Catch Our Spark, Ignite Change

All of our speakers have a personal passion for the skills they teach and are sure to authentically connect with your group. Passion is backed by years of training and experience that is energized, engaging and educational.

Joneen Mackenzie

Joneen Mackenzie

Youth, Singles, Divorce Recovery, Certification

Joneen's energy permeates a room as she delivers expert advice in an easy-to-digest format. She's the lead author of the nationally-acclaimed REAL Essentials curriculum and has certified over 10,000 educators to empower their students. Joneen Mackenzie graduated from University of Texas' School of Nursing and is a former 1st Lt. in the USAF Nurse Corps. Her credentials in public health make her a valued member of national boards leading the discussion on public policy and health standards in schools. Joneen is the mother of 4 grown children and has a special knack for starting belly laughs in her 4 grandchildren.

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Josh Sosa

Josh Sosa

Youth, College, Certification

Josh’s presentations transcend the barriers of age and culture. For over 18 years, he's paired passion with purpose and clearly delivered strategies and tools to help people reduce drama and hurt in their lives. When Josh enters a community, he motivates people to change, inspires them to lead, and challenges them to think outside the box. Josh resides in Denver, CO, and has been married for 19 years to Michelle—his high school sweetheart. They have three children together. Working as a National Trainer for CRE, Josh has helped reach over 100,000 people.

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Darius Jones

Darius Jones

Youth, Pre-Married, Marriage

Today Darius takes pride in being a great role model to his 3 children and seeks to keep butterflies fluttering with his wife of 11 years, Yolanda. Getting to this place for their family wasn't always easy. When trying times threatened the first year of their marriage, the couple attended a workshop through The Center for Relationship Education. Darius was so enthused with what he had been taught that he decided to pursue a career teaching the same skills to others. His transparency and passion connects him with any audience. He regularly speaks to youth, adults and couples with the inspiring message that, with the right skills and commitment, relationships can thrive.

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Lauren Reitsema

Lauren Reitsema

Youth, College, Marriage, Corporate, Certification

Lauren’s interest in relationship skills began when her parents divorced after 20 years of marriage. Seeking to understand better patterns for her own future legacy, she earned a bachelor’s degree from TCU in communication studies. Her vocational speaking experience spans over 15 years, teaching a variety of relationship skills to youth, adults and corporate teams. Lauren recognizes relationships with people are an asset and energizes a room to prioritize the people in their lives. Her favorite asset is her husband, Josh. They've been married 10 years and have two children. All Colorado natives, they are avid skiers, outdoor enthusiasts and Broncos fans.

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Meet Our Contracted Speaker Team

Misty Willis

Misty Willis

Specializes in: Singles, Motherhood

Kalvin & Liz Evans

Kalvin & Liz Evans

Specialize in: College, Marriage, Military

Larry & Vicky Daub

Larry & Vicky Daub

Specialize in: Marriage, Military

Josh Smith

Josh Smith

Specializes in: Singles

Stacy & Jonathan Dickerson

Stacy & Jonathan Dickerson

Specialize in: Pre-Marriage

Jeff & Stephanie McKinney

Jeff & Stephanie McKinney

Specialize in: Marriage

Moe & Paige Becnel

Moe & Paige Becnel

Specialize in: Singles, Marriage, Blended-Families

Pam & Rob Utesch

Pam & Rob Utesch

Specialize in: Marriage, Military

Michelle Sosa

Michelle Sosa

Specializes in: Marriage

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Specializes in: Motherhood, Marriage

Becca Robbins

Becca Robbins

Specializes in: Youth, Singles, Corporate

Josh Reitsema

Josh Reitsema

Specializes in: Marriage

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