We are excited to have partnered with NAMI of Des Moines (National Alliance on Mental Illness) to host an 8- week Speakers Series that features some of the top motivational speakers in the country. Our opening event is being hosted by Michael Veltri and will take place next Wednesday, April 8 at 12:00 central. Then, each Wednesday for the next eight weeks, we’ll have another speaker. The lineup is awesome. Here’s a quick peak at the speakers.


April 8- Michael Veltri: Michael is a leadership expert, battle-hardened business executive, and Nationwide Bestselling author. Recognizing that success in business and life is created by the daily decisions we make, Michael elevates teams, fuel-injects leadership, and improves business performance through better decision-making practices.

Bend Don’t Break: How To Lead During Challenging Times 


April 15- Paul Long:  Paul travels the world delivering high-content keynotes and training to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and trade associations. His engaging, inspirational and unbridled energetic style is unlike any speaker you’ve experienced before. Paul’s thought-provoking content, tactical solutions for growth and humor that rivals that of a stand-up comedian.

 Connecting The Workplace and Life Through F.U.N.!


 April 22- Holly Hoffman:  As Holly shares her experience of being on a reality show, she encourage you to think about how you decide to thrive to survive. Adversity is not so much contending with problems as it is learning more about who you are and how you are truly using your survival skills. Life is made up of challenges, and we are oftentimes faced with situations that seem insurmountable. But within each of us is an ability to focus our thoughts, emotions, and energy to succeed—if only we have the knowledge, tools, and discipline to do so.  Holly inspires her audiences to take opportunities and focus on attitude, determination, confidence, desire, faith, and perseverance.

Don’t Just Survive – THRIVE!


April 29- Kevin Kush: Kevin Kush has been involved in coaching and teaching for over thirty years. Coach Kush spent 21 of those years working with at-risk youth at Boys Town in Omaha Nebraska. As a head football coach, he compiled a remarkable record of 164 wins and just 58 losses with 13 of those teams finishing in the top 10. Coach Kush now speaks full time to a variety of groups including teachers, youth organizations, and companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in marketing and business education, and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska in vocational and adult education. In 2005 Mr. Kush was featured on ABC World News Tonight as their Person of the Week.  

“A Piece of the Puzzle”8 Traits of a Quality TEAMMATE 

May 6- AmyK:
A former executive of a billion dollar global consumer products company and awarded the Vistage UK, International Speaker of the Year, (World’s Leading CEO Membership Organization) AmyK is a catalyst for producing sustainable solutions to a leader’s most pressing challenges. More than 50,000 executives in 10+ countries have benefited from her keen insight and intuitive understanding of the issues leaders face.

Leading and Communicating in Turbulent Times


 May 13- Dr. Celina Peerman: Dr. Celina Peerman serves as an organizational behavior specialist with over 25 years of experience from front line to senior level positions, in a wide range of industries and organizations. She is passionate about engaging our human resources in new ways in order to achieve even better organizational results.

Keeping Your EQ in Time of Chaos


 May 20 – Kenyon Salo: Kenyon Salo is one of the top keynote speakers and trainers in the fields of motivation, inspiration, and adventure. One of only five members on the Denver Broncos Thunderstorm Skydive Team, he is seen each week flying into the Denver Broncos Stadium at 60+mph, ending with a soft tip-toe landing on the ten yard line. He brings to the stage over 20+ years of successful audience engagement through humor, awe-inspiring moments, prolific storytelling, and ‘edge-of-the seat’ content.

What Is “The Bucket List Life”?


May 27- Wrap Up Speaker- TBA

To register, visit https://www.weareherewithyou.com/registration.  Make sure to register for all 8 webinars!

Please share this with your coworkers, friends and family!  It is our hope that these speakers will make you laugh and smile, fill you with hope and knowledge, and give you the confidence and support to conquer the days ahead.


Angela & Amy
Midwest Speakers Bureau, Inc.



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