Your Event Leaders
Get ready to meet Kelly Jahner-Byrne, a trailblazer in entrepreneurship, an esteemed business coach, and a dynamic force in the world of professional development! Kelly’s remarkable expertise and unwavering dedication to taking businesses to new heights have made her an internationally acclaimed leader.
With an impressive track record spanning decades, Kelly has empowered clients across diverse industries, including multi-unit franchisees, podcast start-ups, construction companies, successful business coaches, and aspiring stage speakers. Her corporate background, outstanding performance, and entrepreneurial acumen have positioned her as a highly sought-after speaker on various stages.
Kelly’s impactful presence extends beyond her professional achievements. She is the founder of a non-profit organization that has reached the impressive milestone of $1 million in donations. As a published author and Mrs. Minnesota 2001, she embodies a spirit of excellence and inspires others to achieve greatness.
Drawing on her extensive experience as a $1 million sales leader and a managing director of an award-winning women’s networking organization, Kelly is a master of cultivating connections and fostering success. She seamlessly combines her expertise as a health and wellness coach, vocal artist, and coffee connoisseur, bringing a unique blend of skills to the table.
Kelly’s passion for sharing her knowledge extends beyond her personal accomplishments. She actively engages with clients across industries, including multi-unit franchisees, construction professionals, successful business coaches aiming to scale their operations, and individuals ready to showcase their expertise on stage. Her guidance and mentorship have propelled numerous businesses to new heights.
With Kelly Jahner-Byrne at the helm, you can expect an exceptional conference experience that goes beyond your expectations. Her strategic insights and invaluable expertise will help you unlock your business potential and propel your brand to new heights. Get ready to embark on an exhilarating journey of growth and success with Kelly as your guide!
Get ready to meet Kelly Lucente, one of the rockstars of entrepreneurship, a CEO with a flair for business, and an absolute branding maestro! Kelly’s strategic business solutions have earned her national recognition, and with over 30+ years of experience in marketing and branding, she’s a seasoned strategist who knows how to make waves.
Throughout her career, Kelly has joined forces with global, customer-focused brands such as Pearle Vision, RE/MAX, Advance Wireless, and even Rollerblade! Talk about putting the fun in functional! But wait, there’s more! Kelly is not just about business; she’s a true champion of product transformation and entrepreneurship.
As if that’s not impressive enough, Kelly also shares her expertise as an advisory board member for the Entrepreneurship In Action program at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. She’s all about nurturing the next generation of game-changers. And that’s not all—she mentors aspiring entrepreneurs through the electrifying MN Cup, a statewide new-venture competition. She’s like a superhero for startups!
With her strategic approach to brand management and marketing execution, Kelly has been showered with national recognition. Throughout her career, she has had the opportunity to collaborate with iconic brands such as Mattel, MTV, Pepsi, NASCAR, and even the legendary Super Bowl Halftime Show. This marketing maven was also instrumental in bringing the top three national homebuilders to Minnesota – Pulte, Ryland, and Mattamy. It’s like she’s been living in the VIP section of innovation!
Hold onto your hats because Kelly is the founder of Re-Tool Marketing, a boutique agency that’s like a creativity powerhouse based in the Twin Cities. With her extensive 30+ years of experience, Kelly brings the party to brand management, marketing, and communication strategy. She’s got the secret recipe for success, and she’s ready to share it with companies facing challenges. Her passion is contagious, and when she recognizes pain points, she transforms them into opportunities for growth.
Kelly is a dynamic catalyst who gives ideas legs and helps businesses break through barriers. She’s the life of the marketing party, the master of branding ceremonies, and a trusted expert who has built and led not one, not two, but FIVE successful businesses! Kelly has a special appreciation for small business owners and entrepreneurs, understanding their struggles and guiding them toward triumph.
So get ready to unleash your inner innovator and join Kelly Lucente on a thrilling journey of creativity and success. She’s here to make your brand shine like a disco ball on the dance floor of business! Attend the conference and let’s rock and roll with Kelly!
Get ready to tune in and meet Sue, the voice that has graced the airwaves of KOOL 108 for an impressive 20 years and now brings her familiar charm to WDGY’s midday slot, playing all your favorite ’60s & ’70s hits.
Born and raised in Minnesota, Sue’s passion for radio began at a young age, when she would play DJ in her closet, using a hairbrush as a makeshift microphone to introduce the records spinning on her turntable.
With a diverse collection ranging from Fats Domino to Little Richard, and even some Barry Manilow and Donny Osmond thrown in, Sue’s love for authentic music shines through.
She’s fearless, relatable, and a captivating storyteller, and though her singing skills may be questionable, her enthusiasm knows no bounds. As a devoted dog lover, Sue embodies the authenticity of real music, eschewing passing trends for timeless tunes.
When she’s not entertaining listeners, you can find her nurturing her green thumb in the garden and fueling her days with the elixir of life—coffee.
Get ready to enjoy a delightful journey down memory lane with Sue Falls!
Dr. Jennie Hargis
Dr. Jennie Hargis, Faith Facilitator 2023. Dr. Jennie Hargis, the Faith Facilitator extraordinaire, is a true powerhouse with a heart full of passion and a mind bursting with knowledge.
Freshly minted with a Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership from Bethel University, she’s not only a scholar but a relentless advocate for faith and personal growth.
When she’s not busy inspiring minds at The How Conference 2023, you can find her fearlessly juggling multiple roles. As a dedicated special education teacher, she fearlessly tackles the challenges of nurturing young hearts and minds.
A few other titles—Dr. Jennie is also wife and visionary mom to three incredibly ambitious athletes.
In her free time, you might spot her swinging a golf club, spreading her faith with every drive. Driven by her unwavering dedication to empowering others through faith, she’s ready to spark conversations, and leave an indelible mark on your conference experience.
Get ready to meet Jenna, the unstoppable force, who has transformed from a corporate health coach into a phenomenal figure, encompassing podcasting, coaching, and providing unwavering support to parents. She shines as a beacon of hope for those on the path of overcoming addiction.
Jenna’s contagious passion for transformation knows no bounds. Fearlessly, she shares her own journey of triumph over addiction, inspiring others to rise above their challenges and embrace a life filled with purpose and fulfillment. With Jenna as your guide, you’ll be empowered to break free from the chains of addiction, rewriting your story and embarking on a transformative journey that honors work-life balance, self-care, and unleashing your inner superhero while gracefully navigating the demands of parenthood.
Prepare to be uplifted and inspired by Jenna’s unwavering dedication to empowering individuals to break through their obstacles and embrace a life of authenticity and well-being. She’s here to guide you on a transformative path, helping you uncover your inner strength and reignite your passion for life. Let Jenna be your ally in unlocking your full potential and embarking on a remarkable journey towards personal growth and fulfillment.
Introducing Stefanie Peters, the visionary behind The Boss Life – a realtor, national speaker, best-selling author, and a master at creating multiple streams of RESIDUAL income.
When the real estate bubble burst in 2008, Stefanie recognized the potential, and she’s been orchestrating remarkable business success ever since.
With a heart to empower entrepreneurs, Stefanie guides them towards breaking free from trading hours for dollars and achieving true financial freedom.
In 2021, she achieved an astounding feat, doubling the doors she owns, surpassing even her other highly successful ventures.
Taking the stage as a keynote speaker, Stefanie ignites audiences of 10,000+ entrepreneurs across the USA with her passion for real estate investing, team building, leadership, and the art of multiplying IMPACT.
Ready to step into your own spotlight of abundance? Join Stefanie at The HOW Conference, where she’ll unveil her secrets to building a thriving business around your PASSION zones.