Contributing Experts


Katana Abbott, CFP® practitioner
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Smart Women’s Coaching

Katana Abbott, CFP® practitioner, is a Life and Legacy Coach™, host of the Smart Women Talk Radio™, founder of the Smart Women Companies with over 1 million subscribers globally, inspirational speaker and author of several books.

She began her financial planning career in 1987 and became a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner. In 2003, Katana created Smart Women’s Coaching® to offer financial coaching and educational workshops for women in transition who are dealing with caregiving, death of a loved one, divorce, retirement or looking to create or grow a business.  She founded Smart Women’s Empowerment in 2008 to bring free financial empowerment resources and programs to women around the world through her team of Contributing Experts.



Susan Sklar

Susan Sklar Women’s Health Expert
Sklar Center
Dr. Susan Sklar is the founder and medical director of the Sklar Center for Restorative Medicine where she helps midlife men and women look and feel better and lead longer, healthier lives. She uses the view of Restorative Medicine which recognizes that hormonal and other biochemical changes cause humans to age in ways that are not necessary or inevitable.  Replacement and balancing of these natural substances result in improved vitality and a longer healthy span of life with less chronic illness.   Dr. Sklar has completed her fellowship training in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine after  more than 25 years of experience as an obstetrician/gynecologist, placing her uniquely at the forefront of the care of men and women in midlife health transitions.  She sees private patients at her center in Long Beach, California.


Brent MarchantBrent Marchant Inspirational Expert

A lifelong movie fan and longtime student of metaphysics, Brent Marchant is the award-winning author of Get the Picture?!: Conscious Creation Goes to the Movies and Consciously Created Cinema: The Movie Lover’s Guide to the Law of Attraction, books that provide a reader-friendly look at how the practice of “conscious creation” (also known as “the law of attraction”) is illustrated through film. Brent maintains an ongoing blog about metaphysical cinema and other self-empowerment topics at He is also Movie Correspondent for The Good Radio Network  and Contributor to New Consciousness Review magazine. His additional writing credits include contributions to Library Journal, BeliefNet, VividLife magazine, New Age News and Master Heart Magazine. Hear Brent as movie review radio correspondent on Frankiesense & More and on New Consciousness Review’s Reviewers Roundtable. He’s a frequent guest on various Internet and broadcast radio shows, as well as a regular presenter at conscious creation conferences. Brent holds a B.A. in magazine journalism and history from Syracuse University. His web site is


Gail Martin Marketing & PR Expert
Dream Spinner Communications
Gail Z. Martin owns DreamSpinner Communications and consults with professionals and businesses in the U.S. and Canada on reinvention through personal branding, publishing, and strategic marketing. Gail has an MBA in marketing and over 25 years of corporate  and non-profit experience at senior executive levels. She is the author of three bestselling books on new media marketing: 30 Days to Social Media Success, 30 Days to Virtual Productivity Success (Career Press). 30 Days to Social Media Success made TheWashingtonPosts’s Top 5 Business books, was chosen by Fed-Ex Office and Office Max to be among a handful of books featured in-store, and has been mentioned in media including Inc., The Wall Street Journal, Worth, and Fox Business News. Find her online at


kumari-necklace-crop-largeKumari Mullin Spiritual/Healing Expert
Kumari Healing
Internationally recognized intuitive coach and energy healer, visionary spiritual leader and animal mystic, Kumari currently hosts “How to Heal Anything LIVE” an internet TV program and formerly “Co-Creation Activations”, a global broadcast on World Puja Network. She is the co-author of the best-selling books “Empowering Transformations for Women” and penned the Forward in “Journey to Joy”, critically acclaimed CDs “Connecting with All Life” and “Awaken your Soul” and numerous articles on healing, manifesting and intuitive development.One internationally recognized spiritual mentor exclaimed “Kumari’s purpose is to Teach the Teachers Mastery”; her Meditation Master described her extraordinary healing abilities as a “Golden Gift”. Kumari lives in a world where communicating directly with Spirit realms, animals and all of nature is the norm. Kumari facilitates teleseminars, playshops and retreats to empower reconnection with our natural healing, intuitive and manifesting abilities.


julia_close-289x300Julia Griffin Intuitive healer and Writer
One True Self
Julia Griffin is a tele-summit host, intuitive healer, and writer. She has successfully healed and transformed the lives of thousands of clients for the past 8 years by helping her clients discover how to discern the inner voice of their own intuitive wisdom or the True Self. Julia sees and reads energy to find its resonance with the soul and gently guides clients through this amazing process that she learned from wolves and nature. She helps others resolve the challenges of life, ranging from business enterprises to personal issues.


Beth Wonson

Beth Wonson Leadership, Self Awareness & Personal Growth Expert
Beth Wonson Consulting
We all hit that moment where we want more but don’t know how to get there. We are outgrowing our current skills. Ready to make a leap, up-level and accomplish the next set of goals or dreams. Sometimes we can be that person  everyone dreads working with, even though our knowledge and skills are highly regarded. Or even are loved and successful in business but aren’t happy, felling the passion and purpose or seeing the results we are capable of. If any of these sound like you (or someone who reports to you), then you are one of Beth’s ideal coaching clients! Beth’s unique ability to create connection and foster trust, create the space within which growth will happen. For over 13 years, Beth has positively impacted individuals as well as companies through programs and coaching that create sustainable change. Her methodology is based in brain-based strategies, heart-based research and experiential learning. Clients quickly transfer learning and new awareness to all aspects of their lives to live the life they desire and deserve.


