World-Class Speakers


EDGECON Host

David Kauffman

Ziglar Legacy Certified Coach & DISC Master Trainer

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EDGECON Emcee

Todd Saylor

Founder of PayServ Systems, College Football Hall of Famer, Motivational Change Agent & Author

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Maria Andros

Leading Video Conversion & Live Streaming Expert

Speaking and teaching on some of the world’s top stages such as Tony Robbins “Business Mastery”, Maria is one of the most sought-after Industry Influencers on confidently creating lives that attract new clients, and have you seen as an expert. As a busy mom to two young children, Maria is on a mission to equip female entrepreneurs all over the world to grow their own profitable and automated businesses that let them enjoy their life.

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Bryan Flanagan

20+ years as Corporate Trainer for Zig Ziglar
Bryan Flanagan began his career as a delivery boy for the IBM Corporation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He then invested the next 14 years with IBM as a salesman, a “people” manager, and a sales instructor at IBM’s national training center. In 1984, Bryan joined the Zig Ziglar Corporation. He was Director of Corporate Training for Zig for over 20 years working with a variety of sales and marketing companies. Bryan later founded Flanagan Training Group. In this capacity, he designs and delivers training programs that improve team and individual productivity and growth.

Darin Adams

Award-winning Marketing Expert & Business Coach
Darin Adams is an award-winning marketing expert who has coached thousands of businesses how to build connections with their audiences. All success starts with relationships and he has taught people all around the world how to build those relationships through automation. Now he’s here to show you how you can get organized, save time and grow your business while working less.

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Delatorro L. McNeal, II

Best-Selling Author & Peak Performance Expert

As an internationally renowned Pe4k Per4mance Expert, keynote speaker and best-selling author, Delatorro has spoken in 49 of the 50 US states and abroad and has delivered well over 3000 paid presentations to major corporations, professional associations, conventions, pro-sports teams, churches, and leadership conferences. His list of clients includes Johnson & Johnson, New York Life, JP Morgan Chase, Prudential and a host of others.

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Dr. Keith Johnson

Americas #1 Confidence Coach

For more than 25 years, Amazon Best-Selling author Dr. Keith Johnson has been known the world over as an Internationally Acclaimed Confidence Coach and Speaker. With his transformational message, Dr. J has had the honor of coaching more than one million leaders to elevate their levels of success to be more, do more, and have more than they ever imagined.

Dr. Keith is ready to help you reach your potential, achieve your purpose, and unleash your destiny.

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Dr. Lew Sterrett

International Speaker, Business & Relationship Specialist

Throughout his lifetime Dr. Lew has expressed his concern for Biblical leadership development for 33 years as a director of a major camp and conference center, and for 29 years as a founder and president of a discipleship school, a former president of CHA and as a certified youth, marriage, and family counselor. He has received many prestigious national awards for his influence in leadership such as the National Leadership Award from the National Republican Congressional Committee Business Advisory Council and the Moody Bible Institute-Most Influential People.

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Ron Klein

Speaker, Strategic Advisor, Inventor

Ron Klein is an ordinary man who accomplishes extraordinary things. He is a PROBLEM SOLVER. Every solution has resulted in monumental change, either in a new invention or a simple solution. His innovative ideas have changed the world. He is the inventor of the Magnetic Strip on the Credit Card, Credit Card Validity Checking System and the developer of computerized systems for Real Estate (MLS) Multiple Listing Services, Voice Response for the Banking Industry and BOND Quotation and Trade Information for the New York Stock Exchange.

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Ellen Rohr

Ziglar Legacy Certified Coach & Business Makeover Expert®
Ellen nearly sank her husband’s plumbing company after his partner died unexpectedly. In desperation, Ellen figured out how to make lots of money and turned the business around. She inspires thousands, in workshops, presentations and online, to make business un-complicated and live life un-leashed. Ellen is also a successful franchisor, helping launch a plumbing franchise to 47 locations and $40 million in sales in under 2 years. Now, she is the president of Zoom Drain and Sewer, LLC. She is a columnist for Huffington Post, PHC News, Springfield Business Journal and an “in the trenches” contributor to many business and trade magazines.

