Meet the Board

Michelle Steffes, CPLC – Board President
President, IPV Consulting 

BUSINESS PHILOSOPHY

Are you looking for powerful, science-backed solutions for yourself, your leaders or your organization?

SPEAKING/WORKSHOPS: Having presented to well over 800 audiences and provided hundreds of workshops, I can offer you a world class experience with engagement and interaction in an entertaining but insightful way.

COACHING/GROUP COACHING: If it’s individual help you are looking for, look no further! The 5 in 5 Performance Coaching program and IPV Group Coaching programs are customized with your vision and goals at the center.

THE SCIENCE THAT PRODUCES RESULTS: Your performance and the performance of your team hinges on understanding cognitive response, and human physiology as it relates to achieving the highest potential. To produce a cohesive and productive atmosphere of success, it is critical to assess both intrinsic and extrinsic factors, followed by clear, proactive steps to ensure that leaders, entrepreneurs and teams are empowered and engaged in the solutions consistently.

Services Available
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 Certified Performance Coach
 Interactive Collaborative Workshop Trainer & Facilitator
 National Keynote Speaker – Certified
 National Corporate Speaker – Certified
 IPV Group Coaching – Public & Private
 Analysis & Installation of Effective Employee & Leadership Training Programs
 Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Surveys

Please contact IPV for a FREE Initial Consultation.

View Better Business Bureau Recommendations HERE

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Email: Michelle@ipvconsulting.com

Website: http://ipvconsulting.com

Gwyn Harnish – Board Vice President
United Bank of Michigan

Gwyn Harnish colorGwyn Harnish is a Certified Financial Marketing Professional and the Vice President of Marketing for United Bank of Michigan.  A graduate of Davenport University, she has over thirty years of experience in banking and is proud to work for a local community bank.  Gwyn is passionate about financial literacy and volunteers with Junior Achievement and Habitat for Humanity.  Gwyn believes that a positive and supportive environment for networking and information sharing is vital to both personal and professional success.

United Bank of Michigan, which has served West Michigan since 1887, is committed to excellence in the delivery of a wide array of financial services, including mortgage lending, commercial lending, insurance and investments. The locally owned and operated bank has 11 full-service locations.  Because United Bank is based here in West Michigan, we know our customers and what they need in a bank.  From checking and savings accounts, to online and mobile services and home loans, our friendly financial experts are here to help you succeed!  Sure, we’ve grown since 1887, but we’re still small enough to know your name when you come in the door, and we still believe that our success depends on your success.

Email: Gwyn.Harnish@unitedbank4u.com

Website: www.UnitedBank4U.com

Kim Sorrelle, Owner
English Hills Country Club & Terrace

Entrepreneur, business owner and expert event planner, Kim Sorrelle is celebrating 36 years in business at English Hills Event Centers. With two great locations in West Michigan. Kim has served thousands of businesses and brides, treating each one as special and unique. Both locations have indoor and outdoor spaces for weddings, receptions, business meetings, private parties, seminars and more. Having one of the only places in town large enough to accommodate 500 guests, English Hills is a go to place for large receptions, business seminars and company holiday parties. Five additional rooms welcome events with 5-500 guests. 

English Hills’ goal is to be the easiest and best place in town to hold any event. Always striving to go beyond expectations, Kim and her staff take care of everything from setup and clean up to fabulous food served by a friendly, organized staff. One phone calls sets the date and English Hills takes care of the rest. 

Another thing that sets English Hills apart is Kim’s heart for people. Not only is she the Executive Director of Rays of Hope International, a humanitarian organization working in Haiti, Dominican Republic, Burkina Faso and locally but she makes sure that any leftover food from English Hills goes to feed the homeless and most needy in our community. 

Kim is the author of the book Cry Until You Laugh, the story of her breast cancer diagnosis followed four months later by her husband’s diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, a battle that lasted just six weeks. Both tear jerking and funny, the book is uplifting, hopeful and real. Kim is currently working on her second book. 

Kim spends as much time as possible with her five kids and eleven grandchildren who call her Uma, like Uma Thurman, which sounds better than Granny, like Granny Clampett.

