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Randall Kenneth Jones

Randall Kenneth Jones

Author, Speaker, Creative

Founder and President/Creative Director, MindZoo

A self-described “professional storyteller,” Jones has built a marketing and public relations portfolio that includes such respected names as TJMaxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Pier 1, Walgreens, Carter’s, JCPenney, GEICO, Sears, The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, Community Health Systems, IronBrick and more.

Jones’ longstanding public quest for professional civility has landed him on TODAYMARKETPLACE on Public Radio and CNBC.comHe has also been a regular contributor to Smart Business magazine and the Naples Daily News.

In 2012, Jones embarked on a mission to improve himself. Over the next four years, he interviewed 100+ professionals from a variety of workplace trenches. Subjects included Pat Benatar, Brian Boitano, Erin Brockovich, James Carville, Barbara Corcoran, Kassie DePaiva, Carl Edwards, Janet Evanovich, Kathy Griffin, Vicki Gunvalson, Jack Hanna, Jeffrey HayzlettShirley Jones, Sonny Jurgensen, Sue Monk Kidd, Hoda Kotb, Rob Marciano, Mary Matalin, Tyler Mathisen, General Barry McCaffreySuze Orman, Vanessa Williams and many more.

He chronicled his experiences–the good, the bad, the ugly and the funny–in his 2016 book, SHOW ME.

“Having interviewed more than one hundred people – jacks of all trades – Randy has created a literary Dancing with the Stars. Wickedly Funny, yet profoundly touching! SHOW ME is Shark Tank meets NASCAR meets Broadway meets The Partridge Family.”

Barbara Corcoran, Star of ABC’s Shark Tank

As a writer, speaker and creative consultant, his ongoing mission supports:

  • Creative Thinking & Innovation
  • Benefits of Positive Communication 
  • Looking for the BEST in People

A uniquely entertaining motivational speaker, Jones appeals to a broad range of business and educational platforms.

Jones is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Denise Wauters

Denise Wauters

Visionary & Expediter

Denise Wauters is the perfect blend of marketing creativity and media science. A perpetual entrepreneur, Denise thrives on the many challenges presented by the diverse set of organizations she has served during her 30 year career—everything from corporate giants and politicians to non-profit organizations, artists and artisans.

The aforementioned diversity has contributed exponentially to her ever-expanding marketing communications skill set. From graphic design, website development and corporate branding to social media integration and program statistical analysis, Denise understands that innovation must be a part of her daily regimen.

Having completed college in her native North Carolina—complete with two small children at home—Denise’s ongoing work as a trainer (and as a mother) has contributed to her collaborative spirit. She has taught public school and college students as well as college teachers and members of the corporate sector—everything from basic computer skills and Adobe’s creative suite to HTML, WordPress, self-promotion and design.

Denise recently completed her Google AdWords Certification to include display, shopping and search advertising. She is also certified in Google Analytics. She has been a vital part of the MindZoo team since 2010.

Judy Berman

Judy Berman

Leadership Development

Judy is a sales and marketing executive with more than 20 years of progressive experience at Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune and most recently the Baltimore Sun Media Group (BSMG). As the Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at BSMG, she was responsible for advertising and consumer revenue, plus business and consumer marketing for a diverse portfolio of print and digital products. In that position she also led and mentored a team of sales, marketing and creative services staff and was an expert at guiding employees through times of company and industry change.

Judy holds an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA and a BA in Psychology from Bryn Mawr College. She is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC), having completed her postgraduate studies at the College of Executive Coaching, the leader in coach training for professionals with graduate degrees. She is a certified consultant for the Harrison Assessment, a work preference inventory and development tool used around the world by companies such as Dole, Cathay Pacific and Travelers Insurance. She is also certified in the EQi-2.0, a leadership development tool based on the concept of Emotional Intelligence that can be used with both individuals and teams to enhance performance.