Michele Cushatt is an experienced communicator who speaks internationally to a wide variety of audiences including Women of Faith, LifeToday TV, Compassion International, Ziglar Family, Family Life Blended, and Focus on the Family. A three-time head and neck cancer survivor and parent of “children from hard places,” Michele is a (reluctant) expert on trauma, pain, and the deep human need for authentic connection.
She lives and her husband, Troy, shared a blended family of six
children, including biological children, stepchildren, and foster adopt children. They live in Denver, Colorado.
Melinda Sims is the Founder of Mel Sharell Paper & Company a boutique lifestyle brand that empowers leadership mindsets and intentional planning habits through a luxe organizational tool, The Pinnacle Planner®.
As a busy wife and business owner, she discovered that she needed a planner that would help her stay organized and on top of her daily to list as well as to help her grow as a leader. This inspired Melinda to create The Pinnacle Planner®, a companion tool that coaches leaders throughout the year to keep them on track to reaching their goals.
Melinda lives overseas with her husband and mini-golden doodle 10 months out of the year. In her free time she enjoys lifting weights, cooking international dishes, and cuddling with a good book.
Melinda has been featured in 21 Ninety, YFS Magazine, Conscious Magazine, Harness Magazine, GovLoop, Black Women Hustle and Love Darling Greatly to name a few.
Goli Kalkhoran is a lawyer-turned-entrepreneur. That's a fancy way of saying she quit law, did a lot of soul-searching, tried a bunch of things, and happened on an idea she turned into a business. Goli runs Usie Booth, a portable, affordable photobooth solution for the digital age. In addition to her business, Goli hosts a podcast called Lessons from a Quitter, where she interviews inspiring guests about how they quit lucrative careers to forge their own path and create a life that they love.