Meet the Speakers!
Emerge is a live and interactive online experience that offers high-value professional development from world-class authorities.
Abe Brown, MBA, CMCT, CPHSA is known as the Coach’s Coach, and is an Entrepreneur, Professional Speaker, International Best-Selling Author, and High-Performance Leadership Coach. He is also the President of the Certified Coaches Federation, the CEO of Wellness Innovate Corp, and the CEO of Momentum Coaching.
Abe is a host as well as a speaker for EMERGE, presenting on "Exploring Coaching Niches" related to Coaching Leadership.
Abe is a Leadership and Executive Coach, and works with organizations globally around high performance, leadership development, strategic planning, and workplace wellness and mental health. In his career, Abe successfully led and turned around several multi million-dollar businesses that were struggling by driving cultural and operational transformation involving thousands of employees. His focus is business strategy and execution, driving revenue growth, human capital assessment and maximization, and facilitating full employee engagement. Abe has also spent several years as a non-profit executive and CEO.
An impactful and collaborative business leader, Abe has successful experience developing and executing strategic plans, cultivating high performance teams, building relationships with key stakeholders, and executing operational results. With experience in both the not-for-profit and corporate sectors, along with government, Abe brings a valuable combination of financial and operational acumen, management of multi-disciplinary teams, and business coaching. Abe has also started, owns, and operates several businesses in multiple industries, and has coached thousands of leaders at all levels. Abe is a professional speaker, having spoken professionally in 4 continents and over 20 countries, with audiences of tens of thousands.
The Certified Coaches Federation is one of the largest coach certification organizations in the world, having trained 14,000 people in over 25 countries. As President, Abe has been a pivotal part of the success of CCF from the start, has personally trained and certified over 4,500 Life and Executive Coaches, and continues to expand CCF’s reach globally. He has mentored Life and Executive Coaches from more than 5 major Coaching Industry associations including the Certified Coaches Federation, the International Coaches Federation, Coach University, and others. He has delivered keynote speeches, motivational talks, and seminars and workshops in over 20 countries, working with hundreds of both for-profit and non-profit organizations of all sizes and industries.
Momentum Coaching is one of the top leadership and business strategy coaching organizations in Canada, nationally recognized for its expertise, acumen, and results for clients.
Wellness Innovate Corp is focused on wellbeing, psychological safety, and mental health in the context of the workplace.
Abe earned a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business, and a Master’s in Religious Education and Counselling from California State Christian University.
Abe Brown will be presenting Elevating Your Sales - #1: Building Your Sales Funnel and Value Ladder and Elevating Your Sales - #2: Solution Selling and Crushing Sales Calls
After creating and running a successful weight loss business for 16 years, Adale went into partnership and opened up a matchmaking business. As a matchmaker, it became clear to Adale that many people were stuck. Stuck with limiting beliefs, stuck living in the past, picking the same type of unhealthy relationship again and again with no success.
Adale sought the proper education to support her clients by becoming a life coach through The Certified Coaches Federation. She went on to create many successful love-matches.
Now as an Empowerment Coach, she specializes in working with professional women ready to master their mindset. Because training and development are key to Adale she has gone on to become a Certified Master Coach, a Certified Coach Trainer with the Certified Coaches Federation, a Healthy, Wealthy and Wise® Coach, and a Law of Attraction Allowing Your Success Coach.
She loves to challenge herself and has taken on a 75-day mental toughness challenge and the Big Life Challenge simultaneously.
She is proud to be a Stepmom, Wife, and above all else, a Life-Long Learner.
Adale Boudreau will be taking part in the Coaching NOW interview with 3 HWW Stars as well as being part of "The Wonder Women", Delivering the Best Videos with the Least Amount of Tech.
For over 25 years, Chris has inspired audiences to create positive change in their lives at various events across North America and Europe.
His unique style will keep you engaged, while his information is easy to understand and apply to your life. Over the years, Chris has developed and fulfilled multiple coaching and training programs.
As President of the Professional Speakers Federation and lead developer of our signature speaker training (Speech Mastery Level 1-5), he inspires participants with his passion for speaking and mentoring.
Chris will be presenting Speaking Skills - #1: Finding Your Voice and Speaking Skills - #2: Being Heard Above The Crowd.
Connie Jakab is the owner of The Brave Parent Institute, bringing access to counselling and support for parents going through mental health struggles with their children. She is the author of Bring Them Closer - a book about her journey through her son’s struggle with anxiety, depression, and suicide.
In her book and talks, Connie gives practical advice to parents on how to help their children thrive despite mental health concerns. Her son is now 13 years old and you would never guess he had such a journey.
She is a sought-out speaker for her raw honestly and humour. Connie drives her passion outward into the arms of those wanting something more radical and meaningful in life. She lives with her husband and two boys in Calgary, Alberta Canada, and is a Certified Coach Practitioner with the Certified Coaches Federation.
Connie will be presenting Social Media Skills - #1: Building A Following On Social Media and Social Media Skills - #2: Social Selling.
Glen is a Certified Life Coach and Certified Leadership Coach, and a proud coach with the Healthy Wealthy and Wise® Platinum Pro Business Coaching Program. Glen is also an experienced and successful real-world entrepreneur, having begun and operated several successful businesses over the years.
Due to his blazing passion for impacting and helping people, Glen placed third in the recent “Coach of the Year” contest with Healthy Wealthy and Wise® and continues to grow his Healthy Wealthy and Wise® business at a brisk pace. People are attracted to Glen’s passion for life, his sincere desire to positively impact people, and his unstoppable attitude.
