David Beall has 25 years’ experience owning his own businesses, which have included Fortune 500 companies as clients. In addition, David has held executive and director positions for several large insurance companies, developing new products and leading several major software projects. Studying Business Administration, David attended Drake University as an undergraduate and Claremont Graduate University’s Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management as a graduate student in the MBA program.
For more than 15 years, Elisabeth Deffner has written about business for publications including the Los Angeles Times, the Christian Science Monitor, Southwest Airlines Spirit, and American Profile. A summa cum laude graduate of the University of California, Irvine, she has consulted with small businesses on their communications and public relations plans, as well as run her own communications business with clients all across the country.