Mr. Jeff Dess is a writer, professor, public speaker and emcee of Haitian descent. Mr. Jeff Dess is the author of four books of poetry. His latest, Deconstructing Ratchet (grew bab books, 2014) provides a poetic conversation on the complexity that is ratchet and the culture that surrounds it. He has performed, spoken and presented across the nation at various institutions and universities. With over ten years of performing and student affairs experience under his belt Mr. Jeff Dess continues to strive towards helping students reach their highest potential. He currently serves as the Assistant Director of Campus Life at New Jersey City University.
James Robilotta is an author, professional speaker, personal coach, and entrepreneur. In July of 2015 James had his first book published, Leading Imperfectly: The value of being authentic for leaders, professionals, and human beings. He also speaks to willing and unwilling audiences internationally about authentic leadership and promoting memorability. As a speaker, he is doing the two things he loves the most: causing audiences to think critically about their leadership journeys and making people laugh! His thought-proving talks are infused with self-awareness and comedy stemming from his background as a trained stand-up and improv comedian. James is also a personal coach. He loves helping people get out of their own ways to live the lives they deserve and be the leaders they are capable of becoming. His clients undergo purposeful life-changing and self-affirming transformations. His clientele ranges from CEOs to college students. If you would like to know more info about James' speaking or coaching feel free to visit his website: JamesTRobo.com.