William Walsh – Chief Executive Officer
Bill Walsh® is the CEO/Founder of Business Coaching/Venture Capital firm Powerteam International. Bill hosts and speaks at events all over the world! His passion is to empower entrepreneurs and business owners to create massive success. He loves to help people to understand specifically what it takes to build successful companies. He is an accomplished author, speaker, radio personality and movie celebrity, He has a very successful background in finance and marketing. He has spent two decades working with start-ups to major global brands increasing sales, productivity and overall success. He is an innovator with a remarkable ability to determine and dictate success strategy to seize global market opportunities
Austin Walsh – Co-Founder EVP Marketing / Internet Marketing Expert
Austin was born on the south side of Chicago. He is the son of Bill Walsh, world-renowned business and success coach, and founder and CEO of Powerteam International. At a young age, Austin was already instilled with the entrepreneurial spirit. By age 12, he began to DJ birthday parties and 8th grade graduation parties. He turned this into a successful business and started to become known for throwing some of the largest dance parties on the south side. On his 16th birthday, he threw a birthday party with over 600 in attendance with no entry fee. He turned around and in a month, had a New Years Eve Party with a thousand in attendance at $15 dollars a head.Austin found great success in the area of planning massive parties, and knew his experience and youthful advantage would lead him to his next great idea. He started teaching others how to use Social Media, such as Facebook, to grow their business. He learned ways to grow fan pages to a thousand plus people in a little over a week and keep the growth continuous. He then developed a monthly coaching plan to help entrepreneurs boost their presence on Facebook through fan pages. Some of his more known clients are people such as Mark Victor Hansen, Gary Goldstein, Matt Morris, Crystal Dwyer, Bill Walsh, and Marc Accetta. He continues to teach and inspire people younger than him, and has many plans for the future. He attended Roosevelt University in Chicago and continues to teach Social Media throughout both the United States and internationally.
Michael Silvers – Executive Vice President
Michael Silvers serves as Executive Vice President Global Training for PowerTeam International, a business development company that offers 300+ trainings annually worldwide. Michael is responsible for developing and coordinating the company’s Training, Masterminds, Mentoring and coaching programs worldwide. His clear and consistent strategic and tactical direction has been key to supporting the rapid growth of Powerteam International, recruiting and training Mastermind Facilitators, Mentors, Speakers, Coaches, and continually designing and developing new trainings, coaching models and techniques. Michael excels in leading and developing teams and individuals to achieve peak performance and has helped tens of thousands of individuals create the wealth, and engineer the lifestyle that they truly desire.
Cheryl Brenner – EVP Global Partnerships
Cheryl Brenner is an expert in day to day operations, management of strategic alliances and corporate logistics for entrepreneurial business conferences. Ms. Brenner joined with Powerteam International in October of 2014 as Vice President of Global Relations. Before Powerteam, she was an executive with a large organization and was instrumental in the growth and expansion of the organization, growing its membership to over 50,000 members in over 140 countries. Cheryl was responsible for weekly coaching & training of the National Sales Force. She created weekly training materials for all new members which were held twice weekly. Prior to new members attending the conference Cheryl led a team of Coaches who supported new conference attendees. Cheryl was an integral part and development of the day to day operations, negotiating of hotel contracts, managing ongoing hotel relationships, accounting protocol for commission payouts, daily commission reports and forecasting.