Meet the Summit Instructors


Scott Bornstein  |  Memory Power


The world’s top peer-to-peer CEO, business and sales organizations - Vistage, TEC, the Young Presidents’ Organization, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, SMT, ASAE - rank Scott Bornstein among their best speakers and have invited him to speak to more than 30,000 of their members and their companies/clients across 50 countries since 1990.

Scott’s real-time demonstrations of MemoryPower are jaw-dropping and his presentation style, content, and training materials and systems are unmatched for impact, take-away, and value. Whether you’re in the C-suite, driving sales, managing customer service, or running training and development, Scott’s tools and processes will forever change how your memory works.

From Harvard Business School OPM alumni to Franklin Templeton analysts, Cognos sales professionals to Starwood Hotel GM’s and staff, fund managers at Fidelity, HSBC, UBS and Morgan Stanley to legal and medical professionals, CEO’s, managers and call center reps to educators and students in five countries, everyone who experiences Scott Bornstein walks away inspired, confident, and with new skills to be remarkable and unforgettable.  Read about Scott's Talk

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Tony Jeary  |  Tony Jeary International

When many of the world’s top achievers seek a strategic expert to help them accelerate their results, they are eventually drawn to Tony Jeary. Tony Jeary is the authority on Results and has committed his career to studying and helping others achieve more. If you want to better your life, your career and your results, you need to know Tony.

Tony was raised by entrepreneurial parents who thrived on identifying and pursuing new opportunities to serve others. Tony’s father taught him the powerful principle that has driven Tony’ professional and personal life: “Always give more than expected.” Exceeding expectations is the common thread that every Tony Jeary client experiences first-hand.

Tony has traveled and advised people around the world (some 40 countries) for over 25 years. He has published 38 books, now in over a dozen languages.

Top achievers, CEOs from the Fortune 500, and entrepreneurs from the Forbes Richest 400 travel to Dallas to spend time with Tony in his unique, one-of-a-kind, Strategic Acceleration Studio. Even the U.S. Senate has commissioned Tony to bring his methodology to Washington.

Tony has been described as a ‘gifted encourager’ who facilitates positive outcomes for others. His list of personal and professional relationships approaches 20,000 people whom he connects with and nourishes out of his sincere interest and desire for their success. Tony’s clients include individuals and organizations who are involved globally. Tony personally coaches the presidents of organizations like Ford, Wal-Mart, Samsung, EDS, ASTD, New York Life, Firestone and Sam’s Club, to name a few.

Tony Jeary has personal experience with both success and failure. Tony made and lost millions before he was 30. Today he walks the talk and practices the distinctions that characterize Success, both personally and professionally. He is blessed with a terrific marriage of 20 years and two great daughters with whom he has co-authored. He lives and works from his estate (including his Strategic Acceleration Studio) in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. Read about Tony's Talk


Rochelle Carrington  |  Sandler Training

As a seasoned executive, sales professional and consultant, Rochelle Carrington guides companies in reaching their critical goals to drive increased revenue and more effectively manage their sales and management processes.

Rochelle Carrington

A self made millionaire and the CEO of Sandler Training, Rochelle has advised, trained and coached large companies including Time Inc and Georgia Pacific as well as small enterprises on best practices to develop stronger sales teams, create better hiring practices and lead organizations more effectively.

Rochelle possesses over 23 years of experience in sales and sales management. She built her training business into a seven figure company in less than 10 years and is the top female franchise owner within the global Sandler network of 250 business owners.

Prior to Sandler, Rochelle spent much of her career at some of the most highly regarded publishing companies including Conde Nast Publications, Hearst Magazines and Meredith Corporation. As an award winning salesperson and sales executive, she recruited and led a national team at magazines including Glamour, marie claire, Teen and Golf for Women.

Each week, Rochelle trains company leadership and sales professionals using a vibrant, fun and interactive style of delivery which enables teams of all capabilities to incorporate their learnings into their every day lives. She has been the featured speaker at a variety of national associations across the country and has won numerous awards for her sales and training skills. She is the author of a forthcoming book entitled “Believe it to Achieve It...the Sandler Way."

Rochelle holds a B.A from Luther College in Decorah, IA and resides with her family in New York. Read About Rochelle's Talk



Amar Sheth  |  Sales For Life

Amar is a consummate business development, sales and marketing leader with a passion for social media technologies. As Principal & Chief Training Officer at Sales for Life, Amar empowers sales professionals by teaching them the latest social selling strategies and tactics.   A practitioner of social selling himself, Amar sees the massive potential that social media has in the sales process.

He has worked with some of the largest Mid-Market and Fortune 500 companies in the world, evangelizing social selling with passion and poise. In this process, he has trained thousands of sales and marketing professionals worldwide while inspiring and motivating them to achieve more. “The buyer has fundamentally changed” he explains, “so if we as a sales community are not willing to meet the buyer on their new home turf, we will systematically lose opportunities.”

The style of workshop and keynotes he delivers are uplifting, tactical and eye-opening; the audience always leaves with actionable items that can be implemented immediately.

At conferences with sales leadership, we deliver an exciting keynote outlining the necessity of social selling in the modern sales process.

