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Mike Davis

Michael joined Toastmasters International in 1994 to save his job.

Because of his experiences in our organization, he was transformed from a fearful speaker to a confident and competent communicator.

He is a Certified World Class Speaking Coach, professional speaker and author.
Because of his dedication to the craft, Michael is sought by speakers all over the world.
Michael also works closely with speakers in the Ted X Cincinnati event, and has successfully coached several speakers in Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking annual contest.


Kay Fittes

Kay Fittes is the founder and CEO of High-Heeled Success, LLC, specializing in training, keynote presentations, and coaching for women. Her registered trademark, High-Heeled Success®, is a system for empowering women to command a competitive edge in the workplace.  A key component for career success is being a commanding presenter, so workshops and coaching on mastering dynamic speaking skills is a significant resource offered by Ms. Fittes.  Having presented to over 100,000 people in close to 3,000 programs, Kay knows what it takes to impact an audience.

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Terri Lechton

Terri has been an adventurer most of her life and seeks to motivate others to stretch themselves to reach their dreams through her writing and speaking. In her day job, she teaches Business Strategy, Management and Entrepreneurship while sharing tools and stories from her corporate and personal experiences. She has a Bachelors in Engineering, Masters in Business Administration and Doctorate in Management. Terri has traveled to over 40 countries and 6 continents including completing a half-marathon in Antarctica.


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Z Newell

Z Newell has been a Toastmaster for several years, has placed in the top three finalists for the International Speech Contest at the District level twice.  This will be his second District 40 Conference Workshop, and he is EXCITED! He will also be at the Author’s table with both of his books to share, including his most recent titled Ignite Your Magnificence.


Dawn Nocera

Dawn Nocera is a life and success coach to coaches, healers and leaders in the top 1% of their industry. Dawn uses her gifts of intuition and insight into success to help renegade rebels become Maverick Leaders by sharing their wisdom and life experience to activate transformation. Dawn has created over 30 leading edge coaching programs, DVDs, MP3, books, and workshops over the past 12 years and has worked with MTV, world champion speakers, professional athletes, award winning sales teams, and maverick leaders on leading edge. 

Her books include: 7 Keys to Freedom: The Ultimate Guide to Developing the Mind, Manifesting Mindfulness, and Maverick Healership (Oct 2019)


Ravi Tennetti

Ravi Tenneti is a Technologist, Management Consultant, Leadership Speaker, and Coach. He is a member of the John Maxwell team and a certified John Maxwell Leadership Speaker, Trainer, and Coach. He has been actively involved in Toastmasters since 2015 and he is current Central Division Director. Ravi is passionate about Personal Effectiveness and Leadership and releasing his first book in April 2019.

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Tammy York

Tammy York is a business owner, best-selling author, award-winning speaker, commissioned artist, mother of two amazing daughters, wife, and servant to one small dog.  She is a seasoned marketing expert with the unique ability to simplify complicated information. York's company, LandShark Communications LLC, has been building websites, creating lead generation systems, and producing content for businesses for over 15 years. She has worked for a variety of companies ranging from software firms to government agencies and plastic to steel bridge manufacturers.

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