Michelle Steffes, CPLC – Board President
President, IPV Consulting
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.
★ 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.
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Gwyn Harnish – Board Vice President
United Bank of Michigan
Gwyn 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.
Jenn Maksimowski – Board Secretary & Marketing Specialist
Jenn Maksimowski is the Advertising Director for Gemini Media. She represents the Grand Rapids Business Journal, Grand Rapids Magazine and Michigan Blue. Jenn is a dedicated and innovative leader with a proven track record in leadership, management, communication, training, mentoring, sales and business development.
No other medium in the marketplace can deliver your advertising message to more decision-makers than the combined power of the Gemini Media’s print and online newspaper and magazines.
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.
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).
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.
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.