Glen will be participating in the Coaching NOW: Interviews with 3 HWW Stars
Joy Tajanlangit is the founder of Coached By Joy and she is a CCF Certified Life, Executive and Leadership Coach.
Joy is also a proud member of the Healthy Wealthy and Wise® Coaching Program. On a mission to help mature women discover their highest potential, she is focused on improving their self-worth and creating fulfilment in their personal lives and careers.
Prior to establishing Coached By Joy, Joy gained decades of sales experience in the pharmaceutical industry, where she won numerous awards working with big multi-national companies AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly.
She currently holds an executive sales position with Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals. She is also an owner of a Filipino specialty grocery in Calgary, Manila Convenience Store.
Joy enjoys spending time with her daughter Ella, watching her favourite TV shows and cooking.
Joy Tajanlangit will be participating in the Coaching NOW: Interviews with 3 HWW Stars.
Mike Chambers serves as the Vice-President of the Healthy Wealthy and Wise® Corporation, an international training and development company with a focus on helping individuals, companies and organizations gain the skills and techniques to reach their full potential and live life to the absolute fullest.
Mike will be presenting Coaching NOW: Inspiration and Trending Topics (Day 1)
Ronda Lauer has been a member of Healthy Wealthy and Wise since 2017, and she is also a Certified Coach and published Author. She joined HWW when her world had quite literally turned upside down. After working up to 9 part-time jobs, she collapsed and sustained a concussion that kept her from working for several months. It was a time of searching for inner healing, to fly from the chrysalis of her darkest of days to discover the light and loft beneath her wings. Her heart and soul spoke loudly, and she knew that she had one chance to change things and transform the trajectory of her flight!
Ronda is an entrepreneur at heart, has owned her own successful Pedorthic business, ran her own inspiring Personal Training business, and has worked in a variety of serving industries that maintained her level of compassion for humanity. To spice things up a little, she has also worked for a community college as a motorcycle instructor, as an avid motorcyclist herself.
Ronda knows how to have fun as she adventures in life, whilst assisting people to gain new wisdom on their own journey of “becoming”. Freedom and abundance are now key words in Ronda’s life.
Ronda Lauer will be participating in The Wonder Women, Delivering the Best Videos with the Least Amount of Tech session
With over 30 years in wellness and self-improvement, Rod is a leading authority on personal and professional change.
Having worked with a variety of organizations Rod has delivered his message at events in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, and across Canada.
As a Healthy Wealthy and Wise® Platinum PRO Coach, Rod helps people move from where they are to where they want to be in their lives and businesses.
Rod co-wrote the CCF book, “Adversity to Adaptability,” and written hundreds of articles over 20 years. Rod is also a proud husband and father, 4-time Ironman competitor, cross-Canada cyclist, competitive rower, and 200-hour RYT.
Rod will be presenting Coaching Skills #2: Framing - The Universal Coaching Technique Anyone Can Use and Coaching NOW: Inspiration and Trending Topics (Day 2)
Video interview coming soon!
Dr. Lange is an internationally certified faith-based empowerment coach specializing in empowering forgiveness and reconciliation through her work with people who have experienced trauma, betrayal, toxic relationships, and divorce.
Prior to coaching, Dr. Ruth worked as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with over eleven years of private practice and contract work experience, counseling adults, children, and families suffering from mental health issues. Dr. Lange has also taught several graduate courses in counseling for over 8 years. Dr. Lange is a proud member of the Healthy Wealthy and Wise coaching program.
Dr. Lange will be presenting Coaching Skills - #1: Counseling Skills Coaches Can Use
Sophea brings a passion and zest for life to everything and has been married to the love of her life for 22 years. She has heavily invested in her personal growth development since her early 20’s with “PSI Seminars” and “Secrets of The Millionaire Mind”.
She travelled the distance to meet many influential leaders such as T.Harv Eker, Mark Victor Hansen, Bob Proctor, Marianne Williamson, and many other great inspirational leaders. She considers herself blessed with three godly, energetic, and athletic boys, along with a “bonus” adult son.
Sophea was a beautician, hairstylist, and instructor for 23 years, and ran her own salon/spa business for 10 years – and has now been a full-time mom for 4 years. Sophea is also a proud coach with the Healthy, Wealthy and Wise® Platinum Pro Business Coaching Program.
Sophea Chhim will be participating in "The Wonder Women" Delivering The Best Videos With The Least Amount of Tech
Dr. Hammond is a founding partner and CSO with Flourishing Life Technologies in Calgary, Alberta and holds an adjunct status with Ambrose University and the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.
Over the past 30 years, he has primarily worked with complex youth and their families, and is considered a leading expert on the concept of resilience and positive psychology and its application to positive youth and adult development as well as enhancing strengths capacity building and well-being in the context of academic, organizational and community culture.
He has served in clinical supervisory capacities, worked in a comprehensive residential treatment center, and has provided clinical services in an inpatient/outpatient forensic setting as well as an adolescent comorbidity program based in a hospital setting.
He is an active lecturer with regards to understanding the role of human flourishing and well-being, and the implications for nurturing positive coping and mental health through a strength-based approach of preparing people and organizations to thrive. His specialty is neuro-science and the science around resiliency.
Dr. Wayne will be presenting Brain-Based Coaching #1 & #2
Your Emerge Hosts
Marsha Staton Sweet
Very well organized online event where I felt welcomed and engaged by the
energy of the hosts and presenters.
The valuable content of each speaker and the atmosphere created by all participants during the last three days truly filled not just my schedule and office, but gave me the sense of belonging to a wonderful community.
I’m grateful to learn and be inspired by heart centred coaches and leaders.
- Crina Vechiu