- Lisa Nichols CEO
- Susie Carder President/COO
- Alex Henderson CFO
- Margaret Packer Executive Manager
- Tia Ross Master Facilitator of Motivating the Teen Spirit
- Allyson Byrd Trainer/Business Coach
- Nicole Roberts Jones Trainer/Business Coach
- Jennifer Kem Marketing Director and Brand Officer
- Kim Grimes MTS Facilitator
Lisa Nichols has reached millions, both nationally and internationally with her powerful message of empowerment, service, excellence & gratitude..
Her participation in the self-development phenomenon, The Secret, catapulted her popularity across the globe. Lisa has appeared on the “Oprah Winfrey Show,” “Extra,” “Larry King Live” and on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning show, “Starting Over.”
In addition, Lisa is the founder of Motivating the Masses and CEO of Motivating the Teen Spirit, LLC. Her transformational workshops have impacted the lives of over 210 thousand teens and over 1 million adults.
Her new book, No Matter What! Hit 6 bestsellers list, including the New York Times list, in the first 37 days of being released and has already been sold in 20 foreign languages. Lisa has been coined “The Breakthrough Specialist” by her peers in the industry.
Lisa has been honored with many awards in recognition for her empowering work, including the Humanitarian Award from South Africa, the Ambassador of Good Will Award, Emotional literacy award, The Legoland Foundation’s Heart of Learning Award. The Mayor of Henderson, Nevada has proclaimed November 20th as Motivating the Teen Spirit Day. And recently the Mayor of Houston, Texas proclaimed May 9th as Lisa Nichols day for her dedication to service, philanthropy and healing.
Lisa is a dynamic speaker with an extraordinary story and a tremendous ability to touch people’s hearts and souls. She is a master at accomplishing unfathomable goals and teaching others to do the same. Lisa Nichols has transformed her life from struggling single mom to a motivational millionaire entrepreneur, and she has dedicated her life to teaching others how to do the same.
Susie Carder is an expert in providing companies with training, organizational development, management leadership development, and growth solutions. Carders expertise is in operations, finance, sales accountabilities systems, and marketing. Through a successful 20-year track record, she developed and implemented strategic business plans leading to substantial revenue, profit growth and investment opportunities. Furthermore, Carder has excelled in creating both the structure and team necessary to guide the company through the turbulence and uncertainty of this dramatic growth.
Alex is a Finance and Accounting professional with over 20 years expertise in operational excellence. After assisting a number of start-up companies increase the efficiency of their accounting and finance departments, Alex was also in charge of overseeing and managing the HR functions of these companies. Alex's fiscal acumen will be advantageous to Motivating the Masses in creating a scalable accounting and finance department and provide analysis to assist in the growth of the business.
Margaret is an essential component to managing the corporate movement and environment of MTM. An accomplished leader who is confident, organized and driven with 15 years of experience of holding and executing company mission and values. Maintaining the corporate and personal calendar of Lisa, coordinating contracts, travel itineraries, project planning, concierge program, customer service, and organizing programs and back office to events. As the executive manager she can analyze a situation, work out a precise plan of action, itemize everything, and carry out the work on time. Margaret significantly expands and reinforces her sphere of activity in business by working together with co-workers and volunteers. On top of everything else, she ensures morale stays high and employees work as a team.
Master Facilitator of Motivating the Teen Spirit
Tia Ross is a powerful Certified Master Facilitator for Motivating the Teen Spirit. Facilitating workshops that focus on emotional healthiness and personal accountability, she has touched the lives of parents and youth in schools, in the juvenile justice system, and in social services across the nation.
Her experience is in the juvenile justice system of San Diego, CA, where she has held numerous positions that include student worker, family support worker, SAY San Diego, CAT Team, WINGS Program Coordinator, and church services leader with volunteers of probation.
Allyson Byrd is a highly sought after Business and Transformational Leadership Coach. As the Founder and CEO for The Purpose Within, Allyson is one of the most provocative thought-leaders and personal growth teachers of our time.
A noted speaker, author and life coach, she inspires individuals to live in purpose, embrace passion and achieve personal greatness through balance in work and life. In 2008, Allyson founded The Purpose Within as a unique tool to assist the average persons transition from “purpose discovery” to “purpose mastery”.
