Current Headliners at People Talent Agency

Our Talent

Our talent are “C Level” Corporate Executives and top leaders in media, higher education and large nonprofits.

Our talent are well known “names” and can be a significant force in adding value to your messaging and building audience for your in-person and online gatherings.

Scroll through our talent bios listed here and let us know if we can book your keynote, moderator and panel programs.

“All Hands” meetings to get people to come back to office Town Halls and programs that bring people together are currently popular.

Or maybe you need a new voice/expert on your public company board.

We’re happy to help.
Give us a call at (800) 600-7111
Talent Development + Talent Booking

If you’re an actor, screenwriter or singer we wish you all the best but we’re not that kind of talent agency.

Headliners at People Talent Agency

Dr. Gerhard Apfelthaler

Dr. Gerhard Apfelthaler, PhD is the Dean of the School of Management at Cal Lutheran University, and a professor of International Business in its MBA and Executive MBA (EMBA) programs.

Eric Arbuckle

Eric Arbuckle is a Financial Advisor focused on managing the wealth of executives and business owners. Eric’s clients have complex financial needs who value a long-term partnership with a trusted advisor.

Brent Baldwin

Brent Baldwin is Senior Counsel at Direct Relief, ranked by Forbes as one of the top nonprofits in the world.

Peter Ban

Peter Ban is an executive leader and operations expert innovating, executing, and scaling solutions at high profile Tech and Media companies for more than 25 years.

Daniel Bednar

A veteran of the US Navy, Daniel Bednar is Chief Strategy Officer at CBC Federal Credit Union which serves US Navy active duty and veterans.

Rick Chambers

Rick Chambers is one of the most recognized and trusted journalists in Southern California. For more than 30 years this multi Emmy award winning news anchor has covered everything from riots to presidential candidates.

Florence Chung

Florence Chung is the Chief Engagement Officer of The Hetty Group, a community engagement consulting firm with a focus on public safety.

Brick Conners

Brick Conners is a former Top Gun pilot and Navy Captain who’s currently City Manager of Port Hueneme, in Ventura County, California.

Michal Dawson Connor

Michal Dawson Connor is a “triple threat” as an Actor/ Singer/ and Master Gardener.

Alicia Doyle

Alicia Doyle is an award-winning journalist who discovered boxing at age twenty-eight in the late 1990s when she went on assignment at a boxing gym for at-risk youth called Kid Gloves.

Caroline Feraday

Originally from the U.K where she was a leading broadcaster, Caroline Feraday is an award-winning broadcast journalist, with over 25 years of experience on-air.

Pat Finn

Pat teaches Improvisation at the corporate and collegiate level. Clients include Netflix, AT&T, McDonalds, The C.D.C., Marquette University, Indiana U, Loyola Marymount, and University of Colorado Boulder.

Dr. Danny Firer, MD

Dr. Daniel “Danny” Firer, MD, an emergency room physician at Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC).

Nathan Firer

Nathan Firer is CEO of Megilla, a B2B video software company. Companies and organizations use Megilla’s technology to access the undeniable power of video-storytelling.

Joe Garner

When it comes to America’s popular culture, Joe Garner has become its premiere chronicler with his groundbreaking book, We Interrupt This Broadcast.

Sam Goodwin

Sam Goodwin is an American entrepreneur, author and international keynote speaker. His presentation, Winning Through Uncertainty, is heard by thousands every year.

Trevor Goodwin

Trevor is a radio and television professional, producing for the Big Ten Network, Stephen Curry’s Unanimous Media, and the NFL Network. He’s also contributed to the iconic RedZone Channel with legendary host Scott Hanson.

Araxie ‘Roxie” Grant

Araxie Grant is an established financial executive with nearly 20 years of diverse experience, encompassing the gaming, professional sports, nonprofit, and cannabis industries.

Justin Grooms

Justin Grooms is an accomplished Business Consultant, Executive Coach, Author, and Public Speaker, as well as the founder and CEO of Chariot Consulting.

Gary Hall, Jr.

Gary Hall, Jr. is an Olympic swimmer best known for winning 10 medals, representing the United States in the 1996, 2000 and 2004 Olympics.

Dorothy Hammett

Dorothy Hammett is a certified Life and Executive Coach with over 20 years in C-Suite leadership roles.

Matt Horace

Matthew (Matt) Horace is a veteran corporate executive, professional speaker, media contributor and acclaimed author.

Dr. Angel Iscovich, MD

Angel Iscovich is author of the new book “The Art of Routine: Discover How Routineology Can Transform Your Life.

Sonia Jeantet

Sonia Jeantet is the founder of Cima Executive Development, a coaching and consulting firm in Southern California and is also known in executive circles as “the C-Suite whisperer”.

Marc Kase

Marc Kase is the Managing Director of Achieve Agility, which helps startup and mid-market firms grow revenue, reduce costs, and mitigate risks through strategic implementation of IT initiatives.

Aubrey Kelly

Aubrey Kelly is CEO of RabbleHealth, a health technology and services company in Southern California. Aubrey is a 15-year pharmaceutical executive turned health-tech entrepreneur in 2020.

