Richard is the Founder/President of RDM Management Group, a training company which focuses on professional development , sales, and leadership training. The core of Richard’s practice is based on four key principles: Self-Discipline, Self-Confidence, Motivation, and Emotional Intelligence. These are the same four key principles which have allowed Richard to have a successful 30-year career in business. Richard's corporate experience afforded him the opportunity to take on struggling teams and turn them into top performers. Richard is known for working within a business structure to identify communication gaps and roadblocks that impede the effectiveness of teams and individuals.
Richard is a Veteran of the United States Army, a professional speaker, as well as a performance business coach and trainer. Richard is also an established author of The Empowerment Series Volume I & II, a Motivational CD Series.
Richard currently serves on the Board of Directors for the North San Diego Business Chamber, Council for Supplier Diversity, and Miramar College Business Department Advisory Board . Richard is also a facilitator for REBOOT, a National Veterans Transition Service. Learnsoft Consulting, Rady School of Management, and Government Training Center.
As the Founder and President of RDM Management Group, Richard D. Marks has over 30 years of successful sales and leadership experience. Prior to founding RDM Management Group, Richard spent 18 years as a highly regarded sales leader in the competitive wireless industry where he successfully implemented best practices to transform struggling sales teams to become top performers.
Eleasa is the Co-Founder of RDM Management Group, a professional sales consulting company which focuses on professional development while serving others. The core of RDM Management Group is based on four key principles:
Self-Discipline, Self-Confidence, Motivation, and Emotional Intelligence.
These four key principles are the values which have allowed Eleasa to maintain her corporate business career. Most recently, Eleasa has experience within the Telecommunications Industry with her roots in Real Estate. Eleasa is a CA Licensed Realtor who has spent the last 20 years working as a Licensed Realtor in Texas as well as in California. She has been afforded the opportunity to take on struggling Real Estate professionals and turn them into top performers. As a Real Estate professional, Eleasa has been awarded the Top Listing Agent, the Top Buyer’s Agent, as well as awarded Top 5% Licensed Realtor. Additionally, Eleasa is known for working behind the scenes in the Administrative Industry to assist teams with identifying communication gaps and roadblocks that impede the effectiveness of their team as well as in their personal lives.
Eleasa is a Veteran of the United States Army with more than 14 years of honorable service as a Traffic Management Coordinator (MOS: 88N). With more than 20 years of working in the civilian sector, Eleasa continues to enjoy assisting clients and customers with achieving their maximum professional and personal abilities with her proven, successful leadership skills and experience. She is an accomplished yet eager and highly motivated corporate professional who - coupled with being a U.S. Army Veteran with more than 20 years of relative, exceptional, and proven experience in the civilian sector – provides high-level Management with Administrative and Real Estate knowledge and support, integrity, perseverance, and teamwork!
Eleasa enjoys playing the central role in customer service by bringing a “Can-Do” attitude to the table, superior organizational and communication skills, as well as attention to detail to everything that she does. She enjoys working in a professional environment that values work-life balance.
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Regina Schnell is the founder of Workplace Symphonies. She is a certified mediator and a distinguished expert in the fields of workplace conflict resolution, human resources, and risk mitigation. With more than 20 years of experience working for large firms and organizations as an HR professional, she continues to help clients achieve individual and organizational excellence through comprehensive coaching, communication and conflict resolution services
My name is Judy Corasaniti and I am passionate about empowering others. I have a Masters in Business Administration and have spoken nationally at conferences, for non-profit organizations, businesses and retreats. I live in San Diego, CA.My goal is to provide inspiration and motivation to empower others, knowing your true identity is the core of moving forward.
As a consultant, public speaker, strategist/integration coach
my passion is to help others become the best they can by identifying and utilizing their gifts, talents and abilities. Strategies for Success is a curriculum I have established that is adaptable to corporations, businesses, high schools and colleges to set you apart as a leader and give you practical tools to empower you both personally and professionally.
Ronald B. Garnett is President and CEO of the Council for Supplier Diversity. The Council is a nonprofit organization that leverages Supplier Diversity initiatives as an engine for economic development in economically under-served communities. The ultimate outcome is to add economic value to the regional supply chain while increasing economic opportunities for economically under-served diverse communities.
