WHO WE ARE
DR. RAY BLANCHARD – rayblanchard.com
Lifestyle Architect. Ray Blanchard is a leading trainer, seminar designer, corporate consultant, and founder of BLANCHARD CONSULTING GROUP, LLC. He is a partner in Transformational Media Group, and he is Co-Executive Producer of the movie THE ANSWER To Absolutely Everything.
His deep interest in consciousness and transformational technologies has shaped his approach to work and life. Having lived in Japan for several years , and traveling throughout the world, a wide range of rich life experiences combine to create a unique blend of knowledge and skill. Ray brings a colorful and eclectic blend of perspectives to his life and work.
Ray has delivered training and consulting programs to more than 100,000 people with lasting impact for success in Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Malaysia, Puerto Rica, Argentina, Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. He has worked with leaders from Fortune 100 companies to privately owned mid-sized companies, such as TOMMY BAHAMAS, AT&T, ASB Bank Ltd in New Zealand, Fletcher-Challenge Ltd., Summit Education, The Legacy Center, Phillips Morris, Worldworks Inc., Sime Darby Berhad, Griggs-Anderson Research, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia Faculty of Economics and Management, and other companies challenged by change on the global playing field.
He was a Danforth Fellow, and Outstanding Young Man of America and was Senior Board Advisor to Vistar Youth Horizons, Inc., a charitable organization dedicated to the enhancement of youth at risk. He is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council and the American Counseling Association. Ray’s education was focused in Business Administration, East-West Philosophy, and Counseling Psychology. He holds a BA and MAEd from Washington University in St. Louis and a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon.
BETTIE J. SPRUILL – www.ontologicalliving.com
Bettie J. Spruill, PPC is a world renowned executive coach, management consultant, entrepreneur, and trainer with over 40 years experience in the field of transformational leadership. She is also a certified Master NLP practitioner and a recognized thought leader in Ontological, Mindful, Ecological Living.
In 1981, Bettie attended her first ontological coaching course with Dr. Fernando Flores. This was a catalyst for her deep dive into language and effective communication- the kind of communication that masterfully creates a powerful and honorable reality with others, including all life on the planet.
Bettie’s coaching certification program, Ideal Coaching, is both innovative and inspiring. She deals with harmonizing the body, mind, and spirit in courses offered across the United States and Mexico. Her school, co-owned with Amadi Solutions and Ana Escalanta, is certified by the International Coaching Federation. ICF exists to lead the global advancement of the coaching profession.
Bettie also co-founded Trainer Designs Global, LLC, a training and development company committed to the successful expansion of transformation trainers and speakers. For the past 15 years, TDG has trained trainers who now facilitate workshops, seminars, and trainings for thousands of people worldwide.
Recognized for her innovative problem solving and deep insight into the human condition, Bettie has designed and facilitated transformational workshops in the domains of leadership, mastery, and effectiveness for people in Russia, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Chili, Mexico, England, Hong Kong, Canada, Ghana and the United States of America.
In April of 2000, Bettie adopted Begoro, a village in Ghana, Africa. Since then, she has along with others, have raised thousands of dollars to bring coaching and training to the people of that community to develop vision, leadership, strategies, and practices of sustainability for the individual and the community.
She is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council organized by Jack Canfield, author of Chicken Soup for the Soul, and includes thought leaders and coaches from around the world.
Bettie was awarded the Positively Powerful Woman Award in 2012 for her transformational education internationally.
Her clients include Northwest Airlines, United Airlines, the Harlem Globetrotters, Honeywell, the Breakthrough Foundation, Petronas Oil, TXU, Gratitude Trainings, Momentum Education, Spectrum Life Design, Infonavit, Tommy Bahamas and more.
DR. CAROLYNE “ISIS” FUQUA – circlesoflight.net
All across the United States, as well as in such exotic locations as Egypt, China, Malaysia, and Ghana, groups of like-minded individuals form “Circles of Light,” led and inspired by visionary founder, Dr. Carolyne Fuqua. Transforming the lives of untold thousands of people, Dr. Carolyne, lovingly known as “Isis,” (pronounced Ezeese) continuously travels the globe, ministering to what she considers her seven billion member family, as a spiritual harbinger of both personal and planetary healing through the power of love.
A graduate of UCLA and the University of Metaphysics, Dr. Carolyne Fuqua holds Master’s Degrees in Religious Philosophy and History, and Bachelor’s Degrees in History, Foreign Languages, and Religion. She has a Ph.D. in Comparative Religions and is fluent in three foreign languages.
As founder of Circles of Light Ministries and a recognized leader in the transformational movement, Dr. Carolyne leads groups of people all over the world through life-transforming circle evenings, weekend retreats and purposeful journeys to sacred places as part of her traveling ministry. As a master teacher of Egyptian mysticism, Dr. Carolyne grounds her teaching in Universal Law and metaphor, the keys to unlocking the memory of our true purpose. She leads sold-out mystery-school pilgrimages to Egypt, wherein participants are invited to transcend the mundane and unlock the ancient mysteries of the Nile. To assist her students in interpreting the living textbooks on the temple walls, Dr. Carolyne authored the ground-breaking works: The Keys to the Kingdom Volume I & II.
Dr. Carolyne is also a gold-record producer, hit songwriter, and seasoned performer; and in 2000, she and her husband, Harvey Fuqua, a founding member of Motown Records and a Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame inductee, founded The S.T.A.R.S. (Singers Taking Action Reaching Souls), an international vocal ensemble whose sole purpose is uplifting the planet with song.
Her love of music has her travel the globe singing with The S.T.A.R.S., raising hearts and souls through the transformative power of song. They sell out venues worldwide interpreting Pop, Jazz, Broadway, and R&B covers, while other times breathing new spirit into compelling Inspirational, Gospel, and quartet standards. As Global Ambassadors, their sole intention is to bridge the gulf, currently existing between the peoples of the world, through art and song.
The trio from the S.T.A.R.S., Carolyne, Natalie, and Nadine, under the name Nuhjume (Stars in Arabic) have been singing together for the past six years at prestigious venues worldwide Together, this talented trio revels in the joy of creating unforgettable harmonies that touch and transform people’s hearts forever. www.starsfoundation.net
JOYCE CHRISTIE, CEC
“When we realize our true inner-connectedness and oneness, we will find peace in ourselves and the world”.
Joyce Christie is the owner of Peak Performance Services in San Rafael, California, which is founded on the premise that the amazing potential in human interconnection is virtually unlimited and, when fostered, can produce extraordinary results.
Joyce is a Certified Effectiveness Coach (CEC), a Master NeuroLinguistic Programmer, and is a masterful international training facilitator. Her array of skills and accomplishments, grounded in communication technology and human transformation, gives her an astonishing ability to connect with people of differing ages, cultures, backgrounds and beliefs to help them improve their lives and communities.
With studies in business management and spirit-based philosophy, Joyce has designed and delivered leadership development programs for a variety of organizations around the world, including her being instrumental in the successful design and delivery of a model program for the Mayor’s Office of Chicago Cineplex-Odeon Project. From the USA to Japan, Canada, Russia, Hong Kong, Argentina, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Samoa and Malaysia, Ms. Christie has presented her body of work to tens of thousands of people in their quest for a fuller and more fulfilled life.
For the past ten years Joyce has worked with troubled teens and their parents to foster family unity through education, growth and change. She is a partner in the service project in Begoro, Africa, sharing her global expertise with this village as the citizens embrace positive transformation.