Etiquette Essentials LLC
In 1995, Susan Richardson founded Etiquette Essentials LLC, a company that provides national training seminars on business etiquette. Based in Madison, WI, Richardson has provided training to clients such as Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, University of Wisconsin, numerous small businesses and professional organizations for fourteen years. In addition, she has authored several articles on etiquette and professional development.
Richardson earned a B.A. degree in Communications from the University of Denver and received etiquette training from one of the nation's leading and prestigious etiquette schools.
Museum of Life and Science in Durham, N.C.
Beck Tench is a simplifier, illustrator, story teller and technologist. Formally trained as a graphics designer at the University of North Carolina’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, she has spent her career elbow deep in web work of all sorts – from the knowledge work of information architecture and design to the hands dirty work of writing code and testing user experiences. Currently, she serves as Director for Innovation and Digital Engagement at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, N.C., where she studies and experiments with how visitors and staff use technology to experience risk-taking, community-making and science in their everyday lives.
Tomlinson & Associates
An entrepreneur and founder of five successful businesses, Gary Tomlinson is well versed in the areas of entrepreneurship, leadership, corporate culture, strategy-execution management and effective communication skills. From the time he worked as an operating room technician, more than 35 years ago, Tomlinson saw the value in learning by doing as well as by teaching.
Today, as a strexecutionist specializing in strategy implementation, Tomlinson uses his on-going education and his 35 plus years of experience to help businesses work on their business so that they can work better in their business. He works with executive leadership teams to establish execution management as a competency in their organizations.