A passionate teacher and master communicator, her messages capture the individual as well as the organization to ignite an understanding of personal power that leads to institutional shifts creating higher levels of employee moral, achievement, productivity and drives bottom line increase.
Nicole Roberts Jones
Nicole Roberts Jones, MSW has been called a Trailblazer, Transformer and a Visionary. As a life success coach, executive mentor, trainer and empowered speaker, Nicole's energized and thought provoking workshops are one's that will push you into your highest self. Nicole has an exhilarating presence that compels people to stop allowing limits placed on them to hinder their progression toward becoming all they were destined to be. Nicole brings her broad experience and successful track record to everything she touches.
As a Non-Profit Strategist, Nicole has worked with Heads of State, business leaders and foundation executives to develop programs in school-based, faith-based, community & agency settings. She has also served as an adjunct professor at both the University of Southern California (USC ) and Boston University Schools of Social Work.
As a Life Success Guru, Nicole has worked with teens & women for the last 20 years in what she believes is her life's mission to help women own and grow their greatness! As a Director of the Personal Development Division at Motivating the Masses (a Lisa Nichols company) Nicole works with women & entrepreneurs all over the country to live limitlessly and to create a vision for their life and/or business that will propel them toward becoming the woman they are meant to be!
Marketing Director and Brand Officer
Jennifer Kem, Marketing Director and Brand Officer, is responsible for the offline and online marketing strategy for Motivating the Masses. With 16 years of product development, product management, brand strategy, copywriting, executive consultation, social media and affiliate marketing, Jennifer is accountable to extend the Lisa Nichols and Motivating the Masses brand globally.
With experience at top companies like Oracle, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Kroll Associates, Sun Microsystems, Age Wave, Hawaiian Telcom as as well as her own digital strategy and execution agency KemComm Media Group, Jennifer consults with and trains corporate executives and business owners to elevate their brands and grow their business using lead generation, digital strategy and all aspects of advertising, including direct mail, directTV, print and radio.
Coined the 'Strategic Narrator' and 'CMO-for-hire' for modern businesses - she has been directly responsible for company revenue growth in every engagement she has served using leadership, fiscal aptitude, product prioritization, and program execution.
As part of the Motivating Masses core team, her experience and passion for our clients around the world serves business owners to create massive impact and profit through training and workshops, entrepreneurial programs and executive coaching.
Kim R. Grimes
Kim R. Grimes is an ordained minister, a transformation life coach, a personal finance mentor, a powerful, inspiring, and life-changing speaker, who leaves her audiences energized and challenged. Kim is an accomplished author, of the best seller, Unbreakable Spirit: Rising above the Impossible. Her passion is to help youth fall madly in love with themselves, communicate effectively and make integrity based decisions. Kim retired at the rank of Major from the United States Army Reserve with over 25 years of service. She is the Director for Messengers for Christ Youth Ministry and the Teen Empowerment Commission in Newport News, Virginia. Her vast experience from the military, her coaching skills and her management background brings exceptional expertise and knowledge to any service she provides.
A powerful youth advocated determined to change the lives of teens. Her remarkable messages inspire audiences to shed self-imposed baggage and obstacles that prevent them from Living Abundantly. She encourages people to identify their phobias, overcome their fears, achieve their goals and live their dreams. Mrs. Grimes delivers high energy messages and coaching sessions which inspire men, women, young adults and youth to shake off mediocrity and live up to their greatness. It is a message she learned from her own life and one she uses to help others live out their full potential.
Kim has earned a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, a Master Degree in Management and acquired certifications for Spiritual, Professional, Leadership, Transformation and Dream Coaching. She has been acknowledged for excellent communication and presentation skills, professionalism, driving results by managing relationships, negotiating conflicts and providing solutions. Her vast experience from the military, her coaching skills and her management background brings exceptional expertise and knowledge to any service she provides. Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Kim resides in Newport News, Virginia with her husband Lionel and their two dogs Demi Angel & Gia Star.
"Motivating the Masses is the system I used to become an international success!"