DSI Faculty

Vanessa Emerson

Founder of Dental Speaker Institute and Dental Speakers Bureau, Vanessa Emerson is known as a thought leader by clients, prospects, meeting planners and peers. Her marketing services are in high demand, specializing in speaker materials, website design and e-mail marketing services.

Honored by Dental Products Report as one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry (2017), Vanessa is recognized as the ‘go to’ resource for inside-the-industry information that helps meeting planners create better meetings, speakers acquire more bookings and BOTH to meet their business goals. She is frequently booked by dental organizations who would like to encourage their members to explore and expand their roles as speakers and consultants in dentistry.

Contact Vanessa:

The Dental Speaker
PO Box 50490
Mesa, AZ 85208

(480) 993-7558

Mark LeBlanc, CSP

Mark works with people who want to start a business and with small businesses that want to grow their business. He has carved out a tremendous niche of working with service firms and professionals who want to sell their time and talent and take their business or practice to a new level. In addition to working one-on-one, Mark conducts presentations and workshops on a variety of issues related to growing a business and effective marketing strategies. He speaks to groups of business owners and professionals who want more focus, prospects, referrals, and ultimately more business. Mark teaches business owners how to think, take action, and focus their attention in a way that leads to a better return on their time, energy, and money.

Contact Mark:

Growing Your Business
19 South 1st Street, B2404
Minneapolis, MN 55401

(612) 860-9138

The Achievers Circle

2019 Dates
Sept 6-8; Minneapolis
Oct 4-6; Minneapolis
Nov 8-10; La Jolla
Dec 6-8; Nashville

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Chuck Blakeman

Chuck Blakeman, a successful entrepreneur, best-selling business author and world-renowned business advisor, helps with the business side of dentistry and has presented at various dental conferences across the U.S.

If your audience is faced with the challenge of how to:

    • Get everyone to participate and share in building a great practice
    • Grow faster, increase profits and have exponentially lower turnover
    • Turn employees into Stakeholders and managers into Participation Age Leaders
    • Attract and retain Stakeholders who are all self-motivated and self-managed
    • Make more money in less time and get off the treadmill
  • …then Chuck can help.

He is a convention speaker, writer, and non-profit board member. Recent speaking appearances include Kenya, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and across the US. 100+ times a year. Recent print and online appearances include Inc. Magazine (regular contributor), Success Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, CNNMoney.com, NYTimes.com. He was also cited in Dr. Stephen Covey’s book, The 3rd Alternative.

Contact Chuck:

(563) 582-4762

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Katherine Eitel Belt

Master speaker, trainer, and coach, Katherine Eitel Belt provides customized coaching programs to hundreds of corporate, small business, healthcare, dental and veterinary teams worldwide.

She is the creator of The Lioness Principle™, a unique leadership communication tool. She also created the Transformational Training and Inspirational Speaker’s Workshops as well as the Lion Camp Leadership Experiences in San Diego, California. Not only do these events sell-out every year, they are considered the premier team retreat for progressive corporate and healthcare teams.

Lastly, Katherine is a mentor to other consultants, trainers, speakers, corporate executives, and managers.

Contact Katherine:

PO Box 423
Aguanga, CA 92536

(800) 595 7060

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Dr. Paul Homoly, CSP

Dr. Paul Homoly, CSP is a world-class leader in dental education. He provides seminars, workshops and consultations on the topics of dental case acceptance, practice development, key opinion leadership, speaking, and practice management. Paul is regarded as one of the top communication coaches, consultants, and speakers in dentistry. He holds the highest earned designation in professional speaking – Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) – from the National Speakers Association.

Contact Paul:

Homoly Communications
Fort Mill Office:
1646 West Hwy 160
Suite 8107
Fort Mill, SC 29708

Buckeye Office:
26561 W. Vista North Drive
Buckeye, Arizona, 85396

(800) 294.9370

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Eleni Kelakos

Presentation and coaching expert, Eleni Kelakos, is passionate about developing human potential through effective sharing. Her company, The Eleni Group, has been in operation since 2003 when Eleni officially hung up her shingle as a presentation skills coach and trainer.

Eleni has since helped hundreds of individuals from CEOs to solo-preneurs overcome limiting beliefs, amp-up Transformational Presence, and create clear, compelling messaging for their business. Eleni’s expertise in presence and presentation is also reflected in her multiple books. The work Eleni does reflects her passionate belief that everyone has talent, ability, and purpose.

Before embarking in her speaking career, Eleni was a nationally touring singer-songwriter and professional actress. During this time, Eleni gained invaluable knowledge pertaining to showing-up, speaking-up, and stepping-up during auditions and performances.

Eleni is passionate about sharing techniques to help people overcome limiting beliefs, amping up transformational presence, and developing clear, compelling messaging. With Eleni’s expert guidance, you will be well on your way towards sharing your message with the world.

Contact Eleni:

The Eleni Group
Ann Arbor, Michigan

(734) 622-0522

Minal Sampat, BA, RDH

As a business owner, entrepreneur, dental hygienist, and a Guinness World Record recipient, Minal Sampat is viewed as an invaluable go-to resource for all things marketing. Her insightful yet approachable speaking nature and social media expertise has allowed her to develop a trusted rapport with both clients and fellow colleagues within the dental niche. Minal trains business owners, consultants, doctors, and team members to become marketing gurus and get results in today’s ever-changing world. She also provides seminars, presentations, workshops, and keynotes on marketing topics.

Contact Minal:

(732) 501-0955

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Margy Schaller

Margy works with speakers who want more bookings and to make their message stick. As an international speaker, she shares her proven formula to create and present inspired content. In fact, she wrote the book, Formulate A Winning Presentation. As a result of her work, people often share that they have more clarity of thought, more confidence in their material, and more impact with their audience members.

Contact Margy:

Laser Pointer Presentations
14422 Midland Road
Poway, CA 92064

(619) 994-0293

Jennifer Schultz, RDH

Jennifer Schultz, RDH works with businesses to help them understand how to implement change and get things done, so they can turn recommended solutions into practice-changing results. Jennifer builds systems that deliver long-term impact, and frequently consults with speakers and consultants regarding vision, planning, communication and accountability. She is creator of The Achievement Blueprint, a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive goal achievement system which can help you transform your business… and life.

Contact Jennifer:

Dental Insurance Navigator
Virtual Dental Office
Dubuque, IA

(563) 582-4762