SUE Talks Presenters | San Diego 2020
Ana Nieto is a trained nurse, personal trainer, nutrition specialist, certified health coach and the creator of the Mindful Online Workouts.
She has worked in the Health and Wellness field for 18 years. She started in New York where she co-founded a personal training studio in Manhattan,
called Transform Fitness.
Ana has also managed and started farmers markets both in New York and San Diego, as part of her mission to create sustainable communities.
She believes in the healing power of movement and performing arts what lead her to performing, producing, creating and directing immersive theater
shows in both New York and the West Coast.
Ana’s new business model incorporates more than personal training, and it’s geared toward helping you transform not only how you look and feel, but also
to transform how you relate to life itself.
She strongly believes that balanced energy is the key to physical and spiritual success.
Analia Mendez began her career at San Francisco State University (SFSU), where she managed a Health Careers Opportunity Program—a Health Resources & Services Administration (1M+) federal program—in 2001.
Since then, she has held leadership positions in educational settings across the country and is currently the Director of Career Education and Advising at UC San Diego’s Career Center. Analia is also the CEO of Signature Careers—a career transitioning coaching company and the San Diego Evangelist for Soar.com—a Paul Allen (founder of Ancestry.com) company. Analia has spoken as a career expert for U.S. News & World Report, Univision, the National Association of Colleges & Employers and was featured as a Woman of Distinction in San Diego Women Magazine.
Since obtaining a B.A. in Psychology and an M.S. in Counseling from SFSU, it has been her desire to inspire those in career transition to reach and achieve their ultimate career potential.
Lucy Kelleher is a business development strategist and founder of Keep Them Loyal. As a thought leader in the industry, she has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and business owners to help them grow their business by creating, increasing and leveraging their connections for increased referrals and revenue. She teaches practical and strategic ways to create channels of communication to stay connected to clients and referral partners. She is a frequent speaker at industry events with engaging, entertaining, and informative presentations.
Lucy received her Bachelor’s Degree and teaching credentials from Cal State San Marcos in 2006. She received her ABA Approved Paralegal Certification from the University of San Diego, later returning to teach in that same program. She was the lead paralegal in managing major litigation cases. She also has a Professional Certificate in Human Resource Management from UCSD.
Lucy has taught in the San Marcos Unified School District, working with Second Language Learners.
She earned her black belt in the Japanese martial art of Aikido. She and her husband own and run Aikido of Escondido, a martial arts dojo.
Lucy is President of the Board of Directors for Milestone House, a short-term residential therapeutic program for children who are survivors of child abuse trauma.
She is a life-long learner and has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. She uses what she has learned from her life and business experiences to motivate and inspire business owners to grow and succeed.
Lucy is affiliated with numerous professional associations including Connected Women of Influence.
Monique Guzmán, a Chilean Mexican American Designer is super extra, super passionate, and super driven.
As a designer, self-taught, she made her first top at 14 years old. Started making her costumes for her dance shows and making /designing for her dance troop. This later turned into a small business from her home to supplement her income.
She created Siren Skirts on a napkin in a coffee shop, envisioning the swirls of scent and hair after a woman walks past.
Monique is an artist in all different genres. From painting and drawing, to dance and fashion, to production and cuisine, and photography. She believes art should be in everything you do.
She is the Protector: Mother of 5, born on Earth Day, innately nurturing, decisive & intuitive. She is a champion of children, women, nature, and the arts.
She is the Traveler: Seeker of lands, people, cultures, traditions, & customs. She finds beauty in all and the connections we share.
She is the Dancer: Dancing since the age of 5, can’t live without music and dance. Master of Flamenco, Samba, and Tango Argentino.
Monique aims to remind woman that they are the Bomb and not to forget their power.
Dr. Rebecca Johannsen specializes in creating active learning environments, based on techniques used in the theatre, to create opportunities to not only learn the latest in organizational theory, but to put it into practice.
She has been working in the fields of emotional intelligence, gender equity and unconscious bias, collaboration, and creativity, as well as working as a public speaking coach, for over 10 years.
Rebecca holds a Ph.D. in Drama from the University of California Irvine. She has worked with Fortune 500 organizations ranging from the fields of High Tech, Biotech, Communications, Government, Retail, Military, Education, and Advertising, among others. She has taught at New York University, Fordham University, the University of California Irvine, California State University Northridge, and Mercy College.
Rebecca is also a successful playwright, director, actor, and producer.
Colm Kelly has over 30 years of business ownership and business coaching experience helping small business owners of all types to grow, fix, build and improve their businesses. He understands the challenges and the excitement small business owners face every day in their relentless persuit of their dreams.
Colm now focuses all of that experience and skill exclusively assisting Naturopathic Doctors across the globe, to grow and expand their practices to achieve whatever their version of success is.
He has transitioned his entire business to be 100% online which allows him the freedom to travel the world with his wife and family while doing what he loves.
Colm says his greatest achievement is not a business or a marketing strategy, but any day he can make someone laugh and help them forget their stress for a moment, or for a lifetime!
YOLO … enjoy the journey or change your path!