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Suzette Coates

Suzette Steward Coates graduated from Brigham Young University Idaho in Recreation Leadership and Health Science. In 2004 Suzette began working in special education, in 2006 she started an autism program, and in 2008 she started Camp Journey and Everyday Opportunities, where she is the Founder and Executive Director.  In 2013 Suzette received the Top Teacher of the Nation award on the show “LIVE with Kelly and...

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Becky Douglas

Becky Douglas is the Founder and Chairman of Rising Star Outreach, a nonprofit organization that helps leprosy colonies in India become self-sufficient, as well as provides school for children within these colonies. Becky received the John Houston Allen Humanitarian of the Year Award from Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters. In 2007 Rising Star was featured on PBS Documentary, Breaking The Curse, which won the Gracie Award for Best Full-Length Documentary of the Year in...

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Bruce Newbold

Bruce Newbold is an actor and author. He has had a long career on television programs such as Hill Street Blues, Touched by an Angel, Highway to Heaven, Major Dad, L.A. Law, Promised Land, Tour of Duty, Father Dowling Mysteries, General Hospital and Everwood. He appeared in the PBS film A More Perfect Union, and films The Executioner’s Song and The Poof Point. He currently works as a producer for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, of which he is a member. He has had a successful career appearing in films created by the Church including;  How Rare a Possession: The Book of Mormon, The Restoration...

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Brett Townsend

Brett Townsend worked as the PepsiCo Insights lead for the YUM! Foods partnership. In his role, Brett led all PepsiCo food and beverage insights work in for innovation and consumer/customer activation. Throughout his eight years with PepsiCo, Brett demonstrated his passion for insights-driven activation and increased sales through his work on the Walmart and Dollar General teams, shopper/customer insights in the PepsiCo global sectors, and with Frito Lay innovation, where he helped launch Doritos Jacked, Ruffles Deep Ridge and Cracker Jack’D. He’s also been an active mentor within the insights and marketing community to help cultivate success and advancement...

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Taylor Randall

Taylor Randall is the Dean of The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business. Under Randall’s care the school, it has become ranked in the Top 25 entrepreneurship rankings for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Randall has received many awards: Executive MBA Teaching Award,Distinguished Teaching Award from Brady Alumni, Best MBA Professor from the Utah Graduate Business Students, and David Eccles Emerging School from the University of Utah, just to name a few. Randall also serves as an Advisor of EPIC Ventures and has worked on research and consulting projects for many different companies. Randall received his Bachelors...

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