Additionally, we will demonstrate actionable tips around social prospecting, listening, leading with insights and education, and other tangible strategies that help sales leadership take away the learnings and teach to their sales teams.  Read about Amar's Talk



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Clint Longenecker  |  University of Toledo

Clinton Oliver Longenecker, is an award winning educator, is one of “America’s leaders in the area of rapid performance improvement”and is the Stranahan Professor of Leadership and Organizational Excellence in The College of Business and Innovation at The University of Toledo. His teaching, research and consulting interests are in high performance leadership and creating great organizations. He has been the recipient of over forty (40) outstanding teaching, service and research awards and numerous industry awards including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Toastmaster International Leadership Award, and The Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service, and numerous “Best Professor” recognitions. In addition, he has also been recently recognized by The Economistas one of the Top Fifteen Business Professors in the World.

He has published over 170 articles and papers in leading academic and professional journals including the Sloan Management Review, Industrial Management, Business Horizons, European Business Review, and OrganizatLongenecker_-_HolyToledoional Dynamics among others. He is a frequent media source and his research has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, MSNBC, NPR and a wide variety of media outlets. His best-selling book, Getting Results: Five Absolutes for High Performance describes the best practices of over 2,000 high performance managers and how they achieve outstanding performance and has been translated into nine languages. His latest book, published with Greg Papp and Tim Stansfield, Two-Minute Drill: Lessons for Rapid Organizational Improvement from America’s Greatest Game chronicles the keys to rapid performance improvement from their research on over 1,000 organizational improvement initiatives. Clint is also featured in a number of educational videos including the award winning CRM training film "Effective Performance Appraisal" and "Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing" based on his research.

Clint is an active management consultant, educator and executive coach whose clients include a wide variety of Fortune 500 firms and entrepreneurial organizations including: Harley-Davidson, ConAgra, SSOE, ProMedica Health Systems, Whirlpool, Eaton Corporation, Cooper Tire, Dana Corporation, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and O-I Inc. among others. Clint has been described by Career Publications as, “one of the top motivational speakers in the U.S. who can blend cutting edge research, common sense, humor and conviction into a real and inspiring call for better performance that can help us all!” Dr. Longenecker has also served as a Visiting Lecturer at the University of the West Indies Barbados and has also lectured extensively in Poland, Hungary, and Russia. He holds a B.B.A. in marketing, an M.B.A. in management, both from the University of Toledo, and a Ph.D. in management from The Pennsylvania State University. 

Clint is an active community servant, a committed member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church and an active Bible study leader and Christian speaker. He has spent extensive time working in the country of Haiti managing missionary school and hospital construction projects. Clint is very happily married to the former Cindy Breese and they have three children, Clinton Charles, Shannon Marie, and Stephen Lorenzo. Read about Clint's Talk



Chuck Smith  |  New Hire

Chuck Smith

Chuck Smith may be the only temp ever who bought his agency.

With a Master’s Degree from the University of Chicago’s Divinity School in hand and few job prospects, Smith went looking for work in 1988. He answered a classified ad placed by a new temp agency looking for skilled workers. On his second temp assignment he was sent home from the job before it started because “the old geezers you’d be working for expect a skirt outside their door.” -- This according to the Office Manager for a large architectural firm in downtown Chicago.

Undeterred, Smith went on temping at ad agencies, newspapers, and other architects. Next it was on to radio fame as a guest on Cathy O’Malley’s WGN radio program, appearing as the “male secretary” along with a female firefighter in a show dedicated to the changing workplace.

Fast forward 25 years, Smith now owns and operates NewHire. NewHire provides the candidates, hiring tools and coaching to help small & mid-sized business hire better.

Chuck has interviewed more than 20,000 candidates for work, helping more than 4,000 people get jobs. His 25 years of recruiting & management experience make him a sought-after speaker by business owners, consultants and industry leaders alike.

Chuck holds a Bachelor's Degree from the George Washington University and a Masters Degree from the University of Chicago Divinity School. He and his wife/business partner have two children, and have been actively involved in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood for over 20 years Read about Chuck's Talk
Dave Kurlan


Dave Kurlan  |  Kurlan & Associates

Dave Kurlan is the CEO of Kurlan Associates and helps leaders make the changes and sustain the culture they need to achieve the results they want. He is a twenty-five year business performance veteran, author, and consultant who has worked with many of this country’s best-known organizations including: Alabama Power Company, Motorola, LSG Sky Chefs, SmithBucklin, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Texas A&M University, Marathon Oil, Sprint, Huntsman Chemical, State Farm Insurance, and DFW Airport in addition to government agencies at the local, state, and national level. Additionally, he serves as an adjunct instructor in the Cox Business Leadership Center at Southern Methodist University.

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Chris MottChris Mott  |  Kurlan & Associates

Chris Mott is President of Corporate Training at Kurlan Associates, Inc. In his role at the Company, he has successfully helped to grow sales in over 100 industries worldwide, including channels such as distribution, reselling, manufacturing, telesales, Internet, direct sales, technical sales, conceptual sales, products and services.

For nearly 20 years, Chris has worked with executives on the development and implementation of management programs that influence positive growth. With an extensive recruiting and hiring background, he offers clients expertise in all realms of business development practices. His excellent group and one-on-one coaching talents have favorably influenced bottom-line results for client companies as well.

Chris Mott is recognized as a sales industry expert. Prior to joining Kurlan Associates in the mid 90's he successfully led sales organizations to increased sales and implemented better management systems. 

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