The Industry's Best Are Working For You!
The Direct Selling Women's Alliance's Advisory Board is comprised of a team of distinguished executives, distributors and industry leaders. These individuals have been selected to help shape the future of the Alliance by increasing its visibility and providing expert guidance on how the DSWA can better serve their members and the industry.
Mark Victor Hansen
For over 28 years, Mark Victor Hansen has focused solely on helping people in all walks of life reshape their personal vision of what's possible. From Bangladesh to Birmingham, Mark's keynote messages of possibility, opportunity, and action have helped create startling and powerful changes in more than 2 million people in 38 countries.
Mark Victor Hansen has been called one of the "Top 10 Greatest Motivational Speakers." He has been inducted into the highly acclaimed circle of Horatio Alger recipients in honor of the remarkable path of service, contribution, and accomplishment he has created for himself.
Mark Victor Hansen is enthusiastic about his involvement on the DSWA Board of Advisors and looks forward to making a significant contribution to the Alliance's efforts to elevate this rapidly growing and life-changing industry. Visit Mark's web site for more information.
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Beth Jones - Schall
Beth is best known for her high-content training style. Her clients give her their highest praise. She has conducted workshops, retreats and keynotes throughout the United States and Canada for some of the industry’s finest companies.
The reason – Beth has walked the walk in direct sales. She has 20 years of experience in the industry. Beth was a sales consultant and manager for a leading direct sales company where she was responsible for leading, training and motivating 1,000 consultants.
Beth was also director of training where she designed and implemented training programs for a sales field of over 10,000 consultants. Beth knows how important training and immediate application are to direct sales success.
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Jan Zblewski has more than 21 years in corporate America working for Fortune 100 companies and is a very successful business Owner for 15 years. Her passion is networking and teaching individuals to be their best in business.
She is an expert in developing and implementing multi-million dollar high profile systems, team development courses for managers and executives, skills training and sales generation in the start-up and business-to-business environment.
“Time is money” is Jan’s mantra. She has demonstrated that passion through her years of helping business owners, executives and direct sellers to hone their expertise in business and their passion to sell. In 2005, through her company, she helped hundreds of business professionals produce more than $22 million dollars in sales and establish thousands of business connections.
She is highly regarded as a motivational speaker and gives nearly 400 presentations a year, touching more than 3,000 individuals annually with her message on the power of networking.
She is the recipient of the “Leader of the Year” award in the networking industry for 2003 and 2004. She received top honors for performance and growth of Colorado businesses 5 years running. You may reach her at jan@bizXplosion.com or visit her web site at www.bizXplosion.com.
Gary Ryan Blair
A prominent, sought-after author, speaker, trainer, and business consultant, Gary is universally characterized by clients as one of the most insightful and compassionate men in business today.
Few people have created a positive impact on the day-to-day life of people and companies more than Gary Ryan Blair, who is known around the world simply as "The GoalsGuy."
When Gary speaks and writes, he does so from the heart, with warmth and humor.
Gary is the President of The GoalsGuy Learning Systems, a highly focused training organization whose mission is to help their clients build and sustain superior performance. They accomplish this objective by helping their clients increase their sense of direction, confidence, and capability in all areas of their personal and professional life.He has developed an entire library of world-class programs, books, and learning resources that are designed to make the heart sing, the mind expand and the spirit soar!
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Scott W. Orlinski
Scott W. Orlinski is a highly respected and accomplished leader, businessman and educator. From the executive offices of Smart Office Solutions to the online classroom at Strayer University, he educates and motivates with extraordinary knowledge and power.
As President of Smart Office Solutions, Mr. Orlinski focuses on future development of communication technology and provides strategic leadership to his organization on communication strategies.
He has been called on to serve as member of the Board of Directors for Ameriliance, Inc., served as President and CEO in several companies, managed in a retail food chain, been employed as a customer support analyst and as a web team manager, and is a certified consultant. Mr. Orlinski is a motivational speaker who has received top awards in leadership and sales performance. He has also used his business techniques to develop several small companies from conception to completion within several months.
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Spencer H. Clawson
Spence brings a wealth of professional as well as pragmatic business experience to the direct sales industry. His deep background as an experienced business executive provides a unique ability to help companies grow and reach their business potential.
Spence is a past partner with Price Waterhouse where he worked in the New York and Salt Lake City offices and was the partner in charge of the Salt Lake City office. While with Price Waterhouse he advised a wide variety of clients in many industries, including leading MLM companies.
With extensive experience in running businesses, he has been the president and/or CEO of three direct sales companies—Stampin’ Up!, Close To My Heart and Gold Canyon Candle. In this executive capacity he directed and directed the expansion of companies while leading them to their next level of growth. Spence has directed the strategic planning, marketing, branding, compensation and incentive planning, field training and operations of companies resulting in their reaching new levels of market expansion. He has been directly involved in all aspects of operations of direct sales companies including financial structuring and forecasting; computer system selection, design and specification planning; operations planning including manufacturing and fulfillment. On an international front he has opened foreign markets, addressing cross border sponsoring, customs, transfer pricing, tax issues, as well as the recruiting and training of the distributors.
As a consultant, Spence has been an active strategic and financial advisor for numerous companies. He has led funding and capital financial transactions including LBO’s, private equity financing, IPO’s and investment capital transactions. In his consulting activities, Spence has provided strategic consulting, business planning, modeling and advice for companies ranging from early stage to Fortune 500 companies.