The Resiliency Experience is a collective effort of leadership practitioners who believe leadership development is the future for Colorado. Learn from the best of the best across the state to support you and your organizations during these uncertain times.

Every Tuesday, Noon – 1P

Upcoming Speakers

June 30, 2020

Activate What You Want With Resources You Already Have

Greg “Saddiq” Cortopassi; Founder, SOUL Guide and Catalyst. Greg, innovator and entrepreneur, has started and led nine successful businesses. A leader in the field of experiential education, he has been on the forefront of assisting people to activate Healthy Living and Business Practices for over 36 years.

July 7, 2020

Being Resilient When Receiving Feedback

Theresa Anuszewski, AVP Commercial Banking at Alpine Bank. Theresa works with businesses to streamline workflows and enhance cash flow through electronic banking services. She has 20+ years of experience from holding executive positions at a Fortune 500 company, and she has a continued commitment to enhancing leadership skills in both herself and others.  

July 14, 2020

Cybersecurity & Peace of Mind

Farr Shepherd | President | Business Development Manager. Farr holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Management and MIS. He has over 18 years of experience in IT, and over 15 years of experience in the AV integration field. Farr built the Decypher brand to become the largest IT Technical Services Company in the Colorado Rockies.

July 21, 2020

Empathy – A Lost Skill

Andrea Palm-Porter, with over 25 years’ experience driving strategic growth through strong leadership and relationships. She’s has worked in a multi-million dollar media organization, retail industry, and currently in the non-profit & leadership industry as the Executive Director of Roaring Fork Leadership. Certified Coach, Trainer, and Facilitator with a specialty in Emotional Intelligence.

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July 28, 2020

Founder of The Uplift Collective where practitioners blend their perspectives to uplift community. Licensed Life Coach, Speaker, and Facilitator with over 25 years of experience whose mission is to create genuine connection within ourselves and within communities. Through intergenerational and intercultural experiences creating lasting change, brokering harmony, and creating opportunities for belonging.

August 4, 2020

Ashley Mauldin, MA, LPC, and Owner of New Awareness Counseling. Founder of Daring Women and Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator Candidate. A Licensed Professional Counselor with nearly a decade of clinical experience. Ashley is certified through the National Board of Certified Counselors and hold memberships with the American Counseling Association and Colorado Counseling Association.

August 18, 2020

Lisa Clark, Raising with Lisa Clark, a seasoned and experienced fundraising professional, has been in this space for over 20 years having served as the former Director of Donor Relations for Stanford University and as the former Chief Development Officer of the Award-Winning Nonprofit, Fresh Lifelines for Youth. Currently, the Corporate Partners Program Manager for Stanford Children’s Hospital.

August 25, 2020

David D. Chrislip is Principal of Skillful Means. He has spent the past 30 years helping people enhance their leadership capacities and create visions and strategies for their organizations and communities by working together. The broader purpose of his work is to build civil society. His work focuses on three areas: civic leadership development, collaboratively addressing complex community issues, and organizational strategy and development.

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September 8, 2020

Creative Awakenings

Sheri Gaynor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (State of Colorado), Registered Expressive Arts Therapist, Equine Facilitated Learning and Psychotherapy: Eponaquest Instructor / EAGALA, owner of Creative Awakenings InternationalSheri is an artist, author, and transformational life coach, weaving the alchemy of creativity and the wisdom of horses.

September 15, 2020

Everyday Leadership

Bob McNutt spent the last 26 years on an entrepreneurial journey starting several companies. Success came after years of tough lessons, sleepless nights, and relentless stress.  These challenges led him to discovering the book Traction by Gino Wickman, which illuminates The Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®). He implemented EOS® in his own business and was able to clarify his company’s vision, gain consistent traction and vastly improve team health. Because of the success EOS® brought to his IT company he now helps implement EOS® for other companies.

September 22, 2020

International Trainer, Team Effectiveness Consultant, Training Design Consultant, Crucial Conversations & VitalSmarts: Beth Wofson combines twenty years of executive level management with twelve years of consultative and training experience. She worked in a highly regulated, competitive, technology advancing yet customer centric industry leading several departments and over a hundred people to consistently superior results.

Jillian Livingston blogs about life, locals, and travel on her blog As someone who has been connecting the professionals of our Roaring Fork Valley together for many years. Her more recent focus has been on Aspen Business Connect, conversations throughout the Roaring Fork Valley meant to create community, induce collaborations and referrals, and to bring together like-minded professionals. 

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Dr. Heidi S. Brinkman is a Consultant and Facilitator with Brinkman Consulting Inc, specializing in individual, team and organizational effectiveness. She is former Academic Director of Leadership Programs for The Institute of Executive and Professional Development, Daniels College of Business. Heidi was a Clinical Professor/Lecturer in the department of management at Daniels for 15 years.

Nancy Fredericks International is a preeminent Business Executive Strategist, Author and Thought Leader. Corporations like Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo, Allergan and Transamerica have retained her to optimize individual and organizational performance. Nancy is also known as a pioneer in the field of gender diverse leadership an expertise she brings to all of her training programs.

Susan Harig, Director of Engagement and Development. at one of the most highly regarded and values-led organizations in the ski industry, Susan dedicates her time to finding ways to enrich the lives of employees. She has found her purpose in helping leaders discover their unique gifts and abilities which translates to a meaningful work life for employees.

Maureen Breeze is a Principal at Cultivage, an executive coaching and professional development organization. She has written two books on leadership and creative thinking and has conducted trainings and workshops throughout the U.S., in Europe and China. She currently teaches professional development courses for the University of Denver.

Principle, Coriolis Consulting: Jonathan Clark, partner with visionary leaders to create high-functioning, empowered cultures of effective leadership in business and education. He support the worlds of business and education in fulfilling on their potential to make a powerful difference with employees, their families, investors, students, local communities & global society.

Dr. Maureen Stepp is an Assistant Dean at Colorado Mountain College and an RFL alumni (‘12-‘13). She has been researching, teaching, and practicing the leadership principles taught in RFL.  This path has opened up new paradigms that have led to the teachings of many great masters.  She is always willing and happy to share what she is learning.

Certified Presence Based® Coach: Jeff Munn offers one-on-one coaching, workshop training, and keynote speaking engagements. Jeff’s approach draws from a framework called Creating Extraordinary Futures (CEF), which you can read more about on his website. Jeff offers this framework in a variety of contexts.

Evan Zislis, Director of Community Engagement, The Aspen Institute: An educator, social entrepreneur and community advocate. Evan’s expansive network in the public and private sectors strategically positions him to launch and direct the Hurst Community Initiative, targeting current affairs and vulnerable populations from Aspen to Parachute, Colorado.

More speakers being announced soon!