Atlanta Speakers


Aurea McGarry

Our emcee for the day! Aurea is a TV show creator/host/producer of “Live Your Legacy” which features the un-sung hero’s of non profits and charities. As a cancer and domestic violence sur-THRIVER her passion is to give HOPE!

Jim Reese

As the president and CEO of Atlanta Mission, Jim Reese feels that professionally he has found the perfect fit. “I felt that God had called me and prepared me for this assignment as I look back on my life,” says Reese. “I feel the opportunity to be part of an organization that God uses to change lives every day is a great responsibility and privilege.” Prior to Atlanta Mission, he served as CEO of Randstad North America, Chief Operating Officer of both the Honeybaked Ham Company and CCCi, and Division Vice President of Frito Lay

Kene Iloenyosi

Business owner, Author and Professional Speaker – Kene’s diverse background, unique life experiences with successes and failures in a number of ventures, make his presentations fun, engaging and impactful. His recently published book, “Finding Your Sweet Spot” was written to help people get on the right track in life faster. It helps people answer the all important question “what should I do with my life?” Your Sweet Spot is easy to find; come to Heroic Event to hear more!   

Stan Cottrell

Combining the common sense of backwoods Kentucky, the sophisticated teachings of success and achievement, and his own compelling generosity of spirit, Stan Cottrell make us want to be better and more productive than we are.   There’s a reason he received standing ovations as the warm-up guy for Zig Ziglar for a little while, was  recipient of around 20 top Toastmasters’ Awards, as well as keynote speaker and workshop leader for corporations and groups far and wide receiving shouts of enthusiastic delight from an energized, encouraged, super-charged applause. His message is for all peoples of the world.

Phyllis Breech

Phyllis started Software Application Technology during one of the toughest times and has guided her business and her client’s business through all the changes in the internet through the social media explosion.  Phyllis understands how to get ROI out of your SEO, SEM, PPC, and more!  

Marci Fair

They now own and lead several Keller Williams Realty offices in Georgia and Florida, with their Atlanta offices ranked in 2011 in the top 50 largest brokers in the U.S. (Real Trends) and in 2012 in the Top 3 Best Places To Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.  In 2005 she brought one of her dreams to life and founded a non-profit 501C3 charity for children in need: Kares 4 Kids.  

Michael Kaupe

My passions began in 2002 when I had a very personal revelation of who I had become. I had already graduated college, began working in the technology field, and my only goal was to make money. I realize this is a goal in any job but a goal is just a goal, not a passion. I found out that passionate people give their best in excess and I wanted to do just that. So I started volunteering and giving my time to help others. This helped define my purpose personally and helped shape my passion professionally.

Avery Nesbitt

Avery is the President of Sunday to Sunday. A former U.S. Marine, he also the Administrative Pastor for Victory Hamilton Mill, a Satellite Location for Victory World Church. At Sunday to Sunday Avery oversees the strategic and partnership opportunities, growth and direction of s2s. He represents Sunday to Sunday to partner organizations and still lead the s2s Tours. And yes, Avery is rather dashing.

Jace Rabe

In 2003, Jace Rabe obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business from Murray State University. Upon graduation Jace joined the Peace Corps serving in Benin, West Africa. While there he established relationships with many of the local villages. Those relationships developed into professional associations, resulting in the creation of two companies. Tolaro Global is a cashew processor located in Benin, West Africa. Progress for Progress is a non-profit organization dedicated to community development in Benin, West Africa. Jace resides in both Atlanta, Georgia and Parakou, Benin with his wife, Sarah, and their two daughters, Pax and Vie.

Kimyung Kim

Kimyung Kim is a passionate and dynamic youth motivational speaker whose desire is to help today’s youth make changes in their lives. He has spent most of his adult life working in education with inner city teens in the Los Angeles area. He is a leader of the next generation with an important message of positivity to share with today’s youth.  His desire is for every person, young and old to find their talents and passions and operate out of both their strengths and desires. He has a B.A. in history and a teaching credential in social science and health education.