Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Gerry O’Brion, CSP (Presenter) Gerry O’Brion is known for taking the complex and making it simple. He distills business strategies to the critical components of what drives success. “The Speaker’s Formula” was created using the insights from some of the most successful speakers out there. Gerry began his career in marketing at Procter & Gamble and then was an executive for Coors Light, Quiznos, and Red Robin. Gerry built his career growing big brands, and now teaches companies of all sizes and industries how to implement the same strategies used by the big guys. Lynne Smithpeter (Presenter) Lynne Smithpeter, Business Development Director, joined Gerry in the fall of 2014. Together they have implemented the same strategies in growing his speaking business that Gerry teaches in his keynotes. Lynne spent many years in management and corporate training with Nordstrom, and later in sales and marketing for several businesses. Meridith Elliott Powell (Host) Voted one of the Top 15 Business Growth Experts to watch by Currency Fair, Meridith is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and business strategist. With a background in corporate sales and leadership, her career expands over several industries including banking, healthcare, and finance. Karen Cortell Reisman, M.S. (Host) Karen Cortell Reisman, a speaker/coach, author, and coffee ice cream eater, is founder of Speak For Yourself®. She talks to decision makers about how to speak for yourself to make more $$ and she keynotes about her cousin Albert Einstein in a message about hope, resilience & brassieres.