Diane Helbig

Growth Accelerator & Change Agent

Seize This Day


Diane Helbig is an international business and leadership change agent, author, award-winning speaker, and podcast host. As president of Seize This Day, Diane helps businesses and organizations operate more constructively and profitably. Diane is passionate about guiding business professionals through the challenges of planning and growing a business.

From strategic planning to sales training to communication, Diane provides expertise based on over 20 years of business leadership and sales experience. Diane’s no nonsense, straightforward approach cuts through the noise and allows clients and training participants opportunities to realistically and enthusiastically implement the plans they devise.

Diane is the author of Lemonade Stand Selling and Expert Insights, and the upcoming book Succeed Without ‘Selling’. She is the host of the Accelerate Your Business Growth podcast. Diane is the founder of the Business Opportunity Network, a business development program where business therapy meets growth.

Diane has been presenting and teaching for over 10 years. She is considered an expert on the subjects of sales, leadership, social media, customer service, and is often contacted to provide her expertise.

Karen Leonard

Chief Marketing Strategist

Innovative Global Vision, Inc.


Karen Leonard is a professional speaker, social media and email marketing trainer, and workshop facilitator specializing in marketing and website topics. Karen is the co-founder and chief marketing strategist of Innovative Global Vision, Inc. (IGV), website design, and digital marketing agency. She has worked with numerous brand ranging from startups to fortune 500 organizations, including NFL teams such as the Cleveland Browns, New Orleans Saints, Baltimore Ravens, and Arizona Cardinals. With over 18 years’ of experience in the marketing and IT field; she has a passion for helping small businesses grow. She works closely with business owners and marketing professionals to increase visibility and profits through their website and build more profound and profitable relationships using social media, email marketing, video, SEO, and reputation management. Karen earned an associate degree in computer programming from Sheridan College.

Erin Bemis, IOM


Grow With Google


Erin is a national speaker, trainer and consultant. Focused on communications, digital marketing and operational success, the clients of Bemis Consulting are primarily Associations, Chambers of Commerce and large corporations. Here’s a little bit about her journey to today:

Her passion for small business stems from being raised surrounded by entrepreneurs. Post college, she entered the nonprofit sector, eventually becoming CEO of a successful Chamber of Commerce and earning consecutive titles of Michigan Chamber of Commerce of the Year. Next, she became top of the team as a Regional Development Director for Constant Contact, an email marketing company, and is currently a National Speaker for Google’s Grow with Google team.

Having educated tens of thousands of attendees, combined with over 20 years’ experience working for and with small businesses, nonprofits and associations, she has seen it all: the good, the bad, and the unmentionables too. She holds degrees in Marketing and Business Administration, along with a minor in French that she has never used.

What you really want to know about Erin is that she is a Northern Michigan native, is one of 13 children, has three sons, a husband and a mortgage. Her four main addictions in life are travelling, music, boating and bubbles.

Lorraine Ball

Creative Director



After spending too many years in Corporate America, Lorraine said goodbye to the bureaucracy, glass ceilings and bad coffee.

Today you can find her at Roundpeg, a digital agency in Carmel, Indiana, building smart marketing strategies for businesses who want to use internet marketing tools to grow. Certified as a Woman owned business by both the City of Indianapolis and the state of Indiana, Ruondpeg firm builds approximately 30 websites each year.

Lorraine is also the host of More than a Few Words, a weekly, marketing conversation for business owners.

In her spare time, she loves to travel, and take photos. You can see her photos at lorraineball.com

Nancy Burgess

Digital Strategist

Nancy Burgess Strategic Marketing, Inc.


Nancy Burgess is the owner of Nancy Burgess Strategic Marketing Inc., a full-service marketing agency that specializes in search engine optimization (SEO). Before running her own company, Nancy honed her SEO skills in content development, marketing agencies, and a multi-billion-dollar corporation. In addition to helping clients get found on Google, Nancy likes to hike and oil paint.

Ken Countess


The Countess Group


Ken Countess is managing director of The Countess Group, an Orlando-based marketing consultancy now in its 19th year.

An award‐winning marketer, Ken is an executive coach, podcaster, public speaker, trainer, and presenter. He is an internationally recognized, accredited expert on Email Marketing and Social Media Marketing – and was recently named Constant Contact’s top trainer in the world.

Over his 25+ year career, Ken has held executive marketing and management positions at Fortune 100 companies including Motorola, Marriott and Caremark.

Ken has helped 100’s of businesses Gain An Unfair Advantage Over Their Competition.

Ken can help your company, too.


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