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Next GenSpeakers

Next Gen Speakers represent the very best in leadership of their respective fields. What makes a Next Gen Speaker different is the ability to not only be an expert in their craft, but also be an innovative thinker and action taker who takes pride in providing engaging storytelling and the ability to mentor entrepreneurs in how to make their businesses become "Next Gen."

They are innovators, thought leaders, influencers and mentors. They are Next Gen. Think you have what it takes to be a Next Gen Speaker? Click the links below to apply.

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Drew Manning is a fitness trainer, motivator, New York Times best-selling author, and creator of the Fit2Fat2Fit movement where he shares the lessons learned from his personal experiences of gaining and losing over 75 pounds.

His message extends well beyond health and fitness, and has empowered millions of people from all over the world with a healthy mindset, greater self-love, and empathy for those around them.

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Branding Mentor, Coach's Coach & Leadership Speaker

Travis J. Brady is the creator of Next Gen Coaching and his purpose is to help businesses bring out their creative, innovative, and influential genius through their brand to create more influence & income.


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Minky Brady is the Queen of Marketing. Her purpose is to help people unveil their Influence, to become influential in their lives and businesses. Rising up as Next Gen leaders in their lives and businesses to create massive influence & income.


Digital Strategist, Website Designer & Entrepreneur Writer

Frank Wazeter is the founder of Wazeter, Inc and Entrepreneur Leadership writer for He helps business owners become the leaders in their market through digital strategy and story-oriented website development. 



Sam Knickerbocker believes that you are worth being remembered. He specializes in 21st-century Legacy Strategies focused on helping you establish a legacy of meaning.


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Financial Educator & Wealth Strategist

Saen Higgins is an author, speaker, coach, serial entrepreneur and philanthropist who has taught more people, World Wide, how to buy Tax Deed properties and for over three decades. Saen has dedicated his life to teaching individuals the simplicity of building wealth and has taught over half a million students.

Saen is an avid world traveler and an accomplished landscape and wildlife photographer. He has worked with industry leaders such as Jack Canfield, John Maxwell, and legendary NBA coach Tim Grover just to name a few. Saen's greatest passion is to mentor entrepreneurs on how to build generational wealth.

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Speaker | Coach | Mentor | Podcaster | TV Show | Host | Author

Jen Du Plessis is America’s Lifestyle Mastery Mentor. Through Jen’s successes in various industries, she is an expert in Living a Life of Luxury, Priority and Time Management, Business Relationships, Business Scaling, Sales Management, and a Certified Mastermind Facilitator. She offers consulting with high-achieving professionals and entrepreneurs who are missing something.

Through her masterminds she helps people increase the awareness of what’s possible to multiply their results in record time, while having the courage to say yes to their personal lives.

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Strategic Business Coach | Speaker &Event Expert

Paul Finck, The Maverick Millionaire ® is one of the foremost authorities in business and personal development today. In his over 3 decades of sales, marketing, and entrepreneurial experience, Paul has moved over $20 million in Real Estate transactions, sold over $30 million in informational products, and is a 15x best selling author.

Paul Finck has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry helping them take their companies and events to the next level. He has run over 250 multi day bootcamp experiences and 10’s of 1000’s of hours of training, and is well renowned as the expert in creating highly profitable 3 day bootcamp experiences. Listen up as he pulls back the curtain and shares his proven techniques and strategies to you becoming an authority in your marketplace and creating 6 figure and even 7 figure weekends.

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Communication Master & Sales Influencer

Successful people know that every aspect of their life and business relies upon their ability to connect and create trust with others. Bill Stierle is an international Communication Expert and Crisis Mediator with 37+ years of experience transforming results for Businesses and Entrepreneurs. His step-by-step tools and techniques unlock the secrets to how people’s thinking, behaving, and believing impact their quality of life and the results they create. His clients save time, money and stress every day by developing the strength and ability to make sure every message they send is understood. Imagine running more effective meetings, closing more sales, serving more customers and having more fulfillment in your work and life. Bill is the founder and developer of Communication U, an online instructional platform designed to deliver impactful communication tools in a simple and easy to implement way. He is also the author of the upcoming book, The Emotional Sobriety Solution. Visit him at

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America’s Legal Coach

As the official Zig Ziglar Small Business Lawyer and a Ziglar Legacy Certified Trainer, it’s no wonder that Scott Reib is known as “America’s Legal Coach.” For the last two decades, Scott has been helping business owners, entrepreneurs, and coaches “shatterproof” their businesses by implementing specific strategies for structure, growth, and protection. Over the last three years, Scott has been sharing these strategies with business owners and coaches, and watching them grow and succeed!

Even with 20+ years of legal experience, Scott is a firm believer that legal advice doesn’t have to be expensive or intimidating. His passion lies in changing the way we view legal counsel: from “emergency” situations to “primary care provider” relationships. Scott is shifting this perspective via Access Plan, his groundbreaking subscription-model legal service, where he helps clients understand their legal questions before they find themselves in a legal emergency.

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Investment & Business Growth Strategist

Eric McNeil is the proud owner and Sr. Advisor at his financial planning firm, Diamond Financial Group and has been in the financial planning field for the last 8 years. Eric is known for his simple 3 step business growth program: Build, Scale, Sell, which helped his clients to build financial plans that create a multi generational legacy.

