Save the Date: The Kindness Summit April 13, 2019
James Tanner is the Principal of Tanner Consulting, LLC. He is a husband, father, son, brother, friend, and devout practitioner of Situational Excellence. Above all else, he loves people. It was this love that led him to create Smile-Listen-Serve…a simple practice that can connect people across all walks of life…at work, at play, in our homes, and in our hearts.
Sylvia St. John-Martinez, aka Sammi G., owns Fishbowl Radio Network and has been a popular radio personality in the DFW since 1989. As one of only two minority females in the United States who have founded and own a radio broadcasting network, Sammi understands the power of the media and encourages everyone on her network to use it for a greater good and to serve others.
Rob Griffin was a Police Detective in Las Vegas for many years. Eight years ago, he started his own business and after just a few years of working part-time from home, Rob became very successful and retired from his Police career thirteen years early. He teaches others how to do what he did and fire their boss! He believes If you want to have more, you have to become more. Keep God first and you can achieve anything that you want!
Kofi Williams specializes in life and work transition for independent, urban women who have a whole lot of living left to do. Coach Kofi has helped hundreds of women, using her Level Process, breakthrough personal barriers and limitations, create a clear sense of identity and increase their personal power to set and achieve goals beyond what they thought possible.
Jason is an accomplished Holistic Trauma Survivor Expert, a Certified-Master Transformational Coach and successful Spiritual Teacher. His teachings are based on extensive studies and his own life experiences. Jason's special gift was received through a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), at the age of 2 ½ which resulted in a 25-day coma.
Leah is a leading FashionPreneur™ and is a multi-licensed attorney turned fashion guru, who unapologetically left the practice of law to pursue her fashion ventures. Leah has built a multi-faceted empire as an award-winning fashion journalist, media personality, celebrity stylist, digital marketing expert, and in-demand fashion consultant to notable brands.
For over 25 years, Michael Molthan, host of M2 The Rock, was known as one of the best luxury home builders in the country. But an addiction to drugs and alcohol caused his life to spiral out of control, slowly stripping him of everything that mattered to him, including his business, his relationship with his family, his marriage, his children and finally, his freedom. After 27 arrests and doing close to 4 years in prison, Molthan had a “spiritual awakening. A true bright-light moment with God”. M2 The ROCK radio recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.
Daphné is a social media obsessed tech junkie! She has a passion for helping people understand social media and overcome their tech fears. As a natural born teacher, Daphné spends her days teaching entrepreneurs and business owners how to use social media and tech to grow their business. In addition to being a social media & tech geek, her true claim to fame is raising her 3 kids and laughing it up with her husband. Whether she’s playing with her kids or teaching social media, you can always find Daphné sipping on a cup of coffee!
Francois is the 23-year-old founder of La La Land Kind Cafe, a coffee shop near Lower Greenville in Dallas that will employ foster kids who are "aging out of the system.". At La La Land, young employees, ages 17 to 23, will learn to be baristas, cashiers and chefs — at a time when coffee shops are more popular than ever in Dallas.
Francois is committed to not only providing people with exceptional service and one-of-a-kind hospitality experiences, but also to inspiring the community through his concepts. Personally and professionally, he is driven by one underlying goal: to positively affect as many people as he can.
Joyce is our reigning Mrs. Texas International. Her mission is helping children overcome traumatic events such as homelessness, abuse and bullying. Growing up as a child facing multiple traumatic events, she has used her platform and personal story to help spread awareness for organizations that are helping children understand that these events do not define them but can push them to break the cycle. Joyce believes her passion to help children realize that they are not defined by their traumatic experiences but to be motivated by them is essential to our next generation of leaders.
Aj Billings has an infectious smile and a heart of service.
AJ was born in Dallas, TX. A lifetime athlete, AJ has competed in Football and Track & Field since the age of six. He played collegiate football at Texas A&M University-Commerce holding All Conference awards. AJ is now the General Manager at SandersFit Performance Center in downtown Dallas where he trains elite high school, collegiate and Pro Athletes!
AJ is committed to helping people to be the best versions of themselves and to live their happiest and healthiest lives!
April Adams Pertuis is the founder and creator of LIGHTbeamers — a highly engaged community of women who are on a journey to tell their story. April uses her skills as a writer and video producer to teach others how to tap into their own personal story to shine a positive light in the world. Her philosophy is “everyone has a story” and she’s fascinated with getting to the Core of what that story is. April’s career spans more than 30 years as an award-winning journalist.