YOUR E.P.I.C. TEAM

JENNA DILLON Executive Performance Coach, CEO & Founder of Executive Performance Institute for Coaching

JENNA DILLON

CEO & Founder, Lead Trainer, Executive Coach

Jenna Dillon is committed to working with high performing individuals and companies who are up to exploring what they’re capable of achieving within their careers, company culture and leadership.

Jenna has been trained in several professional development programs in phenomenology, ontological coaching via transformational coaching, neuroscience/neuroplasticity, psychology and sociology. She became the highest performing apprentice in her executive coaching training program and joined an elite executive coaching firm soon after. Within a matter of years, she became a top performing coach in the firm.

Now, with her own executive coaching practice, she founded E.P.I.C. to blend her many hats as a dynamic educator, coach, connector and resource. Some of her individual clients include business owners, c-suite executives, doctors, physiotherapists, financial advisors, business consultants, mortgage bankers, engineers, executive coaches and more. A few of the companies and/or company leaders she’s partnered with include DreamWorks Universal Studios, The Allbright, Northwestern Mutual, NASA, and First American.

ELVIN YAVUZ Change Management Consultant, Lead Trainer at Executive Performance Institute for Coaching

ELVIN YAVUZ

Change Management Consultant, Lead Trainer

Elvin Yavuz, a leadership and change management consultant, draws from 15 years of experience helping Fortune 500 organizations implement global transformation initiatives and coaching employees in achieving high performance. She is passionate about partnering with executives to create a culture and environment where employees feel inspired and motivated to perform their best. Elvin excels at quickly building credibility and trust with clients that enable her to get to the heart of the organization's challenges and provide strategies for senior leaders to successfully navigate their employees to the desired future state.

Elvin has extensive experience in leadership coaching, change management, organizational design, strategic communications, stakeholder engagement, relationship building and training. She has partnered with organizations such as Cargill, Caterpillar, Circle K, Grainger, Kraft Foods, McDonald's, Metavante, Pepsi and VCA hospital network to implement programs that help overcome complex business challenges, including changes in culture, process and technology.

RICK DILLON

Business Consultant, M&A Specialist, Lead Trainer

Rick Dillon's forty-year entrepreneurial tenure brings a unique perspective to business start-up, development, and acquisition or sale. Since 1985 he has been dedicated to using his knowledge and experience to help business owners achieve their goals through merger, alliance, acquisition, divestiture or business operational improvements of their privately held businesses.

"Dealing with the right people, an integrated team of advisors, combined with holistic and comprehensive planning continues to yield the optimal results. From the school of hard knocks and nearly two decades of matchmaking we have developed systems and processes that almost guarantee an "eyes wide open — win/win transaction."

Rick is the founder and principal of Investment Bankers International, a coalition network of like-minded financial service professionals that together bring extraordinary value to the clients they serve. Rick is co-author of "The Business Sale... An Owner's Most Perilous Expedition" and a seminar series "The Magic of M&A Math." Rick enjoys spending time with his wife and three children as well as basketball, snow and water sports. Rick's most fulfilling life experience is his contribution to the creation and implementation of a conflict resolution system now successfully being used within the ELCA Lutheran Church.

Rick Dillon
Jomar Gomez

JOMAR GOMEZ

Executive Coach & Lead Trainer

Jomar Gomez has spent his 10+ years of professional life in various industries. He started in music and entertainment, then transitioned into education and tech. He found his calling as a coach when he worked for General Assembly, a tech-education company that IPO'd in 2018. It was there that he developed his skills as a career coach, helping individuals transition into a new career in tech. Some of them went on to work for companies like Facebook, Google, Snapchat as well as startups that went onto acquisition.

He works with individuals who are up to something in the world. These individuals are leaders who want to make an impact in business, in their relationships, and in their families. Oftentimes, they are running companies, leading organizations, while balancing home lives too.

His specialty is to mine for ways that these individuals can accomplish what they want with a sense of lightness and ease. Their dreams and values become clearer and they align their actions accordingly.

LYNDA MARTIN LAWLEY

Business Consultant & Lead Trainer

Lynda's 30 years in the Mortgage Banking arena, has allowed her to grow start-up team(s) from inception, into multi- Billion dollar operations — for a Fortune 100 company. By hiring smart, screening for the best 'culture fit' and empowering each individual, she has coached her team(s) and Client(s) to consistent exceptional Performance.

Lynda's ability to influence their business intelligence by fusing their dreams and goals into reality, was powerful and effective. Her Consulting Services utilize her extensive, successful Management expertise to assist an individual or company, to inspire their team(s) to peak Performance, Teamwork and maximum Profitability. Lynda's mission is to coach Leaders to activate Results!

Lynda Martin Lawley
Mimi Donaldson

MIMI DONALDSON

Speech Coach, Motivational Speaker, Author, & Lead Trainer

For over twenty years, Mimi captivated audiences from the Fortune 100 to the just plain fortunate. She's won acclaim for her rousing keynote speeches, compelling workshops, and in-house training programs. She has shared the keynote platform with Colin Powell, Katie Couric and Suze Orman. Mimi has created speeches for TED Talkers, executives, celebrities, entrepreneurs, and sales staffs. Mimi is an official speech coach for TEDx Talks and TED Talks. To date, she has coached 15 speakers to the TEDx stage.

She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Speech and Dramatic Arts from the University of Iowa, and a Master's Degree in Education from Columbia University. For 10 years, she was a staff Human Resources Specialist with Walt Disney Company, Northrop Aircraft, and Rockwell International. Mimi has been a visiting professor at Harvard University's Center for Public Leadership at the Kennedy School of Government.

Mimi Donaldson is co-author of Negotiating for Dummies, published in six languages and sold almost 2 million copies worldwide. She also co-wrote Bless Your Stress: It Means You're Still Alive! Mimi's third book is about women, success and football: Necessary Roughness: New Rules for the Contact Sport of Life. Mimi's latest book is designed to improve the quality of how you present yourself: Pitch Perfect: Speak to Grow Your Business in Seven Simple Steps.