Board of Directors

Leslie Gargas - Leslie is the owner of Success Factor Coaching and Consulting and the Director of Talent Development at GIA (Gemological Institute of America). She is a business owner, certified coach, and HR executive who works to make a difference for individuals and organizations every day. Leslie has worked in Personal Development for over 18 years.

Aurora Winter - Aurora is the founder of the Grief Coach Academy, which is dedicated to helping people overcome grief more quickly, and with more support. Formerly a film and TV executive producer, Aurora is America’s leading expert at empowering people to go From Heartbreak to Happiness®. Grief Coach Academy is the first coach training school devoted exclusively to training coaches how to coach their clients through grief or heartbreak and From Heartbreak to Happiness®. Aurora has reached over 1,000,000 people with her message of hope, healing, and happiness and is regularly featured in the media, including ABC, CBS, Fox, Oprah radio, and more. Aurora is a speaker, trainer and author.

Grief Relief in 30 Minutes: How to Use the Peace Method® to go from heartbreak to happiness is Aurora’s latest book, which was published in 2013. This book gives helpful tools to release heartbreak, grief, or stress in 30 Minutes. She is also the author of Encouraging Words: Insight and Inspiration for Stress-Free Living and From Heartbreak to Happiness: An Intimate Diary of Healing, which is an intimate diary of healing after her 33-year-old husband died suddenly, leaving her widowed with a 4-year-old son.

Britta Wilson - Britta is a Human Resources Executive/Consultant. She has owned her own HR firm over 25 years and works with many different Fortune 500 companies.

Don Clair, Ph.D. - Don Clair works and consults with correctional institutions throughout the country. For over 30 years he has been the owner and operator of the Clair Care Center.

Ann McIndoo - Ann is widely considered as a premier Author's Coach. She is also the founder and CEO of So, You Want To Write!. Ann is also the author of 7 Easy Steps to Write Your Book - a #1 Bestseller on Kindle and Amazon!

Yolanda Harris - Yolanda is the founder of The Keynote Group, a boutique-style booking agency dedicated to providing the highest quality business and celebrity speakers with expertise in Innovation, Leadership, Finance, Motivation, and more. With over 20 years of event planning experience, The Keynote Group's mission is to deliver seamless, personalized customer service and exemplary solutions. Our team's unprecedented ability to match the perfect speaker with your event, conference, summit or commencement is what has given The Keynote Group its preeminent, widespread reputation. We understand the impact the right speaker will have on your audience, which is why we have built a client roster of the best professionals around the globe. Our speakers are devoted to change the way you do business and inspire a new way of thinking.

Scott Day - Scott has been coaching dental teams since 2001. He has an astonishing record of doubling the net income of most of his clients within 18 months. Scott is more than a dental consultant - he is a coach with an eye for results. He has 15 years of experience in corporate America, where he was in charge of a litigation unit for State Farm Insurance. Scott is a great, dynamic and entertaining speaker. He has spoken twice to the Russian Dental Clinics Delegation. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin and a J.D. degree from the University of Toledo. Scott enjoys golfing and is a college football official.