LeAnn Thieman

LeAnn Thieman

As a nurse of 40 years, Ms. Thieman, CSP, CPAE is supremely qualified as motivational speaker and seminar leader. She helps many professionals cope with challenges they face, including burnout, stress, generational differences, and imbalance between work and personal...
President’s Ball

President’s Ball

Traditionally held every┬álast evening of the Blue Ridge Institute Conference, the President’s Ball is time to let loose and enjoy each other’s company.
Wayan Vota

Wayan Vota

Wayan Vota is a digital development entrepreneur. He is on the forefront of utilizing new and emerging technologies to magnify the intent of communities to accelerate their social and economic development. He is convinced that information and communications technology...
Gathering and Fellowship

Gathering and Fellowship

Come mingle with your fellow BRI members every morning during the 2016 Conference. Coffee service and beverages available in the Conference Center Foyer.
Leaders Control the Switch

Leaders Control the Switch

We are always in unprecedented times, are we not? Every political election seems to out-crazy the one before it. And the crazy tone of humanity ramps up accordingly. Civility seems to be vanishing. That’s where leadership comes in — OUR leadership. Leaders...