The Resiliency Experience is a collective effort of leadership practitioners who believe leadership development is the future for Colorado. Learn from the best of the best across the state to support you and your organizations during these uncertain times.

Every Tuesday, Noon – 1P

May 26, 2020

Creating Hope in Our Future

Nancy Fredericks International is a preeminent Business Executive Strategist, Author and Thought Leader. Corporations like Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo, Allergan and Transamerica have retained her to optimize individual and organizational performance. Nancy is also known as a pioneer in the field of gender diverse leadership an expertise she brings to all of her training programs.

June 2, 2020

Finding your North Star Amidst Crisis

Susan Harig, Director of Engagement and Development. at one of the most highly regarded and values-led organizations in the ski industry, Susan dedicates her time to finding ways to enrich the lives of employees. She has found her purpose in helping leaders discover their unique gifts and abilities which translates to a meaningful work life for employees.

June 5, 2020

Being Powerful, Free and Effective in Chaotic, Uncertain & Disruptive Times

Principle, Coriolis Consulting: Jonathan Clark, partner with visionary leaders to create high-functioning, empowered cultures of effective leadership in business and education. He support the worlds of business and education in fulfilling on their potential to make a powerful difference with employees, their families, investors, students, local communities & global society.

June 9, 2020

Changing your Thoughts can Change your Life

Dr. Maureen Stepp is an Assistant Dean at Colorado Mountain College and an RFL alumni (‘12-‘13). She has been researching, teaching, and practicing the leadership principles taught in RFL.  This path has opened up new paradigms that have led to the teachings of many great masters.  She is always willing and happy to share what she is learning.

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Upcoming Speakers

June 16, 2020

Creating Your Post-COVID Future

Certified Presence Based® Coach: Jeff Munn offers one-on-one coaching, workshop training, and keynote speaking engagements. Jeff’s approach draws from a framework called Creating Extraordinary Futures (CEF), which you can read more about on his website. Jeff offers this framework in a variety of contexts.

June 23, 2020

Working Together = Resiliency

Evan Zislis, Director of Community Engagement, The Aspen Institute: An educator, social entrepreneur and community advocate. Evan’s expansive network in the public and private sectors strategically positions him to launch and direct the Hurst Community Initiative, targeting current affairs and vulnerable populations from Aspen to Parachute, Colorado.

June 30, 2020

Activate What You Want With Resources You Already Have

Greg “Saddiq” Cortopassi; Founder, SOUL Guide and Catalyst. Greg, innovator and entrepreneur, has started and led nine successful businesses. A leader in the field of experiential education, he has been on the forefront of assisting people to activate Healthy Living and Business Practices for over 36 years.

July 7, 2020

Being Resilient When Receiving Feedback

Theresa Anuszewski, Regional eBanking Officer at Alpine Bank. With 20+ years of experience (that includes both successes and failures), from holding executive positions at a Fortune 100 company, and the second reason comes from her continued commitment to enhancing leadership skills in both herself and others.

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July 14, 2020

Farr Shepherd | President | Business Development Manager. Farr holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Management and MIS. He has over 18 years of experience in IT, and over 15 years of experience in the AV integration field. Farr built the Decypher brand to become the largest IT Technical Services Company in the Colorado Rockies.

July 21, 2020

Andrea Palm-Porter, with over 25 years’ experience driving strategic growth through strong leadership and relationships. She’s has worked in a multi-million dollar media organization, retail industry, and currently in the non-profit & leadership industry as the Executive Director of Roaring Fork Leadership. Certified Coach, Trainer, and Facilitator with a specialty in Emotional Intelligence.

July 28, 2020

Founder of The Uplift Collective where practitioners blend their perspectives to uplift community. Licensed Life Coach, Speaker, and Facilitator with over 25 years of experience whose mission is to create genuine connection within ourselves and within communities. Through intergenerational and intercultural experiences creating lasting change, brokering harmony, and creating opportunities for belonging.

August 4, 2020

Ashley Mauldin, MA, LPC, and Owner of New Awareness Counseling. Founder of Daring Women and Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator Candidate. A Licensed Professional Counselor with nearly a decade of clinical experience. Ashley is certified through the National Board of Certified Counselors and hold memberships with the American Counseling Association and Colorado Counseling Association.

August 18, 2020

Lisa Clark, Raising with Lisa Clark, a seasoned and experienced fundraising professional, has been in this space for over 20 years having served as the former Director of Donor Relations for Stanford University and as the former Chief Development Officer of the Award-Winning Nonprofit, Fresh Lifelines for Youth. Currently, the Corporate Partners Program Manager for Stanford Children’s Hospital.

August 25, 2020

David D. Chrislip is Principal of Skillful Means. He has spent the past 30 years helping people enhance their leadership capacities and create visions and strategies for their organizations and communities by working together. The broader purpose of his work is to build civil society. His work focuses on three areas: civic leadership development, collaboratively addressing complex community issues, and organizational strategy and development.

September 8, 2020

Sheri Gaynor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (State of Colorado), Registered Expressive Arts Therapist, Equine Facilitated Learning and Psychotherapy: Eponaquest Instructor / EAGALA, owner of Creative Awakenings InternationalSheri is an artist, author, and transformational life coach, weaving the alchemy of creativity and the wisdom of horses.

International Trainer, Team Effectiveness Consultant, Training Design Consultant, Crucial Conversations & VitalSmarts: Beth Wofson combines twenty years of executive level management with twelve years of consultative and training experience. She worked in a highly regulated, competitive, technology advancing yet customer centric industry leading several departments and over a hundred people to consistently superior results.

Jillian Livingston blogs about life, locals, and travel on her blog As someone who has been connecting the professionals of our Roaring Fork Valley together for many years. Her more recent focus has been on Aspen Business Connect, conversations throughout the Roaring Fork Valley meant to create community, induce collaborations and referrals, and to bring together like-minded professionals. 

Maureen Breeze is a Principal at Cultivage, an executive coaching and professional development organization. She has written two books on leadership and creative thinking and has conducted trainings and workshops throughout the U.S., in Europe and China. She currently teaches professional development courses for the University of Denver.

Dr. Heidi S. Brinkman is a Consultant and Facilitator with Brinkman Consulting Inc, specializing in individual, team and organizational effectiveness. She is former Academic Director of Leadership Programs for The Institute of Executive and Professional Development, Daniels College of Business. Heidi was a Clinical Professor/Lecturer in the department of management at Daniels for 15 years.

More speakers being announced soon. Please check back regularly.

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