Need A Speaker? Here’s a list of New Mexico’s speaking professionals.

MATTHEW HALE – Speaker, Transformational Coach, Writer

You don’t have to hit rock bottom to make extraordinary changes in your life or business.  If you feel like you are settling, not getting the results you want or simply just feel stuck, you need to start using your Super Power now! 

Just like a lock, most things in life have a specific combination to access them.  Matthew teaches you how to use your Super Power of CHOICE so you can design a life that excites you.  Learn the tools used by the most successful people in the world to transform your life into one that feels fulfilled, powerful and successful.  Not only will CHOICE change your life, it will also make a positive impact on the world around you.  Inspiration is great, but having the tools and knowledge to create something new is POWERFUL! 

This experience offers hands-on exercises that keep participants engaged and offers them the opportunity to have fun while learning.  Whether you want to take your career or business to the next level, improve your health, create more meaningful relationships or become a more joyous and peaceful person – Matthew’s teachings are some of the most extraordinary training you’ll ever experience.  You will walk away a happier, more confident, more focused person with a commitment to be an unstoppable success.

Matthew is also the founder of Choice is Your Super Power Coaching Team


Phone: (505) 702-3083

Gail Rubin, CT 

Gail Rubin, Certified Thanatologist, is a pioneering death educator who works with organizations to connect with and sell to baby boomers and seniors concerned about end-of-life issues. She uses humor and funny films to put the “fun” in funeral planning. An award-winning speaker, she “knocked ’em dead” at TEDxABQ in 2015. She’s the author of three books on end-of-life issues: A GOOD GOODBYE: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die, HAIL AND FAREWELL: Cremation Ceremonies, Templates and Tips, and KICKING THE BUCKET LIST: 100 Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die. She’s also an informed advocate for planning ahead, a Certified Funeral Celebrant, and the coordinator of the Before I Die ABQ Festival, among other roles. Download a free 50-point Executor’s Checklist from her website TODAY!

Check out Gails TEDxABQ talk on YouTube:

Phone: 505-265-7215

Steve Corona, Humorist, Actor, Speaker, Dialect Coach

“Over the last decade, Steve has learned profound lessons in communication and performance from Hollywood’s top actors and directors. Corona has worked with some of the best, including: Johnny Depp, Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons, Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, and Gerard Butler as an actor and dialect coach – performing and coaching accents from around the world. His on-set experience with award-winning entertainers combined with a Masters Degree in Theatre has equipped Steve with techniques that he uses to help build clients’ confidence, achieve specific performance goals, and communicate more effectively. Steve delivers highly entertaining, motivational presentations demonstrating a variety of performance skills and character development tools to empower his audiences. Corona strives to provide valuable insight and practical applications that help people find and use their voice in: education, performance, business, sales, and more.”


Phone: (505) 306-8524

Shelley Gruenig 

Shelly Gruenig is a speaker, author, successful entrepreneur, curriculum designer, homeschool wife and mother. She is widely known as an expert Life Launch coach. She coaches youth and their parents, to plan and achieve their life goals. Shelly and her husband, Bob, strive to inspire others to take action by sharing their journey from broke and hopeless to an abundant life of health and wealth. Their business, Be Greater Than Average, has been inspiring young people to learn and challenge themselves to be the best version of them that they can be whether it is through STEM projects, Entrepreneurial ventures, Wealth education or Life Launch Learning. Her mission is to inspire families to reach goals that are far greater than anything they could ever imagine for themselves!


Phone: 505-715-7732

Susan Swafford

“Susan D Swafford is an international speaker, entrepreneur, author, sustainable wealth cultivator and founder and CEO of CORE Advantage, LLC. As a seasoned expert in leadership, personal performance and purpose development, Susan speaks to audiences to empower them to make true and sustainable change, unleash their greatness, and capture the vision of wealth cultivation. She gives powerful accountability and personalized performance assessments to her clients. From Susan’s nurturing personality, she shares insights of her success journey sharing stories of struggle and triumph, empowering audiences with solutions that give women the advantage to achieve their goals faster in life, business and community impact.”


Phone: 505-400-4141

Ken Jackson

Ken Jackson is an author, professional speaker, and an entrepreneur. He has created seminars for high schools, Startup Teen Entrepreneur Summits, Office of African American Affairs and the Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission. He works with numerous non-profit organizations like Big Brothers Big Sisters, Junior Achievement, and Project Feeding Kids. You can also find Ken volunteering as a high jump coach in local middle and high schools.

Ken works with young adults and helps them aim for their full potential. Through life-coaching, motivational talks, and mentor-ship he uses real world applications to encourage and inspire young adults to identify and overcome the challenges that are holding them back from greatness. In his book Live and Learn Your Way to Success, readers are encouraged to evaluate their life choices and redefine their mindsets to avoid getting mired down in regret and self-doubt. Take your conference to the next level by booking Ken Jackson for your next student event or conference.


