Dr. Michael Brown is the Founder, Lead Coach, and Chief Consultant of DMB Coaching.
Over the past two decades through national leadership as a management consultant, life coach, motivational speaker, and organizational architect, Michael has engaged tens of thousands of clients in exploring their purposes, relationships, and directions, with special emphasis on developing in each of the Twelve Dimensions of Life ®.
Michael travels extensively regionally and nationally – sharing with college students, higher education professionals, business leaders, and faith communities his insights on human development, health and wellness, life management, dynamic relationships, social justice, redesigning and rebranding organizations for success, and his original Lifegiver Leadership ® Model.
Gabriel Eckert, CAE Gabriel Eckert, FASAE CAE, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Building Owners and Managers Association of Georgia. He is a past chair of the Certified Association Executive (CAE) Commission and is also a past chair of the Georgia Society of Association Executives Foundation. He has been named a Fellow by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and as one of the Top 40 Under 40 in Association Management by USAE and the Association Forum of Chicagoland. Gabriel is also a nationally recognized strategic planning facilitator, board governance consultant, and speaker. Additionally, Gabriel is co-author of one of ASAE’s best-selling books, “From Insight to Action: 6 New Ways to Think, Lead and Achieve.”
John E. Christopher is a Founding Partner of Fraternal Law Partners. He helps fraternal clients navigate the legal challenges of non-profit organizations, including seeking and maintaining tax-exempt status, corporate governance matters and grant-making. He also advises national fraternities and sororities, their chapters and their foundations diverse issues including corporate governance and fund stewardship, domestic and foreign grant-making, maintaining the corporate integrity of affiliated organizations, policy and procedure drafting and review, self-dealing and excess benefits transactions review and guidance, and representation of organizations facing IRS audit, issues related to risk management and housing issues. He is a frequent contributor to the Fraternal Law Newsletter, a quarterly publication dedicated to the legal issues relevant to Greek life organizations. He regularly presents at conventions and leadership institutes on issues related to taxes and tax exemption, corporate governance and other topics.
Garrett Mintz, CEO Ambition in Motion. A passionate speaker, entrepreneur, mentor matchmaker, and potentialunlocker, Garrett specializes in helping take people from where they are at now to where they want to be. As the CEO and Founder of Ambition In Motion, Garrett works with people to match them with mentors, teach them skills on networking and relationship development, and drives them towards achieving their desired outcome.
Starting his own business did not come without failure. From age 15 to age 19, Garrett was a drug dealer that got caught. Garrett turned this experience, the lessons he learned, the battles he had to overcome from facing the repercussions of his actions to what he is doing today. Garrett has written for the Huffington Post, been hosted by WJOB, worked with Olympic athletes, and matched more than a thousand college students and young professionals with mentors. Garrett has spoken to students at colleges all across the country.