Michael has navigated the turbulent waters of organizational change including employee reactions, communication practices and effective processes in three corporate acquisitions. He business trainings and seminars revolve around leadership, change management, sales, negotiation and time management.
Meet Nanci Appleman-Vassil: international speaker, facilitator, coach and author. As President and CEO of APLS Group, Nanci is an expert in training and consulting with a focus on change management, building high performing teams, and coaching and developing managers. With over 20 years’ experience, Nanci has shared her expertise with organizations from a wide variety of industries, including Nationwide Insurance, The Body Shop, Red Hat, John Deere, Cigna Health Systems, Fidelity and Citrix. Nanci’s not just another speaker—she’s earned the designation of Certified Speaking Professional® by the National Speakers Association, attributed to fewer than 15% of speakers worldwide. She’s known for her dynamic style that touches hearts, engages minds and gets an audience smiling. Nanci infuses her presentations with real-life examples that are relatable to the audience and bring teams to a new level of understanding.
Speaker’s focus is on a number of current issues such as acceptance of cultural diversity, long-term devastating psychological impact of bullying, challenges in prevention of child sexual abuse, workplace bullying, emphasis on prevention
A keynote speaker and trainer, Walter is known for his exciting delivery and practical step-by-step action plan by masterfully using humor and story telling to help individuals achieve personal and professional goals. In his team-building and stress management programs, he energizes participants from passive listeners to engaged learners and propels the most seasoned veterans to discover new ways to capitalize on their strengths, and how to value differences in others. Walter grew up in a low-income family witnessing domestic violence between his parents. He was then attracting media attention as a rare Four-Sport athlete who played football, basketball, baseball, track and field. However, a fateful car accident stole his promising athletic career, taking away scholarship offers from top colleges around the country. Even worse, doctors predicted he would not survive his coma and multiple internal injuries. Walter proved them wrong.