15 Jun June 15, 2018 – Mayday Safety Ryan Cleckner, Leading Clarity Brad Deutser and Small Biz Optimism Soars Sharon Miller
Ryan Cleckner served as a special operations sniper team leader with the U.S. Army’s elite 1st Ranger Bn. on multiple combat deployments. Ryan is a graduate of the premier Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (SOTIC), among other military training courses, and has taught snipers and police sharpshooters from around the world. Ryan received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Arizona State University. He had originally pursued medical school and had completed all of his pre-medical requirements, however, as an older student, he decided that he had already had enough sleepless nights in the military and didn’t go to medical school. AS part of his entrepreneurial efforts, Ryan has a series of online instructional videos known for their ability to explain complex topics in a simple and digestible way. Ryan is an attorney and has just started a safety company called Mayday.
Brad Deutser – Author of Leading Clarity: The Breakthrough Strategy to Unleash People, Profit, and Performance and the Founder/CEO of Deutser
Brad Deutser is the founder and CEO of Deutser, an award-winning management consulting firm that works with leaders to create great companies inside and out — in times of transition, growth, and crisis. Brad is a leading business consultant, creative strategist, executive coach, and trusted counselor to CEOs, Board Chairs and top corporate management for high-profile organizations – including numerous Fortune 100 companies and leading nonprofits. He works closely with leaders to help them build great companies inside and out, especially during times of transition and crisis through his unique approach to organizational clarity. Brad is a frequent speaker on achieving clarity, leveraging culture, building sustainable brands from the inside, and managing crisis for advantage. He is active in the nonprofit community, as evidenced by his firm’s recognition from National Philanthropy Day, and serves in leadership and board chair capacities for many organizations including Young Presidents Organization.
Sharon Miller – Head of Small Business at Bank of America
Sharon Miller is the Head of Small Business at Bank of America. Her team is responsible for delivering business and personal financial solutions to the company’s three million small business owners and entrepreneurs. Sharon’s team of more than 2,500 associates delivers advice and guidance on cash management, business financing, home lending, investments, and retirement. Prior to this role, Miller was Central Division Executive for Financial Center Sales and Merrill Edge® at Bank of America. Miller joined Bank of America in 1996. She started her career as a Financial Advisor in Houston, Texas. She has been an active member of Bank of America’s Diversity Council, has served on Merrill Lynch’s Director Advisory Council to Management and has held numerous market leadership roles across the country. Sharon has held leadership positions in United Way, March of Dimes and Communities in Schools.