Jo Anne WhiteDr. Jo Anne White Author & Speaker
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Jo Anne White, Ph.D is an International Award-Winning, Bestselling Author and Speaker, Certified Professional Coach and Energy Master Teacher who has helped millions of individuals and organizations shape their dreams, overcome adversity, master their own success and triumph. Known globally as the “Success Doc,” Dr. White is the Executive Producer and Host of the popular Power Your Life TV and Radio Shows. She’s been featured online and in national and international media outlets, such as, Good Housekeeping, More, and WebMD.

She’s made frequent guest appearances on Radio and Television Networks such as NBC, CBS, FOX, and Voice America. Dr. White, founder of the recently launched Power Your Life Network and Power U Online University, was named a 2015 Worldwide Branding Top Female Executive for Professional Coaching by Worldwide Who’s Who and will be featured in Women of Distinction Magazine in 2016. Dr White’s upcoming books, Keys to Conscious Business Growth and More Heaven (in development for film), will be released in early 2016.


Kathleen Peddicord Author & Publisher
Live and Invest Overseas
Kathleen Peddicord has been researching, writing, speaking, and presenting on the topics of living, retiring, and investing overseas for more than 28 years. Her newest book, “How To Buy Real Estate Overseas,” is the culmination of decades of personal experience living and investing around the world

Kathleen has moved children, staff, enterprises, household goods, and pets from the East Coast of the United States first to Waterford, Ireland, then, seven years later, to Paris, France, and, most recently, to Panama City, Panama.


Lewis Schiff Author & Mentor
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Lewis Schiff is the author of Business Brilliant: Surprising Lessons From the Greatest Self-Made Business Icons, the executive director of the Business Owners Council and the co-founder (with Norm Brodsky) of BEN Global Mentorship that helps business owners transform their companies into scalable enterprises and, eventually, enduring institutions with help from rockstar entrepreneurs from around the world.


Jill Mattson Artist, Musician and Author
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Jill is a four – time author, and widely recognized expert and composer in the field of Sound Healing!   She has produced eight CD’s that combine intricate Sound Healing techniques with her original Award winning musical compositions (Contacting Angels & Masters – Best CD of 2015 and Deep Wave Beauty CD – Best New Age CD – Silver Award). The CD’s consist of intriguing, magical tracks using ancient & modern techniques – with sound energy & special healing frequencies to achieve profound benefits. Available on her sites are free mp3’s of her Sound Healing compositions, including Solfeggio Tones, Star Energy, Flower Frequencies, Fibonnaci and nature tones.,,,


Marjorie Saulson Speaker and Mentor
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Speaking, Messaging and Marketing Mentor Marjorie Saulson shows people who are nervous about public speaking proven methods to feel comfortable in any speaking situation – on the platform, online, at networking events, making sales calls, presentations, and in social situations. She is passionately committed to helping people develop their own messages, to unleash their own unique voice, and to attract the clients they want and create the business and lifestyle of their dreams.

A lifelong volunteer, Marjorie’s honors include the United Foundation Heart of Gold Award; Women of Project Hope Lifetime Achievement Award; Shaarey Zedek Sisterhood Woman of Valor Award and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Volunteer Council Service Award. She earned a Master of Arts in Audio-Visual Education from the University of Michigan. You can contact Marjorie at


Susan Steinbrecher Author and Business Consultant
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Susan Steinbrecher is a business consultant and coauthor of Heart-Centered Leadership: Lead Well, Live Well. She is the CEO of Steinbrecher And Associates in Hurst, Texas, and serves as an executive coach, licensed mediator, professional speaker and leadership advisor. She is also the author of the Amazon bestseller, KENSHO: A Modern Awakening. Susan is an columnist, contributor and Huffington Post blogger. Her work has been featured on MSNBC’s Your Business, The New York Times, Fortune Small Business, and Visit for more info. Connect with Susan on Twitter: @SteinbrecherInc


Dr. Keesha Ewers Author, Teacher, Speaker, and Clinician image001
The Women’s Vitality Summit

Dr. Keesha Ewers is a board certified Functional and Ayurvedic medical practitioner, as well as Doctor of Sexology, host and founder of The Woman’s Vitality Summit, and founder of a new branch of medicine called Functional Sexology. Click here to learn more about her Integrative Medicine Health Coach Certification Program.


Jody Jelas  Author & Branding Expert

jodyjelasheadshotJody Jelas is often referred to as: “The most transparent and authentic personal brand marketer in the business”

Jody is the Author of “LadyBalls” which hit best seller on the first day it hit Amazon.

She helps Coaches, Teachers & Entrepreneurs create an authentic online brand, through video, by being their 100% non-filter selves! She then helps them to extract their best knowledge and turn it into an online leveraged program with her proven BOOM! Formula system!

Over the last 16 years she has helped top business folk and online marketers grow their brand globally and develop online leveraged offers that bring in millions of dollars a year for her clients.

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