One of Eric's highlighted successes, which was recently published in Forbes, is starting a marketing agency with just $2,000. Today it is managing over $10,000,000 in monthly sales.

Eric is a loving husband to his wife, Kelley, father to two daughters in heaven, and loves his Frenchie, Prince.


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Real Estate Agent & Podcaster

After struggling for 14 months to make her first real estate sale, Jessie shifted her mindset, re-evaluated her marketing strategy, and took to TikTok & Instagram to share home buying info with potential clients. 2 years, $12 million in volume sold, and 2 six-figure years later, Jessie is proof that with the right mindset, niche, and work ethic anybody can make social media work for them. Jessie co-hosts the Socially Modern podcast, a top-ranked marketing show, and mentors agents within the Socially Modern Collective. Jessie also owns & hosts her own Airbnb property - The Phoenix Saguaro House - with her husband, RJ.

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Women's Transformation Coach

Trista Harrison is the CEO of Fit Life Coaching. She is a women's transformation coach. She has been coaching for 14+ years and helped hundreds of women transform their bodies from the inside out.

She has served in the Army for 19 years, 8 of which she served as a drill Sergeant training thousands of warriors from all walks of life.  She will bring out the confident warrior in each woman she works with. She is a loving, compassionate coach that is not afraid to show you tough love.

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Restaurateur | Entrepreneur | Author

Cynthia Caughie is a mother, restaurant owner, realtor, author and speaker. She is a passionate entrepreneur sharing her tips and tricks with the world via speaking engagements and her best-selling book, “YOU Can Do Hard Things." She has pushed herself to be authentic, real, inspirational and positive in every aspect of her life. Her customers, staff, family and friends have all been motivated to become better people with her signature message constantly ringing in their ears, “YOU can do hard things.”

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Mortgage & Senior Loan Officer

Scott Groves is a Husband, Father, Loan Officer, Coach, Author, Podcaster, and Lover of Combat Sports. For 22 years Scott Groves has been a top-producing loan officer in the mortgage industry. With over $1Billion in funded loans, Scott brings a career's worth of financial knowledge to each client he helps.

Specializing in self-employed borrowers, Non-QM loans, and structuring of the "tough" deals, Scott & his team continue to thrive in these changing & challenging financial markets. Born & raised in Southern California, Scott & his family split their time between Los Angeles & Las Vegas.

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Speaker | Author | Vision & Strategy Coach for Small Business Owner

Carey Conley is a nationally recognized speaker, author, and entrepreneur specializing in helping team leaders and small business owners create game-changing visions for their life and careers. She has built two successful businesses over the past 30 years and is clear that her vision and purpose is to help people make a bigger impact on the people they lead. Her personal story is full of extraordinary success and devastating tragedy. It’s these experiences that bring power to her message and help others achieve what they never thought was possible. Her ability to help people create, develop, and execute a rock-solid, bigger-than-life vision propels them to succeed in all areas of life, including self-love, financial prosperity, a healthy lifestyle, caring relationships, a strong family, supreme confidence, and team leadership.

Known for her contagious passion, Carey’s speeches, books, and workshops build self-empowering skills and create a community of support for people from all walks of life. The common bond is a desire to shed past the unknowns, the painful personal and professional growth it takes to lead, and to leave a positive legacy.

Keaton Patey


Health Insurance

Keaton Patey has been in the Health Insurance industry for 2 years and has quickly become an award-winning agent in the space and a professional in the field. He specializes in helping people find innovative ways to structure and save on their health benefits.

His goal is that every one of his clients and associates feels financially safe and secure so they can spend their time focusing on changing the world with their business and talents.

Jake Gallen


Crypto & NFT’s

Jake Gallen is the Co-Founder of Nativ Research, Host of the Jake Gallen Podcast, and Las Vegas Entrepreneur. Nativ Research is a Web3 consultation firm that works closely with the City of Las Vegas, UNLV, and many local entities. During 2021 Jake became one of the first people to sell a "Historical NFT" at a traditional auction house, where he sold 3 MoonCats at the world's largest auction house Sotheby's. The Jake Gallen Podcast has featured over 200 leaders, creators, and entrepreneurs within Las Vegas and the broader NFT industry, while receiving over 40,000 audio downloads in just two years. Jake is an active investor, collector, and leader within the ever-growing NFT space.

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Founder & CEO

Arjun Rai is the Founder + CEO at, a smart marketing platform for underdogs. He's been a serial entrepreneur since he was a teenager, always thinking about how to build solutions for small businesses with big dreams. Today, his platform helps over 10,000 underdog small business owners currently automate social media, blogs and smart speakers with google web stories and a smart graphic editor coming soon. The platform serving mostly women led businesses will soon allow underdogs to collaborate in augmented reality with their clients showcasing all forms of creativity and marketing content like never before. Arjun has been passionate about not only helping small businesses but young entrepreneurs just like him when he started in high school and college with this first few projects / startup ventures. With a goal to open a school for talented artists and technologists one day, Arjun loves design, carpentry, art of coffee and more in his spare time. Learn more about his and his team's efforts on!

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William Joseph

Board Certified Life and Relationship Coach

Coach William Joseph believes that you can have it all! He knows that you don't have to sacrifice those you love in pursuit of your dreams, goals and achievements. Through effective communication he coaches how to balance strong leadership qualities with safe personal relationship and family life. Creating and cultivating a safe space to be seen and heard by those who matter most.