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Entries from June 2019

Melinda Dewey, HeartMath

June 22nd, 2019 · Comments

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Melinda draws on her previous successful business career in finance and upper management and then over 25 years as a full time wellness professional to bring an integrated business and wellness perspective to her clients at Resilience Insights. 

In addition to other services, she became licensed as a HeartMath Coach and Trainer to offer evidence based resilience training, coaching and mentoring to organizations and individual clients, starting in 2008.

Her many health and wellness certifications, experience and services include as an Employee Wellness Coach to Fortune 100 corporation employees across the nation, and previous owner/manager of an integrative health wellness center.  She is also the C.O.O. and course call leader for Heart Ambassadors and HeartMath’s HeartMastery online learning programs since 2009.  

She finds great joy in facilitating people and organizations in optimizing their performance, wellbeing, relationships and success by showing them how to transform  tension, stress and reactivity and build resilience.

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Heather DeSantis, Publicity for Good

June 20th, 2019 · Comments

37013176_10212654855073054_2541500606250483712_o.jpgHeather DeSantis is a Top Millennial publicist, Forbes 30 Under 30 nominee and CEO of Publicity for Good, a purpose driven public relations firm. Heather combines market foresight, strategic timing, and organic interviews to generate millions of earned media impressions from outlets like ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BBC, iHeartMedia, Business Insider, Inc, and more. She is also the founder of Press Demand, a PR SaaS company that makes PR accessible for all.

Website: https://publicityforgood.com/ and http://pressdemand.com/  

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Jeff Irvin, Spinitar

June 13th, 2019 · Comments

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Jeff is the Principal and Founder of Spinitar. As the “Chief Evangelist,” Jeff helps to build the Spinitar brand and identify opportunities to help customers in need of audiovisual technology and services. Jeff encourages a culture where outstanding people can accomplish extraordinary things.

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Stacey Gordon, Rework Work

June 2nd, 2019 · Comments

S_Gordon.jpgStacey A. Gordon is CEO at Rework Work , a Los Angeles, CA-based human capital
services and training consultancy focused on helping organizations address Diversity
& Inclusion needs through a proven, data driven methodology. Rework Work’s
nine-point system breaks D&I down into manageable target areas which include:
reputation management, interviewing processes, compensation, onboarding
methods, and skills building. Starting with awareness, Rework Work helps
organizations create commitment to a process, embedding the behavior elements of
diversity & inclusion into the framework of the organizational culture. Solutions are
brought to clients via surveying for unbiased data, interactive presentations,
facilitated dialogue, weighing the business case against the moral reasoning and
strategies for implementation.
With more than two decades of experience as an innovative human capital strategist,
Stacey’s mission is to work to reduce bias in global talent acquisition and
organizational culture. Stacey is a subject matter expert as a LinkedIn Learning
Diversity, Inclusion & Career Strategy course author. Her diversity, inclusion and
career related online courses have been viewed more than 1 million times. Stacey
and her team are also known for their recruiting expertise and coaching for
professionals. Stacey was recognized by Pepperdine University as a Top 40 Over 40
Leader, was a finalist for Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women Helping Women
Award and was recognized by Forbes as a Top 3 Business Leader Who Spoke Out
About Diversity & Inclusion. In her capacity as a highly-rated coach, she is a member
of Forbes Coaching Council and has coached D&I practitioners at The Forum on
Workplace Inclusion. She is also LinkedIn Diversity, Inclusion & Career Strategy
Course Author.
Together with her role at Rework Work, Stacey is also responsible for managing the
development, execution and strategic direction of the largest SHRM-affiliate in the
U.S.
Prior to these roles, Stacey founded and led a third-party search firm focusing on
diversity. At MUFG Americas, as Diversity & Inclusion Project Manager, she
developed an internal marketing plan for the Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
encompassing more than 3,000 employees, and she also served as Interim
Executive Director at the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) after
starting the first professional chapter for the organization several years prior.
Stacey holds an MBA from Pepperdine University’s School of Business and a B.S.
from St. John’s University. She is an Advisory Board Member and Mentor at The
Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension and teaches Diversity in Organizations and
Cultural Intelligence as an Adjunct Faculty member at Phillips Graduate University in
Chatsworth, CA. She is a frequent speaker and lecturer at industry-related
conferences.

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