Board of Advisors
Anniece Acker, CEO
Gerald Rogers is a transformational leader, speaker and coach that has trained thousands of individuals how to discover their purpose, step into their power and learn how to make their purpose driven businesses profitable and LIVE BIG.
His commitment is to leading and inspiring individuals to AWAKEN to their Divine Authentic Power and to Liberate them through Financial Freedom.
In a mission to teach people HOW TO CREATE FINANCIAL FREEDOM WHILE DOING WHAT THEY LOVE AND LIVING THEIR PURPOSE over the last several years he has led over 100 seminars, teleseminars and events training principles including the following:
Dave VanHoose is a master platform sales trainer. His masterful execution of sales presentations is evident in his own success, and in that of his students. Dave is a mentor and speaker coach to some of the most experienced speakers in the seminar industry. He masterfully takes a seasoned veteran and amplifies their platform abilities to new levels.
His leadership and sales abilities took his first seminar based sales company, Foreclosures Daily, to number 35 on INC Magazines list of 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies. Within 3 years, Dave’s company had 100 employees, over $30 million in revenue, and was producing 50-100 seminar events per month!
Dave is a true example of a winning spirit. He attributes his success to his ability to accept nothing less than the best, and to his commitment to a mindset of abundance. It’s this same focus on excellence that allowed him to play a critical team role during the 2003 Tampa Bay Storm Arena Bowl (XVII) World Championship season! His insistence on strong mental and physical commitment has provided him with the ability to overcome many obstacles, including complete paralysis at the age of 29. Dave has focused his business life and his latest venture, SpeakingEmpire.com, on motivating world-class people to achieve more than they ever thought possible. His own achievements have led him to channel his success and energy into his new charity foundation.
Jeff Spendard has over 20 years of broadcast media experience and is currently the owner of World Talk Radio, LLC, home to the VoiceAmerica Talk Radio and TV Networks. Mr. Spenard is the former president of Madavox’s Internet Radio division and also served on the board of directors. Jeff has worked with over a thousand industry professionals to help them establish a foothold within the media community. Following several years of development and syndicating programs, he realized the opportunity to navigate his experience towards internet-based radio and became one of the leading minds in the industry.
In time, Mr. Spenard rose to the level of Network Director, Vice President, President and now CEO of World Talk Radio, LLC. Jeff has worked to develop over 1,000 radio programs and has expanded his business into Internet TV where he has developed 22 channels and other multimedia divisions.
Ryan Long is an American entrepreneur and founder of City Gala and City Summit. Long is best known as a fundraiser for charitable organizations. Long’s events include celebrities and honorees The Hollywood Reporter, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Variety, Inc., Entrepreneur, ET, Billboard, Medium, Thrive Global, and Press Pass LA.
In 2012, Long had an idea to bring President Bill Clinton to Hollywood during the week of the Academy Awards. Long also developed the idea of providing a platform for Oscar winner James Cameron to support an upstart charity named Community Inspiring Today’s Youth(CITY), on the evening of the Academy Awards. Through the Philanthropy United campaign, Long was instrumental in an event that helped raise funds and awareness for multiple foundations at Unite4:humanity 2014 in Los Angeles, California.