Ravi Kumar

Ravi is a Partner and West Region Market Leader at Connor Group, a specialized professional services and leading IPO advisory firm, partnering with executives on their most critical and complex projects.

Tamara Lewis

Tamara has held senior leadership roles with both national and global organizations in her 20 plus years in human resources, recruitment and executive management.

Jason Love

Funny. Clean. Relatable. One of today’s hardest-working comedians, Jason Love has appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, America’s Got Talent, and Dry Bar Comedy.

Scott Martindale

Scott Martindale began his career as a structural engineer with Chevron Corporation before transitioning to the financial services world.

Ryan Mascilak

Ryan Mascilak is a composer, singer, worship-leader, retreat musician, and educator. He received his BMus from Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA). His original Christmas/Holiday music has been featured on various global radio stations and can be streamed on all online platforms.

Jim McDonnell

Jim McDonnell is the former Los Angeles County Sheriff. As Sheriff, Jim was the elected leader and CEO of one of America’s largest law enforcement organizations. McDonnell also brings more than 40 years of public safety experience to USC’s Safe Communities Institute, which advances public safety solutions.

Adam Mendler

Adam Mendler is an entrepreneur, writer, speaker, educator, and nationally recognized authority on leadership, as well as the creator and host of the business and leadership podcast Thirty Minute Mentors.

Sandra Mitchell

Sandra Mitchell is an Emmy Award-winning Los Angeles television news anchor and reporter. In the past 20 years on LA TV news, she has established herself as a warm and reassuring presence during some of the biggest stories in recent history.

Laura Moreno Lucas

Laura Moreno Lucas is a Latina entrepreneur who launched Pandocap, a financial media company built around her past experience in the capital markets.

Frank Mottek

Frank is an award-winning broadcast journalist with more than 30 years of experience, now hosting Mottek On Money on 790 KABC in Los Angeles, and worldwide on demand on the Mottek On Money podcast.

Rita Norton

Rita Norton brings 30+ years of State and Federal Government Policy and Advocacy experience and a wealth of connections to corporations and organizations establishing their government and political presence in Washington, DC.

Beth O’Connell

Elizabeth “Beth” O’Connell was one of the first female Executive Producers at NBC News. She helped lead the “Today Show” to number one in ratings success, launched NBC Mobile, and was interim President of MSNBC.

Elizabeth Pagliarini

Elizabeth “Liz” Pagliarini is the Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Summit Healthcare REIT, Inc. Summit, a public non-traded REIT, invests in seniors housing and care real estate across the United States.

Nicole Panzovski

Nicole Panzovski is the Founder and CEO of NCP Resume Studio, a high-end professional brand studio, focused on optimizing client professional branding across resumes, LinkedIns, cover letters, and bios.

Don Plummer

Don Plummer is a Rear Admiral in the US Navy and a dual career executive providing senior level management expertise at Arcutis, Inc., a dermatology drug development company.

Leonor Ayala Polley

Leonor Ayala Polley is a leading network television and news executive. At NBC News in New York she led the network’s diversity and inclusion programs while co-producing award winning programs.

Illana Raia

Illana Raia is the founder and CEO of Être – a mentorship platform for girls, and was recently named one the first 250 entrepreneurs on the Forbes Next 1000 List.

Maria Riley

Maria Riley is a passionate Catholic writer and speaker who draws from her experiences as an educator and mom. After a decade dedicating her energy and talents to her family, she pursued her lifelong dream of becoming an author.

Elaine Salewske

Elaine Salewske is a corporate sustainability professional leading the development of sustainable strategies that are good for both business and society.

Jerry Sullivan

Jerry Sullivan is an honored journalist and archived chronicler of Southern California. He is the recipient of awards from groups ranging from the California Newspaper Publishers Association to the Society of Professional Journalists.

Kathleen Thompson

Kathleen Thompson is a leading human resources and talent management expert, her most recent role as Vice President of Human Resources at Limoneira Company.

Tracy Ting

Tracy Ting is an accomplished chief human resources officer with background in financial audit who enhances shareholder value through strategic business growth and cultural transformation at multi-national companies.

Adam Townsend

Adam Townsend is the Chief Financial Officer at VIZIO, the leading US-based maker of Smart TVs, sound bars, and its proprietary streaming platform, SmartCast.

Sandra Velasquez

Born and raised by Mexican immigrant parents near the US/ MEX border, Sandra Velasquez is now leading Nopalera, the leading Latina-led beauty brand in the US. She speaks about celebrating and elevating Latino culture while providing access and mentorship to her community.

Paul Vercammen

Paul Vercammen is a five-time Emmy award-winning journalist covering major news for CNN. Paul is now communications chief at ShelterBox USA.

Anita Vogel

Anita Vogel is a nationally known Correspondent and News Anchor. Anita spent ten years at Fox as a full-time correspondent and anchor, and now works as a contractor.

Jay Voncannon

Jay Voncannon is the Chief Financial Officer of CoorsTek, a global leading advanced technical ceramics producer serving the semiconductor, armor & defense, automotive and industrial markets.

Jane Wells

Jane Wells is a top business journalist, currently a national business correspondent at CNBC. Jane also anchors the CFO Focus, CPO CHRO Focus and other online and in-person programs.


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