Our Core Team
MLMPIPA has developed a dynamic and diverse team of staff members and board members who work together to ensure the highest level of education.
Chief Executive Officer
Daniel Puder is the Founder and CEO of My Life My Power World, Inc., a 501(c)3 Non-Profit that serves youth around the world through its mentoring and life skills curriculum. Puder is also a professional athlete gaining himself the title as an “Undefeated Mixed Martial Arts Fighter” and Champion of WWE’s Million Dollar Tough Enough Competition.
Vice President Corporate Training
Michael A. Williams, (born March 13, 1959) is a Juvenile Justice Consultant, Business Owner, Adjunct Instructor, Youth Mentor and Life Coach. With early success in the electronics market serving in the capacity of branch and regional manager., Williams later became active in local youth programs and from there began a career in Juvenile Justice, serving as Facility Superintendent, Director and finally Regional Representative for Detention and Commitment agencies. A natural instructor, Williams gladly shares his knowledge and skills with students as an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University for the GPS for Life Course.
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Kramer is the COO of My Life My Power. From 2016 through 2015, she served as the World Director of My Life My Power’s 501c3, and now sits as the Chairwoman of the Board for My Life My Power as well as the Co-Founder of My Life My Brand and The International Red Ribbon Movement (IRRM). She serves as a grant writer for both IRRM and MLMP, she is the writer of their evidence-based curriculum.
Chief Branding Officer
Ms. Lozano is the CBO of My Life My Power. From 2011 through 2015, she served as the World Director of My Life My Power’s 501c3, and now sits as the Chairwoman of the Board for My Life My Power as well as the Co-Founder of My Life My Brand and The International Red Ribbon Movement (IRRM). She serves as a grant writer for both IRRM and MLMP, she is the writer of their evidence-based curriculum.
Business Development Adviser
Tony Solomon is passionate about working with visionary leaders and companies who roll up their sleeves and take massive action to build stronger communities and inspire others. Tony is positioning My Life My Power Inc. for long-term strategic growth as our Business Development Adviser and has over twelve years of professional experience in business development operations, non-profit management, public relations, and leading collaborative strategic initiatives with business, government and community partners. He is a decorated U.S. Army Veteran pursuing an MBA at Syracuse University and is proud to call Houston, TX home.
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GPS for Poetry
James Ream is a 22 year veteran Police Sergeant for the Los Angeles School Police Department. He is an international instructor and expert, specializing in many aspects of school safety along with being an international instructor with the National Association of School Resource Officers. In addition, Sergeant Ream has been certified in dozens of specialized and advanced training areas; including Patrol Combat Tactics, Urban Sniper, SWAT, and Tactical Communications.
Ron Shuali, M.Ed.
Trainer & Speaker
Earning a Master of Education, Ron has been speaking, presenting, and training educators around the world. He is a best selling author, As a youth his passion was martial arts, yoga, and improv rounds out a powerful champion for what is right and good. When Ron is not empowering school staff, parents and students, he and his team of instructors at Shua Life Skills are teaching children his award-winning Yogarate® program at many preschools including the future leaders of this planet at the preschool at the United Nations.
Vice President of Marketing
Edward Davis is the Vice President of Marketing of My Life My Power (MLMP) ,since its incarnation and the International Red Ribbon Movement. He works with all of the social media, is an additional part of the videography, works along with the web site, works with much of the behind the scenes work to help ensure things run smoothly. He also helped with the writing and planning of first MLMP course.
Ed Massey is a licensed attorney and for the past 17 years, he has been involved in School Board work; serving as President of the Kentucky School Boards Association. He is currently serving as the Immediate Past President of the National School Boards Association. Additionally, Mr. Massey is currently serving on the National PTA Board of Directors.
Scott Allen has been an active community volunteer for over 20 years and a PTA® member for over 18 years. He currently serves on the National PTA® Board of Directors. Allen was elected in June 2009 as the first male president of the Washington State PTA (WSPTA), where he previously served as Vice President and Legislative Director.
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
Henry C. Lozano
Co-Founder of IRRM
Henry C. Lozano, Co-Founder of Red Ribbon Week, former Deputy Assistant to President George W.Bush and Director of USA Freedom Corps., Presidential Appointee of President William J. Clinton, serving as a Commissioner on the President’s Advisory Commission on Drug-Free Communities and is now the Co-Founder of IRRM.
Marriage & Family Therapist
Corrado has his B.A. and M.A, in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy and has been licensed in California as a Marriage and Family Therapist since 1992. He also works at a non-profit clinic for children, adolescents, and their families and uses his theoretical approach of Intersubjective Theory and Biblical Counseling to work with all persons of all faiths to achieve a sense of well being through wholeness.
Dr. David Puder
Dr. David Puder is a psychiatrist in Loma Linda, California. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 5 years. His rowing team at UC Berkeley were national Champions.
Dr. Eric Turnbaugh
Psychology Performance Specialist
Dr. Eric Turnbaugh, Psy.D. is a psychology performance specialist who helps individuals achieve peak performance through mental strategies. He has worked with students and athletes for over 10 years both inside and outside the classroom. Dr. Turnbaugh is a member of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology and also develops and instructs master level sport administration
Sen. Steve Smith
Arizona State Senator
Steve Smith currently serves in the Senate in the great state of Arizona where he is the Chairman of the Public Safety, Military, and Technology Committee, the Vice-Chairman of the Commerce and Workforce Development Committee, and a member of the Education, Government, and Federalism and Fiscal Responsibility Committees.
Charles J. "Chuck" Saylors
National PTA President
Charles J. “Chuck” Saylors is the PTA’s first-ever male national president. He was elected national PTA president-elect in June 2007 to a two-year term. He was installed as national PTA president in June 2009 and has been a PTA member for almost 20 years.
HISD Executive District Chef
Chef Bargas, MBA works for Aramark as the Executive District Chef for Houston Independent School District. He is responsible for developing recipes that are delicious for the students of HISD and also in line with the national school lunch program nutritional standards.
CFO & Secretary of Gold’s Gym Enterprises
Served as the CFO and Secretary of Gold’s Gym Enterprises, Inc. between 1979 and 1999. After joining Gold’s Gym, Mr. Connors opened the first licensed Gold’s Gym and has been a participant in an additional 29 clubs while taking franchised locations to over 540.
Judge Donna Starkey
Donna Starkey is the Presiding Judge of the Municipal Court of the City of Alvin, Texas. Donna is currently a Region Director on the board of the Texas Municipal Court Association and previously served as President of the Association. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Texas Municipal Court Education Center.
Our Award winning speakers and trainers are located around the country and have a lifetime of experience when it comes to transforming schools, corporations and communities. They have gone through rigorous training workshops and seminars. They have been hand-selected to bring vision and purpose-driven transformation to the lives of participants worldwide.
We have impacted over 200,000 youth, teachers, parents, and corporate leaders. We have created strategic partnerships with global leaders in law enforcement, health/wellness, entertainment and more to enable you to choose the perfect hero for your organization. Bullying, drug and alcohol usage, gang violence, truancy, building morale, higher employee retention rates, or stronger work ethic and productivity within your organization are all solutions our professional speakers can provide.