Kristy West is a Certified Applied Improv Practitioner, Speaker, and Founder of BraveSpace. She has been performing, studying and teaching improv for almost two decades. Along with her improv experience, Kristy spent over 15 years in B2B Sales and Corporate Training. Today, she blends her unique experience in improvisational comedy, corporate sales, and training to help teams and individuals practice critical communication skills and team collaboration in a brave space using the methodology of improvisation. After spending many years witnessing first hand how work environments and teams can suffer when there is a lack of human connection, interpersonal skills, civility and collaboration, Kristy’s improv and professional life collided (in a good way). She developed a driving need to share the power of improvisation with the business world to help shift mindsets and cultures, and in 2009 she entered the world of Applied Improv, where she is now a Certified AI Practitioner Kristy’s work at BraveSpace is taking improv off the stage and into corp environments to help foster innovation, creativity, collaboration, new mindsets and a whole slew of critical communication skills needed in today’s ever evolving, tech driven, chaotic work climate.
Joe Norton is the co-founder of Helium Services. Specializing in software design and development, Helium has served organizations such as Emory, Terminus Software, and The Georgia Music Educators Association. In 2018, Helium was recognized as one of the Top 3 Software Development Companies in Atlanta and throughout the Southeast. As Joe puts it, “there are two things I love; solving problems and helping people. I love what I do and I am so lucky to work with such an amazing team every day.”
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Create The Life You Deserve with Clarissa J. Sparks. She is an author, speaker, brand strategist, and the founder of The She Sparks Agency. Clarissa has been featured in the Huffington Post, Essence Magazine, The Albany Herald, seen on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) and heard on The Peoples Station V-103; where she has given tips and tools to her audience to gain clarity, develop a strategy and execute and authentic brands.
She’s Clear, She’s Strategic, She’s Confident, and She Sparks.
Clarissa combines the power of brand clarity, strategy, and design to support multi-passionate entrepreneurs, emerging and executive leaders to discover their purpose, define their passions, design a clear action plan, and deliver with spark – their unique gifts that can be used to literally change the world.
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