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David Kauffman

Ziglar Legacy Certified Coach & DISC Master Trainer

David owns Empowering Small Business and helps small business owners across the country by Empowering their Dreams of truly owning their business instead of being OWNED by their business. His primary goal is to help you and your business do whatever it takes to accomplish long-term success in your industry!

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Charlyn Shelton

International Keynote Speaker & Relationship Builder

What others say:

  • Always a breath of fresh air to revitalize us and brings higher personal and professional growth.
  • Charlyn awakened and stretched our thinking about how kindness and appreciation can increase our profits and decrease our turnover.
  • A master at relationships and a ‘synergy of powerful positive energy’. Her light literally radiates when she walks in into a room.
  • She produces excellent results. She literally saved my staff.
  • We were encountering difficult crossroads and Charlyn helped us through tumultuous times.

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Brian J. Forte

America’s #1 Motivator
Brian J. Forte is the most recognized and experienced entrepreneurial business trainer in America. Over the last three decades, he has trained more businesspeople than anyone else in the world - having produced educational seminars attended by every one of the FORTUNE 1,000 plus more than 1,000,000 businesses and 11,000,000 businesspeople worldwide. Brian’s companies have grossed more than $7 Billion in sales and his training events have produced trillions in sales for the companies he has consulted. His programs have been featured on CNN, MSNBC, ABC’s 60 Minutes and in TIME, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and newspapers from coast to coast.

Frances Rios

Author & International Keynote Speaker
When companies talk about attracting, retaining, and promoting the best female talent, and truly connecting with the female consumer they think of Frances Ríos. Frances is an international speaker and creator of the W Certified Company™, a unique diagnostic tool that helps companies get a reading on the satisfaction and engagement levels of their female talent. She also created the W Report: The Power of the Female Consumer™. Along with the W Certified Company™, Ríos created the Women Who Lead Summit™, the largest of its kind in the America’s, and the Women Who Lead Academy™, a digital program that provides resources for women to succeed professionally.

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Todd Saylor

Founder of PayServ Systems, College Football Hall of Famer, Motivational Change Agent and Author
Larger than life, do you really want to be average? A question Mr. Todd Saylor asks himself every day and the answer is always an absolute NO! For over 25 years, Todd Saylor has dedicated his life to impacting the lives of others through leadership, philanthropism community outreach, and entrepreneurship. One of the most influential figures in his industry, Todd measures success upon the effectiveness of his impact on others he has had the opportunity to come into contact with. From his tenure experience in nonprofit creation and management to his current 25 year standing as Founder and President of PayServ Systems, a nation-wide pioneer in large integrated cloud human capital management software service. Todd has one consistent desire and that is to legitimize, revolutionize, and energize.

Jessica Peterson

Bestselling Author & TEDx Speaker
After a 20-year career and top sales in the banking, mortgage and financial world, Jessica stepped into her dream and created a company to provide a positive impact for the businesses she served and their clients. Jessica is a licensed Real Estate Agent and founder of Simply WOW Agency. She is creating a community of WOW Power Players who are all on a mission to WOW people, Grow their business, and create a WOW life for themselves! She used her simple plan to grow an affiliate team of over 3,000 sales associates worldwide in one year, and was selected as top speaker and trainer out of 260,000 people.

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Jacob Salem

Digital Marketing Guru
Jacob Salem is the Founder of EZMetrics; the Digital Marketing Agency behind Ziglar, Inc., Les Brown Enterprises, as well as several small businesses and non-profit organizations. Cumulatively, EZMetrics has helped generate over 1,000,000 leads and they pride themselves on helping brands grow and monetize their presence online.Using Zig Ziglar's time-tested and proven formulas, Jacob built his business on six foundational building blocks: Faith, Love, Loyalty, Character, Honesty, and Integrity.

Breakout Session Speakers

Gary Bontrager

Award-winning Insurance Advisor & Growth Strategist

Velma Knowles

Leadership Author, Business Speaker/Trainer/Coach

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Katy McBrayer

Owner/Realtor at McBrayer Group & Vice President of Teen Court

Genesis Hey

Certified Life & Career Coach, National Speaker & Author
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