Category: Change Management

Kathy Dempsey, CSP

Kathy B. Dempsey is one of America’s leading change experts. As President of Keep Shedding! Inc., Kathy ignites people and organizations with the motivation and practical skills to successfully lead and manage change. Some of her clients include: Mayo Clinic, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Verizon Wireless, Disney, Procter & Gamble, Delta Air Lines, and the National Association of Healthcare Quality.

Kathy Dempsey knows change…

Her “signature story” is her transformation from working as an ER/trauma nurse to becoming the first health care worker in America to be diagnosed positive for AIDS as a result of workplace exposure. Kathy received national attention as a result of this hospital-based event that made her a “poster child” for the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

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Mary Kelly, PhD, CSP, Commander, USN (ret)

Mary Kelly is an internationally renowned author and keynote speaker in leadership, productivity, and business growth. In 21 years as a Navy intelligence and logistics officer, Mary trained more than 40,000 military and civilian personnel.

Mary discovered the need to make the principles of leadership, communication, and business growth available leaders at all levels of organizations. Mary has dedicated her career core business tenants that engage employees and develop better leaders.

Mary holds a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy, master’s degrees in both in Economics and History, and a PhD in economics. She has more than 20 years’ experience teaching economics, finance, leadership, and management at the Naval Academy, the Air Force Academy, and Hawaii Pacific University.

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Judson Laipply M.Ed., CSP​

Judson Laipply M.Ed., CSP, is an enigma wrapped in an anomaly contained inside a quandary. Which means he’s not easy to describe. Combining comedy and content, Judson has been speaking and training audiences all over the world for the last 20 years. He’s been seen on the Today Show, Ellen, GMA, Oprah and more. He is the world’s first YouTube Celebrity as his “Evolution of Dance” video was the first video to ever hit 200 million views and was the most watched video on YouTube until Justin Bieber hit puberty. He is a husband, an Ironman Triathlete, and a reformed Kool-Aid eater.

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Damian Mason, CSP

Damian Mason delivers an entertaining and informative message about achieving prosperity and longevity in a constantly evolving marketplace.
Damian’s program, ReInvention, explores real world examples of companies that no longer exist and why they don’t. He demonstrates what actions organizations and individuals must take to succeed while others passively coast to obsolescence.
Damian’s insights resonate with business audiences, agricultural groups, and associations of small business owners and their employees.
If you’re looking for a hilariously funny, straight to the point speaker, who’s actually lived the life of a self- made, successful business owner, Damian is your guy.

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Jim “Mr. Energy” Smith, Jr. CSP

A native of the city that gave us Rocky, cheesesteaks and Independence Hall, Jim “Mr. Energy” Smith, Jr. CSP, is a lightning rod in the motivational speaking, professional development and training areas. The personal empowerment expert has “JIMPACTed” audiences of all sizes around the globe, helping them transform, embrace uncertainty and set new standards of excellence in the areas of personal empowerment, leadership and audience engagement. Jim has the rare ability to walk the line between direct and encouraging. Having written three books, co-authoring another, he’s on a quest to help every leader, trainer, facilitator or speaker that works with him take their skills BEYOND the next level.

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