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Joan is currently a Web Content Manager at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, where she also writes a newsletter. Warming Up is her first novel. Her work has been featured on E-Zine Articles and in New England Poetry Anthology. She is a Staff Reviewer at Readwave and blogs at Second Avenue Story Club

Brian Brunkow, Esq.

Brian graduated with honors from Seattle University and is a San Diego-based CA and WA attorney focused on family law involving student-athletes and NCAA recruiting. A sometimes proud resident of Southern La Jolla, AKA Pacific Beach, Brian also coaches youth football and writes on sports parenting and NCAA recruiting at www.ZeroOffseason.

Karyn Buxman

Meet speaker, author, and neurohumorist Karyn Buxman. While her classmates were dissecting frogs Karyn was dissecting humor. Her mission in life is to improve global health & business through laughter and to heal the humor impaired.

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Carol LeBeau

Carol LeBeau spent close to 30 years as a beloved fixture on San Diego News. Today she is enjoying her retirement, as well as a second career as an in demand speaker at functions throughout San Diego. In addition to her many speaking engagements, Carol is a columnist for San Diego Woman speaking about life after her news career.

Debbie Storms

Debbie has enjoyed many careers from accountant to air traffic controller. She believes life is an adventure to be lived to its fullest. Growing up in New Jersey, she learned life skills to help her practice that credo. Her passion for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She is now focusing on writing about her travels and interviewing entertainers, which is a great combo!

Lauren Feiner, Psy.D.

Lisa Matar

A San Diego State University graduate has lived in San Diego since 1997. After graduating with a degree in Art, with an emphasis in Graphic Design, she put her skills to work in the real estate industry. After enjoying a successful career, she retired and began fashion writing and blogging San Diego events. She currently resides in Scripps Ranch with her husband and two young children.

Laurel graduated from nursing school with honors in 1990 while raising three small children. After her youngest left home, she sold everything and joined a traveling nurse agency. Her first and only assignment was in "America’s finest City". So she settled in and went to work for Scripps Memorial Hospital.

Jaime V. Habert

Jaime is a music enthusiast with a passion for everything entertainment. She holds a degree in Business Management and is pursuing a Bachelor's in Music Business. Her interests are varied and she always has a story to tell. She takes every opportunity to write about the subjects she loves- all while working in Real Estate.

Dr. Lauren Feiner is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the greater San Diego area. She is a contract Psychologist at UCSD Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) in addition to maintaining a private practice in La Jolla, CA.

Jeani spent close to 30 years as a successful professional in the marketing and business development fields, which included both medical and private sector companies. Presently retired she takes great pleasure in her second career as a gifted free-lance writer for several publications. She is currently writing a book.

Eva Starr

Eva Starr’s spiritual journey has taken her coast-to-coast digesting the various schools of thought. Starr a transplant from Cleveland, OH currently writes for The Journey Magazine. When she’s not writing you’ll find her cooking for the homeless and the Veterans of North County. For speaking engagements contact her at evastarr24@ & visit her new blog starronthefly.evastarr. com

Lisa is the owner of Photography by Lisa K, a custom portrait studio located in San Diego, specializing in the highest quality portraiture. As the mother of twins, Lisa shines at capturing moments in pregnancy and early life. She shares her talents with many local charities

Jack M. Berkman Jack is President and CEO of BERKMAN Strategic Communications with nearly 40 years of practicing in San Diego. He is an accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America and holds the proud and highly coveted distinction of being inducted as a Fellow in the Public Relations Society of America in 2011.

Kristine Granakaia Kristina has over 13 years of experience in the fitness industry. She has a B.S. in Kinesiology. She specializes in Metabolic Typing Advisor, Trigger Point Thearpy, Corrective Exercise and Strength and Conditioning

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Robert has been a published writer for over thirty years and has been providing editing services for the past twenty-five. As a musician, he has written scores of songs. His life has revolved around his music and writing, often melding the two into articles and interviews.

Joan Verlezza

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