Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals (MAESP)
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Kent Rader is a professional speaker, author, and comedian. He helps companies and associations wanting to be successful by reducing stress through laughter. Having spent twelve years as CFO and CEO of hospitals and five years in public accounting, Kent has experienced the stress of today's business world first hand. In 1998 Kent became a professional speaker so he could share the importance of laughter in combating stress. In 2002, Kent published his stress reduction book titled "Let It Go, Just Let It Go." Consumed with making people laugh, Kent began working in comedy clubs that same year in order to improve his already gifted sense of humor.
As an engaging and interactive keynote speaker, author, business owner, and mom, LaVonna bridges her passion for how the brain learns with identifying how every individual S.H.I.N.E.s with their mindset and social-emotional well-being so you and your place of work soar! Her goal is to leave you inspired to be better, approach mistakes like you have never before, and create a workplace climate that is unmatched in productivity, engagement, and retention. LaVonna has 3 degrees, is the author of 8 books (about to be 9), and has worked with organizations in the U.S./Canada, Europe, South America, and the Middle East. She is the creator and founder of the Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E.® framework and CEO of Brain-Powered, LLC.