Teri is Speaking at the Upcoming Event:


The Power of Purpose-Driven Leadership, April 14, 2016

People seek purpose and purpose-driven leadership is a clear competitive advantage.  So what is purpose-driven leadership? And how do you infuse it into your company? Join me for a conversation with three of Seattle’s influential CEOs on how they’ve used their purpose to build, invigorate and re-invent their companies.


  • Darryl Rawlings, CEO, Trupanion
  • Darrell Cavens, CEO, Zulily
  • Jim Weber, Brooks Running



Keynote “From the CEO’s Perspective” Purposeful Leadership, Century Link, February 25, 2016

Keynote “TINYtalk” at TINYpulse, Your ONE Must Have, February 18, 2016

CEO FORUM: “From the CEO’s Perspective” – 2016 Employee Engagement Trends, Feb 4, 2016 featuring David Niu, Founder & CEO TINYpulse, Henry Albrecht, Founder & CEO, Limeade, Mike Metzger, CEO, PayScale

Keynote “From the CEO’s Perspective” Purposeful Leadership, Seattle International Rotary, January 28, 2016

CEO FORUM:From the CEO’s Perspective”  – Creating a Sustainable Culture, October 22, 2015, featuring Raj Singh, Co-Founder, Concur, Matt Ehrlichman, CEO & Co-Founder, Porch and Scott Svenson, CEO & Co-Founder, MOD Pizza WATCH VIDEOS

CEO FORUM: “From the CEO’s Perspective” – CEO Transitions, July 16, 2015 featuring Brad Tilden, CEO, Alaska Airlines, Sarah Bird, CEO, MOZ, Ray Heacox, President KING 5 NBC

Keynote “Your ONE Must Have” Regence Health Insurance, November 11, 2015

Keynote “Your ONE Must Have” KPMG, September 10, 2015

Keynote Powerbase & Influence, University of Washington, May 20, 2015

CEO FORUM: “From the CEO’s Perspective” – Women in Leadership, April 30, 2015 featuring Phyllis Campbell, Chairman of NW Region, JP Morgan Chase, Dan Levitan, Managing Partner, Maveron, Jon Bridge, Co-CEO, Ben Bridge Jewelers

Keynote “Your ONE Must Have” Hope Heart Institute, March 12, 2015

“From the CEO’s Perspective” Leadership Conversations, Seattle Rotary 4, February 25, 2015

CEO FORUM: “From the CEO’s Perspective” – Millennial Leadership, February 12, 2015 featuring Dan Price, CEO, Gravity Payments, Josh Dirks, CEO, Project Bionic, John Rubino, Partner, GreenRubino

Keynote Developing Your Leadership Vision, Seattle University, December 2, 2014

CEO FORUM: “From the CEO’s Perspective”  – Hospitality Leadership, November 13, 2014 featuring John Oppenheimer, CEO, Columbia Hospitality, Ted Baseler, CEO, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Pamela Hinckley, CEO, Tom Douglas Restaurants

Workshop Powerbase & Influence, 9 Mile Labs, September 25, 2014

Workshop Powerbase & Influence, Puget Sound Business Journal, July 8, 2014

“From the CEO’s Perspective” Book Launch – June 19, 2014

Commonly Requested Topics

Assessing the power of your professional relationships and developing an  influence plan

The power of perception

Communicating simply & powerfully in a multi-generational workforce

Identifying & developing the up-and-comers