Phone: 505-259-8429 

Bob Mason

“Bob Mason works with organizations who want energized leaders, engaged employees, and more profits. During a military career spanning 30 years, Bob was fortunate to learn leadership from some great leaders. Starting with a small team at the age of 19, he honed his skills leading ever larger and more complex teams, eventually commanding four different squadrons, including the Air Force’s largest munitions squadron. Bob has studied leadership extensively, but more importantly he has been there, working with real people, making hard decisions, and experiencing the results. On retirement from the Air Force, Bob started a company to bring the effective leadership techniques he learned to the corporate world where he has worked with first-time supervisors, managers, and executives in both profit and non-profit organizations. Bob is a professional speaker and is a Past President of the New Mexico chapter of the National Speakers Association. He is the author of four books on leadership.”


Phone: 505-453-5266

Dr. Bill Goodman

“Dr. Bill Goodman is a Technologist, Entrepreneur and a Master Results Coach and Speaker. He has a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from UCLA and has worked in Space, Defense and Aerospace his entire career; he has more than 80 publications and his technologies have flown on 4 different space missions. Bill is a Fellow of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), and a Partner in Vista Business Group, a nationwide M&A and investment group for the middle market. Coach #DrBillabq has been helping people to better their Business and Personal lives since the 1990’s. His grandcoach is none other than the #1 Performance and Business Strategy Coach in the world, Tony Robbins. Bill’s skill sets include: business planning, marketing, customer negotiation, commercialization plans, and financial and technical risk mitigation. His KingMaker™ Business Package empowers clients to overcome obstacles and positions that were perceived as insurmountable.”


Phone: 505-400-8169

Sam Newton, Broadcaster, Speaker, Motivator, Amplifier

“Millennial, Gen Y, Gen X, Boomers, all competes and are comfortable communicating on different levels through many technologies and styles. The common thread is each of us must express ourselves to lead, and sell though the telling of our stories.

Sam Newton is a professional broadcaster, voice artist, sales leader and public speaker. Sam has been a Content Director for one of the nation’s largest media companies. He sold 4.5 million dollars in luxury vehicles in only three years in the automotive industry and acted on the “Bedtime with Barney” syndicated radio show

Sam uses entertaining character voices, professional radio delivery, and interactive presentations to host informative teambuilding workshops and Keynotes. Featuring tools and inspiration to develop your message, self-publish a book, use video, develop social media channels, and promote yourself, business, or nonprofit. “


Phone:  505-235-3777

Sean Ritchell, The Motivational Rapper, Student Speaker

Sean Ritchel, or “The Motivational Rapper” is a professional youth speaker, rapper, and writer who believes true happiness is in the power of self-acceptance and self-expression. Known for his interactive, high-energy presentations Sean travels the United States regularly to speak with high school and college students. He has spoken to thousands of students in several organizations, and was featured on TED Talks’ TedxEducation. Sean’s unique background in student leadership and mentoring began when he was a student. After graduating high school as Student Body President he earned his B.A. at the University of New Mexico in Interpersonal Communication and Psychology. When he’s not presenting Sean loves to jam out and pet his cat, Sam. Sean and Sam are based in New Mexico.


Phone: 505 720 0990

Lenann McGukey-Gardner, MBA, CSP

Harvard MBA; Number 1 sales rep, globally, at a Fortune 500 company in her first year selling; Sales Advisor and Executive Coach to growing businesses in 53 countries around the world; “Top Performing CEO” award winner; “Marketer of the Year” designee from the American Marketing Association; profiled in Marquis’ Who’s Who in the World 2017.  Lenann’s been a part of hundreds of businesses and individuals achieving success.  She brings all that experience to her speaking and training, and has a powerful track record of working with people to achieve the results they seek.  She’ll hold your feet to the fire, and give you best practices and new ideas that are success superpowers!


Phone: 505.828.1788

Jerome Wade, Executive Leadership Speaker


Jerome Wade, CSP, is an author, international speaker, and adventure athlete. With 25 years of C-Suite experience, launching and leading four enterprises, Jerome is a seasoned authority in executive leadership performance, resilience, and longevity.

With his energy-infused presentations, audiences fully engage as they discover a better way to live, lead, and grow their success. Jerome has earned the reputation as “The Conference Activator” and is a sought out international speaker.

With more than 2600 presentations, Jerome masterfully shares insights from his success journey sharing stories of struggle and triumph, giving audiences lasting solutions to accelerate their success, achieve their dreams, and lead with impact.

Jerome is the CEO of The Epic Advantage – a company focused on executive leadership solutions and is the President of the National Speakers Association NM Chapter, proudly living in the City of Breaking Bad.


Phone: 505.463.7234

More Speaker Options Are Coming Soon

Please be patient while we collect the speaking information from the NSA NM members.  Check back each week for updated information.  If you need specific help and would like to see if one of our speakers is a fit for your event please call 505.463.7234.