Previously Ron was founder and CEO of PPI, a performance consulting and training firm, where he distinguished himself as an effective performance strategist. His broad background in executive management, sales, distribution, operations, and human resources provides a unique combination of experience and competency when it comes to improving strategy. He is a Certified ‘Master Trainer” and instructional design specialist (The Training Clinic, Seal Beach CA ) His expertise includes practical strategy development, performance engineering, effective business planning, sales execution programs, distribution channel development, sales and management training, leadership coaching and process improvement programs.
Ron held executive positions as senior vice president and director of operations, vice president training and development, vice president human resources, and vice president corporate development for a large consumer products distribution company. He was a partner in a minority owned plastic manufacturing business, Gemini Plastics, that provided products to Hallmark Cards, United Airlines, Burger King and many other major companies. Ron also served in sales and management positions for Chesebrough-Ponds, Inc. and the American Can Company.
His work has been recognized in national trade magazines and many of his writings on performance improvement have been published in professional publications.
Dr. Alessandra Wall is a licensed clinical psychologist, executive coach, engaging speaker, and founder and CEO of Life in Focus Coaching Inc. https://lifeinfocussd.com/
She specializes in helping smart, professional women find their voices, show up more confidently, and do more of what’s right for them. She is frequently invited to speak on the culture of communication, bridging the gender and generation gap, and thriving under stress. Dr. Wall brings years of practical experience, academic and clinical training, and a no-nonsense approach to her speaking engagements. She is known to marry science with practical advice and offer true expertise with an easygoing and relatable delivery. Her mission is to advocate for and act as an ally for women in the workplace who want to be seen and heard, and support the companies striving to retain them and foster an inclusive environment. Her latest project, In Her Shoes, is a global effort to create a narrative around celebrating and understanding what it means to be a woman in the 21st century. Dr. Wall received her Bachelors of Arts in psychology (Cum Laude) from Duke University and her Doctorate of Philosophy in clinical psychology from the University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center. She is currently licensed by and in good standing with the California Board of Psychology. She is a co-founder and former board chair of
Empower Charter School in San Diego.
Expertise in… women | communication | burnout + stress management | Anxiety | gender + generation bias | self-care | career + life satisfaction
Charlene Magbanua is a charismatic business professional with 15 years of sales, sales training, direct marketing, leadership development, and recruiting experience. An entrepreneur at 19 years old she fell in love with the freedom and creativity of entrepreneurship and business. With a focus on exceptional customer service her core values lie in creating high morale, positive, and long term authentic client relationships. She believes that personal development is an essential necessity to long term evolving and thriving success.
With a consistent track record as a top producer and revenue generator in all markets, Charlene has consulted, lead, and trained direct sales teams in various categories of business. Expertise include mindset training's, vision casting, customer acquisition, the basics of lead generation, enrollment, customer retention, and mastering referrals. Charlene loves to stay in service to the community. Her passion is to support people in transformation and empower them to live a life of purpose.
Dr. Sharon Adams is the Principal Consultant at Workplace Climate. She has over 20 years of experience in higher education, serving as a Counselor and as a Dean of Student Services. She has particular interest in the implementation of forgiveness and reconciliation models in work environments. Her training entitled Workplace Forgiveness, is based on years of national and international research.
Her work has been presented at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE), San Diego County Health and Human Services, University of California San Diego (UCSD), County of Orange Health and Human Services, among others.
Dr. Adams is widely travelled and holds a Master’s degree in Counseling and a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership. Additionally, she is a certified Conflict Mediator, and is certified to administer both the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).
Liz Faraimo is the founder and CEO of Care Excellence Team, a senior living solutions company. Faraimo’s mission is to deliver excellence in serving families facing life changing decisions for aging loved ones. Her commitment is rooted from heart and compassion to educate and provide solutions to ensure clients have everything they need to make the best decisions for their family.
Compassion is the key ingredient to the success of this company. Faraimo’s personal ten-year journey as a caregiver for her father, who suddenly was unable to live on his own, started at age 27 and paved the way for CET. Her experience is the client’s experience-allowing her to connect and help families find their way on this life-changing journey.
Prior to starting her company, Liz spent 20 years in the corporate sector leading and developing sales and operations teams for Fortune 500 companies in the telecommunications industry. Liz received her education at the University of Hawaii-Manoa with a Bachelors in Political Science. She is a certified RCFE Administrator and currently serves as President for North County Women in Network, a non-profit organization.