Rose A. Coonen, Attorney
Coonen Law, PLLC

Rose concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate and business law, estate planning, probate and bankruptcy.  In recent years, Rose has focused her estate planning practice on serving the special needs community and helping people with disabilities and their families to achieve the maximum level of independence while preserving public benefits and planning to enhance their quality of life.  Coonen Law, PLLC is committed to personal service and advocacy while providing legal services in a cost-effective manner.

Rose has practiced law in the West Michigan area since 2004 and is actively involved in the community.  She has served on various non-profit boards in the past and currently serves on the board of The King’s Table Ministries.  Rose is also an adjunct professor at Grand Valley State University teaching business law.

Email: rcoonen@coonen-law.com

Michael J Mandeville
Zhem Productions LLC
Zhem Productions provides real communication, real experiences, real memories, and real connections through DJ services, event planning and organization, photography, graphic design, social media marketing, consulting and more. DJ Zhem strives to create memorable experiences for your event through DJing and emcee services. MjZ Photography captures memories, specializing in event and marketing photography as well as graphic design services. Z+ Technology is Social Media Marketing management and technical consultation at your level. Whether it’s experiences, memories, communication, or connection – Zhem Productions seeks to provide an authentic, positive, and palpable service.
 Dr. Laurie Brush
Heaven at Home Pet Hospice

Dr. Brush is the founder of Heaven at Home Pet Hospice. She is a graduate of Kalamazoo College (BA) and earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) at Michigan State University. As a practicing vet since 1998, she became involved in the movement toward in-home palliative care and euthanasia, beginning with her own 17-year-old rescue dog, Herkemer. Through her personal experience, she became a passionate advocate for peaceful at-home traditions. She is a member of the International Association for Animal Hospice & Palliative Care, the American Veterinarian Medical Association (AVMA), the MVMA, the WMVMA and the West Michigan Academy of Small Animal Practitioners (WMASAP).

doc@pethospicevet.com

Leslie Fiorenzo
SendOutCards 

Leslie Fiorenzo is Director of Employee Assistance Center, West Michigan’s leading provider of employee assistance program services.  An exceptional speaker, trainer and facilitator Leslie has special skills and interest in personal development, team building and referral marketing. She has over 30 years experience as a human resources professional working in the automotive, distribution, and packaging industries.  She is the author of Twenty-One Lessons for Mastering the Difficult Conversation.  Leslie has served as an adjunct faculty member at Davenport University teaching human resources, business and marketing courses.  Leslie earned her Master’s Degree in Human Resource Development from Western Michigan University. She is a certified trainer DISC based learning tools and the Self-Defeating Habits of Otherwise Brilliant People® and Conflict Savvy Leader programs from Thera-Rising in Minneapolis, MN.

In addition Leslie is referral partner with SendOutCards.  The main goal of SendOutCards is to help people act on their promptings, whether in their personal or professional lives. In a digital age, meaning and emotion can get lost in online posts, messages, and emails. SendOutCards merges the traditional handwritten letter with the digital world so that you can create tangible heartfelt messages for anyone in the world.

Links: www.sendoutcards.com/225923

www.eaccares.com

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lesliefiorenzo


Yelena Wells
Elite One Media

Yelena Wells is a Digital Marketing Strategist at Elite One Media. She has a passion for helping businesses develop and grow their marketing strategies. Through Elite One Media, she offers a wide range of internet marketing services including graphic design, web design, social media marketing, Google Street View virtual tours, 360° marketing and Search Engine Optimization. The marketing strategies she implements keep businesses competitive, credible, and connected in the digital world.

Elite One Media creates compelling branding, beautiful graphics and responsive websites for your business. Elite One Media develops customized social media platforms for your audience through creative and engaging content management and distribution.  Elite One Media creates and maintains Google business listings and improves local SEO with virtual reality content through Google Street View technology. Please contact Yelena Wells for your online marketing consultation.

ywells@eliteonemedia.com

EliteOneMedia.com

https://www.facebook.com/eliteonemedia/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/yelenawells/

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