Our Featured Speakers
Loyalty Point Leadership
Patrick NelsonLoyalty Point Leadership
Patrick has gained both local and national accolades for his military service, academic career, and work as a professional speaker and trainer including being named the inaugural NFL-Tillman Military Scholar. He is an experienced leader that spent nearly seven years in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper and completed three combat deployments leading soldiers. His military awards include the Bronze Star Medal and the Purple Heart Medal.Patrick is an engaging facilitator that has led leadership development programs for a variety of clients, from Fortune 500 clients to small businesses and across a variety of industries. Off the proverbial leadership field, he serves his community by actively volunteering with Tee It Up for the Troops, a non-profit organization that raises money for wounded veterans.Patrick studied at Minnesota State University and received a Bachelor’s Degree graduating Magna Cum Laude. He also has a Master’s Degree in Sport Management from Minnesota State and a Masters in Organization Development from Pepperdine University.
Anderson 360 Solutions
Dave AndersonAnderson 360 Solutions
Anderson 360 Solutions is a globally recognized business providing safety training along with dealing with business risk and compliance needs. Our extensive experience affords A360 the ability to assist clients with practical real-life business solutions. Our dynamic coaching style, combined with clear-thinking and honest advice prompts businesses to explore solutions to improve on their safety, compliance needs and bottom line.
With over 25 years of professional experience in all aspects of Safety, DOT, as well as Human Resources, Anderson 360 Solutions is known as the experts in the industry. Dave and A360 has been responsible for matters including MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HR and other regulatory agencies – handling hundreds of inspections and cases per year.
A360 Key Offerings: Professional Speaking Engagements - Health & Safety Training & Compliance Assistance - DOT Training & Compliance - CPR, First Aid & AED Certifications - Leadership Training & Team Building - Human Resource Services
Our pro-active attitude on Accident Prevention and Understating People & Workplace Demands has put Anderson 360 Solutions at the top of the Industry.
Rik Roberts works with groups who are looking for tangible “take aways” delivered in a fun and creative way.
Providing the cure for the common program, Rik believes your group deserves to enjoy learning. With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, you are guaranteed to laugh out loud in between the “aha” moments.
“Easy to work with, client focused, and outcome riven” are terms that best describe Rik’s approach to creating the keynote that suits your group best.
When not speaking, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids in Nashville, TN.
Kansas City Chiefs
Dan MeersKansas City Chiefs
Dan Meers is a man whose energy,
humor and excitement not only
entertains but also encourages others to
strive for the best of life. Dan has served as KC Wolf, the official mascot of the Kansas City Chiefs
for over 30 years. His work and experiences as a professional sports mascot have reinforced to him
the philosophy that laughter and a cheerful heart are good medicine. After listening to Dan, you
realize that what makes him so truly special is his genuine desire to motivate others to enjoy life as
much as he does. The constant smile he wears comes from within. The humorous message he
shares has inspired thousands to live life to the fullest and to enjoy it each and every step of the
Ocupational Safety Training & Consulting
Chuck CantrellOcupational Safety Training & Consulting
Provide Safety & Regulatory Compliance training and consultation regarding ways to maintain heightened awareness in these areas. Provide consultation and assistance in creation and implementation of training and safety programs. Safety Conference Speaker. Provide training in basic First Aid, CPR and Artificial Rescusitation (rescue breathing). Consulting assistance in preparation for IOSA inspections.
Ill. Community College
Wes TaylorIll. Community College
Wes Taylor is currently an instructor with Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Business & Industry Department. Wes is a retired Fire Chief with 20 years of service for the West Frankfort, Illinois, Fire Department. He is an Army and Army National Guard veteran with combat engineering, artillery, and infantry modes of service. Wes is a certified instructor for MSHA, OSHA, PEC/Veriforce Oil & Gas, American Heart Association, and Red Cross. He is a certified Instructor I and holds multiple training certifications through the Illinois Fire Service Institute & Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal, and an EMT Lead Instructor. Wes has numerous other instructor/trainer certifications including FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness Incident Command System, Illinois Terrorism Task Force Unified Command, Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Illinois Schools, and was a former US National Guard instructor. Wes has an Associate’s of Science in Pre-Engineering and attended University of Missouri at Rolla and Southern Illinois University Carbondale for Mining Engineering.
As a public speaker and trainer, Paul’s authentic and passionate commitment to his subject matter shines through. Each presentation is packed with useful information and practical tools based on the science of positive emotions. Accented by playful and captivating storytelling, Paul’s presentations are also highly engaging. His teaching is powerful, authoritative and convincing. He gets the point across that increased happiness has serious outcomes—improved safety and reduced disability. His best-selling book, “Whole Person Happiness” gives everyone access to his expertise. As a teacher of cutting edge positive psychology, he is truly a “Happiness Expert”. Paul is a proud member of the International Positive Psychology Association and the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers. He is the founder and CEO of the Happiness Experts Company.
Kim BeckingMomentum Motivation
Kim Becking is an engaging, high-energy, fun and impactful motivational keynote speaker, change and leadership expert and award-winning author who helps others conquer change, boost resilience, accelerate success and achieve more in their business, life and relationships no matter what life throws at them.
Kim knows a thing or two about change and challenges through her own experiences in business and life. As an attorney, serial entrepreneur running two successful businesses for over two decades, communications strategist and “recovering” political consultant, Kim has conquered the ever-changing tough worlds of business, government, and politics. She’s also conquered breast cancer.
Using humor and vulnerability, Kim has the ability to connect with her audiences at a deeper level. Her authentic, engaging, humorous and empowering messages of extraordinary resilience, conquering change and creating success regardless of your circumstances have made her a favorite among her audiences.