LAMP has a long history of providing top-notch speakers that introduce first-line and front-line leaders to innovative, relevant and forward-thinking strategies, techniques, and tools to help them build their business in the year ahead. All sessions undergo a rigorous peer-vetting process and each speaker must provide an innovative insight into growth and development, a forward-thinking tactical takeaway or a breakthrough trend or tool for action that has been previously tested.
CEO at GAMA International
Godsman joined GAMA International 16 years ago, where she rose through the ranks to become vice president for corporate and business development. In this role, she oversaw all revenue departments at the association, including Membership, LAMP, Communications and PMG Corporate Relations. Since her promotion to that position in 2012, GAMA has seen dramatic growth in revenue, membership, membership retention and LAMP attendance. In June 2014, Godsman took the helm as GAMA’s first, and youngest, female CEO.
President at GAMA International
As a distinguished Financial Advisor in the Southwest, Mark built his practice by working with and speaking to a variety of professionals for over fifteen years and has been affiliated with North Star Resource Group since 1998. His clientele consists specifically of executives, business owners, and medical and veterinary practice owners. To best serve the needs of his clients, Mark has spent the last decade focusing his business towards becoming one of the premier wealth accumulation and protection specialists in the southwestern United States. He bases his practice on a team approach, working closely with CPAs, attorneys, pension and employee benefit specialists.
Author of "Blue Ocean Strategy"
Renee Mauborgne is the co-author of the global bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy (Harvard Business Review Press) and the just released, indispensable follow-up, BLUE OCEAN SHIFT: Beyond Competing – Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth (Hachette Books, September 2017). BLUE OCEAN SHIFT is a New York Times Bestseller, #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller, USA Today Bestseller, Los Angeles Times Bestseller, and an International Bestseller. Her book Blue Ocean Strategy has sold over 3.6 million copies and is recognized as one of the most iconic and impactful strategy books ever written.
Retired U.S. Navy Seals
Jocko Willink is a decorated retired Navy SEAL officer, author of the book Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he is a leadership instructor, speaker, and executive coach. Jocko spent 20 years in the U.S. Navy SEAL Teams, starting as an enlisted SEAL and rising through the ranks to become a SEAL officer. As commander of SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser during the battle of Ramadi, he orchestrated SEAL operations that helped the “Ready First” Brigade of the US Army’s First Armored Division bring stability to the violent, war-torn city.
VP of Marketing & Storyteller
Kindra is an award-winning columnist, author, and national champion storyteller. As a former Director of Marketing and VP of Sales, Kindra discovered the most effective method for capturing attention and increasing revenue—great storytelling. Kindra’s work has been featured in SUCCESS Magazine and behind the scenes in New York Times best selling books. A former board member of the National Storytelling Network, and with a Masters’ Degree in Org Comm & Management, Kindra now teaches innovative brands and executives to close more sales, become better leaders and blow up brands with the irresistible power of strategic storytelling.
CEO of Rising Tycoons
Olenka Cullinan is a CEO and Founder of Rising Tycoons. Teen expert, inspirational speaker and teen success coach, Olenka has developed a “Backbone of Success”(TM) method that helps teen leaders become successful in school, life and the world. It combines three essential skills: leadership, entrepreneurship and personal development, which turn teens into mindful tycoons! Olenka’s work with teenagers from 21 countries, combined with humor and personal experience made her realize how often adults set up the end result without teaching teens the ‘how to process’. Having been trained by the top speakers in the country, such as John Maxwell, Andy Andrews, Donald and Darren Hardy, Olenka strongly believes that the pursuit of success with happiness is what creates goals, vision, and destination for the teens.
CEO of Rick Rigsby Communications
Dr. Rick Rigsby is President and CEO of Rick Rigsby Communications. The former award-winning journalist followed a television career with graduate school—and two decades as a college professor . . . most of those years at Texas A&M University, where he also served as character coach and chaplain for the Aggies football team. Dr. Rick’s dynamic presentations motivate, empower and inspire worldwide—from Africa and Asia, to the Americas, Europe and Canada.