Browns in 1988, JJ played in the NFL for 9 seasons, including two with Quarterback Joe Montana. As one of the smallest players on the field, he learned how to seize his once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and maximize his success through dedication and hard work. In his presentations, JJ shares lessons from his experience as a small man in a big man’s game. After retiring, he went on to succeed in an arena that can be just as challenging: the business world. JJ means it when he says the only difference between sports and the business world is the physicality of the game.


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Myla DeLoatch, CSP

Myla is a performance development trainer. She is dedicated to assisting individuals and organizations achieve and maintain significant improvements in the areas of sales, customer service, communication and professional image. She offers customized training, coaching and behavior assessments and her services are designed to enhance productivity and effectiveness by developing job essential skills, providing practical “how to” processes and supporting positive behavior change. Her approach emphasizes participant involvement, discovery learning, and best practice sharing.

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Brian Fielkow

Through his 25 years of business leadership and firsthand experiences as owner of Jetco Delivery, Brian Fielkow, J.D., offers a unique approach to cultivating a healthy culture. He has developed a proven formula with hands-on tools that directly ties a company’s culture to its bottom line by empowering employees, managing and driving change, and distinguishing between values and priorities.

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David Harrell

David is an actor, speaker, and disability advocate, originally from Brunswick, Georgia, now residing in New York City. David has spoken to audiences from New York City to the depths of Southern Georgia and to as far away as Parnu, Estonia; from off-off Broadway houses to the Department of the Interior. He uses his hysterical comedic sensibilities, powerful stories and a crazy cast of characters from his life’s journey growing up with a disability to challenge audiences to not let circumstances peel away the core of their humanity.

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Coach Jim Johnson

Based on what transpired in a few short moments in early 2006, Coach Jim Johnson is now an authority on the subject of realizing your dreams. On Feb. 15, 2006, Coach Johnson made the kindhearted gesture of inserting his autistic manager, Jason McElwain, now known to the world as J-Mac into Greece Athena High School’s final home game, which the Trojans won 79-43. J-Mac scored 20 points in just over four minutes, including six three-point baskets, to become an instant national celebrity. 

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Linda Larsen, CSP, CPAE

Linda Larsen, CSP, CPAE has been helping people worldwide upgrade their thinking, improve their communication and get much better quality results in life, both personally and professionally. And she does this in such extraordinarily fun, fast-paced and memorable ways that she is sought after around the globe by meeting planners looking to blow people’s socks off at their annual conferences. From her largest audience of 17,000 for the Future Farmers of America to her smallest group of 100 for Meals on Wheels, Linda’s goal is to always give her audiences a phenomenal experience.

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