She is a sought after guest speaker and educator, sharing her story and expertise in leadership and as an entrepreneur
Katy Temple is the Founder and CEO of Katy Temple Media Coaching/Think Temple. Leveraging over 20 years of sports broadcasting, Katy is committed to helping her clients be the best version of themselves on-camera and in person. She believes that great communication skills will never go out of style. Before focusing on executive media coaching, Katy built her reputation as an Emmy-winning sports broadcaster, a career that spans over 20 years, locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.
Katy believes in giving back to the communities that have given her so much pride, joy, and opportunity. Currently, she focuses most of her time volunteering for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, where she is 2019's Woman of the Year, San Diego/Hawaii Chapter. She maintains a great relationship with CBS 8 in San Diego, where she steps in as a sports anchor on a fill-in basis when she’s not providing media training to her clients.
Michael Jenkins is the president and founder of Productive Change Management: https://productivechangemanagement.com/ – for entrepreneurs, business owners, executives, managers and professionals seeking growth, to perform better and to lead and manage change individually and organizationally. Michael is a Certified Mastermind Executive Coach and a Certified Practitioner of The ChangeWorks® System. He has more than 30 years business experience that includes business ownership, leading, directing, and consulting on organizational team development.
Peggy Jucha is an experienced corporate executive and entrepreneur with a penchant for generating results through customer acquisition and retention, as well as improved operations efficiency resulting from well-managed teams. As a 27-year executive in both sales and operations at Fortune 50 corporations in the telecom and finance industries (AT&T, Verizon Wireless, General Electric), Peggy understands that growing a company beyond where it stands today requires more than innovative products and services, or loyal customers, or even marketing and branding. It also requires positive interworking and coordination among its internal customers.
In addition to her corporate background, Peggy has 12 years of entrepreneurial experience, having co-owned five companies. She has served on the boards of 11 regional chambers of commerce, for-profit and nonprofit corporations and business associations. Peggy has a Bachelor of Science in Management from Cal State University.
Joining RDM Management Group was a clear decision for Peggy. In the words, “When you have the chance to be part of a company that is innovative, inceptive, and beneficial…. do it.”
Hands-on experiential activities are what sets Bridget's talent development apart from the rest. She provides tools to navigate change management and targets developing strong teams. Her unique style focuses on improving communication to strengthen interpersonal relationships, resolve conflict and set the bar high for team morale. As a result, teams move forward and achieve their goals.
Recognized for her ability to tap into an individual's leadership potential, Bridget brings enthusiasm and engagement to the learning environment. She has been recognized for her utilization of the ADDIE adult learning theory model including developing curriculum, facilitation workshops and creating job aids. Her workshops include: Write to be Remembered and Acing the Interview. Her training experience spans Southern California, Central Africa, West Africa and Southern China where she has coached adult and youth learners in for-profit and non-governmental organizations.
Christopher Waters brings over 25 years of experience from the investment management industry in areas of Relationship Management and Business Development. A leader in product awareness and asset raising in both domestic and international markets.
Mr. Waters brings a track record of working with C-Suite as well as key decision makers providing guidance on various areas such as product expansion, product development and marketing strategies.
As a consultant to RDM Management Group, Mr. Waters will assist in facilitating adoption of products and services as well as identify marketing opportunities and brand awareness. Additionally, Waters may be called upon for speaking engagements and corporate presentations.
Jani Jackson, M.Ed., is the founder of Develop Your Team, a company devoted to creating highly-engaged, top-performing teams. Jani values the uniqueness of every individual and group. She works with each client to create customized, participant-centered programs to meet their specific needs.
As a successful and dynamic corporate leader for over 20 years, Jani developed many high-achieving, engaged teams. She has brought her enthusiasm for people development to Develop Your Team, where she offers innovative solutions to groups striving to achieve peak performance.
Jani received her Master of Education from Colorado State University, with a specialization in Adult Education and Training. Her philosophy is that people achieve the highest levels of growth and development when they actively participate in their own learning. She applies this core philosophy as she works with groups to improve team dynamics, engagement, decision-making, and overall performance. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with individuals and teams to help them grow and excel.