Communications director and Ambassador to The ImageMaker, Inc.® Communications Group (US)
Kim Fende holds a bachelors degree in Marketing from Miami University of Ohio. Her work experience includes multiple roles at Nielsen, where she consulted with the top 100 CPG firms in the world on their marketing strategies, providing strategic insight and analysis based on market research data. She also worked on the manufacturing side supporting one of the worlds’ largest gum suppliers, providing the sales team with strategies and insight based on analyzing historical sales data. Her work experience also includes working directly with consumers to uncover their needs and motivations behind their purchasing decisions, also in support of top CPG manufacturers of the world. In these various roles, she discovered her passion in helping to boost employee morale and improving communication and teamwork.
In 2014, she left her career to raise her children. At this time, she discovered her gifts in art and sound healing. She founded Art & Soul Vibrations in 2015 and began teaching art classes to the local community, conducting private and group sound-healing sessions and co-founded and facilitated a recurring women’s circle to empower women to discover their gifts.
In 2019, she released her first music album collaboration as Frequency Matters, playing her crystal singing bowls with a local talented musician. She also began volunteering her time offering art and sound healing at the cancer community support center of Cincinnati and also with children to increase emotional intelligence and compassion skills.
Communications director and Ambassador to The ImageMaker, Inc.® Communications Group (Int)
Since 2015, Alexandre Marty has specialized in business strategy consulting in France and has done strategic and organizational consulting for entrepreneurs and companies. To date, the consulting business has taking over the project management activity. Due to his exemplary achievements, he was recognized by Dr. Joyce from The ImageMaker, Inc® in the United States as someone she wanted to teach her soft skills program in France and surrounding areas.
Brent Meske is a university professor, author, editor, and cover designer. Brent has authored and published over a dozen novels since 2011, and helped a number of author hopefuls achieve their dreams of publishing and sharing their unique visions with the rest of the world. By fusing his love of teaching and his passion to create, Brent is ideally situated to help refine the written word and move it from mere dream to reality.
Sue Doherty, M.A., is an anthropologist and author with a background in child development and holistic health. As a Certified Mindfulness Teacher, Sue offers classes and one-on-one coaching for all ages, in person and by remote access. Sue has applied mindfulness-based behavioral interventions with special needs toddlers and students K-12, and clients who have a mental illness. Whether it’s stress, anxiety, parenting, pain management, or assisting those in the last stage of life, Sue is ready to help. Sue is a graduate of the two-year-long Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program, led by Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach, certified through UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center.
James Pearce is currently employed by BB&T now Trust where I am employed as a Fraud/Security Analyst. I have been in the credit card industry for over 30 years, on the issuing and acquiring side. I am longtime member of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI) and Merchant Acquirers Committee.
Dr. Ai Addyson-Zhang, Ph.D.
Dr. Ai Addyson-Zhang is an educator and an entrepreneur. She received her MA and Ph.D. in Communication from Syracuse University and the University of Maryland. Ai is the founder of Classroom Without Walls, an independent and progressive school to help young adults become future ready. As an Adobe Education Leader, Ai specializes in incorporating social media and creative technologies to enhance student learning and to acquire skills that help them become future-ready. Ai’s work has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inside Higher Education, Pearson Education, and Mark Schafer’s book among others. She additionally contributes to Entrepreneur and Thrive Global. Ai hosts two weekly live streaming shows, where she interviews thought leaders in social media and education such as Seth Godin, Mark Schaefer, Neil Patel, and many others. Ai is also a HubSpot Academy instructor, SEMrush webinar speaker and host. Ai frequently speaks at academic and industry conferences including VidCon, Global Marketing Day, Global Digital Marketing Summit, Social Media Week Lima, and others.
RIDME LLC is a technology company that addresses mental wellness around getting dressed. Through mobile applications and online webinars, clients are given tools to address anxiety, outfit boredom, and self-doubt. Leslee Hill, past Fashion Designer of 15 years and Image Consultant partnered with Rob Palevich, CIO for Do It Best Corp and serial business owner to bring you RIDME.