Who We Are

MISSION 

Our mission is to equip leaders and their teams with the tools to perform at their highest potential by offering science-based behavior change solutions to improve well-being and performance.

 

VISION
 

To create companies whose people live out their purpose and perform at their best, at work and at home.

WHAT WE DO

 

Shift mindsets.

Change behaviors.

Clarify purpose.

Be agile in the face of change and stress.

Amplify voices.

Ignite the Gamechangers.

Create positive shifts in culture.

 

Phil Burton

CO-FOUNDER, PERFORMANCE COACH

Phil Burton is a dynamic performance coach, facilitator and keynote speaker, who has delivered to hundreds of corporate executives from a wide range of Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations.  He addresses critical issues of leadership, teamwork, communication and energy management for increased productivity and performance.  Specializing in both large and small group facilitation, Phil is committed to being a catalyst that helps others reach their full potential in both their professional and personal lives.

 

As the Vice President of Programming and Personnel for the Ron Burton Training Village, Phil has helped train over 7,000 young people over the last 25 years.  Using his diverse experience as a business leader, former broadcaster and Division-I athlete, Phil creates energetic, interactive experiences that challenge his clients to think and stretch.

 

Prior to pursuing his passion for coaching full time, Phil worked as a sportscaster in the Boston and Orlando markets.  He served an adjunct professor at Boston University in their communications department.  He also used his expertise in marketing to assist DreamWorks® Pictures in launching their first ever feature film, “The Peacemaker.”

 

Phil holds a Master of Science degree in Journalism as well as Integrated Marketing Communications, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies. He obtained his degrees from Northwestern University, where he also played NCAA Division I football.

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Lauren Hodges, Ed. D.

CO-FOUNDER, PERFORMANCE COACH

As a performance coach, facilitator, instructional designer, and consultant, Dr. Lauren Hodges blends research in physiology, well-being, neuroscience, learning sciences, behavioral psychology, and purpose into the world of work and performance through the design and delivery of deep learning experiences. She helps her clients bring awareness to the beliefs and mindsets driving behaviors, clarify their larger mission, and identify a few key small, sustainable shifts in behavior that can drastically improve their performance not just at work but at home where it matters most. Her life mission is to serve others by helping them thrive in body, mind, and spirit so that their organizations can thrive too.

 

Over the past 10 years, Lauren has worked with some of the world’s leaders in health and performance research. Some of her past and current clients include Johnson & Johnson, Accenture, Thrive Global, Hilton, Covenant Living, Covenant Ministries Leadership Board, EMC Health Foundation, Enterprise, JP Morgan, Proctor and Gamble, and others. Lauren holds a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Central Florida and certifications in coaching, strength and conditioning, and performance nutrition. She has been in the health and corporate wellness industry for nearly 15 years. The two most recent courses Lauren has designed in partnership with Stanford Medicine, Estee Lauder, Thrive Global, and Accenture in mental health and well-being have reached over a million people since 2016.

 

​The most important hat she wears, though, is as a wife to her husband, Daniel, and mother to two boys, Jake and Ryder.

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Summer Mattice

DIRECTOR OF CLIENT STRATEGY

Summer a New York-based account director with experience as a sales leader, marketer, and brand strategist with nearly a decade of experience working for startups and Fortune 500 clients including: Accenture, Facebook, BlackRock, and Discover alike.

 

She guides her clients to grow and perform at their highest levels. Thinking outside the box, she builds simple scaled solutions and custom programs that drive the core revenue engine.

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Melinda Dransfield,
ICF/IPEC Certified Coach

PERFORMANCE COACH,
CO-DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE PARTERSHIPS

Melinda Dransfield is the founder of Breakthrough Performance Group, a company committed to creating a healthier, happier, more resilient workplace and world. She works with individuals and businesses to design and deliver coaching and training programs that help them to tap into their full human potential to create extraordinary results personally and professionally.

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Everette Fortner

CO-DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS

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Everette Fortner is the Associate Vice President Career and Professional Development at the University of Virginia and an adjunct faculty member at the UVA Darden Graduate School of Business.  He currently oversees University Career Services with a focus on creating a career community which will foster in each student career development that empowers them to live professionally fulfilling lives. 

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Dr. Tara Warne-Griggs

DIRECTOR OF INSIGHTS AND MEASUREMENTS

Dr. Tara Warne-Griggs brings a unique skillset to the work of transforming organizations into inclusive and equitable spaces. She brings over 20 years of experience translating data into actionable knowledge that organizations can use to improve their operations and remove barriers to the success of their employees, faculty, students, and/or clients.

Over the past 5 years, she has brought that expertise to bear, helping organizations across multiple sectors develop Inclusive Excellence strategic plans to develop and achieve their diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.

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Jill Sharp, BA, CPT, CHC, MMC

PERFORMANCE COACH

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As a Performance & Health Coach, Jill delivers training and development programs that cultivate healthy, high-performing leaders and teams. She also partners with organizations as a keynote speaker to inform, inspire, and empower others with the principles to perform in business and in life. 

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Andrea Droulers-Trejo, M.A.

PERFORMANCE COACH

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Andrea Droulers-Trejo delivers soft executive skills with a firm hand and a light caring touch. Known to deliver insightful counsel and goal-oriented  development, she is capable of driving the desired change without breaking glass.

