Patricia Croft

Patricia Croft, Business and Economy Speaker, Trends Expert, Profile Image

In 2010, notable economist and media commentator, Patricia Croft, retired as chief economist at RBC Global Asset Management.

Patti Croft has 30 years of experience on Bay Street, working on both the buy and sell side of the street. Her sell side experience as an economist included a 13-year stint with Burns Fry followed by 3 years with Wood Gundy as senior economist working with Chief Economist Jeff Rubin, where she and Jeff were named the two top-ranked economists in Canada by the Brendan Woods survey of institutional investors.

Dr. Natasha Sharma

Natasha Sharma, Change Speaker, TEDx Speaker, Profile Image

Dr. Natasha Sharma is an Author, TEDx Speaker, Emotional Fitness Expert, and TV/Media Personality. She is also the author of The Kindness Journal, owner of NKS Therapy, and a Co-Founder of Rule Your Emotions.

Michelle Ray

Michelle Ray, Keynote Female Motivational Speaker, Leadership Expert, Profile Image

Michelle Ray is a highly sought-after international business keynote speaker, consultant, author and educator who demonstrates a deep understanding of importance of self-leadership in business and in life.

Maureen Dennis

Maureen Dennis, Family and Parenting Speaker, Marketing, Profile Image

Before founding Wee Welcome, a business devoted to giving new parents the tools to have a baby and a life, Maureen spent seven years with Famous Players, where she started and managed special audience programming like Famous Babies, Popcorn Parties and Large ‘N’ Live WWE and concert/sports satellite broadcast events.

Lorraine Zander

Lorraine Zander, Entrepreneurship Speaker, Millennial Expert, Profile Image

What do fire walking, creating a bomb scare and being picked up by Sir Richard Branson have in common? Lorraine Zander. That’s her life: challenges, crazy days and unforgettable moments! As an entrepreneur, speaker and fun-seeker, she has become a master storyteller with a lifetime worth of do’s and don’ts (and yes…creating a bomb scare is one of her don’ts).

Lorie Kane

Lorie Kane, Sports Speaker, Premier Golfer, Profile Image

Lorie Kane is among Canada’s premier female golfers. Born in 1964 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island in an athletic family. Lorie was a multi-sport athlete for much of her career at the Acadia University of Nova Scotia. She excelled at both hockey and golf, though it was the latter that ultimately proved to be her true calling.

Lisa Mattam

Lisa Mattam, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Business Strategist, Profile Image

Lisa Mattam is widely recognized as a dynamic leader, inspiring speaker and consultant to business professionals across the globe. As founder of a management consulting firm specializing in Leadership, Organizational Development and Strategic Process, Lisa has been quoted on management and leadership issues in a variety of media sources, such as The Globe and Mail and BNN.

Linda Edgecombe

Linda Edgecombe, Change Speaker, CSP, Hall of Fame, Profile Image

“My Promise is simple: to deliver programs that Create Powerful Shifts, Inspired, Energized and Accountable Professionals who show up every day ready to, as my mom used to say, ‘set the world on fire’. Oh and I promise it will be a heck of a good time. Maybe the best laugh they will have had in a long time. I believe a laugh is worth more than a thousand words and it has the power to change the way people feel, think and take action!

Kathy Buckworth

Kathy Buckworth, Entertainment and Comedy Speaker, Parenting Expert, Profile Image

Kathy Buckworth is an award winning writer, spokesperson, content creator and media personality. She is the author of six books, including “I Am So The Boss of You: An 8 Step Guide to Giving Your Family The Business” (Random House). Her books have been translated into Chinese, Indonesian and other languages, and are available on Audible.com and wherever books are sold.

Joannie Rochette

Joannie Rochette, Motivational Sports Speaker, Olympic Figure Skater, Profile Image

The audience at Pacific Coliseum, all of Canada, and skating fans all over the world held their breaths as six-time Canadian Ladies Champion Joannie Rochette took the ice for the ladies short program at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. Two days earlier her mother, Thérèse, had died of a sudden heart attack. Knowing her mother’s dream was to see her win an Olympic medal, Rochette made the difficult decision to compete.