Chris has spent over 25 years of his life transforming the lives of thousands of people worldwide through his workshops, coaching, and participation in all media, teaching people how to live an abundant prosperous life.
He is the author of the best seller “Dile Yes! Ala VIDA.” Chris is also the creator of “The Torch Workshop”, a leadership seminar for teenagers 13-17 years old that has been offered to thousands of adolescents around the world. He has led corporate workshops for hundreds of corporations such as Coca Cola, Unilever, Amgen, Proctor and Gamble, National Insurance, Miss America, and many others.
Chris has hosted numerous television shows and podcasts worldwide including ones on Univision and Telemundo. He can currently be heard nationwide on Univision’s “Maria Marin Live!” and can also be heard on Lewis Howes’ podcast, “The School of Greatness”.
LEVEL 3 LEADERSHIP TRAINER
JENNA PHILLIPS BALLARD
Jenna began her career in 2006 as a certified personal trainer and life coach for celebrities, being featured as an expert in her field including appearances on Dr. Phil and The Doctors.
She was introduced to a powerful emotional intelligence training by a friend in 2011. It was then that Jenna realized her soul's calling was to empower leaders to transform themselves, and the world around them, from within.
Overcoming challenges and transformation were not new concepts for Jenna as she made a full comeback from brain damage after waking up from a head trauma-induced coma in 2000. So in 2016, she co-founded Ascension Leadership Academy with her husband as pioneers of emotional intelligence training in San Diego, California.
In 2019, she deepened her purpose by giving birth to a son. Jenna lives in Austin, Texas where, again, in 2022 she further deepened her purpose and commitment to family with the birth of her second son.
LEVEL 3 LEADERSHIP TRAINER
Brad is an effectiveness and leadership coach, while specializing in facilitating workshops and trainings for corporations. From coaching and mentoring owners in the real estate and financial service industries, to coaching a Division 1 soccer team at UC Irvine, Brad has mastered a wide variety of coaching positions.
His unique approach to empowerment and self-development supports people in becoming a powerful leader in every aspect of their lives.
Brad’s mission is to move and inspire people to live their passion; to create a world where people are excited about life and wanting to give back. He is committed to supporting people in breaking through whatever is holding them back and to achieve their goals by having them accomplish greatness in way they never thought possible.
LEVEL 2 & LEVEL 3 LEADERSHIP TRAINER
Torey’s mission to elevate consciousness and unite humanity began when she was a teenager and that passionate drive is still alive in her today.
She has coached and mentored hundreds of people from CEOs to authors, law enforcement officers to doctors, and influencers to stay-at-home dads. She has a keen ability to tap into - and unleash - each person's greatest potential.
Her ability to deeply connect with and inspire all types of people stems from her experiences early in life including participation in Americorps as well as The National Outdoor Leadership School where she spent a month in the wilderness working in partnership with others living off the land and practicing group survival skills.
While spending 15 years in Emergency Medicine, Torey saw many people facing death who also faced the harsh realization that they had never actually truly lived. Leading a life of impact is about thriving, not surviving, and Torey works passionately to ensure every human thrives. She lives in Orange County, California and is one of ALA's Leadership Trainers as well as the Leadership/Level 3 Director.
GRACE AND WARRIORS COUNCIL TRAINER
Coach. Trainer. Evocateur. Possibilitarian.
Krista Petty has a dynamic presence and intuitive capacity which has caught the attention of high-level coaches, leaders, executives, and diplomats. She is an international trainer who has created and facilitated workshops in leadership, personal mastery, coaching coaches, and building high-caliber teams. Over the course of 27 years’ experience, she has developed an arsenal of experience, tools, and processes that empowers both individuals and teams to access and enhance their inherent greatness.
She believes there is an innate wisdom in the body that can open us to greater possibilities of living, loving and learning. Through her body-centered coaching, she is passionate about championing others to move beyond limitations and live a life they love! She has devoted her skills and talents to creating experiential learning environments that evoke the depth and greater dimensions of human being. This is her life's work. What an amazing dance!
Krista Petty Raimer is the CEO and Founder of Boldly Embody Life. She lives in Seattle, Washington and brings her power-house coaching and phenomenal workshops to various cities and countries around the world.
She is passionate about accessing and supporting the power of human beings to develop high-caliber, high-functioning human systems. Ones where vision, passion, integrity, and unprecedented results are a way of life. She's less interested in filling your mind and more interested in expanding your heart and the practice of living. This is about how to get the extraordinary playbook in our minds and hearts to come alive in the finite time we have in this game we call life. This is where she believes the magic touches all of us.
There is, quite simply, no one quite like Krista Petty.
LEVEL 1 TRAINER
Ivette Rodríguez is an internationally known transformational trainer, speaker and coach. For the last 25 years, she has led large group trainings and coached thousands of men and women in more than a dozen countries, both in English and Spanish.
Her personal signature style combines her sharp intelligence with her unique wit and humor. Ivette is the author of the book Cuentos de Tu LOCA, Mensajes de Tu Sabia and Founder and CEO of Tu Vida es Ahora. She also created the movement Locas, Sabias y Felices. All these are focused on empowering Latina women to love themselves fiercely as essential to breaking through the stereotypical restraints that are still so present in Latinx culture.