With over 25 years of experience, Andrea provides focused and tailored consulting in Leadership, Executive & Life Coaching & Talent Development.  Delivered through her empathetic and caring personal style she delivers no-nonsense business/human capital results. Beginning her career with The Hay Group in Latin America then New York, she cut her teeth with the industry’s best, specialized in implementing large-scale competency models for the CPG, electronics, retail, pharmaceutical,manufacturing and financial industries.

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Bill McApline

PERFORMANCE COACH

Bill McAlpine has more than 25 years of business experience working in leadership roles with Fortune 100 companies including SuperValu, Kraft Foods, and Dell Inc. As a performance coach, Bill draws from his diverse background and wealth of business experience in operations, sales, and HR. Most recently, Bill managed the Global Leadership Development Team at Dell Inc.

An accomplished performance coach, Bill has experience speaking and facilitating to both small and large groups of executives. He holds numerous certifications and has trained thousands of leaders and individual contributors on leadership, sales, negotiations, presentations, strategy and HR processes, systems and programs. He holds certifications in Polarity Management, and Situational Leadership among others.

Lynn Seth

PERFORMANCE COACH

As an experienced business leader, executive coach, keynote speaker and former collegiate Division I athlete, Lynn helps people ignite their personal power by practicing self-leadership strategies that can position them for success.

 

Lynn brings her engaging and personable style to a clientele list that includes Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations and prominent academic institutions.

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Chris McUtchen

PERFORMANCE COACH

Chris McUtchen is a Performance Coach delivering courses to a
diverse range of Fortune 500 companies focused on increasing
engagement, energy management and living their “best lives” by
connecting with Purpose . Chris has worked for over 15 years in
Asia Pacific, EMEA and the Americas facilitating Energy
Management and Human Capital focused programs and is
considered a subject matter expert across areas of resilience,
performance, communication, behaviour change and energy
management. He has worked in the space of behavioural change
since graduating from La Trobe University with a Bachelor Degree
in Health Science majoring in Anatomy and Physiology.


Chris has designed and implemented Health, Engagement and
Performance based programs all over Europe and Asia Pacific with
a focus on sustainable and transformative behaviour change. Chris
consults to Fortune 500 companies globally with clients
GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson and Johnson, Microsoft, Lego and
Boston Consulting Group.


Chris regularly competes in Half Ironman events across Asia Pacific
and enjoys taking his surfboard and spontaneous motorbike
adventures whenever he travels to continue his love for the
outdoors. He finds deep satisfaction and fulfilment in helping
individuals and companies discover their pathway to a higher level
of personal and professional performance. Chris currently lives on
the beautiful Mornington Peninsula and is a proud father of four.

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Tara Gidus Collingwood,
MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN, ACSM-CPT

PERFORMANCE COACH

Tara Collingwood is a nationally recognized expert and spokesperson on nutrition, fitness, and health promotion and is quoted in a variety of media including television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and websites.  Tara was the co-host of Emotional Mojo, a national television show where she was the resident nutrition and health expert from 2013-2015.  She is a past National Media Spokesperson for the professional organization of 80,000 Registered Dietitians, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).  Tara appeared regularly as the “Diet Diva” on the national morning television show, The Daily Buzz for 10 years until the show ended in 2015. Tara is the author of Pregnancy Cooking & Nutrition for Dummies (2012) and co-author of Flat Belly Cookbook for Dummies (2014) and All In One Pregnancy (2016).

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Jenn George, BA, CGFI, CPT, SFNC (Pn1)

PERFORMANCE COACH

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As a performance coach and keynote speaker with over two decades of experience in motivating and inspiring individuals to reach their goals, Jenn is dedicated to helping others become the best version of themselves, both professionally and personally.  She coaches both corporate teams and individuals in energy, resilience, nutrition, and fitness to increase productivity, engagement, and performance.

 

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Natalia Foote

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Natalia found yoga 20 years ago. Within those 20 years, she got married, had kids, and switched career paths. Through all of life’s changes, she always felt ease after practicing yoga. She wanted to share that with others so she began teaching yoga and meditation. She started threeR: release, reconnect, and reset as a way to teach people and companies how to release tension and stress, reconnect with peace and calm and reset with clarity and purpose.

Natalia currently operates threeR in the Orlando, Florida area and also leads classes at Sunlight Yoga in Lake Nona, Florida.

Emily Durham

FITNESS EXPERT, AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR, 
X GAMES GOLD MEDALIST (WAKEBOARDING)

Emily Durham has always had a passion for athletics. She had a 16 year professional career in the sport of wakeboarding, winning several titles including X-Game gold medalist, U.S. Pro Tour Champion, National, and World Champion.

 

In 2015, she retired from wakeboarding and began competing on the show American Ninja Warrior. Emily has been on the show 5 seasons and has plans to compete on the upcoming season. Emily, is a wife, a mom to 2 children and resides in Orlando, FL.

 

She has been a ACE Certified Personal Trainer for over 8 years and loves to help others achieve their fitness goals. With her bubbly personality and fresh fitness ideas, she will keep the class fun, safe, and will challenge you to work hard. 

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