Midwesterner Candace Evans has been performing as a pianist and a vocalist throughout the Kansas City area for more than 15 years and has recorded and released two albums featuring her vast musical range. Her most recent release, “So Nice,” features collaborations with many of Ms. Evans’ peers within the Midwest music scene and is a testament to her musical versatility and her exceptional talent. Candace Evans lives in Overland Park, Kansas, and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Michael John Mally, and daughter Kristin, both of whom are among her most dedicated fans and supporters.
The founder of the Center for Cosmetic, Implant and Neuromuscular Dentistry, Dr. Sid Solomon is a dentist who is able to draw on over 30 years of experience while treating patients at any one of his three offices located throughout the Grater Los Angeles area. A graduate of UCLA and the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, Dr. Solomon is considered one of the area’s foremost experts on issues associated with TMJ and specializes in full mouth reconstruction as well as neuromuscular dentistry. Dr. Solomon has long been interested in the visual arts, and he often spends his free time engaged in pursuits relating to his passion for photography and painting.
The strength and conditioning coordinator for the Japan Rugby Football Union, John Pryor is known as one of the most innovative and highly effective coaches in the world of international rugby competition. A respected and accomplished coaching professional, Pryor is also the director at JointAction, where he utilizes his extensive experience in biomechanics and exercise physiology to improve occupational health and wellness across an incredibly diverse range of industries. A graduate of Southern Cross University, Pryor earned a Master of Health Science degree in biomechanics and has performed academic research on a wide range of subjects relating to his current professional endeavors.
An IVF specialist practicing in the Central Coast area of Australia, Dr. Raouf Farag has dedicated the entirety of his medical career to ensuring his patients benefit from a highly personalized approach to medical care. Operating his private practice in Gosford, New South Wales, Dr. Farag believes in providing comprehensive medical services and, with the help of his exceptional staff, works diligently to orient these services according to the specific wishes of the patient. The obstetrician and gynecologist is able to draw on many years of practical experience in developing a detailed medical care plan for each patient, and he has developed a reputation as one the most compassionate doctors practicing in New South Wales.
Lisa LaVerdiere is the founder of the Home for Life Animal Sanctuary, where she oversees the care of animals unable to find a home through a traditional animal shelter. Many of the animals LaVerdiere cares for at the sanctuary she founded in 1997 have special needs and requirements, all of which are met through Home for Life Animal Sanctuary. Formerly a practicing lawyer, LaVerdiere specialized in toxic tort law along with product liability before permanently shifting her focus to creating a sanctuary capable of providing a necessary alternative to the limited options available through traditional animal shelters.
A lifelong resident of the Midwest who has extensive experience in all facets of business administration, Michael John Mally is currently responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of The Carriage Club as its general manager and CAO. Since graduating from the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, Michael has spent well over 20 years serving in a number of leadership roles for some of the finest country clubs in the area and has developed a reputation for instilling a sense of camaraderie among members. Michael has also been on the cutting edge of data analytics and has used statistical analyses as a critical component in making important business decisions.
A respected psychiatrist who treats patients out of North Georgia Psychiatry — the practice she founded — Dr. Dana Sibilsky has devoted herself to meeting the needs of patients by adhering to an exceptional standard for care and compassion. With experience in both emergency and clinical settings, Dr. Sibilsky is able to draw on over 20 years of experience working with patients across a diverse range of situations and circumstances. A longtime advocate for compassionate care and understanding in all facets of the medical field, Dr. Sibilsky has made North Georgia Psychiatry the standard-bearer when it comes to the consistently exceptional treatment of patients.
As the CEO of Sustainable Venture Capital, Brandon Colker has consistently leveraged his entrepreneurial acumen to achieve the loftiest environmental goals through the use of sustainable and alternative energy technologies. A native of California who earned an economics degree from the University of California-Santa Barbara, Brandon has devoted his professional career to ensuring renewable energy is supported and implemented on an increasingly widespread basis. Taking advantage of his home state’s extensive trail system, Brandon is an avid mountain biker who has explored much of the Pacific Coast while expertly navigating some of the steepest ascents and descents California has to offer.
One of the most aggressive attorneys in the Chicago area, Patrick Andrew Fleming is a partner at Novack and Macey, a boutique litigation firm specializing in commercial and business litigation. Patrick has been practicing law ever since earning his law degree from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1982, and his career has been marked by consistent success in both securing and defending against legal claims. Originally from Doncaster, England, Patrick lives just north of the city of Chicago and spends a lot of his free time fishing on the shore of Lake Michigan as well as on the Chicago River.
A longtime veteran of the construction industry and the owner of several custom homebuilding companies, Ralph Slaske has devoted his career to building homes that are truly unique and honor each client’s initial vision and design concept. As a custom homebuilder, Ralph’s engineering background serves as the perfect complement to his previous experience working in the construction industry.