With more than 14 years of experience working at 5 different Fortune 500 companies plus being a black millennial woman in engineering & tech, Lauren understands from a personal and professional level what keeps employees engaged and wanting to stay at a company. She holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and an MBA in Operations Management. But at her core, she's a curious, and at times overly transparent, conversationalist with a superpower of getting others to break down their fear of vulnerability and feel comfortable sharing as well. The combination of her strengths led her to create Keep Wondering Out Loud or, as she likes to call it, KeepWOL.
Ashley has a decade of experience in learning and development. She has spent the majority of that time in corporate learning environments at two Fortune 100 companies. She specializes in driving engagement and retention through curriculum development backed by industry-standard learning principles. Ashley is passionate about empowering instructors to deliver inspiring and inclusive sessions.
Chris has a decade of experience in the sales industry. Most of that time has been spent partnering with enterprise-size organizations to develop strategies that address critical business issues. This experience has led to a passion for engagement, development, and retention, with a focus on helping companies leverage their most important asset – their people.
As a seasoned professional with more than 30 years of experience, Rosalyn has worked as a Training Coordinator for the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Johnson County Community College and a Coach for the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac program, helping people interested in starting their own businesses. Most recently, Rosalyn worked as a Human Resources Specialist at Crossroads Charter Schools, where she was responsible for Onboarding, Benefits, and Recruiting. Rosalyn also holds an MBA with emphasis in Marketing from Webster University and Bachelor of Science degree from University of Kansas.
Anoosha is the youngest member of our team, and a second year Biotechology/CPA student at the University of Waterloo. She not only has an ambitious mindset, but an inquiring one as well. Anoosha leverages her unique perspective to start diverse conversations, and never fails to wonder out loud.
Suzi has over 15 years of experience as a certified facilitator and trainer in corporate environments. Her passion for personal development led her to become certified in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator Assessment Instrument (MBTI) in 2014. Suzi brings positive energy, creativity, and curiosity to everything she does. Skilled in Intercultural Communication, Public Speaking, and Facilitation, Suzi is a natural connector and team-builder. She holds a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a Master’s degree in Organizational Communication & Leadership.
Stephanie is a team culture consultant focusing on personal and team development. For over seven years, Stephanie has been leveraging her lifelong fascination with the human personality to provide education and tools for teams to make real, sustainable change. Stephanie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Organizational Communication & Leadership, as well as a certification in the Enneagram system of personality. Stephanie is here to help you build connection and confidence in your team so that you can keep employees engaged, empowered, and productive.
Nora has over 20 years of B2B subscription sales and customer success experience in SaaS and professional services. She now specializes in advising high growth organizations targeting both Large Enterprise and Mid-Market customers. During her career Nora has served as Vice President of North America for Receipt Bank (now Dext) and as Vice President of Commercial Sales at ID.me, leading all private sector sales and customer success teams. She opened the first east coast office for Xactly Corporation and spent over 10 years in revenue leadership roles with CEB (now Gartner) advising Fortune 1000 C-level executives on their business strategies.
Sandy Salty is the Chief Marketing Officer of Trace3. A key strategic contributor to company-wide initiatives, Sandy has built various teams from the ground up including the Marketing organization, and the Partner Development organization, both which she continues to lead. She has designed a platform to stratify a complex partner ecosystem and identify the next round of strategic partnerships to take Trace3 to $3B in revenue.
Over 20 years of experience as a growth leader, CIO, CTO, management consultant, CEO advisor and startup company board member with extensive background in business & technology management, strategy, transformation, product development, and global operations. Recently, he was VP of global advisory services at Gartner. Currently, the Managing Partner at 369GP venture capital & advisory firm and strategic advisor to B Capital Group, AlchemyCloud and KeepWOL. He holds a Master of Science in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering and business education from Stanford, Cornell, and Kellogg School of Business.
Guy Reams is an accomplished Chief Revenue and Sales Leader in the technology industry, known for his ability to drive rapid growth, expand revenue, and develop high-performance sales teams. With extensive experience spanning Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurial startups, Guy has a track record of success in acquisitions and consistently achieving remarkable results. He has served in key leadership roles, such as Vice President of Sales & Operations/VP Cloud & Datacenter Transformation at Insight Enterprises. Additionally, Guy founded the non-profit organization, the Temecula Chess Club, which focuses on teaching young people the strategic game of chess. His commitment to community engagement is exemplified by his TEDx Talk and his blog titled "The 365 Commitment.
Ayanna is a results focused, compassionate, visionary Executive who delivers solutions that help companies harness the full power of their most valuable assets - their people. With a unique professional background in HR, Finance and Operations she is dedicated over 15 years to creating robust corporate cultures that promote continuous business growth and cultivate loyalty by empowering employees to realize their full potential. Whether in her professional or personal life Ayanna strives to create an environment where everyone belongs and brings their best self.