Chris McChesney is the co-author of the best-selling book in the world on strategy execution. He is the Global Practice Leader of Execution for FranklinCovey Co. and one of the primary developers of The 4 Disciplines of Execution. For more than a decade, he has led FranklinCovey’s ongoing design and development of these principles, as well as the consulting organization that has achieved extraordinary growth in many countries around the globe and impacted hundreds of organizations. Chris has personally led many of the most noted implementations of the 4 Disciplines, including the State of Georgia, Marriott® International, Shaw Industries, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company®, The Kroger® Co., The Coca-Cola Co.®, Comcast, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and Gaylord Entertainment.
Jeff Allen’s rapid-fire humor, which centers on marriage and family, is a hit with all ages. A live comedy favorite, Jeff has appeared on Showtime, Comedy Central, VH1, and more. He starred in the critically acclaimed film, Apostles of Comedy, the syndicated comedy series, Bananas, his own one-hour comedy special, Happy Wife, Happy Life, and the Warner Bros. comedy film, Thou Shalt Laugh. Jeff has been featured at Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival and HBO’s Comedy Arts Festival. Jeff’s Dry Bar Comedy videos have amassed over 100 million views on social media and other platforms, introducing him to tens of millions of new fans worldwide. At times both gut-wrenching and hilarious, Jeff’s one-man show, The America I Grew Up In, offers a unique glimpse into his crazy world.
Jesse Cole is the founder of Fans First Entertainment and owner of the Savannah Bananas.
He has have welcomed more than 1 million fans to their ballparks and has been featured on MSNBC, CNN and ESPN. Cole’s teams have been awarded Organization of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Business of the Year and have won three CPL Championships.
The Savannah Bananas currently have sold out every game for two straight seasons and have a waiting list in the thousands for tickets.
In 2018, Fans First Entertainment made the INC 5000 list as one of the fastest growing companies in America.
Joe Theismann is an entrepreneur and the former star quarterback for the Washington Redskins. Most recently, he spent the last decades working for ESPN on their NFL broadcast.
Joe graduated in 1971 from the University of Notre Dame where he received All-American honors and led the Fighting Irish to consecutive Cotton Bowls and was runner-up to Jim Plunkett in the Heisman Trophy balloting. In 2003, Joe was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. After being drafted by the Miami Dolphins and Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins, Joe chose to play in the Canadian Football League for the Toronto Argonauts from 1971-1973. In 1974, he joined the Washington Redskins.
The Only Female in Technology to Win the Tech Exec Community Exemplary Award by Cox Communications & Vegas, Inc.
Christi Tasker is a social media pioneer and one of the earliest adopters of social media marketing worldwide. Born with an entrepreneurial spirit, by age 8, Christi profited enough from her lemonade stand, candy resale business, and crafting teddy bears for her mom to launch her first denim made jewelry business. Later in life, because her businesses were online, her grandmother thought entrepreneur and consultant meant she couldn’t get a job. To date, Christi has started more than 10 companies, has launched more than 50 brands globally, and is CHRISTI TASKER MIAMI which is her own designer fashion accessories and home décor e-commerce store.
Ray Titus is the CEO of United Franchise Group and its affiliated companies. Mr. Titus is a life-long entrepreneur who began his career with his father, franchising legend Roy Titus, and went on to develop a group of successful brands and franchise development services. The company has over 1,400 franchisees in more than 80 countries within 9 brands.
‘JT’ Jim Tatem is the President and Lead Advisor of Transworld Business Advisors of Asheville, NC, & Greenville, Spartanburg & Anderson, SC. and a proud member of the Transworld Business Advisors global team.
Over 3 decades of real world, day by day experience has helped more than 3,000 individuals run, grow, and sell their businesses. JT has developed as a practical advisor for entrepreneurs, a business coach, and an engaging keynote speaker. He is a graduate of University of St. Thomas Mini-MBA Franchising, a John Maxwell Team-Certified Speaker, Trainer, and Coach, and a CFE- (Certified Franchise Executive). He works with business owners to them improve their business performance and impact their bottom line through workshops in “Goal Getting”, “7 Steps to Successful Living”, as well as authoring “The 5 Thrive Strategies”.
Jimmy Scroggins is the Lead Pastor of Family Church, where he has served since July 2008. Family Church is passionate about building families by helping them discover and pursue God’s design while carrying out their vision of taking the gospel to every person, in every family and neighborhood in South
Florida. Jimmy is the author of Full Circle Parenting and Turning Everyday Conversations into Gospel Conversations and hosts the Church for the
Rest of Us podcast at familychurchnetwork.com. He also serves on the Board of Trustees at LifeWay Christian Resources and at Palm Beach
Atlantic University. Dr. Scroggins teaches as a visiting professor at both Southern and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminaries.
Scott Mast has spent his career perfecting the art of helping people become strong successful entrepreneurs. As a twenty-year veteran of United Franchise Group, Scott focuses on helping owners build healthy, profitable businesses. Scott has worked one on one directly with over a thousand small business owners and has trained owners of various businesses in over thirty countries, including India and South Africa. Post UFG, Scott Mast and Juan Goiricelaya now own two furniture stores in Palm Beach Florida: Circa Who Furniture and Mario Lopez Torres Furniture. Purchased over three years ago, the operations have experienced explosive growth including the introduction of Circa Who’s exclusive original furniture line. The two operations now occupy over 9000 square feet.