Expert Speakers

Colette Carlson
is a business communication expert and motivational keynote speaker who engages corporations, associations and individuals in the art of speaking your truth to maximize results, revenue and relationships.

Christopher Breen
pens Macworld’s popular Mac 911 tips and troubleshooting column, and is the author of several books, including The iPhone Pocket Guide and The iPod Touch Pocket Guide.

Heather Baker
is an experienced trainer who works with administrative professionals around the world. She is the creator of the BakerWrite Speedwriting system and author of several books.

John Fay
the main author of the popular I-9 and E-Verify Blog, is an immigration attorney with a unique background in advising organizations on immigration issues and designing technology for HR compliance.

Anniken Davenport
is a noted employment law attorney and the editor of the HR Specialist state employment law newsletter series. She has authored several books, including Bullet-Proof Your Employee Handbook, published by HR Specialist.

Melissa Esquibel
is a Microsoft Certified Trainer. She combines her 25 years’ experience in information technology with a background in training, technical writing and business risk analysis.

Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, Ph.D.
is an author, speaker, and executive coach hailed as a “champion for workplace introverts.” She has authored the bestseller Quiet Influence: The Introvert’s Guide to Making a Difference.

Jay Forte
founder and president of TGZ Group, is a consultant, speaker and thought leader on hiring and performance issues. He is the author of Fire Up Your Employees and The Greatness Zone.

Alice Gliman, Esq.
has covered payroll issues for more than 26 years. She’s written and edited several leading payroll publications, including Business Management Daily’s Payroll Legal Alert.

Mindy Harada Mayo
is an employment tax specialist with more than 20 years of experience as an employee of two of the Big Four accounting firms and a payroll tax auditor with the state of California.

Mel Kleiman
author of Hire Tough, Manage Easy, is a leading authority on employee recruiting, selection and retention. He has trained thousands of HR pros and supervisors.

Fred Kniggendorf, Ph.D.
is a training and adult education consultant. He has more than 30 years’ experience in business and manufacturing, primarily in the areas of management, customer service, training and business writing.

Amy Hirsch Robinson
Robinson is principal of the Interchange Group and a leading expert on onboarding and the impact of generational differences in the workplace.

Marie G. McIntyre, Ph.D.
writes the weekly workplace advice column Your Office Coach, which appears in newspapers nationwide. Her advice is based on years of experience as a manager, HR director, and consultant.

Julie Perrine
is an administrative expert, trainer, motivational speaker, and author. She is the founder and CEO of All Things Admin.

Dana Theus
is President & CEO of InPower Consulting and the founder of InPower Women. She has worked for Fortune 100 companies, entrepreneurial startups, government and military agencies and nonprofits.

Laura Stack
is the president of The Productivity Pro®, Inc. She has consulted with Fortune 500 corporations for nearly 20 years in the field of personal productivity.

Morey Stettner
is the editor of Executive Leadership, a communication consultant, an executive coach and the author of several popular business books.