Nichole Rairigh – Founder and CEO of The Apparel Agency
Nichole Rairigh is CEO and founder of The Apparel Agency, a consulting firm specializing in the apparel industry that works with clients to launch, grow, and sustain their brand. Nichole honed her expertise as founder of the Chicago-based children’s clothing line Ashor’s Room, named for her first daughter. A “little big brand” that took off fast, Ashor’s Room forced Nichole to learn about all aspects of the production process quickly and hit the streets to find material reps, contractors, and, eventually build an in-house/local development and production house. After six successful years, Nichole decided to retire…only to find her peers asking for her help to develop their brands! After deciding “why not?” The Apparel Agency was born Grounded in Nichole’s first-hand experience, The Apparel Agency provides full-scope brand management and product development services.
Bill Wooditch – Speaker, Mentor, Author of Always Forward!: Discover the 7 Secrets of Sales Success
Bill Wooditch is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, and peak-performance business training coach. He is the host of “The UNSTOPPABLES” on The Wooditch Network, airing at 8:30 am PST. Bill is a mentor and advocate for those who are determined to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others. He specializes in the development, coaching, and mentorship of sales professionals and leaders in business. Bill is personally active in the recruitment, training, and mentoring of today’s determined advocates and tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and leaders. He has developed a propriety system that is proven, continually tested, and refined against the ultimate system of measurement that is termed the “bottom line.” Bill is a dynamic, high-energy speaker. His keynote speeches and training sessions are designed and dedicated to delivering the means and methods to achieve peak- performance in business and life pursuits. To date, his talks have included, but are not limited to, leadership, sales, teamwork, and customer service. He delivers knowledge with intention and purpose of conviction.
Michael Levitt – The Thought Leader on Boundaries. Public Speaker, Executive, and Author of 369 Days: How to Survive a Year of Worst-Case Scenarios
Michael Levitt launched BreakfastLeadership.com because he observed too many healthcare leaders and managers burnout due to a lack of boundaries. Michael saw how people sacrificed their own happiness for the sake of their career. He noticed the sorrow in their eyes after their partner left them. He also faced the empty void in their glance when they went right into burnout mode. As a thought leader on boundaries, Michael shows senior leaders, managers, and teams how to establish boundaries in their work and personal lives, so that they can get their time and life back. They’ll learn how to accomplish more, by doing less, which will save their careers and possibly their lives. His proven boundary setting system provides a clear, easy to implement strategy so that high achievers can now accomplish more, by doing less.