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The list below is a sampling of professional local speakers/experts in a variety of categories, who can deliver fresh, interesting, informative and inspirational presentations. Our expert speakers are “go-to” local professionals, coaches, authors, historians and savvy entrepreneurs who use public speaking to improve their visibility and personal branding. If you can’t find a category to suit the need of your organization or business, reach out to one of our Destination Experts to assist you – for FREE.

Categories: Historical, Books & Authors, Health & Wellness, Motivational/Self Help

Gail Alofsin Author, Motivational/Self Help, Health & Wellness

Gail Alofsin, is an internationally recognized speaker, author, career coach, mentor and university professor. Her programs are focused on coaching, mentoring and assisting others, especially women, in becoming their best selves. She leads work- shops and keynotes national and international conferences on the topics of: Work/ Life Integration, Time Management, Customer Service, Leadership, Employee Engagement, Communication Skills, Spirit in the Workplace, Corporate Sponsorship Sales and Personal Development. GailAlofsinSpeaks.wordpress.com Newport, RI

Kim Fuller Author, Motivational/Self Help, Health & Wellness

Kim Fuller is the author of “Finding,” a Tedx speaker, mindful photographer, teach- er and coach. Every day we come in contact with other human beings and how we “see” them determines how our interactions will go. Her talks are designed to give you tools to clear your lens by shifting your perspective to seeing the possibility in your relationships; even the ones that are difficult. This practice is helpful in theworkplace, in your personal relationships and even with strangers who may push your buttons. We all have challenging people in our lives but we don’t have to let them keep us from our own potential for productivity and peace. KimFullerPhotography.com Middletown, RI

Suzanne McDonald Motivational/Self Help

Former Boston Globe journalist, Suzanne McDonald started Designated Editor with the express purpose of educating clients on all relevant aspects of new media, affordably, thoroughly, and cohesively. McDonald has become the leading purveyor of new media expertise in New England. McDonald’s “techie” forum, in Newport Rhode Island, reaches nearly 1,000 business leaders. Her business has doubled each year since she began. Launched in 2008, Designated Editor special- izes in content, search marketing, and social media, integrating targeted messag- ing and usability across the new media spectrum. Suzanne happily applies her 15 years of daily newspaper experience to the evolving world of new media. DesignatedEditor.com Newport, Rhode Island

Christopher Rondina Author, Historical

Christopher Rondina is a nationally respected presenter focusing on New Englandfolklore, history, and legend. He is the author of several non-fiction books, includ- ing his latest release: Ghosts of New England (2017), and he is one of the North- east’s most noted speakers on regional legends and paranormal folklore. Christo-pher can be seen in documentaries including Night Visitors on The Travel Channel, The Tillinghast Nightmare for Firesite Films, and the Emmy-nominated PBS filmGhosts and Vampire Legends of New England. Christopher is a native of Rhode Island where he works as an educator and guide on Narragansett Bay. NewEnglandGhosts@hotmail.com YankeeGhosts@gmail.com Newport, RI

Terry Wildemann, CEC, CPCC, CPBA TEDx Speaker, Author, Motivational, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Health & Wellness, Certified Coach

Terry Wildemann is a global Intuitive Success Navigator and Founder of Intuitive Leadership® U. She guides entrepreneurial leaders to align the practical, personal and spiritual sides of business to attract their ideal clients and increase sales & profit. Terry has been in business 30+ years and guides her audiences and students to elevate their inner business game to succeed in business and life. Her programs and topics include change management, intuition for leaders, positive communications, team building, stress resilience, Magnetic Business Attraction, decision-making and time management. Learn more about Intuitive Leadership® U self-study courses and events at www.IntuitiveLeadership.com

Allison Ingalsbe

Allison Ingalsbe is a skilled design thinking facilitator who tailors her workshops for each client’s needs and objectives. She received her formal training in design thinking at Stanford University’s d.school (Hasso Plattner Institute of Design). She has run design thinking workshops for business, executive teams, and non-profit entities. Her workshops enable participants to embrace empathy as a tool for discovery and empowerment where they are able to define issues and problems through a new lens in order to arrive at creative solutions.

Bob Walsh Author, Assistant Basketball Coach - Providence College

With almost 30 years of experience in college basketball, including 13 as a head coach, Bob Walsh is well known nationally for his innovative and uncommon approach to leadership. Bob has been a featured speaker at national conventions, corporate outings, and team retreats. As the founder and CEO of the Dynamic Leadership Group, Walsh has a unique perspective on leadership, team building and organizational culture.

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