Michael Brown is A Husband, Father, Leadership Practitioner, Entrepreneur, And Church Planter. Michael Has Extensive Experience Coaching, Training, Facilitating And Developing Leadership Programs For Some Of The World’s Largest Organizations And Best-Known Brands. He Holds A Master’s Degree In Strategic Communication And Leadership From Seton Hall University. Michael Is A Certified TotalSDI Facilitator, Core Strengths Facilitator And DiSC Certified. He Has Also Served As An Adjunct Instructor At The University Of Arkansas, Ozark Christian College, And Cincinnati Christian University.

Michael Has Developed Customized Leadership Training Programs And Curriculum For The Past Seven Years For Senior Level Leadership. Michael Also Launched Thrive Christian Church In Fayetteville, Arkansas. In His Spare Time, He Makes Divots In Fairways, Tries To Fly Fish, Mountain Bikes And Coaches His Kids’ U8 And U12 World Championship Soccer Teams. Okay, They Might Not Be World Champions Yet.


Chief People and Experience Officer


  Chief People and Experience Officer

Laura Tronzano is a mother, wife and people expert. Driving cultural transformations, coaching & influencing executive leaders, attracting talent and growing skilled & healthy teams comes from Laura’s 20+ years as a Human Resources leader.

Her experience spans several multi-billion dollar organizations in the hospitality, financial services, retail and manufacturing industries.
Laura’s passion resides in providing “ah-ha” moments for all levels of leadership as she guides them in improving business results through investment in human capital. 

In her free time, she enjoys perfecting her skills in vegan cooking, rocking out at any live music event, spending time with her two sons and traveling with her husband. 


Director of Employee Engagement

  Director of Employee Engagement

Ryan Charest, is a husband, father, entrepreneur and church planter. Ryan is a dynamic leadership coach with a track record of helping people identify and accomplish their goals and dreams. As the Director of Employee Engagement Ryan will focus on helping organizations enhance their culture and employee engagement through the Insight Dream Manager Framework. Ryan is an Insight Certified Leadership Coach, graduate from Nebraska Christian College with a degree in Youth Ministry and has helped establish two churches in Spearfish, SD in 2004 and Sheridan, WY in 2015.

Ryan resides in Sheridan, Wyoming where he enjoys spending time with his family through camping, fishing, and opening his house to friends.  Ryan also finds time to enjoy sports through coaching his kid’s sports teams, attending his son’s High School cross country and track meets and watching the Oakland A’s. Ryan enjoyed playing many sports and has many highlights, but one of his favorite memories was an overtime win by Nebraska Christian College where Ryan scored the winning goal over Michael Brown’s Ozark Christian College team.  Bazinga!!!

Strategic Partner

  Chief Word Architect

Stephen Caldwell, born just in time to qualify as a Baby Boomer, is a veteran writer, consultant, and entrepreneur whose work has appeared in a variety of platforms across a variety of markets—from the sports and family sections of a statewide daily newspaper to an award-winning business magazine; from leadership development training for the world’s largest company to the New York Times bestseller list for business books.

As the founder and chief word architect for WordBuilders Communications, Stephen lives out his passion for helping people grow personally and professionally. He has more than 30 years of experience with a broad background that includes projects with ministries, start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, pastors, and CEOs. He has been a ghostwriter for multiple best-selling leadership books and written and designed training and development for some of the world’s largest companies. He has served as a consulting editor or ghostwriter on 16 books and is the author Grow Like Jesus: Practicing Luke 2:52 Discipleship and co-author of Forging Grit: A Story of Leadership Perseverance.

Stephen and his wife Audrey share a blended family that includes seven children and thirteen (at last count) grandchildren. They enjoy spending time together however possible, but especially when it involves travelling or spoiling their grandkids.


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